BRIEF HISTORYBungoma Town campus college was established in 1998 as a campus with the aim of providing alternative educational opportunities especially the KASNEB and other short courses. It is headed by a Coordinator who is appointed by the Board of Governors, Sangálo Institute of Science and Technology (SIST). It is situated at Catholic Commercial Plaza in Bungoma Town, along Bungoma-Mumias road adjacent to Catholic church. It has ambient strategic and good for learning environment. Since then, the courses offered in the Campus have been diversified to include programmes in high demand in the job market driven Courses that have since been introduced to meet the demand. The campus provides Excellent facilities that include well equipped Computer Labs, Library & Lecture rooms. Courses offered are in two modes i.e full-time and part time. This mode of study has attracted many students who find the flexibility appealing to their schedules. The courses offered appeal to both school leavers and professionals who need to advance the careers. They are market driven and tailor made for each market segment. The fee structure is also competitive and attracts many students.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology is in a rural set up with Bungoma Town as the nearest urban centre. To effectively cater for the Science and Technology programs offered up to Diploma level, the Institute found it necessary to extend its training services closer to the working class people who hanker for further studies but due the distance from bungoma Town to the Institute, it was felt that a Town Campus be established. Among the aims and objectives are but not limited to;
- To offer demand driven and tailor made courses in Bungoma Town.
- To offer full time, part time, evening and school based classes for the residents of Bungoma Town and its environs who could not access learning / training facilities on regular arrangements in other colleges.
- To reduce the need for boarding facilities at the Main Campus.
- To take advantage of proximity of such services like Hotel Industry, ICT, Agro – business etc that offer affordable apprenticeship for our trainees.