The Dominion University College (DUC) is set to admit its first batch of students for the 2012-2013 academic years this September.

The students are expected to take various degree programmes in administration, theological studies and computer science.

The Chancellor of the university, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams, disclosed this at the governing council meeting held at the college premises in Accra.

He announced that partnership programmes were underway to affiliate the school to some universities in the United States of America (USA) to serve as mentorship and career development capacities for students.

For his part, the acting President of the College, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, said a human development process would be the core mandate of the DUC’s quest to maintain focus and ensure distinctiveness.

He said, owing to the competitive nature in which the school will operate, there is the need to implement alternative services that will ensure that DUC becomes a world class institution.

He said organisational policy documents had been put in place, bearing in mind human capacity and occupational development, as well as ethics and research policies that would make sure the college attained world class recognition.

Dr Spio-Garbrah also announced that a quality assurance committee, to be headed by a quality assurance officer, was being put in place to ensure that DUC did not compromise on standards set by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and its affiliate body, the University of Cape Coast (UCC).

Dr Garbrah expressed the hope that the DUC would further enhance Ghana’s human resource development as part of efforts to raise transformational leaders.

The DUC, a private tertiary educational institution, dedicated to excellence in education, was founded in 2010 by Archbishop Duncan Williams of the Christian Action Faith Ministries International (CAFMI).

The college also inaugurated a press corps to further develop a closer relationship with journalists and the various media houses in the country.