GIJ merges with two other Institutions to become a New University
The Ghana Institute of Journalism, GIJ has merged with two other institutions, Ghana Institute of Languages and the National Film and Television Institute, NAFTI to become a new University.
The new which is with the name University of Media, Arts and Communication and simply known as UniMAC will provide students of Journalism, Languages, media, arts and communications with the knowledge, skills and credentials upon completion to compete in the job market.
The University of Media, Arts and Communication, UniMAC was established with an act of the Parliament of Ghana, Act 1059 which commenced in the year 2019.
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The act to establish UniMAC commenced in the year 2019 and the University received Presidential Assent in May 2022 which has brought into being the University of Media, Arts and Communication.
GIJ merges with two other Institutions to become a New University and now has a New Vice Chancellor
Following the merger of these three institutes to become a University, the Rector of then-Ghana institute of Journalism, Prof Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the new University.
The appointment of Prof Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo which took effect on December 1, 2022, follows the 6th Regular Meeting by the Interim Council held on 30th November.
University of Media, Arts and Communication currently uses the North Dzorwulu Campus of UniMAC – GIJ, as its physical location and address.