Celebrities rushing for Quality UK degrees in Kenya without travelling out and leaving the field of their expertise

Ghafla! has learnt that events organizer-cum-Deputy Director in charge of State branding and events, Big Ted, is joining Edulink International College to pursue UK degree.


On 15 Sept 2016, The University of Northampton’s Business School Associate Professor Dr Holger Siemons presented a scholarship award to the showbiz act to study at Edulink International College Nairobi of Business and Entrepreneurship, an offer Big Ted gladly took.

Thomas Kwaka aka Big Ted now has God answering his prayers. He is now headed back to class for a bachelor’s degree thanks to the University of Northampton.A thankful Big Ted said he was ready to go back to school and pursue the offer.

Edulink International College Nairobi working in partnership with the University of Northampton in the UK, offers business degrees in the areas of Business Studies, Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Marketing.

On Saturday 3 December 2016, Edulink International College Nairobi (EICN) will have an Open Day on its campus on Ngong Road &Ndemi Junction.

A UK degree is a prized accreditation that is recognized by employers across the world. Edulink International College Nairobi, in collaboration with the University of Northamptonhas been accredited by Commission for University Education (CUE) to offer UK degrees in Business.

Edulink allows undergraduates to benefit from direct access to University of Northampton degree courses which are delivered within a homely atmosphere with world class modern facilities at its Nairobi facility located at Adams Arcade, Ngong Rd – Ndemi Road Junction.

The institution is helping students to save cost of travelling to the UK to acquire degrees, and has attracted over 50+Kenyan students including a few known celebrities in its first intake.

In regards to the UK degree, EICN uses a hybrid learning model to expand its learning opportunities and maximize on the use of technology. This is one reason why celebrities are deciding on studying there.Hybrid learning is a model of course design that combines traditional face-to-face class time with online and out-of-class course work. It is also flexible allowing students with jobs and other hustles (like celebs) to find a balance between work and school.

Interestingly, UK accredited BA (Hons.) Business and Entrepreneurship is the course that most students pursue at Edulink.

There is nothing that excites celebs more than prestige; there is no doubt that Edulink’s State-of-the-art classrooms, library, computer laboratories, café and of course, a fully enabled WiFi campus, also played a major role in attracting celebrities to the institution. After all, everybody wants to learn with the best of the best.


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