Education Briefs

Egerton/Western Michigan (Universities) joint program
Under the (2 plus 2) study arrangement, a student will study for two years at Egerton University (Nakuru, Kenya), and the final two at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Eligible programs are B. Business Administration, B. Sc Computer Science, and B. Sc Engineering (16 majors available) and should begin in May 2005. Academic fees range from 45,000 – 65, 000 shillings per semester with an additional US$300 per semester paid when at Michigan. Each program will register 50 participants, who will have attained a minimum C+ in KCSE. Email for more information

University Bill
When parliament passes an education bill later this year, university students will be able to transfer academic credits from one institution to another. This will reduce the cost of education, as well as enable students to complete studies faster.

US VISA fees up
US Embassy has increased Visa fees yet again.