UPSA joins Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council
Information reaching Thinknewsonline.com indicates that the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has become the latest Strategic Partner to join the Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council (CWEIC).
It is emerging that Vice-Chancellor of UPSA, Prof. Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey will represent the University on the CWEIC Global Advisory Council.
CWEIC, a commercial, not-for-profit membership organisation with an official mandate from the Commonwealth Heads of Government is set to facilitate trade and investment throughout the 56 Commonwealth member nations.
CWEIC can boast of a vast network of more than 130 Strategic Partners, which include Commonwealth governments, businesses, multilateral institutions, and academia.
CWEIC has built a reputation as a trusted intermediary, providing invaluable connections between business and government, as well as between Strategic Partners looking to collaborate with one another.
Following a visit to Ghana by CWEIC Deputy Chair, Lord Swire, UPSA decided to join CWEIC network to foster new strategic alliances and international collaboration.
Commenting on the partnership, Prof. Amartey said “UPSA is very pleased to be a member of CWEIC"
"As a progressive university that wants its graduates to become the most targeted by top employers and its faculty, the leading resource for the transfer of knowledge to industry, this strategic partnership will afford us the opportunity to forge symbiotic relationships that will create opportunities for our students and faculty while enriching our offerings.”
On his part, Lord Swire said “CWEIC is delighted to welcome the University of Professional Studies as the latest Strategic Partner"
"We are excited to assist UPSA in achieving its objectives and establishing fresh partnerships"
"The remarkable expansion of the University serves as evidence of Professor Amartey’s dedication to and belief in the significance of delivering specialised education for the development of professional services.”
The partnership is expected to provide UPSA with enhanced opportunities for global partnerships and collaboration for research, talent development and capacity building for faculty, and ultimately, add immense value to teaching and learning.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith