As part of the efforts of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) to meet the increasing number of students admitted into the University, the university has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with I-GREEN Engineering Company Limited to build a 2,500-hostel capacity on campus.
The hostel when completed will support the already existing university accommodation to address residential challenges as well as security issues on campus.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Harrison Dapaah speaking at a meeting to sign the MoU, said it is in the plan of the university to have an on-campus residential system that will house a greater percentage of students in the university. “the university has been looking for ways to deal with the increasing number of students and their accommodation as well as their safety on campus” he added.
Prof. Dapaah was of the expectation that signing the MoU is the initial grounds of the process that will be fruition by the end of the stipulated time.
The Executive Director of I-GREEN Engineering Company, Mr Charles Kissi on behalf of his team thanked the management of the university and assured their commitment towards making the agreement a reality. He added that the first phase of the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.