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Vice Chancellor's Message

Prof. J. S. Chacha

Acting Vice Chancellor

Welcome to Maasai Mara University, a public University situated 150km the Southwest of Nairobi route to the great Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The vision of the University is to be a World-Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research, and consultancy services for development. Read More

School Of Natural Resources, Tourism And Hospitality

With more than 2M international tourist arrivals, over 1.5 billion US Estimated tourism receipts, and almost 4M domestic bed nights, it’s clear that the tourism industry in Kenya is thriving and the future of the sector is bright.

School of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries

The School of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries was started in September 2011, the School of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries is one of the most versatile schools in Maasai Mara University.

School Of Pure, Applied And Health Sciences

The school of science has more than thirty-two (32) teaching staff and a student population of over six hundred students (600). The school members of staff are involved in teaching and research in various areas.

School Of Education

The School of Education is one of the largest Schools in Maasai Mara University. Its main objective is to produce graduands who provide essential services to the nation and the world anchored in the Education Pillar of Vision 2030.

School Of Business And Economics

The School of Business and Economics was initially established as the School of Human Resource Development, Business, and Economics in May 2007, but adopted the current name in September 2011 following a reorganization of Schools intended to improve efficiency

Center For ICT And E-Learning

The Centre of Information Communication Technology & E-learning cuts across all the University Departments and sections and seeks to address the issues of emerging technologies prioritizing modernizing the university’s ICT infrastructure and services that support administrative, teaching, learning, and research activities.

Latest Development

University faculty has been involved in various activities and projects.
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Kelvin Mutava’s Role to a UNDP Student Ambassador

Kelvin Mutava  is  a student  leader, Chairperson of Maasai Mara University Students Association (MMUSA). He has a passion for leadership and spends most of his time outside classes pursuing initiatives that promotes and enhances this interest. Mutava is thriving in pursuit of his leadership dreams and enjoys creation of bridges between realms, making new connections, harnessing peace and giving young people hope, inspiration and mentorship.

Mutava has grown, not only within the University but as a global citizen and a leader. This success, he attributes to an opportunity offered to him by the MMUSA family. Having realised his potential as a leader, his journey has been on an ascending trajectory.

One key milestone is manifested in his membership of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Kenya Youth Sounding Board comprising of various youth leaders across Kenya. “I have been serving in the Board as a representative of all the University students in Kenya. I represent the Academia in this Board,” Mutava.

The UNDP Student Ambassador Initiative was a six months programme from 15th February 2022 to July 2022. Students from Norway, Switzerland, Jordan and Kenya had a rare opportunity and privilege to champion for the UNDP agenda in the University context. “I was privileged to represent not only my University but also my country Kenya,” Mutava said.

The programme also championed for other global and local development agenda such as:

Sustainable development goals (SDGs), The vision 2030 agenda, Vision 2063 Africa Blueprint, The United Nations Youth Strategy, “Youth 2030”, People living with disabilities inclusion in the UNDP, Youth decision making in the environment, and youth climate action.

Mutava is a proud recipient of a certificate of appreciation from UNDP. His advice is, “This University is big and full of opportunities. Being a student and a leader has helped me navigate not only within the University but also to find various opportunities and resources”.

The Mara river basin (MRB) in Kenya’s rift valley is currently undergoing rapid social, economic, and ecological changes driven by rapidly changing demographic, climate, and land use. These changes are likely to alter the ecological dynamics of biota, soil, and water quality in this landscape with concomitant changes in the long-term sustainability of this fragile arid and semi-arid (ASAL) landscape and its ability to provide ecosystem services and livelihood sources.

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We propose to develop a measure of character for Kenyan youth who live and are educated in a range of contexts, including rural schools, urban schools, and children who are homeless (i.e. “street children”). Our goal is to move beyond the often superficial acknowledgement of context in developmental science, which typically amounts to exploring mean differences using measures created and normed in western cultures.

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The agricultural sector is a leading driver of ecosystem degradation, health externalities, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Agriculture also provides positive benefits such as food for humans, feed for animals, fibres, raw materials, employment and cultural cohesion. Many of the negative and positive impacts are economically invisible, hence unaccounted for in public and private decision-making.

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Wood Scientist

Involved in intensive research pilot study of developing industrial Hemp wood substitutes such as Hemp particle Boards, Hemp MDF boards and Hemp hard wood.

Involved in the study of bamboo hard wood which he has identified can be combined seamlessly with the Hemp Hurds.

High lighting industrial Hemp’s potential:

  1. Environmental rejuvenation
  2. Significant input into Kenya achieving its 10% minimum forest cover target
  3. Hemp Charcoal briquettes

Live-stream on YouTube channel – 777Hemperor Time: 02:00 pm.

Events and Activities

Training Ajira Digital Kenya

Training Ajira Digital Kenya Ajira Digital is a government of Kenya programme launched by the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru that is geared towards enhancing youth employment in Kenya through online jobs. Ajira Kenya

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ICT Authority Smart Academy

Government Launches Digital Skills Training to 20 Million Citizens. The Kenya Government invites the public to register for various training on ICT literacy.

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Intake: January - May - September. Apply for admission. Admission Enquiries: reg.aa@mmarau.ac.ke

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