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 (newly admitted students). All fresh students are to note that they are to participate in a compulsory Orientation Programme from Monday, January 9 to Thursday, January 12, 2023.

Given the current circumstances, the programme will be carried out virtually. The Session for Monday, January 9, 2023 will be premiered in 2 sessions through the following links: Morning Session, from 9:00am.

Morning Session, Join via: 

Afternoon Session, Join via:

The 2022/2023 Orientation programme is scheduled as follows:

DAY 1: Morning

  • Monday, January 9, 2023
  • Morning Session: 9.00am -11.00am
  1. Knowing Your University

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

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

Speaker – Professor Rosina Kyerematen (Dean of Students Affairs)

  1. Your financial responsibilities and obligations

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

  1. Meeting your ICT Needs at the University of Ghana

Speakers – Mr. Benjamin Cobblah (Deputy CITO)

  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 9, 2023
  • Afternoon Session: 1.00pm -2.00pm
  1. Financial Support to Students

Speakers – Mrs. Selina Torrison (Head, Students’ Financial Aid Office)

  1. Taking Care of Your Health on Campus

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 and Misconduct Policy of the University of Ghana

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

  1. Service available for 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 10, to Thursday, January 12, 2023

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, 9th January 2023.