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Vice Chancellor Prof. Elijah Omwenga and PS Eng. John Tonui on Transformation of OUK's Tech


Meeting between the Vice Chancellor and the PS incharge of ICT and Digital Economy  signifies a proactive approach to addressing the unique needs of OUK. By prioritizing technological advancements the university is poised to provide a cutting-edge educational experience and maintain its position as a hub of academic excellence. These efforts align with the university's commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation and ensuring the success of its students and the broader academic community.

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The Open University of Kenya (OUK) is a virtual learning institution deeply committed to advancing education and driving socio-economic growth within Kenya and beyond. Access to higher education has remained a major challenge in Kenya and this has disadvantaged citizens who seek to improve their knowledge, upscale skills and for posterity. Experts have noted that increasing the number of educational institutions so as to match the rate of population growth is an extremely difficult if not impossible solution especially when financial and other resource constraints are considered. Open and Distance Learning approaches, coupled with innovative ICT solutions, have proofed viable alternatives to providing excellent education to millions of people located wherever and whenever by different life circumstances.