INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applications

What we do for International Students rhetorically in Ghana

Are you tired of Jamb or NECO or your country’s tight final exams when trying to seek admission into a university, this is the opportunity for you to study in Ghana.

With your weak pass or failed Senior High School subjects from your country, we guarantee you admission into the premier health pre-university in Africa, located in Ghana for a one (1) year pre-university program. This program would lead you to pursuing a BACHELOR’S degree in any university of your choice within Ghana where you will study in peace, free from occult activities and victimization by lecturers and above all graduate at the stipulated time with no delays. There are also wide ranges of courses aside our Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nursing and Pre-Pharmacy courses such as Diplomas in accounting, banking, finance, Human resource management, marketing, business administration and ICT.

 Fees are reasonably cheap. No need to be in Ghana for admissions, just save the hustle by applying here and make payments of all fees involved right from your own country. You only come to Ghana prepared once and for studies. Take advantage of this opportunity. Call/WhatsApp us on: +233261803751.

Pre-Arrival Information

Dear International Student, Darda Health Pre-University welcomes you and as part of your school fees paid, you are guaranteed an offer of accommodation at the school’s Hostel.

Weather

Ghana is warm all year round. Temperatures in Accra and Kasoa range from 25 to 33o C. Come along with summer-type clothes. Nights can sometimes be chilly, so a few light sweaters can also help. The major rainy season often occurs between June to September.

Health

Your health is one of your most important assets. You must take all measures to ensure a healthy condition of mind and body. Ghana is EBOLA-FREE. Standard international screening practices are carried out at all entry points to ensure our citizens’ and your safety Health care services are available to all students at the Kasoa Polyclinic and other hospitals.

Culture, History & Tourism

Rich in culture, with various unique ethnicities and over 200 local languages, Ghana is home to many tourist attraction sites and United Nations World Heritage Sites (Kakum National Park, Village on stilts, Elmina Slave Castle, etc). If you are looking for the opportunity to explore a true African culture in an international education environment, Darda Health Pre-University is your preferred destination.

FEES and application Details

How to Apply & FEES

  • The school fees on tuition and accommodation for the 2019/2020 academic years is USD 1,400.00. Fees are subject to change per each academic year.
  • Application fee of USD 100.00 together with the school fees can be paid directly or by wire transfer into the Darda Health Pre-University Ecobank Account below:

Name of Bank: ECOBANK Ghana Limited, Weija Branch, Accra.
Account Name: Darda Health Pre-University
Account Number:
1141001555666.
Swift Code: ECOCGHAC

If you pay application fee through the bank, have the pay-in-slips or wire transfer sheet together with applicants’ certificates/result slips scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.

Important note:    Nigerians, in particular, are advised to use Ecobank Nigeria, since the transfer takes only a day, as compared to other banks which take between 2 to 5 working days.

Requirement by the Ghana Immigration Service for Residence Permit

  • A photocopy of your Non-Citizen Card (The Non-Citizen card cost $ 120.00. The Ghana Cedis equivalence is accepted) 
  • A photocopy of the data page of your passport
  • A photocopy of your admission letter
  • A photocopy of your current tuition fees receipt
  • 3 passport pictures
  • A valid passport (6 months valid at least) 
  • GH¢ 150.00 for Ghana Immigration processing fee for ECOWAS countries
  • GH¢ 200.00 for Ghana Immigration processing fee for Non ECOWAS Countries

Please note that it takes between two (2) weeks and one month for your permit to be processed.

Penalty to pay for expired permit

When you are entering Ghana, whether through the airport or any of our borders, your passport is normally stamped by immigration officers and certain number of days given to you to exit the country. If for any reason, you exceed the number of days given to you, you will pay the following fine to the Ghana Immigration Services:

ECOWAS Countries: GH¢ 60.00 / month (if you hold previous residence permit)

GH¢80.00 / month (if you have never done a residence permit)

  • Non ECOWAS Countries: GH¢ 80.00 / month (if u hold a previous residence permit)

    GH¢100.00 / month (if you have never done a residence permit)

 Note: The Non –Citizen Card is a mandatory requirement from the Government of Ghana. The Non-Citizen Ghana card shall be used for all transactions that require identification. Foreign nationals who do not have the Non-Citizen card will not be allowed to apply for their Residence Permit, register SIM cards for telephones, open bank accounts, acquire driver’s license or even have access to other essential services in the country. The Non-Citizen Card costs  $120.00  or its Ghana Cedi equivalent.

This card can be acquired instantly at any CAL Bank Branch in Ghana or at the National Identification Authority Head office at Tetteh Quarshie (Accra) near the Gulf House.

Can I send luggage separately? 

NO. You can only send luggage once you have checked into your hostel accommodation as we do not have storage facilities.

What if I arrive early? 

If you do decide to arrive earlier than your accommodation contract’s start date, you should be aware that it can be difficult and expensive to find short-term accommodation. If you plan to arrive in Ghana prior to the Pre-University’s reopening date, let us know about it 48 hours ahead so as to help you secure a temporary accommodation.

Do I need to bring anything with me? 

Students living in the DHP’s hostel are required to provide their own bedding (sheets, pillowcases and blankets). The hostels are self-catering and students will need to bring crockery, (cups, plates, dishes and cooking utensils). Please note that you can also purchase every needed item in Ghana.

What if I arrive late?

We advise that you avoid getting to Ghana late. However, if for any reason you will be arriving late, please call us on any of the following numbers:  +233 (0) 261803751 /   +233 (0) 558767002 during working hours for assistance before you leave home. We are opened from Monday – Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Information for parents/guardians

Dear parents/guardians,

Should you accompany your ward/child to Darda Health Pre-University and need a temporary accommodation, we can arrange to get you a place to lodge, not too far from the school. Prices range from GH¢ 50.00* per day to GH¢ 400.00*.

Kindly get in touch with us at any of the above contacts should the need arise.

Other Information

Ghana uses the UK’s BS 1363 standard for plugs and sockets. This uses the 3 pin system and has a voltage of 240 volts. Please take note of this when bringing any electrical appliances, especially chargers for mobile phones.

**Foreign Students applying from within Ghana should use the current Forex Bureau buying rate for the US Dollar to calculate the Ghana Cedi equivalent of the Application Processing Fee

* All amounts stated above are subject to change without notice