The origin of the Ho Technical University goes back to 1968. It was established as a Technical Institute with the primary objective of providing pre-technical education. By 1972, the institute had made tremendous progress in upgrading of the courses offered. Consequently the pre-technical programmes gave way to courses in the Engineering and Vocational fields, e.g. Basic Engineering, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology and Business Education.
In 1986, the Institute became a Polytechnic. It however continued to operate as second cycle institution, until 1993 when the Polytechnic was upgraded to a fully-fledged tertiary institution by the enactment of PNDC Law 321 and charged with the responsibility of training students in the technical and vocational skills to the Higher National Diploma [HND] level. Subsequently, in 2007, Polytechnics were given the mandate by the Polytechnics Act 745 to award their own degrees to the highest level.
Take a tour of Ho Technical University and you will find the best university in the country. The video will take you to every place in this university.
Today's Congregation was chaired by Mrs. Levina Baah-Nuakoh (m), a Council Member, standing in for the Chairman of Council. She was flanked to the left by Prof. Dzakadzie, Rep. of Education Minister, who was the Guest of Honour & our own VC, Prof. @HonyenugaBQ to her right.