The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT), a technology-focused private university has graduated its eighth batch of PhDs during its recently held 16th graduation ceremony at the university’s Knowledge City Campus (KCC) at Kokomlemle in Accra.
This brings the total number of PhDs graduated at AIT since 2016 to 49 in the fields of Engineering, Business Administration, Education, and Information Technology.
The 16th graduation ceremony also saw the graduation of 219 Bachelor’s and 33 Master’s degree holders from both the campus-based undergraduate programmes as well as the open university undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The Chairman of the AIT Board of Trustees, Professor Edward Ayensu, in his address to the congregation, observed that all indicators point to the fact that AIT as a university with its high-powered and academically distinguished Board of Trustees are meeting several envisaged milestones as a young and growing dynamic institution which is showing all the encouraging signs of becoming a world-class university.
Prof Ayensu assured the congregation and all stakeholders that AIT shall not relent in its efforts to ensure the full fulfillment of that vision to deliver quality university education and facilitate cutting-edge research work for the benefit of all “our students.”
The President of AIT, Professor Clement Dzidonu, outlined among other things, great strides by the university in improving its academic programmes, saying that the university is currently doing Ph.D. research work in Engineering, Information Technology, Education, and Business Administration.
He also encouraged the graduating class to avail themselves and make the best of all opportunities that may come their way after their graduation.
He assured those planning to pursue graduate studies at either the Master's or the Ph.D. level of an enriched academic life and experience at AIT, should they choose to enroll with their Alma Mater.