The Chancellor of GH Media School, Reverend Dr Kofi Osei Kusi, has challenged the newly enrolled students of the institution to benchmark themselves against the best, which would transform and make them competitive on the job market.
He, therefore, encouraged students to equip themselves with the requisite knowledge and hands-on skills that would make them relevant.
“You should benchmark yourself against the best with depth of excellence, and I believe it will take you far in your chosen career,” Dr Kusi advised.
The Chancellor gave the advice at the 10th and First Matriculation of the GH Media School and GH Cosmetology School in Accra at the weekend, held on the theme: “Modifying vocational training to address current industrial challenges”.
He cautioned the fresh men and women of the School to desist from bad company, and rather take their studies seriously, in order to accomplish their vision in life.
In all, 400 students were admitted into the institution out of which 353 would pursue media studies, while 47 would study cosmetology.
They took the Matriculation Oath and pledged to comply with the rules and regulations governing the institution and suffer the consequences thereof should they go contrary.
Mr Leslie Addo Listowell, the Rector of the School, in his welcoming address, outlined the cardinal principles of the School, including offering hands-on skills, practical learning environment and industrial standards.
“We’re committed to training passion-driven students to achieve greater heights in both media and cosmetology,” the Rector explained.
GH Media School was established in 2003 with 13 students and currently boasts of more than 1,000 students offering diploma programme in media studies and cosmetology.
It is under the supervision of the Technical Examinations Unit of the Ghana Education Service.