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WELCOME TO THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

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THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE invites qualified applicants to apply for Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate Programmes commencing September 2021. APPLY TODAY. Email: info@tharaka.ac.ke, Phone: 0727016724/0721839583.

THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE UPCOMING MEDIA HOUSE TO BE EQUIPPED WITH ULTRA-MORDERN STUDIO

The Chancellor, Chuka University, Dr. Julius Rotich, The Principal, Tharaka University College, Prof. Peter Muriungi and The Chairman, Tharaka University College Council Dr. Timothy Kiruhi during the 9th Chuka University Graduation Ceremony held on 23rd April 2021

From left to right, CCF Julius Kamau, Prof. Peter Muriungi The Principal, Tharaka University College, Dr Chris Kiptoo Principal Secretary for Environment and Forestry and Akῦrinu Members During Tree Planting at Tharaka University College to Mark Akῦrinu @100 Years, Tharaka Nithi County Chapter.

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

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

The Chancellor, Chuka University, Dr. Julius Rotich, Vice Chancellor, Chuka University, Prof. Erastus Njoka, Principal, Tharaka University College, Prof. Peter Muriungi leading the Academic Procession during the 8th Chuka University Graduation Ceremony held on 18th December 2020

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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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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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Tharaka University College posts excellent performance attaining 2nd Best Performing State Corporation nationally, in the 2019/2020 Financial Year. New September 2021 intake ongoing. Call us Today: 0727016724, 0721839583 Email: info@tharaka.ac.ke

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THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes commencing MAY 2021. APPLY TODAY. Email: info@tharaka.ac.ke, registraraa@tharaka.ac.ke Phone: 0727016724/0721839583