In the face of escalating concerns over climate change and global warming, Kabarak University partnered with Access Bank to initiate a transformative project aimed at promoting environmental sustainability on campus. Recognizing the importance of taking action at a local level, the university and the bank joined forces to embark on a tree-planting campaign, starting with the picturesque environment of Kabarak University itself. This collaborative effort not only demonstrates their commitment to environmental stewardship but also emphasizes the importance of engaging students in creating a sustainable future.
In yet another significant move towards fostering international collaboration and enhancing academic excellence, Kabarak University School of Medicine and Health Sciences recently held a productive meeting with Professor Bongani Nkambule from the University of KwaZulu-Natal's College of Health Sciences, Westville campus, South Africa. Chaired by the esteemed Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Pamela Kimetto, the meeting resulted in talks about having a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate joint research, student exchange programs, and staff capacity-building initiatives.
Kabarak University is committed to providing holistic quality education and is hosting a three-day staff development training workshop in collaboration with Millersville University, Pennsylvania, USA. The training, titled "Intentional Teaching and Total Classroom Participation," aims to enhance the pedagogical skills of the university's teaching staff. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat emphasized the importance of pedagogy in creating inclusive learning environments, promoting student engagement, and aligning curriculum and assessments effectively. With esteemed facilitators from Millersville University, the training workshop aims to empower the staff to deliver higher education to their students.
Kabarak University, a renowned institution of higher learning, played host to an exciting event that blended entertainment, education, and spirituality. The university's spacious auditorium became the stage for NTV's crossover live segment, which centered around the theme of "Life with Social Media." The event aimed to explore the impact of social media on our daily lives, with a particular focus on its potential to bring us closer to God.
On Friday, 16 June 2023, Kabarak University in collaboration with Save the Children International (Kenya and Madagascar) organised a momentous event to commemorate the International Day of the African Child. Themed ‘The Rights of the Child in the Digital Environment,’ the event aimed to raise awareness, promote dialogue, and advocate the promotion and protection of children’s rights in the digital space. The event took place in Nairobi and was livestreamed on Zoom.
Kabarak University School of Business understands the importance of preparing its students for the professional world. In line with this commitment, the school has organized a series of career talks, inviting industry experts to share their knowledge and experiences with students. The Career Talks event is an integral part of the curriculum, providing students with valuable insights into various professional fields and equipping them with the necessary knowledge and guidance to make informed career choices. Let's take a closer look at some of the notable speakers who recently addressed the students.
In a remarkable display of educational collaboration, Kabarak University opened its doors to a group of exceptional students from Emining Boys High School. The visiting students, who are renowned for their outstanding academic performances across various forms, were accompanied by a dedicated team of teachers. The primary objective of this academic visit was to provide these talented students with an opportunity to learn about the diverse academic programs offered by Kabarak University and to familiarize themselves with the university's different departments.
Kabarak University's School of Science Engineering is set to become a center of excellence in Fintech, thanks to a proposed collaboration with Safaricom Engineering Community - Fintech Chapter. The community, comprised of professional engineers at Safaricom, aims to host a one-month technical immersion program at Kabarak University, focusing on Daraja APIs and Mini-Apps development.
In an effort to foster academic collaboration and enhance knowledge sharing, Kabarak University recently welcomed a group of diploma and degree students from Meru National Polytechnic. The 17 students, who are pursuing their studies in the Computing and Informatics Department, embarked on a visit to Kabarak University's impressive library facility. During their visit, they had the opportunity to explore various aspects of information management and gain insights into cataloging, classification, abstracting, indexing, conservation, and dissemination of information, among other essential skills.
In pursuit of academic excellence and holistic development, educational institutions often embark on benchmarking visits to gain insights and learn from successful establishments. The benchmarking visit conducted by AIC Kerotet Girls' High School to Kabarak University proved to be an enlightening experience for the students. The visit encompassed a session on career guidance followed by an exploration of the university's serene environment.