Ho Technical University: Pioneering technical education in Ghana's Volta Region

Stories and facts

Ho Technical University, previously known as Ho Polytechnic, began in 1968 as the Ho Technical Institute, focusing on pre-technical education. It evolved over the years, offering advanced technical, business, and vocational courses. In 1986, it became a polytechnic, and in 1993, with the Polytechnic Law 321, it gained full tertiary status, granting Higher National Diplomas (HND) and degrees. Act 745 in 2007 further solidified its institutional framework.

The university's strategic vision centers on academic excellence, research, and community engagement. It offers diverse programs, including Master of Technology (MTech) and HND courses, emphasizing practical skills. With five faculties covering various disciplines, students receive hands-on training and experiential learning.

Notable alumni, like Maureen Abla Amematekpor and Kwadwo Sheldon, highlight the institution's commitment to producing leaders. Ho Technical University continues to excel in technical education, innovation, and leadership development, poised to contribute significantly to Ghana's socioeconomic growth.

Explore the history of Ho Technical University below.



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