What Crime Have Varsity Students Committed?

With the bold moves demonstrated by CUE, we hope to see the elimination of the free-for-all gold rush which diluted our education standards


The Commission for University Education (CUE), after examining 56 campuses in Nairobi, Lodwar, Western, Nyanza and in the Rift Valley, has found 10 of them lacking in standards.

The affected institutions were given 90 days to relocate students to accredited campuses, but Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i has extended the period to one year. The axe is also poised to fall on other substandard campus as crimes have varsity students committed?

CUE sets its sights on Central, Eastern, Coast and Nairobi regions. Nairobi campuses which had appealed against closure have until July 30 to address concerns raised in the evaluation report.

Fake certification of naive learners by corrupt administrators has poisoned academic works for too long. Education CS, Fred Matiang’i, in collaboration with CUE, are trying to bring sanity to the colleges.

Just as all Kenyans need protection from quack doctors, learners, sponsors and employers deserve quality assurance in…

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