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Tharaka University College International Research eConference will be held on 18th - 20th November 2020. You are invited to submit your abstracts, papers, posters and exhibits to research@tharaka.ac.ke.

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The Principal poses for a group photo with workshop participants during the 1st Workshop on Writing Fundable Research Proposal held on 25th February 2020

From Right to Left, Prof. Erastus Njoka - Vice Chancellor Chuka University, Prof. Peter Muriungi - Principal, Tharaka University College, Prof. Levi Musalia - Deputy Principal AF&P and Prof. Veronica Nyaga - Deputy Principal Academic during the Tharaka University College Open Day held on 15th February 2020

Conference participants during the 1st Annual Tharaka University College Research Conference held on 27th November 2019

Tharaka University College provides a serene environment for learning, creativity and innovation.

Tharaka University College provides a serene environment for learning, creativity and innovation.

Linguistics in Kenya Experience (LIKE) participants; [left] Giel Vanbustselaar (Leiden University, Netherlands) and [right] Patrick Kanampiu (Tharaka University College, Kenya) having a data elicitation session with a native speaker of Kiitharaka. Photo courtesy of Dr. Jenneke Van der Wal (Leiden University, Netherlands)

Linguistics in Kenya Experience (LIKE) participant Nina (Leiden University, Netherlands) presents her research plan during LIKE Field School at Tharaka University College. Photo courtesy of Dr. Jenneke Van der Wal (Leiden University, Netherlands)

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Reopening of the University College

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Online Reporting and Learning Guidelines

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HELB Loan Application

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Prof. Peter K. Muriungi, PhD
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Tharaka University College, a Constituent College of Chuka University, is an institution of higher learning located in Tharaka South Sub-County, in Tharaka Nithi County, Near Gatunga Town. The University College was initially established as a Campus of Chuka University in September 2015. The Campus was established to give the people within the region, Kenya and beyond access to quality and affordable University education.

The Campus was elevated to the status of a University College through Legal Gazette Notice No. 146 of 10th July, 2017 after approval by His Excellence President Uhuru Kenyatta. Since inception, Tharaka University College has continued to enjoy unprecedented growth in student and staff population, as well as academic and research activities. Tharaka University College endeavors to be a centre of excellence and a leading institution in matters pertaining to dryland farming, mining and other areas of national and international strategic focus.

Tharaka University College is located in a serene environment suitable for learning.  Our students not only enjoy quality education but also an opportunity to enjoy the serene environment in the University and environs.

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to Tharaka University College. We endeavor to create a strong knowledge base through teaching, research and innovation and disseminate this knowledge to produce all rounded graduates with problem solving skills for the transformation of society.

Prof. Peter K. Muriungi, Ph.D,

PRINCIPAL/CEO

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History of Tharaka University College

Tharaka University college was established as a Campus in September 2015 and later elevated to a constituent university college of Chuka University in February 2017.

Tharaka University College is located at Marimanti in Tharaka-Nithi County at approximately 230 km from Nairobi City along the Nairobi, Embu, Kathwana and Marimanti town.

Tharaka University college is geared towards the provision of globally competitive quality education, training
and research for sustainable development with a bias in environmental sustainability.

An adaptive center of excellence in teaching, research, innovation and outreach for societal transformation.

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Following the directive from the Government on reopening of tertiary institutions, we circulated a memo on 30th September, 2020, of reopening for finalists. On 5th October, 2020, the University College Academic Board, on its 12th sitting, approved reopening for all other groups.

Tharaka University College wishes to inform ALL students in final year of study (Bachelors, Diploma and Certificate), that they are required to report back to the University College on 5th October, 2020 to continue with learning.
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Tharaka University College welcomes all New Academic Year 2020/2021 Students to commence Online Learning from 30th September 2020. Visit your e-learning portal to access the service.

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