Varisty to tell course fees ahead of new funding model

Universities are expected to declare the cost of their academic programmes in adherence to President William Ruto’s directive.

In a letter to all vice chancellors and principals of university constituent colleges, the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, however, said cost of accommodation and meals is exempt from the directive.

The information is to be submitted in a duly filled Excel template and a scanned PDF of the duly filled template attached with a forwarding letter addressed to the CEO.

Wahome said KUCCPS will publish all programs and warned that the government was only going to fund students who selected programs in public universities.

Speaking to a local media house this morning, The University fund CEO Geofrey Monari fund has exuded confidence in the new university funding model saying it will unlock the debt burden in Universities accrued from fees.

While posed with the question of how graduates are expected to complete their HELB Loans, The board CEO Charles Ringer has argued that the graduates are give upto ten years to offset the loan adding that Kenya’s education is far much cheaper as compared in other countries

President William Ruto said the new model of funding will take effect at the beginning of the 2023/24 financial year.

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