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TUK Alumni Ordinary General Meeting

Following the successful registration and launch of the alumni association last year,we are currently in the process of registering members of the alumni association afresh.

Kindly register your details online here

We plan to hold an Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) on the 30th of March of which only registered members will attend as per the alumni constitution.

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Module II Programmes Undergraduate and Diploma Starting JULY 2023

THE Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) is the leading university in technological education and training in Kenya. The University was awarded a Charter in 2013, making it a fully-fledged public university. The University specialises in training at the Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Diploma levels, while at the same time engaging in research. It has a clear student upward movement policy, which makes it easy for students to move from one level of training to the next, and recognise prior training by awarding students credit transfers. The University has developed and implemented a digitised and completely paperless student applications process; from application to registration. Students are therefore, advised to make their applications on-line for the programmes listed below

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Public Notice: Closure of Haile Sellasie Avenue

Haile Selassie Avenue to be closed on 19th and 26th February . In a statement, Kenya Urban Rural Authority (KURA) said the route will be closed  to allow renovation works of the avenue's bridge.

World Cancer Day Commemoration

Science and Technology Students Association Invites to

World Cancer Day Commemoration
Date: 6th February 2023
Time: 9.00 AM
Location: TUK Main Hall

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Proposal Writing and Research Methods Training

Now accepting proposals and concept notes.
Date : 13 - 17 February 2023
Time : 930 AM - 5.00 PM
Location : F-Block

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11th Graduation Ceremony Marked with Pomp and Colour

The 11th Graduation Ceremony was held today with pomp and colour. It is the first physical graduation ceremony since Covid-19 hit the country early 2020. The University has been holding virtual graduation ceremonies as part of the many measures aimed at reducing the spread of the dreaded virus.

More than 2500 graduands were conferred with various degrees and awarded diplomas and certificates.

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TU-K to be Chartered Afresh to Ensure Clarity of its Mandate

The Technical University of Kenya will soon be re-chartered to ensure clarity of its mandate as a special technical university. This was announced by President William Ruto when he visited the university on 8th December 2022.

While at the University, the President commissioned construction works for two blocks and inaugurated a recently-completed tuition block.

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The 11th Graduation Ceremony - Honorary Doctorate Recipients

Goodies galore as President Ruto comes calling

When President William Ruto arrived at TU-K on the morning of Thursday 8th December 2022, the excitement and expectation was in the air. Students and staff were looking forward to the President’s much awaited rare visit.This was the first time a Head of State was visiting TU-K since 2013 when the late President Mawi Kibaki presided at the award of charter ceremony.

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TU-K to be chartered afresh

The Technical University of Kenya will soon be re-chartered to ensure clarity of its mandate as a special technical university.

This was announced by President William Ruto when he visited the university today where he commissioned construction work for Senate Tower and i-Block as well as inaugurated a recently-completed S-Block.

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TU-K Student Wins Marketing Award

Mr. James Fahrez Okello, a 3rd year Diploma student, School of Business and Management Studies, has been recognized and awarded as this year’s winner of the Marketing Students Award, during the MARKETING SOCIETY OF KENYA Annual Gala Awards 2022 at Sarit Expo Centre.
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Science of Mineral Formation and Water Resource

Prof. Renata Wenzkovich from Columbia University, New York speaking to TU-K staff, postgarduates students from the School of Physics and Earth Science and researchers from collaborating institutions including; Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) during a 3-day workshop on ‘Computational Ab initio Quantum Thermodynamics’; this is science explaining properties of matter and the core of the earth where minerals are formed, this extends to existence of water resource.

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11th Graduation Ceremony Announcement

We are pleased to announce the 11th Graduation Ceremony that will be held on Wednesday, 21st December 2022 at the University grounds starting 9am. Potential graduands are advised to clear through the Students’ Portal: not later than Friday, 2nd December, 2022.

Due to the prevailing COVID-19 prevention and control measures, parents, guardians, relatives and friends of the graduands are encouraged to follow the graduation proceedings online through the University YouTube account available at or social media platforms such as Facebook.

IEEE Kenya Students & Young Professionals Congress 2022

Theme: Innovation for Growth, and Sustainability to Drive Technological Change.

 Hosts :

Technical University of Kenya

Kenya Section

Kenya Section Chapter, PE31

Europe, Middle East, Africa - Region 8

Kenya Section Affinity Group, YP

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Design and Creative Media students showcase projects

Innovative and brilliant project designs were showcased in an art exhibition organized by the School of Creative Arts and Media.

The exhibition saw final year undergraduate and postgraduate students from various fields of specializations including, Environmental Design, Communication Design, Interactive Media Design and Product Design, exhibit their projects .

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Germany Envoy Presents Sh2M Microwave Synthesizer

His Excellency Sebastian Groth, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Kenya, yesterday officially handed over, Discover 2.0 Microwave Synthesizer to the School of Chemistry and Material Science. The equipment worth more than Sh2 million, was purchased through funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in partnership with the German Federal Foreign Office.  

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TUK In NASA’s Planetary Defence Test

What has always been science fiction is eventuallly becoming a reality. NASA has sent out a space mission to hit an asteroid and deflect it away from coming close to the earth. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is a NASA planetary defence-driven mission aimed at testing asteroid deflection through impact.

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Congratulations to His Excellency Hon. Dr. William Samoei Ruto

On behalf of Council, the Management, the Senate, Staff, Students and the entire fraternity of the Technical University of Kenya, I wish to extend our congratulations to His Excellency Hon. Dr. William Samoei Ruto on his inauguration as the fifth President of the Republic of Kenya.
We wish His Excellency all the best as he takes up the onerous task of steering our beloved country, Kenya.

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TU-K gets New Council Chair

Dr. Idle Omar Farah has been appointed the new Chairperson Council. Other members recently appointed include Dr. Hassan Khannenje and Mr Justin Kabuku.
The new appointments are in addition to other members of Council including: Mr. Johnson Nanjakululu (representing the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education), Ms. Isabella Kogei (representing the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning) Dr Angelina Awino Kinya, Hon. David Koech, Mr. Bernard Malenya and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Francis Aduol who serves as Council Secretary.

TU-K receives two DVCs

Two deputy vice-chancellors have been appointed at The Technical University of Kenya. The news was broken by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Francis Aduol through a memo to the staff and students dated August 1, 2022.

“We would like to notify the entire University staff and students that the process of appointing two (2) of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors has been concluded in exercise of The provisions of Section 35(1)(a)(v) of the Universities Act, No.42of 2012(amended in 2018),” said the VC.

The two DVCs are: Prof. Alfred Orina Isaac appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Technology Development and Prof. Paul Mwanzia Wambua has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC), Institutional Advancement and Enterprise. Until his appointment, Prof. Orina has been the Director at the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences. He is also a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology.

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Events and Notices

2021/22 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for the 2021 2022 Academic Year for diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. >> Download Calendar

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Eligibility to Sit for University Examinations

Tue, 28. February 2023
We request the Student Fraternity to please note that the End-of-Term and End-of-Semester examinations are scheduled to commence on 13th March 2023 and 3rd April 2023, respectively…

Module II Programmes Undergraduate and Diploma Starting JULY 2023

Wed, 22. February 2023
The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) is the leading university in technological education and training in Kenya. The University was awarded a Charter in 2013, making it a fully…

International Students Meeting

Wed, 25. January 2023
This is to inform all international Students at The Technical University of Kenya that there will be a meeting to be held on Thursday, 26th January, 2023 at Room 31 starting 4:30 p…

Expression of Interest for Running Business at the Student Centre

Thu, 19. January 2023
The Students Centre Governing Board (SCGB) invites bids from eligible candidates interested in Running Businesses outlined in Section 6 of this document for a period of one (1) Cal…