IU Hosts Linux Partners’ Skills Development Training


Inoorero University is hosting Linux Professional training. The free training is aimed at imparting and continuously developing Linux trainer skills in universities.

The current workshop has drawn 25 participants from various universities which include Inoorero University, Catholic University of East Africa, Kenya Methodist University, Multimedia University, Technical University of Kenya, Machakos University College, IAT and Defco.

IU holds Free Mapping Developers Training

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Inoorero University held the Mapping developers training on 27th March 2013 at the University.
The event was sponsored by MapIt, which is a mapping company based in South Africa.

The mapIT Developers Day was hosted in Nairobi on Monday, March 25, 2013 after a successful mapIT Developers Day held last year in October 2012. The event was hosted in association with mapIT’s Kenyan partner, Integrat – a leading mobile aggregation services provider. The mapping company is looking at expanding their service offering across Africa.

May 2013 Intake in Progress

Inoorero University is pleased to announce that registration for May 2013 intake is currently ongoing! To progress from Certificate to Diploma or Diploma to Degree, kindly visit the main reception at Inoorero Centre, Parklands. All students who are currently completing their course are eligible for progression. See attached poster for courses offered.



The Innorero University Council has confirmed the appointment of Professor Esther Wangui Muchira Tirima as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affair) with effect from 1st February 2013.

The appointment of Prof. Koi was conveyed by the Vice Chancellor Professor Henry Thairu to the entire IU community.

Google Training (E-mail Forwarding and SMS Notification)

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The Google Student Ambassador (GSA) organized a one day event to train students on how to receive short message services (SMS) notification when they receive an email and reply to the e-mail on the go. This would help the students when they are on holidays and do not have internet access.

Besides the training on e-mail forwarding and sms notification, the participants also got a chance to learn the following applications:
- Google +
- Google Calendar
- Google Docs


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The Inoorero University Distance and E- learning (D and E) department held its induction for new and change of mode students on Saturday February 16, 2013.

This particular event was meant to orient the new D&E students into the IU D&E system and to give them a chance to interact with their lecturers, D and E staff, as well as the university management.


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Top 100 finalists for the 2013 Enablis Business Plan Competition (BPC) from all the 47 counties have gathered at Inoorero University for the next three days for training.

The participants are drawn from four sectors: Green and ecological business including social businesses, media, marketing and communication, arts, sports, logistics, tourism and recreation, business and professional service, Information and communication technologies including business processing and outsourcing and Agri-business including manufacturing.

Global Universities Ranking Released.

The 2012 bi-annual report for Universities performance was released on Thursday 6, February 2013 by Webometrics the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions in the world.

In the study Inoorero University was ranked at position 454 out of 853 in Africa and position 29 out of 44 in Kenya http://www.webometrics.info/en/Africa/Kenya. Globally IU was placed at number 16051.

The ranking is important for universities in terms of international recognition and branding, which in turn attracts students, faculty and research grants.

Prof. Thairu: Don't sell Linux, Sell what Linux can do

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The second free hands-on training on Linux took place on 14th to 25th January 2013 where learners acquired skills on configuration. The ten day training workshop was organized by the department of Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS) at Inoorero University as a corporate citizenship activity with a total of 15 participants.

Housing Finance signs MoU with IU on Capacity Building


Inoorero University and Housing Finance Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wenesday, January 16, 2013 to undertake academic, entrepreneurial and professional development training.The MoU was signed by IU Vice Chancellor Professor Henry Thairu and the HF Foundation Executive Director Ms Winnie Imanyara.

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