The Academic City University College has introduced special study package to offer financial benefit and support to students who will apply for admission next academic year in September.
The special study package will include an extended limited period of an early bird tuition reduction up to 50 per cent for selected programmes. This innovative incentive will apply to both local and foreign students.
A statement issued by the ACUC said the President of the institution, Prof. Fred McBagonluri said, “We appreciate and understand the financial difficulties parents are going through in this trying times of COVID-19 pandemic. In our very small way, we have introduced this special study package to bring financial relief to parents post COVID-19 while their children pursue their academic goals at Academic City.”
It said with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing school closures, Academic City swiftly switched to its virtual classrooms mechanism which created an environment where faculty and students could engage and interact in the comfort of their homes.
“Given that the pandemic is likely to stay with us for some time, Academic City is committed to continually adjusting to changing development as it emerges during this pandemic,” Prof. McBagonluri said.
The statement said the university’s elite undergraduate degree programmes in Engineering, Information Technology, Business Administration and Communication Arts were carefully and strategically designed taking into consideration world-class STEM education to develop students to become more practical, hands-on and productive.
“Our teaching and learning methodology promotes unrestrictive ideation and creative freedom among students, giving wings to their creativity and imagination to solve complex challenges in an innovative way,” it said.
It said at Academic City, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking were deemed core to a student’s foundational learning and development, and hence were designed into its programmes to create leaders of thought and initiators of ideas.
“The university has one of the best equipped STEM workshops in Ghana furnished with real industry machinery and equipment to offer students a first-hand experience of how these machines operate,” it said.