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Commencement dates – 2014/2015 Academic Year

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and integrated Module II) that the commencement dates for the 2014/2015 academic year are as follows:

A -   Monday, 8th September, 2014

  1. 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th years in the Faculties of Agriculture,Veterinary Medicine; Schools of The Built Environment, Arts & Design, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Computing & Informatics, Education.
  1. 4th years in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law,Economics and I.A.G.A.S.
  1. 3rd years in the College of Health Sciences.
  1. 1st years (2012 K.C.S.E.) in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S. to commence second semester.
  1. All 2nd years (2011 K.C.S.E.) to commence second semester.

B -       Monday, 5th January, 2015

(i)         Level IV in the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing Sciences and Dental Sciences.

(ii)        Levels IV and V in the School of Medicine (M.B.Ch.B.).

            C -       Monday, 12th January, 2015

3rd years in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S



Kindly note that the reporting date for new first year students except College of Humanities and Social Sciences is 15th September 2014.
If you intend to apply for a Loan/Bursary, you are advised to visit the Higher Education Loans Board website: In case you have any query regarding the Loan/Bursary Application Forms, you may contact the Higher Education Loans Board,Telephone Nos:0202246590, 0202246591, 0202252330, 0202226205, situated at the Anniversary Towers Building, 18th Floor,on niversity Way, P.O.Box 69489 - 00400, Nairobi.
For you to be considered for the limited accommodation at the University Hostels, you are required to;
a) Fill in The accommodation application form enclosed,

ACU/UON Conference and Gender Training 2014

We write to invite your interest in two forthcoming events.

Following two successful events held last year: a one-day conference to mark the ACU’s Centenary celebrations 2013, and A four-day Woman in Leadership and Management in Higher Education: Training of Trainers Workshop at the University of Nairobi, the ACU and the University are collaborating once again to host similar events this year:

On Monday, 1st September 2014, we shall be running a conference on the theme: ‘Beyond 2015: Gender Milestones in Education in Developing Countries.