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CUK Gets a Nod to Launch a New Programme: BSc Network Engineering and Cybersecurity

In a significant stride towards advancing the world of technology and education, the Commission for University Education (CUE) visited The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) on the 19th of October 2023. Their visit wasn’t just another routine inspection; it marked the green light for the launch of an exciting new academic program in the School of Computing and Mathematics (SCM), the BSc Network Engineering and Cybersecurity. The CUE’s thorough inspection led to a promising verdict: CUK not only met but exceeded

HUAWEI KENYA VISITS TO LAUNCH 2023 HUAWEI ICT COMPETITION REGISTRATION

In a dynamic and inspirational event that took place on September 21, 2022, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) welcomed special guests Michael Kamau and Lydia from Huawei Kenya. Their mission: to ignite the passion for technology and innovation among CUK students and set the stage for the Huawei ICT Competition 2023. With an impressive turnout of over 250 students hailing from the esteemed School of Computing and Mathematics, this event was nothing short of remarkable. The distinguished faculty members from

Andrew Nderitu: Bags the 2023 GDSC Impact Amplifier Award

The Impact Amplifier Award is not just any recognition; it is a distinction reserved for leaders who have made a significant positive impact within their university chapters and communities. Andrew’s journey as the GDSC lead was marked by his unwavering commitment to nurturing student knowledge in Google developer products and platforms through a myriad of hands-on workshops, events, and activities that inspired community members worldwide. During his tenure as the GDSC lead, Andrew prioritized creating a vibrant and inclusive community within

CUK JOINS THE WORD TO MARK THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CO-OPERATIVES

  The Co-operative University of Kenya joined the Kenyan Co-operative Movement in marking this year’s International Day of Co-operatives at the Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The event which brought together the vast movement was preceded by a series of events included the Co-operatives Environmental day, sporting activities, Ushirika blood donation among others. This years’ theme was ‘Inclusion; Co-operatives Ensure No One Is Left Behind’. The event was graced by the Governor Nairobi City County H. E. Dr. Evans Kidero and the Kenya’s Cabinet

VARSITY ON A READING CAMPAIGN IN KIBERA, NAIROBI  

  The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) and The Kenya National Library Services, Kibera organized a reading promotion; campaign for children living in the slum areas at the Kibera Community Library, Nairobi’. Several primary schools from the Kibera slums benefited from the event having had been taught how to use the library services and the motivational talks delivered by keynote speakers among them the CUK’s director of Nairobi campus Ms. Monica Nderitu, CUK Librarian Ms. Jane Gikandi among others. These schools included

Prof Emily Akuno opens Information Skills Workshop for Academic Staff

The library held a one day workshop for academic staff on 25th May 2017. The workshop attracted 30 participants The workshop was opened by Prof Emily Akuno, the Deputy vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs). In her remarks, Prof Akuno said that the conference was spot on as academicians were going to set the standards of how things should be done. She pointed out that the only universities that were going to survive were those that would be able to

CUK CELEBRATES CULTURAL DAY WITH A CALL TO A PEACEFUL KENYA

  The Co-operative University of Kenya celebrated its annual cultural day on 16th June, 2017 at the university’s main campus in Karen. The CUK’s Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamau Ngamau, in his speech read by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs Prof. Emily Akuno called upon everyone to live harmoniously in our diverse culture. Officials from the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), the Directorate of National Cohesion and Values addressed the students and staff on an array of issues touching on

CUK’s PROF.  E. AKUNO SHINES, GETS ELECTED WORLD PRESIDENT

  The International Music Council has elected Professor Emily Achieng Akuno its President. She was elected to this position during the 37th General Assembly on the 11th and 12th of June 2017. Prof. Emily has served in different Universities at different capacities and also around the World. She has a wide range of experience in the music profession. She has a Doctor of philosophy degree from Kingston University. She also has a master in music from North West State University from

VARSITY VC JOINS CUK STAFF, STUDENTS AND KENYA’S COOP MOVEMENT TO MARK COOPERATIVES’ ENVIRONMENTAL DAY

  The Ag. Vice Chancellor of The Co-operative University of Kenya Prof. Kamau Ngamau joined the Kenya’s co-operative movement in marking the co-operatives’ environmental day on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Jamhuri park Nairobi. The annual event in the run up to the International day of co-operatives to be marked on 1st July, 2017 worldwide was presided over by Mr. Muchiri Stanley who is the President of ICA Africa and Chairman of Co-operative Bank in Kenya.   Addressing the cooperators at the cooperatives’

CO-OP UNIVERSITY HOSTS CAK-DGRV COOPERATION CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP

  The Co-operative University of Kenya hosted a 2-day capacity building workshop dubbed CAK-DGRV cooperation capacity building workshop for the entire co-operative movement in Kenya through their representatives in May, 2017. The purpose and objective of the workshop was to understand the concepts gamification and e-learning and how to apply both in testing of knowledge in an exciting way, based on multiple choice questions. Speaking while presiding over the closure of the workshop, the University’s Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamau Ngamau lauded