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MRM Eye in the Wild photography competition

MRM Eye in the Wild is a photo competition organized by Mabati Rolling Mills for 2017. We are looking for photos that highlight the state of wildlife in their natural habitat.

The competition runs from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017.

Of the photos submitted, a judging panel will choose 12 of the best that shall be the anchor images for our 2018 calendar and participants have a chance to win other amazing prizes.

As Kenya develops and our population increases, the challenges in conservation also multiply and new ones emerge. The very fact that 60% of wildlife in Kenya lives amongst communities brings with it the now prevalent human wildlife conflict driven by the needs of communities to prosper and wildlife to survive.

Habitat loss, climate change and poaching are among the most alarming challenges faced by wildlife today. The list of species joining the endangered list grows each year. Poaching and trafficking of wildlife is now the most immediate threat to many species, whether charismatic or less known.

The fate of the world’s wildlife will soon be in the hands of the next generation. The pressing need for enhanced action to ensure the survival of wildlife in its natural habitats must be imparted from generation to generation.

The University of Nairobi & Daily Nation, My Network Career Open Day

 

The University of Nairobi & Daily Nation, My Network invites you to a CAREER OPEN DAY
 
Dates: 25th 26th & 27th May, 2017
Venue: University of Nairobi, Main Campus
Theme: “Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial Growth”
 
Come and;
  • Learn more about the accredited, innovative & market driven programmes
  • Tour the world class facilities
  • See the cutting edge innovations and creative works
  • Interact with world class renown scholars and the industry
  • Get an opportunity for mentorship & career guidance
All are welcome!
 
 
 

To all students: Letter writing competition 2017: A letter to the President

 

A letter to the President

‘What I would like you to do to empower youths in our country…’

The Postal Corporation of Kenya has launched the Letter Writing Competition 2017 targeting students in colleges and universities.

The competition will run from February 2017 to June 30 2017 in all the 47 counties.

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Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship Seminar

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The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship program for 2018 is now open. We would like to inform you that we will be holding two seminars in order to share more information on the scholarship. The details are as follows:
 
Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 and Saturday, May 06, 2017
Time: 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road,
Upper Hill
 
Registration and Entry is Free
 
Kindly note that in order for one to attend the seminar, registration is required. To register, kindly, send an email to scholarships@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898513. When registering, please provide us with your name,ID Number (for those over 18) and contact details. In addition to this, kindly specify the day you would like to attend the seminar. Deadline for registration for the Wednesday seminar is Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 4:00pm while the registration deadline for the Saturday seminar is Friday, May 05, 2017 at 4:00pm.
For more information on the scholarship, please visit our website through the link http://www.ke.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/scholarships.html; call 020-2898513; or email scholarships@nb.mofa.go.jp
 

Call for Papers: 6th Annual Conference UNIVERSITIES, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

Wednesday 19th July 2017
University of Nairobi, School of Business 
University Way, Nairobi City (CBD), Kenya
 
Theme: Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa
Entrepreneurship and enterprise development holds a huge potential for unlocking economic potential of African countries, reducing the income disparities and repositioning the continent strategically in the global economic, social and political spheres. Despite having a large pool of untapped natural resources and human capital, several African countries decry weak economies, poor governance and widespread poverty and human suffering. Nonetheless, universities have the chance to provide the impetus for changing the status quo through knowledge creation, dissemination and technology transfer.
 
Borrowing from experiences of developed countries as well as middle income countries, entrepreneurship triggers mobilization and redirecting of resources to opportunities with greater economic returns. Hence, university and industry linkages in diverse ways support enterprise development, participation of poor people in the economic process and creation of employment opportunities in Africa. Furthermore, the interaction of African universities with foreign universities promotes technology transfer to African enterprise and increases the chances of international market access through cultural awareness.
 

Notice To All December 2, 2016 Graduates: Collection of Certificates

NOTICE TO ALL DECEMBER 2, 2016 GRADUATES
 
All Graduates of the 56th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on December 2, 2016 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:
 
1.       MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 – FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017
 
          BACHELORS DEGREES ONLY
 
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
  • Faculty of Arts
  • School of Law
  • School of Economics
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (IAGAS)
  • Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS)
 
2.       MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017 – FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
 
          BACHELORS DEGREES ONLY
 
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
  • School of Business
 
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Dental Sciences
  • School of Nursing Sciences
 

Commencement Dates – 2017/2018 Academic Year

1.COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR
 
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Intergrated) that the commencement dates for the 2017/2018 academic year are as follows:
 
  1. MONDAY, 9TH JANUARY, 2017
  • First year students (freshers) in the School of Education and College of Humanities & Social Sciences (C.H.S.S.).
  1.  MONDAY, 16TH JANUARY, 2017
  • Fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2012) in C.A.V.S., C.A.E., C.B.P.S., School of Education, B.Sc. (Biochemistry) and B.Sc. (Medical Lab. Tech.).
  • Second years (K.C.S.E. 2014) in C.H.S.S.
  • Second year and third year students in the School of Education to commence their second semester.
 
  1. MONDAY, 27TH MARCH, 2017
  • Fourth year students in College of Health Sciences (except B.Sc. Biochem & Medical Lab. Tech.)
 

Call for Papers: The Triple Helix Summit

The 15th International conference of the Triple Helix Association (THA) will be held on 20th – 22nd February, 2017 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of this THA international conference is “Accelerating the Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Through ICT and Data”. https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/sustainabledevelopmentgoals

Presenters are encouraged to submit brief papers on ground breaking innovations, research and best practices in Health, Education, Environment and ICT & Data that can turn around the pace of attaining the SDGs. All papers and innovation and best practice cases will be double blind peer reviewed. Authors of accepted papers and cases will be invited to present their work at the Summit and papers and cases will be included in the programme subject to successful registration of the participating authors. Accepted papers and cases will be published in the conference proceedings that will be made available on the www.triplehelixsummit.org.

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Varsity management inspects construction of Kisumu Campus

Members of the University of Nairobi’s Council on November 12, 2016, were at the Kisumu Campus on an inspection mission of the progress of the construction of the Complex.

The construction works of the library, computer lab and the lecture theatres is on course. While giving the progress report, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, assured the members of council that the Kisumu Campus Complex will be ready for inspection in two weeks time. In his remarks, Prof. Mbithi lauded the all those who have participated in making sure that the construction of complex progress is realized as per the Commission for University Education (CUE) requirements. Further, he gave a vivid explanation of the upcoming complex and the intentions to expand the Campus.

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Nairobi Innovation Week 2017: Call for papers and posters

 

The innovation week brings together partners from government, private sector, development partners and research centres with an aim of providing a platform for show-casing and encouraging innovation over and above networking and sharing knowledge.

All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. English is the official language of the conference. We welcome paper submissions. Prospective authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (may have been submitted or published or under consideration anywhere in other conferences/journal) in electronic (DOC or PDF) format.

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