University Of Cape Coast Appoints First Ever Visually Impaired Lecturer For Law Faculty

University Of Cape Coast Appoints First Ever Visually Impaired Lecturer For Law Faculty

  • University of Cape Coast appoints first visually impaired lecturer for law faculty
  • The University of Cape Coast has appointed Carruthers Tetteh as its first visually impaired person as a law lecturer
  • Tetteh graduated with another first-class degree in Law from the University of Cape Coast

The University of Cape Coast has appointed its first visually impaired lecturer at the Faculty of Law.

The appointee, Carruthers Tetteh, took up his position effective December 2023 and is a lecturer in Criminal Law and the Ghana Legal System.

UCC appoints blind lecturer
Carruthers Tetteh has been teaching third-year students. Source: University of Cape Coast
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Tetteh lost his sight at the age of 11 due to a bad reaction to some medicine and continued his schooling at the Akropong School for the Blind.

He graduated with a first-class degree in English and History in 2015 at the University of Cape Coast.

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He was also the overall best-graduating student with visual impairment.

Tetteh further graduated with another first-class degree in Law from the same university.

“Reading Law has always been my interest from childhood. I always wanted to be in a position to advocate for the less privileged. So that has been driving my interest throughout my life," Carruthers.

Lady delights as she gains admission to UCC

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a young lady who gained admission to the University of Cape Coast has expressed delight about starting a new chapter as a university student.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on TikTok, the lady, describing her expectations as a junior student at UCC admitted that she was excited but anxious.

She explained that this was the first time that she was living on her terms, free from the instructions and rules of any guardian or superior.

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UCC fresher pledges to study hard

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a young lady who started schooling at the University of Cape Coast vowed to send a solid signal to naysayers by making good grades.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on TikTok, she revealed that people have questioned why she remains so fixated on making vlogs about her experiences at the university.

She said some people have even asked why she is pursuing a university education at this point in her life.

UG releases admissions list

In a separate story, YEN.com.gh reported that the University of Ghana, Legon, has released its undergraduate admissions list for the 2023/2024 year.

The admissions list was posted on the University of Ghana website, where applicants were directed to check their admission status.

The University of Ghana also released a statement which clarified the status of persons who had D7 in some subjects.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.

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