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Students and lecturers from TU-K and universities in Romania join in an exciting dance exhibiting cultural heritage and traditions from Kenya and Romania. The festival that showcased ‘Masks of the world’ was part of activities during the ‘World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development’ jointly organized by TU-K and Romania Embassy in Kenya. Other activities included; conference, lecturer and workshop discussions, music and theatre

Friendship through Culture; Kenyan- Romanian Collaboration

Students from the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) and Universities from Romania participated in a conference and workshop discussions to commemorate the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development”.  The cultural exchange is mainly to strengthen multiculturalism and promote the rich traditions of masks across different cultures, with an aim to promote peace and tolerance.

The event was jointly organised by TU-K and Romania Embassy in Kenya. The activities for the day included music, theatre, and traditional dances with masks. These series of activities would mark friendship and partnership between Romania and Kenya.

Distinguished guests who graced the occasion, included Romania Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Mrs. Gentiana Serbu, Serbia Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Ms. Danijela Cubrilo Martic, the VC, Prof, Benedict Mutua, DVC in charge of Institutional Advancement and Enterprises Prof. Paul Wambua, DVC in charge of Research and Technology Advancement Prof. Alfred Orina, Ag. DVC in charge of Students Academics and Affairs Prof. Francis Gatheri.

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Mr. Volker Falch, Managing Director Head of International Division, Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (BBW) International who was accompanied by Ms Aurelia Starringer, the Team Lead Migration and Dave Yator, BBW Kenya Representative, met the VC Prof. Benedict Mutua and explained that there is a high demand for young, well trained and talented Kenyans to work in Germany.

TU-K Students to Access Jobs in Germany

The dream of young Kenyans getting employment opportunities in Germany may soon become a reality.  Mr. Volker Falch, Managing Director Head of International Division, Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (BBW) International, explained that there is a high demand for young, well trained and talented Kenyans to work in Germany.Mr. Falch disc losed this when he recently paid a courtesy call to the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K), accompanied by Ms Aurelia Starringer, the Team Lead Migration.

 The delegation explained that Germany universities teach professional skills as well as collaborate with local industries to ensure that education is aligned with the market needs. The duo told the University Management that their company had been engaged with all aspects of vocational training for almost 50 years, in international projects and therefore together with experts and other partners, can tackle different key topics.

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Distinguished lectures including; Prof. Dr. Atif Samim (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Dr. Cristiano Tomassoni (Italy), Prof. Dr. Carlos Lopez Martinez (Spain) and Prof. Shiban Koul (India) were the main guests during the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) – TU-K chapter workshop. They were welcomed by Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) in charge of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) Prof. Francis Gatheri. Dr. Mary Ahuna who is the IEEE TU-K Branch Councilor also attended.

Foreign Scholars Speak at Students’ Event

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) of the Technical University of Kenya student branch, on Friday 17 th May 2024 held a workshop that was addressed by distinguished academics from recognized universities globally. TU-K joined the world’s largest Technical Professional Organization IEEE, in the year 2020 and became the 7th University in Kenya to be a member of the Association. The international academics included; Prof. Atif Samim from Saudi Arabia, Prof. Cristiano Tomassoni from Italy, Prof. Carlos Lopez Martinez from Spain and Prof. Shiban Koul from India.

Various topics were addressed for example; transmission lines for high speed/high frequency integrated circuits, basics of SAR polarimetry, Additive Manufacturing: Emerging Opportunities for Microwave Components. The guests were received by Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA), Prof. Francis Gatheri who noted that the visit was important to the university. He informed them that TU-K was looking forward to more collaborations in its pursuit to remain a leading university of technology in Kenya.

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Pic 1: Senior Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests (Corporate Services), Lucy Kiboi, Machakos County Forest Conservator, Millcah Mutua and County Forest Commander, Chief Inspector Zablon Ndiema plant a tree with Dr. Agnes Gachau during the national tree planting exercise at KFS Machakos Pic 2: Students and members of staff plant tree seedlings at Konza Technopolis City during nationwide tree growing exercise.

TU-K Partners with KFS to Increase Tree Cover

The Technical University of Kenya has partnered with the Kenya Forestry Service (KFS) in a joint effort to grow tree seedlings. The initiative will greatly contribute towards the Government’s target of planting 15 billion trees in 10 years.

On 10th May 2024, The University, together with KFS, for the second time, jointly planted 1200 tree seedlings at Konza Technopolis City consisting an assortment of indigenous trees. The day had been declared a public holiday by the Government for Kenyans to plant trees and also to honour people who lost lives during the recent flashfloods.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement & Enterprise, Prof. Paul Wambua, who joined members of staff and student in the tree planting exercise, lauded the joint effort between TU-K and KFS, as well as Konza City for providing and preparing the ground for tree growing exercise.

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Group photo during the East African Regional Workshop on Research Networking and Proposal Writing held at Murang’a University of Technology 29 April – 2 May 2024.

TU-K in Joint Cutting-edge Training on Grant Proposal Writing

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K), Maseno University, Murang’a University of Technology and the African Science and Technology Policy Institute jointly organised a research networking and proposal writing workshop targeted at mid-level career researchers. The workshop that brought together experts in research was pitched at offering young researchers with critical and technical knowledge in writing winning grant proposals.

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TUKAA Holds Inaugural Board Meeting

The Technical University of Kenya Alumni Association (TUKAA) held its inaugural board meeting on 2nd May 2024 in the conference room.The main agenda of the meeting was to welcome the newly-appointed members and deliberate on the best way forward for the Association. The meeting culminated in the election of the Board Chairman, Eng. Robert Juma Wamalwa.

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TU-K Set to Hold Joint Festival with Romania Universities

Preparations for the upcoming joint Romania cultural festival between TU-K and universities from Romania are at the top gear. This will see students from TU-K and visiting universities participate in a conference and workshop sessions, music, theatre and facemask dance that will take place at TU-K later this month.

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Prof. Wambua Attends CESI International Week in France

The Deputy Vice Chancellor – Institutional Advancement and Enterprise, Prof. Paul Wambua attended this year’s CESI International week held in April 2024 as part of a follow-up of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between TU-K and CESI Graduate School of Engineering based in France.

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TU-K Plants 1000 Trees at Konza

Members of staff and students from the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) planted over 1000 tree seedlings at Konza Technopolis City. The tree planting exercise was led by the Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Prof Francis Gatheri, representing the Vice Chancellor.

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TU-K Signs MoU with France Education Institutions

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) recently signed an MoU with Lycée Professionnel Christian Antou (LPH) and Lycée D’enseignement Général et Technologique Évariste De Parny (LEP). Both institutions will work together on academic and vocational-related matters with the aim of strengthening ties in the areas of tourism and hospitality, as well as in languages such as French, German and English.

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Partnership with Mama Lucy Hospital Opens up Industrial Learning Opportunities and Research

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) has inked a partnership deal with Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital (MLKH) to enhance students’ practical skills in the field of healthcare as well as engage in joint research endeavours.

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TU-K Partners with Industry Players

The Technical University of Kenya has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with institutions and market leaders locally and internationally in areas of research and innovation, technology transfer, student-staff mentorship programmes and joint supervision. The signed MoUs are in the areas of joint infrastructure development, environmental sustainability campaigns, resource mobilisation, community outreaches among others.

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TU-K and Car and General Forge Strategic Partnership

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Car and General (C&G) to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange. This is in areas of training, internship and job placements, joint innovative projects, and setting up a Center of Excellence. 

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Romanian Universities Keen to Work with TU-K

Universities in Romania are keen on establishing collaboration with the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K). This was disclosed by the country’s Ambassador to Kenya, H.E Gentiana Serbu, when she paid a courtesy call to the University.

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The Genomics Revolution: Illuminating the Power of the Genome

The School of Biological and Life Sciences held an engaging public lecture at the Lecture Theatre which shed light on the transformative impact of genomics in today’s world.

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Kenya Nutritionists and Dietitians Institute Accredits Programmes at TU-K

Kenya Nutritionists and Dietitians Institute (KNDI) has accredited programmes offered at the Technical University of Kenya’s Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics (DHND).

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Continental Astrophysics Project Opening up Research Opportunities, New Knowledge

Visiting Astrophysics expert, Dr. Mirriam Nyamai, has highlighted enormous opportunities students and researchers interested in space science can take up for career progression, in a quest for new knowledge and linking up with experts worldwide.

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SATUK 2023/2024 Leaders Take Oath of Office

The New Students Association of the Technical University of Kenya, SATUK Council, and Board have been sworn into office. Nabangi Alex Wanyonyi is the new chairperson and is deputized by Kimeu Lydia Mutinda. The ceremony was conducted by the University Secretary and Chief Legal Officer Ms. Ruth Kirwa, and attended by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Benedict Mutua, Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Research, Technology and Development (RTD) Prof. Alfred Orina among other members of the University Management.

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Symposium: Market Leaders Inspire Civil Engineering Students

Mr.Samson Ontweka, a celebrated TU-K alumnus and currently a Technical Coordinator at StartSomewhere Kenya, captivated students with ingenious precast building technology that utilises interlocking blocks. Mr. Ontweka who was accompanied by StartSomewhere founder and CEO Oliver von Malm, showcased the innovative technology during the Civil Engineering Symposium held at TU-K that attracted students from TU-K, Moi University, Kenyatta University, the University of Nairobi, and Karatina University.

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Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) Attains Official Registration by TVETA

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) has licensed the Technical University of Kenya to offer various technical and vocational courses at the diploma level. This was affirmed in a letter addressed to TU-K’s Directorate of Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) by the TVETA Director General/ CEO, Dr. Kipkirui Langat

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Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 

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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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TU-K to host the X-Culture Award Ceremony

May
Thursday
30
Thu, 30. May 2024
On 30th May 2024, TU-K will host the X-Culture Collaboration Course Award.
The ceremony will be held in the Main Hall. The event will celebrate the outstanding achievement o…

List of Prospective Graduands - 12th Graduation Ceremony (updated 14 Dec 2023)

December
Tuesday
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Tue, 12. December 2023
We refer you to the Notice from the Vice-Chancellor dated Wednesday, 18th October 2023. Through the notice he informed all students who qualify for the conferment of various degree…