The office of the Dean of Students was established in the early 70s and its primarilyconcerned with students welfare from entry to graduation.The office has had several Deans of Students with the current one beingMr.Johnson Kinyua Ireri having taken over from Dr. Fr. Wamugunda Wakimani D.Within the department there are also Assistant Deans of Students, Counselors, Chaplains and other administrative staff.
The office of the Dean of Students has achieved a lot since its inception, itsestablished and strengthened professional associations, it offers a balancedspiritual environment for all religions to thrive, creates a conducive environmentfor students and staff with disabilities as well as offer counselling services. Italso facilitates internship and employment opportunities for our students.
This office is situated at the main campus in Gandhi Wing (GW) on the ground floor next to Taifa Hall. Tel: 0204918121
The office of the Dean of Students is concerned with student affairs to helpaddress the holistic growth, development and wellbeing of students in supportof the University’s vision, mission and objectives. The officers often work inliaison with different University departments as well as with student leaders,parents and maintain contact with outside agencies and the community to helpcarry out the mandate of this office effectively and efficiently.
In 2014, the Office encouraged students’ positive involvement in internaland external events and partnered with students in programs planning andfacilitation, in order to enhance professional and personal well-being and nurturethe right values, strong social responsibility and responsible citizenship.In this effort, the office facilitated ongoing programs that developed studentleadership skills, gave students an awareness of topical issues such as HIV/AIDS, career guidance and counseling, often supporting student participation inprojects that encouraged innovativeness and creativity, including a positiveinteraction with the community and the environment.
The office also addresses issues pertaining to students with special needs and
disseminates up-to-date information general to the university, and specific tothe office.
The office related well with the Student Leadership (UNSA), facilitating them where necessary sometimes under very difficult circumstances.
The students’ associations carried out activities with some showing more integrity and maturity than others. The most active in this regard were: Kilirover
Scouts, WOSWA,MCCU; Rotaract; AIESEC;USIS; Peace Ambassadors among others.
We also assisted professional groups from the faculties and a few of them were