Zetech University, where excellence in education is unleashed
By Christine Mutegi
Selecting the right university is a critical decision that lays the foundation of a career path. This in turn sets the pace for the achievement of career goals and the level of satisfaction in the world of work. An institution of higher learning is where knowledge is nurtured, dreams take flights to reality, skills are honed, and passions are turned to purpose.
Top of the go-to institutions of higher learning is Zetech University. Zetech is a leading technology and entrepreneurial university in Kenya that is committed to promoting excellence in education and research by integrating innovation and technology to impact society.
Anchored on Integrity, Commitment to Excellence, Innovation, Customer Focus, and Teamwork; the ISO 9001:2015 certified and fully chartered University has a track record of over 25 years in nurturing holistic talents and producing market-ready graduates who are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in today's competitive job market.
Below are the captivating benefits that you stand to gain by enrolling in a course at Zetech University, which is the home of scholarly excellence and an unmatched student experience.
1. Quality Guaranteed
At Zetech University, quality is not just a promise; it's a guarantee. The institution has invested in highly trained and experienced faculty that is committed to delivering exceptional education through extensive industry experience and a passion for knowledge creation and dissemination.
Moreover, Zetech University takes pride in state-of-the-art learning facilities that provide a hands-on and conducive approach to academic pursuits. The modern lecture halls, well-equipped laboratories, and cutting-edge technology create a dynamic atmosphere that stimulates innovation and fosters creativity.
2. Timely Completion
Zetech University is cognizant of the value of fast-tracking an academic journey without compromising the quality of education
To ensure the timely completion of studies, the University applies a trimester system that allows students to complete their programmes in a shorter duration and give them a competitive edge in the job market.
Additionally, Zetech is an accredited center for Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) that provides students with flexibility and convenience in their academic pursuits. Students with prior recognised academic achievements and qualifications are eligible for unit exemptions, which not only saves time but also reduces the overall study expenses. The University also upholds timely feedback on students' academic progress by releasing exam results promptly to ensure that they stay informed and map out their careers.
3. Student Finance
In its quest to make quality education accessible to all, Zetech University offers affordable tuition fees with flexible fee payment schedules. This allows payment in installments and eases the burden by aligning with a wide range of financial capabilities.
Additionally, students have access to loans from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) which further provide financial support to students. The university also offers scholarship opportunities based on merit to provide students with opportunities to excel academically while alleviating their financial burdens.
4. Great Prospects
Zetech University goes beyond providing a theoretical approach to education by equipping students with practical skills that give them a cutting-edge advantage in the job market. From mandatory training on employability, entrepreneurship, and ICT to regular industry visits and immersion programs; students gain invaluable exposure to real-world practices and build essential networks with industry professionals.
The institution takes pride in its strong linkages and collaborations with industry experts which provide opportunities for internships, industrial placements, and mentorship programs. Connecting students with industry leaders opens doors to endless possibilities and paves the way for a rewarding career.
5. Vibrant Student Experience
Zetech University believes in nurturing well-rounded individuals who can thrive in the dynamic world of work.
Education at the institution goes beyond books and classrooms to incorporate a vibrant student experience that entails sporting and recreational activities, clubs, societies and comprehensive career guidance services to nurture an inclusive environment.
Moreover, Zetech University encourages international academic exchange programs that provide students with opportunities to broaden their horizons and experience diverse cultures. The institution also strongly emphasizes on industrial placement to ensure that students gain practical experience and establish valuable connections in their chosen career paths.
Zetech University not only meets but exceeds the standards of academic excellence in education, providing a transformative learning experience and unrivaled opportunities. Choose Zetech University and embark on a journey that will shape your future and empower you to make a lasting impact in the world.
By Christine Mutegi
Abdallah Faraj, Alliance High School alumni recounts his Zetech experience
We sat down with Abdallah Faraj Kipkoech to tell us why he chose Zetech and his experience so far.
He explained to us that he was motivated by member of the Board of Governors at Alliance High School, his alma mater, who knew the quality learning Zetech offered and how much every student who chose Zetech stood to gain. He thus chose to pursue a career in journalism and Zetech’s school of ICT, Media and Engineering.
His Zetech experience so far has met his expectations, with flexibility in fee payment, quality learning and resources, vibrant co-curricular engagements, timely completion of courses and great career prospects with links and mentorship by industry experts and a strong alumni network.
His favorite hangout spot is the Zetech green park that offers a serene and lush reading environment, and his most memorable moment is the campus hangout where various high caliber artists entertain students in an unforgettable night of fun and excitement.
Varsity Launches First Masters Program
Zetech University has unveiled its first Master of Business Administration (MBA) course in its sustained bid to develop market driven courses that are in line with the needs of the job market in various learning areas. The MBA is hoped to equip graduates with competencies in key areas such as entrepreneurship and innovation, finance and investment, business intelligence and analytics, human resource management, procurement and logistics, and strategic management. According to Vice-Chancellor Prof Njenga Munene, the MBA was developed following a high demand for a course that produces leaders who are change-makers in their areas of specialization in management. “Our institution has been on a steady “Our institution has been on a steady journey that has seen us grow from a diploma offering college to a fully commissioned degree offering University. This has given us a deep understanding ofhigher education and its market needs. Now that we have launched our MBA, we will begin working on our Ph.D. so that the chain is complete,” said Prof Njenga. The institution involved the commission for University Education (CUE), key industry players, and stakeholders from the inception to the launch of its MBA, to ensure that the MBA satisfies the current industry needs. Among these stakeholders are Samchi Group of companies, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and the Institute of Human Resource.
Varsity Launches Service Charter In Commitment To Provision Of Quality Services
It was pomp and colour at Zetech University’s Thika Road Campus, as the institution launched its Service Charter. In the conviction that Zetech University was founded through God’s inspiration to serve the public as an educational institution, the University gave its solemn pledge to serve the public as expected in the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and in line with our Core Values of Commitment to Excellence, Integrity, Customer Focus, Teamwork and Innovation. Lecturers and staff working at universities have a duty to efficiently serve students to facilitate smooth learning and quality installation of critical skills of problem-solving, the value of hard work, the importance of peace and harmony, and effective communication, among other skills. Speaking during the launch of the university’s Service Charter document, Prof. Munene maintained that quality service provision is intentional, not coincidental and that all staff should conform to the laid down policies to offer quality to all students. On its part, the University Management pledged to support staff in carrying out their duties effectively.
Zetech Signs Deal To Provide Joint Programs With The University Of Juba
Zetech University has signed a pact with the University of Juba that will see both institutions collaborate in academic and research cooperation. The Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) comes after Prof. John Akec, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Juba returned a courtesy visit made by Prof. Njenga Munene, the Vice-Chancellor of Zetech University to explore the possible areas of collaboration between the two institutions Prof. John Akec, the Vice-Chancellor and Prof. Rev. Milton Lado, the Director of International Affairs at the University of Juba signed a pact with Zetech University that will see both institutions launch joint programs in Hospitality and Tourism among other mutually beneficial projects. Speaking after signing the pact, Prof. Njenga Munene explained that the MoU would mid-wife the birth of a wide range of collaborations including staff and student exchanges, joint University curriculums and joint research and consultancies together. Both institutions intend to kickstart training between the two countries this year and hope that the engagement will strengthen the diplomatic relations between Kenya and South Sudan. On his part, Prof. John Akec lauded the move by Zetech University to seek academic partnerships outside of Kenya and expressed optimism about the success of the MoU Prof. John Akec, the Vice-Chancellor and Prof. Rev. Milton Lado, the Director of International Affairs at the University of Juba signed a pact with Zetech University that will see both institutions launch joint programs in Hospitality and Tourism among other mutually beneficial projects. Speaking after signing the pact, Prof. Njenga Munene explained that the MoU would mid-wife the birth of a wide range of collaborations “This MoU will open doors to opportunities such as staff and student exchanges, joint University curriculums and joint research and consultancies together. Both institutions intend to kickstart training between the two countries this year and hope that the engagement will strengthen the diplomatic relations between Kenya and South Sudan,” said Prof. Njenga. On his part, Prof. John Akec lauded the move by Zetech University to seek academic partnerships outside of Kenya and expressed optimism about the success of the MoU. “I commend Zetech University for reaching out to us and initiating this MoU and look forward to successful projects with Zetech under the leadership of Prof. Njenga Munene,” noted Prof. Akec.
Varsity Holds Inaugural Disability Awareness Day
Zetech has held its first Disability Awareness day in an effort to encourage disability inclusivity and end stigma among students. Speaking during a disability awareness forum organized by Zetech University, education, humanitarian organizations representatives among other stakeholders rooted for inclusiveness of disabled persons in educational institutions and workplaces for them to feel being part of the nation builders. Zetech University Vice-Chancellor Professor Njenga Munene pointed out the need to continue supporting the local community by engaging in activities that help improve their status in the community. The University has been at the forefront in innovating solutions to help disabled persons live meaningful lives by implementing a disability mainstreaming policy that provides a framework for identifying and removing any structural, organizational, physical, and attitudinal barriers for persons with disabilities. “Zetech University is on a journey to becoming a disability-inclusive institution, where all students will be able to invent their future from a level playing field. One of our innovators, founder, and CEO TotoSci Holding limited; Anthony Muthungu invented the intelligent Alex cane to enhance convenience among visually impaired people. As an institution whose stronghold is ICT and innovation, we are on a journey to ensure that the University practices and facilities are not intentionally or involuntarily discriminatory, or present unnecessary barriers to students and staff.