The Catholic University of Eastern Africa’s School of Graduate Studies was established in October 2013. It serves the Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology, the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Commerce, Science, Education and Law, the Institutes of Canon Law and Regional Integration and Development, the Centre for social Justice and Ethics, and the School of Professional Development. The School of Graduate Studies was launched on Wednesday 21st May 2014 by His Grace, Archbishop Tarcisio Ziyaye, then, Chancellor of Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).
SGS serves the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences; Canon Law; Commerce; Education; Law; Professional Development; Science; Social Justice & Ethics and Theology. It is a unique school where faith, value, research, excellence, integrity, uniqueness and professionalism integrate to produce world class transformative leaders and innovative entrepreneurs in Church and Society.
The School of Graduate Studies was established to coordinate and facilitate excellent academic, administrative and financial activities of postgraduate students. The School prioritizes excellence and integrity in postgraduate research and training, organization of conferences, symposia, workshops, seminars, roundtable discussion, public lectures, timely dissemination of research findings and publishing. Focusing on high quality and cutting-edge research, the School provides practical and evidence-based ethical solutions to the myriad of challenges facing people in the AMECEA region, Africa and beyond. It is envisioned that through the SGS, the Catholic University will use its research output to influence transformatively policy-making within the Church, Governments and non-state agencies.
Focusing on high quality and cutting-edge research, the Directorate, provides practical and evidence-based ethical solutions to the myriad of challenges facing people in the AMECEA region, Africa and beyond. It is envisioned that through the SGS, the Catholic University will use its research output to influence transformatively policy-making within the Church, Governments and non-state agencies. With this functionality, CUEA’s SGS strives to be the locus for leading the Catholic University into a truly world class ‘Research University’ with unique Ecclesiastical and Civil orientations.
To become a model of excellence and accomplishment in graduate education towards producing transformative leaders for Church and Society.
The mission of the School of Graduate Studies is to promote a diverse community of scholars among students and faculty, to foster a culture of excellence and integrity in graduate education and to encourage the advancement of knowledge through innovation, research and creative expression. We aim to produce a diverse population of graduates whose competence, conduct and professional presence set them apart in a competitive workforce and bring distinction to the Catholic University in alignment to our mission to promote excellence in research, teaching
and community service by preparing morally upright leaders based on the intellectual tradition of the Catholic Church.
Our goal is to facilitate highest quality graduate education, ensuring the consistent and fair application of policies, provision of support for graduate faculty and their programmes, and extension of educational opportunities to graduate students through cultivating an environment in which the highest quality graduate processes are followed for the achievement of quality graduates.
The primary responsibilities of the SGS-CUEA
The Postgraduate Studies Committee is headed by the Deputy, Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs and Research with membership that includes: –
The Director, Graduate Studies
Deans of Faculty
Heads of Departments with graduate programmes