- The death of a young, female student in her final year at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has gripped many on social media
- While some are expressing sadness over the incident, others have suggested such strange and unfortunate news are too common at the university
- Others still said the sad news will not prevent them from coming to study at the popular Kumasi-based institution
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Fear, sadness, and other deep emotions have been triggered on social media following the death of a young final-year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The female student, identified as Florence Osei, was reading Hospitality and Tourism Management at the KNUST Business School, according to "Voice of KNUST", the official Twitter page of the Kumasi-based university.
The cause of death is unknown but hundreds of tributes have already poured out on the school’s Twitter page. Others have also tweeted their apprehension about reports of the sudden death of students at the university. Others have sought to suggest that while the news was unfortunate, it is not a big deal because students die every day.
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@_full_banku_ tweeted: Another reason why I feared coming to KNUST. Still the best university but these things dier chale.
@Ghana4Chelsea tweeted: I once went to a remembrance service at the Great Hall in Legon and bruh, people die everywhere. There are even more death than what you're reading. It happens everywhere.
Some of the tweets show some students have been overcome by sadness by the news
“Hmm ♀️what a sad story ” Steph @Steph80894931 tweeted.
However, some people tweeted that the popular university remains their favourite despite the sad news.
“KNUST IS A DREAM SCHOOL. I WISH TO BE A PRODUCT,” tweeted @PeterYawGyamfi1.
University of Ghana Ranked As Highest Tertiary Institution In Ghana By Alper-Doger Scientific Index 2022
In other news, YEN.com.gh has reported that the University of Ghana, Legon has taken to their official Twitter account to share the news of being rated as the highest tertiary institution in Ghana.
The post sighted by YEN.com.gh had the university sharing that the ranking was done by he Alper-Doger (AD) Scientific Index 2022 Version 2.
The AD Scientiﬁc Index is a ranking and analysis system which considers the scientiﬁc performance and added value of the scientiﬁc productivity of individual scientists. It also provides rankings of institutions based on the scientiﬁc characteristics of affiliated scientists, ug.edu.gh reported.