UG Legon begins Virtual Orientation Programme for Freshers

UG Legon begins Virtual Orientation Programme for Freshers

The University of Ghana – UG, Legon begins a online virtual orientation programme for freshers. All fresh students are to note that they are to participate in a compulsory Orientation Programme from Monday, January 10 to Thursday, January 13, 2022.

Given the current circumstances, the programme will be carried out virtually. The Session for Monday, January 10, 2022 will be premiered in 2 sessions through the following links: Morning Session, from 9.00 am:

Morning Session, Join via: https://youtu.be/xJ-lRwAro0w 

Afternoon Session, Join via: https://youtu.be/Um0p2q3MdcU

The 2021/2022 Orientation programme is scheduled as follows:

DAY 1: Morning

  • Monday, January 10, 2022
  • Morning Session: 9.00am -11.00am
  1. Knowing Your University

Speaker – Mrs. Lydia Anowa Nyako-Danquah, (Director, Academic Affairs Directorate)

  1. Your responsibility as a Junior Member in the University of Ghana

Speaker – Professor Godfred Bokpin (Dean of Students Affairs)

  1. Your financial responsibilities and obligations

Speaker – Mr. Samuel Osei Mensah (Accountant, Students’ Accounts)

  1. Services available at the University of Ghana Computing Systems

Speakers – Ms. Ama Dadson and Mr. Benjamin Cobblah (Representatives of Chief Information Technology Officer)

  1. Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning: The UG Sakai LMS – Learning and Management System

Speaker – Mr. Francis Awuye-Kpobi (UGCS)

  1. Academic Quality Assurance in the University of Ghana

Speaker- Professor Daniel Twerefou (Director, Academic Quality Assurance Unit)

  1. Getting to know the University of Ghana Library System.

Speaker – Mrs. Theodosia Adanu (Ag. University Librarian)

  1. Surviving the Challenges of University Life

Speaker – Dr. Mrs. Bridget Ben-Naimah (Director, Careers and Counselling Centre)

DAY 1: Afternoon

  • Monday, January 10, 2022
  • Afternoon Session: 1.00pm -2.00pm
  1. Financial Aid/Loan to Students

Speakers – Mrs. Christine Baning (Head, Students’ Financial Aid Office)

Ms. Isabella Anoff (Zonal Manager, Students Loan Trust Fund)

  1. Students’ Health Needs / Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues

Speaker – Dr. Mark Frempong (Director, University Health Services)

  1. Sports at the University of Ghana

Speaker – Mr. Augustine Amissare (Representative of Director, Sports Directorate)

  1. Security Consciousness on Campus

Speaker – Major Gariba Pabi (Rtd) (Security Coordinator)

  1. Sexual Harassment Policy of the University of Ghana

Speaker – Professor Margaret Amoakohene (Chairperson, Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee)

  1. Office of Students with Special Needs

Speaker- Dr. Efua Esaaba Mantey (Coordinator, Office of Students with Special Needs)

How to login and register courses via UG MIS Web Portal

DAYS 2-4:

  • Tuesday, January 11, to Thursday, January 13, 2022

Interaction with Colleges

All students are to link up with their respective Colleges on each day from 9:00am for live interactive sessions. The links for the orientation at the Colleges will be released on Monday, 10th January 2022.