List of all the UHAS Halls: A request by the Academic Board to rename key university facilities in commemoration of the university’s founders was approved by the UHAS Governing Council during its 25th meeting on April 15, 2021.
In his report, presented during the Second Session of the 6th Congregation on April 9, 2022, at the Main Campus, the former Vice Chancellor John Gyapong described the first set of honors:
The Professor Kofi Anyidoho Auditorium
When the University’s interim governing council was established in 2011, Professor Kofi Anyidoho served as its chairman. He was later confirmed in that position, and he held it until 2017. The Auditorium on the Trafalgar Campus has been renamed “Professor Kofi Anyidoho Auditorium” in recognition of his leadership in helping the Governing Council establish the University.
The Cedi Auditorium
The University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho has received a donation from Bank of Ghana for an ultramodern multipurpose auditorium. (UHAS). In appreciation for the Bank of Ghana’s sole sponsorship of the structure’s construction, which cost 8 million Ghana Cedis, the structure has been “christened” “Cedi Auditorium.”
Two lecture rooms with a capacity for fifty people each, two offices, and a potential banking hall make up the 1,200-seat auditorium.
The Professor Fred Newton Binka School of Public Health
The University’s founding Vice Chancellor was Professor Fred Newton Binka. During the University’s most challenging period, he carried out his duties as CEO. He carefully collaborated with the Governing Council to put the Main Campus at Sokode, Hohoe, and Trafalgar’s incubator facilities into operation.
During his leadership, five schools were established: the schools of Allied Health Sciences, Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine, and Public Health. He has dedicated his time since retiring to fostering the development of graduate programs at the School of Public Health. The School of Public Health has been renamed the “Professor Fred Newton Binka School of Public Health” in recognition of these and many other accomplishments.
List of all UHAS Hostels
The Asogli Hall of Residence
The Chiefs and residents of the Asogli State helped build the University of Health and Allied Sciences. On the Trafalgar Campus, incubation facilities were constructed. (located on Asogli land). The new student housing on the Trafalgar Campus has been given the name “Asogli Hall of Residence” in honor of this vital contribution. The four building blocks have been given the names Ahoe, Bankoe, Dome, and Heve to honor some of the State’s divisions.
The delegation from Asogli State was led by Togbe kotoku XI, Paramount Chief of Kpenoe Traditional Area. Photos courtesy of Asogli State.
The Sokode Hall of Residence
The main campus of the University of Health and Allied Sciences is situated on a 702 acre parcel of land acquired by the Government of Ghana from the Chiefs and people of Sokode. Over the years, UHAS has lived in peace and harmony with the surrounding community, and community leaders participate in all our functions when invited.
In recognition of their collaboration and cooperation, the new students’ accommodation on the main campus at Sokode has been named “Sokode Hall of Residence”. The four blocks of the facility will be named Bagble, Etoe, Gbogame, and Lokoe, representing some of the towns in the Sokode traditional area.
Please be aware that the institution did not build these additional hostels aside Permanent hostel.
Permanent hostel, earning its name from the main campus, Permanent Site. It is located a few walking distances from the main campus Sokode, and also not far from the Lecturer’s bungalows.
This hostel also has WIFI accessibility, a 24/7 water supply, a washroom for each room, a kitchen shared by the entire block, and also a refrigerator room.
This hostel can take 68 students, including level 100s and some continuing students, mostly Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MBMB) students.
Jim Fugar Hostel
Jim Fugar, taking its name from the owner of the hostel, is located behind Ho Technical University (HTU).
Having arrangements just like the medical hostel. Taking SONAM, Physio, Imaging, and speech students.
As of now, there is no study room but the earlier mentions do. Plans are being made to renovate some rooms into study rooms.
Jim Fugar is a gated hostel with a washroom for each room, a balcony, and 24/7 security just like the rest of the hostels.
Defiat hostel is located around Nogora junction.
It’s able to take more than 4 but less than 6 in a room due to its large size with two rooms sharing a washroom.
It is the only hostel with a mini kitchen. This hostel has a study room for each floor, including a TV room.
The hostel has a hostel refrigerator for students and lovers benches surrounding the hostel for relaxation.
Alongside pipe water, they have a borehole that provides them water in case the pipe is closed.
Edina hostel, located around the Stevens Hotel, is for some MBMB freshers and MBMB continuing students.
SRC Private Hostel
The SRC Private Hostel was gifted to the school’s SRC. This hostel was procured by the then administration led by Hon Felix Apaloo.
It is located around the Nogora junction. It’s a private hostel for continuing students.
It is also a gated hostel with CCTV cameras, 24/7 security, a TV room, washroom for each room and it takes two people in a room.
Dave hostel is also located near the Dave Campus. This hostel takes some continuing students offering medicine, pharmacy, and PA.
It has a football and a Volleyball field.
Alex Dey Hostel
Last but not the least, Alex Dey, located along the Maryland road, a little distance from Jim Fugar.
It takes some level 100s, together with some continuing students offering Medilab, Diet, and others.