The Accra Technical University logo is part of our corporate identity, which helps solidify our visual approach’s character. It is made up of three significant fundamentals which are crucial to the brand statements of the University. They include; The Shield, The Golden Book, and The Golden Key.
The shield reflects our heritage because it was taken from the Accra Polytechnic crest. It has the name of the Institution written in gold within a blue rectangle at the top. The motto “Integrity, Creativity and Excellence” is gold within a blue banner below.
There are three pairs of blue vertical lines on a golden background. Each pair of vertical lines represents a stage of our journey as an academic institution from Technical Institute to Polytechnic to Technical University.
The Golden Book
The Golden Book represents the fountain of knowledge and a world of discovery.
The Golden Key
The Golden Key symbolises access to knowledge and the means for discovery, freedom, power, and prominence. The Golden Key is formed from the initials A, T, and U, standing for Accra Technical University.
The Main Parts of the Golden Key
The main parts of the Golden Key are the head, shaft, and bit.
The head is formed from the letter ‘A,’ representing our location in Accra, the capital city of Ghana.
The shaft is formed from the horizontal bar of the letter ‘T.’
The bit is formed from combining the vertical bar of the letter ‘T,’ the letter U and the Nkyinkyim symbol. The Nkyinkyim is a traditional Ghanaian symbol signifying Initiative, Dynamism, and Versatility, which are three elements required for turning knowledge into solutions.
The Colours of ATU
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A Technical University of global excellence in competency based and practice-oriented training, applied research and technology transfer.