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I’m Proud to be Associated With UCC – Denkyiraman to UCC at 60

The Denkyerahemaa, Nana Ama Ayesnsua Saara III has congratulated the University of Cape Coast on their sixtieth anniversary and also for being the Best University in Ghana and West Africa.

According to a statement released from her office, “The Denkyirahemaa, Nana Ama Ayensua Saara III, on behalf of herself and the Denkyira Kingdom, wishes to express profound congratulations to the University of Cape Coast (U.C.C.) for achieving the feat of first best University in Ghana and West Africa as well as fourth best in Africa for two (2) consecutive years”.

This according to the statement “Is no mean an achievement and the Denkyirahemaa and the whole Denkyiraman are proud to be associated with it”.

The statement further adds the Kingdom of Denkyira are even more excited that this achievement coincides with the 60th anniversary celebrations of U.C.C.

The Queen Mother of Denkyira noted that as an “Alumna of U.C.C. herself, she has no doubt about the pedigree of her Alma Mater as the University of Credible Choice for Ghanaians, Africans and the world as a whole” the statement adds.

The statement from the Office of the Denkyirahemaa has come on the backdrop that, the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has been adjudged the best university in Ghana and West Africa in a 2022 University Rankings.

This was announced in the annual Times Higher Education rankings which were released recently and also saw the school placed 4th in Africa in the 2023 Times Higher Education Rankings.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 ranked 1,799 universities across 104 countries and regions, making it the largest and most diverse university ranking till date.

The table is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.

This year’s ranking analyzed over 121 million citations across more than 15.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 40,000 scholars globally. Overall, about 680,000 points from more than 2,500 institutions that submitted data were collected.

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