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International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking

The University of Nairobi has organized to mark this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, through a series of activities.  The event shall be held at the Chancellors Court on Friday, June 26, 2015, from  10.00 am.
To mark the day, there will be a procession led by the Police Band from Main Campus (Taifa Hall) from 9.00 am to the venue to be flagged off by the Vice-Chancellor.
Among the invited guests is the Chairman of NACADA, Hon. John Mututho who will be the chief guest. There will be entertainment by Ruth Matete, Mr Seed, among others.
All are welcome.

Invitation: Seminar on ICT Innovations in Schools

To scale-up ICT Innovations right from schools, the School of Computing and Informatics (SCI) will be hosting a National Seminar on ICT Innovations for Schools.
The signature event themed “Embracing Technology and Innovations” will be held at Kenya Science Campus from June 25-26, 2015 from 9.00 a.m.
The seminar will bring together senior policymakers from Ministry of Education, Ministry of ICT; Senior University Management; Heads of Schools, TSC, KICD, ICT Champions, Computer Teachers, and innovations from University and Industry.

Call for interview panelists for Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme 2015/2016

Application deadline: May 11, 2015

British Council is in the process of recruiting 2 interview panellists, an Academician with a background in Oil and Gas and Human Resources Specialist, to conduct Final Interviews for the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme 2015/2016 Academic year.

See attachment for application guidelines

For more information, contact,

Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme I British Council I PO Box 40751 I Nairobi

Kenya I DL+254 (0) 20 283 6000| F+254 (0) 20 283 6500

Email: |

CALL FOR INTERVIEW PANELLIST (Human Resources Specialist)


DAAD In-Country/In-Region Programme Scholarships

DAAD will be offering the University of Nairobi upto Seven (7) Masters Scholarships and up to Seven (7) Ph.D Scholarships for the 2015/2016 academic year, eligible in the following Schools/Centres.
1. School of Physical Sciences
2. School of Economics
3. Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP)
Eligible applicants are those who responded to the advertisement for the September/October 2015 admissions supplement which appeared in the local press on 15th March 2015 for the following programmes.

Invitation to African Liberation Day Celebrations

The Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa University of Nairobi in partnership with FAHAMU and SOTU(State of The Union)will be celebrating the African Liberation Day on
Date: May 25, 2015
Venue: 8-4-4 Multi-Purpose Hall,
University of Nairobi
Main Campus
Time: 8:30AM to 4:30PM.

Students are invited to participate in the essay competition on my African Union and make their submissions before or on 15th May 2015 to be selected to attend the 25th AU session in Johannesburg, South Africa and win other exciting gifts. Check out poster for more details.

All are welcome.

Launch of the Education Alumni Chapter

The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) in partnership with the College for Education and External Studies (CEES) will launch Education Alumni Chapter on Thursday 30th April 2015 at Nairobi Safari Club from 6:00 - 9:00pm.

This is in line with the Association’s objectives:  to promote and assist in the formation of local and international   alumni chapters; and enhancing the relationship between the Alumni and the University

The event will be presided over by Dr. Richard Belio Kipsang, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) who will be the Chief Guest. He will be assisted by Prof. Erastus Kinyanjui, Board Chairman of Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) and Master of Ceremony will be Larry Asego of Radio Africa.

All Education Alumni are welcome!

Re-scheduling of reporting date – 2015/2016 Academic Year

The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the reporting dates as follows:
1. All Third year students who were to report on Monday, 27th April, 2015 will now report on Monday, 4th May, 2015.
2. Second year students in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences who were scheduled to report on Monday, 27th April, 2015 will now report on Monday, 4th May, 2015.
All students are informed that all fees is payable at the commencement of the semester.  No student shall be allowed into lectures, examinations or participate in activities which have not been fully paid for.

Fees payments for self-sponsored students

To all Students in self sponsored programmes,
You are required to pay all your outstanding fees by Saturday  April 18, 2015.
Those who will not have cleared their fees by the above deadline will be deregistered. If deregistered, appropriate penalties will be levied for re-registration.
You can your fees to the bank accounts listed below:
(1) Tuition Fees Collection Account
Account No:    2032771362
Account Name:  UON CESSP Collection Account
Bank:          Barclays
Branch:        Plaza
Currency:      KSH
(2) Tuition Fees in Dollars Collection Account
Account No:    2032770625
Account Name:  UON CESSP Dollar Account
Bank:          Barclays
Branch:        Plaza
Currency:      US$
(3) Application Fees Account (For prospective students only)
Account No:    2032770838
Account Name:  UON CESSP Application Account
Bank:          Barclays
Branch:        Plaza
Currency:      KSH

SONU 2015 Elected Officials

The following are the duly elected candidates for the specified positions during the 2015 SONU elections:

Click here for the full list

All Students: Examinations regulations

Over the years, the University Senate has been getting special requests from students who for one reason or another, did not do well in their examinations, and who wish to be given special consideration.  Sometimes, this is well after the examination period is over.  These problems include:
  1. Sickness of various types
  2. Absence from the University due to personal problems-funerals, finances, police cases, land cases etc;
  3. Negligence by the student
  4. Problems with various members of staff-in class or outside