Elvis Osei Amponsah (Students’ Representative)
Elvis Osei Amponsah is a student activist who has for the past six years dedicated his time to seeking students’ welfare through advocacies which influence decisions by the Government and educational institutions to the advantage of students.
He was the President of the Polytechinic Engineering Students Association of Ghana at Kumasi Polytechnic where he pursued an HND in Electrical Engineering. Whilst in Kumasi Polytechnic, Elvis served on several committees of students following his nomination as the Engineering Students representative to the Students Representative Council (SRC).
His hardwork, dedication and passion towards Students welfare led him to the National Students Leadership level where he had the privilege to serve as the spokesperson (PRO) for the Ghana National Union of Polytechnic Students (GNUPS). Whilst serving GNUPS, he exhibited his keen interest in national policies particularly those that affected students in Ghana through his regular reviews and commentaries by way of publications of Press Statements.
He has been part of several processes initiated by the Ghana National Union of Polytechnic Students in seeking adequate redress to some of the major challenges confronting students in Ghana. His loyalty towards the good course of students informed his nomination by GNUPS and subsequent approvals by His Excellency the President of Ghana and the Council of State to represent Ghanaian Students on the SLTF Board.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering and a Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Koforidua Technical University and The Kumasi Technical University respectively.