Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Students’ Information Management in Ghana: Case of Sunyani Technical University (STU)

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Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Students’ Information Management in Ghana: Case of Sunyani Technical University (STU)

Abstract The study examined the application of ICT for Students’ Information Management using Sunyani Technical University as a case study. Thus, the explanatory research design. The entire target population was used for the study, thus, data was collected from every unit of a population under study. The main purpose of selecting the entire population for this research was due to the small size of the total population and with this technique, a true measure of the population was provided. The study revealed that the institution has ICT related internal policies governing the conduct of admissions, awards of grades and records management. Also, the study revealed that the institution used ICTs for application and admissions processes which ensure reliable data of all-year-round students’ information, registrations both academic and residential, verification of fees payments as well as process and reduce time spent on retrieving information.