TU-K Set to Hold Joint Festival with Romania Universities

Preparations for the upcoming joint Romania cultural festival between TU-K and universities from Romania are at the top gear. This will see students from TU-K and visiting universities participate in a conference and workshop sessions, music, theatre and facemask dance that will take place at TU-K later this month.

The Romania Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Gentiana Serbu, who, on Thursday 2nd May 2024 paid a courtesy call on the VC Prof. Benedict Mutua, announced that 20 students from universities in Romania will join their counterparts at TU-K during the festival activity slated for May 22nd.

This is part of a four-day tour and series of activities to mark friendship and partnership between the people of Romania and Kenya. The students from Romania will also participate in similar activities at the Bomas of Kenya and Kabarak University.

The VC expressed excitement over the upcoming event and assured the joint organising group of his full support towards a successful event. Through the Ag. Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology, Prof. Tom Kwanya, TU-K will select 50 students to participate in the festival. The DVC in-charge of Institutional Advancement and Enterprises, Prof. Paul Wambua and Senior lecturers in the Department of Music; Dr. Mukasa Wafula and Dr. James Mutuku were present during the visit by the Romanian Envoy.

Romania through their Embassy in Kenya, has established collaboration with TU-K in areas of academics, student and staff collaborations and industry exchange.

 The Ambassador earlier said “Universities in Romania are keen on establishing partnerships and collaborations among the academia, business community, industry and other partners in Kenya,” adding that the move will create good environment that is responsive to societal needs and that the universities will benefit from staff empowerment, cultural exchange, research and enriched teaching and training.


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