You Are Not Ready to go to School, If you can't pay School fees to Register for Semester Exams - Yaa Konamh Speaks
Tertiary institutions in the country have payment plan for their students in terms of school fees. Some students cannot afford to pay their university fees in full, the universities have outline payment plans for students to give them ample time to pay the full fees to enable them to write end of Semester Exams.
Student is denied from writing examination if a student is unable to make the full payment of the University fees.
The Universities have online systems for students to register for their courses, the system is only available for students who have made full payment of their fees.
If a student fails to make payments before the deadline day for the payment of fees, such student will not be allowed to sit for the semester exams.
Ghana Institute of Journalism and University of Ghana released Press Statement granting amnesty to students who have not been able to make the full payment of fees.
The grace period for the payment of fees has been extended for five working days by GIJ.
One of the co host indicated that, some of the students are salary workers there are few days for salary to be paid so the grace period should be at end of the month.
Yaa Konamah responded to him by saying " You are not ready to go to school if you can't pay your fees upon all the grace periods given by the universities".
Below is the payment plan by University of Ghana
The minimum amount to be paid in percentage terms before a student can have access to register for the 2020-2021 academic year is as follows:
50% before registration for Semester/Modular 1
30% before registration for Semester/Modular 2
Final 20% before examination for Semester/Modular 2
100% of the Semester/Modular fees
Some students were unable to meet the above stated payment plan, these students will have no option than to defer their courses.
In February 2021, a member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga requsted for a bill to be passed in parliament for government to Subsidized university fees due to the financial burdens on students as a result of COVID-19, the majority in Parliament voted against the bill.
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