University of Ghana, the premier University in Ghana and one of the most prestigious universities in Africa.Established in 1948, the University is the oldest and largest of the six public universities in Ghana. With a mission to develop world-class human resources to meet global development challenges, the University offers unique courses in arts, business, physical and biological sciences, law, agriculture, nuclear and allied sciences, and engineering sciences. Within our College of Health Sciences, we also offer courses in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health sciences. Through our research institutes and other centres of learning and research, our faculty members are involved in studies that support policy making for national development, often in collaboration with other international institutes. There are currently a number of Ghanaian and international institutions that hold affiliation with the University of Ghana. As a leader in tertiary education, we have established several link agreements with universities in Africa, Europe and North America for student, faculty and staff exchange as well as collaborative research.The University is a member of the International Association of Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Norwegian Universities?ommittee for Development Research and Education, the Council for International Educational Exchange based in New York, the International Student Exchange Programmes and the Commonwealth Universities Student Exchange Consortium. The University of Ghana is also a member of the League of World Universities.Our student population for the 2009/10 academic year was 41,964. This includes students enrolled on our sandwich programmes, distance education and students from affiliated institutions. Our students are able to benefit from the large network of the university? alumni found in reputable institutions and organizations throughout Ghana and across the globe.Studying at a University such as ours is both rewarding and exciting. Our students feel at home here and do enjoy our congenial campus as they share in the rich culture that is uniquely Ghanaian.