Mrs. Daisy OseiAkwaaba to our International Students!!!
The University and International Relations department was established in September 2011. The primary function of the University and International Relations department is to serve in matters pertaining to the International students and affairs of the University.
Radford University College recruits students from Ghana and international students from African counties and students from other parts of the world. International students make up nearly a third of the student population of Radford University College.
Radford’s International students are from Gabon, Congo Brazaville, Togo, Burkina Faso, Cote D’ Ivoire, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mali, Columbia, Seychelles, Cameroun, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Benin.
The department has oversight responsibility in student’s recruitment, processing of residence permits and assisting in accessing hostel accommodation for students. The department also oversees future housing arrangements for guest lecturers, dignitaries and interacts with affiliated Universities within and outside the country.
The University and International Relations Department also coordinates all travels by International Faculty, guests lecturers, and Consultancy with students and research activities undertaken on behalf of the University or part of its programme.
International students particularly students from Non- English speaking countries are required to submit their Certificates/Diploma to the National Accreditation Board for determination of equivalence and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana.
Furthermore, copies of Certificates/ Diplomas not in English are submitted to the Department of Modern Languages, University of Ghana for translation after which a certified copy of the translation is issued to the students.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PRORAMME
A six month English Proficiency Programme has been put in place to assist students from Non-English speaking countries.
HOW TO STUDY IN RADFORD UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
1. Once you receive an admission to study in Ghana go to the nearest Ghanaian Embassy, High Commission or Consulates to apply for a permit or visa if required.
Take the visa processing time into consideration before you book your flight.
2. You will have to arrange for accommodation. You may contact the University College for assistance. You have the option of staying in a hostel or an apartment depending on your financial resources.
3. Once you arrive in Ghana, contact the Office of the University and International Relations, to ensure that you have the proper documents to enable you register your courses at the Registry.
4. Every student is required to participate in a mandatory orientation programme for students. This orientation programme has been designed to assist International students adjust to University life and specifically learn more about Radford and Ghana as a whole.
PROFILE OF DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Mrs. Daisy Osei is the Director, University and International Relations Department.
She holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Adminstration (GIMPA), a Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning, Management and Finance from (HIS), Ersamus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands and and a Bachelors Degree in Development Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Ghana.
She has over twenty three years working experience both in the public and private sector.
Tel: +233(0) 243 678 42
We wish you a pleasant stay in Radford while you pursue your academic programme.