Vacancy: UPSA NEWSROOM recruiting student reporters

Your authoritative student online news portal, UPSANEWSROOM.com is recruiting student reporters from the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), University of Ghana, Legon (UG), the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) who have a passion for news reporting. A total of 10 people will be recruited and trained […]

UPSA set to appoint student volunteers as Covid-19 Ambassadors

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) will be appointing some students as Covid-19 Ambassadors in a bid to ensure strict adherence to the safety protocols, A Memo has revealed. In the Memo dated January 4, 2021, and sighted by UPSANEWSROOM.com, the tenure of the Covid-19 Ambassadors is one year. “To complement efforts aimed at […]

It was bad – UPSA students thrash virtual platform, urge improvement

Some students at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) are calling for the improvement of its e-learning platform as lectures begin for the 2020/2021 academic year. Speaking to UPSANEWSROOM.com‘s Boamah Venessa Oduma, Thursday, the students said their experience with the platform was “just bad.” Derrick Datsomor, a level 300 Accounting student said although it […]

Photos: UPSA campus turns ‘ghost town’ 4 days after reopening

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) reopened on January 11, 2021, after announcing a shift system for its face-to-face lectures. According to the plan, Levels 100 and 400 students will spend six weeks of face-to-face lectures and later spend the next six weeks learning on the schools virtual platform. Also, the Levels 200 and […]

Editorial: UPSA Management should fix problems with the e-learning platform

The essence of technology is to solve problems. However, we admit that technologies may fail, but they should not repeatedly fail mankind in an attempt to improve his general condition. The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), rolled out its e-learning platform on a full-scale in response to the abrupt closure of schools announced by […]

TEWU on indefinite strike over poor conditions of service

The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has declared an indefinite strike over “poor conditions of service.” The Union says it has been negotiating with the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission since June 2019 on the possibility of reviewing the condition of service for its members but there has not been progress. The Conditions of […]

Back-to-school: UPSA students share resolutions for 2020/2021 academic year

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has resumed lectures on Monday after a six-month-long closure due to concerns about the coronavirus. Some Freshmen and final year students who will be enjoying six weeks of face-to-face lectures are happy to be back to school. Emmanuel, who is a level 100 student said: “I am looking […]

Freshers unhappy with ‘tedious, stressful registration exercise’ at UPSA

Some newly admitted students at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) have registered their displeasure over the “tedious and stressful” registration exercise at the school. Students at any tertiary school are expected to register for the academic year before attending classes. But the process for First Year students is often cumbersome, greeted with long […]