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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS) and College of Health Sciences (CHS) who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of the 2016/2017 academic year and members of the public, that the 58th

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Julius Alexander Ogeng'o, a Professor of Human Anatomy, delivered his inaugural lecture on November 13, 2017 at 4.00PM at Taifa Hall where he cautioned medical practitioners to be vigilant when they observe anatomical variations.



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Inaugural Lecture by Prof Julius Ogengo

Professor Julius Alexander Ogeng'o, Professor of Human Anatomy, will 

deliver his inaugural lecture on Monday November 13, 2017 at 4.00PM at

Taifa Hall. Academic staff, students and members of the public are welcome

to the lecture

 

The title of the inaugural lecture is

 

 



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The University of Nairobi has announced the resumption and commencement dates for the 2017/18 Academic Year



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All graduates of the 57th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on September 22, 2017 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:


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The University of Nairobi and SOS Training Institute will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU and work together with the middle level college to improve the quality of its training programs. 



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Following the closure of the University on 3rd October, 2017, it has been decided that the following groups of students resume their studies with immediate effect:-



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Applications are invited from needy undergraduate students for the Chinese Ambassador Scholarships.Applicants should meet the following criteria;

1. Registered needy students.

2. Excellent academic record.

3. Individual of impeccable character.

4. Non-beneficiary of any other scholarship in the previous  and currentacademic year.

5.Regular student of the University of Nairobi.



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Colleges of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences (CAVS), Architecture & Engineering (CAE), Biological & Physical Sciences (CPBS), Education & External Studies (CEES) and ODeL Campus. 



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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students that the resumption of studies and commencement dates of the 2017/18 Academic Year are as follows:

A. TO RESUME MONDAY, 4TH SEPTEMBER, 2017

(i) College of Agriculture & Vet. Sciences 

– Faculties of Agriculture Year IV and Vet. Medicine Years IV

   and V



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The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund will offer a limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi, for Masters Programmes during the 2017/2018 academic year.



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The South African National Research Foundation invites applications for its doctoral and masters bursary programme.

Applicants must be South African citizens, and permanent residents of SA or citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1902527/

 



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Approximately 100 University of Nairobi students have joined the Heroes for Change, a flagship program from Unilever Limited that aims at mentoring the young people and making them champions for oral health and hygiene.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been crowned the ‘most social learning institution’ category in the OLX Social Media Awards 2017.



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The attached list is for admitted government sponsored students for September 2017 at the University of Nairobi.

The students are informed to log on to SMIS portal - smis.uonbi.ac.ke using their Registration number and KCSE Index Number as Password and download their admission letters and joining instructions.

 



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This booklet contains information about the entry requirements into the various undergraduate degree programmes, diploma, certificate and foundation courses offered at the University of Nairobi, the mode of study, fees payable and various contacts for further enquiries. Please note that the entry requirements conform to the Commission for University Education guidelines.
Website: http://www.uonbi.ac.ke.
The Academic Registrar


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Location
Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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University to break for two weeks in August (04/08/2017 – 18/08/2017)

The University Senate met on 30th May 2017 at 7.30 am in the Council Chamber and approved the closure of the University from 4th to 18th August 2017 to facilitate students and staff to participate in the forthcoming elections:

The impact of the closure will be as follows:



Location
Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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The University of Nairobi held the 7th open day event at the main campus. The main aim of the three day event is to give an opportunity to potential students, parents, guardians and stakeholders to learn more about the different programmes offered by the university.



Location
Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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Great Court, Main Campus
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University Management and Academic Division Meeting with Commission for University Education, CUE 



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Office of the VC
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DAAD Scholarships



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Office of the VC
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A total of six students are set to benefit from scholarships offered by the Rotaract Club.  Mr. B. M. Waweru -Acting Registrar Academics urged the club management to also consider sponsoring the Module II (Parallel Students) in the University so that also benefit and pursue their high education with ease.

 

 



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Office of the VC
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Students from needy backgrounds will benefit from a 60 million education scholarship from Rattansi Educational Trust to support their university education. This was revealed today 19th December 2016 when the Education Trust led by the Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Prof. Mbithi.



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Office of the VC
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The Department of Environment and Bio-systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Nairobi is undergoing an inspection process of facilities and  teaching resources by The Engineering Board of Kenya.



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Office of the VC
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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Intergrated) that the commencement dates for the 2017/2018 academic year are as follows:

A -      MONDAY, 9TH JANUARY, 2017

 

  • First year students (freshers) in the School of Education and College of Humanities & Social Sciences (C.H.S.S.).

 



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Office of the VC
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A total of 20 students drawn from the six colleges have benefitted from the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship. The scholarships amounting to 20 million shillings were awarded to the deserving students by the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Liu Xianfa in a ceremony held at UON on November 14, 2016.



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Taifa Hall
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(Altar at the University of Nairobi Grounds)



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Taifa Hall
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The University of Nairobi and Hokkaido University today Wednesday 26th October held a fair where close to 20 universities from Japan exhibited various activities.



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844 multipurpose hall
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The University of Nairobi joined other Stakeholders in celebrating the 10th International day of Non-Violence. The event was held at Taifa Hall on Monday 3rd October 2016. This day also coincides with the 147th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi



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Taifa Hall
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(Graduating Class of September 2016)

It was a joyous occasion for the more than 4,000 graduands who graduated today Friday, 2nd September 2016. This was the 55th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees and Award of Diplomas.



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Taifa Hall
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(David Mokenye with Lucy Ranson before the dinner)

David Mokenye Onywoki, a first year Civil Engineering student, was invited to speak at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Special Projects Dinner. The event was hosted by TRH The Earl and Countess of Wessex KG GVCO at Bagshot Park, Surrey in London on Tuesday 24th November 2015.



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Taifa Hall
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The 13th International world blood donor day was held today, 14th June 2016 at the University Of Nairobi Great Court. The event was organized by the Kenya National Board Transfusion Service (KNBTS) with this year theme being’ blood connects all of us’. Share life, give blood.



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Taifa Hall
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Members of staff and heads of departments from the Central Administration attended a workshop on corruption at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library today 8th June 2016.



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maktaba hall -jkml
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(The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and Portuguese Charge d’Affaires in Nairobi, Mr. Francisco-Xavier Meireles)



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Vice-Chancellors’ Committee room
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ruth kimani winner of chinese bridge competition

(Ruth Kimani receives her award from Prof. Mutoro and Mr Yao Ming from the Chinese Embassy)



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Vice-Chancellors’ Committee room
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suppliers interact with the university management

(suppliers at the breakfast meeting)

A sensitization meeting between suppliers and UON management took today 26th May2016. The suppliers were drawn from the categories of youth, persons living with disabilities and the women to promote the 30% worth of tenders that should be given to special groups.



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central catering unit (CCU)
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Vice Chancellor accepts a donation from Equity Bank for Innovation Week

Equity bank has donated 1.5 million shillings to go towards the 2016Nairobi Innovation Week. The cheque was handed to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi by Equity’s Corporate and Institutional Banking Manager, Ms. Agnes Wanjuki on behalf of the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. James Mwangi.



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Vice-Chancellor's Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the reporting dates as follows:

A. MONDAY, 23RD MAY, 2016

(1)All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry and B.Sc. Medical Lab. Technology.



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Vice-Chancellor's Boardroom
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student receiving award

An Award Giving Ceremony was held today 20th May 2016 to celebrate academic excellence of students who performed extremely well in the 2011/2012 and2012/2013 academic years. The event was held at Taifa Hall.



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taifa hall
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A tree planting exercise took place at the Professor Wangari Mathai Institute. The exercise was led by the Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Mbithi.



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wangari matahi institute
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Israel Ambassodor to Kenya

The Second Quarterly Innovation Forum dubbed, ‘Innovation Opportunities from Israel-Kenya Relations took place today 19th April. The event was held at the Main campus Taifa Hall.



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taifa hall
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unicef and university of nairobi sign a memorandum of agreement

The University of Nairobi and United Nations Children’s Development Fund (UNICEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will enable the two collaborate and partner in various projects. The projects identified are: Design Thinking School, the Nairobi Innovation Week, the Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA)



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taifa hall
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I Choose Life,(ICL) a Non Governmental Organization in Kenya has donated a cheque worth Kshs,500,000 to UON. I choose life is among the sponsors for the 2016 Nairobi Innovation Week.



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taifa hall
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"MOFCOM China Sponsored Scholarship Program" aims at giving the prosperous Kenya young scholars and officers a chance to study for a Master’s or a Doctor’s Degree in China. It is sponsored by the Chinese Government and in 2016, 28 universities offer 29 master programs to the staff and officers in Kenya. The period of study varies from 1 year to 4 years. The list of programs could be found in the attached.

The Application Requirement

1. Having Bachelor's Degree;



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taifa hall
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A disciplinary committee that had been tasked with the job of deciding the fate of suspended students has come up with a verdict. More than 200 students were suspended for participating in the unrest and destruction of public property.



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taifa hall
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This is a re-opening notice to all students who were in session before the closure of the university on 5th April 2016

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taifa hall
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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the postponement of reporting dates for the following groups which were to report on Monday, 25th April, 2016 and Monday, 30th May, 2016 respectively:

(1)All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry and B.Sc. Medical Lab. Technology.



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taifa hall
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The University of Nairobi will hold its sixth Open Day between 28th and 30th April, 2016 at the Great Court starting at 9.30 a.m.  The Theme of the Open Day is: “Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial Growth”.

The Guest of Honour at the Official opening ceremony of the Open Day will be Dr. Cleopa Mailu, Cabinet Secretary for Health.



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taifa hall
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"MOFCOM China Sponsored Scholarship Program" aims at giving the prosperous Kenya young scholars and officers a chance to study for a Master’s or a Doctor’s Degree in China. It is sponsored by the Chinese Government and in 2016, 28 universities offer 29 master programs to the staff and officers in Kenya. The period of study varies from 1 year to 4 years. The list of programs could be found in the attached.

The Application Requirement

1. Having Bachelor's Degree;



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taifa hall
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The new Ag. Director Quality Assurance is Mr. Michael M. Wangai who was previously the Quality Assurance Officer, Programmes and Research in the same Department. The unit also received a Deputy Director, Dr. Peter K. Nzuki, a Lecturer, Open Distance and e-Learning Campus. The appointment was done on September 6, 2017.



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The Acting Director Quality Assurance, Mr. Michael Mwareri Wangai registered as a Gold member of UONAA in a ceremony presided over by the Director Alumni Association Mr. Kenneth Sawe on November 1, 2017, at the Alumni Complex, Kenya Science Campus. Also present during the ceremony was the Deputy Director Quality Assurance, Dr. Peter Nzuki, and other members of staff from both the two offices.



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Alumni Association Office, Kenya Science Campus
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Dr. David K. Turahi, a member of Makerere University Council, was nominated to benchmark on the activities of various units responsible for various areas of Quality Assurance in the higher learning institutions and he visited both the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University respectively from 9th to 13th October 2017.



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Directorate of Quality Assurance Office, Kenya Science Campus
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(3rd from left Dr. Moindi with the team from Sheffield University UK)

A team from the University of Sheffield,United Kingdom visited UON to see how the university copes with teaching large classes and to provide solutions to this problem. Some of the units have up to 300 students making teaching difficult for both the lecturers and the students.



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