Alupe University College (AUC), which is a Constituent College of Moi University, is one of the newest University Colleges in the Country. It was established through the Alupe Legal Order Gazette Notice No 163 of 24th July 2015.
Its Council was constituted vide special gazette notice No.136 of 7th November 2016. It was started following a request by the then Busia North community to the then President of Kenya H.E Hon Mwai Kibaki when he visited the area on 18th September 2007. Subsequently it started as the Alupe Campus of Moi University in 2008.
The University College has 200 acres of land in Busia County. It is located 7 kilometres from Busia town on the Busia-Malaba Road. It is 23 kilometres from Malaba town. It is situated in Teso South constituency of Busia County and is the only Public University in the Busia County.
It neighbours Uganda and therefore will expand the international student exchange programs including cross border training and research in the East African region. It will work with the neighbouring KEMRI, KALRO and LBDA scientists in teaching, research and service provision to the Kenyan population and in the region.
Alupe University College aims to be the bastion of knowledge in the Sciences and in Education, Business Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, Human Resource Development, Tourism and Hospitality.
To be a world-class University that is committed to achieving academic excellence, integrity and quality research
To create, evaluate, apply, preserve and share knowledge in a free, open and inclusive environment of intellectual inquiry, for the betterment of society
Bastion of Knowledge
Embrace integrity in teaching, learning and research
Creativity and Innovation
Commitment to promoting and supporting resourcefulness and the advancement of new ideas
Commitment to quality teaching, research and service delivery
Good Corporate Governance
Prudent management of resources and best practice in leadership
Endeavour to provide services that meet the needs of the client
Promotion of a spirit of working together, internally and externally in an open and respectful way