The Institute for Regional Integration and Development (IRID) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) is a specialist inter-disciplinary graduate institute for research and training in Regional Integration. It brings together academics, researchers and practitioners to provide conceptual, policy and practical instruction of the highest standard on regional integration and global governance. This is intended at developing expertise in regional integration for Africa’s Regional Economic Communities.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering scholarships for IRID’s two-year Master of Arts program in Regional Integration for the September 2015 admissions. IRID’s M.A in Integration is an interdisciplinary program intended for students from within and outside East Africa, who wish to pursue a career in policy-making and governance in regional organizations in Africa.
IBM is glad to announce the launching of ‘Master the Mainframe’ contest to CUEA students between April 1st and May 29th 2015.
Master the Mainframe is an exciting opportunity for students to gain real-world experience using enterprise computing skills. Hosted at high schools, colleges and universities all over the world, this unique mainframe computing contest is designed to equip students with mainframe knowledge, and challenge their skills in a hands-on coding experience.
On the evening of Monday April 13, 2015 the University held a service to pray for the victims and relatives of the Garissa University College terrorist attack.
Students and staff filled Missio hall whereby there was candle lighting, prayers and messages of solidarity with the victims and their families.
In one voice, they all condemned the attack and urged for extra caution in the management of security in our campuses.
On Wednesday April 8, 2015 the University signed an MoU with African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), Kenya Bureau of Standard (KEBS), and APEX Management Systems Consultants Limited (APEX).
The MoU presents a framework for collaboration between the four partners in providing education on standards at certificate, diploma, degree and post graduate levels
The Catholic University of Eastern Africa is the 3rd best private university in terms of graduate employability.
According to a survey, prominently reported by local dailies, and done by the Corporate Staffing Services an HR consultancy firm CUEA is 3rd after Strathmore and Daystar.
The 2015 Quarter One Talent Report survey was conducted among 208 employers in the private, public and NGO sectors. 85% of those surveyed had a preference for a particular university when hiring.
According to the report, “when hiring graduates from private universities, employers look out for reputation, followed by credibility of certificates”. Other reasons include quality of learning, credibility and reputation of the university.
The University took part in a community service activity on February 28, 2015 in Embu County.
The exercise spearheaded by the Community Service department at CUEA also involved Sadolin Paints which donated paint for the school’s walls.
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