The Dean of Students is responsible for the welfare and discipline of all students and gives meaning to the role of Senior Members as acting in loco parentis for students. The Office of the Dean of Students, since its establishment in 1998, has continued to provide the necessary welfare support services to students during their University life, to achieve both academic and personal success. The staff of the Office seek to assist students in becoming responsible members of the University Community through purposeful programmes. The office is sited in the Commercial Area of campus. Please read more here
The University Library is as old as the University itself. It started in prefabricated buildings in 1952 with 4,000 volumes from the Teacher Training Department of Achimota College, when the College was transferred to Kumasi to form the nucleus of the newly established Kumasi College of Science and Technology. In April 1961, the University Library moved to its present location near the Great Hall. Currently, the Library has a stock of about 214,692 volumes and a journal holding of over 3,850 titles out of which 340 are current with 160 on subscription. It has a seating capacity of 1,420. Please visit the Library homepage for more information.
The University Hospital is part of the University Health Services. It is under the supervision of the Director, University Health Services, the Hospital is a 24-Hour General Hospital, established and managed by the KNUST. It is located in the North-eastern part of KNUST campus, along the Kumasi-Accra Highway. The Hospital consists of 100 beds and cots, an Out-Patient Department (OPD), Four Wards, Operation Theatre, Laboratory, X-Ray, Maternity, Maternal and Child Health units, Dispensary, Medical Records Unit, a Dental Clinic and Eye Clinic. Please visit the Health Services homepage for more.
The Corporate vision of the establishment of the International Programmes Office is to advance knowledge in science and technology for sustainable development in Africa and the world at large. As a link between the local community and the outside world, the International Programmes Office has a vision of providing an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in science and technology for the industry and the socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and the world. IPO provides service to the community, it is open to all people and be positioned to attract scholars, industrialists and entrepreneurs form Africa and the international community. Please visit the IPO homepage for information on international programmes arrangements.