Welcome to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) is a centre of excellence in training, research and community outreach services offering practical and market oriented courses.
The University is a premier institution of higher learning offering relevant and quality market driven academic programmes for steering Socio-economic development. The University is strategically located at the quiet serene beaches of Lake Victoria and focuses on the development of Kenya’s cultural heritage through the utilization of the vast natural resources for academic advancement and research purposes premised on improving the socio-economic status of communities.
Prof. Stephen G. Agong’, PHD, FAAS - Vice Chancellor
JOOUST through a collaboration with KEFRI and Siaya County Government officiated tree planting through adopting trees it the midst of the rainy season. Flagged by the Deputy Governor of Siaya County Dr. James Ouko Okumbe and the Vice Chancellor Professor Stephen Agong’, this is aimed to have an exceptional climate, adequate rainfall and promote food security within Siaya.
The University held its 4th Disability day on the 27thand 28th March 2018 at the University Sports ground to a display of pomp and colour form the various groups and special schools that attended the event. The theme for this years’ event was, “Towards Inclusivity.”
The annual event is an appreciation of the special group of persons with various disabilities and focuses on the talents and abilities of the special groups of persons. The colorful event was officially opened by the Chief Guest, Hon. Dr. David Sankok who was accompanied by his colleague in parliament Hon. Tom Odege.
While opening the event, Hon. Sankok, thanked the University’s management for the gesture and consideration for organizing the annual event without fail in celebration of different special talents of persons with disabilities. He reiterated his commitment to always attend the JOOUST disability day and said that he was touched by the University’s commitment to serve persons with disabilities.Read more ...
JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology held its 5th Graduation Ceremony on the 23rd of March 2018 at its Main Campus in Bondo. The event was celebrated in pomp and colour as about 1500 graduands were conferred with Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in various fields.
The Chief Guest during the event was the Principal Secretary, State Department of University Education and Research, Prof. JaphetMicheniNtiba. Prof. Ntiba, praised the University’s Management for the good work and effort it had put in promoting research and innovation. He assured the University that him together with the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education, Amb. Dr. Amina Mohamed would pay a courtesy call to the University to learn more about its success. He lauded the University for the prudent management of resources and said that he could welcome the Vice-Chancellor for talks with other Universities to emulate JOOUST.Read more ...
JOOUST’S Entrepreneurial Action for Us (ENACTUS) hosted the Lake Region Based Universities Leadership Forum
JOOUST’S Entrepreneurial Action for Us (ENACTUS) hosted the Lake Region Based Universities Leadership Forum on the training of community development projects at the University.
ENACTUS KENYA through its programmers Manager, Ms. Beryl Jumba, who was the chief guest trained the members on networking programs and employability skills in the dispensation of job creators.
Ms. Jumba promised to support the move to develop projects that would benefit the community at large.
In attendance were other ENACTUS Chapters of Maseno, Moi and Masinde Muliro Universities.
ENACTUS JOOUST chapter is currently engaged in several activities in preparation for the upcoming National Expo in June 2018.
Students Association of JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology (SAJOOUST) were taken through a leadership training focusing on leadership and management for a world class university student shortly after assuming office.
The well-organized event was coordinated from the dean of student’s office headed by the Dean of Students, Prof. Christopher Gor, who also was the one in charge of the lead sessions.
The students were taken through important issues that were geared towards setting them apart from student leaders from other Universities. The intense 3-day training focused on key areas of leadership that involved topics covering, students personal security within communities and the nyumbakumi initiative, student leaders diplomatic training and etiquette and the promotion of the Institution’s corporate image, social media and the press; what is it for the student leader?, Instruments of University Governance and the Students leaders Constitutional dispensation, academic integrity and Implications for student leaders, understanding student diversities and communities as a basis of open engagement and peer guidance and reinvigorating student finances under transformative leadership; How to fund raise and the role of tuck shops.Read more ...
JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology opened its doors to the public through an Open day which took place on the 22nd and 23rd February 2018. The 2-day event was a forum through which the public and students interacted with faculty staff to learn more about the University Programmes and other activities offered at the University and provide feedback on services rendered by the Institution.
The University community showcased milestones on Research, academic programmes and outreach activities. Student support services and recreational programmes was also be exhibited to the public.
Schools which display their innovations and programmes were the School of Agricultural and Food Sciences,School of Biological and PhysicalSciences which displayed an automated intergrated poultry feeder, School of Health Sciences,School of Engineering and Technology, School of Spatial Planning and Natural Resource Management, School of Informatics and Innovative Systems,School of Mathematics and ActuarialSciences,School of Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Business and Economics.Read more ...
1.0 GRADUATION DATE
JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology wishes to inform ALL candidates who qualified for the conferment of various degrees and award of diplomas and certificates of JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology in the Academic year 2016/2017 that the Graduation Ceremony will take place on Friday23rd March 2018 starting at 8.00am at the Main Campus, Bondo.
2.0 CONFIRMATION FOR GRADUATION
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TO: ALL CONTINUING STUDENTS
Kindly check your results from the University website www.jooust.ac.ke. Those with retakes should collect the RETAKE LETTERS from the Registrar, Academic Affairs on or before 28/09/2017.
Note that students with RETAKES shall not proceed to the next year of study.
- RETAKE – Kshs. 6,800/- per unit
- RESIT – Kshs. 300/- per unit
Students with RETAKES who proceed to the next year of study against this advice shall face serious disciplinary measures.
Dr. Walter Akuno
REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS)
|S/N||Project Title||Principal Investigator||Funding Organization|
|1||The Ground water 2013: Sustaining Groundwater safety in Peri-urban areas||Dr. Lorna Grace Okotto||Natural Environment Research Council; Economic & Social Research Council and DFID|
|2||Retention and Sustainability of Community Health Workers in Improving Community Case Management of Malaria||Prof. Yaw Afrane||World Health Organization|
|3||Enhancing Production, Value Addition and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (cowpea, spider plant, nightshades, amaranth, pumkin), French Beans and Mushrooms among Smallholders Farmers in Kenya.||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||KAPAP Competitive Grant System (KAPAP-CGS)|
|4||Improving Livelihoods among Small scale farmers in East Africa through improved Horticulture Production||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||German Government|
|5||Wealth creation and climate change mitigation through AIVS production in Western Kenya among small scale farmers||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|6||Early Warning Systems for Improved Human Health and Resilience to Climate-sensitive Vector-borne Diseases in Kenya||Prof. Benson Estambale||World Health Organization|
|7||Combating Poverty and Building Democracy through the Co-production of Participatory Waste Management Services. The Case of Kisumu, Kenya.||Dr. Michael Oloko||Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICDL)|
|8||Improvement and Conservation of Sunrise Springs water Quality and Quantity for Sustainable Domestic and Irrigated Soya Bean-based Cropping System in Western Kenya.||Prof. George Ouma||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|9||Characterization, Chemical and Microbial Analysis of SennaDidymobotyra in Kenya.||Prof. Beatrice Anyango||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|10||Pamoja Project: Aid is working. Tell the World.||Dr. Charles Oduke||Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation|
|11||Analysis of the Level of Chemical Contaminants in Portable Water Sources in Rarieda and Bondo Regions, Siaya County.||Mr. EnosWambu||JOOUST|
|12||Unravelling the Anti malarial Agents from ErythrinaAbyssinicaLornchcarpusEriocalyxand AlysicarpusOvalifoliusa||Dr. Regina Nyunja||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|13||Establishment of Regional Special Needs Assessment Laboratory at JOOUST||Mr. Walter Akuno||National Council for Persons with Disabilities|
|14||Equipping of Special Needs Laboratory||Mr. WanyeraSamwel||National Council for Persons with Disabilities|
|15||Community-based Seed Multiplication and Dissemination of Sorghum Seed Systems Technology in the Lake Victoria Basin.||Mr. Walter Akuno||Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project|
|16||Screening of Avocado Rootstocks for Tolerance to Salinity, Water Logging and Diseases for Food Security and Income Generation||Prof. George Ouma||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|17||Improving Production, Processing and Marketing of three Priority Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya||Dr. Darius Andika||Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project (KAPAP)|
|18||Genetic Diversity, Chemical Composition and anti-microbial Properties of SENNA DIDYMOBOTYRA (FRESEN) H.S. IRWIN & BARNEBY)||PascalineCheruto||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|19||Addressing Drinking Water Quality Challenges in Developing Countries- Case Study of Lake Victoria Basin.||Prof. S. Wandiga and Prof. Anthony Rodgrigues||USAID|
|20||Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS at the University||Mr. Akuno Walter||NACC|
|21||Kisumu Local Interaction Platform||Mistra Urban Futures; Sweden|
|22||Developing Capacity of Local Communities for Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture||Lake and Seas Resources Co. and JOOUST|
|23||Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable use of Water Hyacinth in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya||Prof. Anthony Rodrigues||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|24||Anti malarial and Anti Microbial Activities of Lornchcarpus and Alsycarpus||Dr. Regina Nyunja||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
GRADUATION SPEECHES 2017
GRADUATION SPEECHES 2016
- GRADUATION SPEECH 2016 - PROF. STEPHEN G. AGONG'
- GRADUATION SPEECH 2016 - DR. FRED MATIANG'I
- GRADUATION SPEECH 2016 - DR. MWANDOTTO
- ACCEPTANCE SPEECH 2016 - DR. VIMAL SHAH
OTHER SPEECHES 2016