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As a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six campus colleges headed by principals.

Latest News

SONU Secretariat sworn in

The Speaker, Student Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) Mr. Philbert  K’ongola  and the Clerk Cypriano Singi among other officials of the SONU Secretariat were sworn in by the Chief Legal Officer Ms Rebecca Ngondo in a ceremony witnessed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs, Prof. Isaac Mbeche and SONU executive officials.

 

CAVS launches fish farming project

Prof. J.M. Ntiba, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries Development places fingerlings in one of the fish ponds. Looking on is Prof. S.G. Kiama, Director, Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe, Principal, CAVS.

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) recently launched a fish farming project at its newly established fishponds site.

The project jointly undertaken by the College and the Ministry of Fisheries Development saw the set up of ten fish ponds stocked with a total of 10,000 fingerlings.

Indian religious scholar talks to students and staff

Religion is a pervasive and significant cultural phenomenon among human beings. Over the years, many people have sought to explain the nature of religion, the nature of religious beliefs and the reasons why religions exist in the first place says Sadhu Prof. V. Rangarajan in a lecture to students and staff at the University of Nairobi.

Sadhu Prof. V. Rangarajan gave a lecture on ‘Hindu Christian morality.’ He is an Indian scholar and a disciple of H.H. Yogi Ramsuratkumar of Tiruvannamalai and Founder Trustee of Sister Nivedita Academy through which he shares deep insights on spiritual and human values globally.

Principal College of Health Sciences reappointed for a second term

Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage has been reappointed as principal of the College of Health Sciences. The reappointment which was made by the University of Nairobi Council in consultation with the Government and the Chancellor will see Prof. Kibwage serve in this capacity for another five years.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 1979 from the University of Nairobi (UoN). In 1980, he was appointed a Graduate Student by UoN and awarded a full scholarship by the Kingdom of Belgium to pursue postgraduate studies in KU-Leuven, obtaining a Masters in 1982 and PhD in 1985.

In 1986, he joined the Department of Pharmacy as a lecturer and rose to position of Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 2000. He has authored over 68 papers in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.