IMPORTANT NOTICE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES OFFICE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

COMMENCEMENT OF THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR  
As per the new policy directive of the University in the new normal, level 100, 400 and graduate students will report first beginning this academic year to complete their modular academic session followed by level 200 and 300 students. Further, teaching, learning and continuous assessments for both undergraduate and graduate students will be delivered primarily online. Below are important details.  
  
 A. Reporting and Registration of Level 200 and 300 Students  
1. Students are expected to report from April 1, 2021 to April 4, 2021. 
2. Registration will begin from March 15, 2021. 
3. Teaching begins from April 6, 2021 and ends May 14, 2021.   
4. First semester ends on June 7, 2021.   
  
Any additional information on the academic calendar can be accessed from the University website: www.ug.edu.gh   
  
    
B. Arrival  
  1. All international students arriving are mandated to provide the International Programmes Office with their flight details, name, level, programme and student ID number to assip@ug.edu.gh or WhatsApp to +233507485956. This information must reach the Office one clear week before student arrives.  
  2. For airport pickup services send an email to assip@ug.edu.gh or WhatsApp to +233507485956. Airport pickup is to campus ONLY.  
  
C. Accommodation  
Students residing at the International Students’ Hostel are mandated to send a copy of the receipt of payment both academic and hostel to assip@ug.edu.gh  or WhatsApp to +233507062290 / +233207053680 at least three days before departing from the home country.  
This will enable the International Programmes Office to facilitate students’ accommodation before arrival.  
  
The University continues to prioritize the safety of its students. Students should kindly contact the following emails or WhatsApp numbers for any further enquiries: assip@ug.edu.ghnspips@ug.edu.gh, arip@ug.edu.gh. WhatsApp to +233507485956.  
  
   
D. COVID -19 Safety Protocols  
In respect of COVID-19 safety protocols and public health concern, arriving students must not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, including body temperature 38°C. They must have a COVID19 negative PCR test result from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin. The test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time from the country of origin. For students who transit through other countries before arriving in Ghana, the first country of departure will be the reference point. Also, all persons must be wearing a face mask appropriately upon arrival (extending from the middle of the nasal bridge to halfway between the chin and the neck) and carry alongside, an approved hand sanitizer. All students tested negative will be required to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions following arrival in Ghana and on campus. Students can visit: http://www.gcaa.com.gh/web/protocols.html for more information on COVID-19 protocols or contact the International Programmes Office upon arrival for further guidelines on COVID -19 protocols.