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WELCOME TO THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

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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)

Students during a practical session at the Tharaka University College Computer Lab.

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Prof. Peter K. Muriungi, PhD
Message from the Principal

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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i love the outlook here i come TUC as a placed student in this institution

can you also upload pitches eg football pitch

Go go Tharaka university,,, here we belong,,, we lead others follow, great work by management team led by Our CEO Prof Peter K Muriungi.. Divinity has manifested itself always,,, #WithMuriungiMbeleIkoSawa

No turning back. God bless Tharaka University College in totality.

Am proud of this institution… Soo much our school our pride# forever TUC

Amazing progress..

Its a good university

What happen to the jobs you had advertised?

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The Higher Education Loans Board Page.Our new online portal is here and better than ever!! Make sure you register today. bit.ly/HELBAccountRegistration See MoreSee Less

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The Higher Education Loans Board undergraduate First-Time Loan Application for 2020/2021 is officially open!! Empower your dreams by getting the funding you need for higher education! APPLY NOW!

 

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when is the deadline to this application

Let’s share this out in our various social media platforms so that our young people aren’t left out of this funding.

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