Research at RU

Riara University’s vision is “to be a leading university in the world and a Centre of Excellence in Scholarship, Research, and Training.” It aspires to be such an institution that engages in…

Professional Studies

Riara University offers a variety of market-focused, highly competitive, and accessible programmes to its students, aspiring professionals, executives, and the general public…

Teacher Development Programme (TPD)

A teacher and learner-centered professional programme. This programme provides an opportunity to enhance…




Commencement Dinner

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Inspiring Software Engineers

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Design Thinking Methodology Public Lecture

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Campus Life

The Riara University experience goes beyond academics to ensuring an enriched personal development programme. This is provided for through a wide range of activities of choice including sports, recreation, community service, clubs and societies, all of them student-driven.

Awards & Recognitions

The University Awards are among the most prestigious awards presented at Riara University. These awards were established to recognize students who embody service excellence, dedication, or whose academic achievements remain stellar. Each recipient is recognized during

Why RU


The Riara University is Fully Accredited by the Council of Legal Education (CLE). This is the statutory regulator of Legal Education and Training in Kenya, among other functions as stipulated in the Legal Education Act (2012). Riara University is proud to have held the status of Full Accreditation from its inception in 2012.

Riara University holds Full Accreditation status from the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) as both a Training Centre as well as an Examinations Centre.

Riara University is accredited by SAP under the SAP University Alliance Programme. SAP is a global leader in ICT Enterprise Application Software. Major Corporates globally run on SAP Systems, including Riara University. RU is one of only a couple of universities accredited by SAP to train in SAP Business One Applications.

Our Core Purpose

Our core purpose is to Empower lives, and Impact communities.

What we believe in

  • Excellence – We have only one standard EXCELLENCE!
  • Leading by Example – We strive to lead by EXAMPLE.
  • Teamwork – We cultivate the spirit of TEAMWORK.
  • Integrity – We are ETHICAL and PROFESSIONAL in our CONDUCT.
  • Innovation – We encourage and reward INNOVATION, especially BREAKTHROUGH IDEAS.

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Student Laptop Purchase Program (SLPP)

The Student Laptop Purchase Program (SLPP) is a partnership by Kenya Education Network (KENET) with Microsoft Corporation and Intel. The program provides students, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to purchase genuine and business-class laptops from multiple vendors at discounted prices to support their learning activities.

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