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24 students Travel to France to Teach English

24 students in various disciplines are set to travel to France to teach English in different learning institutions. This is part of French and Kenyan Governments exchange programme where Language Assistants from both countries have opportunities to teach English in France and French Assistants teach French in Kenya.

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Student wins Fashion Technology Award

Ms. Ivy Kendi, a 2nd year student from the School of Hospitality and Human Ecology, won the Fashion Technology Award at the WorldSkills Kenya, National Competitions and Innovation. The competition was held from the 28th August - 1st September 2023 at the Kenyatta International Conference Center, Nairobi. As a result, Ms. Kendi will represent the country in the WorldSkills International Competition set to take place in Lyon, France from September 10th - 15th 2024.

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Five of the top six students from various universities in the continent including 3 students from TU-K (Samuel Irungu, David Mwangi and Victor NgumbauMue) who won scholarships to study in China

Engineering Students Win Scholarship Awards to study in China

Three students from the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) have won scholarships to study in China after emerging top in the just concluded Africa Tech Challenge (ATC) Season 8 that attracted competitors from 9 countries. Samuel Irungu, David Mwangi and Victor Ngumbau Mue won the top challenge award, the ‘Study in China Scholarship.’ “This award is always given to top three offline winners and top three online winners,” stated a report prepared by Ag. Director, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), Dr. Fredrick Mutua. Three other students from various universities and colleges in the continent also won the scholarship award. Several other students from TU-K won more than 10 awards in individual and team categories in the ATC challenge sponsored by AVIC International Holding Corporation.

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Mr Peter Kariuki from the Public Service Performance Management Unit hands the PC scoresheet to the Chairman of the University Council, Dr Idle Farah as a Council member, Hon. David Koech and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Benedict Mutua looks on.

TU-K Surge in Performance Contracting

The Technical University of Kenya surpassed its performance targets for the 2022/2023 performance contract period. This was disclosed after the conclusion of the Performance Contract evaluation exercise that was held in the University’s Conference Room on Friday 22nd September 2023.

Mr Peter Kariuki and Ms Mary Lokoro, senior officers from the Public Service Performance Management Unit conducted the external evaluation on behalf of the Government and noted that TU-K had scored more than 100 per cent in most of its performance indicators.

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New VC Pays Tribute to Prof Aduol, Assures Staff of Support

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benedict Mutua has paid tribute to his predecessor, Prof Francis Aduol for the central role he played in the establishment and development of TU-K to be what it is today.

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Public Lecture on Intelligent Design

Exploratory discussion on ‘Question of Intelligent Design’ during public lecture on design and evolution held at the university with key speakers from BioCosmos - Dr. Casey Luskin, an expert in evolution and law, also Dr. Brian Miller, Research Coordinator from the Center for Science and Culture, Discovery Institute.
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Physics Masters Students Travel to Spain on Research Exchange

Two TU-K Masters students carrying out research on electric structure work have won an exchange research fund to visit the University of Cantabria in Spain where they will meet scholars and experience research culture in their area of study. Mr. Stephen Chege Mbugua and Mr. Bill Clinton Oyomo who are studying Masters in Physics benefited from a TU-K and the University of Cantabria collaboration that will see them spend five months in Spain where they will conduct collaborative research on predictive simulation and understanding of properties and materials.

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TU-K Remains University of Choice in Matters Technology, VC Tells Freshers

The Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Paul Shiundu has praised TU-K’s quality of education highlighting practical aspects imparted on students. Prof. Shiundu said TU-K is keen on producing graduates who have a strong skills base, ready for the job market, and also who can venture into entrepreneurship. “At TU-K, we do not only produce consumers, we produce producers,” Prof. Shiundu said.

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EBK Accredits Engineering Courses at TU-K

Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) has granted accreditation of engineering courses at the Technical University of Kenya.  EBK Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Margaret N. Ogai in a letter addressed to the incoming Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benedict Mwavu Mutua, announced that five Engineering programmes at TU-K are now accredited after a rigorous evaluation of the programmes to ensure they meet local and international standards.

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Prof. Mutua Takes Over as Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Benedict Mwavu Mutua is the new Vice-Chancellor. This was announced on Friday by the Education Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Ezekiel Machogu. Prof. Mutua will take over from Prof. Paul Shiundu, who has been holding the position on Acting capacity since May 15, 2023 following the retirement of the founding vice-chancellor, Prof. Francis Aduol.  The new VC is a Professor of Water Resources, Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Prior to his appointment, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) at Kibabii University. Prof. Mutua holds a PhD in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering from the Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU) Wien University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

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2023 Orientation Week

The Technical University of Kenya wishes to take this early opportunity to congratulate and welcome all the students who have been selected for the various programmes at the premier university, the Technical University of Kenya.

Click here to download the Orientation Program: 28th August 2023 to 1st September 2023. 

In order to give each one of you time to settle down and adjust to the (new) life with ease, the university has dedicated one week of orientation into the various aspects that would form part of your lifestyle for the period of stay at the university.

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Learning & Research Institutions Critical in Leather Industry Growth

The leather industry processing players have challenged learning institutions to redesign training and research on leather production and consumption to match the rising demand for professionals and advanced production technology. Kenya Tanners Association Chairman, Mr. Robert Njoka, said leather processing industry has a shortage of trained leather processing professionals including mechanical technicians to run and maintain plant machinery. Mr. Njoka was speaking during a two-day 1st Workshop on Eco-Tanning Processes in Kenya and the East African Region organized by the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) in collaboration with State Department for Livestock Development (SDL), Tanners Association of Kenya (TAK) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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Oracle Academy partners with TUK

Oracle Academy in partnership with the Technical University of Kenya will be hosting a "Getting Started with Oracle Cloud Hands-on-session" on Friday 25th August, 2023 at the Lecture Theatre (LT) from 9 a.m to 2 p.m.Prepare for a practical session on:

  1. Getting Started on Oracle Cloud with Oracle Academy
  2. Build your cloud proficiency
  3. Develop in-demand skills
  4. Sign-up for Globally recognized Oracle Certification
  5. Pave your career pathway to success with Oracle Academy's Career Center

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The 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

The School of Information and Social Studies, The Technical University of Kenya has organised the 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management to be held on 2nd - 6th October 2023 at the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. We have the pleasure to invite you to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the conference. All accepted papers will be published as an edited book.

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1St Workshop on Eco-Tanning Processes in Kenya and the East African Region

The Technical University of Kenya (TUK) in collaboration with State Department for Livestock Development (SDL), Tanners Association of Kenya (TAK) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD will hold a workshop on Eco-Tanning processes along the leather value chain in Kenya and the East African Region on Thursday August 17 and Friday August 18, 2023, at the Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel (located on 6th Muranga Road, Off Moi Avenue) in Nairobi, Kenya.

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UCL Student Leaders on a Collaboration Visit to TU-K

A team of visiting student leaders from University College, London (UCL) in the United Kingdom is exploring collaborative ways with their Technical University of Kenya counterparts (SATUK) in areas of students’ involvement in community service and learning. The delegation led by Simon To, Director of Policy and Governance at UCL noted that they are keen on sharing best practices with SATUK leadership on opportunities students can take advantage of through community service and volunteering.  

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TUK Ranked 8th In Global University Rankings

The Technical University of Kenya was listed as one of the top ten universities in Kenya in the July 2023 webometrics university rankings. The university secured the 8th spot out of 124 universities in Kenya. TU-K was ranked 3865 out of 11,989 institutions worldwide and 173 out of 2,064 African institutions.

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University Digitizes Appraisals

The Directorate of Human Resource Management (HRM) is currently in the process of digitizing staff performance management and appraisal process. The Directorate in partnership with the Directorate of ICT has developed a digital platform for this purpose. The two Directorates carried out a training to members of staff from various Schools and Administrative units on how to effectively navigate and use the digital performance management and appraisal platform. The trainees are expected to disseminate this knowledge to their colleagues in their respective Departments and offer support to their units.

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VC Commends Research Efforts, Awards Certificates

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Shiundu has assured researchers at the university of his full support to ensure TU-K achieves its mandate in research. The Ag.VC said the university is working towards excellence in matters research citing indicators that have placed TU-K among top-rated universities in Kenya. This includes the July Webometrics Rankings that placed TU-K at position eight in kenya overall.

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The 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
2nd - 6th October 2023, Sarova Stanley Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
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Academic Calendar

The Technical University of Kenya during its Senate meeting on 26th June, 2023 resolved to revert back to the Semester System in the 2023/2024 Academic Year.

2023/2024 Academic Calendar

KUCCPS Timelines for The 2022 KCSE Candidates

Thu, 29. June 2023
The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has scheduled the following activities on the dates indicated during the 2023 Placement Cycle

2023/2024 Academic Calendar

Thu, 29. June 2023
The Technical University of Kenya during its Senate meeting on 26th June, 2023 resolved to revert back to the Semester System in the 2023/2024 Academic Year.

Certificates Ready for Collection

Fri, 2. June 2023
Certificates for the December 2022 graduates are ready for collection. The requirements for collection are as given below:

Construction of Block T and Block I

Tue, 30. May 2023
We write to apologize for the incohveriiences being caused. to Students, Members of Staff and the general stakeholders as a result of the infrastructure developments taking place w…