To be the world’s leading academic quality assurance system in activating teaching, learning community service and research.


To nurture a culture of quality and continuous improvement in the academic division.

Core Values

Productivity and Team Work. The staff shall collaborate with each other and stakeholders to promote optimum performance and team spirit to achieve the Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives of the Directorate.

Transparency and Accountability. The Directorate shall uphold a culture of ethics, transparency and accountability in dealing with her stakeholders.

Professionalism. The Directorate shall uphold and promote high standards of expertise and professionalism in all her mandates.

Innovation. The Directorate shall endeavor to utilize the latest and most appropriate technology in achieving its objectives.

Integrity. The Directorate shall promote, uphold and sustain social and ethical responsibility.

Self Development. The Directorate shall endeavor to provide opportunities for self development to her staff.

Process. The Directorate shall endeavor to ensure that laid down guidelines are strictly adhered to.

Responsibility. The Directorate shall define a process for achieving and improving quality.

2.4  Scope

This policy and its procedures shall apply to all its campuses and institutes.


The Directorate of Academic Quality Assurance was established in 2014. The office is responsible for coordinating all the following specific responsibilities:-

Conducting and developing pedagogic practices across the University;

Provide guidance in development and implementation of internal and external academic quality assurance procedures and practices in the University;

Ensure that graduates have attained skills, knowledge and competencies that are valued by stakeholders;

Identify internal and external standards and criteria consistent with internationally recognized standards for academic quality assurance at the University;

Facilitate development of a culture of continuous quality improvement to achieve academic excellence;

Assist Faculties, Schools and Institutes in maintaining and developing quality academic programmes through enhanced support processes.

2.  Student complaint.

Students unattended lectures, or any other complaints, observations, compliments, and suggestions on matters of academics can be channeled through the contact below:

CellPhone No. 0721-509934

Quality our Target

Upcoming Events


Kisii University Kericho Campus, through the office of Research and Extension is pleased to host Prof. Tumi Khumalo, Associate Professor of Psychology from North-West University in South Africa.

Prof. Khumalo will present a public lecture on the Principles of and Relevance of Positive Psychology in Africa which will be held on 25th March, 2017 at the Main Campus, Old Moot Court.

His research, in the broad field of Positive Psychology, focuses on measurement and psychometric properties, understanding and promoting youth well-being, as well as cross-cultural studies in Positive Psychology. He is also a co-editor of a research-informed South African teaching textbook on Positive Psychology entitled “Towards flourishing: Contextualizing positive psychology”.

In 2013, He joined Optentia Research Focus Area (NWU, VTC) as a researcher and Associate Professor. Currently he leads the Psycho-social well-being and communal thriving sub-programme in Optentia. Researchers in this subprogram are interested in value-adding research that focuses on understanding, measuring, and promoting psychosocial well-being among youth and adults in the various life domains. His students’ work focuses on cross-cultural adaptation of psychological conceptual and operational models, and quantitative correlational studies. The specific areas of interest include VIA strengths and virtues, meaning in life, eudaimonic well-being, basic psychological needs, as well as self-efficacy and hope.



No upcoming workshop





DATES -  20th-22nd  JUNE 2017


This year’s conference theme seeks to use a multidisciplinary approach in adressing reseach, innovations and Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Research in university is geared towards adressing underlying problems and seeks solutions for these problems. Research  and innovation therefore is key to adressing the 17 actions for Sustainable development Goals(SDGs). This conference aims at bringing to the academia and general public the various research activities and innovations that have been undertaken/developed by various researchers, in achieving the SDGs and therefore improving the quality of lives of communities. 

A call is now made for abstracts for paper/poster presentation for following Sub-themes.The abstract should not be more than 300 words and in Times Roman font 12

  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Heritage and arts
  • Science and Technology
  • Trends and Changes in Agriculture
  • ICT and Innovations
  • Law,Politics and Human Rights
  • Climate Change
  • Gender issues
  • Socio-Economics, entrepreneurship
  • Health
  • Governance , democracy, citizen participation and civil rights
  • Foreign policy and international relations
  • Research, Innovations and Partnership
  • Sustainable Tourism


  • 3rd  April  2017.  Deadline for abstract submission
  • 10th   April  2017.   Communication of Accepted Abstracts
  • 3st May 2017. Deadline for submission of full papers
  •  20th – 22nd  June  2017.  Conference 
  •  27th September 2017.  Release of Book of Abstracts.
  • 11th  November 2017 Release of Conference Proceedings.
  • East Africa students:                Kshs  5000
  • East Africa Participants            Kshs  8,000                 
  • International:  students             USD   100
  • International Participants:         USD   200

To be  paid to:

  • Bank:                                 Kenya Commercial Bank
  • Branch:                              Kisii Town
  • Account Title:                     Kisii University – Attention Conference 2017
  • Account No:                       1151310557
  • Bank Swift Code:                KCBLKENX

The abstracts to be e-mailed to both: /

Not later than 3rd   April 2017

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