First year reporting dates 2023.According to a statement made by Ezekiel Machogu, all students who have obtained admission letters are expected to report to their respective institutions next week.
Machogu stressed during his testimony before the National Assembly Education Committee that pupils should not be turned away from school because of financial difficulties.
He promised that plans were being made to obtain funding for first-year students and that money would be distributed to colleges to help with their entrance.
Machogu stated that a letter to institutions requesting that they accept students into their programs would be delivered as a circular.
First year reporting dates 2023
This choice allays worries expressed by lawmakers about students’ ability to enroll in classes without financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, or fees.
Machogu emphasized that students should not postpone starting classes until they receive their financial aid
He further added that as of August 23, out of the 75,272 applications for scholarships and loans at universities, about 30% had been awarded money.
List of 122 degree course and programmes rejected by 2022 candidates
According to a report published in a local newspaper, 18 degree courses drew only one student each,
Meanwhile another 104 academic programs drew roughly ten students each.
KUCCPS admitted one student to a Bachelor of Science degree program in:
- Food Security,
- Soil Science,
- Dryland Agriculture,
- Biological Sciences,
- Geophysics and Mineralogy,
- Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology, and
- Environmental Chemistry.
Only seven students will be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Climate Change and Sustainable Development program.
The Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture program drew only eight students, while the Bachelor of Arts in Counseling degree drew five.
Seven students applied for the Bachelor of Arts in Theology program.
There were 16 students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Manufacturing, Industrial, and Textile Engineering).
Bachelor of Science in Zoology had two students, while Bachelor of Science in Geology had seven.
Instrumentation and Control Engineering received seven students, while Leadership and Management received five.
The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies had three students, while the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Technology had four.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management are two more programs that have low student interest.
- Bachelor of Science Networks and Communication Systems,
- Bachelor of Industrial Technology,
- Water Resource and Environmental Management, Environmental Resource Management,
- Library and Knowledge Management, and
- Bachelor of Arts Chaplaincy.
If the placed students choose not to attend these courses, the number of students taking them may decrease even further.
Students have already complained that KUCCPS has placed them in courses in which they are uninterested.
In one surprising instance, a Pangani Girls High School student who received a mean grade of A- (minus) was enrolled in the Nutrition Diploma program at the Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology