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CUK COUNCIL INAUGURATED

    The Co-operative University of Kenya’s New University Council has been inaugurated. The Principal Secretary Ministry of Education, State Department for University Education Prof. Collette Suda presided over the inauguration fete at the CUK’s Main campus in Karen on 12th September, 2017.     The new Council Members were appointed by the Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i in a Gazette Notice No. 7611 and 7612 dated 31st July, 2017. The new council members will serve a 3 – year term. Speaking during the inauguration ceremony, Prof.

NOTICE TO ALL STUDENTS

END OF THE MAY-AUGUST, 2017 SEMESTER –As you are aware the semester under reference will be ending on Friday, 4th August, 2017. We would therefore wish to release the following information: We are happy to convey to you our sincere appreciation for your co-operation, support and understanding that has enabled us to end the semester smoothly and successfully; All resident students will be expected to clear from halls of residence latest on 4th August, 2017 by 10:00 a.m. They are expected to

CUK IN A PROGRESSIVE PACT TO SEE A ‘YOUTH COOP CITY’ IN AFRICA

  The Co-operative University of Kenya and the The Malaq Maye Cooperative Institute (MMCI) have  signed a progressive Memorandum of Understanding that will see an African Youth Cooperative Centre and African Youth Cooperative City developed in Kenya; this will be a state of the art Hub bringing together youths across the Globe to work together in co-operative entrepreneurship. Signing the pact at the University’ Main Campus in Karen, Nairobi on Tuesday 25th July, 2017, CUK’s, Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamau Ngamau

TO ALL STUDENTS: EXAMINATION CARDS

  This is to notify you that according to our circular dated 3rd July, 2017 you were expected to have cleared your fee balances on or before 17th July, 2017. Note that May-August, 2017 semester exams are scheduled to start on Monday, 31st July, 2017. We would therefore wish to convey the following information to you: All continuing and final year students in session will be cleared to sit for their exams upon payment of full fees. Please note that there will

CUK JOINS THE WORLD 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