News & Events

Applications are now open for seven scholarships at ACU member institutions in South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Gibraltar. We would be grateful if you could forward this opportunity to your eligible contacts.

Six Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships in South Africa and Sri Lanka

These Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country. The scholarships are fully funded, including tuition fees, a return flight, an arrival allowance, and a living allowance.

Four fully-funded Research Master’s Scholarships are being offered at any ACU member university in South Africa, and are open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than South Africa. The scholarships are tenable in research fields linked to: Birds as Key to Biodiversity Conservation, Climate and Earth Systems Sciences, Food Security, Invasion Biology, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Tree Health Biotechnology.

Sri Lanka is offering two fully-funded Master’s Scholarships, tenable either for an MBA at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, or an MSc Cellular and Molecular Immunology/Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Colombo. They are likewise open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than Sri Lanka.

The University of Gibraltar is offering a new, fully-funded Commonwealth PhD Scholarship, which is open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom/Gibraltar. The scholarship is tenable in the following research areas: Marine Science and Climate Change, Maritime Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Brexit and Gibraltar.

  • For more information and to apply, please visit the University of Gibraltar website at The closing date for applications is Thursday 15 June 2017.

Applications from students and graduates of ACU member universities are warmly encouraged. 

Welcome to the Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Incase you would like to know what course you have been called to study, the list of students allocated to CUEA is attached here

Please find more details on when to report and such other details here.


The British Council, Kenya is  pleased to inform you that the April call of the Newton-Utafiti Fund for Institutional Links (IL) and Researcher Links (RL) is now open.
Newton-Utafiti aims to build UK-Kenya collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to Kenya’s social welfare and economic development by increasing capability for individuals and institutions and further developing joint research and innovation programmes among academics, business, and government institutions.
Allapplications must be submitted online by the 13thJune 2017
Information about the Newton Fund can be found


Congratulations and welcome to the Catholic University of Eastern Africa! Below are some important information and attachments that you require in preparation to your registration at our institution.

Registration and Orientation
You are expected to arrive at the University on Tuesday, 30th May 2016 at 8:00 am at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Langata Campus, Pope Paul VI Learning Resource Centre.
Documents required
Please bring originals and copies of the following:
      1. KCSE result slip or certificate
      2. School leaving certificate
      3. National ID or birth certificate
In addition please bring:
     1. Two (2) passport-size photos
     2. Filled-in
         a. Application form
         b. Student’s Personal Details form
         c. Medical form
         d. Acceptance/Non-acceptance/Deferment form
         e. Code of Good Conduct form
Fees and Account Details
You are required to pay the semester fee on or before the reporting date. No student will be registered before paying the fees as required.
                    Tuition     KShs 8,000
         Statutory Fee     KShs 12,000
                     Total      KShs 20000

Payments can be made by BANKERS CHEQUES payable to: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA or by Direct Deposit in the University’s accounts in any of the branches of the following banks:
   a. COMMERCIAL BANK OF AFRICA A/C No: 6479 000 011 (Wabera St.Branch)
   b. COOPERATIVE BANK OF KENYA A/C No: 01129005722200 (Parliament Branch)
   c. EQUITY BANK A/C No: 061-0292352491 (Rongai Branch)

   d. Sidian Bank a/c # 01001020010831

   e. MPESA: Paybill No.100205 Use the Student Registration Number as the Account Number (You will need to add 40 shs on top of the fee amount). 

Cash payments and other cheques (i.e. personal, Company or Cooperatives cheques), are not accepted.

Bursary and Loans
Kenyan Students who are registered for undergraduate programmes are encouraged to apply for Loans and Bursaries from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). You are encouraged to visit the HELB website [] for more information on the financial aid.
We are soon going to share a list of our service providers. You can find some here.
Deferment of students
Any student who is unable to report for one reason or another should complete the Acceptance/Non acceptance/Deferment form and submit it to the Registrar-Academic as soon as possible, but not later than 21st September 2016. A student who does not submit the form will be deemed to have forfeited his/her admission to the University.

Inter/intra School Transfers
Inter/intra school transfers will be processed within the first three weeks of the semester. A student who wishes to transfer will be required to fill and submit the inter/intra school transfer form and attach a copy of the KCSE result slip.
All applications will be considered by the Deans Committee based on the qualifications for the course and the availability of space in the particular course.
List of Attachments
       1. Application form
       2. Student’s Personal Details form
       3. Medical form
       4. Acceptance/Non-acceptance/Deferment form
       5. Code of Good Conduct form

Kindly find all those documents attached here

RV18501 Articolo

Pope Francis has appointed Rt. Rev. Bishop Anthony Muheria to be the Archbishop of the Nyeri Archdiocese.

The news of the appointment was officially made in Rome on Sunday, 23rd, April, 2017 at noon(1.00 p.m.Kenyan time).

A letter on the same addressed to the Kenyan Bishops, read in part “I have the honour and pleasure to inform you that Pope Francis has appointed the Right Reverend Anthony Muheria presently Bishop of Kitui as Archbishop of Nyeri.”
Archbishop Muheria’s appointment follows the retirement of Most Rev. Peter Kairo after attaining the retirement age of 75 years in September last year.
Until his appointment Archbishop Muheria was the Bishop of Kitui and the Apostolic Administrator of Machakos following the appointment of Most Reverend Martin Kivuva to the Archdiocese of Mombasa.
He was born on 27th, May, 1963 in Murang’a Diocese, ordained Priest of Opus Dei 13th, June, 1993, he was appointed the Bishop of Embu on 30th, October, 2003 and ordained Bishop of Embu on 10th, June, 2004. On 28th, June 2008 he was appointed the Bishop of Kitui Diocese.

Bishop Muheria, now Archbishop is a member of the University’s board of Trustees.



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