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Varsity to provide leadership on establishing a museum of art for East Africa
Varsity to provide leadership on establishing a museum of art for East Africa
World Class Museum of Art
World Class Museum of Art
University's Lecturers Trained on Pedagogy and Andragogy
University's Lecturers Trained on Pedagogy and Andragogy
UoN Mean Machine win Varsity League title
UoN Mean Machine win Varsity League title


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Register now: Basic and Intermediate Solar PV Training and Advanced Grid Connected Solar PV Design Training

The Solar Academy is run by the Department of Physics, University of Nairobi offers a short professional course in design, installation and maintenance of Solar PV systems. The training program is held twice a year run for two weeks.


Green Energy is gaining a lot of worldwide attention owing to the challenges nations are facing with the conventional sources of energy.  The Kenya Government and the private sector have focused on the development of solar Photovoltaic (PV) as a source of electricity through projects such as the construction of solar PV mini-grids as well as licensing of MW scale PV plants. These initiatives have created a high demand for local capacity to do design, install and carry out operation and maintenance of the installed systems.

The Solar Academy at the University of Nairobi was therefore established to build this capacity through several training programmes.

Commencement and resumption dates

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the commencement and resumption dates of the 2018/19/20

Academic Years are as follows:



- Year I (KCSE 2017 FRESHERS) of the following Colleges:

College of Agriculture & Vet. Sciences (CAVS)

College of Architecture & Engineering (CAE)

College of Biological & Physical Sciences (CBPS)

College of Education & External Studies (CEES)

- Years II, III of CAVS, CAE and CBPS

- Year IV (KCSE 2013) MBChB, B Pharm and BDS

- Years IV, V (KCSE 2012 & 2013), VI – Dept. of Architecture & Building Science

- Year V School of Engineering


9th AIBUMA Conference

Date:              25-26th October 2018
Theme:           Should Kenya Face East or West?
Venue:           University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Call for papers: subthemes
The contest between West and East (read China) has hardly been addressed by academics.  This year’s conference gives you a chance to interrogate the beliefs, stereotypes and reality of the two regions depending on your academic background. The subthemes include the following. Be free to create your own subtheme!
1.   Managing across cultures: East vs. West 
2.   Economics models; East or West 
3.   Technology in East and West 
4.   Business practices across cultures 
5.   Doing business in China 
6.   Managing risk across cultures 
7.   Digital transformation; east vs. west 
8.   World by 2050; who will be leading, east or west 
9    Leadership in east and west 
10. Marketing in east and west 
11. Innovations: East vs. West
12.  Any other theme