VC makes whistle-stop tour of varsity sites

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Benedict Mutua, on Friday 6th October 2023, made a whistle-stop tour of the University in what was his familiarisation exercise.

The VC officially took over the mantle of leadership on 18th September 2023 and up to 6th October, he had not had a chance to site-see the entire university.

The tour provided a unique opportunity for the top university leadership to witness firsthand ongoing projects and address any pertinent concerns that may be existing.

The VC with his entourage visited the recently completed Block S and the two construction sites, for Block T and Block I. Other sites visited were the Women’s hostels at Upper-Hill, Men’s hostels at South B, South C site.

The VC concluded his tour by visiting the Kasarani Technical Vocational College (KTVC) that the University supervised the design and construction as part of the Ministry of Education Economic stimulus).

The TU-K team were joined by KTVC Board of Management in planting tree seedlings within the College.

KTVC Principal, Ms Josphine Begi, appreciated the tree planting gesture by the TU-K leadership adding that the trees will create a sustainable environment at the institution. Ms Begi explained that a partnership with TU-K would propel the institution to greater heights since it has a capacity to train and mentor youths in artisan certificate and diploma courses, thereafter transfer the students who wish to further their education to TU-K.

The VC assured the KTVC management that TU-K will continue to work with them to ensure the students get world-class hands-on training.



Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 

The Technical University of Kenya in partnership with Exploring Visual Cultures will be hosting the 4th International Conference from November 27th to 29th, 2024 at the Edge Convention Centre, Nairobi. The theme of the conference is AI Media Innovations, Applications, Visual Culture, Challenges, and Future Trends. The call for papers is out and the deadline for submission of abstracts is on 31st May, 2024.

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