The College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) of the University of Education Winneba (UEW) has made a major stride towards helping to fight the cancerous graduate unemployment situation that has bedeviled the nation for years now. The College is now collaborating with industry to offer practical entrepreneurial training to all its final year students so they (students) would not be overly reliant on seeking formal employment upon completion but open up their own businesses and employ others.
Management of GCB Bank Limited on the 8th of May, 2017 gave a Cheque of Three Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢3,000.00) to Graduate Students Association of Ghana, University of Education, Winneba (GRASAG-UEW) Chapter to support their 2nd International Multi-disciplinary Conference for Postgraduate Student (IMCfPS).
An exhibition in cake decoration, fashion designs and entrepreneurship has been held by the Department of Home Economics Education on Monday, 15th May, 2017 at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre to showcase the projects of its level 300 and 400 students.
A festival village, a platform for students of the Department of Music Education to perform their original compositions has been held from 11th to 13th May, 2017 at the Amu Theatre at the Central Campus of the University of Education, Winneba.
Professor Reynolds Okine, Principal, College of Technology Education of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has encouraged university graduates to accept to take risks and venture into business.
He said the training they had received should aid them to create employment for themselves to lead a good life.
That, he pointed out, was the path to travel to bring down the high rate of joblessness in the country.
Prof Okine was speaking at the opening of a-day’s products’ exhibition mounted by level 300 students of the university in Kumasi.
A two-day mentoring workshop has been organized by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate for newly appointed senior members of the University to assist them in progressing in their career development in the University.
The workshop was held from 24th to 25th April, 2017 and attended by twenty (20) mentees and four (4) mentors from selected departments in the university.
The Deputy Registrar in charge of the Division of Human Resource, Mrs. Christie Okae-Anti has charged Administrators of the various faculties of the university to render quality service to customers of the university and exhibit confidentiality in the discharge of their duties. She made these remarks at a two-day workshop held at the Registrar’s Conference Room from 26th to 27th April, 2017.
The Software and Talent Exhibition Contest was a scheduled activity as part of the INFOCTESS (Information and Communication Technology Students' Society) Week Celebration held on 5th April, 2017 at the Main Computer Laboratory of the Department of ICT Education. The purpose of the event was to encourage students to showcase their innovative ideas and build on their talents in the ICT field. There were five contestants in the exhibition.
The Association of History Students has been awarded as the best club in the University for 2016/2017 Academic year at the NUGS Excellence Awards Ceremony.
The Association was established in 2013 with the objective to create a common forum for the students and teachers of history to actively participate in the decision making structures of the Department and to ensure that the challenges,grievances and needs of students are met.The association also organises occasional workshops,exhibitions,competitions,annual get- togethers and also promote professional ethics among members.
The Students Association of Department of Political Science Education has organised a seminar to commemorate its departmental week celebration. The celebration which was held on 23rd March, 2017 was on the theme" Tertiary Education and Job Opportunities."
Two presenters, Dr. Emmanuel Carsamer and E.T. Amanor-Lartey spoke on the theme for the celebration.