Month: July 2015

Improving Your Universities’ Twitter Engagement

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twitterTwitter  was launched back in 2006 and despite its long tenure as one of the top social media networks (as of the fourth quarter of 2014, it averaged 288 million monthly active users), many businesses/universities still don’t understand it or how they can monetize it successfully.

They understand that they need twitter engagement from their followers, but most don’t have a successful strategy in place to achieve that goal.

Fortunately there are many ways to very quickly create a community on Twitter. Here are some good tips to improving your universities Twitter engagement.

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University in Focus – Kenyatta University, East Africa

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Kenyatta picsDid you know ………..

– President Obama of the United States of America visited the Kenyatta University whilst in Kenya last week

– Kenyatta University is set to have its 1st Global Conference on Patient Centered Care on the theme ‘’Training and Delivery of Universal Healthcare’’

– In partnership with the Fondation Assistance Internationale, scholarships are being offered to disadvantaged students of Kenyatta University’s Master of  Economics programme

-Kenyatta University Dons Warn of the Impending Health Risks of Open Dumpsite

Kenyatta University is the second oldest public university in Kenya.

-The University’s Main Campus is set on over 1,000 acress of land

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Experts Validate the Pan-African Quality Assurance and Accreditation Framework

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Daily Graphic 3A two-day workshop (29-30 July 2015) to validate the Pan-African Quality Assurance and Accreditation framework has just ended in Accra, with about 60 higher education experts form 28 countries in attendance.

The workshop, jointly organized by the Association of African Universities (AAU), the African Union commission and the European Commission, forms part of strategic efforts to establish a continental accreditation agency for higher education in Africa.Participants at this august workshop included representatives of Ministries of Education, The African Union commission, CNAQ Mozambique, the Association of African Universities, European Commission, Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), CAMES, PAN African University Council and European University Council among others.

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