Kabarak University recently embarked on a momentous visit to the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom. The purpose of the one-week visit was to strengthen the existing relationship between Kabarak University's School of Business and Economics and the renowned Lincoln International Business School.
Kabarak University, renowned for providing quality education with a biblical perspective, joined hands with Nakuru Girls High School for its annual Thanksgiving and Prize Giving Day for the 2022 class, they had a special guest and partner in their celebration of the high school to inspire and encourage the students.
On June 6th, 2023, the Kabarak University Students Organization (KUSO) sent a delegation of its esteemed leaders, including Karen Birech, Juma Eugene, Linus Moreka, and Gibson Kipruto, to participate in the highly anticipated African Youth Leadership Forum at Nairobi Safari Park. This event was a chance for them to break free from their usual surroundings at Kabarak University and explore new perspectives.
The Commission of University Education (CUE) paid a visit to Kabarak University to assess the institution's investment in Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) capabilities. The commission was astounded by the significant resources Kabarak has put in place to ensure CBC compliance, especially when compared to other universities' readiness for CBC implementation. During their visit, they held a brief meeting with the university's management team, led by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Henry K. Kiplangat, before proceeding to the boardroom to meet with the deans of the university's seven schools.
In a significant stride towards enhancing international collaborations and fostering academic partnerships, Professor Madimabe Geoff Mapaya, a distinguished professor from the facultyof Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Venda in South Africa, recently paid a courtesy call to Professor Henry K. Kiplangat, the Vice-Chancellor of Kabarak University. This meeting held great significance as the two universities have an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and sought to deliberate on the operationalization of this agreement. The visit marked an important step towards strengthening academic bonds and promoting mutual growth and collaboration between the two institutions.
Kabarak University's School of Music and Media, known for its excellence in producing competent professionals, recently had the privilege of hosting distinguished guests from the Media Council of Kenya (MCK). Led by Mecha Joseph, the Media Council of Kenya Nakuru Region Coordinator, the delegation included Ms. Angel Wanjala a finalist student currently working with MCK, and Joan Kittony, their administrative assistant. The purpose of their visit was to enlighten and inspire the media students at Kabarak University on journalists' accreditation, the journalist's code of conduct, and the life of a journalist, and to answer questions on careers in journalism.
In a bid to enhance the quality of education and teaching practices, Kabarak University's Directorate of Excellence in Learning and Teaching recently organized a training session on Competency-Based Education (CBE) for its staff members. The training, held at the university auditorium, aimed to equip the participants with a comprehensive understanding of the essence of CBE, the distinction between Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) and Knowledge-Based Curriculum (KBC), 21st-century skills in higher education, the Basic Education Curriculum Framework (BECF), the implications of BECF to the curriculum, and the challenges and solutions in implementing CBC.
Kabarak University's School of Science Engineering and Technology (SSET), Department of Computer Science and IT is proud to announce an ongoing workshop focused on IoT (Internet of Things) and Robotics. This workshop aims to delve into the cutting-edge concepts and technologies in IoT all the while offering a hands-on and practical experience for the Participants.
A team of 6 faculty and 22 students from Kabarak University attended the Data Science Africa 2023 Summer School and Workshop that was held at the University of Rwanda in Kigali from 8th - 12th May, 2023. The event was a huge success, with over 230 participants from 15 African countries, including Algeria, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda.
In the Mogotio area, along the banks of the Molo River, a remarkable transformation is taking place. The people living in this region consider the presence of a brown-colored water river as a blessing, despite its apparent contamination. For years, they have been utilizing this water for various purposes such as washing cars, and motorcycles, cooking, and even drinking directly from it. Unfortunately, this has resulted in the proliferation of waterborne diseases and numerous cases of diarrhea in the local health facilities.