The Management of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), has released a statement addressing a viral video about a squabble at the school’s hostel.
According to the press release dated 5th April, 2023, the management of UPSA has described the act as unacceptable and frowned upon.
They stated that the act was contradictory to the school’s Codes of Conduct and appropriate sanctions will be metted out accordingly.
“The behaviour exhibited in the video goes against our Code and does a disservice to the majority of UPSA students who uphold the values of respect and professionalism for which UPSA is known. The University’s Code of Conduct, to which all our students subscribe, remains the document that drives student behaviour and conduct at UPSA. Students who violate the Code face disciplinary proceedings.”
The university went on to reveal that the Investigation Committee set by the university has discovered that the culprit is in a special non-tertiary programme in preparation for an external professional examination.
“An Investigation Committee has been set up by the University. Our preliminary investigation has revealed that the culprit is in a special non-tertiary programme in preparation for an external professional examination.”
The university’s management went on to give their assurance of their goal to produce committed and focused graduates who would help address issues of national concern for the country’s development.
“UPSA is proud of its tradition of scholarship with professionalism, which has resulted in the University producing several distinguished alumni currently making immense contributions to the development of Ghana. Management remains committed and focused on producing graduates capable of addressing the many global, regional and national challenges all nations face today.”
Read the full statement below.