Building a gender equal world through higher education
News and opportunities for staff and students at ACU member universities.
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) at universities in Kenya often leaves female students with internal wounds beneath the ‘happy faces’ seen on graduation day. As SGBV is frequently camouflaged by a culture of intimidation and silence, addressing the issue is a challenge. When it comes to confidentiality, the protection of survivors and their dignity, and the dissemination of appropriate information, poor university responses and systems can leave the traumatised victims in limbo.
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UASU TU-K Chapter picks new leaders
Mr. Musembi has been elected the new Chairman of the TU-K University Academic Staff Union (Uasu) TU-K Chapter. Until his election, Mr Musembi had served as Chapter Secretary in the union for 5 years. Upon his election, Mr. Musembi assured members that he will continue using his experience and new status to ensure members' rights such as staff pension scheme, collective bargaining agreement, enhanced medical scheme and length of contracts, promotions and gratuity are addressed in a timely manner. Below is the complete list of the new Uasu officials at TU-K Chapter:
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TU-K ranked 6th in Kenya, 147 in Africa!
The Technical University of Kenya has made it to the top 6 universities in Kenya and number 147 in Africa.
According to the latest Webometrics World University Ranking that was compiled in December 2020, TU-K emerged 6th falling closely behind top public universities. This was the highest ranking the University has attained since it was first established as a University College in 2009 and later in 2013 when it was renamed The Technical University of Kenya and chartered as a fully-fledged university.
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