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
JaramogiOgingaOdinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) emerged top during this year’s Enactus Kenya National Expositionand was announced the 2018 National Champion. This was held in Pride Inn Hotel Nairobi on the 8th of June 2018, hosting 33 Universities both in the private and public sectors. JOOUST Entrepreneurial Action for us All (Enactus) project Panda Kenya, stood out as the most creative and impactful community oriented project. The team will proceed to represent Kenya in San Jose in the USA for the Enactus World Cup from 9th-11th October, 2018.
The Panda Kenya project aimed at supporting current government efforts to increase forest cover in Kenya, improve on community livelihood and food security. Its implementation took two phases; First, to rehabilitate land and forests towards increased farm productivity; and secondly to provide the community with a renewable source of energy in offsetting charcoal burning by production and use of water hyacinth briquettes.Read more ...
All students are informed as follows:
- That Senate has approved the December 2017 exam results. Subsequently the results have been released in the website.
- Please access your results from the JOOUST website by logging into your respective schools.
- Students who have Resits shall be advised on the next course of action.
- Those who whose names appear in the Deferred List should consult with their respective schools for advice.
Dr Walter Akuno, PhD
Registrar Academic Affairs
Announcement for Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) Masters and Short Course Enrolment for 2018/2019 Academic Year
JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
AFRICA CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE USE OF INSECTS AS FOOD AND FEEDS
The Africa Center of Excellence in Sustainable Use of Insects as Food and Feeds (INSEFOODS) is one of the 24 competitively selected Centers under the World Bank’s Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project II (ACE II).
The goal of INSEFOODS is to achieve long-term food and nutritional security by using insects as a cost-effective source of protein and other nutrients for food and feeds.
Students interested in conducting thesis research related to insects as food and feeds will qualify for a limited number of partial or full scholarships.
INSEFOODS seeks to offer a limited number of competitive Masters scholarships to eligible applicants.
Female and special groups are encouraged to apply.
- Full scholarship includes tuition, research and stipend.
- Partial scholarship will be for either thesis research or stipend only upon full registration and payment of tuition fees.
- Self-sponsored students or students with alternative scholarships are encouraged to apply.
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology wishes to announce to the 2017 KCSE candidates who have been placed by KUCCPS in other institutions and wish to transfer that applications are invited to fill vacancies in the following programmes:
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Bachelor of Education (Arts) with IT
Bachelor of Education (Science) with IT
Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education) with IT
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Bachelor of Business Administration with IT
Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Bachelor of International Tourism Management
More than 30 members of staff drawn from different sections within the University have been taken through Quality Management System Internal Audit Transition course that has equipped them with skills on how to audit the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Standard.
While giving his opening remarks for the three days training conducted at the Siaya County Club in Siaya County, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Agong’ challenged the trainees to be the best example in the University by performing their duties to the standards expected of them by the QMS procedures. In support of these statement, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Planning Administration and Finance who is also the Management Representative called on the staff to live up to the skills they have been given through the training.Read more ...
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology carried out two training sessions in Health Communication targeting Healthcare Service Providers within counties in the Western region of Kenya. The trainings were held between 23rd -24th April, 2018 in Vihiga County and 26th-27th April, 2018 in Busia County as part of 2017-2018 Financial Year Performance Contract target. The programme aimed at improving communication skills of Healthcare Service Providers for better service delivery in their respective facilities.
Previously, the University trained two hundred Healthcare Services Providers from Kisumu, Kisii, Homabay and Siaya Counties. Collectively, the programmehas equipped a total of three hundred Healthcare Service Providers with skills in health communication.
This is an initiative of JOOUST Outreach programme to transfer skills and knowledge to the community. The programme is offered in partnership with University of Nairobi and other Public Universities in Kenya to improve the working relationship between the Healthcare Service Providers with their clients.
JOOUST drama club triumphed in the just ended Kenya National Drama festivals that took place in Moi Girls and Lenana School in Nairobi County
JOOUST Drama Club triumphed in the just ended Kenya National Drama festivals that took place in Moi Girls and Lenana School in Nairobi County. The unshakable and disciplined team garnered 5 trophies in the categories as listed below:
1. Best item on Good Governance and Management practices
2. Best item on Enhancing our National Values
3. Best Narrative on National Cohesion and Integration
4. Best Narrator 2ND Runners up.
5. Best Actress Runners up
While receiving trophies at the main campus Bondo, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Agong' congratulated the Drama team for their excellent performance and has pledged support for such teams to help them realise their full potential while exhibiting their talents.Read more ...
JOOUST Medical Insurance Service Provider 2017 - Trident Panel Download
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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