The tenth Ghana Higher Education Fair (GHEF), an educational exposé programme, has opened in Takorodi with a call on stakeholders particularly students to do proper course content and cost analysis before selecting any tertiary institution.
The GHEF, an initiative of I-Texon Ghana, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the National Council for Tertiary Education is aimed at bringing higher education providers, parents and students together to engender communication, promote growth as well as finding solutions to the myriad of problems facing Ghanaian students.
Mrs. Charlotte Owusu, Executive Officer of the I-Texon told the GNA at one of such exhibition and talk shop for students in the Western Region that; we hope to attain an informed study body, sure of their High education options and parents about cost to make them well prepared for the journey ahead.
The event is also to allow parents and students not to waste so much time on deciding which programme choice and institutions available.
Ms. Owusu said the programme was targeted at both private and public senior high schools.
Ms. Valerie Dakubo, a Science Two student of the Archbishop Porter Girl's Senior High School, said the exposure to Higher Education Fair had informed her about the various career opportunities.
"I just learnt that there are rooms to divert if one wish to do so".
Mr. Nketia-Richardson, Senior Public Relations Assistant of the Takoradi Technical University, one of the exhibitors said it offered the university an opportunity to sells its programmes to students.
On exhibition was a wireless power transformer, Transformer and metering system and overloading alert machines among others.
Mr. Evans Otabil, Senior Public Relations Officer of the Cape Coast University, said the school participated in order to correct the wrong perception being held among the Ghana students body concerning the courses and other practices in the school.