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ACU Urges Scholars to Join Networks

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) has called on scholars and professionals to take advantage of vast opportunities to promote higher learning and research. Though international collaborations, ACU brings together universities from around the world - and people to study and work together in the effort to advance knowledge and improve lives.

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Dr. Ateng appointed as KIPPRA boss

Dr. Ateng appointed as KIPPRA boss

Dr. Benson Ateng, a Senior Lecturer and the Academic Team Leader in the Department of Economics and Resource Management, School of Business and Management Studies, as been appointed as the chairperson of the Kenya Institute for Public Policy, Research Analysis (KIPPRA). His appointment comes in the latest gazette notice, after the President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, revoked an earlier appointment of Prof. Ben Sihanya to the position. 

“In exercise of the power, conferred by Section 7 (3) of the State Corporation Act, I appoint Dr. Benson Ateng, as the Chairperson of KIPPRA up to October 5, 2024, with effect from April 8, 2022. The appointment of Prof. Benya Sihanya is revoked,” read the notice.

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DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2021/2022

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2021/2022 for graduates & postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (Fully Funded study in Germany) | Opportunities For Africans. 

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Colourful 10th Graduation Ceremony held

The 10th Graduation Ceremony was held on Friday 11th March 2022. The colourful ceremony was live-streamed from the Main Hall. The event was presided by Dr Angelina Kinya, a Council member, who was installed as Acting Chairperson of Council and Pro-Chancellor for a period of three months.

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TU-K Nanosatellite launched at Konza Technopolis

The Technical University of Kenya, Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences launched a nanosatellite dubbed TUKSat-1, at Konza Technopolis on a 1U Model nanosatellite demo event organised by Kenya Space Agency (KSA).

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Engineers Board of Kenya seeks to set prices for Engineering services

The Engineers Board of Kenya is among the professional bodies that are pushing to set minimum prices for services offered in the industry. The engineer’s body has proposed setting up of a price floor for all engineering services arguing that this will ensure quality services, safety and welfare to the public.

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TU-K Admits 4135 New Students

TU-K Admits 4135 New Students

The Technical University of Kenya has admitted 4135 new students for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Starting September 27 through October 1, the University staged an intensive virtual orientation exercise for the Freshers aired live on TU-K’s website and social media platforms where students can still watch, even now, in case they missed any session.

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East African School on Density Functional Theory and Applications using the SIESTA code

East African School on Density Functional Theory and Applications using the SIESTA code

11th – 15th October 2021- Technical University of Kenya , School of Physics and Earth Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya -
The school aims at introducing ab initio calculations and molecular dynamics simulation to researchers and postgraduate students of different disciplines, using the SIESTA code.

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SATUK Gets New Leadership

SATUK Gets New Leadership

The Technical University of Kenya Student union SATUK has new leadership for the year 2021/2022. Mani Peter Mwangangi was elected the Chair, and Birech Raechel Cheptoo as his Deputy. Harrison Boniface Muema was elected Secretary General, Kirera Denis Muchoki Finance Secretary, Oundo Barasa Fredrick Academic Secretary, Kimani Mercy Wairimu Gender and Social Welfare Secretary.

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TU-K Holds 9th Graduation Ceremony

For the second year in a row, the Technical University of Kenya has today virtually held its 9th graduation ceremony.
Speaking during the ceremony, Ms. Mumina Bonaya – Chief Administrative Secretary representing the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education, Prof. George Magoha, asked local universities to start preparing for the Competency Based Curriculum in readiness for the students who will be joining the institutions in a few years.

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ElringKlinger Company and Manfreco to Partner with TU-K on Training and Innovation

The Technical University of Kenya is set to collaborate with ElringKlinger, a German supplier of professional engine repairs, and Manfreco Ltd, a motor vehicle parts distributor in the East African market.

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Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy - Basic Training Programme

 

Africa is becoming the focus for the world of radio astronomy. It will host the mid-frequency Square Kilometre Array (SKA) –the next generation global radio astronomy facility that will be built initially in South Africa, and then rolled out across eight African partner countries, including Kenya.

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DARA Big Data Workshop on July 12th – 16th 2021 at TU-K

The Technical University of Kenya  ( TU Kenya),  Development in  Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA Big Data (link is external)), the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD (link is external)) and Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA (link is external)) are hosting an intensive data science event entitled “Big Data Kenya”.

This will be a 5 day workshop consisting of tutorials in Python and machine learning concepts followed by a guided hackathon. The event will be held on campus at TU Kenya in Nairobi and will be led by an experienced team of tutors. The event will begin on Mon 12th July and end on Fri 16th July; participants must be able to get to TU Kenya each day and must commit to attending each day in full. A travel stipend will be provided for participants.

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2021/22 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for the 2021 2022 Academic Year for diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. >> Download Calendar

 

Events and Notices

Extension of The Deadline for Paying Outstanding Fees

May
Friday
27
Fri, 27. May 2022
Pursuant to the University Management Board resolutions, namely: -


Compliance with Guidelines on Office Reporting Times and Attendance of Government Business

May
Tuesday
24
Tue, 24. May 2022
It has been noted with concern that some of the staff in Ministries, Departments and Agencies are, without. approved justification, failing to report to work on time, and are also …

SATUK Bursary Application

May
Thursday
19
Thu, 19. May 2022
This is to notify all bona fide students of The Technical University of Kenya of the initiation of the SATUK bursary allocation process for the academic year 2021/2022. Kindly obse…

Certificates for the March 2022 Graduation Cohort

May
Wednesday
18
Wed, 18. May 2022
We wish to inform you that the certificates for March 2022 graduation cohort are ready for collection at the TU-K Examinations Office.
The requirements for collection of certi…