Achievements

These are some of the successes chalked by our Administration

Peace Week Celebration

The UPSA SRC organized a Peace Week Celebration in the run up to the 2016 General Elections in the country. An election that saw President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo emerging as the President.

 

It was a week long of activities which saw many students participating. Activities lined up included; a Peace Hype, a Peace Match, a Day of Prayer, an African Wear Day, a Peace Jam, a Peace Walk and a Peace Concert.

Professional Talk (PRO TALK)

The SRC organized the maiden edition of Professional Talk (PRO – TALK), a personal development oriented conference that is aimed at developing that capacities of the students by challenging them to believe in themselves and aspire for greatness.

 

Some notable speakers at the conference included; Jeremiah Buabeng, Dr. Osei Kusi, Mr. Kwame Seth Frimpong, Prof. Goski Alabi as the guest speaker and Esinam Seade, SRC President of the University of Ghana

UPSA SRC Website

The SRC has developed an ultra-modern, responsive and user friendly website which is to aid in efficient dissemination of information from the SRC to the students of the university. The website is aimed at building and fostering a good relationship between the students and the SRC. Suggestions are however welcome from the students on further improvements that can be made to the website.

10th UPSA SRC Week Celebration

The SRC successfully organized the 10th Week celebrations dubbed #TheRebirth with a blend of educational, motivational, entertainment and fun activities. The high points of the week celebrations were the #RepYourSchool, Personality Talk Show, Artistes Night, the Business Development and Strategy Summit which featured Rev. Joyce Aryee, Executive Director of the Salt and Light Ministries, Mr. Charles Mensah, Managing Partner at Trust Consult, Mr. John Armah of CEO Orios Group and Mr. Gidwin Martey, CEO of Websoft Solutions.

Student Relief Fund

As part of its plans, the SRC for the first time implemented the sudent relief fund that was established with the aim of providing some form of financial relief to needy students who have not been able to make full payments of their semester fees.

 

The total number of students who benefited from the student relief fund were 24 and the total amount of money was GHC 28,830.

SRC partners IDEA Africa to provide library for Omanjor

As part of recent SRC Week celebrations, the SRC partnered with Idea Africa; an NGO to provide a library for the Omanjor Community.

 

The library is expected to be useful to the community serving over ten 10 school; both government and private. The SRC wanted to do something different from the norm of just donating to the less privileged, hence the decision to live a long lasting effect through this library project at Omanjor.

Mentoring program by Women’s Commission

As part of the Ladies Week Celebrations, the SRC Women’s Commission under the leadership of Miss. Linda Akanjo has organized a mentor – mentee program which saw over 100 female students go through mentorship with some 32 renowned career women.

 

These career women include Prof. Mrs. Goski Alabi, Nana Yaa Serwaa Sarpong, 10 workers of Access Bank Ghana Hon. Gifty Oware (Deputy Director for the National Service Scheme) and more

DVLA TERT – Drive

The SRC in collaboration with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) registered and took interested students through a stress free procedure to get them driving licenses.

 

This was intended to bring about convenience, affordability and ease of acquisition of driving licenses whilst in school.

Internship Slots

As part of its policies and plans, The SRC was able to secure internship slots from some prestigious firms for students.
Ranging from 5- 10 slots, the SRC obtained internship slots from the following firms: Access Bank, Menz Bank, Uni Bank, DVLA, Loyal Star among others.