Kings University College (KUC) in collaboration with Liaoning University of Sheyang Province in China has offered full scholarships to four students of KUC to pursue two years Master of Business Administration programmes in China.
The students, Mr Isaac Okanta, Mr Alex Acquah, Ms Majeeda Nuhu Ali and Nabila Misbah Mohammed would leave for China at the end of October.
Under the scholarship, KUC will sponsor two of the student’s tuition, accommodation and feeding fee while Liaoning University of Sheyang Province also takes full responsibilities of tuition and accommodation fee of the other two students
Professor Edmund Ato Kwaw, the Vice President of KUC who announced the scholarship scheme in Accra at a press briefing, said the National Accreditation Board had approved the collaboration between the two Universities.
Prof Kwaw said the collaboration was part of a pledge by Dr Felix Semavor, President and Founder of KUC to partner with tertiary institutions outside the country to broaden the knowledge-based curriculum and provide additional benefits to the students.
He stated that the collaboration covers a variety of courses and programmes such as software engineering, information systems, computer science and technology, strategic management among others.
The Professor explained that under the collaboration, undergraduate students enrolled in the programme would spent two years in Ghana and two years in China, adding that students pursuing a post graduate degree would spend one year in Ghana and one and half year in China.
Prof Kwaw said under the collaboration, KUC students would undertake internships with some of the world’s largest companies operating in China and work as well.
Mr Okanta, a beneficiary of the scholarship in an interview with the Ghana News Agency commended management of the two Universities for the opportunities and promise to learn hard and give back to society.
“The scholarship will equipped me to become a refined person and contribute the knowledge and skills acquired to impact positively to the country’s developmental agenda”, he added.