Machakos University is a preferred University of Excellence in Scholarship and Service Delivery. To provide scholarly education through training, research and innovation for industrial and socio-economic transformation of our communities
The office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Linkages is currently being supported by a Board responsible for various functions related to research, Innovation and Technology activities.
The Machakos University Alumni Association (MksUAA) was launched in September 2017 under the Universities Act of 2012.The Association joins together all the graduates of the University to participate in governance and development of their Alma Mater by socializing and networking.
Machakos University was founded in 1957 as a Technical Rural Training School by the then colonial Government. It was converted into Machakos Technical and Trade School in 1958, Machakos Technical School in 1967,