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Thursday 6th June 2019, ODeL campus has today launched twenty two (22) academic programmes that are ready for offer using Open, Distance & e-Learning modes of delivery. The 22 programes comprise of about 560 modules that will be accessible to learners through a robust Learning Management System (LMS) equipped with a mobile application. The launch was held at the Chandaria Auditorium on 6th Floor, University Towers.



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University of Nairobi Open, Distance and e-Learning , ODeL, has launched 22 academic programs that has since allowed students to access University education globally without ever stepping within University precincts. The launch took place today on June 6, 2019 at the Chandaria Auditorium.



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The University of Nairobi community comprising of staff and students celebrated the World Environment Day by planting trees and carrying out different social corporate responsibility activities around Wangari Maathai Institute, Upper Kabete. The event took place on June 5, 2019 at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.



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A team from the University of Nairobi will undertake a case study on the Tusome Program. Tusome (“Let’s Read” in Kiswahili) is a flagship literacy partnership between USAID and the Government of Kenya’s, Ministry of Education, which was implemented in 2014 as a national scale-up of the Primary Mathematics and Reading (PRIMR) initiative.



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Dr. Fred Matiangi , the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government has promised to bring to book the perpetrators of gender based violence and give justice to the over 40 women who have been killed over the last 6 months.



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Nairobi Innovation Week unveils 6 Most Promising Startups in 2019

The Nairobi Innovation Week through its ‘Nairobi Innovation Challenge’ programme has unveiled the 6 Kenya’s Most Promising Startups of 2019.



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In just a few days, the Nairobi Innovation Week 2019 will kick off at the University of Nairobi, Main Campus.



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UoN Professors gather at first Professoriate Assembly

In a first of its kind, the University Management hosted a Professoriate Assembly which brought together all the professors in the University of Nairobi.



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8th Library Open Access Week kicks off

The University of Nairobi Library has set up an exhibition, showcasing UoN’s information resources including its e-resources and training on various issues such as open access, plagiarism, copyright, searching strategies and E-resources.



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The University of Nairobi Mycotoxins Laboratory has been awarded the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by the Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS).



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The University of Nairobi in partnership with UNESCO has developed a mobile application that will help improve students’ livelihood.



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Disability is an adjective and not a verb; the correct phrase is a person(s) living with disability (PWD). A PWD is a person with impairment in interacting with the environment.

Maintain a natural language when interacting with a PWD; avoid stereotypes or stigmatizing depictions of PWDs and phrases and words that demean individuals with disabilities.



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5th International Conference of Global Network for public Health Nursing 2019



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The 8th Library open day/open access week is scheduled to take place from 29 to the 31st May 2019 in three (3) Libraries: Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library, School of Law and Kenya Science Campus .



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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019

 

The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI) acknowledges the contribution your organization is making in support of environmental protection and conservation. This is particularly so given that it is a constitutional requirement for every person to cooperate with State organs and other persons to protect and conserve the environment and ensure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources.

 



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University of Nairobi organized an annual prize giving day, where over 200 students were awarded cash awards, certificates, trophies and medals for their excellent academic achievements over the last three years. The ceremony was held in Taifa Hall, Main Campus on May, 10, 2019.



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Young people have been encouraged to pursue sports and the creative industry to help unlock their potentials. This was revealed during the ‘1Million Youth Empowerment Challenge’ held at the University of Nairobi on May 8, 2019.



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The University of Nairobi ICT Team has been challenged to adopt new computing technologies like Artificial Intelligence, AI, in resolving customer complaints and providing solutions to staff and students. This happened during ICT capacity building workshop that took place on May 3, 2019 at Kenya School of Monetary Studies.



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The University of Nairobi, Department of Population Studies in collaboration with the State Department of Immigration and Citizen Services and the Better Migration Management Program (BMM) has launched a Post Graduate Diploma in Migration Studies. The launch took place at the Vice-Chancellors Parlour, Main Campus on May 6, 2019.



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On June 28, 2019, the University of Nairobi will host its first Theatre Festival at the Chandaria Centre for Performing Arts.

This was announced by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi when he hosted a luncheon celebrating the Drama Festivals 2019 winners and the 2019 Bata Young Designers Challenge participants on Monday, May 6, 2019.



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Public Lecture by:

Prof. Miriam Khamadi Were EBS, IOM, BA (William Penn), Dip. Ed (Makerere), MB ChB (Nbi), MPH, Dr PH (John Hopkins), Member of the Champions for an AIDS- Free Generation



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In the event of a terrorist attack, Kenyans are required to do three things: hide , run away or fight the attackers. That was the message from Major Noah Bett, from National Counter Terrorism Center during the Senate Sensitization on Counter Terrorism at the Central Catering Unit, on April, 25, 2019.



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In the event of a terrorist attack, Kenyans are required to do three things: hide , run away or fight the attackers. That was the message from Major Noah Bett, from National Counter Terrorism Center during the Senate Sensitization on Counter Terrorism at the Central Catering Unit, on April, 25, 2019.



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The University of Nairobi received an award at the 2nd edition of National Diversity and Inclusion Awards & Recognition (DIAR) 2019 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in the ‘Inclusive Universities’ category.

The award was presented to the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Human Resource and Administration, Prof. Stephen Kiama.



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University of Nairobi AIESEC students are marking the 2019 AIESEC Week where they are engaging various industry players on issues ranging from solving societal challenges to offering solutions to SDG goals. The event runs from April 24-26, 2019 at the University of Nairobi Towers.



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The University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi engaged the University Senate, on various issues affecting students. The sensitization workshop was held at the Central Catering Unit from April 18-19, 2019.



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Cyprian Kavita Kiswili, a University of Nairobi student has been crowned winner in the 2019 Bata Young Designers Challenge.

Cyprian, a design graduate from the School of The Arts and Design in the College of Architecture and Engineering, was among the finalists competing at this year’s Bata Fashion Weekend at the Prague, Czech Republic.

 



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April 16, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya… Delegates planning to attend this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week will be in for an exciting experience. The 2019 edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) which will be held from June 10-14, 2019, comes with an elaborate programme including the first ever Ideation to Commercialisation Seminar and the Innovation Summit.



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It’s time to do away with satire, hoax, spin, misinformation, and mischief, doctored and rumored stories. Fake news matters because it erodes trust; is humiliating and leaves people questioning the truth.



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The newly elected UNSA leaders had a meeting with the University Management in which they agreed to address pertinent issues in regards to student life. These include security, accommodation, transport and academics.



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Following the deployment of the first Kenyan satellite in to space in May 2018, the University of Nairobi has embarked on improving its human capital that will fuel space exploration, space engineering and joint space research.



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The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) officially launched Mombasa Campus Alumni Chapter at a colorful Gala event on Friday, 5thApril, 2019 at the Voyager Beach Resort in Mombasa County.



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A section of the audience during the Nation Leadership Forum.

Hundreds of Kenyans gathered at the Chandaria Center for Performing Arts, University of Nairobi Towers to discuss security and safety issues on April 8, 2019.

 

In a lively television debate broadcasted on Nation Media Group leading television station, NTV, talks on the ‘Huduma Namba’, the new government’s initiative to consolidate all identifications into one number document dominated the talks. Ambassador Martin Kimani, Director , National Control Terrorism Centre, represented Dr. Fred Matiang’i,   Cabinet Minister, Internal Security and Coordination of National Government. He pointed out that by collating all information in one place, the Huduma Namba will go a long way in service delivery.



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AIESEC  is a student run non-governmental organization that engages in exchange programs to enhance cross-cultural experience and develop leadership to fulfill our mission; PEACE & FULFILLMENT OF HUMANKIND'S POTENTIAL.
All the exchange opportunities are based on the Sustainable Development Goals and are eligible to any youth between 18-30 Years and the opportunities are all self-sponsored programmes.


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Anne Mwangi Mvurya is the new University of Nairobi student leader. She is the first female student leader after nearly 50 years of existence of the student body. Anne was sworn in on April 7, 2019 in Taifa Hall, Main Campus.

University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi congratulated the new student leader.



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University of Nairobi students have conducted a free and fair elections. This was revealed by the Chairman Independent Electoral Commission, UNSA, Prof. Mohamud Jama, who is also the Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.



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The University of Nairobi Council has promoted the following academic members of staff to full professorship positions with effect from March and April 2019.

1. Prof Musili Wambua (Commercial Law Department), CHSS

2. Prof. Albert Mumma (Private Law Department), CHSS

3. Prof. Ben Sihanya (Commercial Law Department), CHSS

4. Prof. Githu Muigai (Public Law Department), CHSS



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The College of Biological and Physical Sciences, CBPS, popularly known as Chiromo Campus has emerged as the best overall team during this year’s University of Nairobi annual sports day that was held on March 29, 2019.

It was blood, sweat and quarrelling encounter with stronger opponents from bigger colleges. Apparently Chiromo campus is the smallest college and seeing it emerge victorious can only be termed as magical. It was a sweet surprise for College Principal, Prof. Bernard Aduda and his team which comprised of staff and students. Once the overall winner was announced, the team broke into dance, songs and ululations as they celebrated their victory.



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Nairobi City could soon find a solution for city traffic congestion once the Bus Rapid Transit System, BRT is embraced. Heather Thompson revealed during a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on March 27, 2019.



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The University council led by the Chair, Prof. Julia Ojiambo toured the College of Health Sciences (CHS), Dental School, College of Education and External Studies (CEES), Kenya Science Campus, Lower Kabete Campus, and College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.



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The University of Nairobi School of Economics is hosting the 41st UNCTAD Regional Course that will be ongoing for the next two weeks. The course has attracted top government officials, trade and industry experts and decision makers from over 30 African countries. The training course was officially opened by UNCTAD Secretary General Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi on March 25, 2019.



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The University of Nairobi hosted the 25th edition of Rwanda Genocide Commemoration where Rwanda nationals were joined by staff and students and the university community to remember the atrocities that happened in 1994.



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In a passionate and timely lecture dubbed, “Beyond Nationalism: The Rise of New Patriotism” Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development revealed a new definition of patriotism for young Kenyans and Africans.



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African Quality Assurance Network, under the umbrella of the Association of African Universities have organized a three days quality assurance symposium at the University of Nairobi to deliberate on ways of increasing the quality of education among universities in Africa.



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The university of nairobi in partnership with rwanda High commission will hold an International Conference to mark the 25th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda on Friday March 22, 2019 at 10:00 am at Taifa Hall. 

You are all invited.



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Dr Marion Guillou, Chair of the Board of Directors – Prof. Peter Mbithi,UoN Vice-Chancellor sign MoU on Thursday March 14, 2019 at Jogoo House

Today, 14th March, 2019,
The two ministers of Education from Kenya and the French Republic have discussed the prospects of the French-Kenyan cooperation in the field of higher education and research, summed up in the roadmap on university, innovation, research and professional training partnerships signed yesterday at State House in the presence of H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.



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2nd Annual Conference on Status of African Women

 

Venue: University of Nairobi, Main Campus

Date: October 22nd - 26th, 2019

Conference email: saw2018@uonbi.ac.ke

 



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In a lively debate between the President of the French Republic, H.E. Emmanuel Macron and the youth in Kenya on Thursday March 14, 2019; President Macron encouraged the youth that through global partnerships the challenges faced in Kenya can be overcome. “You may think that here in Kenya you have more challenges than we have in France; Challenges are common. Through coming together we can write a different story for our countries and our world.”



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The University of Nairobi leadership led by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and the Chair of Council, Dr. Julia Ojiambo unveiled the five year strategic plan from 2019-2023. The management team addressed the strengths, opportunities that can be explored to help move the university forward.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi observed that going forward, the University will be engaging more in cutting edge research that have intellectual impact and is beneficial to the society.  On brand positioning and visibility, the VC noted that engagement with the public will be key to help the University in communicating its achievements. Regarding finances, Prof. Mbithi opined that financial resources will be properly allocated and deployed to help in teaching, research and innovation.



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This is to inform you that the University will be launching the Strategic Plan 2018-2013 on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The function will be at Taifa Hall at 8:30 am



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The University of Nairobi staff and students were among thousands of Kenyans who brazed the chilly Sunday morning weather to participate in the First Lady Half Marathon that took place on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

The University was one of the corporate sponsors that took part in the half marathon. A team of 10 staff and students led by the Director, Corporate Affairs participated in this year’s marathon that was attended by the former Prime Minister of Ethiopia and his spouse.



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“A good university, if it has to be good, must do research; academic discourse is diminishing in the universities.”

The UoN VC, Prof. Peter Mbithi was speaking at the official opening of the 3rd Innovation Research Symposium at the UoN Towers on Friday, March 8, 2019.

“The process of getting a degree helps you understand the society and the problems within the society. The university is the boiling point for societal transformations. We don’t have a lot of research in undergraduate level; this is a call of action to all young lecturers and researchers to continue to research and innovate,” He remarked.



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The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, called upon the new students to be responsible, disciplined and focused in their studies.

“Make choices that will make you a dignified person-avoid drugs and irresponsible behavior there is a lot to gain from being disciplined."

In his official address to the first year students from the College of Humanities and Social sciences (CHSS), the VC congratulated the new students on their admission to the University of Nairobi.



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The University of Nairobi played host to the first Africa symposium on Sustainability Science, where participants were urged to come on board and champion the success of Sustainability Science.

Sustainability science,  is an emerging field of research dealing with the interactions between natural and social systems, and with how those interactions affect the challenge of sustainability; meeting the needs of present and future generations while substantially reducing poverty .



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The University of Nairobi in partnership with GEOHealth Hub will undertake air quality monitoring and impacts on the health of the people in Nairobi.



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The world- renowned Kenyan writer and academic, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong’o did a recording on his book, ‘A Grain of Wheat’ on BBC World Book Club at the University of Nairobi on Wednesday evening February 21, 2019.



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All staff and students, register with your college registrars to participate and prepare for the UoN Annual Sports Day.



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The University of Nairobi, Kenyan Government through Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) and Korean Advanced Institute of Sciences and technology (KAIST) have been in partnership to establish a consortium of KAIST in Kenya.

“Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST Kenya, is about to admit its first cohort of students,” announced the CEO of Konza, Eng. John Tanui, during a public lecture by the 16th President of KAIST, Dr. Sung-Chul Shin at Taifa Hall on Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019.



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The University of Nairobi and Accelevate Leads welcomes all university students to a series of public lectures that focuses on how organizations can disrupt inequality by doing good. Doing good is based on the belief that simple acts of kindness can make the world a better place.


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The UoN Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi paid a courtesy call on the French Ambassador, H.E. Mrs. Aline Kuster- Menager on Thursday January 31, 2019 at the French Embassy in Nairobi.

The two discussed various issues on how the University and the French government can strengthen their partnership on areas of mutual interests.



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The Mitsubishi Corporation has awarded 14 University of Nairobi students scholarships through its annual Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarships Programme. The scholarships presented by the Corporation’s General Manager, Nairobi Liaison Office, Mr. Ichiro Sugane were received by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o who was representing the Vice-Chancellor.



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The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has handed over a piece of land in Kilimani estimated at Ksh. 2 billion to the University of Nairobi (UoN) after repossessing it from a private company.



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In a two-day high level strategy workshop that was held at the University of Nairobi towers, Meru County Government, University of Nairobi and other stakeholders engaged in a rigorous writing session; a bill that would legislate the management of aflatoxin in their food.



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The University, in partnership with World Bank Group, the Government through the National Land Commission and other agencies is to establish a centre of excellence in Land Acquisition and Resettlement.

The Institute will be based at the University in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Centre will help solve land resettlement and acquisition issues; Issues that range from historical, economic political, social and legal.



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17 University of Nairobi students have received scholarship worth Kshs 2.2M from the Direct Aid Africa Muslim Agency, Kuwait.

This was revealed by Dr. Idle Farah, the Vice Chancellor, UMMA University and former chairman of council, UoN, during a cheque presentation ceremony that was held on Monday evening January 21, 2019 at the Vice Chancellor’s parlor.



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The University of Nairobi opened its doors to the public for the 9th Open Day. The 3-day event ran from January 17 to 19, 2019 was held at the Great Court, Main Campus. All colleges and central administration units had set up camp at the event, meeting and engaging both internal and external stakeholders.



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University of Nairobi Students have been urged by Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation to overcome the challenges posed by inequalities in their lives and prosper. Ford Foundation is an international social justice philanthropy with a $13 billion endowment and $600 million in annual grant making.



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The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Production and Extension has set up a Grants and Opportunities site.

“Believe it or not, there is a lot of funding opportunities out there. Of course, you need to put in the hard work to generate good ideas, produce great proposals and meet the funders requirements and deadlines to be competitive,” says Prof. Madara Ogot. ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Production and Extension. “We will constantly add new funding opportunities to the Grants and Opportunities site, enabling you to search and hopefully find the ones that are just right for you and your team.”


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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following remaining groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the
commencement dates of the 2018/19/20 Academic Years are as follows:



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60th University of Nairobi Graduation held on December 21, 2018 at the Chancellor's Court.

 

Download the graduation booklet here.



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60th UoN graduation graduands: 61 PhDs, 2097 Masters, 6015 Bachelors, 50 Postgrad Diplomas, 830 Diplomas and 61 Fellowship Awards. 

 

 



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All Staff,                                                 
University of Nairobi
 
I am pleased to announce that staff will be given special leave at this Christmas period.
 
In this regard, normal University business will be closed after office hours on Friday, December 21, 2018 and re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.


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UoN VC, Prof Peter Mbithi delivering the State of the University address on Wednesday December 19, 2018

STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY ADDRESS BY THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI, PROF. PETER M. F.  MBITHI, HELD ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018 IN TAIFA HALL AT 2.00 P.M.



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The University held its first ever Annual staff award ceremony to recognize staff with distinguished long service, exemplary performance through staff appraisal and performance contract.

The Friday morning event saw all staff from all the colleges and campuses assemble at Taifa Hall on December 14, 2018.



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Deputy President William Ruto  received his letter of award from the Director Graduate School, Prof. Lydiah Njenga in presence of University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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TENDER NO. UON/T/110/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE:  TUESDAY MAY 21, 2019

 CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY JUNE 05, 2019 AT 10.30AM

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TENDER NO. UON/T/111/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE : TUESDAY MAY 21, 2019

CLOSING DATE : WEDNESDAY JUNE 05, 2019 AT 10:30AM

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The UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates to Purchase Motor Vehicles, Used Tyres and Used Batteries for UoN



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TENDER NO: UON/T/109/2018 - 2019

DATE OF NOTICE : TUESDAY MAY 21, 2019

CLOSING DATE : TUESDAY JUNE 04, 2019 AT 10:30AM

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REF NO. UON/EOI/03/2018-2019

 

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY MAY 14, 2019

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY MAY 28, 2019

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

REF NO. UON/EOI/02/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY MAY 21, 2019

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY JUNE 4, 2019

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The University of Nairobi Invites Expression of Interest from Eligible Firms for the Role of OWNER’S ENGINEER of grid Tie Solar Photovoltaic Plants 



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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

REF NO. UON/EOI/01/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY MAY 14, 2019

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY MAY 28, 2019

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TENDER FOR SUPPLY OF ASSORTED STATIONERY AND CLEANING ITEMS FOR BUSINESS CENTRE

TENDER NO: UON/T/108/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE : TUESDAY APRIL 2, 2019

CLOSING DATE : WEDNESDAY APRIL 17, 2019 AT 10:30AM

The University of Nairobi Invites Sealed Bids from eligible Candidates for Tender for Purchase of assorted Stationery and Cleaning Items for Business Centre



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TENDER FOR PURCHASE OF BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

TENDER NO: UON/T/107/2018-2019

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY APRIL 2, 2019

CLOSING DATE : WEDNESDAY APRIL 17, 2019 AT 10:30AM

The University of Nairobi Invites Sealed Bids from Eligible Candidates for Tender for Purchase of Library Books for Library Department

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Tender For Supply of Additional Drugs, Surgical Items and Medical Equipment to the University Health Services (UHS)

Tender No. UoN/T/106/2018-2019

Date of Notice : Tuesday April 2, 2019

Closing Date: Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 10:30am

The University of Nairobi Invites Sealed Tenders from eligible Candidates for the tender for Supply of Additional Drugs, Surgical Items and Medical Equipment to the University Health Services (UHS)



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TENDER NO.           UON/RFP/01/2018 - 2019

DATE OF NOTICE:   TUESDAY MARCH 19, 2019

CLOSING DATE :      TUESDAY APRIL 2, 2019 at 10.30am

 



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SECURITY DEPARTMENT

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FROM:  Director, Security & Safety Services           DATE: May 20, 2019   

                                     



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On April,25 2019, Varsity Senate members underwent a counter terrorism sensitization programme, which was conducted by Major Noah Bett from National Counter terrorism Centre. The training was held at CCU. for more photos, visit the gallery.



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On April 8,2019, hundreds of Kenyans gathered at Manu Chandaria auditorium to discuss security and safety issues touching on data and cyber security, terrorism,Huduma number, extra judicial killings among others.The event was covered live on NTV media station. For more photos ,visit the gallery.



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Security teams in all campuses, together with police officers drawn from various police stations ensured a smooth election during  the April 5,2019 UNSA polls.



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The security team led by the Director Security and Safety Services, Mr Wilfred Wahome defend the performance contract for FY2018/19, during the mid year review on 1st April 2019.



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It was a fun day as security officers actively took part in the University's annual sports day on Friday 29th,2019 at the Chancellor's court. From left is Ms Godliver Okello, Ms Irene Ndegwa and Mr Francis Misiko. For more photos, visit the gallery.



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Security was tight during President Emmanuel Macron of France visit to the University of Nairobi on 14th March 2019 , where he was involved in a debate at Taifa Hall. For more photos ,visit the gallery.



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Led by the Director, Mr Wahome, security campus chiefs attend Performance Appraisal training at ICT Corporate Lab, Chiromo Campus on 20/02/2019. For more photos, visit the gallery.



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In the wake of the new terrorist trends, the National Police Service advises that it is critical for all citizens to step up their levels of alertness in regard to their surroundings and provide information immediately to the Police in case of anything appearing unusual or suspicious for necessary action.

 



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Security personnel took part in celebrating World Aids Day 2018 on 30th November 2018, which began with a procession from Main Campus to Graduation square through town. The Kenya Prisons Band provided enetertainment during the procession.For more photos, visit the gallery.



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The University of Nairobi security and safety policy states: ‘’Our security and safety is our collective responsibility’’. Attention has been brought to the office of the directorate of security and safety services about fraudsters purporting to be Telkom Kenya Staff. The fraudsters are targeting University of Nairobi staff and students by asking for office extension and mobile numbers and asking them to feed a certain code with a promise to secure a win



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UoN Ranked among world’s Top 250 Universities by Times Higher Education (THE)

The University of Nairobi was ranked top in Kenya and East Africa thanks to its improved performance in teaching environment, research environment, citation impact and international outlook according to Times Higher Education (THE) University Rankings 2018



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All,

The National Police Service has warned that there is credible intelligence suggesting that there is Alshabaab terror gang planning to carry out terror attacks in the country during the holy month of Ramadhan, although their capability has been greatly down graded by security agencies overtime. The Police Service has however reassured the citizenry that Security agencies continue to remain on high alert during this period to thwart any attempts.



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All,

The National Police Service has warned that there are 3 Kenyans who have sneaked out of the country to join Alshabab terror group in Somalia. They are reportedly undertaking training with an intention of sneaking back into the country to stage terror attacks and also, they are in contact with other suspected terrorists within the country. In this regard, the National Security organs have heightened vigilance throughout the republic.



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Your attention is drawn to a recently published security related report in the Sunday Nation of January 21, 2018 outlining emerging crime trends in Nairobi city.

The report highlighted criminal gangs currently operating in the city and targeting people leaving ATM’s, Forex Bureaus, Mpesa shops and even pedestrians going about their  business. In addition, the gangs also use motorcycles and snatch handbags and mobile phones from pedestrians in the CBD.



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On June 10 & 11, 2016, security department web champions participated in a website training workshop at the ICT Corporate lab

 The champions were drawn from all the central departments and university of Nairobi satellite campus. The aim of the web drive was to sensitive the champions on the different web parameters and uploading content on the websites.



Location
ICT Corporate lab
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On June 2, 2016, the Director Security Security and Safety Services  teamed up with the Estates Manager and Manager Construction and maintenance in an inspection of the newly constructed police post at the University's malindi farm. The project has been completed and is awaiting handing over to the Local security management committee.



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ICT Corporate lab
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The University of Nairobi celebrated excellence by awarding exemplery perfomance to its staff. this is the first staff award ceremony which saw staff from all colleges getting award based on appraisal.

The college of architecture and engineering emerged the best college followed dby CBPS, and cae. in central administration, internal audit emerged the best department.



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The University of Nairobi will observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on 26th June at the Great Court, main campus.

 



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Dear All,

OPENING SOON  :MAHATMA GANDHI GRADUATE LIBRARY

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the Mahatma Gandhi family has refurbished the old Mahatma Gandhi Library (previously used as Unes bookstore) to a state of the art Library.



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Dear All,
 
Find attached for your information and action.
 
Regards,
Registrar's office
 
For: Librarian


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The 5th International Conference of Global Network for Public Health Nursing was held from Tuesday May 14- Thursday May 16, 2019. The title for this year’s conference was Goal 3 of the UN Sustainable Development  Goals ‘Good Health & Well Being’



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