JKUAT attains double ISO certifications
SEE ALSO :30,000 graduates join the hunt for jobsThe Environmental Management Systems on the other hand, has fostered stakeholder awareness on environmental conservation, while enabling JKUAT to cut operational costs on energy consumption, water use and solid waste. The implementation of the systems has equally improved the University’s relations with relevant government institutions through enhanced legal compliance to various laws. JKUAT has also planted over 10,000 trees as part of the greening component of the standard. In order to effectively and seamlessly implement the two standards, JKUAT has adopted a comprehensive Integrated Management System, with a provision to accommodate additional international certification standards. The University’s knack for quality has seen it emerge as the most preferred university in the country; attracting the highest number of students for two years back to back. The University has equally taken a leading role in Africa’s transformation agenda by hosting the African Union-fronted Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), and the International Maritime Organization-led Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) Africa. JKUAT is also home to the China funded Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre (SAJOREC), a research facility towards Africa’s biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and agricultural productivity rejuvenation.
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