University of Ghana

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This is the University of Ghana, the premier university in Ghana. It was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. The university strive to become a world class-research-intensive University.

Over the years the university has grown to be become one of the most prestigious universities in West Africa after receiving sovereignty in 1961 through an act passed to change the then University College of Ghana to the present day University of Ghana. This act was passed under the administration of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah (the first president of Ghana) who also became the first chancellor of the University of Ghana in 1961.

About 12 kilometers north east of Accra is the University of Ghana, an alma mater to lots of Ghanaian dignitaries namely: Barbara Frances Ackah-Yensu (active justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (President of Ghana) among many others.

In summary, the university of Ghana stands as an academic beacon, shaping minds, fostering excellence and contributing to the nation. With a rich history, diverse community, and commitment to knowledge, it continues to be a catalyst for the positive change and pride a for all associated with its esteem legacy.

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