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AAMUSTED (Formerly UEW-Kumasi)

AAMUSTED was formed from the College of Technology Education, Kumasi (COLTEK) and the College of Agriculture Education (CAGRIC), Asante-Mampong, which were campuses of the University of Education, Winneba.

The University traces its history to the evolution of COLTEK and CAGRIC. COLTEK started as a Technical Teachers College (TTC) in 1966 and later metamorphosed into the Kumasi Advanced Technical Teachers College (KATTC) in 1978.

Profile of AAMUSTED

  • The University currently has nine (9) Faculties and twenty-three (23) Academic Departments.
  • The main Campus at Kumasi has five (5) Faculties and twelve (12) Academic Departments, while Asante-Mampong Campus has four (4) Faculties and eleven (11) Academic Departments.
  • The University has established a Centre for Competency-Based Training and Research (CCBTR), which oversees and implements Competency-Based Training activities and programmes in the country,
  • There is a Counselling Centre and a Directorate for Teacher Professional Development and Research, among others.

Location of AAMUSTED

The main campus is located in Kumasi, the second-largest city in Ghana and seat of the Asante Kingdom, off the Kumasi-Sunyani Highway.

It is about 280 kilometers northwest of Accra. The Asante-Mampong Campus, which is 63 kilometers from the main campus is located in Asante-Mampong, the seat of the Silver Stool of the Asante Kingdom.


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