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UoN signs Mou with University of Prince Edward Island
Left: University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Vice President Academic Affairs, Dr. Jim Rindall exchange copies of the MOU with the University of Nairobi (UON) Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Production and Extension, Prof. Lucy Irungu, shortly after the MOU signing ceremony.
The MOU allows the University of Nairobi to collaborate with UPEI in various fields.The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Canada has once again signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Nairobi to include more academic programmes in the collaboration. Previously, UPEI had a link with the School of Education and Veterinary Sciences.
The Vice-President, Academic Affairs of UPEI, Dr. Jim Randall who signed on behalf of his University, said that increased collaborations would increase student and staff members exchange programme. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RPE) Prof. Lucy Irungu who represented the Vice-Chancellor, welcomed the agreement between the two institutions adding that the development will strengthen the academic areas of the two institutions. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha was invited by UPEI in 2011 to explore possibilities of collaboration with UoN. Prof. Randall’s visitation was a reciprocal visit, which also took him to the Colleges of Humanities and Social Sciences, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and Education and External Studies.