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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.
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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.
There are 234 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 12:50
The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Planning, Ms. Anne Waiguru has challenged university students to explore entrepreneurship.
In her key note presentation to fourth year, University of Nairobi students, Ms. Waiguru highlighted the various opportunities the Government has availed to young Kenyans.
There are 150 images in this galleryMon, 2015-03-30 16:13
The University of Nairobi is engaging a panel of distinguished eminent persons to share ideas on the transformative agenda of the institution.
During the forum, the University management invited a delegation drawn from academia and industry to share their views on key areas that will influence the process of rebranding the University. In addition, the forum provided the University’s leadership an opportunity to share its vision, nurture partnerships and collaboration with stakeholders, receive feedback and align UoN vision with national, regional, and global expectations.
There are 88 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 14:42
The University of Nairobi (UoN), Colorado State University (CSU) and Ethiopia’s Hawassa University have embarked on talks on establishing a long-term tripartite partnership focused on innovations in community- engaged university extension, community and economic development and sustainable dryland ecosystems.
There are 420 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 12:44
There was pomp, colour and celebrations as Embu University College (EUC), a constituent college of the University of Nairobi (UoN), officially launched its Strategic Plan for the period 2014-2018 and received its ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
The ceremony was presided over by the University’s Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and brought together the management from EUC, UoN, students and local leaders and residents.
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The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) held a colourful dinner that brought together Alumni members living in Machakos County.
There are 199 images in this galleryMon, 2015-03-30 15:46
The University of Nairobi participated in the 13th edition of the Commission for Universities Education expo in Machakos.The University has taken up 14 stands to elaborate on its production of quality and holistic graduates in diverse fields of study which is in line with its vision and mission of availing windows of opportunity to all in search of knowledge. As such, all the stands have information, illustrations and a number of scholars present to offer valuable insight concerning the courses, research activities and other services including book publishing and book trade.
There are 44 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 16:45
The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) will set up a National Oil Geochemical and Petrophysical Laboratory and a core storage facility at the University of Nairobi Chiromo Campus. According to the NOCK CEO, Summaya Hassan-Athmani, the laboratory will provide the University access to modern equipment for Geochemical and petrophysical analyses relevant to the oil and gas industry.
In a further contribution that will boost the University’s learning facilities, the National Oil will also donate equipment worth USD 1 million to be routinely used for geochemical analysis. UoN students will utilize the equipment to develop new skills in some of the typical geochemical analyses required to support oil and gas exploration activities in the country. Athmani also expressed willingness to give internships to final year students to enable them gain industrial experience.
There are 96 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 16:54
A team from Texas University and National Instruments, an American tech company, have entered into discussions with the University of Nairobi on collaboration on how to improve water quality and availability in Kenya.
Through the partnership, the three will monitor the replenishment of water aquifers and resources, leverage on entrepreneurs to do innovation and provide software to solve challenges such as water quality and availability
There are 42 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 16:58
The University of Nairobi and a team from Barclays Bank of Kenya engaged in a discussion on partnership with focus on ways to improve student and staff financial needs.
There are 29 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 16:30
Heshima Secondary School toured the University of Nairobi and visited the Library.
There are 186 images in this galleryThu, 2015-03-12 13:00
The University of Nairobi (UoN) will continue supporting Embu University College (EUC) in its operations to becoming a fully-fledged university. The college is a constituent of the University of Nairobi.
There are 56 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-08 16:57
The University of Nairobi students got an opportunity to interact with KPMG staff during the KPMG Graduate Recruitment Career day at the 8.4.4 Multipurpose Hall.