Privately-owned Mount Kenya College (MKU) has launched a Sh20 million hotel inside of its Thika campus that will act as a coaching floor for its college students pursuing hospitality management choices.
MKU, which is headquartered in Thika, Kiambu County where the brand new establishment is positioned, stated on Tuesday that the brand new funding is in step with its route conception where it intends to mix every classwork and functional lessons to present its college students a competitive edge that prepares them with requisite talents sooner than embarking on industrial attachment as neatly because the very foremost talents which would possibly perhaps be wanted in the job market.
“The Sh20 million hospitality centre being launched this day will add to the extremely-fresh academic resources wanted to enhance functional coaching, internship alternatives for college students in the college of hospitality, shuttle and tourism management. That is besides to strategic industry units established by the university to enhance educating and studying,” stated Prof Simon Gicharu, who is the chairman board of directors at the university.
The university famend that the same investments would perhaps be replicated in its Kigali campus in Rwanda.
MKU vice-chancellor Prof Deogratius Jaganyi termed the hotel as timely and inspired his workers to originate most convey of the power.
On the identical time, MKU launched a health centre at its Thika campus focused on its workers.