UPSA welcomes Class of 2028

The University of Professional Studies, Accra, has officially welcomed students of the Class of 2028 into the University community at an engaging matriculation ceremony held on Thursday.

The fresh students, numbered 8,692, are currently pursuing various programmes of study for the 2023/2024 academic year.

They include 430 professional students, 1,694 diploma students, 5,801 undergraduate students and 1,280 postgraduate (January intake) students.

Welcoming the freshmen, the Vice Chancellor of UPSA, Prof. Abednego F. O. Amartey, congratulated them on their admission to UPSA.

He underscored the significance of the matriculation ceremony while urging the newly admitted students to be disciplined to pursue academic excellence throughout their educational journey with the University.

The Vice Chancellor of UPSA, Professor Abednego Okoe Amartey, addressing the matriculants.


“Excellence and discipline are bedfellows,” Prof Amartey said. “Therefore, I encourage you to pursue excellence in all you do while here as students, especially in your academic work.

“Draw inspiration from past students of this noble university who are making great strides and positively impacting the world.”

Professor Amartey stressed that the University under his leadership will do everything within its means to give the freshmen a memorable experience.

He therefore urged them to take advantage of the resources and facilities at their disposal, emphasising that their active engagement and exploration will not only enrich their academic journey but also empower them to excel in their chosen fields.

The Vice Chancellor also seized the opportunity to highlight some ongoing developmental projects, which he said were all geared towards enriching students collegiate experience.

Some of these projects include a multipurpose twin tower building, a lecture hall complex, a footbridge, drainage systems, and access roads.

Prof Amartey mentioned that the construction of a new police station will significantly improve security within the university and its environs.

Miss Precious Mawunya Agbozo, who delivered the student expectation address on behalf of the Class of 2028, urged the freshmen to embrace the opportunities that lie ahead of them with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a commitment to excellence.

“Seize every moment to explore, to question, and to grow, both academically and personally,” Miss Agbozo said.


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