Youth Web Group, organizers of the annual Ghana’s most prestigious tertiary student’s awards have officially launched UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards (GTA) 2017.
The awards scheme, which is in its fourth year was launched on the theme: “Mobilizing for Ghana’s Future the Role of Tertiary Students” at the Airport View Hotel in Accra on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017.
The Chief Executive Officer of Youth Web Group, Mr Richmond Amofa–Sarpong in his address called on the government to consider making tertiary education free as most of the current leaders enjoyed during their time.
“We are calling on the government to make sure that, as it were during their time and i know our government is a listening government so they will make tertiary education free as they had during their period,” he said.
Article 25(c) of the 1992 constitution of Ghana demands that higher education should equally be made accessible to all persons, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by progressive introduction of free education.
He hinted that, his outfit will embark on this campaign to ensure that tertiary education is made free.
“Nothing is impossible, I know it’s a long journey but this will be done and it will be a campaign that we will run,” he added.
The awards competition will highlight the best student personalities in the county and give tertiary students the chance to nominate and then vote for their favorites.
Mr. Richmond Amofa – Sarpong also stated that nominees must be students in our Tertiary Institutions, who have made a difference in their community by providing positive examples for their generation.
He also added that the UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards 2017 Selection Committee (Academy) is interested in receiving nominations that focus on the Student’s individual achievements in the areas of education, social action, entertainment and positive change.
Candidates should be considered for outstanding contributions to their school, community and/or Ghana for a project that the individual initiated, organized or contributed to significantly. Nominees must be students.
The Chief Executive Officer of Youth Web Ghana, Mr. Richmond Amofa – Sarpong concluded by giving the criteria for qualification into the UMB GHANA TERTIARY AWARDS 2017 by emphasizes that the “UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards 2017 entails a Student and African, a significant achievement holder, a change maker and one that demonstrate ethical and socially accepted principles.
There is no academic qualification barrier, meaning any student in our Tertiary Institutions is eligible to apply for the UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards 2017. The completion of the nomination form will give us the opportunity to understand the student’s accomplishments, positive demeanor, and community involvement. This will be the core information used in the selection process”.
Our Sponsors : (UNIVERSAL MERCHANT BANK, MALTA GUINNESS, INDOMIE GHANA, MCVITIES GHANA, BLUE CREST COLLEGE, RWANDAIR, GH MEDIA SCHOOL, ACCRA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BOOM ENTERTAINMENT, AIRPORT VIEW HOTEL, DDP OUTDOOR LTD.,MARIE NOELLE AMERICAN BEAUTY ACADEMY) of the Event used the platform to speak to the students gathered from all the 146 Tertiary Institutions across the Country on new packages which have been tailor made to suit the interest of all the 315,000 Ghanaian students.
1 • Top Most Award ( GTA STUDENT OF THE YEAR)
2 • School of the Year
3 • Most Influential student in Agriculture
4 • Most Influential student Software Developer
5 • Most Influential student in Engineering
6 • Most Influential student Male Radio Presenter
7 • Most Influential student Female Radio Presenter
8 • Most Influential student Male Television Presenter
9 • Most Influential student Female Television Presenter
10 • Most Influential student Blogger/ Writer/Reporter
11 • Most Influential student Sports Personality
12 • Most Influential student Fashion Designer
( MALTA GUINNESS VITALITY AWARD)
13 • Most Influential student Female Model
14 • Most Influential student Male Model
15 • Most Influential student in Health Science
16 • Most Influential Physically Challenged Student
17 • Most Influential student in Film/Video Editor/Director
18 • Most Influential student in Music
( MALTA GUINNESS GOODNESS AWARD)
19 • Most Influential student Entrepreneur
( MALTA GUINNESS GO GETTER AWARD)
20 • Most Influential student Hall
(MALTA GUINNESS GALANT AWARD)
21 • Most Influential student Event of the Year
22 • Most Influential student Poet/Spoken Word Artiste
23 • Most Influential student Sound Engineer
24 • Most Influential student Foundation
25 • Most Influential student Comedian
26 • Most Influential student Event House
27 • Most Influential student DJ
( MALTA GUINNESS NOURISHING AWARD)
28 • Most Influential student Graphic Designer/Painter
29 • Most Influential SRC President
30 • Most Influential student Male MC
31 • Most Influential student Female MC
32 • Most Influential Tertiary Television Show
33 • Most Influential Tertiary Radio Show
34 • Most Influential student Beauty Queen
35 • Most Influential student Photographer
36 • Most Influential Foreign Student
37 • Most Influential Student Modeling Agency
38 • Most Influential Student Actor/Actress
39 • Kobi Rana Best Dancer/Dance Crew
(MALTA GUINNESS ENERGY AWARDS)
1. STUDENT FRIENDLY CHANNEL OF THE YEAR
2. TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
3. FOREIGN STUDENT UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
4. FASHION SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
5. MEDIA SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
6. STUDENT FRIENDLY BANK
7. HUMANITERIAN AWARDS
8. LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD