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There are 48 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-02 14:48
The University of Nairobi received a book donation from the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The 150 books in Spanish language presented to the University by the Venezuelan Ambassador to Kenya, Jhony Balza were received by Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs, Prof. Isaac Mbeche.
The move is geared towards supporting and promoting the teaching and learning of the Spanish language in the University.
Already, the University of Nairobi is in talks with the Venezuelan Embassy in Kenya on possible collaborations with institutions in Venezuela. It was agreed that the two will look at different areas of collaboration that will be of mutual benefit. The partnerships will focus on enhancing cultural and knowledge exchange between the University and Venezuelan academic and research institutions.
There are 137 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-02 14:43
Construction of Knowledge Societies Forum
There are 5 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-15 18:28
University of Nairobi scoop awards from the Science and Technology Week
There are 133 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-22 11:13
This gallery captures moments for mean machine on the field.
There are 389 images in this galleryThu, 2015-05-14 15:53
The University of Nairobi is hosting the fourth edition of National Commission of Science and Technology (NACOSTI) Science and Technology Week.
The event showcases the best use of science and technology for sustainable development.
There are 82 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-02 14:55
The University of Nairobi (UoN) has entered into talks on possible collaboration with Brazil. This was revealed when the Brazilian Ambassador to Kenya paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor. In a meeting between the University and Ambassador Marcela Nicodemos, it was agreed that the two will look at partnering in offering Portuguese language courses and promoting sports, arts and culture. The partnerships will focus on enhancing cultural and knowledge exchange between the University and Brazilian academic and research institutions.
There are 159 images in this galleryThu, 2015-05-28 08:12
The Chinese Embassy has awarded 20 scholarships to needy University of Nairobi students. The scholarships were presented to the students by the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Liu Xianfa in a ceremony at the University of Nairobi.
There are 137 images in this galleryThu, 2015-05-28 08:39
2014, November 18-Lecture by Ambassadors of Venezuela Republic & Cuba on ALBA-PTA Integration
There are 62 images in this galleryTue, 2015-05-26 16:39
Courtesy Call by Tullow Oil Representatives to Elimika Project
There are 51 images in this galleryMon, 2015-05-25 15:55
Orientation for University of Nairobi Masters Students
There are 263 images in this galleryThu, 2015-05-28 08:51
The University of Nairobi Alumni Association in a colourful ceremony recently launched the School of Pharmacy Alumni Chapter.
There are 82 images in this galleryMon, 2015-05-25 17:37
African countries have been challenged to pull together and work as a single unit in international trade. This was said Senior Director of the World Bank, Dr. Marcelo Giugale, in a public lecture held at the University of Nairobi on September 24, 2014.
In his presentation, Dr. Marcelo noted that international organizations have over time changed their operations as a result many processes have been affected. Dr. Marcelo said that as a frontier market, Africa will continue developing.
There are 241 images in this galleryWed, 2015-05-27 15:26
The University of Nairobi (UoN), Confucius Institute today hosted the Confucius Institute's day to commemorate the introduction of the teaching of Chinese Language and culture in Africa 10 years ago. Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, Liu Xianfa graced the celebrations as the chief guest.
There are 40 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-22 11:21
Prof Robert Lane, a Surgeon from UK visited the University of Nairobi.
There are 46 images in this galleryWed, 2015-05-20 13:46
The University of Nairobi management has pledged to support some of the activities of the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), University of Nairobi Chapter.
This was revealed when officials from the KRSC, UoN chapter led by the Chairlady, Trizah Njeri, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
There are 190 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 09:18
The University of Nairobi today, engaged stakeholders in the search for strategies that will counter terrorism in Africa.
The forum which aimed at creating a platform for dialogue and discussion on terrorism issues brought together the government, academicians, diplomats, non-government organizations and students.
During the symposium, dubbed ‘Countering Terrorism: In Search of a Grand African Strategy,’ the academia was challenged to engage in research on understanding terrorism and disseminating knowledge and strategies on how to counter terrorism.
There are 15 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 09:39
The University of Nairobi will incorporate an online expenditure management system in its processes.
This was revealed when the Project Manager, Fraxion, Mr. Hendrie Cromie paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
The University will use the system dubbed Fraxion in various processes such as procurement, employment re-imbursements, petty cash processes, local and international travels, invoice statements, credit notes, among others.
There are 47 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 09:39
The University of Nairobi and Standard Chartered Bank are exploring ways of enhancing the existing partnership. Key among the issues discussed when the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lamin Manjang paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi, include financing University’s infrastructure development, research activities, sponsorship of a chair and staff loans facilities.
There are 57 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 11:17
The University of Nairobi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National University of Coasta Rica.
There are 48 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 10:34
The University of Nairobi and Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Welcome- Trust have entered into discussions of how best to strengthen the existing partnership.
There are 87 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 11:03
The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the University of York are collaborating in the ESRC-DFID Research project to implement cross-age peer tutoring in the teaching and reading in Kenya.
The research project will consist of students’ partnerships in which an upper primary pupil is trained to work with a younger child to conduct structured reading sessions.
The project brings together researchers specifically from the College of Education and External Studies (CEES), York-Institute for Effective Education and Concordia University, Canada with the disciplines of education, psychology and economics.
There are 79 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 11:34
The newly elected SONU leaders have been sensitized on the various university operations that they need to adhere to while in office.
During the session, the team had an opportunity to interact with the University management and address issues affecting students.
The student leaders were advised on the importance of embracing dialogue in their quest to get services from the University administration. They were also briefed on the security measures that the university administration has put in place and urged them to be at the forefront and support the initiatives. Student mentorship is key and in this regard, the University management urged the student leaders to help the university’s agenda of producing holistic graduates and help tame the vice of alcoholism, drug abuse and cheating in exams.
There are 344 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 10:04
The University of Nairobi hosted the first UNESCO/UNITWIN Chairs consultative forum.
The Forum whose theme was UNESCO Chairs for Knowledge Creation, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Kenya, sought to review past achievements and challenges faced by UNESCO chairs and establish why Africa has failed to establish more UNESCO university chairs and UNITWIN networks.
The Forum which brought together various stakeholders in the higher education sector, universities, donors, local and international scholars, students and individuals interested in the work of UNESCO, addressed the serious problems occasioned by global climate change, international terrorism, corruption, drug abuse, and rapid unplanned urbanization.
There are 100 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 11:40
The newly elected SONU leaders 2015 were sworn into office by the University of Nairobi.
There are 25 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 09:08
The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Nandi County have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the University mentor Koitaleel Samoei University College (KSUC) in its journey to becoming a fully-fledged university through an award of Charter.
The University of Nairobi will mentor KSUC in accordance with the standards and regulations established under the Universities Act, 2012 and approve degree programmes offered by KSUC and award of qualifications to students of KSUC through the University of Nairobi Senate. UoN will also facilitate the administering of start-up degree programmes.
There are 32 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 10:23
The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Standard Media Group have entered into discussions on how best to strengthen their existing partnership. This was revealed when the Standard Media Group, Managing Director, Mr. Sam Shollei paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
Among the key issues explored include profiling UoN’s research and innovations breakthroughs on various media platforms owned by Standard Media Group.
There are 28 images in this galleryMon, 2015-04-27 14:49
The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) and University Advancement Office planted 500 trees at the College of Education and External Studies (CEES).
There are 45 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 09:04
The University of Nairobi community held interdenominational prayers following the electric cable explosion at Kikuyu Campus in which 167 students were injured and one died.
Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, the University prayed for those still recuperating in hospitals and the family of the departed comrade. In addition, UoN joined the nation in praying for those injured during the Garissa University attack and for the families of those who lost their loved ones.
There are 40 images in this galleryWed, 2015-05-06 12:41
The SONU 2015 elections has seen University of Nairobi (UoN) students vote for their leaders. A total of 408 candidates were battling it out at the ballot boxes.
There are 27 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 10:55
Discussions are underway between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and National Defence College (NDC) to revise the academic collaboration between the two.
In addition, the institutions will increase areas of research addressing issues affecting the country such as insecurity.