Pioneer ABE Graduate Students to Spearhead Africa – Japan Ties

Pioneer ABE Graduate Students to Spearhead Africa – Japan Ties

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology’s pioneer student beneficiaries of the African Business Education Initiative for the Youth (ABE – Initiative) scholarships are among graduate students and staff expected to play a critical role in enhancing international relations through training and cultural exchange between Japan and Africa at large. This was revealed by the President of Japan International Cooperation Centre (JICE) Sachiko Yamano, when she paid a visit to JKUAT Main Campus, Monday, February 16, 2015. Ms.Yamano said, she was delighted to visit JKUAT during her first ever historic visit to Africa, with JKUAT… Continue reading →

JKUAT Improves in Webometrics Ranking

JKUAT Improves in Webometrics Ranking

The year 2015 has brought good tidings to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with an improvement of 202 positions in the January world ranking of universities by Webometrics. JKUAT equally retained its third place in Kenya after University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University, having been placed 44 in Africa. The University which was ranked 2624 worldwide made strong showing in three of the four indicators used to rank the institutions. In the presence indicator which gauges the amount of rich content on websites, JKUAT improved by 1588 positions from July 2014 rankings to… Continue reading →

Another five year term for Prof. Imbuga

Another five year term for Prof. Imbuga

Education, Science and Technology Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has reappointed Prof. Mabel Imbuga to serve for another five years at the helm of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Exercising his statutory mandate provided for in the Universities Act 2012, Prof. Kaimenyi in a communiqué to Prof. Imbuga said, ‘I hereby re-appoint you as the vice chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology for a period of five years with effect from 1st August 2013’. Imbuga, a Professor of Biochemistry who has been JKUAT Vice Chancellor since August 1, 2008, has orchestrated… Continue reading →

Optimism as Career Fair ends

Optimism as  Career Fair ends

It was the first time for the students to organize a Career day, and the aim was to provide a platform for  students to interact with their potential employers. And the event did not disappoint,  at least going by the large number of students who for three days swarmed from booth to booth to talk to industry professionals invited by the University to help students to relate their academic programmes to their future careers. The Career fair that ended, Friday July 13, 2012 brought over 35 companies to the University with their representatives who had… Continue reading →