A Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow and Clinical Psychologist from Syracuse University, USA, Prof. Ignatius N. Ijere, has explained there is no research to prove that addiction can be cured.

According to him, however, addiction can be managed and treated successfully.

GAUW members with basic school children

The Ghana Association of University Women (GAUW) has engaged basic school girls to enlighten them on menstrual hygiene to mark the 2023 World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

Over 200 adolescents drawn from basic schools within Cape Coast  Metropolis participated in the Seminar, which was held at the Main Auditorium at the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

The Menstrual Hygiene Day is commemorated worldwide on May 28 with the aim of breaking taboos surrounding menstruation and raising awareness on the significance of good menstrual hygiene management worldwide.

The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Shop and Shopping Day recorded bumper sales as students constantly queued for hours to buy food items at affordable prices.

A two-day Pre-National Service Orientation has been held for final year students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

Organised by the Office of the Dean of Students’ Affairs-UCC, the orientation was aimed at helping final year students have a better understanding of national service.

The Directorate of Finance of University of Cape Coast (UCC) has pledged to digitize accounting records of the University. In view of this, the Directorate has organised a workshop on digitisation of Accounting Records for its staff.

Teachers and pupils of the University of Cape Coast Junior High School (UJHS) have commemorated this year’s African Union (AU) Day with a colourful event which displayed the various flags of member states in a well-staged choreography and a display of their rich cultures.

The Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA), University of Cape Coast (UCC) chapter has held a day's Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme for members of the Association.

The initiative forms part of the Association's plans to strategically help members develop great administrative competencies in their various specialised areas of endeavour within the University's administration.

Presentation of  the international accreditation certificate to ACECoR

The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR), University of Cape Coast has obtained international accreditation for four postgraduate programmes being run with – and hosted by the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (DFAS).

 The accreditation with a validity period of six years was received from the prestigious Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programmes (AQAS), based in Cologne, Germany.

The Infrastructure Development Institute (IDI), Japan,  in collaboration with the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR), University of Cape Coast, with the support of the World Bank, has organised a short course  on Coastal Management through the Integrated Sediment Management Approach.