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All graduates of the 59th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on September 14, 2018 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:


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Prof. Julius Ogeng'o,  DVC,AA with Jorge Gonzalez PhD, President of Kalamazoo University who had paid him a courtesy call on 2/10/2018



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During the Launch of Ajira Digital Club

Ajira Digital Program, the premier online jobs platform that will unlock thousands of jobs for the youth was launched by Joe Mucheru, the Cabinet Secretary, Information Communication and Technology. The launch took place in Taifa Hall, Main Campus, today, September 20, 2018



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The Cabinet Secretary, Amb. Amina Mohamed congratulates Prof. Julius Alexander Ogeng’o upon receiving a Post-Doctoral Degree conferred to him by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi. Looking on is the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and the Academic Registrar, Mr. B.M. Waweru. Prof. Ogeng’o is the fifth recipient to be awarded the feat.

 



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The following students listed below who had no mailing address may download their letters of offer and joining instructions by logging on to smis.uonbi.ac.ke using their registration number as the username and their KCSE index number as the password.

The hard copy letters are also available for collection at the Admissions Office, Main Campus

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The Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and the Deputy Vice Chancellor incharge of Academic Affairs Prof. Julius Ogeng'o during the official launch of the Customer Experience Centre on Friday August 31, 2018. Customers can now reach the University by simply dialing 020- 4910000.



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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:

COMMENCEMENT DATES

MONDAY, 7TH JANUARY 2019



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Tsinghua University and the University of Nairobi, the leading universities in Asia and Africa respectively signed a Memorandum of Understanding on September 1, 2017 to engage in cooperation and exchange in cooperative education and research activities for the mutual benefit of both institutions.



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


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

A - COMMENCEMENT DATES

MONDAY, 10TH SEPTEMBER 2018



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The Cabinet Secretary for Education Amb. Amina Mohammed officially opens the Office of Career Services at the University of Nairobi on Monday August 13, 2018. Looking on from left to right is the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi, the Chancellor, Dr Vijoo Ratanssi and the Ag Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o.



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The Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o speaking at UoN School of Law on Friday, Aug 3, 2018 where the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) committed to partner with the University of Nairobi to develop strategies that promote ethical and legal business practices within the private sector.



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Government launched the Ajira Digital Program at University of Nairobi on August 04, 2018. The program targets at training 1,000 students and equip them with the necessary technical skills to enable them tap into the huge potential of online jobs. In the picture are Jerome Ochieng , the Principal Secretary for ICT and Innovation and Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs. 



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The Academic Division defended its Performance Contract for the Financial Year 2017/2018 on Monday August 08, 2018 at the UoN Towers. Present were the Academic Regsitrar Mr Bernard Waweru and all the Heads of Sections (Examinations, Admissions, Deans & Senate)

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The Major General Ikenye, Deputy Commandant, Millitary, NDC, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi, Ag. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, Director, Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, Prof. Maria Nzomo among others at the National Defense College in Karen, Nairobi on Tuesday July 31, 2018.



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All Fresh Students (KCSE 2017) 2018/2019 Academic Year reporting on the 10th September 2018, 29th October 2018 & 25th February 2019.



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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs (ag), Prof. Julius Ogeng’o when he attended the IP Commercialization Workshop in Taifa Hall, Main Campus on July 23, 2018.



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Hon Justice David Maraga, CJ and President of the Supreme Court gave the key note address.

The Youth Reclaiming Kenya forum held at the University of Nairobi was held in Taifa Hall where pertinent issues on the role of the youth in reconciliation, healing and uniting Kenya were discussed.



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



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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs (ag), Prof. Julius Ogeng’o congratulating Prof. Mugambi. Looking on is Prof Enos Njeru, the Principal CHSS.



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COLLEGES OF AGRICULTURE & VETERNARY SCIENCES, ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING, BIOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES, EDUCATION & EXTERNAL STUDIES AND ODeL CAMPUS



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Prof Ogeng'o the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor(AA)

Ghanaian leading serial entrepreneur and leadership development expert, Mr. Fred Swaniker, urged University of Nairobi students to work towards creating jobs upon completing their studies, than being job seekers.



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The University of Nairobi is pleased to invite all staff and students to a Public Lecture by Fred Swaniker on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Taifa Hall, Main Campus at 4.00-5.00pm. Mr Fred Swaniker (42) is the CEO & Founder of African Leadership Academy, African Leadership University and African Leadership Network.

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Prof. Julius Ogeng’o has been appointed as the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor in-charge of Academic Affairs. Prof. Ogeng’o, (56) is Professor of Human Anatomy. He is a Medical Doctor specialized in Human Anatomy and holds BSc, MBChB, PhD and MD degrees from the University of Nairobi.

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Joint UON/IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School and Reference Centre (ISTVS) workshop on curriculum review held  on 25th - 26th June 2018

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Central Examinations Centre hosted a sumptuous farewell party in honor of Mrs Lydia Akaranga at Sagret Equitorial Hotel on June 8th, 2018. Mrs Akaranga who retired in May 2017 was a long serving staff member of the University of Nairobi. She retired at the position of Deputy Registrar Examinations in-charge of Operations. Mr Bernad Waweru the Academic Registrar graced the occasion.

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The University community celebrated the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADA) at the Chancellor’s Court, Main Campus, on June 19, 2018.



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Prof. Nicholas Abinya is among the 2018 Distinguished Global Health Catalyst Award recipients.

Prof. Abinya, the Head of Section, Haematology/Oncology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Nairobi, has received global recognition for his contributions on health with focus on cancer and related diseases.



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The University of Nairobi is set to deploy the first Kenyan University Satellite into space on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 12pm to 2.00pm Kenyan time.

All are invited to attend and watch this great milestone at Chandaria Auditorium, UoN Towers. Registration is online.



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The University of Nairobi and the Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) invite you to a Public Lecture by Prof. Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science (2001) Laureate.

Prof. Stiglitz, a former Senior Vice President of World Bank, will be speaking on ‘The Stockholm Statement: New Strategies for Inclusive Development’



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University of Nairobi has rewarded up to 419 students who have performed well from the Academic Year 2013/2014 and 2014/2015. The prize giving ceremony was held at the University of Nairobi, Taifa Hall on April 27, 2018.

 

 



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The University of Nairobi Choir, in collaboration with the Nairobi Conservatoire Orchestra invites all students and staff to an Orchestral Concert on Tuesday May 8, 2018 from 3pm in Taifa Hall. All guests must be seated by 2.45 pm. Entry is free!



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All students and staff are invited to the UoN Annual Prize Giving Day on Friday April 27, 2018 at 9:am. Venue; Taifa Hall. 



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All students and staff are invited to a Public Lecture by Prof William Fisher of Harvard Law School USA. The lecture will be on Thursday April 26,2018 at 10:00am, Taifa Hall.



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The 8th annual UON Open day is currently underway at the UON main campus.

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great court-main campus
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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I & Module II Integrated) that the resumption and commencement dates for 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 academic years are as follows:

A.        RESUMPTION DATE

Monday, 26th February, 2018

First years (K.C.S.E 2015) in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences to commence second semester.

 



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The University of Nairobi has once again been put on the global map with the just released January 2018 webmetrics results. the University was ranked position 7 in Africa and 874 globally.

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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the resumption and commencement dates of the 2017/18/19 Academic Years.



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The University of Nairobi held its 58th graduation celebration today Friday 22nd December 2017. A total of 6112 were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas. 45 graduands were awarded Doctor of Philosophy awards,14 Fellowship awards,1661 masters degrees,18 postgraduate diplomas,3176 bachelor degree awards, 6 higher diploma and 569 diploma awards.



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58th University of Nairobi Graduation academic procession. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017. 



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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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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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great court-main campus
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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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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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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:



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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.



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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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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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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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(Altar at the University of Nairobi Grounds)



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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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(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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(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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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"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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A team of four (4) members from Kyambogo University paid a visit to the Directorate of Quality Assurance to benchmark on the processes and procedures for quality assurance in the academic programmes. 



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Directorate of Quality Assurance, Kenya Science Campus, UoN
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Title: Annual Quality Assurance For Higher Education Leaders- QAHEL Workshop

Venue: Ibis Hotel - Lagos, Nigeria

Date: June 20-21, 2018



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Directorate of Quality Assurance, Kenya Science Campus, UoN
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Director, Quality Assurance, Mr. Michael Wangai attends a two-day Curriculum Review Workshop held at the Lukenya Getaway from June 24-26, 2018. The workshop was organized by the IGAD Secretariat Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (ISTVS).  



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Directorate of Quality Assurance, Kenya Science Campus, UoN
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