1. Provide education directly, or in collaboration with other institutions, and in so doing provide for the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya;

  2. Participate in scholarly work, the discovery, transmission, utilization, preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellectual participation of students in the economical, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya;

  3. Offer continuing professional development courses;

  4. Determine the curriculum and its mode of delivery and to specify the admission criteria;

  5. Conduct examinations for and to grant and confer such academic awards as may be provided for in the Act and the Statutes;

  6. Establish new colleges, faculties, schools, institutes, departments, other resource and administrative units and centres; and

  7. Promote the general welfare of staff and students;