What we do

The Directorate of Corporate Affairs:

  • Provides leadership in strategic communications.
  • Provides leadership and support to the University’s corporate functions
  • Promotes the image (reputation) of the University
  • Promotes and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with Government (including County governments) and corporate organizations
  • Promotes change and innovation through timely response to the needs of the University community
  • Facilitates protocol services at the Chancellor and the Vice –Chancellor’s offices
  • Advises on public policy and administrative matters
  • The Directorate of Corporate Affairs is responsible for all aspects of planned publicity campaigns and PR activities.

Other tasks include:

  • Planning publicity strategies and campaigns
  • Addressing enquiries from the public, press, and other organizations
  • Organizing promotional events such as open days, exhibitions, tours, and visits
  • Coordinating media interviews, press conferences, and presentations
  • Providing clients with information about new promotional opportunities and     current PR campaigns progress
  • Analyzing media coverage
  • Monitoring implementation of the  communication strategy
  • Commissioning or undertaking relevant market research
  • Liaising with clients, managerial and journalistic staff about budgets, timescales and objectives
  • Providing in-house media support
  • Designing, writing and/or producing presentations, speeches, press releases, articles, leaflets, ‘in-house' journals, reports, publicity brochures, posters, and  information for websites and promotional videos and documentaries
  • Implementing the University’s social media strategy
  • Monitoring and managing customer feedback through E-mail, website, and social media platforms

International Desk

The Directorate of Corporate Affairs  houses the International Desk where international students’ issues are handled.