Maasai Mara University

Maasai Mara University is a public university which is the only university in Narok County, Kenya. The university provides high-class quality education for all. So get to know about the university and its programs through the other web links.

Maasai Mara University is home to the seventh wonder of the world- The Maasai Mara National Game Reserve. We focus on research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, MMARAU will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities. From Business, computing, ICT, education, psychology, tourism, environmental sciences and health sciences and research, ideas that will change the world are at the heart of Maasai Mara University. The University encourages interaction between researchers and the local community.

Maasai Mara University Logo

Feature Description
Shield The shield is a symbol of protection and is divided into two compartments separated by a wavy blue line representing the River Mara.
Tree and wildebeest    The character of The University is focused on natural resources management and tourism. This is represented by the tree, the type dominant in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The wildebeest is world famous for migration between the Maasai Mara National Reserve and Serengeti National park.
Book   Represents knowledge
Eng’eno e puaan The Maa language, meaning “Knowledge for prosperity/ Success/ Progress”.
Mara River and Green Colour Signifies the University’s keen association and participation in environment conservation.
Golden/Beige Color    The University’s primary Colour.
Brick Red     The surrounding community preferred Colour, which symbolizes the strong link between the University and the community.
Maasai Mara University The new name of the institution.
Stars Aspirations and greatness of Maasai Mara University graduates. 

Directorate of Research

Director: Prof. Nathan Oyaro

Directorate of E-Learning

Director: Prof. A. Wasike

Directorate of Gender, Equity and Culture    

Director: Dr. Zeddy Lemein

The Directorate has continued to create Gender and Equity awareness among staff and students through workshops, seminars and international symposiums. Read More

Directorate of Quality Assurance and Performance Contracting    

Ag. Director: Ms. E. Wakoli

Quality Management initiatives globally and regionally have become the norm to organizations. The concept of quality in products and services has been embraced in the Kenyan policy framework. Read More

Directorate of Postgraduate Studies

Ag. Director: Dr. Benard Kodak

The Directorate was formally established in September 2014.The Directorate performs its strategic functions through the Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) in collaboration with the schools offering graduate programmes. Read More

Directorate of Institute of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicines

Director: Prof. Wycliffe Wanzala

The Directorate of Institute of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicuines is a newly created Directorate to complement the University's academic, research and community outreach and services activities. Read More

Directorate of Innovation, New and Renewable Energy

Ag. Director: Dr. Aloys Mosima Osano

A Search for Green Energy, Technology and Innovation Platforms: To set up a hub for excellence in research into; materials, Renewable energy, technology and innovations at the university. Read More

Directorate of Marketing & Public Relations

Ag. Director: Ms.  Nchoe

The Directorate of Marketing and Public Relations is a new Directorate established early year 2017. to strengthen the university's image and publicity by communicating in clarity and integrity the achievements. Read More

Directorate of Examinations & Timetabling

Ag. Director: Mr. John Maera

The Directorate is also facilitating the preparation of University Examinations by organizing external examination of draft question papers and results as scheduled by Senate. Read More      

Directorate of student record and fees compliance

Ag. Director: Mr. S. Bangara

Directorate of Endowment Fund

Director: Prof. K Magak

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