In this appeal, the appellant herein seeks the setting aside of the judgment of the High Court delivered on the 16th of April 2012.
The matters that gave rise to the judgment of the court below are the following:
The appellant herein who was plaintiff at the court below, is a candidate of doctoral studies. On the 23rd of July 2001, the appellant was admitted as a student of the University of Ghana to pursue a three-year course of study that would earn him a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Soil Science.
In line with the regulations contained in the student handbook of 1999, as repeated in the student handbook of 2003 (Exhibit D), certain persons were appointed as his supervisory committee with the mandate to advise him on course requirement, area of thesis, and the topic. At the end of the research period, the appellant was required to produce a signed thesis. The thesis had to be presented with a declaration by the student that interalia, the work of the appellant was produce…