Life of a student is an important and dynamic component of an active tertiary education experience.
It provides the with an opportunity for students to develop academically, socially and economically.
Universities have a responsibility of providing holistic education of their graduates to prepare students for eventual entry into the work force, entrepreneurship and innovations.
Many graduates from the IHL in Kenya either fail to find employment for far too long or are under-employed or do jobs not related to their professional training.
This is partly attributed to skills mismatch or limited response to the dynamic
There is need for strategies towards seamless transition from learning to earning.
An effective OCS (set up on 23rd January 2019 by the Ministry of Education)offers great potential to play this role.
OCS Objectives/strategies include support on career services, guiding and counseling services, student/industry linkages, apprenticeships, career fairs, recruitments, venture capitals and graduate-tracker services, job interview training.