Uew overall best graduating student graduates with a CGPA of 3.85


In 2014, He completed Winneba Senior High School with high hopes of entering the University. However, the realities of life hit him so hard and it took me 3 years to do so.

By the Grace of God, in 2017, He gained admission to read Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).

He was excited about the opportunity and decided to devote every second of his time and energy to his studies. The valuable advice from his parents, pastor, mentors, lecturers, peers, and seniors gave me a good start


Through all these hardships and hurdles, He never gave up. In level 300, He represented the university for the Tertiary Business Sense Challenge (TBSC) version 2.0, where we came fourth and served as the Audit Committee Chairperson of the Business Administration Students’ Association of UEW.

In his final year, He emerged as the winner of the Databank Leadership and Excellence Award (UEW). Again, He captained the 2021 team for the TBSC competition version 3.0 and came third.

On 16th December 2021, He graduated as the Best Graduating Student of UEW for the first session of the 26th Congregation with a CGPA of 3.85, receiving 5 awards including;

✓ Council Chairman’s Award for the Best Graduating Student.

✓ Prof. Christopher Okpoti’s Award for the Best Graduating Student at the School of Business.

✓ The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) Award for the Overall Best Accounting Student.

✓ The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Award for the Overall Best BBA Student. A scholarship to write the CIMA professional program presented by Paul Aninakwah ACMA, CGMA (Associate Director, Ghana).

✓ ACCA Award for the Overall Best Accounting Student

It is his dream to become one of the finest Accounting and Finance professionals in Ghana and beyond. He would love to pursue his graduate studies in Finance and Economics overseas. Although the dream appears to be a mirage due to financial constraints, His positive that by God’s Grace it will become a reality. His confidence and hope that a better future awaits me.

Source: Richmond Adu Addo