In its digital and human capital expansion prowess, Kibabii University continues to extend its collaborations and linkages both locally, regionally and internationally. On Friday 24th June, 2022 the Regional Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Ms. Angeline Ward visited Kibabii University on an acquaintance tour.
In her visit, Ms. Ward was received by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaac Ipara Odeo who expressed desire to kickstart mutually beneficial activities for both universities.
“We have many programmes that require exchange in ideologies from our global partners. On board is the School of Nursing which is already training the first cohort of students. Our vision is to grow it into a College of Health Sciences,” he said.
In an exit meeting that brought together Deans from the six Schools and Faculties and chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, proposals were fronted to partner in areas of digital forensic science, education, health, commerce and arts through student and staff exchange programme.
The University of Central Lancashire is an international, multi-campus University tracing its roots back to 1828 with a staff and student community approaching 38,000. They boast of over 350 undergraduate programs, nearly 200+ postgraduate courses, and a rich array of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses that enable them to offer the skills and experience that the industry needs.