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Ripe Ground for Film Production; Fresh Local Content on High Demand
 Ripe Ground for Film Production; Fresh Local Content on High Demand  Graduates in creative arts now have ripe ground to produce fresh local film content that is on high demand in Kenya internationally. Digital migration, technology penetration in Kenya as well as local film industry capacity building is opening up and reshaping the film environment for the youth to explore their talents and make a living. This is according to Kenya Film Commission CEO, Miss Lizzie Chengoti “Fresh African content is most sought after by international... Read more
Promoting the Participation of People with Disabilities in University Activities
 Promoting the Participation of People with Disabilities in University Activities The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) warmly welcomes students and staff with disabilities and would like to state its commitment to the provision of equitable opportunities to all persons, and ensure that their life on campus is pleasurable and rewarding. Procedures to be followed in realization of these commitments are spelt out in our Disability Policy. TU-K is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for the diverse student and staff body... Read more
Aeronautical Engineering Students Get A Feel of The Largest Aircraft At KQ
*/    Aeronautical Engineering Students Get A Feel of The Largest Aircraft At KQ Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) Vice-Chancellor Prof Francis Aduol, has emphasized that students pursuing Aerospace and Aviation Engineering program at the university have to attend Industry Based Learning (IBL) outside the university for one solid year. Such a move he noted, will ensure that they are imparted with the right skills and are exposed to the prevailing happenings in the world of work. “Students must be instilled with discipline and imparted with the... Read more
US-Based Company To Install Modern Technical Learning Equipment
 US-Based Company To Install Modern Technical Learning Equipment Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) has collaborated with a US-based manufacturing company with the aim of introducing more modern, technical and advanced Engineering equipment for training Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students. Through the Ministry of Education Science and Technology, the team from Amatrol Advanced Manufacturing Company based in Jeffersonville U.S.A recently trained TU-K technicians and launched an advanced learning system software. According... Read more
Technical grads get jobs ‘faster’ than degree holders
Graduates from technical and vocational institutions have higher chances of getting employed than university graduates, Helb has said. Higher Education Loans board CEO Charles Ringera said Technical and Vocational Education and Training graduates have a 98 per cent chance of getting employed within a month after graduation. University graduates have a 54 per cent chance of getting employed a year of graduation. “Kenya has signed an agreement with the Canadian government, which requires 20,000 graduates of technical courses from Tivets annually,” said Ringera. He said the major problem with parents and students is negative attitudes towards the institutions. He spoke during the first... Read more
Matiang’i wants varsities to explore income generating ventures
Matiang’i wants varsities to explore income generating ventures    Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i has asked universities to venture into income generating activities to ease financial challenges facing the institutions. In a speech read by the Commission for University Education Chairman, Prof Henry Thairu, during the opening ceremony of the the 14th Kenyan Universities Exhibition held at Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa in Mombasa, Dr Matiang’i noted that local and international partnerships are among innovative ways of accessing... Read more
TU-K’s Vertical Farming Technology causes a stir
TU-K’s Vertical Farming Technology causes a stir Vertical Farming Technology (VFT), one of TU-K innovations being exhibited at the on-going Universities Exhibition in Mombasa, has attracted huge interest from among expo goers. According to Elizabeth Achieng who innovated VFT, the technology harnesses minimum space and can be used in planting a variety of vegetables. “The technology is best suited to urban dwellers, who have little or in most cases no space to plant vegetables for domestic consumption,” said Achieng. “We are conducting research to... Read more
Varsities ‘expo 2016’ starts in Mombasa
Varsities ‘expo 2016’ starts in Mombasa The 14th Kenyan Universities Exhibition is underway at the Flamingo Beach & Spa in Mombasa. The participating institutions spent the better part of Wednesday morning in setting up their stands as members of the public started trooping in to sample what the Kenyan institutions of higher learning have to offer. The Commission for University (CUE) is organising this expo meant to connect the public with the universities. CUE Chief Executive Officer Prof David Some visited the TU-K stand where he... Read more
Collection of Academic Certificates
The Technical University of Kenya wishes to announce to her graduates who were conferred with Degrees, and awarded Diplomas and Certificates on 18th December 2015 that the certificates are now ready for collection. POINT OF ISSUE The certificates shall be collected from the Office of the Senior Assistant Registrar - Examinationand Certification situated on the ground floor of Administration Block. OFFICE HOURS Office of the Senior Assistant Registrar - Examination and Certification shall be open during working days from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. PROCEDURE To collect your academic certificate, please visit the University website http://tukenya.... Read more
TU-K Hosts Third International Conference on Innovation
The Technical University of Kenya hosted its third international conference on Innovative technologies for development in Nairobi. The conference objective was to gather crucial academics, policy makers, and practitioners to examine the latest developments in science, technology, innovation, and related research and how these can be translated into effective development activities. This year’s theme was: ‘Technologies as drivers for development’ Speaking during the launch, TU-K Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Shiundu spoke of the university’s commitment to innovation and modern training. “TU-K’s motto speaks of education and training for the real world” this is testament to our desire to... Read more
TU-K Receives Aviation Simulator Equipment
TU-K Receives Aviation Simulator Equipment A United States-based aviation training and solutions company has donated an Aviation Simulator and equipment to TU-K that will help engage aerospace and aviation engineering students in advanced interaction with commercial aircrafts. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Aerosim Technologies Commercial Director Simon Newcombe said that the simulator is a software technology built with the typical operation of an aircraft in mind; encompassing of 3D impressions, designed with sound, trouble... Read more
Cabinet Secretary Dr. Matiang’i Impressed by TU-K’s Academic Conference
Cabinet Secretary Dr. Matiang’i Impressed by TU-K’s Academic Conference Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ministry of Education Science and Technology Dr. Fred Matiang’i has urged universities to invest heavily in Research, Science, Engineering and Technology saying that they will play a key role in development of the country and contribute to the realisation of Vision 2030. Speaking at academic conference organized by the Technical University of Kenya in Nakuru over the weekend, Dr. Matiang’i raised concerned that only 22% of... Read more
American Music Professors Visit TU-K
American Music Professors Visit TU-K On Friday 5th of February 2016, the Department of Music hosted The Ludwig Quartet comprising of 4 Professors from the United States of America. They included Prof Brandon Craswell, an Associate Professor of Trumpet at University of Georgia; Prof Robert White, an Assistant Professor of Trumpet from Western Michigan University School of Music; Prof Mark DeGoti, an Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Auburn University; and, Prof Joseph Van Fleet from the Faculty of Eastern Kentucky University. The... Read more
Seven Seas CEO encourages University students to innovate and venture into entrepreneurship
Seven Seas CEO encourages University students to innovate and venture into entrepreneurshipr Entrepreneurship and innovation are key ingredients in any developing nation’s growth, Seven Seas Technologies Company CEO Mr. Mike Macharia told university students during the First Innovator-Investor Forum that was held at Technical University of Kenya. The CEO emphasized that global trends are rapidly shifting what human beings and the environment demands. “It is up to the young minds particularly university students and graduates to harness technology to innovate... Read more
TUK Don Appointed to the Advisory Board on Education and Outreach (ABEO) for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Dr. Austin Aluoch, the Chairman of the Department of Chemical Science and Technology has been appointed as an inaugural member of the Advisory Board on Education and Outreach for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) The Conference of States Parties (CSP), at its 20th session held in December 2015 at OPCW headquarters at the Hague, approved the establishment of ABEO. The Board is expected to provide specialist advice to the Director-... Read more
Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology Gets a New Dean
Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology Gets a New Dean