EPUC To Open 3 New Campuses

Rev. Dr. Cyril Fayose, EPUC PresidentThe Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC), Ho, says it plans to open campuses in Accra, Hohoe and Bimbila next year.

It is part of a nationwide expansion plan being rolled out by the university.

“This is to enable us to increase enrollment and also introduce new programmes,” said Rev. Dr. Cyril G. K. Fayose, President of EPUC.

In an interview with the Ghanaian Times at Ho on Monday, he explained that preparations were advanced for the implementation of the plan, which he said, commences next year.

Rev. Dr. Fayose said as part of its initial plan for the establishment of the Hohoe and Bimbila campuses, the EPUC would use the building facilities of the Hohoe E.P. Senior High School and E.P. College of Education respectively to run the programmes, while construction work starts for the permanent campuses

In Accra, Rev. Fayose explained that new structures would be put up on a portion of land at the Accra New Town E. P. Church, to house the campus.

The new campuses would start with three schools, namely School of Agricultural and Environmental Science, School of Languages and School of Education, he said.

He said that project has been estimated to cost 1million dollars, adding that “We are just about to secure a credit facility from our bankers to start work.”

Meanwhile, Rev Dr Fayose said that work was progressing steadily on EPUC’s GHC 1million lecture hall with a capacity of 1,500 at the main campus at Ho-Kpodzi.

Rev Fayose said that the university college which was founded in 2007, currently had an enrollment of 1,500 from Ghana, Togo and Nigeria, stressing that EPUC was prepared to admit 1,000 more students next year.

He mentioned Bachelor of Education in Social Sciences, Basic Education and Arts, and also Bachelor of Arts in English, French and Ewe as

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