In a bid to deliver positive educational outcomes, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has designed and effectively implemented the integration of sporting and physical activities into the routines of both staff and students.
This was disclosed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Robert Kinyua when he graced the JKUAT Inter-School Soccer League Champions luncheon hosted by the University on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
While pledging to continue nurturing outstanding talents in the University, Prof. Kinyua said staff and students participation in sporting and physical activities contributed to better academic achievements and educational aspirations.
Prof. Kinyua urged the students to take full advantage of the University’s sporting facilities to horn their skills reminding them that time will be limited after completion of their studies.
He congratulated the School of Communication and Development Studies (SCDS) for clinching the 2020/21 inter-school soccer league championship title.
SCDS won back to back titles when they successfully defended their 2019/20 title by humbling the School of Biological Sciences 5-0 in a closed door tournament organized by the University on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
Director of Sports and Games, Dr. Waweru Kamaku, urged the students to be keen on taking part in various sporting activities advising that investing in talent was a lucrative venture.
“Always remember that your God given talent can help you dine with the kings,” said Dr. Kamaku.
Dr. Kamaku who is a mathematics lecturer at JKUAT and also an accredited FIFA referee expressed his gratitude to the University management for supporting his office, pledging to further continue making the sporting activities in the university more appealing to both staff and students.