About Us


We’re not just another university. We’re a type of university, proud to be different; proud to not follow the crowd. While many institutions are becoming increasingly large and impersonal, we’re committed to being more supportive and distinctly more personal. Our University was founded on a bold vision of technology – a type of university that combines the best traditions with all the opportunities and advances of the modern world. We love education, and we believe in its power to transform lives. Above all, we believe that this experience should be both exciting and entirely unique to the individual. Our role is to support you to the best of our abilities, to provide you with the opportunities you deserve, and to treat you as much more than just a ‘student’. 

Technology is at the heart of our philosophy. The twenty-first century is characterised by change. We believe that this is something to be inspired by rather than resisted. The world is constantly evolving, and so are we. We will help you to develop the skills and insights that will always be relevant, no matter how things change further down the road. In a world where nothing ever stays the same, we all need to Learn to Succeed. 

That is what we do. Be bold and join us. 

Our Vision

Our vision and mission are consistent with the aspirations of the university as a whole that is; To be the number one choice for Business and Management in East and Central Africa.

Our Mission

1. To produce world class, creative and socially responsible graduates who are global thinking.

2. To provide and disseminate world class education to our students that shape organizations and businesses.

3. To integrate business and technology.

4. To engage meaningfully with society and develop practical solutions to common problems.

5. To encourage entrepreneurship and creativity.

6. To provide an education that includes practical skills.


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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the highest authority of the University and constitutes the ownership of the university. The overall function of the BOT is to exercise guardianship over the university.

The University Council

This is the supreme governing council of the university and is responsible for the overall administration of the university which includes oversight of administrative, financial and academic affairs. The Council makes policies and oversees their implementation by management.


Teaching at the University is spread across four academic schools each with their own personality and ethos which is reflected in the portfolio of courses. Whichever course you choose, you will experience study that is characterised by innovative and leading-edge approaches to learning and teaching, informed by the research and scholarly activity of our academic staff.

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