COURSES OFFERED BY GRETSA UNIVERSITY -THIKA
BUSINESS AND STUDENT SERVICE CENTER
CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
CLUBS & SOCIETIES
COMPUTING AND INTERNET SERVICES
INDOOR GAMING FACILITIES
INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT PROGRAM
ONLINE STUDENT PORTAL
SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH GRANTS
SPORTS AND GAMES
WI-FI INTERNET ACCESSS
WORK STUDY PROGRAMME
ABOUT GRETSA UNIVERSITY -THIKA
In 2006, Gretsa University opened its doors to its first students, following the Commission for Higher Education giving them their Letter of Interim Authority. The university kick-started with three higher learning programmes in Business, Computer Science and Hospitality Management. As a result, students started flocking to the institution all seeking to be a part of the varsity. Thereafter, they’ve proudly seen off graduates across their certificate-level, diploma-level and graduate-level programmes.
This higher learning institution is driven to be a highly professional, quality driven institution and as such is continuously enhancing and developing its facilities and academic programmes to align with the needs of its students and the society at large. Gretsa University seeks to be a higher learning institution of distinction that ranks alongside the world’s best reputable universities. They work to ensure they are providing local and international students with the conducive learning and working environment that inspires academic success and innovation.
They provide students with the comfortability of learning according to their schedule and needs, offering part-time learning, full-time learning, weekend-intensive learning and distance learning. Gretsa University has a diverse and relevant programme offering that cuts across the following schools of study; School of Business, School of Computing and Informatics, School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences and School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. They are focused on their students’ academic success and also their welfare as a whole. They have facilitated;
- A student welfare office: This caters to students’ welfare across a myriad of activities, ensuring students are comprehensively supported and provided with the ideal study and personal development environment that will ensure they exceed as individuals.
- Counselling services: The university provides counselling to students individually and as groups through their well-established counselling center. Be it personal, social, emotional and academic concerns, the counselling center caters to it all. Students can get helpful information and access resources that will provide them with the support they need, with all counselling services being free and confidential.
- Academic advising: Students get guidance from faculty and staff whenever they need it, from academic or career guidance to counselling. There are a number of programmes meticulously designed to assist students with their different needs or concerns. Any student can get the qualified and supportive guidance they need be it for long-range decisions or an immediate crisis. Immediately one is admitted to Gretsa University, they are assigned a faculty member who is their designated faculty advisor. All academic advisors are regularly updated on their advisees and their progress.
- Dynamic recreation activities: Students can pick from an array of recreational activities. The university has equipped and set up infrastructure to cater to a large number of activities. They have court spaces that cater to volleyball, basketball, tennis, squash, soccer and hockey. The have an olympic-size pool and fully equipped gym. They also have indoor games facilities that keep students productively engaged, with pool tables available therein. The student center caters for students who want to pursue their passions and indulge in arts, music or theater. If students want to participate in other recreational activities such as golf, the university will make arrangements with neighboring organizations to facilitate this.
Located in the serene environs of Thika, Gretsa University ensures students have the conducive and inspiring environment they need to succeed and develop holistically. As their mission states, they are pillared on promoting high standards of teaching, learning, research and service so they can provide a conducive learning and working environment that will foster the best in their staff and students.
GRETSA UNIVERSITY -THIKA LOCATION
Next to Highlands Coffee Company Limited, on Garissa Rd
Box Thika Kiambu