Commission for University Education- Programmes offered in kenyan universities, website, Location, Offices, Website, Contacts.
The Commission for University Education was established by an Act of Parliament, Universities Act, No. 42 of 2012 as the successor to the Commission for Higher Education. This was to address the need to regulate, coordinate and assure quality in university education as a result of growth and expansion of the university sub sector in Kenya.
Commission for University Education Functions.
-Promote the objectives of university education;
-Accredit universities in Kenya;
-Regulate university education in Kenya;
-Promote, set standards and assure relevance in the quality of university education;
-Monitor and evaluate the state of university education systems in relation to the national development goals;
-Advise the Cabinet Secretary on policy relating to university education;
-License any student recruitment agencies operating in Kenya and any activities by foreign institutions;
-Develop policy for criteria and requirements for admission to universities;
-Recognize and equate degrees, diplomas and certificates conferred or awarded by foreign universities and institutions in accordance with the
-standards and guidelines set by the Commission from time to time;
-Undertake or cause to be undertaken, regular inspections, monitoring and evaluation of universities to ensure compliance with set standards and guidelines;
-Collect, disseminate and maintain data on university education;
-Accredit and inspect university programmes in Kenya;
-Promote quality research and innovation; and
-Perform such other functions and exercise such other powers as the Commission may deem necessary for the proper discharge of its mandate under the Act.
Programmes offered in universities in Kenya
To view programmes offered in the kenyan universities visit the link below.
Commission for University Education Contacts
Commission for University Education offices are located at Gigiri, Nairobi Kenya. Correspondences and enquiries should be addressed to:
The Commission Secretary / Chief Executive Officer.
Red Hill Road,
Off Limuru Road, Gigiri.
P.O. Box 54999 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 – 020 –7205000, 020-2021150, 020-2021154/56
+254–726-445566, +254–717-445566, +254–780-656575