The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mabel Imbuga this week led senior management in an interactive meeting with students during which pertinent issues affecting student life and learning at the university were openly discussed.
The students commended the University for the improved teaching and learning infrastructure at the University. The students also lauded the management substantially easing financial pressure on their parents and guardians by allowing them to pay their fees in two installments.
During the forum, management briefed students on various groundbreaking projects currently being undertaken by the institution. These developments include establishment of a manufacturing in partnership with Nissin Foods of Japan, the setting up of the Sino African Biodiversity Conservation centre and construction of the Nairobi Industrial Park.
Prof. Imbuga challenged the students to come up with creative innovations and research proposals with the potential to propel the achievement of Vision 2030 strategic goals.
The meeting organized by Jomo Kenyatta University Students Organization (JKUSO) officials also addressed matters raised by students with included academic affairs, security, health and sports.
Other members of top management who addressed the session include Prof. Romanus Odhiambo, Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs; Prof. Esther Kahangi, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research Production and Extension and Prof. Francis Njeruh, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration Planning and Development.