- Public University Constituent College
- #058 Kenyan university ranking
- Type: Public University Constituent College
- Main Campus: Nairobi
- Established: 1987
- Ranking : #058
- Post-Graduate: 0 programs
- Undergraduate: 0 programs
- Diploma:0 programs
- Certificate:0 programs
- Proffessional :0 programs
About Machakos University
Machakos University Overview
Machakos University College is a Constituent College of Kenyatta University.
Founded in 1957 as Machakos Technical Rural Training School, it has undergone several transformations; Machakos Technical and Trade School in 1958, Machakos Technical School in 1967, Machakos Technical Training Institute in 1987 and on 16th September, 2011, through the Legal Notice No. 130, the institution was upgraded to its current status.
Having been established and grown as a Technical Institute, MUC has cut a niche in training quality technical personnel in the areas of Motor Vehicle Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Clothing, Textile and Fashion Design, Hospitality and Civil Engineering, Business, Education, Environment, Agribusiness and Applied Sciences. The University College currently boasts of having some of the best equipped engineering workshops and laboratories in the country.
Being ISO 9001: 2008 QMS Certified, MUC in response to emerging issues and in its endeavour to achieve its Mission of -To be a Model Institution of Higher Learning, Science, Technology and Innovation- has through market research and global trends in technology and environmental issues, developed and mounted 101 programmes in areas of Engineering, Education, Business, Science, ICT, Agriculture, Hospitality and Humanities. These programmes range from undergraduate to Doctoral Studies and are offered on full time, evening, weekend intensive and institution based modes of study in two campuses; Main Campus in Machakos Town and Mlolongo campus. Plans are underway to launch e-learning and other campuses in other areas.
Research, collaborations and community outreach are among the fastest growing fronts in the University College. This has led to 100% placement of students in their relevant industry for attachment and an ever growing demand for the graduands especially in the technical fields. The Le-Technisch Hotel (A hospitality training facility) has become the number one conference facility in Machakos County.
Machakos University College remains committed to nurturing citizens and scholars who are anchored in their localities and nations but who can assert themselves confidently in a world of interconnected research.
Machakos University Location
Located at Machakos town along the Machakos - Makueni road in an
atmosphere conducive for serious study.
Machakos University History
The Government established Machakos University College as a successor to the Machakos Technical Training Institute through Legal Notice No.130 of 5th October, 2011, as a Constituent College of Kenyatta University.
The institute was started in 1957 and was called Machakos Technical Rural Training School. In1958, the School was taken over by the Government and renamed Machakos Technical and Trade School. In 1967, the School was renamed Machakos Technical Secondary School. In 1987, the institute become a purely post- school institution called Machakos Technical Trianing Institute.
The current status of the constituent college is intended to be transititional as the college is required to intiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that it becomes a fully flegded university within the shortest time possible.
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