Academic Affairs

DR WAFULA ROBERT (PhD –DEV’TAL PSYCHOLOGY, CPM; MTI EAST AFRICA)
COD: CAREER MENTORSHIP; KIBABII UNIVERSITY; KENYA.

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Mentoring Students from Butieli Secondary, SA Wabukhonyi and Nangeni Girls

Kibabii University Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship team addressing form four students from Butieli Secondary, SA Wabukhonyi and Nangeni girls when they visited the University for academic and career mentorship on 19th September, 2019. First year students, mentors were introduced to the form four students

Mentoring Students from Butieli Secondary, SA Wabukhonyi and Nangeni Girls

Mentoring Students from Butieli Secondary, SA Wabukhonyi and Nangeni Girls

Mentoring Students from Butieli Secondary, SA Wabukhonyi and Nangeni Girls

Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship Orientation of 2019/2020 First Year Students

2019/2020 first year students during Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship department orientation forum led by Dr. Wafula Robert, Coordinator Academic Advisory & Career Mentorship, Kibabii University. Students were introduced to department staff, functions, services and procedures. Students were also empowered to navigate career tides to the end. The event took place on 11th September, 2019 in Auditorium C

Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship Orientation of 2019/2020 First Year Students

Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship Orientation of 2019/2020 First Year Students

KIBU Represented at the DAAD Lounge of Research Multipliers Conference

Dr. Wafula Robert attended a conference at Karatina University, on 4th September, 2019 themed “Ethics in Social Science Research East Africa Multipliers Lounge” courtesy of DAAD

KIBU Represented at the DAAD Lounge of Research Multipliers Conference

KIBU Represented at the DAAD Lounge of Research Multipliers Conference

Dr. Robert Wafula at Amity University for Seminar

Dr. Robert Wafula, Coordinator Academic Advisory & Career Mentorship attended a training seminar at Amity University on leveraging social network and quotient to drive University Education to a relevant and pragmatic realm by linking industry and class in a global village perspective. Inset is Dr. Wafula, Mohammed Osman, Education Counsellor Kenyan High Commissioner India and Senior Permanent Secretary in Higher Education

Dr. Robert Wafula at Amity University for Seminar

Dr. Robert Wafula at Amity University for Seminar

Dr. Robert Wafula at Amity University for Seminar

Dr. Robert Wafula at the Leadership and Management Training

Dr. Robert Wafula, Coordinator Academic Advisory & Career Mentorship and a Lecturer from the Department of Psychology & Early Childhood attending a leadership and management course at Maui, Hawaii USA. The training is centered on “Servant and Pragmatic Leadership: equipping leaders today for effective solution of tomorrow’s challenges

Dr. Robert Wafula at the Leadership and Management Training

Dr. Robert Wafula at the Leadership and Management Training

Mentoring Students from Chesamisi High School and Silungai Girls Secondary

Kibabii University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo led the Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship team in mentoring and advicing the visiting form four students from Chesamisi High School (Prof. Odeo’s former school) and Silungai Girls Secondary on 7th June, 2019.

Students were enlightened on:

  • Kibabii University Academic Programmes
  • Current market career trends
  • Importance of working hard to realize their dream of pursing University education

Mentoring Students from Chesamisi High School and Silungai Girls Secondary

Mentoring Students from Chesamisi High School and Silungai Girls Secondary

Kibabii University Mentorship Troop at Goseta Boys High School

Kibabii University mentorship troop visited Goseta Boys High School in Kitale for mentorship program that saw over 20 schools benefit from the event which took place on 16th March, 2019. Topic of discussion was “Dare be Different

Kibabii University Mentorship Troop at Goseta Boys High School

Kibabii University Mentorship Troop at Goseta Boys High School

Kibabii University Mentorship Troop at Goseta Boys High School

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Kibabii University mentorship troop under the patronage of Dr. Wafula and student peer mentors Rachel Anyango of Computer Science and Douglas Muriuki of Computer Science and Chair C.U visited a secondary school for mentorship over the weekend on 9th March, 2019. The team was accompanied by an A of 2019 Alma Mater of Lugulu Girls Centrine Nafula. The mentorship team took students through ingredients that spice up the cake to the University. The value of time utility, from charcoal to diamond. Time the refiner or furnace of our dreams. Empowering our generation’s today for a prosperous society tomorrow

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Mentorship on the Value of Time Utility

Mentoring Students from St. Paul Emulakha Secondary School

Senior mentor Prof.  Ipara, the Vice Chancellor Kibabii University mentoring students of St. Paul’s Emulakha Secondary School from Navakholo sub county Kakamega who visited the University on 8th March, 2019. Also present is Advocate Roseline Wanjiru from Ombudsman Office Nairobi. Kibabii University mentorship without boundaries

Mentoring Students from St. Paul Emulakha Secondary School

Mentoring Students from St. Paul Emulakha Secondary School

Mentoring Students from St. Paul Emulakha Secondary School

Sensitization of Effective Public Complaints Management and Access to Information

Kibabii University Senate was sensitized on effective public complaints management and access to information by an officer from the Office of the Ombudsman on 8th March, 2019 at the Senate Boardroom. Speaking during the sensitization forum, Prof S. Shibairo, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics and Students Affairs challenged members to ensure excellent service delivery to clients and stakeholders. University Senate was enlightened on customer rights to access of information, ways of handling complaints and various mechanisms of resolving them among others

Sensitization of Effective Public Complaints Management and Access to Information

Sensitization of Effective Public Complaints Management and Access to Information

Sensitization of Effective Public Complaints Management and Access to Information

Sensitization of Effective Public Complaints Management and Access to Information

Consultative Forum of KIBU Alumni Leadership

A consultative forum of opinion leaders to prepare a stable KIBU alumni leadership by planning election and AGM and funds drive to drive investment agenda to raise money for supporting needy students plus other projects. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo attended and graced the occasion organized by Dr. Wafula.  An electoral college team was formed by 2 members for the last graduation cohorts 2015-2018

Consultative Forum of KIBU Alumni Leadership

Consultative Forum of KIBU Alumni Leadership

Consultative Forum of KIBU Alumni Leadership

Consultative Forum of KIBU Alumni Leadership

Mentorship for Principals of Hamisi Sub-County Secondary Schools

Taking 52 principals of Hamisi sub county secondary schools through four pillars of ensuring access and equitable opportunity for 100 percent transition. 1. Strategic planning 2. Offering effective leadership 3. Cognitive reconstruction and Building a winning team from TSC teachers given to you. Venue was at Joventure hotel Kisumu. Mentorship without boundaries

Mentorship for Principals of Hamisi Sub-County Secondary Schools

Mentorship for Principals of Hamisi Sub-County Secondary Schools

Mentorship for Principals of Hamisi Sub-County Secondary Schools

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Dr. Wafula at Kibabii Boys High School doing academic and career mentorship to form four students. Ladies of Kibabii university C.U from academic and spiritual counselling together with Dr. Wafula at Moi Girls Kamusinga and a team of Kibabii University C.U members from Koykoy Saboti Trans Nzoia County

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

Academic and Spiritual Mentorship

KIBU at Career Services Training Forum

Kibabii University team led by Dr. Wafula, Dr. Malanda and Ms. Adina in a group photo during the Career Services Training forum at Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI) on 23rd January, 2019. The career services training forum aimed at establishment of career guidance office in public institutions all over the country. This is a positive move that will enable students gain knowledge, skills and attitudes required as they venture into employment and entrepreneurship

KIBU at Career Services Training Forum

Mentorship Session of St Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls

The Kibabii University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo led the Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship team which include Chairman of Department Career Mentorship, Dr. Robert Wafula, Mr. Lihru, Mrs. Sibilike in mentoring form four students from the the visiting St. Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls secondary schools on 23th October, 2018. Kibabii University wishes St. Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls and all the form four and class eight candidates countrywide the very best in their forthcoming examinations

Mentorship Session of St Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls

Mentorship Session of St Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls

Mentorship Session of St Beda Nyaya and Eluuya Girls

Mentorship at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County

Chairman of Department Career Mentorship, Dr. Robert Wafula together with Diana Museve and Jason Kaurie students of Information Technology and Applied Mathematics respectively headed to Mfangano Island at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County for mentorship on 5th October, 2018. The team inspired dreams and shaped winning and successful characters

Mentorship at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County

Mentorship at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County

Mentorship at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County

Mentorship at Gethesmane High School in Homabay County

Mental Attitude Influence on Academic Success

Mental Attitude Influence on Academic Success

BY: DR WAFULA ROBERT (PhD –DEV’TAL  PSYCHOLOGY, CPM; MTI EAST AFRICA)
COD: CAREER MENTORSHIP; KIBABII UNIVERSITY; KENYA.

Success is the by-product of your attitude. Attitude does not only determine how far high you soar in Academics and career life but also in general state you live in. In short, it’s the bedrock upon which every success or failure is anchored on. For instance, when it rains all the birds fly for shelter on trees but the eagle avoids the rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common to all but the attitude makes the difference. My attitude is my frame of mind. Therefore, i lose or succeed in any situation by virtue of how able or unable i feel psychologically towards the task at hand. Any mental cognition of defeat breeds the same and so is victory. If you want a man to behave in a particular way, simply deal with their minds and attitude. Schools must fill the buckets of children’s positivity to a level that no one punctures them dry.

In academics, attitude determines how you feel about your teachers, subjects and career as a whole. Attitude makes one; desire to confront a problem to solve it or run away in fright. No wonder, a bad attitude is like a flat tire, you won’t get anywhere where till you change it. Children must be psychologically empowered to see possibility in any task or challenge facing them. With this kind of mentality, they evoke positive energy and perform task with happiness and much creativity yielding greater results. Never bend your head. Hold it high neither should you allow yourself to be so desperate that you end up settling for far less than that you deserve because of fear. To overcome fear, deal with what you fear most and the rest will be history.

Therefore, having Positive mental attitude is a psychological state in which one sees the opportunity in every difficulty. One asks how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done. The mind doesn’t whine about problems but looks around for solutions. Don’t complain about darkness; simply light a candle. Actually, the problem is not the problem; the problem is your attitude about the problem. In the world we live in, nature gives no man anything for free except by fighting for it. We must train our children to stand on the right side of every challenge. When they approach the traffic lights of promotion they should not reverse and go away, but wait shortly and the traffic lights will change from Red to Green indicating they can now proceed to their new grade or office. Where you are academically and career wise now could not be your Egypt, there is a better land of promise yonder; but through the wilderness you must cross to there. No gain without pain, no sweetness without sweat, no cheers without jeers; the greatest failure is not trying at all to better your state. Surely as Bill Gates once advised; to be born in a poor family is bad luck but to die the same, is your choice.

Mental Attitude Influence on Academic Success

Inter-denominational Service for 2018/2019 First Year Students

The Kibabii University Christian Union team led by Dr. Robert Wafula organized an Inter-denominational service for 2018/2019 first year students on 14thSeptember, 2018. Invited guest pastor was Timothy Kituyi; the groove award winner and African award winner in local dialects. DVC (Academics and Students Affairs) Prof S. Shibairo among other staff were in attendance.

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Inter-denominational Service for 2018/2019 First Year Students

Inter-denominational Service for 2018/2019 First Year Students

Inter-denominational Service for 2018/2019 First Year Students

Inter-denominational Service for 2018/2019 First Year Students

2018/2019 First Year Students’ Orientation to Academic Affairs Department

Kibabii University Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship team addressing 2018/2019 first year students during orientation session to Academic Affairs Department on 5th September, 2018

2018/2019 First Year Students’ Orientation to Academic Affairs Department

2018/2019 First Year Students’ Orientation to Academic Affairs Department

2018/2019 First Year Students’ Orientation to Academic Affairs Department

2018/2019 First Year Students’ Orientation to Academic Affairs Department

Courtesy Call on DVC PPRI

Ms. Echo Wang a student of Cambridge University doing voluntary work in Kenya visit Kibabii University for possible collaboration in mentorship and exchange programs. She visited Hostels, Classes and University Library after courtesy call on DVC PPRI Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat on 29th August, 2018. In -attendance was Dr. Robert Wafula.

Courtesy Call on DVC PPRI

Courtesy Call on DVC PPRI

Courtesy Call on DVC PPRI

VC Mentoring Visiting School

The Kibabii University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo led the Academic Advisory and Career Mentorship team in mentoring the visiting secondary school on 26th July, 2018.

VC Mentoring Visiting School

VC Mentoring Visiting School

VC Mentoring Visiting School

VC Mentoring Visiting School

VC Mentoring Visiting School

On Job Mentorship

Journalism and Mass Communication students on job mentorship at Magharibi TV on 2nd July, 2018. They were accompanied by Dr. Robert Wafula

On Job Mentorship

On Job Mentorship

Mentoring Visiting School

Kibabii University mentorship troupes led by Dr. Wafula, Mr. Lihru, Mrs. Sibilike and Ms. Wangeci mentoring the visiting school. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo joined in mentoring students on 28th June, 2018

Mentoring Visiting School

Mentoring Visiting School

Mentoring Visiting School

Mentoring Visiting School

Mentoring Visiting School