Subject to the provisions of the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922) (as amended), there shall be a Governing Council of the Technical University which shall be the highest decision making authority of the Technical University.

  1. Composition:
  2. The Council of the Technical University shall consist of:

    1. Chairperson;
    2. the Vice-Chancellor of the Technical University;
    3. three persons nominated by the President taking into consideration
      1. the need for gender balance;
      2. Scientific qualification, or professional experience relevant to the degree programmes offered by the Technical University;
      3. Expertise in management and finance; and
      4. Expertise in skills development at the tertiary level;
    4. one representative of the National Council for Tertiary Education;
    5. one representative of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training;
    6. one representative of the Association of Ghana Industries;
    7. one representative of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior High Schools;
    8. two representatives of the Convocation elected by the Convocation one of whom is a non-teaching staff;
    9. one representative of the teaching staff elected by the Teaching Staff Association;
    10. one elected representative of the Senior Staff Association;
    11. one elected representative of the Junior Staff Association;
    12. one representative of the undergraduate students of the Technical University elected by the Students’ Representative Council;
    13. one representative of the graduate students of the Technical University elected by the Graduate Students Association;
    14. one representative of the alumni of the Technical University elected by the Alumni Association;
    15. one representative of the Ghana Employers Association; and
    16. one representative of the Association of Principals of Technical Institutes.
    17. In attendance:
      1. Registrar (Secretary to Council),
      2. Pro Vice-Chancellor,
      3. Director of Finance.
  3. All recognised Teaching, Senior and Junior Staff Associations shall elect their representation to Council in accordance with their respective constitutions.
  4. The Chairperson and other members of the Council shall be appointed by the President in accordance with Article 70 of the 1992 Constitution.