TU-K Nanosatellite launched at Konza Technopolis
The Technical University of Kenya, Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences launched a nanosatellite dubbed TUKSat-1, at Konza Technopolis on a 1U Model nanosatellite demo event organised by Kenya Space Agency (KSA).
The demo event provided an avenue to witness the functionality of the nanosatellite systems to a panel of judges, participating universities as well as the event conveners -KAS.
As part of promotion of activities for the development of space systems, The Kenya Space Agency had initiated a research chair for the development of 1U nanosatellites. Subsequently, 5 public... Full story on TU-K Nanosatellite launched at Konza Technopolis
DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2021/2022
DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2021/2022 for graduates & postgraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa (Fully Funded study in Germany) | Opportunities For Africans.
The In-Country/In-Region programme in developing countries aims to contribute to train highly qualified professionals and managerial staff for sustainable development in the partner countries and for the development of top-quality, cosmopolitan universities. The programme thus offers scholarships to future university teachers from developing countries for postgraduate courses and for doctorates. They study at... Full story on DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programmes 2021/2022
Engineers Board of Kenya seeks to set prices for Engineering services
The Engineers Board of Kenya is among the professional bodies that are pushing to set minimum prices for services offered in the industry. The engineer’s body has proposed setting up of a price floor for all engineering services arguing that this will ensure quality services, safety and welfare to the public.
This move however has been opposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) which is the body mandated to ensuring that there is a competitive market and ensuring consumer protection. Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has argued that fixing of the prices and fees will make... Full story on Engineers Board of Kenya seeks to set prices for Engineering services
TU-K Admits 4135 New Students
The Technical University of Kenya has admitted 4135 new students for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Starting September 27 through October 1, the University staged an intensive virtual orientation exercise for the Freshers aired live on TU-K’s website and social media platforms where students can still watch, even now, in case they missed any session.
The orientation exercise offered a platform for the new students to get a better understanding of all that TU-K has to offer. The sessions also introduced the first year students to the three faculties i.e. Faculty of Engineering and... Full story on TU-K Admits 4135 New Students