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Prof. Magoha, Vice Chancellor shares a moment with Prof. David Wood, Curtin University.

In a bid to provide quality university education and training, the University of Nairobi has entered into talks with Australian based Curtin University.

Led by Prof. David Wood, Deputy Vice Chancellor, International, the Curtin University delegation paid a courtesy call to Prof. George Magoha, Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi (UON).

Prof. Wood said that Curtin University is looking to develop more strategic partnerships with reputable teaching and research institutions.  The university’s expertise in the sciences and technology, as well as a commitment to international engagement, places the institution in an excellent position to develop mutually beneficial relationships with UON.

On his part, Prof. Magoha welcomed the discussions for potential future collaborations and intellectual exchanges. He said that the university is keen on research collaborations especially in different areas of specialization such as engineering, emerging sciences and public health. The partnership will also be a good opportunity for the two institutions to share experiences.

Prof. Lucy Irungu, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs and Prof. S. Mitema, Director, Centre for International Programmes and Linkages were among those present during the meeting.

abdulljj (not verified) wrote:

Sat, 2012-09-29 20:59

sounds interesting... its about time the school of engineering started to put in that global touch and streamline academics and research with the rest of the world.

Anonymous (not verified) wrote:

Sun, 2012-09-23 15:19

This is interesting, what about business courses? when is the likely date of the collaboration? Thanks.

Gatwang Gai (not verified) wrote:

Wed, 2012-09-05 11:39

This is a great move made by UoN. It's really going to push the reputation of the UoN to be among the world renowned universities.

zachy (not verified) wrote:

Fri, 2012-08-31 19:28

Good work .Just hope the help will be extended to us, as students.

Anonymous (not verified) wrote:

Thu, 2012-08-16 14:07

This is a great idea and we hope that these talks will be successfull as research collaborations with Curtin University especially on emerging sciences will be a great opportunity for us students as well.

James (not verified) wrote:

Fri, 2012-08-10 12:58

Hope you will offer PHD in computing, science, systems and technology.

Itubia (not verified) wrote:

Wed, 2012-08-08 16:14

Any progress from this meeting?
Am interested in some Industrial Psychology Course from Curtin.