Professors Urged to be Brand Ambassadors

Professors Urged to be Brand Ambassadors

University professors have been urged to serve diligently as brand ambassadors of the universities they work for if people are to decipher the respective institutional brands they represent. The remarks were made by Okoth Okombo, Professor of Linguistics and Communication Studies at the University of Nairobi, when he addressed over 80 professors at JKUAT during the annual professorial luncheon organized in honour of twenty three (23) scholars who were recently elevated to the position of Associate Professors and Professors of JKUAT after rigorous and competitive interview process. Characterizing a brand ambassador as the face and… Continue reading →

Varsity to Co-host World Global Agenda

Varsity to Co-host World Global Agenda

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in collaboration with Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK World) will host a public seminar themed ‘The Key to Development in Africa: Towards Sustainable, Independent Growth’. The seminar is one of the three side events related to the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held on August 27 – 28, 2016 and will be aired globally on Global Agenda on NHK World, August 13, 2016. Global Agenda is a panel discussion show that brings together opinion leaders to discuss major issues facing the world today. The… Continue reading →

27TH Graduation Information

27TH Graduation Ceremony Announcement Graduation Gown Forms Hello Graduands, Kindly take note that this is the Final Copy of the Booklet with the full list of those graduating. This is the same Booklet that will be given in hardcopy on the Graduation Day. 27TH Graduation Booklet – June 2016 27TH Graduation Supplement  

Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In her effort to make her students job creators, JKUAT has partnered with Cybercomb to provide education space using frugal technology to foster entrepreneurship and commercialise innovations generated by students. The 10-year partnership signed June 20, 2016, will see the creation of JKUAT – Cybercomb Innovation Hub that will help to mentor, groom, incubate and commercialise students’ innovations, sychronising Cybercomb Africa’s IT activities with JKUAT’s strategic direction to optimise returns. Speaking during the signing ceremony, Cybercomb Managing Director, SRS Manian said technology innovation has real potential to solve people’s day to day life challenges echoing… Continue reading →

REHAU Home Gas to Improve Rural Livelihoods in Kenya

REHAU Home Gas to Improve Rural Livelihoods in Kenya

The introduction of REHAU Home Gas in Kenya particularly to people living in the rural areas will reduce over reliance on wood energy, consequently increasing Kenya’s dwindling forest cover. REHAU Head of International Business Development, Mr. Ingo Von Ramdohr, made this remark during a workshop held at JKUAT Main Campus on Business Potential in REHAU Biogas, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Mr. Ramdohr added that using these biogas units will reduces respiratory diseases and eye inflammation caused by smoke and will encourage locals to buy cows enhancing production of milk which provides an extra source of… Continue reading →

Kukkiwon Demonstrates Taekwondo at JKUAT

Kukkiwon Demonstrates Taekwondo at JKUAT

A team from Kukkiwon, the World Taekwondo Headquarters, the ultimate authority of taekwondo throughout the world, docked at JKUAT, June 10, 2016 in a bid to promote the taekwondo sport to the youth of the country. The Kukkiwon’s superb demonstration before staff and students, comes after the Government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kukkiwon to strengthen and develop cooperation between Kenya and South Korea, in the field of taekwondo technology and education. Part of the agreement will see the construction of the Martial Arts Taekwondo Academy at… Continue reading →

Varsity Partners with Embu County to Enhance Digital Learning Programme

Varsity Partners with Embu County to Enhance Digital Learning Programme

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in an effort to ensure no pupil is left behind in the Digital Learning Programme signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Embu County Government, Kenya Private School Association (KEPSA), Embu Branch, and Family Bank to supply laptops to private schools within Embu County. Speaking during the signing ceremony, Embu County Governor, Martin Nyaga Wambora lauded the partnership and said it will improve the quality of education and infrastructure in the County. The Governor commended JKUAT for her invaluable work in engineering, agriculture and technology, and assured the people… Continue reading →

JKUAT Bags Energy Management Award

JKUAT Bags Energy Management Award

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has been declared the top public institution in energy management in Kenya by the Centre for Energy Efficiency and Conservation (CEEC) which is an arm of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KMA). The April 2016 Energy Management Award (EMA) was in recognition of the University’s effort to deploy innovative methods to reduce consumption and cut costs. JKUAT was evaluated on a number of fronts including availability of energy policy, planning and implementation of various energy aspects as well as adoption of energy saving and conservation innovations. The University’s… Continue reading →

Fostering Engineering Software Solutions

Fostering Engineering Software Solutions

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has acquired four engineering softwares from MIDAS Information Technology Co. Ltd (MIDAS IT) for teaching and design purposes. MIDAS IT, a South Korean Company, specialises in civil, structural and mechanical engineering software and also provides professional engineering consulting. These softwares include Midas Gen for integrated design system for building and general structures; Midas Civil for integrated solution system for bridge and civil structures; Midas GTS for 2D/3D geotechnical and tunnel analysis system; and Midas NFX for true analysis driven design in Mechanical engineering. During a presentation to College… Continue reading →