• Official handover of 64,000 books to 63 schools and community libraries at the main campus.

  • Review and validation workshop

    The suitability of prototype radio adverts and podcasts organized by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO -KNATCOM and the UNESCO Chair on community radio for Agricultural Education – Rongo University

  • Collaboration to promote teaching, learning and research.

    The Vice-Chancellor of Murang’a University of Technology, Prof. Dickson Nyariki (3rd from right) on 13th February paid a courtesy call to the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Samuel Gudu. Prof. Gudu was flanked […]

  • Japanese Government Scholarships

    Rongo University in conjuction with HIROYUKI FUTAKI from the Embassy of Japan, Japan Information and Culture Centre introducing postgraduate students to Japan, Japanese Culture and Government scholarships to university, secondary […]

  • Rongo University Literacy Campaign: Teacher Librarians Training

    Rongo University in partnership with African Library Project organized a one day seminar for teacher Librarians from Migori and Homabay counties. Sixty four (64) librarians from thirty one (31) schools […]

  • Mwanafunzi Investment Unit Trust Fund (WIUTF)

    Dr. James McFie (Chairman, WIUTF), Dr. Rachael Masake (Chair of council, Rongo University), Dr. Fredrick Ogola (C.E.O, WIUTF) and other visitors paid a courtesy call to the Vice Chancellor, Rongo […]

Welcome to Rongo University!

 

 

Rongo University is a leading University in the region, whose mission is to provide high quality education through teaching, research, community service and nurturing innovative graduates

Rongo University (RU), formally Rongo University College, was awarded Charter by H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya on 7th October 2016. The University is located 11 kilometers from Rongo Town, and 2.5 kilometers off the Rongo – Migori Highway. The mission of the University is to provide high quality education through teaching, research, community service and nurturing innovative graduate

 

 
 

Current News

VARSITY SENATE APPROVES REVISED COMMUNICATION AND  MEDIA STUDIES CURRICULUM

Rongo University Senate has approved a new curriculum for training journalists, media and communication professionals. At a Senate meeting chaired by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Samuel Gudu on 26th February, 2020, Rongo has now joined an elite group of higher education institutions that have adopted the UNESCO model for journalism education and media and information Read More…

 

UNESCO PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM REVIEW

UNESCO has pledged financial and technical support to assist Rongo University review its curriculum for journalism, communication and media studies.

This follows an appeal by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Gudu to the UNESCO regional director Ms. Ann Theresse Ndong Jatta to help the university complete the exercise which begun last year. Read More..

 

 

RONGO UNIVERSITY APPROVED AS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN  AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY IN LREB

Rongo University has been approved by Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) as a Centre of Excellence in Agriculture and Food Security. This was communicated to the University by the Chair of LREB, H. E FCPA Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya following the 5th LREB Summit which endorsed the collaboration between LREB and Universities/University Colleges. Read More..

 

Rongo University Cultural Week (2018/2019 Academic Year)

 

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Vice Chancellor’s Message

               Prof. Samuel Gudu

Vice Chancellor’s speech to first years during orientation

I wish to take this earliest opportunity to congratulate you for excellent performance at the KCSE examinations. Your presence here today is the clearest indication yet of your tenacity to succeed. You are among the over ninety thousand students admitted to various universities and university colleges… Read more

 

 

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