Regional Maritime University 2017/2018 Fees schedule

The Regional Maritime University 2017/2018 Fees schedule and the payment details as well as the different arrangements are as followed.

Fee Payment Procedure,Guidance and Counselling, Student Affairs and Public Relations Information

FEE PAYMENT PROCEDURE

1.0       Introduction

As much as possible, RMU strives to minimize cash transactions on campus and insists that all fees be paid into any RMU bank accounts and the proof of payment presented for an official receipt.

2.0       Procedure and Processes for Payment of Short Courses Fees

Short courses applicants are to note that a bank teller is available on campus on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to facilitate fee payment. Course participants wishing to pay their fees on Wednesday and Friday are advised to deposit their monies into the stated account at any branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank or Ecobank Ghana.

Two duplicate copies of the bank pay-in slip or advice must be presented to the RMU Cashier for the issuance of RMU Official Receipt and endorsement of the short courses forms.

 

Short Courses Fees Account:

Ghana Commercial Bank, Tema Main Branch;  A/c No: 1071130000284 (Cedi account)

Ghana Commercial Bank, Tema Main Branch; A/c  No: 1071620000308 (Dollar account)

Ecobank, Spintex Branch, A/c No.: 011910442951501 (Cedi Account)

Ecobank, Spintex Branch, A/c No.: 0112014424951501 (Dollar Account)

 

3.0       Procedure and Process for Payment of Regular Fees (Postgraduate,

B.Sc. Degrees, Diploma, Upgrading and Certificate Courses)

 

  • Ghanaian Students

All fresh and continuing Ghanaian students are required to make payment to any of the account numbers provided in their admission letters/bills.

 

  • International Students

All fresh and continuing International students are required to transfer fees to any RMU US Dollar accounts provided in their admission letters/bills.

 

All students are required to present evidence of fee payment such as bank pay-in slip, swift advice to the Cashier in order to obtain RMU official receipt. The cashier may also verify such payments with RMU Bankers prior to issuing of receipt.

 

5.0       Regular Students Fees Account

a.  Standard Chartered Bank, Tema Branch, A/c No: 0100121527901 (Cedi Account)

b.  Ecobank Ghana Ltd., Spintex Branch, A/c No: 0119104424951501 (Cedi Account)

 

For foreign transfer only

c.  Ghana Commercial Bank, Kwame Nkrumah Circle Branch

Account No.: 1271520002490                  SWIFT Code: GHCBGHAC

d.  Ecobank (Ghana) Ltd., Spintex Road Branch

Account No.: 0111014424951501            SWIFT Code: ECOCGHAC

 

All regular students are to note that fees can be paid in two or more installments.  At least 50% of fees can be paid before registration and the remaining 50% spread up to at least 2 weeks before end of semester examinations.

 

Sgd:  Director of Finance

 

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING SERVICES

 

Dear Student,

The Guidance and Counselling office is committed to the academic, social and personal development of our students. It is our hope that all students find the time spent at the University enjoyable and productive.

Do you know that everyone at different stages of life encounters periods of stress and personal difficulty? Yes, it is for this reason the RMU established the Guidance and Counselling Office to assist students who experience such difficulties, which may interfere with them getting the most out of their study time.

We offer ‘FREE’ and ‘CONFIDENTIAL’ guidance and counselling services and students can freely walk in at any time during the working hours, or call the Counsellor during non working hours in crisis situations to discuss any difficulties they encounter. We offer you the most valuable help or information that you may need.

The office works with students through academic/career counselling, personal-social counselling, group counselling, orientation, workshops and seminars etc.

Our services are available to all registered students of the RMU

 Location:

The Guidance and Counselling Office can be found on the 1st Floor of the Students’ Hostel.

Contact: +233 (0) 273 718 718

 

STUDENTS AFFAIRS

ACCOMMODATION:

It is the policy of the University to provide the most conducive environment for students in developing their academic and social abilities to the fullest. Halls of residence are considered an integral part of the holistic educational development, hence, we desire our students to be at home away from home. However, limited lodging facilities are available for regular students on first come first served basis.

 

By virtue of their training, the first and second year students of the Marine Engineering and Nautical Science during their cadetship training are automatic residents after which the remaining available bed spaces are allocated to other students.  In the latter case, preference is given to fresh foreign nationals.

Also, limited rooms are available for Upgrading students at a fee per semester.

 

Terms of Occupancy  

i)        Apart from RMU Cadets whose residency is renewed per semester, interested applicants must apply to the Registrar each semester for consideration.

ii)      Bed is allocated per semester at $50 for cadets and $150 for non-cadets.  Payment for allocation must be made into the fees account with the Finance Directorate.

iii)    Students who voluntarily withdraw from their halls of residence, or are dismissed/withdrawn from the University would be considered as having forfeited their right to occupancy and are ineligible for a refund of the facility user fee.

 

Canteen Services:

Private catering services are available for all students.  The mess/dining parlor is mainly used by cadets while the MOWCA Gardens is accessed by non cadets.

 

Students Life on Campus:

Supported by strong student governance led by the Students Representative Council (SRC), RMU students have the opportunity to determine their roles in fulfillment of their mental, spiritual and social development.  Students engage in creative writing, cultural interactions, career fairs, faculty networking, sports and entertainment activities on campus.

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS 

 

This information is to guide you as you are considering the Regional Maritime University as your education and training destination.

 

INTRODUCTION

All visitors to Ghana other than ECOWAS citizens require a visa/entry permit ranging from 60 – 90 days on the time of arrival. On expiration however, extensions may be granted on application.

 

In the case of regular students offering programmes extending over a period of one year, resident permit may be granted on application.

It is important to note that the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is the agency responsible for the issuance of visas and permits.

 

TYPES OF PERMIT

1. VISA ON ARRIVAL                    2. EXTENSIONS OF VISITORS PERMIT

3. STUDENTS PERMIT                    4. EXPATRIATE WORK/RESIDENCE PERMIT

 

REQUIREMENTS

The following must be provided when applying for a student’s permit and visas:

 

  1. STUDENTS’ PERMIT
  • admission letter
  • valid passport with more than 1 year validity
  • two recent passport pictures
  • school fees receipt
  • completed application form

 

Processing Timeline: Six (6) weeks

 

  1. VISA ON ARRIVAL (NON ECOWAS NATIONALS)
  • purpose of visit
  • copy of travel itinerary(arrival and departure)
  • contact address in Ghana
  • copy of applicant’s passport bio page
  • copy of host’s passport bio page

 

Documents to be forwarded to Ghana Immigration Service

Processing timeline – 5 working days

 

  1. EXTENSION OF VISITOR’S PERMIT (SHORT TERM COURSES)
  • valid passport
  • one (1) recent passport size picture
  • copy of return air ticket
  • letter of support from institution stating reason for extension

 

  1. FEES AND CHARGES (subject to review)
  • Non ECOWAS entry visa  $100
  • penalty for expired visitor’s permit (per month):   ECOWAS Nationals GH¢20.00

Other Nationals     GH¢50.00

 

For assistance, contact the Public Relations Officer whose office is located on the administration block.

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