The first ever Vice-Chancellor of the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS), Professor Philip Duku Osei has put on record that the University will need an estimated amount of $100 million to help bridge the physical and electronic infrastructure gap of the University to cater to deal with the growing student population.
He pointed out that the huge infrastructure gap married with the lack of seed capital to run the University are the two stumbling blocks the Institution is currently contending with add that the University envisions a student populace of about 15,000 in 2024
Putting a pitch across on behalf of his school, the Vice-Chancellor said it was the aim of the Upper Western University become a great Institution and know for the provision of transformational services to the public including research to provide sound advice to businesses, administrations, civic institutions and the general public at large.
Also pointing out that it was not all talk and that the school was putting in measures to achieve its goals, Professor Philip Duku Osei noted that all the necessary structures needed to manifest the vision and mission of the University had been put in place to achieve its tranformational agenda.
“Our intention is to create SD Dombo graduate who is exposed, analytical, critical thinker and employable.”
“This is the reason why our academic board in 2021 created a student career guidance centre for our students to find the necessary tools to apply, learn and acquire skills,” Prof Osei explained