USIU Radio 99.9FM, hosted Ms. Rachel Kiragu, an alumna on Friday, June 30 for a mentorship session, as part of the Radio Mentorship Program.

The second edition of the Creatives Week was held from Tuesday July 11 to Thursday July 13 to celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation, performing art, dance and visual arts, through exhibitions and performances. The week-long series of activities offers a platform for students to showcase their work and various talents, and culminates in the Campus Choice Awards, which were held in the auditorium on Thursday, July 13.

The Chair of Bloggers Association of Kenya Mr. Kennedy Kachwanya gave a talk to the Digital Society Communication class on Monday, July 10, on “Civic Engagement and Mobilization in Kenya through Digital Platforms”.

The Youth Alliance for Leadership Development in Africa (YALDA) Club in conjunction with the World Youth Alliance hosted a Youth Summit on Friday, July 14 in the auditorium.  The summit whose theme was “Celebrating Youth Excellence” was attended by over 400 participants from various universities and corporate organizations, to discuss the challenges affecting contemporary youth in Africa.

USIU-Africa appointed a committee to study the retention rate of students, the factors that undermine retention, and the measures that it can adopt to boost the retention rate.

The Educate Your Own (EYO) initiative has launched the “Dine to Educate” campaign to raise KES 2 million by end of this year to cater for half of a semester’s tuition fee for 40 students.

USIU-Africa emerged top in the Crisis Communications category for the “Our Land Our Future” campaign, which was recognized for managing the university’s reputation and educating stakeholders on land grabbing issues through initiation, management and delivery of communication activities, without leading to a drop in intake numbers.
USIU-Africa’ Drama Club - Michezo Afrika will stage a theatrical production this Thursday July 20 at 7pm, while the two shows will be featured on Saturday, July 2.

On 7th July 2017, a Kenyan short film that tells the story of a young African woman obsessed with old routine and an unwillingness to try new things. When she unexpectedly finds an appreciation for a modern day object, and takes her through the process of rediscovering self and placing her old self in modernity was pre premiered at USIU-Africa.

USIU-Africa alumni have embarked on an initiative to strengthen national resilience as well as rally the psychology community and other players into action in the face of high anxiety and complex trauma currently experienced by majority persons in the region, ahead of the general elections in Kenya on August 8, 2017 through a pre-election anxiety and trauma conference to be held on Saturday July 15th 2017