Mount Kenya University (MKU) Main Campus, Thika

Mount Kenya University (MKU) Main Campus, Thika

Mount Kenya University (MKU) Main Campus, Thika – Details:
The Campus is located along General Kago Road, Thika town. It is the epicentre of all Mount Kenya University Campuses and hosts the offices of Chairman, Board of Directors, Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellors. It is also home to Medical School, College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Nursing , School of Pharmacy,School of Pure and Applied Sciences, School of Social Sciences,School of Business and Economics, School of Hospitality, Tours and Travel and School of Engineering & the Built Environment. The entire MKU history is anchored here. The acorn that grew into a giant oak was sown here.
“Birmingham of Kenya”
Thika town, the location of the MKU Main Campus is 45 Kilometres from Kenya’s capital Nairobi and about two Kilometres from the heart of Thika town, Kiambu County. Thika is an industrial town and is affectionately called the “Birmingham of Kenya.” Besides textile, food and chemical industries, the town also hosts various tourist sites notably 14 Falls and Chania Falls.
The acorn from which the giant university would sprout to spread its tentacles throughout the region was sown here in 1996. Five Kilometres East of the Main Campus is the proposed expansion site. It is a 23.5ha piece of real estate that will in future host a one-of-a-kind Science and Technology complex. Thika has a special place in the narrative of colonial Kenya, and is immortalize in texts such as The Flame Trees of Thika. The town has sprinkles of pan Africanism wherever you look; Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Wangari Maathai Gardens…to name but a few.
Few Pictorials for Main campus
Alumni Plaza
This 11-storey building at Thika Main Campus hosts all administration offices including office of the Vice Chancellor, Council, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Digital Varsity, and Finance Directorate.From its floor top you can have a breath taking scenery of Kiambu County.
Study Villas
The Main campus has over 50 study villas which are an extension of the library, the villas are well equipped with electricity sockets ,lighting system and internet hotspot to allow the student to conduct discussion groups and also private studies
Overview of Main Campus
Aerial View of the Main Campus
Aerial View of the Main Campus This aerial view shows gents hostels which include Batian, Nelion and Lenana wings.located besides the hostel is the student centres where students accesses all their personal upkeep services, the building also hosts the Deputy Vice Chancellor students Welfare and Alumni, office of the Dean of Students, Alumni office, clubs and Sports coordinator, University Counselor Chaplain and others.
The tall building is Chancellor’s Tower which is shared by academic offices and students lecture room, the top floor hosts CT hall commonly used to hold events and public lectures.
The L shaped building is known as FLT block and hosts the Journalism studio, Animal health labs and lecture room.
The last visible building is called MLT block its home to the ICT laboratories, Digital Lab, ICT Support offices and finally lecture rooms
The main campus has more facilities and few are captured in the photo. other key areas not shown is the library,Swimming pool,indoor games arena, laboratories,administration offices, basket ball court and ladies hostel
Student Council
Visit the students website for an updated here
General Kago Road
P.O Box 342-01000 Thika
Tel: +254-20 2088310, 2338148
Cell: +254 720 790796/ 789 126571
Fax: +254 20 2050315

See Also:

1About Mount Kenya University (MKU)
2History Of Mount Kenya University (MKU)
3Mount Kenya University (MKU) Contacts | Address
4Mount Kenya University (MKU) Campuses
5Mount Kenya University (MKU) Application Form
6Mount Kenya University (MKU) Online Application
7Mount Kenya University (MKU) Admissions – KUCCPS Students
8Mount Kenya University (MKU) Hostels
9Mount Kenya University (MKU) Fees Structure.
10Mount Kenya University (MKU) Academic Calendar May – August
11Mount Kenya University (MKU) Admission Letter
12Mount Kenya University (MKU) Admission List
13Mount Kenya University (MKU) Students Portal
14Mount Kenya University (MKU) Graduation List
15Mount Kenya University (MKU) Diploma Courses
16Mount Kenya University (MKU) Courses
17Mount Kenya University (MKU) Logo
18Mount Kenya University (MKU) Certificate Courses
19Mount Kenya University 16th Graduation Date
20Mount Kenya University Application Deadline
21Mount Kenya University Admission Requirements
22Mount Kenya University Intake
23Mount Kenya University Undergraduate Courses
24Mount Kenya University MKU Postgraduate Courses
25Mount Kenya University MKU Masters Courses
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