Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 23 Nov, 2021 12:00 am

Veep tasks varsities to produce critical thinkers

Amankwah, said the current student enrolment was 3,529 but the university hoped to increase enrolment to about 8,000 in the nearest future.Amankwah said 684 students would graduate out of which three would receive Doctor of Philosophy degrees, 28 would be awarded with Master’s degree and 603 would be awarded with Bachelors of Science degrees.” Prof Amankwah said the UMaT needed financial support despite the fact that it has received support from government through the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) and the Ghana National Petroleum Commission.He noted that teaching and learning methods adopted by the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), at Tarkwa, in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region, was aimed at the producing quality engineers and entrepreneurs for national development.

John Ntim-Fordjour, at the 13th Congregation of the UMaT, at Tarkwa, on Saturday.Prof  Amankwah said the Emergency and Disaster Management Hub teamed up with Tarkwa-NsuaemMunicipality, Ghana Road Safety Authority, the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Unit, Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority, Ambulance Service, the Safety Departments of three mining companies, to organize a road safety programme on World Day of Health and Safety.

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