It is announced for the information of overstayed Postgraduate students of University of Cape Coast that processing of step-down applications for 2016, has commenced. An overstayed graduate student is a higher degree student who enrolled at the beginning of 2012/2013 academic year or earlier and who at the expiration of the maximum duration for his/her programme (up to 31st July, 2016), did not submit his/her thesis / dissertation.

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Award for Outstanding Research is given to one deserving graduand from each College of the University. The award is given in recognition of a major contribution from the scholarly work of a candidate that has enhanced the reputation of the University in a global/national context. The award is a certificate and cash to be presented at annual Congregation of the SGS. Supervisors of the awardees will also be given special recognition at the ceremony.

In collaboration with the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

5th International Conference, 2016.


Education, Leadership, Security Management & National Development


Venue: College of Distance Education (CoDE), UCC

Date: Monday, 26 – Friday, 30 September, 2016.

Conference Fee: GH¢ 570 ($150)

Keynote Address:

Prof. Nelson Jagero PhD (Kenya)

Provosts of Colleges

Dean of School/Faculty

Directors of Institute/Centre

Heads of Department/Unit

Office of the Registrar

Supporting Services



The Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Report to the 49th Congregation would be published as required by the University Statutes.

GUSSS Hostel Complex, located adjacent SRC hostel is available to Students. Interested Students can download Application Form and complete.

A copy of the payment slip together with the completed application form should be submitted to Room No. DF 4, Directorate of Finance at Central Administration, Old site.


It is announced for the information of the University community that in accordance with Statute 10.2 of the University of Cape Coast Statutes, 2012, the University Council at its Special Meeting held on 17th December, 2015, appointed Professor George Kweku Toku Oduro, currently the Acting Provost of College of Distance Education, as the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University for a 3-year term with effect from 1st January, 2016. Professor Oduro takes over from the incumbent, Professor John Nelson Buah, whose term of office ends on 31st December, 2015.