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Results of a lottery for students’ accommodation at Maseno University

Results of a lottery for students’ accommodation at Maseno University A lottery to determine the students who would get rooms at Maseno University was conducted as from 11.00 a.m today (03/09/2013) in the office of the deputy vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs in the presence of the Director, Students Welfare Services, Ag. Deputy Registrar, Academic Affairs, Ag. Dean of Students, Director ICT, Ag. Manager, Accommodation and Catering Services, SOMU president and the SOMU secretary general.

All the first years, all medical students, the disabled, SOMU leaders, students who had differed and continuing students with special medical conditions had been booked in the rooms by Friday (30/09/2013). After all these considerations, there were 151 vacant bed spaces for male students and 395 vacant bed spaces for the female students. There were 1296 male and 699 female continuing students who had applied for the rooms by the deadline of receiving the applications. Out of these, 925 male students and 577 female students had cleared the University fees and therefore qualified to included in the lottery.

After a randomized selection process, the first 151 male students were lucky to be allocated the remaining bed spaces, while 395 female students were lucky to be allocated the remaining bed spaces for the females. In addition, 70 male and 80 female students will be picked on the random list based on the ascending order and be placed on the waiting list to be filled by spaces allocated to the first years who shall not have reported by end of business on Friday, 6th of September, 2013. Arrangements are being done by the finance department to refund the students on the list of applicants who were not lucky in the lottery to be accommodated in the University on Tuesday, 11th September, 2013. The list is hereby attached.


Erick Otieno Nyambedha,
PhD Director, Students’ Welfare Services,
Maseno University.