Nation Media Group CEO, Linus Gitahi visited Karatina University. In a meeting chaired by the VC, Prof. Mucai Muchiri, the two institutions explored ways they could work together within their mandate toward achievement of national goals.
The Counseling Department has organized a Peer Counselor’s Training at the Main Campus. The objective of the training is to develop and foster Peer counselors who will in turn transform and be role models to other students and the community.
Dr David Agassiz Research Associate, Museums of Natural History, London (Lepidoptera-taxonomist with interest in ecology) visited the University. He donated a generator to facilitate research on Moths since they come out at night.
The Director of the Confucius Institute (University of Nairobi), Prof. Guo Hong visited Karatina University to introduce Chinese language in the varsity Curriculum. The Director also donated teaching materials.
Karatina University Congratulates Deputy Vice Chancellor (ARSA) Prof. Peninah Aloo Obudho on her appointment by the President of the Republic of Kenya as Chairperson of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute.
Karatina University students donated blood in support of Garissa University College Terror Victims

Mt Kenya Marathon

Staff and Students of Karatina University participated in Mt.Kenya Marathon run in support for Education through Mathira Education Trust Fund, an initiative by Hon Peter Weru Kinyua MP Mathira.

Center for Liberation Movement Studies

Ghent University (Belgium) Post Graduate students visits Center for Liberation Movement Studies to research on Visual Representation of Mau Mau War in Kenya

The Austrian Ambassador to Kenya, H.E Hanald Gunther visited Karatina University

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Sensitization workshop on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ADA) prevention committee at Karatina University is mandated to carry out students & staff training on ADA prevention.
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DAAD Director and team Visit to Karatina University

Karatina University Vice Chancellor recieves texbooks donated by DAAD to envisaged German Language programme at the University.
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Excavation, Rehabilitation and Restoration of Mau Mau Trench

Karatina University in-conjunction with the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) and British Institute of East Africa (BIEA) has started the excavation, rehabilitation and restoration of Mau Mau trench that is right opposite Karatina University gate.
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