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May 2021

Egerton Has Adequate Covid-19 Isolation Facilities

In collaboration with the Faculty of Health Services and the Nakuru County Government, the Division has constructed hand-washing facilities in all University entry/exit points and within all buildings... read more..

AICAD Trains Kakamega Bodaboda Riders

The African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) is a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to link knowledge to application. The AICAD–Kenya country office is domiciled at Egerton University’... read more..

Egerton Launches Queen Bee Rearing Technology

Egerton University, through the support  of the University Council, has launched a Bee Research and Demonstration Unit (BRDU) at the Agro-Science Park and the Dryland Research Training and Ecotou... read more..

DRTEC Enhances Biodiversity Conservation in the Lake Bogoria Landscape

DRTEC's role in transforming lives through extension and community community engagement has not been easy during this Covid-19 pandemic. Most of the planned activities had to be cancelled or scal... read more..

Tegemeo Institute Lands Strategic Research Partnerships

Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Developement, Egerton University, is a leading provider of evidence and knowledge for accountability and learning, to catalyse agricultural and rural secto... read more..

Council and UMB Visit Chemeron DRTEC

On 21 May 2021, the Dryland Research Training and Ecotourism Centre (DRTEC) hosted the Egerton University Council and the University Management Board (UMB). ... read more..

Egerton Annual Research Conference Goes Virtual

The Division of Research and Extension's core functions include coordination and development of relevant policy documents in the following core areas: research, extension services, consultancy service... read more..

8th Edition of the Mau - Egerton University Cross Country

The substantive date for 8th edition of the Mau-Egerton University Cross Country is Saturday, 5th February 2022. The event will be held at Egerton University Sports Ground Njoro Campus. ... read more..

Despite Covid-19, the LWM Programme Continues to Thrive

The Limnology and Wetlands Management Programme (LWM) is part of the Education and Research Hub for the Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems in East Africa (AQUAHUB) project. ... read more..

BUGS / FAP Adjusts to Covid-19 through Virtual Interactions

BUGS/FAP is mandated with the review of, and recommendation to the Senate on, the quality of undergraduate programmes. The Board also coordinates and facilitates field/industrial attachment (FA) and t... read more..

TAGDev Trains a New Generation of Agleaders

Egerton University, the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), and Gulu University in Uganda are implementing a programme titled “Transforming African Ag... read more..

CESAAM Zeroes in on Food Security

The Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management (CESAAM) is funded by the World Bank in collaboration with the Kenya Government, and supports students, faculty and part... read more..

Department of Chemistry at Forefront of Fight against Covid-19 on Campus

Since the inception of the Faculty of Science 34 years ago we have always endeavoured to provide our learners with an excellent foundation in line with the institutional Vision, Mission and Core Value... read more..

Egerton Scholar Awarded Multiple Grants

Prof. Patience M. Mshenga of the Faculty  of Agriculture is the Principal Investigator in three award-winning projects: Strengthening Agri-Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement Training in Ea... read more..

BA Is Both Challenging and Exciting

I was admitted to Egerton University at Njoro to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2016. The opportunity allowed me to study three  disciplines,  and  I  settled  for E... read more..

Department Builds Complex to Address Water Issues

The Department of Agricultural Engineering has  been facilitating  its  staff  members and students in a number of ways.  For example, to address the challenges of the Covid-1... read more..

FOLLAP trains Chiefs and their Assistants on ADR

In its quest to promote access to justice among vulnerable members of the community, FOLLAP has trained a section of Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs in Nakuru Country on alternative dispute resolutio... read more..

Alumni Fly Egerton University Flag High

There are several things that determine what makes a university capable of producing quality graduates. One is the quality of its programmes. Another is a highly qualified academic staff, as well as c... read more..

University Prepares for Future Webometrics Rankings

In the latest Webometrics ranking (January 2021 edition), the University ranked number 1,887 worldwide (out of over 30,000 higher education institutions), number 37 in Africa, and number 2 in Kenya. D... read more..


Egerton University Marks World Bee Day

Egerton University marked World Bee day on 20 May 2021 by launching an innovative technology for rearing queen bees to increase quality honey production and pollination services. At the launch, Mr Jos... read more..

Egerton University once again tops in rankings

Egerton University has once again topped in University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) rankings system. ... read more..

What do I do to protect my friends and family from COVID-19?

If you are a contact of a person who has COVID-19, or who has received a positive COVID-19 tst result, remember that contracting the virus is no one's fault. ... read more..

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