Academic City University College is set to lead the sub-region in technology and innovation education with the introduction of an undergraduate degree in Artificial Intelligence (AI). The university becomes the first in Africa to offer a degree in AI.
The program, which will commence September 2021 forms part of the university’s short-term effort to develop a cadence of new programs that will invariably push the boundaries of knowledge while establishing a foothold for successful graduates in the jobs of the future.
With the current advancements of automation and robotics, it is expected that AI is going to transform the global…
Academic City University College, in collaboration with Primetime Limited, producers of the National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ), will host this year’s Sci-Tech Fair, which is one of two events of the STEM Festival, another initiative of Primetime.
Given the importance that STEM education is assuming, Academic City has set out, working with Primetime, to keep up with the trend and ensure the interest in STEM is piqued among the youth.
The Festival, slated to begin on July 15 through to August 5, 2021, aims to promote the study of STEM in schools, educate Ghanaians on the various careers in…
In a unique way to show compassionate care for humanity, students of Academic City University College Rotaract Club have made valuable donations of large quantities of food and assorted items to the Potters Village Home at Dodowa, Eastern Region.
The items donated included bags of rice, gallons of cooking oils, cartoons of milk, bags of sugar, bags of sachet water, toiletries, used and unused cloth materials and shoes, stationery, and buckets of paint.
Talk about getting inspired whenever ACitizens mount a stage.
In his inauguration speech as President of the Academic City Student’s Council (ACSC), Owuraku Q. Quayson hinted at institutionalizing policies intended to develop and build the capacity of ACitizens. He held the staunch belief that sharing stories of creative, innovative, young students may inspire positive action and inspire others to follow in their footsteps.
Taking inspiration from the renowned online public speaking platform, TED Talk Conference, the ACSC organized IDEON, a student-led initiative that offers the platform for sharing ideas, perspectives, and innovations through short talks. …
The Associate Dean of Engineering at Academic City University College, Ing. Dr. Lucy Agyepong has been appointed as a member of the prestigious African Asian Pacific Engineering Council. She becomes the first Ghanaian engineer and the only female on the Council.
In her new role, Ing. Dr. Agyepong is expected to work with the other members to drive the African Asian Pacific Accord signed between the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific and Federation of African Engineering Organisations on 20th July 2020.
The agreement is aimed at developing a comprehensive framework for accreditation of educational qualifications and…
As part of efforts to promote and deepen the understanding of the African culture among the youth, Academic City University College organized a program dubbed “The Diversity Day”.
This year’s event was a student-led initiative themed ‘Breaking the Stereotype’. The one-day event aimed to celebrate and appreciate the different African cultures and backgrounds in a form of language, food, history, dressing, music, dance, and literature among others.
In addition, the event served as a platform to reflect on who we are, where we come from and where we are headed as a continent.
As a university with about 50 percent…
A low-cost vaccine cooler, a trash can woven out of plastic strips, a radar system to detect radio waves and signals were a few of the ingenious projects on display at our TEC for World Creativity and Innovation Day.
With projects at various phases of ideation and modeling, our students came together at our Technology and Entrepreneurship Centre (TEC) to highlight and showcase their creative inventions in time for the United Nations’ World Creativity and Innovation Day.
Held on Wednesday, the 21st of April 2021, the event had ACitizens showcasing several ideas and projects aimed at solving critical challenges and…
The Student Engagement and Career Service of Academic City University College organizes a series of workshops and sessions to connect students to the industry. For last week’s Career Service, we hosted Brave Connect for a masterclass. The Brave Masterclass session themed “Changing The Narrative: Careers In Communication, Arts and Creatives: With a Leadership Focus” was an in-depth info session on the Creative Arts, Communication, Marketing and Branding where Industry leaders from the sector interacted with our students and shared insightful lessons from their vast experience.
Academic City University College and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA (WPI), a renowned research university have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for academic collaboration to implement an accelerated master’s degree and exchange program. This is tailored towards enhancing the academic, professional and cultural needs of students.
The agreement will provide the opportunity for Academic City students to earn an accelerated Master’s degree from WPI and the ability to enroll in undergraduate courses at WPI through an exchange program, for a period of up to one year. …
On the 5th of March 2021, Academic City University College held its third matriculation ceremony to formally welcome its newly admitted freshmen and women into the university.
A total of about 100 students comprising nationals from 15 different African countries have been enrolled for the 2020/2021 academic year to pursue Academic City’s uniquely designed STEAM-based academic disciplines.