Applications Now Open for McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill

The McCall MacBain Scholars program brings together students who strive to engage in positive change by taking on meaningful leadership roles. We will offer up to 130 scholarships and awards valued at more than $3 million to candidates who demonstrate exceptional character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity.

Scholarships for Masters and PhDs - Women in STEM

Are you a woman looking for an opportunity to further your studies with a masters or a PhD program? then you are eligible for the GREEN-STEM scholarship.

University of Nairobi is  a partner of an EU-funded program to support intra-Africa mobility at Masters and PhD level. The program is open to 4 universities only, University of Nairobi, University of Lagos, University of Rwanda and University of  Witwatersrand.

Masters Scholarships

Master of Sustainable Management and Operations (SuMO) is a new two-year masters level program that is being offered at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, in collaboration with Kuehne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany. The scholarships are offered through the Africa Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Operations for Resource Management and Food Supply (SCO) established with the financial support of DAAD.

University of Nairobi Announces “Big 5” Major New Projects

The University of Nairobi unveiled 5 major new projects to transform the university, called the “Big 5” initiatives (#UoNBig5), during the Chancellor’s Partnership Forum.

Professor Patrick V. Verkooijen, Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, emphasized the transformative potential of the “Big 5” during their unveiling:

1. UoN Innovation Park: Establishing Nairobi as the “Silicon Savannah” for entrepreneurship and technological innovation, supported by a new innovation fund. 

Taming the Tyranny of the Barons: Administrative Law and the Regulation of Power

Professor Migai Akech's inaugural lecture titled "Taming the Tyranny of the Barons: Administrative Law and the Regulation of Power" delved into a fundamental concern that has animated him since childhood: the routine and aggravating displays of power abuses that permeate our daily lives, both in private and public realms. From arbitrariness and condescension to corruption and violence, these manifestations of tyranny erode the very liberties and livelihoods we seek to protect through our societal institutions.

Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Migai Akech

Prof. Migai Akech will deliver an Inaugural Lecture titled, “Taming the Tyranny of the Barons: Administrative Law and the Regulation of Power” on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 2:00 pm at the University's Taifa Hall.

Prof. Akech is a renowned legal scholar and expert in administrative law. His lecture promises to provide invaluable insights into the role of administrative law in regulating the exercise of power by government agencies and public officials, often referred to as the "barons" of the administrative state.