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  • Vacancies

    The University is looking for a highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team player to fill in the under listed positions:




    • To formulate policies, strategies, systems, procedures and practices for the University’s academic quality assurance and improvement;
    • To promote the culture of academic quality within the university through assisting the University Quality Assurance Committee in developing and fostering a quality culture;
    • To ensure effectiveness of academic advising and course registration through feedback from students, follow up on teaching performance and effectiveness, smooth administration of examinations, advise the management on how the system is performing in regards to quality, and suggesting improvement strategies;
    • To analyze student evaluation data and generate reports for both quality assurance and management purposes;
    • To advise on program and course approval and development  in compliance  with the Commission for University Education (CUE) Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Universities in Kenya;
    • To develop and  review  quality assurance Standard Operating Procedures;
    • To receive and analyze reports submitted by various committees for strategic university decision-making;
    • To coordinate  the preparation of annual reports for internal and external Stakeholders;
    • To monitor national and international developments in Quality Assurance  and advise the Management Board and the University Council;


    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • A Masters degree in Business Studies/Management, Social Sciences from a recognized University.
    • Relevant work experience is highly desirable
    • Have good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics.
    • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
    • knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of Quality Assurance
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases
    • Masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage.

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Quality Assurance Officer.”




    Provide general advice and counsel to the university’s administration on a variety of issues, laws and regulations.

    • · Conduct legal research and prepare responses to complaints and legal actions initiated against the university.
    • · Develop and conduct training for the university’s community on various topics including procurement, employment, etc.
    • · Develop, amend and advice on university policies and procedures.
    • · Advise the University Governing Council and the Management on legal and guidelines to the operations of the University.


    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Law or legal studies.
    • At least 3 years of professional work experience in law.
    • Knowledge of University sector and regulative framework.

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Legal Officer.”




    • Develop a University – wide communication strategy and procedures.
    • Oversee implementation of the university’s communication strategy and procedures.
    • Prepare, monitor and evaluate the university’s communication plans
    • Manage and coordinate communication, marketing and promotion activities and events for the university.
    • Take lead in dissemination of university communication materials such as reports and newsletters to relevant stakeholders.
    • Develop key promotional messages in consultation with the various Faculties, departments and Schools.


    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • A Masters degree in Mass Communication.
    • At least 3 years work experience in relevant field
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent writing and editing skills

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Communication Officer.”

    Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany the email application.

    Applications should be addressed to


    Vice Chancellor,

    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Main Campus, Off Miwani Road,

    P.O. Box 2224-40100 Kisumu.


    Send an electronic copy in PDF format by email to vcoffice@gluk.ac.ke

    Applications must be submitted on or before 9th May 2016.

    GLUK is an equal opportunity employer: Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Memo to all Continuing Students




    TO: All Students

    FROM: The Acting Finance Officer

    SUBJECT: Fees during May to August 2016 Semester

    DATE: 20th April 2016

    You are hereby notified that 50% fees should be paid before 31st May 2016 failure to which will lead to an automatic discontinuation from attending lectures.

    You are further advised that you should ensure at all times that you are registered for the semester course units to be billed appropriately.


    Frank Kirwa


  • May 2016 Programmes on offer

    Admissions are ongoing for May-August 2016 to full time, part time and; Open Distance Learning academic programmes. At a glance <<click here to find all academic programmes>>


Webmail usage

Please contact the web administrator ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) if you have not been issued with an email address. Be sure to provide your name, department, and employee number.

Step 1

Enter your email address and password in theWebMail Login form found on the top-left side of the GLUK webite Home Page.

Click Login Button and you will be sent to the webmail control panel.

Webmail Login Form







Step 2

Webmail Control panel

Once you login you will see the webmail control panel (cpanel) which offers various options on how to view and administer your email account.

Webmail Cpanel



Viewing emails

The current version of the webmail cpanel gives you the option of viewing emails using one of three email clients.

  1. Horde
  2. RoundCude
  3. SquirrelMail

You can try alll three and selecty one that fits your needs.

To try all three:

  • Click on the logo of the mail client you wish to use
  • Once you are in the inbox you can freely use the features offered by the email client
  • If you are done evaluating, click back to return to the cpanel and try a different email client
  • Note: Any changes you make in one email client will be reflected on the others.


Other Cpanel options

  1. Change Password
  2. Forwarding
  3. Auto Responders
  4. Configuring Mail Client e.g. Outlook
  5. Box Trapper
  6. Email Delivery Route
  7. Email Filtering

1. Change Password

This option allows you to enter a new password for your webmail account. It is imortant to enter a relatively complex password

  • using letters, numbers, and symbols. This will ensure that you official GLUK email address is secure, and can not be used by malicious parties.
  • You can use the password generator if you can not come up with a strong enought password of your own.
  • Make sure that your new password is something you can remember easily, and do not write it down where it can be easily accessed if at all.
  • Your new password will need your new password the next time you login to webmail.


2. Forwarding

If a mailbox exists for the forwarded address, mail will still be delivered to the mailbox as well as being forwarded. For example: You can have your emails forwarded to hotmail, but a copy will be stored in your GLUk webmail account inbox.
Email can also be forwarded to a special :fail: address - this in effect discards the email, and is useful if you receive lots of spam at a particular address.
Email can also be forwarded (or "piped") to a program or script for processing...

Forwarders allow you to send a copy of all mail from one email address to another. Email forwarding can also redirect email going to one address and send it to several other addresses without the sender knowing. It can also forward email going to several different addresses to a single email address. You can forward emails to any address, not just those under your own domain name e.g. hotmail, yahoo and gmail.

3. Auto Responders

Step 1: To access the auto responders menu, click on the Auto Responders icon on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

Web Mail Auto Responder



Step 2: To add a new auto responder, click on the [Add Auto-responder] button.



Step 3: Enter the email address you wish to send the auto-responses from, the name you wish the message to come from, the subject of the auto-response email, select a character set from the drop-down menu and choose whether the message will be displayed in HTML format. Finally, type in the message in the Body field.






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