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C4DLab- CCNA September intake

C4DLab an innovation hub at the University of Nairobi, which was approved as a CISCO Networking Academy to support advance CISCO networking technologies to the University Community recently acquired state of the art Cisco equipment bundle for hands-on training.
This course is aimed at teaching students how to design, build, troubleshoot and secure computer networks for increased access to career and economic opportunities around the world.
CCNA gives thorough hands-on experience to IT Technician, deport technician, remote support technician, network analyst, network auditors, network technician, help desk technicians, support engineers, system engineers, network operations engineers and many more.
We are currently accepting applications for CCNA 1 training September intake.
The classes are scheduled to start from Sep 4th 2015. Interested persons can register  at

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund - Postgraduate Scholarships: 2015/2016 Academic Year

The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund will offer a limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi, for Masters Programmes during the 2015/2016 academic year.
Interested candidates are invited to apply for the scholarship by filling in a formal application/re-application form available at the  Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus from Monday July 20, 2015 upon payment of a non-refundable application fees of Kenya Shillings Two Thousand Only (KShs. 2,000.00) through MPESA pay bill services. The MPESA payment details are: -
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER:  Serial number on the application form
Applicants must have attained at least an Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent at Bachelors Level and must attach to the completed application form a letter of offer (Notice of eligibility) to study at the University of Nairobi for a Masters programme (not PhD).
Completed application forms may be send to the Secretary, Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund, University of Nairobi, P. O. Box 30197 – 00100 G.P.O. Nairobi, or delivered to the Central Examination Centre, Chiromo Campus so as to reach by Friday July 31, 2015.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Online room application for academic year 2016/2017

All second year 2013 KCSE candidates
This is to inform you that the room application exercise for the 2016/2017 academic year is to start on the 12th July 2015 and closes on the 12th August 2015 Midnight. You are hereby encouraged to apply to avoid any inconveniences.  Take note that there shall be no extension after the closure on the 12th August 2015. All queries pertaining to online room application process should be addressed to or or through telephone numbers 0204913433 or 0204913405
Please comply to avoid any inconvenience.