Prof. Esamai Fabian, The Principal
Prof. Esamai Fabian is the Principal Alupe University College (Constituent College of Moi University)
Prof. Peter L. Barasa
Prof. Peter Barasa is the Deputy Principal Academics, Research & Student Affairs
Prof. Emmy Kipsoi
Prof. Emmy Kipsoi, is the Deputy Principal Administration, Finance and Development
Capital University Challenge participation
AUC students participate in engagements that allow them to compete with other Universities to give our students the cutting edge soft skills as well knowledge. In 2018/2019 they are participating in the Capital Markets Authority Challenge and two (2) of its students will be heading to Nairobi for the finals. This is because AUC believes in linking its students with industry; This is aimed at making AUC a little different from many established universities by allowing our students to gauge themselves against their contemporaries.
Prof. John O. Wambani
Prof. John O. Wambani is the Acting Dean, School of Health Sciences
Briefing by DMOH Sio Port Sub-County Hospital
Briefing by DMOH Sio Port Sub-County Hospital
School of Science
School of Science offers the following programmes click to view
Prof. Carolyne Omulando
Prof. Carolyne Omulando is the Acting Dean, School of Education and Social Sciences
School of Education and Social Science Programmes
School of Education and Social Science Programmes, click to view and apply
Damaris wainaina giving feedback
Damaris wainaina giving feedback on findings to the Community in Buuchi Village. Among participants were CHVs, village administrator, ward manager and Sub-County health Management Committee members.
Students of Alupe University College and KEMRI
Students are AUC are equipped with skills and competences right from first year to make their programmes relevant to the society, employer and consumers of AUC products.
AUC values co-curricula activities:
The students not only participate in sports such as soccer and drama. This year the University College won the Solo Verse category among the 31 Universities that participated.
Strategic plan launch
The Principal receiving from KCB a cheque of 100,000 for the strategic plan launch.
The WEST WING Library
The WEST WING of the 1000 Seater Library
Administration block
Side view of the administration block
New Administration block
New Administration block
Inside one of the Lecture room for the School of Science
Inside one of the Lecture room for the School of Science
Students in the current Library2
Students in the current Library face
AUC Management Meeting with KEMRI
Principal AUC signing an MoU with Kenya Medical Research Institute
Mr and Miss Alupe 2019
Mr and Miss Alupe 2019

News & Events

Opening Date

The Opening Date: 2nd September, 2019

All first year to download admission letters from 29th April 2019.

All first year to download admission letters from 29th April 2019. Those with email addresses different from the one used when applying should send their new email to:

All FIRST YEARS and AUC continuing students are informed that the HELB Portal for loan applications will open on 1st May -31st July 2019. Students are advised to apply for the loans as soon as they receive their letters of admission.
Any First Year student reporting on 2nd September who may face any challenges with the HELB portal may wish to get in touch with us and we will assist.


ALL FIRST YEARS are identified that they will be expected to find accommodation in the UNIVERSITY ADVISED HOSTELS for one academic year. The Details of these will be provided.

AUC has practical oriented Science, Education and Social Science Programmes that integrate learning on campus with self directed student activities and community engagement.


Alupe University College (AUC), which is a Constituent College of Moi University, is one of the newest University Colleges in the Country.  It was established through the Alupe Legal Order Gazette Notice No 163 of 24th July 2015.

Its Council was constituted vide special gazette notice No.136 of 7th November 2016.  It was started following a request by the then Busia North community to the then President of Kenya H.E Hon Mwai Kibaki when he visited the area on 18th September 2007. Subsequently it started as the Alupe Campus of Moi University in 2008.

The University College has 200 acres of land in Busia County. It is located 7 kilometres from Busia town on the Busia-Malaba Road. It is 23 kilometres from Malaba town. It is situated in Teso South constituency of Busia County and is the only Public University in the Busia County.

It neighbours Uganda and therefore will expand the international student exchange programs including cross border training and research in the East African region. It will work with the neighbouring KEMRI, KALRO and LBDA scientists in teaching, research and service provision to the Kenyan population and in the region.

Alupe University College aims to be the bastion of knowledge in the Sciences and in Education, Business Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, Human Resource Development, Tourism and Hospitality.



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Mr.Isaac O.Omondi
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Dr.Christopher Yegon
Dr.Christopher Yegon
Mr.Kiema Mwandia
Mr.Kiema Mwandia
Ms.Caroline Chirchir
Ms.Caroline Chirchir
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