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Welcome to Knutsford University College, one of Africa's most prestigious university colleges affiliated with some of the World's most reputable universities and organisations. Read more
Knutsford is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) of the Ministry of Education in the Republic of Ghana and is affiliated to the University of Ghana, Legon, and the University for Development Studies, Tamale. It has other collaborations with leading universities and research institutions in the US, Europe, and Asia.
Knutsford is closely monitoring the developments of the Coronavirus and following all approved containment protocols to ensure Coronavirus (COVID-19) free campus. Find out more on the Knutsford Covid-19 Live Updates page or Learn more at the Ghana Health Service page.
With the anthem refrain, “Though raging storms come / Even stronger we’ll be / Though raging storms come / We will never give up”, Knutsford University was founded in 2017 as a liberal arts, science, and technology college.
It is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and affiliated to the University of Ghana – Legon, and the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale. Its mission is to produce skilled, knowledgeable, and ethical graduates for community service and national development.
It was an honour to have been asked to be the guest speaker on the theme “The Post COVID-19 Era: Redefining new perspectives for Education”. The 2022 congregation and matriculation ceremonies were held on November 26, 2022.
Vestiges of greatness seem to be in the trail of Africa’s Royal University wherever it goes as Knutsford yet again, gains further international recognition.
Slowly but surely, the hard work of Management and Faculty is yielding dividends and catching the eye of the world.
This week, a reputable international organization headquartered in the UK presented a citation of recognition to the Founder of Knutsford University College, Bishop John Kwamena Essel.
The two International Awards, ‘University of the Year 2021 and Global Excellence in Education’ under the aegis and patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Engineer Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi were presented to the Founder of Knutsford University College in the Emirati economic and technological hub of Dubai.
In an interview, the President, Prof. Anthony K. Ahiawodzi thanked the organizers of the event GUIDE-UK and renewed his commitment to building Knutsford University College into a world-standard African university to continue to attract students of higher education from all parts of the world.
He thanked God for keeping the Founder steadfast on a long journey of turning a vision into a great reality with the unflinching support, loyalty, commitment, and hard work of both Management, Faculty, and Students of the university.
GUIDE is a UK organization promoting innovation, development, and education. They are the Global Union of Innovation Development and Education with their head office in the UK and branches around the world including the United Arab Emirates where the award event took place.
Theme: "THE POST COVID-19 ERA: REDEFINING NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR EDUCATION"
Special Guest of Honour: H.E. AMER ALI ALALAWI (Ambassador of the UAE to Ghana)
Guest Speaker: MR. ANIS HAFFAR (Chairman, National Teaching Council & Founder of GATE Institute Accra)
Time: Sat. 26th Nov 2022 9:00 am Prompt
Location: Forecourt (Knutsford University College)
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Whether you're a new student or a continuing student, the whole world lives in what it's described now as the new normal, the old normal is gone. Knutsford is no exception. We have therefore re-organised everything from matriculation to graduation in-line with the statutory protocol requirements as well as our own innovations to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Teaching shall now be blended i.e. face-to-face and virtual).
Academic and Student Services including Admission, Registration, Transcript, or Results, and Fee payments among others shall mostly be done online/electronically. Students can now study and access materials, books, and results online.
Parents/Guardians can now monitor their ward's progress and access their records online. All fee schedules as agreed with students must be paid timely to enable these new services to be successful. Our New-Normal Policy (NNP) reflects our passion to accomplish the mission. Knutsford is determined to produce leading graduates to serve our communities.
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Ghana and to Knutsford University College (Knutsford) for your studies. Ghana is a very peaceful and lovely country located west of the Sub-Saharan region of Africa.
You are warmly welcome to Knutsford University College.
Knutsford University College offers an academic experience second to none. It challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff, and students to do better. The University College has grown from strength to strength by the grace of the Almighty God. We have grown from an initial handful of students to a myriad of local and international students.
Prof. Paul N. Buatsi is a Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Business Administration with several years of academic and industry experience. He is the current Chairman of Knutsford's Governing Council. He is also the Owner, Chairman, and CEO of Omega Strategic Resources Ltd. He worked with the Ministry of Education in Ghana as a Consultant/Acting Cheif Director...
Prof. Anthony Kwame Ahiawodzi is a distinguished Scholar, Professor of Economics, and currently the President of the Knutsford University College. He is a former Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) where he also acted in the Vice-Chancellor position on many occasions. He has published many referenced articles in many reputable journals ....
Welcome to Knutsford University College. We are one of Ghana’s leading University Colleges and a place where free thinkers from all over the world converge to make a difference. We are proud of our local and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and student satisfaction.
Dr. Francis Kwadade-Cudjoe joined
Knutsford University College (KUC) as a senior lecturer in MIS, in January 2014,
and was appointed the Ag. Dean and Head of the Marketing & Decisional Sciences of the Knutsford Business School (KBS), and editor, Knutsford Journal of Management and
Sciences, in February 2018. He is currently, Dean of Knutsford Graduate School
& Research, KUC. He was a former adjunct lecturer at GIMPA and UPSA.
Welcome to Knutsford University College. We are one of Ghana’s leading University Colleges.
Knutsford encourages open and friendly student-faculty interaction and students are also encouraged to raise any issues regarding their academic work with their lecturers for discussion.
The Knutsford environment is so inspiring, motivating, and just right for me as a student. Knutsford is truly a place for me to build my future. I made the right decision to join this wonderful institution
When I first came to Knutsford, I didn’t believe my eyes. I thought I was on a different planet. The beautiful architecture is simply an invitation to enjoy learning. Never regretted choosing Knutsford
Our Vision "to be one of the world's best universities in Africa where students are well-groomed transformed, and inspired to lead godly and purposeful lives, serving society distinctively with integrity, and passionately enriching lives everywhere for global peace" enjoins us to be associated with reputable and leading universities across the globe. We started from home. And are happy to be associated with the nation's top and premier University of Ghana (UG) since 2011. UG is among Africa's leading universities. And with their wonderful mentorship, we could only do better each day. Our development agenda also made us seek affiliation with the nation's number one university in development programmes i.e. the University for Development Studies. Our degrees and diplomas, therefore, have global recognition, thus ensuring global acceptance of all our graduates. We are currently finalising various collaborative arrangements with other international institutions and working closely also with giant companies.
You will probably be asking all or some of the under-listed questions in your mind:
What's it like to be a first-year student here?
What's a typical day like?
Simply, come. see and experience. We are working very hard day by day to ensure that most if not all of the questions asked above get excellent answers to realise our vision and purpose.
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Our employment rate after graduation is very high.
Our Mission "to Produce skilled and ethical leading Graduates for community service, national development and global well-being through the provision and promotion of quality teaching, experiential learning and collobarative research" enjoins us to pay attention and to be on top of our mission.
Teaching is a measure of the learning experience and quality at a university. It is based on the reputation among academics, and statistics about staff, students and research.
Research is a measure of both the quality and quantity of research output, based on reputation, research income and productivity.
Citations measures how influential that research is, and counts the number of times work published by academics at the university is cited in other papers.
International Outlook measures the environment and attitude with respect to international students, staff and research. It is based on international-to-domestic ratios across staff, students and research collaborations.
Innovation or Industry Income is a measure of innovation at a university, based on how much the university earns from its inventions and industrial work.
Knutsford is on top of the above academics and professional excellence. Excellent Programmes that address current and emerging social challenges, and taught by leading professors with impeccable industry experience and involvement in inventions and research provide nothing less than excellent academics life experience for our students right from matriculation to graduation link example).
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