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Gretsa University -Thika

University- Kiambu

COURSES OFFERED BY GRETSA UNIVERSITY -THIKA

Certificate in Desktop Publishing and Graphics Design

Location: Kiambu

Duration: 6 months

Starts on: Flexible

KSh76000

Total

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Certificate in Information Technology

Location: Kiambu

Duration: 2 years

Starts on: Flexible

KSh40500

Total

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Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication

Location: Kiambu

Duration: 2 years

Starts on: January 2020

KSh40500

Total

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Certificate in Desktop Publishing and Graphics Design

Location: Kiambu

Duration: 6 months

Starts on: Flexible

KSh76000

Total

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ADMISSIONS

International Students:
The university admits international students. International Students must meet the minimum requirements recognized by the university senate.
Selection Type:
Based on minimum entry level grades and previous academic qualifications.
Modes of Admission:
Students can apply to Gretsa University via their online application platform or; - Pick up an application form from their Main Campus or download one from their website - Duly completed application form with attached copies of certificates to be sent to; - Head, Student Recruitment and Customer Experience Management, Gretsa University P.O. Box 3-0100, Thika, Kenya or dropped off at their Main Campus They don’t charge an application fee
FACILITIES

Accomodation

ACCOMODATION

Business and student service center

BUSINESS AND STUDENT SERVICE CENTER

Cafeteria

CAFETERIA

Career development services

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Clubs societies

CLUBS & SOCIETIES

Computing and internet services

COMPUTING AND INTERNET SERVICES

Counseling services

COUNSELING SERVICES

Ejournals

E-JOURNALS

Financial assistance

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Health services

HEALTH SERVICES

Indoor gaming facilities

INDOOR GAMING FACILITIES

Internship placement program

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT PROGRAM

Library

LIBRARY

Online student portal

ONLINE STUDENT PORTAL

Printing services

PRINTING SERVICES

Scholarship and research grants

SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH GRANTS

Sports and games

SPORTS AND GAMES

Wifi internet access

WI-FI INTERNET ACCESSS

Work study programme

WORK STUDY PROGRAMME

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HIGHLIGHTS

School type
SCHOOL TYPEuniversity
Established year
ESTABLISHED YEAR2006
Application mode
APPLICATION MODEOnline and offline
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.

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Commas 02
"As an avid scholar, this place has really taken me far. I've gotten to do industrial attachments, to interact with different scholars of different cultures and really grown a lot as a person. This is an institution that really cares about the student and helps you excel"
Commas 01

Karimi

GRETSA UNIVERSITY -THIKA LOCATION

THIKA

Next to Highlands Coffee Company Limited, on Garissa Rd

Box Thika Kiambu

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