Ninety-two students were conferred medicine and nursing degrees in the convocation ceremony held on February 1, 2011 at the Aga Khan Pavilion, Nairobi.
Fourteen students received a Master of Medicine with specialties in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, General Surgery, Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Paediatrics and Child Health.
The Advanced Nursing School graduated 76 students, of which 38 received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and 38 students were awarded the Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing Diploma.
An Award of Distinction was also conferred for the first time in AKU in East Africa to Dr Mushtaq Ahmed. This award is approved by the University’s Chancellor and the Board of Trustee and presented in order to recognize and honour outstanding persons who have contributed constructively and consistently to the development of the University.
The chief guest was Dr Kilemi Mwiria, Assistant Minister of Higher Education.