Alumni call for the convocation

Dear Distinguished Alumni, Warm greetings, It gives us immense pleasure to continue everlasting ties with you.  I hope you are fairing on well in your job and carrying laurels for yourself as well as your family and JKUAT; your Alma mater. I am sure due to your busy schedule you have not been able to find the time to meet and reconnect with your classmates or faculty members since your graduation. I have good news for you; On behalf of the JKUAT Alumni Association and the University fraternity, your Alma mater, I’m leased to invite… Continue reading →

JKUAT ALUMNI Tracer Study Launch

JKUAT ALUMNI Tracer Study Launch

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Alumni can now locate and network with their former colleagues following the launch of the alumni tracer study. The University through the Directorate of Alumni and International Students Office (ALISO) with support of key stakeholders is set to trace and connect all JKUAT Alumni courtesy of the tracer study programme that was launched, December, 14, 2017 by the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Research, Production and Extension, Prof. Mary Abukutsa at the JKUAT Alumni Business Center at Woodlands Office Park along Woodlands Road, Nairobi. The programme seeks… Continue reading →

Another JKUAT Scholar bags the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellow

Another JKUAT Scholar bags the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellow

Voluntary work has never been interesting and also being part of any initiative that does not bring anything in return (moneywise) seems time well wasted, but wait a minute, what does one gain from volunteering? Well, the story of one Ms. Sheila Awuor, a final year student from the Food Science Department in JKUAT Main Campus will change your perspective on how you view any kind of voluntary job or initiative you have come across. Ms. Awuor has bagged the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017. The program is a flagship project of the Young African… Continue reading →

Dr. Churchill Saoke takes over as ALISO Director

Dr. Churchill Saoke takes over as ALISO Director

Dr. Churchill Saoke a wind energy scholar in the Physics Department, at JKUAT, the director for Peace and Unity International and a Mandela Washington Fellow (MWF) was recently installed as the new Alumni and International Students Office (ALISO) Director. Dr. Saoke cut his leadership teeth as a student leader of Jomo Kenyatta University Students Organization (JKUSO) in 2007/2008, where he served as the Academic Secretary before rising to other leadership positions. Below is his remarks at the handing over ceremony at ALISO office in JKUAT Main Campus on Friday, 31st March, 2017: From the onset, allow… Continue reading →

JKUAT alumnus excelling in innovation

JKUAT alumnus excelling in innovation

Mr. Elijah Njoroge, a JKUAT Bsc. Biotechnology – Microbiology graduate (2011) is the founder and CEO of Vintage Greens Ltd. Mr. Njoroge started the civil engineering company, Vintage Greens Limited, that specializes in supply and installation of all types of greenhouses and irrigation systems, two years after his graduation from the university. His company also deals with architectural design and civil/building construction. Vintage Green Limited major clients include JICA, JKUAT, United Nations (UNOPS), Kiambu County Government, Muranga County Government, National Irrigation Board (NIB), Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF), Chinese Academy of Science and Hortnilea among… Continue reading →

Prepare for the job you deserve!

Prepare for the job you deserve!

Are you looking to get a foot on the career ladder? About to leave university and worried about where to find a job? Or are you in your first job and want a way to stand out and get noticed? Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) through the Alumni and International students office (ALISO) in partnership with the African Management Initiative (AMI) is pleased to roll out the Launchpad: Success@Work in the 21st Century Africa programme that will prepare you with the practical skills you need to excel in your first job. Launchpad… Continue reading →

Alumnus Featured as the STAR of the Week

Alumnus Featured as the STAR of the Week

Julius Nana Mwanzia the Co Author of ‘So You Want to get into Courtship’ with Samuel Ng’ang’a Mwangi Christian guide on how to identify the right partner was this week listed in one of the top Gospel entertainment sites ulizalinks as the Star of the week. Apart from publishing one book on Christian Courtship, Julius Nana was known for his instrumental role in the JKUAT Christian Union as a member of the Praise and Worship in his Campus days and now he has has managed to record one album “Mtakatifu” which has six songs. With… Continue reading →

Associate Systems Engineer at EMC

Associate Systems Engineer at EMC

TAKE NOTE!!! I write to you from EMC. We would like your assistance in reaching out to your alumni who studies IT, Computer Science, Engineering or any other related degree courses for our Global Services Associate Program (GSAP).   We are looking for highly skilled, results-oriented individuals with an international mind-set to join our world-class Global Services organization. Successful candidates will be sent to our HQ in Hopkinton Massachusetts (this is just outside Boston) for an intensive extremely and structured boot camp training. Once you are back in Nairobi, you have invaluable guidance in helping you… Continue reading →