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Graduation of Early Grade Reading Instruction Curriculum Students

The first cohort of Early Grade Reading Instruction Curriculum (EGRIC) students will be graduating on:

Date: September 23, 2014

Venue: Kenya Science Campus, University of Nairobi

Time: 8.45 am

298 teachers will be certified as reading specialists

EGRIC is being implemented by the Department of Educational Communication and Technology, School of Education in partnership with USAID. 

All are welcome!

Collection of certificates-Notice to all August 29, 2014 Graduates

All Graduates of the 51st Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on August 29, 2014 from the Colleges of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Architecture and Engineering, Biological and Physical Sciences and Education and External Studies are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:
1.         MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 – FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
2.         MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 – FRIDAY OCTOBER 3, 2014
  • School of Education
  • School of Continuing and Distance Education

Notice to New First Year Students - K.C.S.E 2013 Candidates

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.

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.