The Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG) is a non-profit organization registered under the Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179). It was started in the year 1993 to promote, improve and coordinate postgraduate studies and the lives of the students pursuing these studies in all tertiary institutions in the country. The association also champions the course of member institutions in fighting for their rights and privileges in the laws of Ghana or the statutes establishing the respective universities of members. It’s an objective of the association to collaborate with other student associations and unions in the country and elsewhere in matters of mutual interest as well as organizing programmes and activities which promotes the welfare of members.
The National Graduate Students Association of Ghana represents the collective interests of all graduate students in the various universities to thier respective University governing bodies, all levels of government and the country at large. GRASAG National is dedicated to providing advocacy and support to all members across various graduate programmes in the country. GRASAG currently operates local chapters in sixteen (16) public and private universities with local representatives (Executives) on all important boards/committees of their respective universities including the highest decision making body (University Council).
Our numerical strength in membership stands at about 30,000 being a sum of all students pursuing all forms of postgraduate studies in Ghana.
Motto: Partners in National development through research and practice.
Slogan: Graduate Students, the panacea to development.
A person admitted into a postgraduate programme in a recognized institution in Ghana and has paid his/her dues, shall be a member of GRASAG.
Graduate students who have completed their studies with any of the Member Institution shall have the right as full member of the association for a period of one year and therefore shall enjoy full benefits.
Any Ghanaian national who is pursuing a postgraduate program abroad qualifies to be an affiliate member and may register with GRASAG.
A person who has completed his/her postgraduate studies may be accorded Honorary Membership upon submission of a written application to GRASAG.
The aspiration to promote and safeguard the rights and liberties of members of GRASAG is inseparable from the performance of duties and obligations required of a reasonable member and shall accordingly be the duty of every member to, among others- .