Mount Kenya University (MKU) is expected to join other institutions of higher learning in holding a virtual graduation ceremony.
The private university says it will hold its 18th graduation ceremony in October 9.
According to the university chancellor, Prof. John Struthers, the university will be joining other institutions such as Dedan kimathi University to hold virtual graduation ceremony following the outbreak of covid-19.
“On behalf of the university council, management board and senate, all our esteemed graduands who have qualified for conferment of degrees and various university awards are informed that the 18th graduation ceremony will be held virtually on October 9, 2020,” he said.
Prof. Struthers who will preside over the event and award diplomas and certificates and degrees, says the virtual graduation is in compliance with Covid-19 containment and preventive measures and ministry of health protocols.
The theme of the graduation is “embracing innovative digital technologies in higher education: excelling amidst emerging challenges”.
The list of prospective graduands has been posted on the University website. Any potential graduand whose name is not on the list has been advised to write to the respective school emails posted on the University website.
Online clearance for graduation should be done through the University Management Information System on the Link https://studentportal.mku.ac.ke.
Graduands appearing on the University website are required to have cleared financially with the University by September 14, 2020 for their names to be included in the graduation booklet.
All graduands are requested to verify their names by September 14, 2020. Any requests for changes in spelling and order of names should be done within this period at the respective campus admissions office.
Any request for change of name (s) must be supported by the relevant academic document(s).
All graduands intending to participate in the ceremony will attend the online rehearsal on Thursday, October 8, 2020.