Ag. Vice Chancellor

Prof. Laila Abubakar, Ag. Vice Chancellor

FROM THE VICE CHANCELLOR'S DESK

Welcome to Technical University of Mombasa (TUM). Technical University of Mombasa is an ISO certified institution and a University of Global Excellence in Advancing Knowledge, Science and Technology. The origin of TUM can be traced back to the late 1940’s, the first institution of higher learning to be established in the coastal region. Technical University of Mombasa is strategically located in the heart of Mombasa Island which makes it easily accessible and also able to access the vital services such as security, transport among the rest. The school ocean breeze offers an unmatched serene environment for the students to study.

TUM is profoundly committed to upholding the quest to provide higher education as envisioned by the founders. Technical University of Mombasa offers a variety of courses in Engineering, Social Sciences, Applied Sciences and Business. The University admits students across the globe ranging from Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) to Self-Sponsored programmes. The specialty distinctive courses in Engineering such as Mining, Marine, and Business among others enable TUM to stand out within the African continent and the globe at large.

To ensure programmes are congruent with the market demands, the University incorporates industry, stakeholders and professional bodies in the development and review of the programmes. This ensures the programmes are aligned and address real issues that prepare the graduates with the right skills to comfortably offer solutions in the labour market, in the quest of supporting Kenya achieve vision 2030.

TUM also appreciates and acknowledges that human resources with the requisite training and skills propel the institution in achieving its Vision and Mission. The University therefore, in an effort to enrich knowledge and skills to its human resources, has put in place a staff development programme that continually aims at improving the provision of learning opportunities to its employees.

The University also collaborates with strategic partners both locally and internationally. The collaborations are in the research, innovation and sharing of resources. Education is the pillar to social, economic and political growth of any country and to this end I welcome you all especially our prospective students to come acquire one of the greatest assets with Technical University of Mombasa, which is “EDUCATION”.

Prof. Laila Abubakar
Ag. Vice-Chancellor TUM

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