Alupe University College

Directorate of Research, Overview

~ By Dr. Victor Meng’wa

Alupe University College vision, mission and core values are very categorical about creation and sharing of knowledge through research, as one of the key functions of the University College enshrined in Paragraph 4c of the Alupe University College order of 2015. The University College endeavours to be a global centre of excellence in research. 

AUC is cognizant of role of research in effective teaching, and promotes active research among staff and students. The University College fosters the growth of basic and applied research as complementary and indispensable component of excellence. It supports appropriate funding for both basic and applied research.

The University College supports a rich variety of research excellence particularly in areas it has comparative advantage and develops them as research foci and centres of academic excellence. The centres are profiled in terms of existing research strengths, as well as regional and international needs.