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U.S. Embassy Delegation Visits Kumasi Technical University to Strengthen Educational Partnership

U.S. Embassy Delegation Visits Kumasi Technical University to Strengthen Educational Partnership

Picture: Ms. Emily S. Fertikk, from the U.S Embassy with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Gabriel Dwomoh.

A high-profile delegation from the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, led by Ms. Emily S. Fertikk, the Head of Public Diplomacy Section and the Education USA Regional Manager for West and Central Africa, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU), Prof. Gabriel Dwomoh. The visit aimed at reinforcing the existing partnership between the two institutions and explore new avenues for collaboration.

The delegation was warmly received by the Vice-Chancellor and his Management team. The visit included series of meetings with both the University’s officials and the students. During these interactions, Ms. Fertikk highlighted the purpose of their tour of the Ashanti region, which is to encourage and guide students on pursuing educational opportunities and accessing graduate programmes in the United States. She emphasised the importance of expanding the ties between U.S. universities and KsTU.

from the US Embassy during the meeting with the Vice-Chancellor
Picture : The Delgation from the US Embassy during an interactive session with the Vice-Chancellor

In her address, Ms. Fertikk educated the students on the American educational system, detailing the various opportunities available and the application procedures for U.S. programmes. She encouraged the students to take full advantage of those opportunities to advance their academic and professional goals.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Gabriel Dwomoh expressed his optimism about the visit, noting that the ongoing collaboration between the U.S. Embassy in Ghana and KsTU has been highly beneficial. 

Picture: A section of students during an interactive session with the delegation from the US Embassy

The visit concluded with an interactive session where students had the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on studying in the United States. The engagement was held with enthusiasm and appreciation from the KsTU community, especially, among the students who are eager to explore the prospects of international education and cultural exchange.

This visit underscores the commitment of both Kumasi Technical University and the U.S. Embassy in Ghana to foster educational excellence and cross-cultural collaboration, paving the way for a brighter academic future for KsTU students.

About KsTU

Kumasi Technical University was established in 1954 as Kumasi Technical Institute (K. T. I. ) to offer craft courses. In 1963, the Institute was converted to a non-tertiary Polytechnic status under the Ghana Education Service to start offering, in addition, technician diploma and sub- professional courses.

Contact info

Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A

Postal Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi 


Tel: Admissions: +233(0)322 496 534, +233(0)322 496 380