Students of Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), University of Ghana (UG) and some other universities are expected to pay higher fees when school resumes for the 2020/2021 academic year.

The nation’s premier university, has also announced between 12% and 13% rise in tuition fees.

This current development has got many students in the country disappointed as it could burden them, especially at a time the country is yet to recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Students in the School of Sciences at the University are expected to pay GHȼ211 more from last year’s fees, bringing the new figure to GHȼ 1,899 from the previous GHȼ 1,688 for continuing students only.

 Continuing students from at the School of Agriculture would have to cough up GHȼ 1,971 compared to the previous GHȼ 1,751.

Students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) are also expected to pay 5% more than they paid the previous year. Fees of the regular degree students has been increased from GHȼ2,400 to GHȼ2,520 while the diploma students are expected to GHȼ2310, a 5% increase from the previous year’s GHȼ2200.