PROJECT : CAMPUS CONNECT. COMPANIES/ PARTIES INVOLVED: 1. TSPARRKS ENTERTAINMENT-CODE254. 2. OGOPA DEEJAYS. 3. DAFINA FASHIONS. 4. VAZII CLOTHING TARGET/ AGE-GROUP: (17-45YRS)BACKGROUND:Campus Connect is basically a project aimed at linking all Kenyan Universities and tertiaryinstitutions through a social network dubbed www.campusconnect.co.ke where-by studentsfrom different universities and institutions will get a chance to follow up what is happening intheir own university, other universities and campuses across the country through an interactiveplatform and blogs posted on the website.WHAT NECESSITATED THE IDEA?Campus Connect was born after an urge to try and up all universities to share the same platformevolved. The idea was immensely thought about and evaluated hence the creation of the websiteto facilitate and aid free flow of information to a bigger audience.OBJECTIVES: 1. To improve the communication network between different campuses through this site. 2. To market/ create awareness of social events happening in universities. i.e. Mr. & Miss University Pageants. 3. To promote raw talent among the students by marketing their creative items such as songs, dances, theatrics, and innovations using the website. 4. To report on sporting activities that universities engage in. 5. To market the member universities to viewers. 6. To create a job portal where-by we will advertise for job vacancies, internship opportunities and link up students with potential employers. 7. To advocate for peaceful co-existence between university students. 8. To promote self-employment amongst students through creating a platform where-by they can buy/sell their products online. 9. To promote hosting of campus events such as sporting activities and exchange-programs to ensure there interaction of universities from time to time. 10. To promote awareness forums among the youth on current issues; i.e. politics. 11. To also create a platform for corporates to market/sell their products on the website.
PAGES TO BE FEATURED IN THE WEBSITE:1. EVENTS/ENTERTAINMENT This page will contain all in-campus and out-campus event happenings that will be covered by the campus connect crew and will be aimed at ensuring that all member universities get the highlights of their events captured on the page.2. E-MARKETING. Our website will have an “E-SOKO” page where we shall advertise merchandise for sale that is by students to the outside world and we shall also open up for corporates who may want to market/sell their merchandise through our website to the enormous fan-base of campus students all at a negotiable price.3. CAMPUS NEWS. On this particular page, we will have campus politics, sporting activities, campus news, campus gossips news, and all future projects to be undertaken by the universities. Nonetheless, our viewers will have the chance to comment and give opinions on each article.4. CAMPUS/PERSONAL PROFILES This page will be created in such a way that it is going to have various links of different university websites and their users/ students will be directly linked to them through user account opening.5. JOBS/INTERNSHIPS PORTAL This page will contain a job basket were-as we will collect information from companies recruiting for staff and internship positions and post them on the page. Nevertheless, the portal will be created in such a way students can upload their C.V’S and potential employers can look them up in the pool of C.V’S and contact them.6. ADVERTISMENTS This page will basically contain adverts by companies, organizations, institutions, and individuals who want to take advantage of our huge fan-base to maximize on marketing of their products and services. This will be all done at a negotiated and agreed price.
7. CHUO-CHAT This will be a page where-by users can log in using their username and password. They will be initiated into a live chat with people from other campuses who will have logged in and this will promote a fun and interactive environment where-by we will have one chat- room for all universities and different chat-rooms for specific universities.8. E-LEARNING. This page will facilitate academic aspects where-by lecturers who will have registered with Campus Connect will be eligible to post assignments, notifications, projects, and academic material on the website for students from their respective universities to view.9. POLITICS. This page will basically contain adverts, visions& manifestos of aspiring politicians vying for political seats in the upcoming general elections and will have a platform for youth to interact with the political aspirants and ask questions while they express their views.10. AWARDS CORNER. This page will contain profiles of different individuals/campuses celebrating their extra- ordinary performance in various categories be it in academics, sports, innovative projects or extra-curricular activities. CONCLUSION As a firm strategy to ensure the project is fully-implemented and comes into action effectively, the CAMPUS CONNECT TEAM is going to embark on a CAMPUS CONNECT TOUR on all universities in the country in an entourage of celebrated musicians and public figures in the entertainment industry to create an awareness and popularize the project by getting each campus to join and participate in the project. More-over, as the CAMPUS CONNECT TEAM, we will advocate for the universities to establish CAMPUS CONNECT CLUBS/SOCIETIES to act as on-ground operators for the project and collect information for the website.
LOGITICS THAT NEED TO BE PUT IN PLACE FOR THE CAMPUS CONNECT TOUR TOBE A SUCCESS. Website Website Managers Media Sound equipment Deejays MCS Fashion Showcase Outfits Models Event Co-ordinators Groundsmen Transport Accomodation Security T-shirts, Caps, wristbands UNIVERSITIES TO BE VISTIED FOR THE CAMPUS CONNECT TOUR. MULTI-MEDIA UNIVERSITY UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY-USIU NAIROBI UNIVERSITY- (MAIN, CHIROMO, UPPER AND LOWER KABETE, PARKLANDS, KIKUYU.) KENYA METHODIST UNIVERSITY- (KEMU HUB AND MAIN CAMPUS) PRESBYTERIAN UNIVERSITY- (KIKUYU AND KISII CAMPUSES) AFRICAN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY- (KISII, ELRORET, MERU AND TOWN CAMPUSES) JKUAT- KAREN, (THIKA AND KISII CAMPUSES) DAYSTAR UNIVERSITY- (MAIN CAMPUS AND ATHI-RIVER CAMPUS.) EAST-AFRICAN UNIVERSITY-
KITENGELA CAMPUSMASENO UNIVESITY-KISUMUEGERTON UNIVERSITYGRETSA UNIVERSITY-THIKAKENYATTA UNIVERSITYMOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITYMOI UNIVERSITYMASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITYNAROK UNIVERSITYMOMBASA POLYTECHNICKENYA POYTECHNICPAN-AFRICAN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITYBARATON UNIVERSITY OF E.ACATHOLIC UNIVERSITYSTRATHMORE UNIVERSITYRIARA UNIVERSITYKENYA COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTANCY-KCAPWANI UNIVERSITYST. PAULS UNIVERSITY