JKUAT Information Technology Students Scoop Bayer Innovation Awards

JKUAT Information Technology Students Scoop Bayer Innovation Awards

Bayer East Africa in collaboration with JKUAT introduced BAYER INNOVATION COMPETATION to engage students to come up with innovative technology solutions to solve problems faced by small scale farmers in Kenya.   Three students from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) were on September 27, 2018 rewarded after clinching top honours in the coveted Bayer innovation competition. Under the initiative, students were required to come up with innovative ideas that would be implemented in the agriculture sector. Mellany Metah, Mary Gladys Waweru and Brian Pondi who were first second and third respectively, were… Continue reading →

Huawei ICT Competition 2018 at JKUAT IT Department

Huawei ICT Competition 2018 at JKUAT IT Department

The Huawei team conducted a competition on 13/09/2018 at IT department.The Huawei ICT Competition plays an extremely important role in motivating students to push themselves and demonstrate determination, commitment and perseverance to overcome challenges. With the theme “Connection, Glory, Future”, the Huawei ICT competition aims to develop a platform for government organizations, higher education institutions, training partners, enterprises and students to support ICT education. The competition not only recognizes and rewards student achievements in technology, but also provides guidance for future career development. For the participants, an ICT competition means much more than a challenge: it… Continue reading →

Class Teaching Timetable Sept -December 2018

Class Teaching Timetable Sept -December 2018

Dear all, Welcome and thank you for choosing JKUAT IT Department. Please click to download JKUAT – IT TIMETABLE SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2018 Please click to download ROOMS SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2018 Please click to download JKUAT – IT MSC TIMETABLE SEP-DEC 2018     Below, please find a list of class advisers for both BSc. and Diploma students. Note that advisers are responsible for handling class issues like attitudes, frustrations and aspirations individually and collectively. They also check on academic performance of the class in particular any sharp declines among students. You are therefore advised to cooperate with… Continue reading →

Exam Timetable For February-August 2018 Semester

Exam Timetable For February-August 2018 Semester

dear all, Kindly note that end of semester exams will start on 30th July  to 10th August 2018. We wish you success in your exams. please find attached timetables for more information. Combined BBC, BIT, DIT Exam timetables Please click to download BBC exam timetable Please click to download BIT exam timetable Please click to download DIT exam timetable          

Newton Utafiti Workshop to Enhance Kenyan/UK Research Capacity

Newton Utafiti Workshop to Enhance Kenyan/UK Research Capacity

  The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and the University of Wolverhampton (UK) organized a Newton UtafitiResearcher Links Bilateral Workshop that ran from 25 – 28 June, 2018. The workshop titled: “Learning for Rural Livelihoods: researching the convergence of sustainable agriculture, informal community learning and appropriate digital technology,” was jointly funded by the National Research Fund (Kenya) and the British Council and other UK delivery partners. The workshop provided an array of opportunities for researchers from Kenya and the UK to interact, learn from each other and explore avenues for building long-lasting research collaboration ties. It brought… Continue reading →

KUZA CEO Urges Students to Forge Proactive Networks

KUZA CEO Urges Students to Forge Proactive Networks

University students have been challenged to go beyond their academic work in the lecture halls and strive to forge and cultivate proactive and close networks with people and organizations who can challenge and propel them towards actualizing their career aspirations and entrepreneurial ideas. Speaking to the third and fourth year undergraduate students pursuing Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Computer Technology, Business Information Technology and Computer Science at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology during a Career Mentorship Talk on Technology and Entrepreneurship, Thursday, July 12, 2018, the Kuza Biashara Founder, CEO and Chief… Continue reading →

Researchers develop beans that will cook in 5 minutes

Researchers develop beans that will cook in 5 minutes

  What puts you off when you see a plate of beans?” This is the first question Prof Stephen Githiri, a researcher at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture, poses as he leads us through narrow footpaths between sprawling plantations and numerous greenhouses at the expansive research university. He offers the response as we enter one of the greenhouses housing different varieties of bean plants. “People keep off beans and other legumes for two main reasons. One, is the gases they produce which cause discomfort especially in social places. The other reason is their hard-to-cook tendency which consumes a lot… Continue reading →

JKUAT and Bayer unveil initiative to help small scale farmers

JKUAT and Bayer unveil initiative to help small scale farmers

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and the Bayer East Africa Limited, have launched an innovation initiative to empower students to come up with ideas that will provide innovative solutions to challenges facing smallholder farmers in the county’s agricultural sector. Under the initiative, JKUAT students will be required to compete and come up with cutting edge innovative ideas that can be implemented in the agriculture sector. The competition, dubbed: Bayer Innovation Competition will sponsor students through the implementation of the best winning idea in the fields that address challenges faced by small… Continue reading →