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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 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

VC HAILS FRESHMEN AND WOMEN

“Dear freshmen and women, Allow me to congratulate you for your performance in KCSE last year (2016). You are the few we selected based on your performance among the thousands who had chosen to be here. As you may be aware, this is not just any other University; for your information, we have only two CO-OPERATIVE Universities in Africa, and this is one of them.  We are known far and wide for the quality of graduates who come out of here