Ghana’s biggest campus-based radio station; Radio Univers 105.7FM is set to organize the maiden edition of “Radio Univers 30 Most Influential Students” to recognize University of Ghana students making strides in various fields.
The fields include Media and PR, Sports, Governance, Finance, Science & Information Technology and Entrepreneurship.
Others include Fashion & Lifestyle, Religion & Civil Society, Humanitarianism & Social Enterprise, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Nomination, which will allow the student populace to submit names of individuals they believe performed remarkably well in 2018 in any of the fields will be opened on Sunday, 17th February 2019.
The official recognition ceremony is expected to take place later in the year.
Speaking to the Acting Head of Programs and Events at Radio Univers, Mr. Eddie Sekyere Jnr., he underscored the need to recognize the efforts of students who are doing well in the university aside their academics.
He added that the platform is to encourage students to participate in extracurricular activities for their self-development.
“We decided to come up with this initiative because we realized that there are quite a number of students who are doing tremendously well aside their academics. We can’t turn a blind eye on the efforts of these students who are making an impact on society as a whole” he stated.
Mr. Eddie Sekyere Jnr. further outlined the procedure that will lead to the recognition of the 30 most influential students.
“After we have received nominations, we shall shortlist them. Each of the ten categories will have three persons in the final list. So in total, we will get the 30 Most Influential Students” he noted
He also encouraged the students’ populace to get involved and nominate individuals who are performing excellently in their fields.
“I believe this is a great initiative and I expect all students of the University of Ghana to partake in this. Nominations will be opened on 17th February and it will be closed on March 3rd. Students should just make it a point to get involved” he said
The final top 30 influential students will receive recognition on various radio Univers platforms and serve as brand ambassadors for the station and ultimately for the university community.
There are other exciting packages set to come with the recognition.
Students can nominate online by forwarding the name of their candidates under the various categories to either our Facebook or Twitter handles.