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UON discusses collaboration with Curtin University
Prof. Magoha, Vice Chancellor shares a moment with Prof. David Wood, Curtin University.
In a bid to provide quality university education and training, the University of Nairobi has entered into talks with Australian based Curtin University.
Led by Prof. David Wood, Deputy Vice Chancellor, International, the Curtin University delegation paid a courtesy call to Prof. George Magoha, Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi (UON).
Prof. Wood said that Curtin University is looking to develop more strategic partnerships with reputable teaching and research institutions. The university’s expertise in the sciences and technology, as well as a commitment to international engagement, places the institution in an excellent position to develop mutually beneficial relationships with UON.
On his part, Prof. Magoha welcomed the discussions for potential future collaborations and intellectual exchanges. He said that the university is keen on research collaborations especially in different areas of specialization such as engineering, emerging sciences and public health. The partnership will also be a good opportunity for the two institutions to share experiences.
Prof. Lucy Irungu, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs and Prof. S. Mitema, Director, Centre for International Programmes and Linkages were among those present during the meeting.