As a way of equipping university dons with model of the German Universities of applied Sciences concepts, Mount Kenya University academicians have attended a workshop at German Universities of Applied Sciences.
The workshop will be part of 2-year training (2018/2019).
The private university is represented by Dr. Mary Muriuki, the dean School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Eng. Fredrick Mulei who is the dean School of Engineering, Energy and the Build Environment, director for technical support, content development and design Dr Henry Yatich and Moses Nderitu who is an administrative staff.
The key pillars of UAS are Applied Research, Applied Teaching/Learning, and Technology Transfer.
The academicians are expected to be run through initiating university partnership conceptual seminars for both undergraduate and post-graduate students, re-structuring curriculum to incorporate, serving learning projects, problem based learning, enrich the blended learning to incorporate online video and install messaging, capacity building at faculty and university management, intentions concerning applied research labs, problem based research and projects, inter- and trans-disciplinary collaborative research, research heading to innovations as opposed to basic research, involvement of SMEs in research work in order to enhance the quality of their products and setting up industry focused labs for training.