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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>>


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BMC Health Services Research Journal article publications from GLUK

A quasi-experimental assessment of the effectiveness of the Community Health Strategy on health outcomes in Kenya
Rose Olayo, Charles Wafula, Evalyne Aseyo, Constantine Loum, Dan Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S3 (12 May 2014)

Perceptions of health stakeholders on task shifting and motivation of community health workers in different socio demographic contexts in Kenya (nomadic, peri-urban and rural agrarian)
Beverly Ochieng, Edith Akunja, Nancy Edwards, Diana Mombo, Leah Marende, Dan CO Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S4 (12 May 2014)

Validity and reliability of data collected by community health workers in rural and peri-urban contexts in Kenya
Careena Otieno-Odawa, Dan Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S5 (12 May 2014)

Memo to all registered GLUK students



Date: 19TH  July 2012


Ugandan President compliments GLUK’s name and Courses

Image 1His Exellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda publicly acknowledged his admiration for the name Great Lakes University of Kisumu.  While addressing guests during the launch of the GLUK Educational Trust Fund, the Ugandan head of state repeatedly lauded GLUK's vision of choosing a name that envisioned a united and more focused Great Lakes region.  President Museveni also commended GLUK on offering an academic course on agribusiness, elucidating that making money out of agriculture was a key factor in driving poverty out of the great lakes region. The Great Lakes region in Africa consists of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi.



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