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There are 397 images in this galleryThu, 2015-07-16 12:55
H.E. Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, has challenged universities to be frontiers in building different strategies for a better future.
While delivering a public lecture at the University of Nairobi, the Premier, called on students and academia to use their intelligence to create new approaches and ideas on ways to deal with the issues affecting society.
There are 48 images in this galleryThu, 2015-07-16 13:04
The Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication and Technology, Dr. Fred Matiang’i has confirmed his participation at the Nairobi Innovation Week.
Dr. Matiang’i is among the key speakers scheduled to make presentations at the inaugural event. The Cabinet Secretary was speaking when he paid a courtesy call to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi at the University of Nairobi.
There are 104 images in this galleryThu, 2015-07-16 13:15
The University of Nairobi management and students held consultative discussions on matters security.
The discussions come in the wake of rising insecurity incidences in the country and the university as well.
During the discussions, the University management presented a comprehensive and integrated work plan that will address students’ security and safety while on campus. Recommendations on how to address some of the pressing issues were made. Among the issues addressed include hooliganism, SONU electioneering process, student disciplinary process, rules and regulations governing accommodation in the halls of residence, student mentorship and security.
There are 51 images in this galleryThu, 2015-07-16 13:54
The University of Nairobi (UoN) will work with the Nairobi County Government in submitting an application for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
The University through the Department of Urban Research Innovations, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nairobi County Government in 2014 to develop the City Master Plan.
The Rockefeller Foundation is working with 100 cities around the world to help them become more resilient to social, economic and physical challenges that are growing part of the 21st Century.
There are 127 images in this galleryThu, 2015-06-25 17:21
The University of Nairobi (UoN) hosted a forum for alumni and partners to discuss the institution’s transformative agenda.
Key areas on the University’s transformative agenda include fundraising, resource mobilization and sustainability strategy, infrastructure development, setting up a graduate skills enhancement programme, improving student experience on campus, enhancing research and innovation, among others.
There are 253 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-30 16:42
There was pomp and colour, as the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Government of Kenya through National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) on June 26, 2015, marked the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
There are 144 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-30 17:00
A panel of eminent scholars has challenged the academia to engage in research that will advise the nation on how to deal with violent extremism and develop legitimate narrative.
During the discourse, it was established that it is important for country to think through and shape the discourse on legitimate narratives in countering violent extremism, thereby creating a deeper understanding of the issue. The knowledge created will advise policy and guide the country as it combats terrorism.
There are 51 images in this galleryThu, 2015-07-16 13:48
Italian Ambassador to Kenya, Mauro Massoni said that the Prime Minister ofIItaly will give the lecture at the Univer. The discourse will touch on youth’s involvement in development issues and peace building. Amb. Massoni was speaking at the University when he paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
There are 55 images in this galleryThu, 2015-06-25 17:08
The University of Nairobi has launched the Staff Movement Advice and Staff Clearance Information Systems.
The Staff Movement Management System will enable the University to maintain accurate and easily retrievable staff movement advice records, keep track of staff movement advice process, provide staff history and improve the efficiency of movement advice. On the other hand, through the Staff Clearance System the University will maintain accurate and easily retrievable staff clearance records and keep track of staff clearance process, lost items and University debtors. The two systems were developed by ICTC team in collaboration with the Administration and Finance Departments.
There are 519 images in this galleryThu, 2015-06-25 17:00
The event which was held at the Chancellor’s Court, brought together over 5,000 Kenyans including the Cabinet Secretary for Sports and Culture, Dr. Hassan Wario, UoN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and Nairobi Governor, Dr. Evans Kidero. Also present was the Chairman, Chandaria Group of Companies, Dr. Manu Chandaria and Chief Executive Officer, Bidco Company, Vimal Shah.
There are 38 images in this galleryFri, 2015-06-19 08:50
The University of Nairobi (UoN) will host a forum on peace following a proposal by the Ambassador for the Republic of South Sudan in Kenya, Mariano Deng Ngor.
Speaking during the meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, Amb. Ngor said that after several considerations, the University of Nairobi was chosen because of its rich history in hosting historical discourses in Kenya. According to the Ambassador, the forum will capture the essence of the academia in peace talks and the proceedings may act as guide for stakeholders involved in peace talks.
There are 200 images in this galleryFri, 2015-06-19 09:25
The University of Nairobi (UoN) today, June 17, 2015, hosted a forum dubbed “Get to Know Refugees- their Roles in the Country” in which various speakers gave insights on the plight of refugees in Kenya.
While delivering the key note presentation, Dr. Abbas Gullet, Secretary General, Kenya Red Cross Society noted that according to May 2015 statistics, Kenya is hosting over 586,000 refugees. In his brief, Dr. Gullet highlighted the major changes that have taken place since Kenya started hosting refugees over 30 years ago, stating that many refugees flee from their countries because of wars, famines and droughts.
There are 24 images in this galleryFri, 2015-06-19 09:00
The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Nyandarua County Government will set up a university in Nyandarua. This was revealed when the Governor, Mr. Daniel Waithaka paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi on June 17, 2015.
There are 388 images in this galleryFri, 2015-06-19 09:55
It was a historic opportunity for many to listen to a public lecture by one of Kenyans most celebrated literary icons, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiongo at the Taifa Hall, Main Campus on Thursday, June, 11, 2015 as he challenged the University community comprising of staff and students and the general public to embrace Kenyan products , companies and more so Kenyan culture and heritage.
Speaking to a house full of intellectuals and members of the public, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiongo narrated about one his early literary works, Weep Not, Child, a book that was written during the independence era and published in 1964 by East Africa Publishers among his many other literary works.
There are 48 images in this galleryWed, 2015-05-27 10:26
The University of Nairobi (UoN) students took part in the 52nd African Liberation Day celebrations held on May 25, 2015. The day marks the onward progress of the liberation movement in African countries.
Dubbed ‘All African Lives Matter’, the event was organized by UoN’s Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA), Fahamu Network for Social Justice and State of the Union.
During the event, Irene Mukumu, a 3rd year law student emerged number one in “My African Union Campaign” essay writing competition. The winner will attend this year’s AU Summit under the sponsorship of Fahamu Network for Social Justice in Johannesburg South Africa in July. Fred Gucu, 4th year and Margaret Kamau, 3rd year both Bachelor of Arts students took position two and three respectively. Students were required to write essays on any of the key 14 AU instruments.
There are 50 images in this galleryMon, 2015-05-25 17:36
The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Italian Cultural Institute in Nairobi have entered into talks on possible collaboration.
This was revealed when the Director, Italian Cultural Institute in Nairobi, Ms. Francesa Cheiso paid a courtesy call on the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
There are 164 images in this galleryThu, 2015-05-14 10:14
The President, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA), Mr. Nick Salter has challenged students pursuing Actuarial Science to diversify their careers from the norm.
Mr. Salter was giving the keynote address during a public lecture organized by the School of Mathematics in conjunction with the Actuarial Society of Kenya.
There are 111 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-29 09:37
The University of Nairobi has entered into talks with the Venezuelan Embassy in Kenya on possible collaborations with institutions in Venezuela. In a meeting between the University and the Venezuelan Ambassador to Kenya, Jhony Balza, 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 77 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-29 09:46
The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the United States Embassy to Kenya have entered into talks on the possibility of growing existing and establishing new partnerships with American Institutions. This was revealed in a meeting between members of UoN Management Board and the United States Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Robert Godec.
Already, the University through the six Colleges is in collaboration with various American Universities, carrying out projects and research tackling different areas including sustainable development, environmental development, agricultural technologies, food security, health and renewable energy.
There are 82 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-02 10:02
Mitsubishi Corporation, General Manager, Masatoshi Wada hands over certificates of 15 student scholarships worth KES 975,000.00 to the University of Nairobi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Henry Mutoro. The scholarships are part of Mitsubishi’s four year corporate support for social and educational programmes concerned with the environment.
There are 98 images in this galleryTue, 2015-06-02 11:18
Students have been challenged to go beyond ordinary duties and responsibilities and make a difference in society. This was the highlight of a lecture by Dr. Deqo Mohamed, Chief Executive Officer, Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation (DHAF) and daughter of Dr. Hawa Abdi.
In her presentation, Dr. Mohamed told of her mother’s moving and amazing journey that saw to the setting up of the Dr. Hawa Abdi General Hospital and Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation (DHAF). In 1983, Dr. Abdi began providing free obstetrician services to around 24 rural women per day, from a one-room clinic on family-owned land in the Lower Shebelle region in Somalia. Since then, in the midst of the Somali civil war, Dr. Abdi and her family have provided care to over 2 million people. Today, her two daughters, Dr. Amina Mohamed and Dr. Deqo Mohamed have joined her in keeping hope alive for Somalia and their family land has grown to encompass a 400 bed hospital with a staff of 126, a school and a refugee camp for over 90,000 women and children who were displaced by war.
There are 70 images in this galleryTue, 2015-05-26 11:19
The University of Nairobi (UoN) has launched a Postgraduate Academic Tracking Information System.
The system will enable the Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) maintain an accurate and easily retrievable record of the progress of each postgraduate student and keep track of the students’ contact with their supervisors through easily retrievable records of submitted progress reports. In addition, the Board will be able to track and accurately determine the expiry date of the registration period for each postgraduate student, accurately compute and determine the fees to be charged for extension of registration, track and flag in the system those who have graduated or exited from the University and provide management with reports to aid in continuous process improvement.
There are 51 images in this galleryTue, 2015-05-26 12:54
Needy and bright female students from the University of Nairobi (UoN) will benefit from scholarships offered by Africa Digma Foundation.
This was discussed when the President of the Foundation, Dr. Mercedes Barcelo and Vice-President, Ms. Ines Cuatrecasas paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.
There are 75 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-22 11:46
The University of Nairobi American Football Team held an exciting Exhibition Match that drew interest from various stakeholders.
There are 53 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-22 11:50
The Indian High Commission in Kenya will endow a Chair to the University of Nairobi.
This was established when the High Commissioner of India to Kenya, Mr. Yogeshwar Varma met with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi. The move follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two in March, 2014.
There are 37 images in this galleryFri, 2015-05-22 11:55
The Office of the Ombudsman is assessing the role the University of Nairobi (UON) played to assist during the Garissa University College (GUC) tragedy victims.
During a meeting held today, May 21, 2015, between Commissioners from Ombudsman led by the Director in charge of Investigations, Mr. Micah Nguli and UoN management led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, the University presented a report on the services offered by the Chiromo Funeral Parlour.
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.