Partnership between Umma University and Gateway Islamic Finance Advisory
Dr. Idle Farah with Rahma Hersi, Head of Africa Practice during formalization of partnership with Gateway Islamic Finance Advisory with with view to making an impact on the Islamic Economy; Teaching, Policy and Practice in Kenya. Rahma Hersi earlier held a the truly inspirational presentation on Education, Knowledge and Understanding
UNHCR Special Envoy for Somalia Refugee Situation visits Umma University Kajiado
Amb. Mohamed Abdi Affey, Special Envoy for Somalia Refugee Situation, UNCHR during the courtesy call to the Dr. Idle Farah discussing the support of our sponsors Direct-Aid International and access to university education for Somali refugees.
Courtesy call by Hon. Philip S. Mpaayei, the Senator Kajiado County
Dr. Idle O. Farah with Hon. Philip S. Mpaayei, the Senator Kajiado County when he paid a courtesy call on Friday, 8th June, 2018.
Smartboard Training
Dr. Idle O. Farah with Prof Karama (DVC - ARSA) and lecturers during the Smartboard training at Kajiado Campus on 23rd May 2018.
Courtesy Call to TUM VC
Courtesy call to Prof. Laila Abubakar of Technical University of Mombasa.
MEWA Meeting
Meeting with Management and trustees of MEWA Hospital with regards to the training of health workers.
Council Retreat
BOT, Council and Management during the retreat at Maanzoni Lodge on the 9th - 12th May 2018.
Participants of the symposium “Strengthening grassroots cooperation for improving service delivery in Kenyan counties” at Umma University, Kajiado Campus on the 24th April 2018.
School of Business and Technology Retreat
Council Vice Chair, Arch. Abdullatif Khan (centre seated) with Council member Ali Mahmud (second seated from right), Dr. Idle Farah, DVC PAF (second seated from left), Prof. Mohamed Karama, DVC Academics Research and Students Affairs (seated right) and Umar H. Abdalla, CEO of Africa Education and Development Trust
Launch of Umma University Students Support Program
Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Education launches the UUSPP assisted byDr Abbas Gullet, Chancellor, Umma University, Dr Vijoo Rattansi, Chancellor, University of Nairobi and H.E Mohamud Mohamed Ali, Governor, Marsabit County.
Launch of Umma University Student Support Program
Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Education, launches the student support program at Laico Regency on 13th February 2018.
Launch of Umma University Student Support Program
Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Education, with the Chancellor Dr. Abbas Gullet, BOT, Council and VC of Umma University.
Council Chair address
Council Chair Dr. Abdul Rahman Saleh Al-Muhailan address the congregation
Chancellor Confers Degree
Dr Abbas Gullet confers degrees during the graduation ceremony
Dignitaries grace the 1st commencement ceremony
The Chancellor Dr. Abbas Gullet with CAS Education, Simon Kachapin, Kajiado Governor Ole Lenku and Leader of Majority Hon. Aden Dualle
The Graduating class of 2018
Graduating class of 2018

Message from Vice Chancellor

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In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

Umma University is an Islamic-based University in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE) with a goal to increasing access to quality higher education, research and community service. The University endeavors to nurture innovative leaders with high moral uprightness to intellectually contribute to development and the transformational agenda of the people of Kenya and beyond. The University objective is to stimulate learning and research with the spirit of imparting critical thinking and problem solving skills to benefit the society. Our University doors are open to all (regardless of the creed, race or gender) to facilitate positive engagements to advantage quality teaching, discovery and utilization of technologies, where all these are integrated to address challenges afflicting humanity like ignorance, poverty, hunger, conflicts, corruptions and diseases.  Umma University is a unique university with holistic model for higher education that differentiates it from public and private universities in Kenya.

Our main campus in Kajiado and other learning centers are located in serene environment conducive for learning, conducting research and serving the communities by nurturing bonds of care, love and unity.  Our sincere appreciation to the National government and Kajiado County Government, for accepting to join hands with us to plant the knowledge seeds for today and future generation. The ultimate goal of the University of Excellence is to produce graduate of high moral values, who are innovative and capable of giving back to society.

With its strong professional and scholarly foundation, Umma University is well prepared to look into the future with hope, courage and confidence. Our policies, practices and ethics demands from us that we favorably establish links and collaborative partnership with governments, organizations, partners, groups and communities with a focus of win-win situation.

Umma University has unique niches in the area of Islamic Banking and Finance, Arabic language, and Islamic sciences in Kenya and in the region and is a pioneer in the knowledge integration of modern sciences and divine revelation as a critical incubator to nurture talented young generation as it draws its strength from combined Islamic values and conventional sciences. As a Centre of excellence, we are committed to drive sustainable development in counties by contributing to strategic communities’ capacity development activities in line with Kenya Development Blue Print of Vision 2030 and Counties CIDPs.  It is our hope to offer always quality learning programs that meets and exceeds the need of the society in terms of development and spiritual needs.

I warmly invite and welcome you to Umma University.


Idle Omar Farah PhD OGW

Vice Chancellor

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