VC gets second term in office
Prof. Francis Aduol The term of office for the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Francis Aduol, has been renewed for five years effective May 16, 2018. Education Cabinet Secretary, Amb. Amina Mohammed issued the letter of appointment on Friday morning. The VC thanked the CS and promised to steer the University to greater heights of development. Prof Aduol was first appointed VC in 2013 when the Kenya Polytechnic University College was elevated and... Full story on VC gets second term in office
Collaborate With Industry to Offer Practical Solutions – VC Urges Varsities
There is need for universities to collaborate with the industry more closely to offer practical training in the field of engineering. This was said by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Francis Aduol when he presided over the opening of a three-day Higher Education Partnership for Sub-Saharan Africa (HEPSSA) workshop at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Nairobi. The workshop was organised by Moi University in partnership with the Technical University of Kenya and The Royal Academy of Engineering, UK. Prof. Aduol said, “I am pleased that we are gathered here today to discuss... Full story on Collaborate With Industry to Offer Practical Solutions – VC Urges Varsities
Govt raises research fund allocation to Sh3B
Education Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed has announced the government will allocate Sh3 billion on research and development activities in the next financial year. This is a six-fold rise from Sh500 million that the government allocated in the ending financial year. Speaking during the Seventh National Science Congress at Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Amb. Mohamed noted the importance of investing in research and innovation highlighting that it was important to encourage research among young scholars. “While we have focused primarily on our Universities... Full story on Govt raises research fund allocation to Sh3B