The office of the Dean of Students was established in the early 70s and its primarily concerned with students welfare from entry to graduation. The office has had several Deans of Students with the current one being Mr.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; it established and strengthened professional associations, it offers a balanced spiritual environment for all religions to thrive, creates a conducive environment for students and staff with disabilities as well as offer counselling services. It also 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 in liaison with different University departments as well as with student leaders,parents and maintain contact with outside agencies and the community to help carry out the mandate of this office effectively and efficiently.
In 2014, the Office encouraged students’ positive involvement in internal and external events and partnered with students in programs planning and facilitation, 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 student leadership skills, gave students an awareness of topical issues such as HIV/AIDS, career guidance and counseling, often supporting student participation in projects that encouraged innovativeness and creativity, including a positive interaction with the community and the environment.
The office also addresses issues pertaining students with special needs and disseminates up-to-date information general to the university, and specific to the office.
The office relates 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 assist professional groups from the faculties and a few of them are quite active.