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The Overseas Office has wide-ranging responsibilities and functions under the direction of VCG, which includes:

  • Recruitment/admission of foreign and Ghanaian students in the diaspora
  • Arrangement for Entry permits, visas, passages etc, for new appointees and foreign students admitted to various universities in Ghana
  • Liaison/monitor the academic performance of postgraduate study fellows/students
  • Liaison with academic and other staff on study leave.
  • Liaison with Overseas Universities Institutions and bodies in the UK, USA, Europe, Australia and Asia
  • Administrative arrangements in connections with visits of External examiners, Moderators, Visiting Personnel including professors, Lecturers and distinguished university guests
  • Recruitment of Academic/Administrative staff
  • Administrative Arrangements in respect of organising short refresher courses/seminars in the UK for principal officers from Universities in Ghana
  • Provision of Logistics/protocol and management of residential/guest house services
  • Attending seminars/conferences as proxy on behalf of our principals as required and to submit annual reports on the operations of the office.

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  • Specific assignments as directed by Vice-Chancellors Ghana (VCG) from time to time
  • Liaison with the Ghana High Commission, Education Section, in respect of the payment of stipends for sponsored GETFUND study fellows studying for various postgraduate programmes in UK universities
  • Providing references for Ghanaian students in diaspora in respect of further studies and job opportunities – social work, teaching, engineering, medicine etc
  • Arrangement of medical examinations for new appointees and principal university staff who require medical treatment in the UK
  • Placing of advertisements in recognised media overseas for our universities.
  • Promoting alumni activities and welfare
  • Procurement of teaching and research materials/equipment
  • Constituting panels to interview prospective candidates for appointments in our universities
  • Reference and assessments on candidates for appointments.
  • Presentations and appeals to UK organisations/institutions for donations of books/equipment to our institutions in Ghana
  • Specific and special assignments as directed by VCG

The Overseas Office has wide-ranging responsibilities and functions under the direction of VCG, which includes:

  • Recruitment/admission of foreign and Ghanaian students in the diaspora
  • Arrangement for Entry permits, visas, passages etc, for new appointees and foreign students admitted to various universities in Ghana
  • Liaison/monitor the academic performance of postgraduate study fellows/students
  • Liaison with academic and other staff on study leave.
  • Liaison with Overseas Universities Institutions and bodies in the UK, USA, Europe, Australia and Asia
  • Administrative arrangements in connections with visits of External examiners, Moderators, Visiting Personnel including professors, Lecturers and distinguished university guests
  • Recruitment of Academic/Administrative staff
  • Administrative Arrangements in respect of organising short refresher courses/seminars in the UK for principal officers from Universities in Ghana
  • Provision of Logistics/protocol and management of residential/guest house services
  • Attending seminars/conferences as proxy on behalf of our principals as required and to submit annual reports on the operations of the office.

 
  • Specific assignments as directed by Vice-Chancellors Ghana (VCG) from time to time
  • Liaison with the Ghana High Commission, Education Section, in respect of the payment of stipends for sponsored GETFUND study fellows studying for various postgraduate programmes in UK universities
  • Providing references for Ghanaian students in diaspora in respect of further studies and job opportunities – social work, teaching, engineering, medicine etc
  • Arrangement of medical examinations for new appointees and principal university staff who require medical treatment in the UK
  • Placing of advertisements in recognised media overseas for our universities.
  • Promoting alumni activities and welfare
  • Procurement of teaching and research materials/equipment
  • Constituting panels to interview prospective candidates for appointments in our universities
  • Reference and assessments on candidates for appointments.
  • Presentations and appeals to UK organisations/institutions for donations of books/equipment to our institutions in Ghana
  • Specific and special assignments as directed by VCG

Download MOU (.pdf)

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© Universities of Ghana Overseas Office, 2024

The content on this website is published by Ghana Universities Overseas Office on behalf of its members

© Universities of Ghana Overseas Office, 2024