Student Life

Counseling and Guidance

The Counselling and Guidance Centre helps students who need assistance on guidance about their daily life problems which might hamper their steady progress in the academic field or prevent them from enjoying their life in general. Such problems embrace the whole range of health (Medical and psychiatric) problems, Socio-Economic, marital, sexual, academic, spiritual and other problems.

Fresher’s Week

First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of normally one week which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University. A programme of activities is always issued out and is expected to be strictly followed.

Medical Access

Healthcare for students and staff is an essential component of Academic Excellence. The wise men say “He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything”. There are competent physicians, nurses and other paramedical staff who ensure that healthcare delivery is at the doorsteps of the university fraternity. The health facility is a collaboration between the Ghana Health Service and the Tamale Technical University.Tamale Technical University Hospital comprises various units which render different services to the University Community. It offers both curative and preventive services.


There are number of recreation and sports activities at the University. The Department of Sports and Recreation offers welfare and sports skills services to the students through a comprehensive, dynamic and exciting Inter-Department Sports Championships.