The Dean of Students office is housed at the Freida Brown Student Centre. The Dean oversees student activities as well as the international students’ services. The Student Affairs staff are committed to fostering a conducive learning environment outside the classroom so as to nature the all-round development of the students. In order to do this, the Dean of Students office works closely with Student Council and serves as a liaison between the administration and the students. Individual students are free to see the Dean whenever there is need in his office at the Freida Brown Student Centre, Ground Floor.
To be a leading center of service excellence in student welfare and co-curricular learning.
Promote the development and application of skills, values, knowledge and attitudes that enhance the students’ self-discovery and empowerment so as to prepare them to meet the challenges of a competitive and changing world.
1. Passion for service excellence
2. Integrity and transparency
3. Commitment to leadership and delivery of winning results
4. Ownership and accountability to processes and outcomes
5. Fostering Trust among stakeholders
Policies and Regulations
| Mr. Robert Onsarigo |
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Telephone: +254 730 116 781 (0ffice) | +254 735 333 118 (Mobile) Areas of interest/specialization: Educational Administration; Youth and Family Dynamics Biography:
The Dean of Students, Mr. Robert M. Onsarigo is a professional teacher with a wealth of experience in Educational administration that spans over a period of 30 years. Half of that time has been spent in USIU-Africa. He is a career teacher who loves working with students and their families to ensure that students achieve both academic and personal development goals as well as nurture soft skills that would guarantee them holistic personal development.
Mr. Onsarigo is a good listener to student issues and works to resolve them in an objective and non-judgmental manner. His non-judgmental listening competence draws heavily on family experiences for he is also a father of three young adults; two of whom have schooled in USIU-Africa up to Masters Level.
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This is the International Students’ contact office and handles all their related questions. It offers services such as:
For more information, please Contact the Senior Student Affairs Officer- International Students Ms. Kellen Njagi at the Freida Brown Student Centre, 1st Floor or on Extension 765.
The Year Book
The yearbook, which is an annual publication, is a memorabilia for graduates. The book is compiled and edited by a committee, under the supervision of faculty from the journalism program. The office of the Associate DVC, Student Affairs overseas the work of this committee. Students wishing to join this committee should submit their names to the Senior Student Affairs Officer - Club Coordination on Extension 792.
The Student Council commonly known as SC is the student association governing body at USIU Africa. All registered students are members of this Association. SC works with the students, faculty and administration on activities and policies that are related to the overall well-being and interest of the student community. The SC offices are located within the Freida Brown StudentCentre. You can reach the SC Executive on Extension. 767
The Electoral College conduct the election of the members of the Students Council (SC) and are also representatives of students’ academics matters in their various schools. The electoral colleges are constituted of representatives from all the university schools as well as any other any other School in existence at the time of election
Clubs provide a great way to get involved, develop leadership skills, pursue personal interests, and engage in community service as well as form a network of friends and contacts from the various nationalities on campus.
Here is a list of clubs that you can join.
|AIESEC||To enable young people discover and develop their potential in providing leadership for positive impact towards society through mentorship training and exchange programs.|
|African Union Youth Club (AUYC)||To support young people as drivers of Africa’s Renaissance through African Union simulation conferences around the continent, community development programs and peer learning.|
|Business Club||To fully develop the potential of her members as future professionals in the business world through mentorship and training by reputable companies.|
|Club of Hotel and Tourism Students (CHATS)||To enhance hotel & tourism skills and knowledge through practical experiences in culinary arts, food production and seminars.|
|Chinese Club||To embrace and expose students to the Chinese culture.|
|Criminal Justice Club||To broaden students' understanding and familiarity with the three major components of the criminal justice system, (police, courts, and corrections)|
|Dance Club||To develop a multifaceted physicality through training in dance techniques.|
|Environmental Society (ENSO)||To educate and cultivate an appreciation and interest in the environment by focusing on environmental conservation and sustainability.|
|ENACTUS||To bring together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need through innovative ideas.|
|Fashion Club||To stimulate and develop interest in the ever growing fashion industry.|
|Film Club||To unify students interested in film activities and are ready to learn the different aspects of filmmaking by extending their learning outside of classroom through telling stories that make an impact to the society.|
|He For She||To achieve equality by encouraging all genders to partake as agents of change and take action against negative stereotypes and behaviors.|
|International Relation Forum (IR)||To understand the relationship among States and identify the causes of conflict through simulation exercises.|
|Information Technology Club||To promote knowledge of Information Technology skills through seminars and workshops, to match the fast paced changes in the technological world.|
|International Youth Fellowship||To inspire future ethical leaders through three core values: challenge, change, and cohesion trough global youth summit.|
|Japanese Club||To provide a forum for mutual educational benefit in the area of Japanese culture.|
|Michezo Afrika||To explore talent, stimulate and educate students using visual and performing arts.|
|Music Club||To provide a creative and open platform for students to express themselves through musical talent (instruments, voice, digital music etc.)|
|Peer Educators and Counselling Club (PECC)||To create an open and safe space for students’ educational and wellness programs through activities such as telephone counseling, peer education, peer mentorship, seminars and workshops.|
|President’s Award Club||To equip the youth with life skills and ethical values through expeditions, community service and team building. This programs are accessed where the ultimate prize is awarded at State House by the sitting president.|
|Pharmacy Club||To promote the pharmacy profession by interactions with patients and healthcare professionals through information exchange between universities, conferences.|
|Public Speaking||To equip students with effective communication skills through debates and etiquette training.|
|Red Cross||To build capacity and respond with vigor, compassion and empathy to those affected by disaster or are at risk, in the best way possible. This is done through first aid, basic fire and disaster management training.|
|Research Club||To promote intellectual discourse, social participation, and professional guidance on exploring research through systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.|
|Rotaract||To provide community and international service to others and promote high ethical standards to advance the world understanding, goodwill, and peace. This is done through trainings and interactions with Rotarians who offer guidance and support to the students.|
|Scientific communications||To empower students with scientific research and writing skills through bridging gap between the students in the science program and others. This is done through trainings and article writing.|
|Sign Language Club||To broaden students’ understanding and familiarity with sign language and deaf culture through trainings and interaction with those who live with these challenges.|
|Visual Arts||To explore and appreciate different forms of art by giving students the platform to create beautiful pieces|
|Wildlife Club||To interest and educate students about the natural resources and develop a better understanding of conserving wildlife. This done by visiting game reserves and doing community service.|
|YALDA||To advocate the development of the African continent through defining and practicing various leadership skills and networking in youth summits, workshops and mentorship programs.|
|Young Diplomat Forum (YDF)||To provide students with unique opportunity and objective research on diplomacy and foreign policy, through talks by ambassadors, simulation and embassy visits.|
|French Club||To enable members develop language skills using the best available resources in order in order to make an impact in the global society.|
|Journalism Club||To create a forum that will enhance the Journalistic profession touching on the three arms of journalism (Print media, Broadcast and Public Relations)|
|Thinkaholics Club (Psychology)||To increase understanding in the field, facilitate interaction among students, and enrich their social experiences. This is through community service projects, and volunteering at a mental health care facilities.|
The Club Coordinators Office regularly registers clubs as long as they meet the criteria as indicated in the Clubs Handbook. For more information, kindly contact the Senior Student Affairs Officer – Clubs Mr. Chris Ayuoyi on Ext. 792 or the Student Affairs officer– Clubs Ms. Jane Nyaga on Ext. 766.
At USIU-Africa, we try to keep students active in different extra-curricular activities. The Sports Office co-ordinates sports activities. USIU-Africa sport teams represent the university in various leagues within and outside the country. In order to engage as many students as possible in sports, the university provides participatory sports programs. Students are encouraged to participate in sporting activities for leisure, recreation, as well as development of talents.
The Sports Committee (SPAC)
The Sports Committee is the umbrella organisation of all sport teams on campus. The committee is made up of six officials who are elected by team captains and Team Managers.
Teams that you can join:
1. Men's Basketball Team
2. Ladies’ Basketball Team
3. Men's Hockey Team
4. Ladies Hockey Team
5. Rugby Team
6. Soccer Men
7. Soccer Ladies
8. Volleyball Ladies Team
10. Tae kwon Do
Campus Participatory Sports
1. American Football
3. Athletics (Track and Field)
4. Lawn Tennis
The university has a state of the art gym located at the Sports Wing of the Student Centre. The fitness programs run from Monday to Friday every semester. The Sports Wing is made up of the Martial Arts room, Cardio room, Main Gym, Aerobics Studio, Strength and Conditioning Room.
In the university’s quest to develop and enhance our students’ holistic skills, the university boasts of a timeless swimming pool show features include:
1. 25 M length x 17M wide, 8 (eight) lane deck type Swimming pool.
2. Plant room fitted with circulation Pumps, Eco salt Chlorinators, balancing tank and sand filters.
3. 15 Sunbeds
4. 1 Life saver’s chair, 8 No lifesaving rings and emergency telephone, Emergency and First aid kit.
5. 2 Stainless steel for the 2M deep end and 1 M shallow end.
6. Ladies changing rooms complete with 3 (three) showers , 4 (four) toilets
7. Gents changing rooms with 3 (three) showers , 4(four) toilets
8. Paraplegic facility
9. Janitors room
For more information about our Sports programs, kindly visit the Sports Offices at the Freida Brown Student Centre, Ground Floor or on extension 747 and 768.
Services and Programs offered: Visit the offices for information on: