TU-K Student Scoops the Prestigious Wangari Maathai Scholarship
A Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) student is the 2015 winner of Wangari Maathai Scholarship award. Claire Nasike Akello who is pursuing a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Environmental Resource Management, was recently feted at a colourful ceremony held at the Green Belt Movement offices in Nairobi.
Akello becomes the third recipient of the award since its inception three years ago. Her love for the environment, passion and leadership can be traced back to the time she was eight, in her flood prone-village of Port Victoria in Budalangi, Busia County. Her late grandmother, as... Full story on TU-K Student Scoops the Prestigious Wangari Maathai Scholarship
TU-K graduates among most favoured by employers
Graduates from the University of Nairobi and Strathmore University are the most preferred by employers, a new survey shows. Kenyatta University and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology take the second and the third positions as the top public universities that employers prefer.
From private universities, employers prefer graduates from Daystar University and the Catholic University of East Africa. According to 2015 Quarter One Talent Report, among the public universities, Moi University graduates are the fourth most preferred, followed by Technical University of Kenya,... Full story on TU-K graduates among most favoured by employers
Give our graduates jobs, say engineers
Local engineers have accused the government of over dependence on Chinese technology to solve its infrastructural problems.The engineers said it is unfortunate for the government to rely heavily on foreign skills when brilliant local engineers are not given an opportunity to showcase their potential.
Speaking at Technical University of Kenya on Saturday where over 1,000 engineers had converged for a consultative meeting on the way forward of the engineering bill, vice chancellor Francis Aduol said over the years local technicians and technologists had been ignored by the government. “Our... Full story on Give our graduates jobs, say engineers