High School Students Tipped on Engineering Courses and Career

High School Students Tipped on Engineering Courses and Career

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Society of Engineering Students (SES) held their inaugural annual outreach engineering mentorship forum for high school students, Friday, January 20, 2017. The forum themed ‘After the As, After the Struggle to Pass, What Next?’ attracted over 70 KCSE Candidates from St. Francis Girls Mangu and Apostolic Carmel Girls. The forum is designed to provide the students with that first vital guidance on what it takes to navigate through an engineering course and lay the foundation for a successful engineering career. Principal, College of Engineering and Technology, Prof. Bernard… Continue reading →

Postgraduate DAAD 2017 Scholarships

The 2017 Scholarships are open for applications through JKUAT. Kindly refer to the attached guidelines. 2017 Scholars Information Sheet Requirements for JKUAT

Prof. Wafula Muliaro Declared Open Data Champion

Prof. Wafula Muliaro Declared Open Data Champion

Prof. Wafula Muliaro, the Director ICT Centre of Excellence and Open Data (iCEOD), was declared the best champion and pioneer of open data in Kenya. The November 2016 award by the ICT Authority’s Kenya Open Data Initiative, was in recognition of Prof. Wafula’s efforts to promote open data research and consumption in the country. Commenting on the win, iCEOD Director said it was a vote of confidence in the work he together with colleagues were doing in the emerging field of open data in the country. “It reaffirms our desire as an institution to be… Continue reading →

Higher Education Sports Scholarships to be Introduced

Higher Education Sports Scholarships to be Introduced

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Dr. Fred Matiang’i has guaranteed that his ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts may introduce sports scholarships in Education. This is in a bid to promote the level of competition in sports and enhance a good sporting environment. “I will work with my counterpart, Dr. Hassan Wario (Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts) to come up with a sports scholarship programme starting from the next financial year as a way of developing and harnessing sports talents in the country,” said Dr. Matiang’i…. Continue reading →

Sports Cabinet Secretary Urges Varsities to Churn Gold Medalists

Sports Cabinet Secretary Urges Varsities to Churn Gold Medalists

Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts, Dr. Hassan Wario, has challenged Universities in the region to play an active role in global sporting activities that would win the country medals other than leaving the duty to the police and the military. While Kenya was globally acknowledged for clinching gold medals at international sporting forums, little of this effort was known to come from Universities, and yet they were better placed to win gold medals for the country. Dr. Wario urged universities to ensure that besides working towards producing researchers and scholars, they also… Continue reading →

Team Lynx: Building on Successful Run

Team Lynx:  Building on Successful Run

Consistence, sacrifice, passion and hard work are just the few adjectives that came from Molly Odhiambo, the Captain and ‘big man’ of the JKUAT Ladies Basketball team, when asked to describe her team. The team, famously known as Team Lynx, are the reigning champions of Kenya University Sports Association (KUSA) Nairobi league and have bagged a number of national tournaments throughout the season including the maiden KUSA National Basketball Tournament held in Eldoret and the November SportPesa EFC Tournament title. Going into the 10th Edition of the Eastern Africa University Games, Molly is confident that… Continue reading →

JKUAT Torpedoes Raring to Cause Ripples in the Water

JKUAT Torpedoes Raring to Cause Ripples in the Water

As JKUAT  gears to be the epicenter of the region’s sporting jamboree, courtesy of the Eastern Africa University Games, the JKUAT Swimming team popularly known as the JKUAT Torpedoes’ mantra  could not have put it any better: Its  either you  “Sink or Swim!” The swimming gala competition is billed to be one of the hotly contested events, going at least, by the names that will be featuring. Consequently, the Torpedoes Team Captain, David Ongeri and Team Manager, Victoria Wanga, are not taking anything lying down, as the Torpedoes  prepares to make a stab in 18… Continue reading →

JKUAT to Host the 10th Eastern Africa University Games

JKUAT to Host the 10th Eastern Africa University Games

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) will host the 10th Edition of the Eastern Africa University Games beginning December 16, 2016 at JKUAT Main Campus, Juja. This year’s games dubbed ‘Regional Sports for Health, Unity, Peace and Academic Excellence’ seek to promote interaction among students within the Eastern Africa universities, encouraging professional and personal growth through sports. The games, awarded on a rotational basis within member states, were established in 1999 with the aim of promoting youth development and unity among East African countries through sports and bring together participating teams from Kenya,… Continue reading →

Varsity and UNIDO Holds Sustainable Energy Training

Varsity and UNIDO Holds Sustainable Energy Training

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in collaboration with United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) held a three day training workshop on sustainable energy planning, November 29 – December 1, 2016. The training dubbed ‘Sustainable Conversion of Waste to Clean Energy for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Reduction in Kenya’ brought together over 40 participants drawn from various counties with the aim of building their capacity to assess their energy needs, available renewable energy resources and to develop and initiate clean energy projects for productive use. In a speech read during the closing of the… Continue reading →

Exchange Programme student graduates at the top of his class

Exchange Programme student graduates at the top of his class

As thousands of graduands thronged JKUAT graduation pavilion in avid anticipation of conferment of various degrees, one candidate – Ofosu Robert Agyare, was more than elated. For a man who sought graduate studies abroad and finished ahead of the pack, Ofosu had every reason to celebrate his achievements. And with glowing comments from his three supervisors, he walked tall among graduands Friday November 25, 2016. Ofosu came to Kenya in May 2014 courtesy of a June 2011 Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Ghana and JKUAT in which the two… Continue reading →