The aims and objectives of the Union shall be:-

1.To buttress gender equity and equal opportunities without any form of discrimination on the basis of among others, sex, race, tribe, religion or ideology.
2.To regulate and improve relations between members specified in Article 4 (a) and the Universities’ Councils; the students of the Kenya’s public Universities and other relevant stakeholders.
3.To bring together and unite the academic staff of all grades and qualifications in Kenya’s universities as described by 4(a)
4.To secure complete organization within the Union of all academic staff employed in the Universities as specified in Article (a).
5.To provide the instrument of co-operation among the academic staff; academic labour unionization the aggregation and articulation of their collective views, interests, opinions and decisions upon matters affecting university education in particular and national education in general.
6.To participate in all matters aimed at improving quality and standards of education in Kenya.