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Science Students Association - SCISA


The College has a Science Students Association which serves as an umbrella body for all students in the College and seeks to:

  • Bring together all students of various departments of the College of Science;
  • Promote the interest in the study of science by organizing seminars and publication of scientific achievements;
  • Facilitate academic progress and to protect the interest of members of SCISA, especially as regards lectures, examination and subjects combinations, among others; and
  • Organize exchange programmes with both local and international sister institutions.




SCISA further seeks to promote the study of science and its related subjects whilst ensuring an enabling environment for academic excellence.  


As part of its programmes, a number of educational and social activities are undertaken by the Association each year; these include:

  • College Week Celebration i.e. Outreach programmes to senior high schools and other societal institutions.
  • Launch with an educational seminar for students.
  • College socializing event.
  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Trade and Technology Fair (TRATECH) – A platform where students get the chance to display what they have learnt.
  • Science Fair and Blood Donation
  • Clean up Exercise
  • Quiz and Debate Competition etc.
  • Community volunteer and sensitization programmes


Constituent Departments

Science Students’ Association (SCISA) KNUST was founded in September 1982 and comprises of eleven(11) departmental associations. It currently has a membership of about 10,366.  students. The Departmental Associations are:



  • Biological Science Students Association (BIOSSA)
  • Optometry Students Association of Ghana (OSAG)
  • Ghana Biochemistry Students' Association (GBSA)
  • Association of Food Science and Technology Students (AFSTS)
  • Computer Science Society (CSS)
  • Statistics and Actuarial Science Students Association (SASSA)
  • Association of Mathematics Students (AMS)
  • Ghana Students Chemical Society (SCS)
  • Physics Student Association of Ghana (PHYSAG)
  • Environmental Science (ENSSA)
  • Meteorology and Climate Science



The Executive Body

SCISA has an executive structure and a council-level mode of administration. The executive is made up of the president, vice president, secretary, organizing secretary, treasurer and the women’s commissioner. The council is made up of departmental association presidents and secretaries, committee chairpersons and class representatives. See Executives