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MESSAGE FROM THE SENIOR SECURITY OFFICER

 

Edwinson

Mr Edwinson N Wekesa
Senior Security Officer – Bomet University College

Address: P O Box 701 -20400, Bomet- Kenya, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Edwinson N Wekesa holds a Bachelor Science in Criminology and Security Management (Security Management and loss Prevention) from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and a Diploma in Security Management from Kenya Institute of Criminal Justice. Certificate in Fraud Management from school of Military Intelligence Britain (MIC), Certificate in Security and Intelligence from school of Military Intelligence (Kenya), Certificate in Record Management and Archive from Technical University of Kenya Edwinson is also a Certified Fraud Management officer. Certified intelligent officer. He is currently the Senior Security Officer of Bomet University College. 

Security department is under the office of the Principal. It is headed by a Senior Security Officer who reports to the Principal. The University College operates a hybrid system of security where we have University College security staff and contracted security service provider (Best Africa Security Expert). We both work together to provide safety to lives and property in the University College.
The roles of the department in the University College are;-
• To protect lives and property
• To investigate criminal acts in the University College.
• To gather intelligence reports and advise the University College Management accordingly
• Apprehend offenders in the University College.
• Liaise with Government security agencies on matters of security in the University College. 
• Conduct safety training and safety drill in the University College.
• Provide emergency response in case of fires and other disasters
• Maintaining safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, water hydrants and smoke detectors
• Advice the university management on matters of security

University like any other society is not immune to crime. Commonly reported crimes in University are;-
• Theft (stealing) – there is so much theft in University targeting laptops and smart phones. Don’t leave your valuables unattended or in plain view. Ensure that you lock your doors and windows at night when asleep and when you are away.
• Alcohol and substance abuse/ peddling drugs. Please note that students in University are now taking a wide range of drugs in what they call soft form e.g cookies baked from bhang.
• Suicides and attempted suicide
• Assaults/fighting
• Pirating
• Cooking in hostels
• Forgery and making of official documents without authority – banking slips, exam cards, fees receipts, academic transcipts
• Obtaining by false pretences
• Cyber crimes e.g cyber stalking, spoofing etc.

 
Crime will always occur. It does not require hardened offender. Crime requires only an opportunity.
 

Official Library Opening & Operating Hours:
• Monday – Friday :- 8:00 a.m – 10:00 p.m
• Saturdays           :- 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
• Sundays             : – 1:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m.

Library services
• Circulation services – these include lending and return of information materials
• Reference and referral services
• Bibliographic services
• Electronic services – the library subscribes e-books and e-journals.
• Photocopying services
• Internet services
• User registration and clearance.

Subscribed E-Resources 

Cambridge Journals
Subject Strengths: Politics, Linguistics, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Science, and Medicine

 Chicago Journals

Subject Strengths: Economics, Education, Humanities, Law, Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

 EBSCO

The databases provide access to just over 16,500 abstracted and indexed journals from all branches of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and humanities.

 Emerald

Management and library & information services journals. The service also provides access to leading titles in marketing, business disciplines, engineering and materials science. 

Gale Thompson

This database contains articles on: Current Events, Economics, Education, History, Humanities, Literature and Art, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and more. 

JSTOR

 Economics, History, Political science, Archeology, African Studies, Music, Art & Art History, Business, Ecology & Botany, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics

Law Africa

Subject strengths:
Articles, Bills, Case Search, Cause List, Legal Notices, Newsletters and many more

 Oxford

Biological Sciences, Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing and Physics

 Project Muse

Area and Ethnic Studies, Art and Architecture, Creative Writing, Education, Film, Theater, and Performing Arts, History, Language and Linguistics, Library Science and Publishing, Literature, Medicine and Health, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Science, Technology, and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Studies by Time Period Women’s Studies, Gender, and Sexuality

 SAGE

Subject Strengths: Humanities, Social Sciences, Scientific, Technical and Medical

 Taylor & Francis

Information Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Language & Literature, Law, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health, Museum, Heritage Studies & Visual Arts, Physical Sciences, Reference & Information Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Leisure, Travel & Tourism and Urban Studies

 Wiley Interscience 

Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Science, Education Engineering, Law Life Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine and Healthcare, Physics and Astronomy, Polymers and Materials Science, Psychology, Social Sciences

 UNESCO Publications 

Education; Natural Sciences; Social & Human Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Communication & Information; Climate Change; Biodiversity Initiative; Culture of Peace & Non-Violence; Dialogue among Civilizations; Education for Sustainable development; Foresight and Anticipation; Gender Equality; HIV and AIDS; ICT in Education; Africa Least Developed Countries; Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses; Science Education; Small Island Developing States Youth.

Online Books

ebrary

 Anthropology, Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine ,Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Technology.

Open Access Databases

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

Data World Bank

Subject strengths: Agriculture & Rural Development, Health, Aid Effectiveness, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Labor & Social Protection, Economic Policy & External Debt, Poverty, Education, Private Sector, Energy & Mining, Public Sector, Environment, Science & Technology, Financial Sector, Social Development, Gender; and Urban Development.

East and Central Africa (EAC) Documents and Publications.

The links provides access to Documents and Publications generated within EAC.

Kenya Open Data.

This site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just a taste of what’s to come. The information here is key to improving transparency, unlocking social and economic value, and building Government in Kenya.

KIPPRA

Publications by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA).

STAFF PROFILES

Rose                                                                                 Elisha    

Mrs. Rose Chelangat Cheborgei                                                                   Mr. Elisha Kirui

       Curriculum vitae                                                                                     Curriculum vitae

 

Vision

To be a high quality health services provider for students, staff and their dependents.

Mission

To be the preferred health care provider in workplace maintaining high quality health of staff and students by providing high achievable standards of preventive and curative health care.
Core Values
Our values are:
• Professionalism and ethics
• Confidentiality
• Timeliness
• Environmental friendliness
• Honesty
• Integrity
• Accountability
• Teamwork

 

Clinical Services

Through our multidisciplinary approach to healthcare, Bomet Universty College Health Unit provides access to a variety of medical needs with a full range of clinical services. This approach brings together the work of clinicians and other care providers across different specialties to ensure that our patients receive comprehensive, personalized care at our service delivery point.
Outpatient Care
Patients who require general medical services such as;
• Routine physicals,
• Evaluation of non-emergency medical complaints, and
• Follow up of medical conditions may visit the health facility.
Triage
Triage is routinely done to patients who do not have an appointment and have an urgent medical condition. Patients will be assessed and depending on the severity of the presentation, will be seen on the same day by a clinician.  Urgent cases always take priority with immediate attention being offered. Patients who are seriously ill or injured may be sent to the emergency department of a local hospital.

Nutrition Services
The role of the University Health Unit in Nutrition Service provision is to equip and support members of the University College community with the knowledge and skills needed to make and implement healthy nutrition choices.

Mental Health Services
The Mental Health Service provides the following with:
• Short Term Individual Therapy,
• Group Therapy, Medication Evaluations and
• Medication Management,
• Mental Health Emergencies,
• Suicide Prevention Program.

Laboratory
Our laboratory processes a wide variety of test requests.  Some tests are performed in the laboratory and some are sent out to designated reference laboratories.

 

 

Admission letters for 2020/2021 New students are ready and they have been send to respective emails which was registered during application. Kindly confirm or come and collect it at Bomet University College.


Bomet University College Students admission list 2020/2021 Click to download

Our History

Location
Bomet University College is located in Bomet town, Bomet County in the South Rift region of Kenya. It is approximately 224 Kms, at a bearing of 2280 to the West of Nairobi, through Mai Mahiu-Narok-Kaplong road. It is approximately 2.7 Kms off the Kaplong - Narok Highway, South East of Bomet Town.

Contacts
Mailing Address
Bomet University College (A Constituent College of Moi University)
P.O. Box 701 - 20400
Bomet - kenya
Web Page: www.buc.ac.ke
Email: info@buc.ac.ke or principal@buc.ac.ke