The privately owned Mount Kenya University (MKU) has launched a 20 million shillings hotel within its Thika campus that will act as a training ground for its students pursuing hotel management courses.
MKU, which is based in Thika, Kiambu County, where the new facility is located, said Tuesday that the new investment is in line with its course plan where it intends to combine class work and practical lessons for Give your students a competitive advantage that equips them with the skills needed before embarking on industrial bonding, as well as the vital skills needed in the job market.
“The $ 20 million hospitality center launching today will add to the state-of-the-art academic resources needed to support hands-on training and internship opportunities for students in the hospitality, travel and tourism management school. This is in addition to the strategic business units established by the university to support teaching and learning, ”said Professor Simon Gicharu, chairman of the university’s board of directors.
The university noted that similar investments will be replicated at its Kigali campus in Rwanda.
MKU Vice Chancellor Professor Deogratius Jaganyi called the hotel timely and encouraged his staff to make the most of the facilities.
At the same time, MKU launched a gym on its Thika campus aimed at its staff.