President Uhuru Kenyatta on December 2, 2020 formally granted a charter to the Presbyterian University of East Africa transiting the academic institution into a fully-fledged university.
Speaking during the charter award ceremony held at State House, Nairobi, the President challenged the new university to offer courses that give solutions to current challenges facing humanity.
“I wish to state that this University has all it takes to be a continental and global leader in tertiary education, research & development, innovation, and provision of solutions to the pressing problems of the day,” the President said.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
The Presbyterian University of East Africa is a faith based Chartered University that aims at producing holistically trained graduates for the service of God and humanity. We embrace the values of academic excellence, responsible freedom of thoughts, selfless service, discipline, truth, integrity, honesty, justice, tolerance, transparency and fair play. PUEA as encompassed in its motto; “Finding New Paths” works towards creating roadmaps for exploration, innovation and offers high quality peerless, market oriented academic programmes ranging from certificate, diploma, bachelor‟s and master‟s level in various disciplines. The University prides itself as an institution that nurtures industry leaders and job creators not job seekers. The students population in PUEA is a representative of all counties in Kenya and various countries in Africa and the world; attracting diverse groups of students which further enriches the student‟s learning experience. The University ensures that her students enjoy a learning environment that they truly can call home away from home while working towards their study goals.
We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career—to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.
A World class University of choice providing holistic and transformational Education based on Christian values
To produce holistically trained graduates for service to God and humanity and stay at the frontier of knowledge
The University is guided by of, “Let all things be done decently and in order.”( I Corinthian 14:40 NKJV)