Riara Schools’ legacy dates back to 1974, when the first Riara school was established and thereafter birthed from primary to secondary schools, later establishing a top ranking university in Kenya. Privately owned, Riara University seeks to be one of the leading universities in the world, providing local and international students with the right stimulation and inspiration for self-development and a hunger for higher learning.
Looking to consciously challenge and nourish students, Riara University is proud to have nurtured students across their Group of Schools, witnessing the personal growth and academic development of students from their Riara kindergarten all the way through to graduating at Riara university.
The goal of the institution is to provide quality education for the development of Kenya through giving students holistic education that sees them grow and empowered in their academic, social and moral development.
At Riara University, you are certain to find your preferred school of study from their academic offering; School of Law, School of Business, School of Computer Sciences, Department of Education, Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, and Department of Communication and Multimedia Journalism.
Their university is reinventing higher education in Kenya. Through their commitment to provide the best education to local and international students, they come equipped with highly advanced ICT facilities and state-of-the-art lecture halls, and are continuously advancing their academic programmes. They provide all-rounded learning with a blend of theoretical learning, research to practical application learning. As a training and research institution, they encourage their students and faculty to continuously expand their knowledge through collaborative research with other academic institutions. They also assist their students in seeking funding for research projects, as well as supporting them in the publication of journals across any of their diverse Schools, while also hosting various topical seminars that bring their faculty and students together in academic exploration.
Located in the heart of Nairobi-Kenya, they are the regional university of choice. Through their partnerships with both Public and Private organisations, they are able to provide a world-class learning and research environment. Their education advancement can be attributed to their vision “to be a leading university in the world and a Centre of Excellence in Scholarships, Research and Training”.
Local and international students have access to;
- Modern audio and visual lecture rooms
- State-of-the-art ICT facilities
- Research and innovation centre
- Comprehensively stocked on-campus library and extensive online library
- Across Campus Wi-Fi access
- Extensive range of sports
- Mentorship programmes and career placement opportunities
- Assistance in finding student accommodation from hostels to furnished and unfurnished apartments and a number of homestays or rental arrangements
- Recreational activities from Clubs, Societies, Sports to Community Service
Be it Business Administration, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Education, Multimedia Journalizing, Computing Sciences and Education, at Riara University, they seek to enhance knowledge, research and excellence that will produce all-rounded and fully equipped students and leaders.