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University Graduates Awarded Ksh 15M for ''Useless'' Degrees from TUK

Students who graduated with Engineering Degrees however neglected to get work for more than 9 years will be grinning right to the bank after the High Court granted them Ksh15 million compensation. A report by Business Daily on Wednesday, July 28, showed that 75 graduates had sued Technical University of Kenya (TUK) over the quality of degrees. They contended that the degrees they accomplished are not perceived by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) delivering them unemployable. The part joined the then Kenya Polytechnic in 2009 which was as yet a constituent school of the University of Nairobi (UoN). The foundation was subsequently granted the contract and rebranded to the Technical University of Kenya.

Since graduating in 2011, nonetheless, the parcel is yet to get any significant business. In his decision, Justice James Makau agreed with the understudies taking note of that the understudies ought to have been granted degrees by UoN. Makau, along these lines, guided the foundation to advance the names of the understudies to the University of Nairobi. "I'm thusly in concurrence with the applicants that they were understudies of the UoN and were qualified for be granted degrees by the college without any lawful arrangements moving the duty of granting degree authentications to the TUK," administered the appointed authority. 

The adjudicator further noticed that it was baseless for the understudies to hold unseen degrees yet they joined the organization under the University of Nairobi. Makau further saw the two foundations as liable of disregarding the understudies' assumptions. "In the conditions, I track down that the TUK and the UON abused the solicitor's authentic assumption that the degree testaments to be granted to them would be from the UoN and no other University," added the appointed authority. Kenya has reliably experienced colossal joblessness rates a seemingly endless amount of a large number of years since the quantity of graduates produced each year is higher than the accessible chances on the lookout.

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