Latest News in Vice-Chancellor Office

Cancer book launch

A book on cancer treatment and diagnosis has been launched at the College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi.  The book is authored by Prof. Nicholas Othieno Abinya, from the Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics.   Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi who was the Chief Guest during the book launch asked University dons to publish more or perish.  



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Mitsubishi Corporation awards 14 scholarships to UoN students.

The giant multinational, Mitsubishi Corporation, has today pledged to continue supporting bright and needy students from the University of Nairobi.



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Skills Hunt summit

University of Nairobi students have been urged to seek mentors, coaches and develop soft skills if they want to succeed in life.



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Manu Chandaria Auditorium
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UNES to build Science and Technology Park

University of Nairobi Enterprises Services (UNES), a subsidiary of the University of Nairobi (UoN)   has been awarded a contract to develop the National Master Plan for Science and Technology Parks in Kenya.

UNES will develop the designs for technology parks for Konza City Technopolis and Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and Science.



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Happy Easter Holidays

Wishing all staff, students, alumni, partners, 
 and friends of the University of Nairobi best wishes during this Easter season.

May the Almighty God continue to bless you in all your endeavours.



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Rotaract gives sponsorship to six students

Some six students from the University of Nairobi have been selected to benefit from scholarship opportunities sponsored by the Rotaract Club of Nairobi.



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Technical Evaluation team sensitized

University of Nairobi staff in senior management positions who constitute members of the technical committees on procurement have been trained on the technical evaluation process.  The three days sensitization is currently ongoing at the Central Catering Unit, (CCU). The training is from April, 10-12, 2017.



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IBM research to build center of excellence

International technology giant, International British Machines (IBM), is keen to establish a center of excellence in government technologies in Africa in collaboration with the University of Nairobi.



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Triple Helix Conference

The International Triple Helix Summit is underway at the Manu Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi Towers, where experts from government, academia and industry have gathered to explore how ICT and data can be used to accelerate the attainment of SDG goals.  The Summit is taking place from April 5-6, 2017.



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East African Portland Cement and UoN Work on Collaboration.

East African Portland Cement and the University of Nairobi have entered into negotiations with an aim of signing a Memorandum of Understanding on possible areas of collaborations.



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Nation Leadership Forum

It was a full house at the Manu Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi Towers as Kenyans engaged top ranking government officials and experts in agriculture and water as the country seeks to find  solutions to Kenya’s pressing issues of food accessibility, availability and affordability.



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Post Harvest Conference

Scientists across the African continent have been challenged to provide practical ways of dealing with  food loss and waste in order to an end food insecurity across the continent.



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Complaints handling mechanism

University of Nairobi staff members working at the Students Welfare Authority, SWA, have been urged to embrace teamwork as they discharge their mandate and their complaints handling efforts.



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Chancellor signs visitors book

The University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi has donated Ksh. 9 Million worth of books to the School of Law Library in Parklands.



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UoN and People’s Friendship University of Russia to collaborate.

The University of Nairobi and People’s Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) are working on a joint collaboration that we will see the two institutions benefit from joint research, student and staff exchange programs.



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Arts and Innovation

Kenyan musicians and artists have been challenged to embrace technology in order to grow their influence and fan base.

Innovation, it was revealed have helped many artists improve their trade. Several examples of international artists were mentioned during the symposium and how they have leveraged on technology and have gained massively.



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Business Magnates challenge universities on funding

Business Magnates Dr. Chris Kirubi and Uchumi Supermarket Chief Executive Officer, Dr. James Kipngetich have challenged Universities to work on new ways of revenue generation and avoid over reliance on the exchequer.



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Nairobi Innovation Week Opening Ceremony

The government’s effort to create 1 Million jobs annually for the young people is still underway and will be rolled out soon. This has been confirmed by Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Mr. Joe Mucheru.



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Nairobi Innovation Week  Side Event

The young people are the key to economic growth. The solution to high unemployment rate in Kenya and economic growth of our country lies with the young people.

This was the rallying cry to the young Kenyans to rise up and innovate, form companies, business ventures and create employment. They were urged to embrace technology while doing so.



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|Barclays donates 6M towards Nairobi Innovation Week.

Barclays Bank of Kenya , the title sponsor for Nairobi Innovation Week, has donated Kshs. 6M towards Nairobi Innovation Week.  The cheque was received by the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, today, March, 3, 2017. 



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CUE Exhibition

Kenya will soon adopt the Open University system to tap into the rich academic potential of its scholars living abroad in a bid to improve the quality of University education. This was revealed by Dr. Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. 



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Nairobi Innovation Week Sponsors

Nairobi Innovation Week, the flagship program of the University of Nairobitoday received a big boost when corporate partners came to support the initiative.



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Performance Contract Signing...

The University of Nairobi Council led by the Chairperson, Mrs. Pascalia C. C Koske has today signed performance contract with University Management Board Members composed of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the College Principals.



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Nation Media Group is the Official Media Partner for Nairobi Innovation Week

The Nation Media Group (NMG), the largest media house in East and Central Africa, is the official media partner for Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 (NIW2017)  



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UoN Vice-Chancellor discuss university finances with staff

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi has addressed varsity staff members on the current state of university finances and the 2017/2018 budgetary allocations.  He was speaking in Millennium Hall 1 Chiromo Campus today, November 17, 2017.



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Job Evaluation by SRC

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission, SRC, has begun a 30 days job evaluation exercise for the University of Nairobi staff.

The exercise will involve evaluation of the available jobs at the University of Nairobi, analysis of the jobs and description of the jobs, doing a salary comparison with other universities and research institutions and finally writing a report on the evaluation excise. 



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University of Nairobi Graduate Business School established.

The University of Nairobi , School of Business has been challenged to benchmark with the best Universities in the world like Harvard as they seek to establish a Graduate Business School.



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SEMIS launched.

University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences have launched Seed Enterprise Management Institute, SEMIS.



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Norfolk Hotel
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Universities urged to diversify funding..

Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors of private and public universities have been asked to diversify their funding models and avoid relying heavily on the exchequer.



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NORHEAD Universities discuss progress.

Project managers and directors discussed the progress of the NORHED project that has been doing capacity building and infrastructure development in various universities in Africa.



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Post Harvest Conference

The inaugural post harvest loss congress has been launched by Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, who urged innovators, researchers to take their innovations and technological solutions to farmers who need it most.  The event was held at Norfolk Hotel, on Tuesday, 17, 2017.



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Vice Chancellor welcomes First Years Class of 2016/2017.

The University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor has urged First Years Class of 2016/2017 to dream big and pursue their dreams.



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Students benefit from DAAD Scholarship

Ten University of Nairobi students pursuing a Masters course in German studies are the beneficiaries of this year’s DAAD scholarships.

The students drawn from various African countries are pursuing their masters’ degrees in German studies at the University of Nairobi’s Department of Linguistics and Languages.



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Chinese XinYu University

The University of Nairobi and XinYu University from China have entered into discussions on possible ways of collaboration in areas of new energy engineering, commonly known as solar energy.



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First Years Orientation-

The University of Nairobi has opened its doors to First Years Class of 2016/2017. The January intake has commenced in earnest. The other four colleges admitted students in September, 2016.

The four colleges being: College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, and College of Health Sciences.



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World Trade Organization-

The Kenyan Ambassador/ permanent representative to United Nations office in Geneva, Dr. Stephen Karau, has challenged the University of Nairobi (UoN) to be a central think-tank for Kenya on matters of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements.



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Engineering Fund Launched.

The School of Engineering, College of Architecture and Engineering, CAE, has launched an Engineering Fund, to support innovation and engineering student projects.



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Rattansi Educational Trust supports needy students.

Rattansi Educational Trust has given Kshs. 60 Million worth of scholarships to students from poor background to support their education endeavors.  The donation was done today, December, 19, 2016 at the Vice Chancellors Boardroom.



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Engineering Board of Kenya to accredit Biosystems Engineering Course.

The Engineering Board of Kenya is currently inspecting the facilities and  teaching resources and infrastructure at the Department of Environment and Bio-systems Engineering,  School of Engineering, University of Nairobi.



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Earth System Governance

The inaugural Earth System Governance Conference to be held in African was held at the University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and hosted by Wangari Maathai Institute.



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Nairobi Innovation Week Breakfast Meeting.

The organizing committee of Nairobi Innovation Week held a breakfast meeting at Nairobi Inter-Continental Hotel, where business starts ups, innovators were urged to celebrate their failures as their work towards commercialization.



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UoN Towers handed over to University Management.

The iconic University of Nairobi Towers has been officially handed over by the contractor, China Wu Yi to the University of Nairobi Management following its successful completion.



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University of Nairobi 56th Graduation Ceremony.

It was all joy at the University of Nairobi as a total of 8,500 graduands were conferred with degrees and diplomas at the 56th graduation ceremony at the Chancellors court.



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University Ranked among the best universities

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been ranked position 201 in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2017.

UoN is among the top 300 institutions in the 50 countries included in these rankings and is the only institution from the East African region. 



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UoN and Defense College to renew collaboration

The University of Nairobi will soon review and renew its memorandum of understanding with Kenya Defence Staff College.

This was revealed when Commandant, Major General Ngewa Mukala visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office, yesterday, November, 28, 2016.



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Student leaders sworn in as peace ambassadors

Student leaders from various universities have been sworn in as Peace Ambassadors.  The event was witnessed by the Norwegian Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Victor C. Rønneberg on Friday, November, 25, 2016.



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Medical equipment donation to the University of Nairobi Medical School

University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Department of Human Anatomy have received medical equipment, Laparoscopy towers worth Ksh. 18 Million having been donated by Karl Storz, Germany and Philips Technologies. 



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Varsity hosts Africa Human Computer Interface Conference

University of Nairobi is proud to be the host of the first Africa Human Computer Interface Conference, AfriCHI, which has brought together participants from over 21 countries.



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Hon. Francis ole Kaparo

Former Parliament Speaker, Honourable Francis Ole Kaparo urged University students to shun ethnicity and tribalism and work towards a united country. Hon. Kaparo was speaking at the University of Nairobi Main Campus on November, 23, 2016.



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Balala mentors University Students

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Mr. Najib Balala urged University of Nairobi students, the graduating class to maintain their brand and uphold ethics even as they finish their term as university students and join the job market.



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Alumni meets Vice-Chancellor

The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) is highly placed among the strategy and operational pillars of the University of Nairobi.  It is therefore necessary that the Association works towards becoming a World Class one, in line with the University’s corporate vision.



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Celebrations on Climate Change agreement in Paris

University of Nairobi together with other stake holders celebrated the Paris agreement on climate change that came into effect in 2015 after 177 state parties ratified the agreement.



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 Ephy Awuor gets a scholarship award from Chinese Ambassador,

Bright and needy students from various colleges of the University of Nairobi have benefited from Chinese Ambassador Scholarship. The 20 students were selected on merit and based on their academic achievements.



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Chinese Language launch

The staff from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will start learning the Chinese Language at the University of Nairobi Confucius Institute.



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CASE Conference

The University of Nairobi in partnership with Strathmore University will host The 11th Annual CASE Africa Conference 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a premier event and Africa's largest annual gathering of professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing on behalf of educational institutions.   



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Papal Site to be Preserved

The Papal Altar at the University of Nairobi will soon be gazetted and preserved as a historical site. The negotiations are underway to have the site preserved for its historical significance and to be managed by the Government of Kenya, the University of Nairobi and the Museum of Kenya.



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UoN Students visits KNH Hospital

University of Nairobi students visited young children who have been admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital, Cancer Ward on Saturday, 30, 2016.



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Japan Ambassador to Kenya

Top seven Universities from Japan held a successful education fair at the University of Nairobi, Main Campus on October 26, 2016.



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World Youth Alliance Leadership Forum

The University of Nairobi students and the young people in general have been challenged to rise up and show leadership.  



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University of Nairobi and Washington State University wins grant

The University of Nairobi and Washington State University have jointly won a $ 3.4M per year for a five-year grant.



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Nairobi International Trade Fair 2016

The University of Nairobi has remained a force to reckon with and it displayed its best innovations at the Nairobi International Trade Fair, 2016.  



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FKE Trains University of Nairobi Administrators

The Federation of Kenya Employers, FKE, have trained Administrators from the University of Nairobi on labour laws.  



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Sexual Gender Based Violence

Universities in the country have been challenged to provide safer campuses to students to enable them pursue their academic endeavours without worrying about security issues. The five days symposium is held at the Central Catering Unit and it runs from September 10-15, 2016 .  



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Non-violence celebrations

The University of Nairobi community joined other dignitaries in celebrating the International Day of non-violence on October, 2, 2016 which coincides with the birthday of Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi.   



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Embu University College Graduation

Embu University College, a constituent college of the University of Nairobi held its first graduation ceremony, where a total of 123 students were awarded various degrees and diplomas.



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Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture

The University Of Nairobi Management invites Faculty, Staff and Students to MAHATMA GANDHI MEMORIAL LECTURE on October 3, 2016 in Taifa Hall from 2.00pm – 4:00pm in Celebration of the 10th International Day of Non-Violence in Nairobi, Kenya.



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Debre Markos University to collaborate with University of Nairobi

Debre Markos University and University of Nairobi have started discussions into possible ways of working together to further their academic endeavours.



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20 University of Nairobi Students to get Chinese Ambassador Scholarship

Up to 20 University of Nairobi students from humble backgrounds are set to benefit from the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship. The amount set aside to help the poor students is Kshs. 2 Million.



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Kibwezi Research Unit Upgrade

The University of Nairobi will soon upgrade the Kibwezi Research Unit to a semi autonomous university.

This was revealed yesterday when the Makueni Governor, Prof. Kinuthia Kibwana paid a courtesy call to the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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Samsung C & T Corporation Willing to Sponsor Varsity Teaching & Referral Hospital

For the last 2 years, the University of Nairobi has had plans of building a teaching and referral hospital. Following this quest the University has been looking for partners to fund this project.



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French Development Agency (Afd) and the University of Nairobi has entered into negotiations for approximately 30M USD concessional loan to fund Science and Engineering complex that will.

This is through a program that the French government through French Development Agency (Afd) is set to launch for funding higher education projects in Kenya.



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Hosing Finance and University of Nairobi Collaboration

Kenya’s premier real estate developer, Housing Finance and University of Nairobi has entered into discussions on possible areas of collaboration being; student scholarships, student accommodation, staff housing and credit facilities to staff.



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FKE Training University of Nairobi Senior Administrators

The Federation of Kenya Employers, FKE, have trained Senior Administrators from the University of Nairobi on labour laws.



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Embu University College
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UMB inspects UoN Towers

Members of University of Nairobi Management Board inspected the ongoing construction works at the University of Nairobi Towers just days before the official opening.



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Embu University College
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Siera Leone University and University of Nairobi discuss collaboration

The University of Siera Leone will soon collaborate with the University of Nairobi is areas of engineering and mining.



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Embu University College
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Gender Equality Conference

Women in positions of leadership have been urged to embrace younger women leaders and help them in their journey to the top. Mentorship is important factor towards development.   



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Embu University College
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UoN VC Address First Years

 The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi urged the First Years, Class of 2016/2017 to follow their dreams, urging them that they are not sons of a lesser God.



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University of Nairobi receives First Years Class of 2017.

The University of Nairobi has opened its doors to First Years Class of 2016/2017.



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 Thousands Graduate at 55th Graduation Ceremony

The University of Nairobi is celebrating its 55th Graduation with a total of 4,379 degrees were conferred and diplomas awarded. The  recipients comprised  2,796 Bachelors Degrees, 995 Diploma Certificates, 20 Post-Graduate Diplomas, 545 Masters Degree, 57 Doctor of Philosophy Degree and 1 Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa).



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All is set for Univeristy of Nairobi 55th Graduation Ceremony

All is set for the 55th University of Nairobi Graduation Ceremony on Friday, September 2, 2016 as the Class of 2016 graduates held a successful rehearsal at the Chancellor’s Court.



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55th Graduation

I am pleased to inform you that the 55th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 at 8.00 a.m.

Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, the Chancellor of the University of Nairobi will confer Degrees and award Diplomas at the Chancellor’s Court, adjacent to the Central Catering Unit (CCU), Main Campus.



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African Development Bank to support Agriprenuers

African Development Bank has entered into talks with the University of Nairobi discussing ways of funding up to 10,000 graduating students nationally to help them pursue a career in agribusiness.



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French Symposium by French Students

University of Nairobi, Sub-Department of French held a one day symposium that was attended by none other than the Minister of State Development and Francophonie, Hon. Andre Vallini who encouraged students to adopt technology in to help them master the Language.



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Climate Change Discussions at TICAD 6

In one of the TICAD conference side-events, experts on climate change gathered at the University of Nairobi and held discussions on ways of enhancing resilience against climate change. The side event was moderated by Prof. David Mungai, Deputy Director, Wangari Maathai Institute on Thursday, 25, August, 2016.



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CAA review University of Nairobi Courses

The University Of Nairobi’s Department of Architecture have been successfully reviewed by the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA).  This was revealed by the Validation Board when they visited the Vice-Chancellor, today, August, 24, 2015. 



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President Uhuru Kenya lays the Foundation Stone at Wangari Maathai Campus

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today laid the foundation stone at the University of Nairobi Wangari Maathai Campus.



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Elsevier Publications and University of Nairobi to Collaborate

The world leading publication, Elsevier will soon partner with the University of Nairobi to increase its publications and research outputs.

This was revealed when Elsevier Chairman, Mr. Youngsuk Y. S. Chi visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi in his office on August, 19, 2016.



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University of Nairobi and University of Helsinki discuss collaboration

The University of Nairobi led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi is discussing ways of strengthening the existing collaboration with the University of Helsinki.



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University of Nairobi Council Members tour various infrastructural projects

Members of the Council of the University of Nairobi were today taken round the University to inspect the progress of various infrastructural projects.  Leading the delegation was the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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Rockefeller Foundation Marks Youth Day, urging them to embrace agriculture.

The Rockefeller Foundation partnered with the University of Nairobi to celebrate the Youth Day on August, 11, 2016 at the Main Campus in an event moderated by Comedian Eric Omondi.



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Innovation Week Closes

The most innovative business start ups have been rewarded as the Nairobi Innovation Week came to an end at Taifa Hall, Main Campus, on August, 5, 2016.



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 Universities urged to embrace technology in the teaching

Universities the world over have been faced with several challenges and they have been urged to adapt technology or become obsolete.



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President Uhuru Kenyatta received by University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi

The University of Nairobi will receive an extra Kshs. 100 Million government capitation to support innovation efforts; being incubation and start ups. 



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Commercialization of Research and Innovations

University of Nairobi Researchers and Scientists have been urged to commercialize their research outputs.



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Transform Africa Journal Launched

The University of Nairobi has published a journal, Transforming Africa, the new publication that featured paper presentations made during Nairobi Innovations Week.



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Government urged to support business start ups

The government has been called upon to support start up businesses and innovations in the country to realize any meaningful technological development.



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Making Sense with Cents Master Class

The business start-ups have been challenged to embrace technology as part of their agenda to realize a substantial growth or perish.



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University Senate approves electronic admission of students

The University of Nairobi Senate chaired by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi has approved the electronic admission of students and sending of electronic admission letters to students for the 2016/2017 academic year. The meeting was held at the Central Catering Unit, CCU, July, 28, 2016.



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AIESEC Team meets Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi

The top officials of AIESEC met the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and presented their challenges to him during a courtesy call in his office. The meeting was held at the Vice-Chancellors Boardroom on July, 27, 2016.



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University of Nairobi holds Innovation Week Media Briefing

The University of Nairobi, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, held a media briefing on the 2nd annual Nairobi Innovation Week today, July 26th, 2016 at the Vice-Chancellors Parlour. This year’s Innovation week is set to take place on 1st-5th August, 2016.



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Prof. Horace Campbell Public Lecture at the University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi students have been urged to join the Pan African Movement as their predecessors did to help in developing the African continent.



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India PM, Narendra Modi at the University of Nairobi

India Prime Minister, H. E. Narendra Modi urged students to protect the environment in their pursuit of development endeavours.



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CS, Fred Matian'gi

The Cabinet Secretary, Education Science and Technology, Dr. Fred Matian'gi was accompanied by the PS, Ministry of Interior and Cordination of National Government, Dr. Karanja Kibicho ( not in the picture)  when they held a meeting with Vice-Chancellors from both public and private universities and Principals of constituent colleges. 



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Students mentored on work ethics

University of Nairobi students have been mentored on work ethics by investment giant: Cytonn Investments.  



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National Oil donates equipment worth 100 Million to University of Nairobi

Following the negotiations between the University of Nairobi and National Oil Corporation, in support of the newly launched Bachelors of Petroleum Engineering, the oil giant has donated equipment worth 100 Million shillings.



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Hon. Charles Keter, CS, Energy

Universities have been challenged to partner with the oil and gas industry to produce quality graduates that will meet the needs of the industry.



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UNESCO and University of Nairobi discuss strengthening collaboration

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has entered into discussions with the University of Nairobi about ways of strengthening existing partnerships and using technology to cater for the needs of vulnerable children and the illiterate groups of people.



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Students rewarded at the Makers Space Movement

The Permanent Secretary, Gender Affairs,  Mrs.  Zeinab W. Hussein has challenged female students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses at the University.



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Vice-Chancellor joins conservancy efforts.

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi has called on joint efforts from various stakeholders to save the Maasai Mara ecosystem.



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Dr. Manu Chandaria on a tour of the University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi played host to Philanthropist Dr. Manu Chandaria who was on a tour of projects supported by the Manu Chandaria Foundation.



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Land Governance Conference at Parklands Law Campus

University of Nairobi Parklands Campus held a one day workshop on land governance, where the Chief Guest, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Lands noted that every Kenyan have a right to land ownership.  The workshop was held today, June, 27, 2016.



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University of Nairobi Drivers hold capacity building

University of Nairobi drivers from the Transport Department held a capacity building workshop at the Central Catering Unit where the drivers were sensitized on road safety regulations and urged to work as team. The event was held today, June, 25, 2016.



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Beyond Poverty - Book Launch by Mwangi Mathai

University of Nairobi Press launched one of its latest publications, Beyond Poverty and Vulnerability in Kenya, a book by Mwangi Mathai. The launch was held at the Confucius Institute on June, 23, 2016.



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Second International Yoga Day Celebrations at the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, joined over 6,000 Kenyans to mark the second International Yoga day celebrations at the University grounds today, June, 19, 2016.



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Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi with USA Ambassador Bob Godec

United States Ambassador to Kenya, H. E. Bob Godec today visited Wangari Maathai Campus , located at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences to assess the progress of projects sponsored by his government.



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Indian High Commission with University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi

The Indian delegation led by the High Commissioner of India Ms. Suchitra Dura has pledged to support Nairobi Innovation Week even as they strengthen their ties with the University of Nairobi. 



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World Donor Day at the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi joined other stakeholders from the Health Sector in marking the World Blood Donation Day, at the Great Court on June, 14, 2016.



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Innovation Week Breakfast

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi appealed to the Innovation ecosystem stakeholders to work together so as to solve the issues affecting Kenyans. The breakfast meeting was held at Hotel InterContinental today, June, 14, 2016.



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University of Nairobi Staff from Central Department Trained on Website Technologies

University of Nairobi staff drawn from Central Department has been trained on website technologies. The training was conducted at Chiromo Campus today, June, 10, 2016.



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University Staff Sensitized on Corruption Prevention, Ethics and Integrity.

The University of Nairobi staff from Central Administration has been sensitized on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity. The sensitization workshop was held at the Maktaba Hall, Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library , today June, 8, 2015.



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School of Journalism and US Embassy launches mentorship for Female Journalism Students

A group of female students from the School of Journalism are undergoing a four months mentorship program sponsored by the United States Embassy.  The mentorship program was launched today at the Tribe Hotel today, June, 8, 2016.



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Vice-Chancellor urges University Staff to embrace Teamwork.

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi has urged the University staff to embrace teamwork as their serve the University.

Speaking to Heads of Departments from the Central Units, the Vice-Chancellor noted that it’s only through teamwork that they will be able to achieve their mandate.



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University of Nairobi to Collaborate with Australian Universities.

The University of Nairobi will soon be collaborating with Australian leading Universities like Melbourne and Monarch University.



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University of Nairobi discuss collaboration with Portuguese Embassy

The University of Nairobi has entered into discussions with the Diplomatic Mission Portugal, Nairobi, on the possibility of collaborating in offering the Portuguese language as an academic programme. The discussions were held today June, 2, 2016 at the Vice-Chancellors’ Committee room.



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University of Nairobi and Korea sign agreement

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has today 31st May, 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea to collaborate in the fields of academic exchange and research.  The collaboration shall essentially involve exchange of Faculty members, exchange of students and joint research.



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UoN and Kentucky University sign agreement

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is in discussions with Western Kentucky University (WKU) on ways of strengthening the existing partnership.



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University Management interacts with suppliers to promote 30% Tenders Uptake.

The University management held a breakfast meeting with the suppliers in the specialized category of women, youth and persons living with disabilities in order to promote the uptake of 30% worth of tenders given to the special group.  The meeting was held at the Central Catering Unit on May, 26, 2016.



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Equity Bank Foundation to sponsor Nairobi  Innovation Week

The Equity Bank group has given a donation of Ksh. 1.5 million to the University as the Bank’s contribution towards sponsoring the University’s Innovation Week 2016, scheduled for August 1 – 5, 2016.



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Centre of Excellence in media and communications launched.

The University Of Nairobi stakeholders discussed the establishement of the centre of  excellence in media and communications to be located at the School Of Journalism.  The discussions were held on May, 23, 2016. 



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University of Nairobi Prize giving day. The Vice-Chancellor rewards the best overall student

University of Nairobi has rewarded the best students from the Academic Year 2011/2012  and 2012/2013 at the prize giving ceremony held at Taifa Hall today, May, 20, 2016.



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UoN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi plants a tree at the Wangari Maathai Insititute

University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, led staff in a tree planting exercise at the Wangari Maathai Institute located some one kilometre from the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.  The tree planting was on May, 19, 2016.



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Israel Ambassador H. E. Yahel Vilan gives a speech at the University of Nairobi

Israel Ambassador to Kenya, H. E. Yahel Vilan has urged the government, academia and private sector to support business start-ups and develop the culture of innovation. He was speaking during the Innovation Week public lecture series at the Main Campus, Taifa Hall on April, 19, 2016.



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University of Nairobi to champion training of oil and gas engineers

The University of Nairobi will take the leading role in the training of man-power for the oil and gas exploration. This was revealed when Mrs. Nancy Karigithu, the Permanent Secretary, Shipping and Maritime Affair, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi at the Council Chambers today, May, 17, 2016.



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UNICEF and University of Nairobi sign MOU

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the two partner in various projects.



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I Choose Life and University of Nairobi signs MoU

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi has underscored the value that the University attaches to collaborations and partnerships, which he said the University considers as key guiding principle in its operations.  The University is more keen when such collaborations involve innovations and youth programmes.



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France Ambassador to Kenya

The Ambassador made a presentation entitled “Kenya and France: Two Strategic Partners for the Future.”



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Saul Singer at Nairobi Innovation Week, University of Nairobi

The academia and government has been urged to support start-ups. Speaking at Serena Hotel during the Nairobi Innovation Workshop on August 4, 2015, Mr. Saul Singer, Israel Innovation Guru has challenged the government to give a conducive environment to the business start-ups and remove taxes to enhance innovation.



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Italy Prime-Minister Mateo Renzi

The public lecture by H.E. Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, entitled, “Challenges of Development: Building Bridges to Combat Extremism” will be on  Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10.00 AM in Taifa Hall.

Guests are requested to be seated by 9.30 AM 



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ICT CS Matiangi visits University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor

One of the key speakers at the forthcoming Nairobi Innovation Week ICT Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiangi, confirmed his participation and support when he visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi in his office today, June, 13, 2015.



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University of Nairobi Management Board in Machakos

The University of Nairobi Management Board held a 3 days retreat in Machakos County to discuss issues relating to the better management of the University from July 9-11, 2015. Top on the agenda being efficient and effective service delivery.



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Comprehensive Security Discussions between management and students

Following the recent wave of insecurity incidences that has befallen the country and the institutions of higher learning like Garissa University College attacks, the University Management and student leaders today July, 8, 2015 held consultative meeting and discussed students security and safety.



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Innovation Week Sponsors meets UoN Vice-Chancellor

The preparations are on top gear for Nairobi Innovation Week, the premier innovation event organized by School of Computing and Informatics’ C4D Lab. The sponsors have started streaming in to sponsor the event that will be taking place from August, 4-7, 2015 at Main Campus Graduation Court.



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Rockefeller Foundation

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will work with the Nairobi County Government in submitting an application for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. The University through the Department of Urban Research Innovations, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nairobi County Government in 2014 to develop the City Master Plan.



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Italy Ambassador to Kenya with Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi, UoN Vice-Chancellor

A team from the Embassy of Italy in Kenya paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi and discussed among other things the forthcoming public lecture by the Italian Prime Minister, H. E  Matteo Renzi.



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Countering Violent Extremism

The University of Nairobi community comprising of staff and students engaged eminent persons in a lively debate at Taifa Hall, Main Campus on June, 29, 2015 discussing ways of countering violent extremism in the country and dealing with terrorism.



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International Day against Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The University of Nairobi Community comprising of staff and students today June, 26, 2015 marked the International Day against Alcohol and Drug Abuse, IDADA at the Graduation Square, Main Campus.



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Eminent Persons Breakfast at SafariClub

In a breakfast meeting at the Nairobi Safari Club, the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi today, June, 25, 2015 shared with eminent persons and key industry players his transformative agenda of making the University a world class university able to produce holistic graduates.



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Pension Scheme Education Day at the College of Health Sciences

Pension Scheme Board of Trustees, led by the Acting Chair, Prof. Lucy Irungu today conducted members education day at the College of Health Sciences to educate member of the Scheme on the benefits of saving, investing and planning for retirement.



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PRESS RELEASE                                                       



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Staff Clearance Launch

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi has today June 22, 2015 launched the Staff Movement Advice and Staff Clearance Information Systems at the Vice-Chancellor Parlour.



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Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and Sports and Culture CS, Dr. HasssanWario

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, joined over 5,000 Kenyans to mark the first International Yoga day to celebrate this life transforming exercise and meditation at the University grounds today, June, 21, 2005.



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Murdoch University to partner with the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi is in a rapid transformation since the installation of the new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi. One of the transformative agenda include developing strong partnerships with key universities in various continents and increasing internationalization of University. One such partnership in the offing is with Murdoch University, from Perth Australia.

 



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Oxford University to partner with the University of Nairobi

Water security is a defining global challenge in the 21st Century. The enduring struggle to cope with water access could become  a thing of the past as the partnership between the University of Nairobi and Oxford University takes shape. This was revealed when a team from Oxford University met the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi in his office  on Thursday, June,  11, 2015.

 



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It was a historic opportunity for many to listen to a public lecture by one of Kenya's most celebrated literary icons, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiongo at the Taifa Hall, Main Campus on Thursday, June, 11, 2015 as he challenged the University community comprising of staff and students and the general public to embrace Kenyan products , companies and more so Kenyan culture and heritage.

 



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In collaboration with the University of York United Kingdom, the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. M. F. Mbithi   officially launched a workshop on cross-age peer tutoring in the teaching of reading in Kenya primary schools, at the Kenya Science Campus today, June, 4, 2015.



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University of Nairobi to host forum on Peace

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will host a forum on peace following a proposal by the Ambassador for the Republic of South Sudan in Kenya, Mariano Deng Ngor.



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Chinese Delegation visits Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office and discuss funding.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is in discussions on possible funding with Chinese based AVIC-INTL Project Engineering Company.



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Italian Guest

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Italian Cultural Institute in Nairobi have entered into talks on possible collaboration.

This was revealed today, May 25, 2015, when the Director, Italian Cultural Institute in Nairobi, Ms. Francesa Cheiso paid a courtesy call on the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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BPS Tracking System

In the 2014/2015 Performance Contract Year, the University of Nairobi (UoN) promised to deliver on the Postgraduate Academic Tracking Information System and it came to pass as the system was launched on May, 26, 2015 at the Vice-Chancellors Parlour.



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Ombudsman looks into UoN assistance towards Garrissa Victims

The Office of the Ombudsman is assessing the role the University of Nairobi (UON) played to assist during the Garissa University College (GUC) tragedy victims.



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India High Commissioner visits Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi

The Indian Embassy in Kenya will endow a Chair to the University of Nairobi.



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Kenya Red Cross University of Nairobi Chapter visits Vice-Chancellor

The University Chapter of the Kenya Red Cross Society that has been ranked top nationaly for the last three consecutive years, today, May, 20, 2015 visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi and requested for facilitation to be undergo training on First-Aid  to enable them respond to emergencies more efficiently.



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Acturial Science Lecture - Students told to diversity

The President, Institute of Faculty of Actuaries, IFOA, Mr. Nick Salter on his second tour of the Kenya visited the University of Nairobi today May 13, 2015 and gave a public lecture to the Actuarial Science students at the 8-4-4 Building on the topic diversity, where he challenged the students to diversity their careers from the norm.



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 ScienceTechnologyWeek

The University of Nairobi is hosting the fourth edition of National Commission of Science and Technology, NACOSTI, Science and Technology Week in an event to showcase the best use of science and technology for sustainable development. The event is from May 11-15th, 2015.



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Countering Terrorism

The University Community played host to key stakeholders from the Diplomats, to government officials to members of the civil society and the general public in a symposium that discussed ways of countering terrorism and keeping Kenya and the entire region safe. The event took place at the Main Campus 8-4-4 Building on Thursday, May, 7, 2015.



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University of Nairobi and Stanchart Bank Discuss Partnership

A team from Standard Charttered Bank, led by the Bank Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lamin Manjang visited the  Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi today, May, 4, 2015 and discussed financing of the University’s’ infrastructure development, research activities, staff loans among other issues. 



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Kikuyu Campus Alumni Dinner

There was pomp and colour as the University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UoNAA) launched the Education Alumni Chapter on April 30, 2015. The chapter by the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) is the 13th one established by UoNAA.



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Prof. Bernard Njoroge appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance

The competitive recruitment process of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance, University of Nairobi, is now complete.

Today, April 30, 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Jacob T. Kaimenyi appointed Prof. Bernard N.K. Njoroge as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance.



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University of Nairobi and Galilee Institute discuss collaboration

The Director, Centre for Higher Education, Galilee Institute Israel, Mrs. Carina Baum visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi today April, 29, 2015 and discussed collaboration between the two institutions that will see key university managers get trained on various short courses.



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KEMRI and University of Nairobi to strengthen partnership.

A team from Kenya Medical Research Institute, led by the Director, Dr. Philip Bejon visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi in his office at the Vice-Chancellors Committee Room, today April, 29, 2015 and discussed ways of strengthening the partnership between the two organizations even as they front a common ground in the search for vaccines for common diseases.



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University of Nairobi Technical Committee Evaluation

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi was at the forefront in the sensitization of the staff involved in technical evaluation at the Central Catering Unit urging them to work with passion and execute their mandate efficiently. The event took place today, April, 28, 2015.



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UnescoUnitwin Chairs Sensitization Forum

The Forum whose theme was UNESCO Chairs for Knowledge Creation, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Kenya, sought to review past achievements and challenges faced by UNESCO chairs and establish why Africa has failed to establish more UNESCO university chairs and UNITWIN networks.



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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor At Sick Bay

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi accompanied  by a group of doctors from the University Health Services, has today, April 21, 2015 visited the students at the Sick Bay to wish them well as they recover from the underground cable explosion at Kikuyu Campus,  that occurred on April 12 , 2015.



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University of Nairobi Innovation Week To be Launched in August.

The University of Nairobi is planning an Innovation Week that will bring together technology entrepreneurs, business start-ups, investors, innovators and established business people together as they discuss ways of making Kenya a top IT hub in Africa. This was revealed when Innovation team visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi in his office today April, 17, 2015.



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Standard Group enhances partnership with the University of Nairobi

A team from the Standard Media Group led by the Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sam Shollei today visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi to discuss how the two institutions could strengthen the existing partnership. The meeting took place today, April, 14, 2015 at the Vice-Chancellor’s Committee Room.



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Management appraises UoN Towers Construction Progress

The Executive Management Board today met the contractors of University of Nairobi Towers at the Vice-Chancellors Committee Room today, March, 15, 2015 to discuss the towers construction progress and to increase management briefs and communication.



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Prayer Meeting at Kikuyu Campus

The University Management led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi held prayers at the Kikuyu Campus together with staff and students in show support and  solidarity as they prayed for those still recuperating in hospitals and wished them a quick recovery.



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University of Nairobi Students decide : SONU Election Day

The University of Nairobi students woke up as early as 6am to vote for their favourite candidates in the Students Organization of Nairobi University, SONU, Elections 2015/2016.

This has turned out to be one of the most hotly contested elections in the history of SONU and one of the most peaceful so far.



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University of Nairobi participates in ISO Conference at SafariPark Hotel, Nairobi

A team from the University of Nairobi participated in this year's 19th ISO Conference held at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi from March 7-9, 2015 with one aim : improving the quality in service delivery.



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Koitaleel Samoei University and Nairobi University sign MoU

The University of Nairobi will mentor Koitaleel Samoei University College as its constituent college.



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30 Percent Tenders Sensitization of Business Community

Following the Presidential directive to give 30% of Tenders to Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, the University of Nairobi , Performance Contract Secretariat and Procurement Department organized a sensitization workshop with the business people from this special category   to sensitize them on ways they can better engage with the University to enrich their businesses.



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National Values Sensitization Workshop

Members of University of Nairobi Management Board and the Senate were sensitized by Officials from the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government on the importance of inculcating national values in their day to day operations. The training was held at the Central Catering Unit and was officially opened by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi on March, 30, 2015.



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Eminent Persons Breakfast at Norfolk Hotel.

The University of Nairobi in liason with the University of Nairobi Alumni Association organized a breakfast meeting for Eminent Persons – Alumni, Staff, Partners and resources people who will together steer the University to World class ranking. The breakfast meeting took place at the Norfolk hotel, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.



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Embu University College celebrates ISO Certification

It was history in the making. It was a day like no other.  Embu University College (EUC), a constituent college of the University of Nairobi (UoN), officially launched its Strategic Plan for the period 2014-2018 and received its ISO 9001:2008 certificate with Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, University of Nairobi Chancellor as the Chief Guest.



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Sign Language Training to University of Nairobi Staff

University of Nairobi staff members working at the front office serving students and members of the public are undergoing sign language training at the Central Catering Unit, from March, 16-19, 2015 in order to serve persons with disability better.



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University of Nairobi and Texas University Partnership

 A team from Texas University and National Instruments, an American tech company visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi today, Monday, 16 March 2015 at the Vice-Chancellors Committee room to discuss how to use technology to solve everyday problems Kenyans face, especially water.



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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor and Barclays Bank rep discuss partnership

A team from Barclays Bank of Kenya was received by University of Nairobi Management led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi today March, 13, 2015 and together they discussed partnership of how to improve student and staff financial needs.



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Embu University College visit by UoN Management Team

The University of Nairobi management visited Embu University College with one agenda: To offer support to the constituent University College, as they march towards getting a charter.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will continue supporting Embu University College (EUC) in its operations to becoming a fully-fledged university. The college is a constituent of the University of Nairobi.



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Visit by team from French Agency for Development

A delegation from the French Embassy led by the Consular, H. E. Tutiu Jean Pierre visited the Vice-Chancellor  Prof. Peter Mbithi and discussed several areas of possible partnership and where they could support the University to ensure quality education. The meeting took place at the Vice-Chancellors Committee Room, today March, 4, 2015.



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Ambassador Martin Kimani at the University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi students have been challenged to be selfless leaders, to be leaders with integrity, to stand up and be counted. Further, students and Kenyans in general should double their productivity to help Kenya industrialize just like Singapore and China.



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Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and Nation Media Group CEO, Linus Gitahi

A team from Nation Media Group, the leading media house in East and Central Africa paid the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi a courtesy call at the Vice-Chancellors Committee Room, today February, 26, 2015.



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Sustainable Development discussion by Several Universities

A consortium of Universities discussed the challenges facing growth of African cities and the solutions to those challenges at the Vice-Chancellors Committee Room, today February, 23, 2015.



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Open Universities visit University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi received a team from Open Universities Council in the Vice-Chancellor Committee Room today, February, 20, 2015.



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Records Management Training For University of Nairobi Staff

Records being very key in decision making process, the University administration saw it wise to train the key officers charged with the responsibility of creation, storage and archiving of records in a two days seminar organized by the Administration Department at the Central Catering Unit and presided over by the Vice-Chancellor on January 18-19, 2015.



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Africa Development Bank and University of Nairobi discuss partnerships

A team from African Development Bank visited the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor together with members of his Management today, February 19, 2015 in the Vice-Chancellor Committee Room.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) through the School of Business discussed the establishment of Business Incubation Center, that will go along way in equiping students with practical skills, especially those persuing entrepreneurship courses. This is where ideas will be turned into business ventures and commercialized. 



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Renewable Energy Discussions with EP Global Energy

The University of Nairobi management discussed the possibility of adopting renewable energy with EP Global, a renowned international company specializing in renewable energy. The meeting took place today at Vice-Chancellors Committee Room today, February 12, 2015.



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SONU Executive Leaders Sensitized

The University of Nairobi Management organized a one day sensitization workshop for the newly elected SONU Executive leaders at the Kenya Commercial Bank Leadership Center Karen, on April, 24, 2015.



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University of Nairobi - Machakos Dinner for Alumni 

It was the first of its kind when the University Management led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi hosted a dinner for University of Nairobi Alumni from the entire Eastern region in Garden Hotel, Machakos.



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