Students of Wa Polytechnic have Bemoaned the Sudden increase in the cost of registration for resit exams.
According to the students, the cost has been increased twice in 3years from Ghc10 in 2016 to Ghc20 in 2017 and now to Ghc50 in 2019 which makes it 150℅ in 2019 alone.
They added that failing is an exam is not always about laziness, some of them are due to psychological Stress others due to I.Q issues so it will be a sad issue for the institution to use this as an opportunity to levy students more and they threatened to demonstrate.
The Assistant Registrar Public Relations, Abdul Rahman Marcus Dipped inn his voice
Public Relations officer’s reply
This is not true, no student in the polytechnic is threatening demonstration. The SRC was part of the decision to review the fees upwards. I am currently with SRC executives. They said no student has complained to them about the upward review of the resit fees
What you don’t know is that we have now decided to write the resit exams after every semester examinations instead of writing all the resit papers at the end of the Academic year. The students made a request that writing all the resit papers at the end of the Academic year was burdensome. The latest arrangements comes with it associated cost
I am currently with the SRC, they said said no student complained to them about the upward review of the resit examinations fees.
Reply of Some Students of Wa Poly
Do students have to complain before they understand their plight ?
Are they not students themselves?
Abinye Abdul Aziz
You are not even ashamed of yourself…… Why should you even be talking about resit fees? Don’t you think this will even help students to always study hard and pass their exams? Anyway am not a student of Wa Poly nor an executive member of SRC…… Just a past student.
but bro don’t you think something that was at GHc 20.00 was uplifted to GHc 50.00
But if you think the price will prevent students from failing then that ideal is wrong because human beings don’t have the same IQ.