Prof. Kiama installed as the 8th VC at University of Nairobi

Professor Stephen Gitahi Kiama (56) has officially been installed as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, taking over from Professor Peter Mulwa Mbithi. During his installation in Taifa Hall on June 05, 2020, past VCs, staff, students and industrial relations leaders paid glowing tribute to the new VC. Professor Kiama is a Kenyan veterinary surgeon and academic who, effective 3rd January 2020, became the 8th Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi. The occasion was marked with colour and pomp and was graced by Dr.Vijoo Rattansi the Chancellor and Prof. Julia Ojiambo, the Chair of University Council. 

SCHOLARSHIPS AT UNIVERSITY OF LA VERNE IN CALIFORNIA - EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATES AND POSTGRADUATES

This is to  inform you that applications are now open for the Exchange Programs to be held at University of La Verne, California for  UoN students.  

ULV provides a limited number of partial Scholarships, funding 70% of tuition fees where students are awarded based on merit and how early they apply.   

For 3 weeks, along with classes at the ULV campus, the students improve their English skills, learn from global companies on private business visits and gain experience to advance rapidly in their career.   

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL GRADUATES OF THE 67TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

The University of Nairobi held its 67th Graduation Ceremony on Friday 23rd September. The colourful event was held at the historic Taifa Hall. The event was a mix of virtual and an onsite ceremony for the PhD students.

A total of 3,553 Graduands were conferred with degrees and diplomas and one Honoris Causa. 302 Diplomas, 2,508 Bachelors degrees, 62 Postgraduate Diplomas, 595 Masters degrees, 85 Doctor of Philosophy degrees and one Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) were awarded.

FRESHERS REPORT TO UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

Registration of the First Year students for the 2022/2023 Academic year began on Monday 19th September 2022. The University has lined up a series of activities for the Orientation week to introduce the freshmen to University life.

The following is the Schedule of activities: 

Monday 19th to Sunday 25th September 2022: Biometric Registration and Orientation Week

Tuesday 20th September 2022: Students commence Course Registration for two weeks

APPEAL TO SUPPORT NEEDY STUDENTS

The Dean of Students Office has received cases of students who are unable to register due to financial challenges. The Office is appealing to staff, students, alumni and well-wishers to support the needy students achieve their dreams through

UON STUDENTS FUND

                via

MPESA PAY BILL NO: 40 61 619

A/C NAME: Needy Students

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI MASTERS SCHOLARSHIPS: ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023

University of Nairobi is offering 137 masters scholarships for the 2022/2023 academic year. The applications are open only to applicants for the September 2022 intake.

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria among other specific criteria by their respective units.

UoN MAINTAINS POSITION ONE AMONG UNIVERSITIES IN KENYA

The University of Nairobi has maintained first position in the July edition of the Webometrics Ranking. The latest edition is built with the indicators obtained during the month of July in order to maintain the freshness of the data of the most current and updated Ranking of Universities.