• Organization TypeInstitute
  • HeadquartersKenya
  • Founded1996

Mount Kenya University

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a fully fledged chartered university committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. It has an overall goal of promoting human resource development for society’s progressive good. The university has adopted several international best practices in its core functions, which has enabled its students and faculty win awards, thus stamping its authority as a centre of excellence. At its main campus in Thika town in the outskirts of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, the university is transforming a hitherto industrial town into an educational hub. At the same time, it is widening access to higher education for the larger East African Community through a well-structured network of campuses. The university also offers a wide-range of academic and professional courses, through various flexible modes that include E-learning,evening classes , weekend classes and Distance and Institution Based E-Learning (DIBeL).. The award-winning university library and the imposing Chancellors Tower at Thika Main Campus make the university unique. The university’s distinct blue and light yellow corporate colours are a byword for academic excellence to many students and potential employees looking for an increasingly competitive, well-trained manpower. An empowered division of student welfare services continuously re-engineers and positions itself to unlock any emerging talents among the students through diversified programmes and career orientations, research, international linkages and talent searches. Those who choose Mount Kenya University get access to a wide-range of courses that form a springboard to a sea of opportunities. They seek to promote a record of achievement and success in academic excellence and job prospects. To enable their students realise their lifetime agenda, they have invested heavily in facilities and staff. Mount Kenya University is on the forefront in using Information and Communications Technology to support learning and teaching. They have blended the use of e-learning with traditional learning and teaching values to give their students a flexible and dynamic learning experience. Put together, these factors have etched Mount Kenya University’s position as the leader in quality higher education provision in the region. Indeed, to borrow the tagline coined by an alumnus - “My University, My pride, My future”- the university continues to help thousands of ambitious, discerning people to scale the heights of education.
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Careers

Staff at Mount Kenya University have experience in

Sectors

  • torts / conflict resolution
  • tertiary education
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development

Countries

  • kenya
  • united states
  • somalia
  • south sudan
  • tanzania

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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  • Mount Kenya University
    General Contact
    Primary Contact
    +254 672 820 000 / 0709 153 000
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Company Offices

  • Kenya (headquarters)
  • Thika