Kabarak University

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Kabarak University
Kabarak University Ofiicial Logo.png
Other name
KABU
MottoEducation in Biblical Perspective
TypePrivate university
EstablishedSeptember 2002
FounderHis Excellency the Late Hon. Daniel T. Arap Moi
AffiliationAfrican Inland Church
ChancellorHon. Gideon Kipsielei Towett Moi
Vice-ChancellorProf. Henry Kiplangat
ProvostRev. Prof Jacob Kibor
Academic staff
280
Administrative staff
400
Students12,500
Undergraduates11000
Postgraduates1500
Location,
Rift Valley
,
Kenya

0°10′02″S 35°57′58″E / 0.1671°S 35.9660°E / -0.1671; 35.9660Coordinates: 0°10′02″S 35°57′58″E / 0.1671°S 35.9660°E / -0.1671; 35.9660
CampusMain Campus (Kabarak), Nakuru City Campus
ColorsWhite, gold, brown
Websitewww.kabarak.ac.ke

Kabarak University is one of Kenya's Top[1] private chartered institution of higher learning[2] that provides holistic Christian-based quality education, training, research and outreach activities for the service of God and humanity.

Our Profile[edit]

Kabarak University[3] was established in the year 2000 by the 2nd President of Kenya, H.E. the Late Hon. Daniel T. Arap Moi, who was also the founding Chancellor. This was as a result of his visionary idea of setting up a Christian University that would meet the demand for higher education in Kenya and offer quality education based on strong moral principles. The Vice-Chancellor is Professor Henry Kiplagat.[4] The university opened its doors to the new students in September 2002. The institution is building a referral hospital that will host the health sciences school and serve as the referral hospital.

VISION

To become a Centre of Academic Excellence founded on Biblical Christian Values.

MISSION

To provide holistic quality education based on research, practical skills and Biblical Christian Values.

CORE VALUES

Integrity, Excellence & Professionalism, Innovativeness & Creativity, Commitment to serve and Being mindful of others.

Accreditation[edit]

Kabarak University

The University operated under a Letter of Interim Authority granted by the Kenya Government. The letter was presented to the university by the Commission for Higher Education of Kenya,[2] on 16 October 2001, allowing the institution to award degrees. On 16 May 2008 the University was awarded its charter by H.E. Mwai Kibaki.

Location[edit]

Library

The Main campus[5] of Kabarak University is located 20 Kilometres (12mi)[6] from Nakuru City, along the Nakuru – Eldama Ravine road.

University governance[edit]

  • SoL Complex
    Library
    The Founder.[7]
  • Office of the Chancellor.[8]
  • The University Governing Council.[9]
  • The Board of Trustees.[10]
  • The University Management Board[11] (UMB).
  • The University Senate.[12]

University management[edit]

  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor.[4]
  • Division of Administration & Finance[13] (AF).
  • Division of Academics & Research[14] (AR).
  • Office of the Provost[15]
  • Office of the Principal[5] (Nakuru City Campus).
  • Directorates and Boards.[16]
  • Deans of Schools.[17]
  • Students Council[18] (KUSO).

Campuses[edit]

Kabarak University has Two campuses;

Schools and Institutes[edit]

Directorates[edit]

Academics[edit]

Library

All the programs offered by Kabarak University Online are accredited by the Commission for University Education.[31] The University is also fully accredited by the Commission for University Education to offer Fully Online programs.

Student activities[edit]

KUSO Complex

The university has approximately 5000 students drawn from Kenya and the east African region. Students participate in co-curricular activities, for example:

  • Aiesec Kabarak
  • Kabarak Crisis Intervention and counsellors Association (KACICA)
  • Rotaract Club – Kabarak University
  • Christian Union
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • I Choose Life – ICL
  • Foster National Cohesion (FONACON)
  • Drama Club
  • Kenya Model United Nations – KABARAK CHAPTER (KMUN)
  • Kabarak University Journalism Association of Clarisson
  • Kenya Red Cross Society KABARAK CHAPTER
  • Itech
  • Vision 2030 Kabarak chapter

In sports and games, Kabarak students participate in rugby, football, tennis, hockey, badminton, basketball and swimming.

Student Organization[edit]

The student government, which is known as Kabarak University Student Organization (KUSO), is the organ that represents student interests.

Notable Alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenya | Ranking Web of Universities: Webometrics ranks 30000 institutions". www.webometrics.info. Retrieved 14 September 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Commission for University Education – Home". www.cue.or.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Kabarak University | Education in Biblical Perspective". www.kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  4. ^ a b "The Vice-Chancellor". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Our Campuses". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  6. ^ "Nakuru to Kabarak university". Nakuru to Kabarak university. Retrieved 14 September 2022.
  7. ^ "The Founder". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  8. ^ "The Chancellor". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  9. ^ "Governing Council". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  10. ^ "The Board of Trustees". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  11. ^ "The Management Board". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  12. ^ "The University Senate". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  13. ^ "Office of the DVC – A & F". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  14. ^ "Office of the DVC – A & R". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  15. ^ "Office of the Provost". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  16. ^ "Directorates". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  17. ^ "Deans and Directors". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  18. ^ "KUSO Leadership 2021 / 2022". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  19. ^ "School of Business & Economics". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  20. ^ "School of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  21. ^ "School of Law". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  22. ^ "School of Medicine & Health Sciences". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  23. ^ "School of Music & Media". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  24. ^ "School of Pharmacy". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  25. ^ "School of Science, Engineering & Technology". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  26. ^ "Institute of Postgraduate Studies". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  27. ^ "Directorate of Excellence in Learning and Teaching". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  28. ^ "Directorate of Research, Innovation and Outreach". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  29. ^ "Directorate of Quality Assurance & Institutional Advancement". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  30. ^ "Directorate of Kabarak University Online". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  31. ^ "Commission for University Education – Status of Universities". www.cue.or.ke. Retrieved 14 September 2022.
  32. ^ "Academic Programmes". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  33. ^ "Fully Online Programmes". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.
  34. ^ "ICT Short Courses". kabarak.ac.ke. Retrieved 13 September 2022.

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