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The University of Cape Coast (UCC) is 60 years, Hurray! To the university community, the general public and academic watchers, this can only be an exciting news. Needless to suggest, this calls for a mixture of reactions. As a university community, we need to pat ourselves on the shoulder for a job well done. While at it, the time also presents an opportunity for self-introspection to take a look at how we got here, where we faulted and to right our wrongs.

Management, staff and students of University of Cape Coast (UCC) defied the scorching sun to embark on a three-hour mega street float as part of the 60th anniversary celebration of the University.

Clad in UCC@60 paraphernalia and accompanied by loud music blasting through speakers mounted on fully-loaded UCC@60 branded articulated trucks as well as brass band music, the mammoth crowd began the float from Victoria Park in the central business district of Cape Coast through some principal streets and ended at the Club House of the University. 

The Cape Coast branch of Zenith Bank, has presented a cheque for GHS 50,000 to the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

The gesture was to support activities earmarked for the 60th anniversary of the University. 

Presenting the Cheque to the Chairman of the UCC at 60 Planning Committee, Prof. Livingstone K. Sam Amoah, the UCC Branch Manager of the Bank, Mr. Ernest Mintah, said the Bank was justly proud to be associated with UCC for the past thirteen (13) years.

"This is a token from the Bank to wish UCC happy 60th anniversary. Congratulations, UCC!" he added.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC has held an International Symposium as part of activities heralding the peak of the 60th anniversary celebration of the University,

On the theme, “60 Years of Quality Education, Expanding the Frontiers: Experiences and Lessons from International Partners”, the event was organized by the Office of the International Relations of UCC.

The Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) has pledged to support the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to put up a Biomedical and Clinical Research Center.
The Research Center is high on the agenda of the UCC@60 Planning Committee to solicit funds from corporate organizations to support this worthy cause. 
It was against this backdrop that the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, as well as  members of the UCC@60 Planning Committee, paid a courtesy call on management of the Bank in Accra. 

The Optometry Students’ Association of Ghana (OSAG) of University of Cape Coast (UCC) has marked the 2022 World Sight Day with a free eye screening exercise for students and the general public.

Globally, this year's event was on the theme:  “Love Your Eyes".

The University of Cape Coast, UCC, has been ranked first university in Ghana, and West Africa, and fourth in Africa, according to the 2023 Times Higher Education Rankings.

The 2023 Times Higher ranking also placed UCC 24th on universities globally for research influence, as well as amongst top 400 globally. 

In 2022 ranking, UCC was adjudged the best university in Ghana, in West Africa, the 4th best university in Africa and the best university globally for research influence.