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The novel coronavirus (COVID- 19) which has bedeviled countries the world over has had its toll on economies, educational institutions and the general life style of people. Ghana as a country has not been an exception to this pandemic. Just as it is with any new thing, the entire world including Ghana has had the difficulty of adjusting to the effects of the virus and its concomitants.


Kumasi Technical University Develops Foot-Operated Hand Washing Machine

Kumasi Technical University Develops Foot-Operated Hand Washing Machine

The COVID-19 pandemic has made people all over the world thinking including various organisations. Educational Institutions and various research centers are doing everything in their power to proffer solution and various strategies to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 so as to contain it. Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) on its part has been making frantic efforts in its quest to help deal with the situation. The latest invention of the University to help deal with COVID-19 is the development of a Foot-Operated Hand Washing Machine (FOHWAM).

Kumasi Technical University Produces And Distributes Hand Sanitizers And Educational Materials For Free

Picture: Vice-Chancellor (Ing. Prof. Osei-Wusu Achaw) interacting with the media during the launching of Kumasi Technical University’s Hand Sanitizer.

For the past few months, the whole world has been saddled with a very dangerous virus known as the Corona Virus (COVID-19). This has indeed been an albatross around the necks of the entire human race because of its deadly nature. As a result of this, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the outbreak of this virus a pandemic. Ghana, as at today (23-03-2020) has recorded about twenty-four (24) cases of COVID-19 with one (1) death.


The determination of the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) Ing. Prof Nana Osei-Wusu Achaw to make the University a world-class one is gradually but consistently taking shape. The determination was given a further boost when a three-day Management Retreat was held at Anita Hotel in Ejisu which culminated into signing of Performance Contract with the various divisional leadership of staff within the University.

Capacity Building Workshop on the Ghana Voucher Project

Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) in conjunction with Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) has organised a three-day training workshop on Competency-Based Training (CBT) concept and its implementation processes. The workshop is related to the Ghana TVET Voucher Project which is under the auspices of COTVET.    

End of year staff awards

 An end of year get-together and staff awards event was held at Kumasi Technical University in December last year to reward members of staff who have distinguished themselves in their line of duty. The occasion was also meant to bring the entire staff together to socialize at the end of the year. During the event, various categories of awards were given to individuals from departmental to the faculty levels. Again, people who retired in 2019 as well as those who had rendered long service to the University between 15 and 20 years in the University were also awarded.

Agenda For Change- Kstu Develops A Strategic Plan

As part of its elaborate plan to always be the leading Technical University in the country and also continue to be in contention globally, Kumasi Technical University has constituted a seven-member committee to develop a strategic plan. The five-year plan which replaces the previous one is to help direct the affairs of the University so as to catapult it to become a world-class university.

Ceremonial Chair Donated to KsTU

A ceremonial chair has been crafted and donated to Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) by two members of staff from the Department of Interior Design and Materials Technology. The two lecturers who undertook this act of benevolence are Mr. Paul Inkum who is currently pursuing his PhD and Dr. Peter Kessels Dadzie who is a Senior Lecturer.

New Vice-Chancellor Inducted Into Office At Kumasi Technical University (KsTU)

New Vice-Chancellor Inducted Into Office At Kumasi Technical University (KsTU)

An investiture has been organised to induct into office the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor Ing. Prof. Nana Osei-Wusu Achaw at the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU). He thus, becomes the first substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University after its conversion from polytechnic to technical university. The Chemical Engineer has had 24 years of continuous service of lecturing in the University.

Kumasi Technical University Holds 15th Congregation

Kumasi Technical University Holds 15th Congregation

The 15th Congregation of Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) was held on Saturday at the New Great Hall of the University with 2,653 people graduating. This comprised students who completed their various programmes of study in the 2018/2019 academic year. Out of the 2,653 graduands, 890 were females while 1,775 of them were males. The graduands received certificates in Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Higher National Diploma (HND), Professional and other Diplomas.