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Plant a Tree Today, Secure the Future Generations!

The tree planting exercise on 21st December 2022, along Ushirika Road in Karen was led by the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), Kenya Forest Service (KFS), State Department of Roads, and Siham Limited – the Contractor who had been awarded the tender to construct the new tarmac road. In the event, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK), a key stakeholder, expressed a great motivation and sense of duty towards making the environment friendly through increasing forest cover within the institution’s

Students of The Co-operative University of Kenya Undertake Training on Firebase, a Google Technology

The computing student community at CUK has become vibrant in harnessing the knowledge and skills imparted to them through holistic learning. This move has been influenced by the central and strategic role computing technology has and plays in the 21st century; its potential to transform the world by enhancing the quality of human living by bringing solutions to perpetual problems facing humanity.   The university’s Google Developer Students Club (GDSC) recently organised a high-level training dubbed “Get to know Compose and Firebase”.

CUK Engages with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock on its KRTCDP Project

In remaining relevant to empowering communities, the Co-operative University of Kenya’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kamau Ngamau, on Wednesday, 15th March 2023, visited Mr. Kello Harsama, the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, State Department of Crop Development, at Kilimo House. The objective of the meeting was to engage and deliberate on the KRTCDP Project. This follows a successful meeting with officials from the Ministry of Co-operatives and MSMEs Development on 8th March 2023. The Agriculture Secretary, Mr. Josephat Mahunyu,

Crowned Democracy in the CUKSU Elections

The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) is an outstanding institution of higher learning due to its observance of integrity in democratic leadership. This upholds and anchors the university’s mission of producing competent human capital through quality education, training, research & innovation, and empowering communities through outreach for socio-economic transformation. In CUK, democracy applies to the staff and students who have a significant role in ensuring a streamlined flow of activities through the Student Governing Council (SGC) and an

CUK’s Kenya Rural Transformation Centres Digital Platform (KRTCDP) Project

On Wednesday, 8th March 2023, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kamau Ngamau, met with the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Co-operatives, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEMEs) Development, Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, EGH. The meeting was also attended by the PS State Department of Co-operatives, Mr. Patrick K. Kilemi. The University’s top management officials accompanying the Vice Chancellor were Prof. Isaac Nyamongo, The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ACDRI), Prof. Kennedy Waweru, and Dr. Lydia Mutua.  Prof. Kamau Ngamau and Hon.

“Recapping February: The Month of Love”

It is a new month, February is Wrapped, March is here, New beginning but hey, we can’t forget how eventful the month of love was.  February 14th is widely recognized as Valentine’s Day, a day that celebrates love and affection between intimate companions, friends, and family members. This year’s Valentine’s Day was one of a kind since The Co-operative University of Kenya management organized a special breakfast for its staff. The breakfast meeting took place


The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) acknowledges the transformational impact of quality education in training, research, and consultancy for sustainable development. In partnership with the County Government of Kakamega, the spirit and the letter of CUK mission dominated the incredible achievement with a strong belief in the power of our motto, “Quality co-operative training,” the recently concluded Career Expo that ran from 10th to 12th February 2023 was

CUK to the World! CUK wins big at the UNESCO INDIA – AFRICA Hackathon

The Co-operative University of Kenya is home to many talented students, and one of them recently made a significant impact on the international stage. Andrew Nderitu Muriithi, a fourth-year student at The Cooperative University of Kenya pursuing a bachelor’s degree of science in Information Technology and his teammates impressed the judges with their innovative and creative solution for the health industry by working on an application that can be used to predict early complications of diabetes while providing

The Co-operative University of Kenya Hosts a Sustainable Travel & Tourism Forum

Over the years, The Cooperative University of Kenya’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality has developed a favourable learning environment for qualified tourism and hospitality professionals. Tourism and Hospitality students have undergone a rigorous curriculum designed to give them the most professional skills possible through industrial exposure and affiliation to compete in the job market. Tourism and Hospitality students through the department have taken part in a number of successful stakeholder forums and seminars throughout the years across the


The 7th Graduation Ceremony of The Co-operative University of Kenya was graced by several stakeholders from the government, with Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Cooperative and MSMEs Development, as the Chief Guest. The success of our 3019 (with 1937 female and 1082 male graduates) graduating cohort of December 2022 was witnessed with jubilation by the University fraternity, parents, guardians, and benefactors. It was among the few physical graduation