11,000 Applicants Reject UDS Admission Offer For The 2020/2021 Academic Year
About 11,000 applicants who gained admission to study at the University of Development Studies (UDS) failed to honor the offer.
This was disclosed by the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, during the university’s 28th matriculation ceremony held not long ago.
He said 16,763 applicants were offered admission into the Institute for the 2020-2021 academic year.
However, only 5,518 honored the admission they were offered.
According to him, out of 512 applicants admitted for postgraduate courses, only 355 enrolled.
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The Vice-Chancellor further stated that the university has taken essential steps towards the establishment of additional campuses, after losing its two campuses at WA and Noverongo.
He made it clear that fresh blocks were being established at Gbanyamni in Tamale and in Yendi, to accommodate some faculty students.
He also revealed that the University has introduced new programs like BSc Physician Assistant, BSc Medical Imaging Technology and BSc Health Information Management.
Prof. Ayum Teye also advised matriculants on to conduct themselves properly on campus.