The Senate is the supreme academic organ of the institution. The Senate is responsible for ensuring that appropriate and high academic standards are maintained by the institution. KIBU is expected to have all its new academic programmes given the final approval by Senate. The Senate is also expected to approve examination results for the degree programmes and any postgraduate qualifications. For all the programmes approved by Senate, the Senate shall also approve the admission requirements and the standards to be attained by the candidates in the respective examinations in order to qualify with the degree or award. The degrees and postgraduate qualifications awarded by KIBU shall be as approved by Senate.