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8 University Campuses In Nairobi To Be SHUT DOWN

This message is to create awareness to parents and students in Nairobi. According to report by in the newspapers , Eight university satellite campuses located within Nairobi city center are set to be shut down in the next six months because they do not meet accreditation status stipulated by the Commission for University Education (CUE).

The logos of the universities facing closure.

In an advertisement on national newspapers, the Commission said the eight campuses failed to meet accreditation status, even though they are all operational and are currently offering courses to students.

“Any university operating an unauthorized satellite campus in Nairobi is in contravention of the Universities Act No. 42 of 2012,” the Commission said in the advert.

The satellite campuses facing closure are

  1.  St Paul’s University campus located along Moi Avenue, Church House.
  2. Egerton University campus in Stanbank House.
  3. Africa Nazarene University campuses in Agrho House and Stanbank House.
  4. South Eastern Kenya University campus in Development house.
  5. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology campuses in Union Towers and Biashara Plaza.
  6. Multi-Media University of Kenya campus located in City Square Post Office Building
  7. Masinde Muliro University campus on Kingsway Building
  8. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology campus in Westlands

The Commission for University Education is mandated to regulate establishment of satellite campuses in the country and has authority to close down any unauthorised institution.

A statement on it’s website on the criteria for accreditation reads: “For any institutions to be accredited, the Commission must be satisfied that the institution concerned has adequate physical, human, library and financial resources, viable relevant academic programmes and sound structure of governance.”

Some of the university satellite campuses in Nairobi that have been fully accredited by the Commission and  safe for learners to enroll include:

  1. Moi University campus at Bazaar Plaza.
  2. Mount Kenya University campuses in Parklands, MKU Towers, Union Towers and Bank Plaza.
  3. Kenyatta University campuses located on Haile Selassie Avenue and Parklands
  4. Laikipia University’s Upper Hill Campus
  5. University of Eastern Africa, Baraton’s extension centre on Ring Road
  6. Pan African Christian University on Valley Road
  7. Kenya Methodist University campuses located in Kemu Towers and along University way

The commission further named three other satellite campuses in Nairobi that have been issued a provisional accreditation. These are KCA University in Monrovia Plaza, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Karen Campus and Kisii University branch in Corner House.


Credits : Nairobinews

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What Happens On Weekends At Nairobi Campus ? : A Student Reveals The SINS On CAMPUS WEEKENDS

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It has been a trend in campus during weekends. Have you ever been curious to know why most of campus students are eager for weekends? Speaking to Uliza Links a student  by the name Raff reveals the truth of life on Campus Weekends.

Have you been wondering why students complain about weekend classes? If yes then I wanna unfold to you the truth. Everyone likes weekends fine, they are good for it helps us keep off our daily chores probably from our workplaces, schools and sometimes our homes. However, to others the weekends, turns to be “good”. Reason being they in turn receive a lot of “goodies”.

It’s only on a weekend in campus, usually starting from Friday morning, where you will see students more busy than usual preparing to leave. Campus parking usually parked to the brim with the luxurious “big” cars. One would imagine that a great event is to take place in the university but, yes great events will take place indeed but far away from campus premises.

If you have had a privilege to observe them as they leave their hostels, dudes and ladies carry laptop bags on their back and small handbags respectively. A shock comes on a Sunday evening or Monday in the morning as they make their way back. Huge shopping bags! Nice, but from where? At home? Mmmmmmh! May be.

Some make their way back home only after semester ends. This has been prevailing in most of our campuses around the country and it has affected many students and their parent’s negatively since some have made it a routine.


They go out every day and their destinations are always pubs and other weird places. They sleep with anybody anyhow and therefore others will never concentrate in their studies and the aftermath, the bitter saying “I wish I knew”, only when everything has gone astray. It is always good to think about our future and more so, to be considerate about our parents, who sacrifice a lot for our well being. Some of parents can even suffer from stroke when the truth about their children unfolds to them.

To Be Continued. Part 2.

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