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There are 21 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-04 11:46
University of Nairobi (UoN) joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Environment Day by planting 3000 trees. This year's theme is ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?The ceremony which was held at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services (CAVS) Veterinary Farm- Kanyariri was done in partnership with Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA). The organization provided the 3000 tree seedlings to be planted, labour to dig the planting holes and to support the post planting care.
There are 25 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 12:08
Christopher Coons the US Senator from Delaware is a man whose heart is in Kenya. He still remembers bits and bits of Kiswahili and the different parts of the country he visited. He heartily describes Kenyans’ hospitality during his stay in the country. Senator Coons held a town hall at the University of Nairobi.
There are 13 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-04 14:30
The University of Nairobi values not only values the environment but memories as well. Some historic trees planted by key figures who have over the years visited the university were transferred from the Kongi square to the Great Court to pave way for the construction of the University of Nairobi Towers.
There are 20 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-04 13:38
Accomplished industrialist, author and distinguished business leader Andrew Liveris, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Dow Chemical Company gave an interactive lecture at UoN. He called on students to participate in solving world's problems.
There are 12 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-10 16:34
The SONU Swearing-in was held outside CCU. It was conducted by the Chief Legal Officer, Ms. Rebecca Ngondo. Prof. Isaac Mbeche, DVC, Student Affairs and Prof. Peter Mbithi, DVC, Administration and Finance.
There are 21 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-10 15:50
Every year, the University of Nairobi conducts a tree planting exercise as part of its efforts to conserve the environment to mitigate against adverse effects of climate change. Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe, principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) led guests, UoN staff and students and the public in planting trees at the Veterinary Farm in Kanyariri.
There are 31 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-10 12:36
Prof. Micere Githae Mugo launched her book in a well attended event formalized by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, Hon. Martha Karua, Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai, among others. Prof. Micere is a distinguished writer, scholar and professor of literature at Syracuse University in the USA. Back in the 80s she was the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at UoN making her the first female dean in Kenya.Her book, Writing & Speaking from the Heart of My Mind is about the life and times of the author. It highlights some of the key experiences she went through and the lessons she learnt.
There are 57 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-10 10:46
For the fourth year in a row, the University of Nairobi hosted a successful Open Day that attracted thousands of prospective students, parents, private sector players and the general public. The two-day event that was held on 13th and 14th April 2012, at the Great Court, Main Campus, provided an opportunity for the University to share information with its stakeholders on its programmes and services.
There are 53 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 13:04
The Commission for Higher Education (CHE) annual exhibition was held in Embu. The exhibition attracted many prospective students and parents interested in higher education in Kenya.
There are 13 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 15:05
The WOSWA open day was held at the Great Court. The organization had an opportunity to showcase its achievements as well as register interested members. It was indeed a colourful day!
There are 7 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 16:40
The International conference for youth in Africa was held at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The theme for the conference was 'Factoring Youth Voices into Critical Issues: Agenda on Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Food Security and Nutrition in Africa.'
There are 16 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 16:16
In a colourful ceremony, the Department of French inaugurated the French Resource Centre. The Centre is located in the Education Building, Main Campus.
There are 26 images in this galleryThu, 2013-07-11 17:14
The College of Biological and Physical Sciences launched a fish farm on March 2, 2012. The occasion was graced by members of staff from various schools within the campus and the guest of honour was Prof Micheni .J. Ntiba, P.S Ministry for Fisheries Development, also a distinguished member of staff.
There are 22 images in this galleryMon, 2013-07-15 09:29
Students from the College of Architecture and Engineering were treated to a tour of the Thika Superhighway construction site.
There are 52 images in this galleryMon, 2013-07-15 12:25
The 46th Graduation Ceremony was held on 2th December, 2011 at the Great Court, Main Campus.
There are 16 images in this galleryMon, 2013-07-15 13:25
The University of Nairobi Kikuyu Campus marked the World AIDS Day. There was entertainment sensitizing the participants on HIV/AIDS. HIV testing was also conducted.
There are 28 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 11:51
The UoN Press launched Prof. Francis John Gichaga’s autobiography on Monday 21 November, 2011 in a colourful occasion formalized by the Minister for Roads, Mr. Franklin Bett ,at the Vice Chancellor’s Parlor, University of Nairobi.
There are 48 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 08:28
The 2011 Prize Giving Day was held on November 16th, 2011.
There are 27 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 11:12
The University of Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library held an Open Day on November 1st, 2011 at the Great Court. The event was an opportunity for the Library to show case not only its collections but services as well.
There are 50 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 16:17
The Gender Forum and Open day was held at the University of Nairobi. It was a well attended event that saw rich discussions on gender issues.
There are 93 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 16:06
The Women Students Welfare Association (WOSWA) officially launched their mentorship programme. 'The Alpha Diva Fever' themed ' The Purple Transformation' at the Great Court, Main Campus.
There are 79 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 15:43
The 7th ORSEA Conference was held on October 13-14th, 2011 at KICC. The Conference saw participants from various orgnaizations and countries attend.
There are 55 images in this galleryTue, 2013-07-16 16:45
Over 6,000 first year students were admitted for the the Academic Year 2011/2012. After a week-long registration process, the students were taken through orientation. The highlight of the orientation programme was the address by the Vice-Chancellor.
There are 100 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 11:41
The University of Nairobi was declared the best institute of higher learning during the Nairobi International Trade Fair. UoN also won variuos prizes in different categories.
There are 34 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 11:24
Prof. George Magoha, Vice-Chancellor, UoN, led the University in donating food stuff to the Sinai fire victims. The University is involved in various corporate social initiatives that also deal with environmental issues.
There are 6 images in this galleryFri, 2011-09-16 15:14
The workshop which was held at the Confucius Centre, College of Humanities and Social Sciences on 13th September 2011 attracted researchers from University of Nairobi, JKUAT, Kenyatta University and other regional Research Institutions.
There are 50 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 11:57
Students for the University of Nairobi, who are members of the Students Association for Legal Aid and Research (SALAR) conducted a legal aid/ public awareness campaign in Mathare slums at Mcedo-Beijing Primary School.
There are 27 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 13:06
German chancellor's visit to UON
There are 65 images in this galleryMon, 2013-07-15 14:40
The 45th Graduation Ceremony was held on August 9th, 2013 at the Graduation Square.
There are 39 images in this galleryWed, 2013-07-17 12:33
The University of Nairobi hosted the China Education Exhibition. Prof. Helen Sambili, Acting Minister for Higher Education graced the occasion. Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs represented the University on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha.