Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private, women’s only Kenyan university. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country.
The university was founded in 2002 and is accredited by The Commission for University Education (CUE).
We hold the view that Science and Technology is an indispensable tool in harnessing resources of nature for sustainable development and creating an environment in which human beings can survive and realise their potential; the human person has the moral obligation to creatively improve the environment. The philosophy of KWUST is to lead to the development of human capital through scientific search based on Christian principles. This is achieved through an educational, scientific and technological approach through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to actualise this philosophy.
The philosophy of KWUST is to lead to the development of human capital through scientific search based on Christian principles. This can be achieved through a well-conceptualised educational, scientific and technological package through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to actualise this philosophy.
Our campus is located in on a fifty acre parcel. It provides the ambiance which is conducive to genuine intellectual excitement and cutting-edge research at Kasarani. There are three intakes a year in January, May and September. The university has two schools and one faculty of science; School of Business and Management, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, and Faculty of Science.
Kiriri Womens University of Science and Technology (KWUST) graduates will be expected to have acquired unique qualities for leadership and scientific enterprise. KWUST graduates do not only excel in the sciences but also posses the ability to apply their knowledge to practical problems and issues in their societies.
At Kiriri Womens University of Science and Technology (KWUST) we aim to uphold, maintain and strengthen the knowledge base supported by human values, understanding and co-operation through provision of quality education.
To be a centre of academic excellence in the scientific and technological formation and promotion of the full and holistic development of the individual as a responsible member of the human community.
To educate and train individuals in the search for truth and knowledge through scientific methods.
Kiriri Womens University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is currently located at Pamstech House on Woodvale Grove in Westlands.The Main campus is located at Kasarani Campus. The University currently occupies the first and second floors of the building where lecture rooms, computer laboratories, the library, offices and welfare facilities have been set up. The facilities satisfy the high standards required of universities in Kenya and elsewhere as certified in the authorization of KWUST by the Commission for Higher Education.