Born on the 12th of January 1967, Ms. Lucy Diawuo holds a Diploma in Education and First Degree in English and Classical Civilization (Combined) obtained in 1992 from the University of Cape Coast. After ten years of teaching English Language and Literature in English at Aggrey Memorial Zion Secondary School in Cape Coast, she enrolled at KNUST to pursue and obtained Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) in 2007. She then proceeded to the Ghana School of Law in 2007 and was called to the Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana in 2009.
She trained as a pupil at Kulendi @ Law after which she was appointed Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer at the Registrar’s Offices of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in 2010 and promoted to Senior Assistant Registrar in 2015. Her expertise include English Language Editing, Speech Writing, Policy Formulation and Analysis and Administrative Law.
Over the years, Ms. Diawuo has worked in the following offices:
April 2010 to April 2011: Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer, Legal and Welfare Division
Her core duties and responsibilities included; representing the University in court on legal cases; drafting Memoranda of Agreement between KNUST and other external bodies; reviewing Memoranda of Agreement between KNUST and other bodies; serving as legal representative on University Committees; drafting agreements for the University; giving legal opinion and advice to management on issues pertaining to the University; and having oversight responsibility for the security services division of the University, a unit within the Legal and Welfare Division of the Registrar’s Offices.
April 2011 to January 2016: Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer, Institute of Distance Learning
In this capacity, Lucy’s core schedules/responsibilities span a broad area of administration, academic related matters, admissions, human resource matters, coordination of centres, as well as handling legal issues. Specifically, her responsibilities were as follows;
January 2016 to August 2017: Senior Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer, Affiliations Office
At the Affiliations Office, Lucy’s core duties/responsibilities included; coordinating private tertiary institutions affiliated to KNUST; coordinating Health Training Institutions affiliated to KNUST; organizing workshops and Seminars for various categories of staff of the affiliate institutions; assisting Affiliates to develop systems and structures that would help them to attain the status of charter; advising and assisting new institutions seeking affiliation with KNUST.
August 2017 to Date: Senior Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer, Legal and Welfare Division
Moving back to her initial office, Ms. Diawuo’s responsibilities of representing the University in court on legal issues; drafting and reviewing Memoranda of Agreement between KNUST and other bodies; serving as legal representative on University Committees; drafting agreements for the University; giving legal opinion and advice to management on issues pertaining to the University and organizing counselling and sensitization seminars and clinics for female students on campus, has continued to date.