The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Qualified Experiments, Accra, (UPSA) has urged the graduating course of 2020 to be brokers of improve.
Talking to graduates at the next session of the University’s congregation, Prof. Abednego F. O. Amartey claimed college students should really use the skill set acquired in academia to navigate the complexities of everyday living and make a big difference wherever they locate on their own in the globe.
Prof. Amartey pointed out that transform is inescapable, “unpredictable and unstoppable.”
He, even so, mentioned that modify can be managed with the ideal mindset and the suitable virtues.
The Vice-Chancellor, therefore, called on graduands to check out the entire world and get edge of the numerous opportunities that existence might provide, in spite of the uncertainties of the moments.
“Move ahead into the potential and improve the globe for the far better. You are graduating at a challenging and hazardous time, such as this COVID period. Go out there and control the modifications that can have an effect on your lives,” Prof. Amartey reported.
The UPSA annual congregation, this calendar year, was structured with 4 ceremonies, rather of a person in rigid adherence with Covid-19 protocols which include social distancing.
The initially session was held on Wednesday with the 2nd session having position on Thursday.
The situation noticed 1096 last pupils of the College of Accounting and Finance graduating with diploma and diploma certificates. The graduates were being designed up of 881 undergraduates and 215 diploma pupils.
For the undergraduate degree, 31 persons attained To start with Course whiles 270 got Next Course Higher degrees and 327 attained 2nd Course Decreased levels. 187 acquired Third Course levels and 66 of them graduated with a Go.
Six of the Diplomates attained Difference, although 141 obtained Credit score and 68 went dwelling with a Go.
The Performing Chief Government Officer of MTN Ghana, William Tetteh, who was the Exclusive Guest of Honour for the event also urged the college students to get ready for and embrace change.
“Crises arrive with opportunities and learners ought to be improved positioned to exploit those possibilities when they come,” he stated.
Mr Tetteh extra that the foresight and tenacity of world leaders have been examined in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He claimed several young folks have also stepped up to the plate by building revolutionary approaches of getting about the pandemic.
He believes there is no justification for any graduate who fails to surmount the worries of existence. He said that all those with an open intellect are a lot more very likely to superior offer with challenges and crises.
Mr Tetteh, who is also the Standard Manager for MTN Money Initiatives, encouraged the graduates to make the most of the interactions they have built with their good friends and faculty around the several years to their advantage.
Chairman of the UPSA Council, Dr Kofi Ohene-Konadu, commended the graduands for weathering the storm of the Covid-19 pandemic to total the last semester of their academic programmes.
He implored them to be very good ambassadors of the College as they leave college to pursue other interests.