UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

A world-class university committed to scholarly excellence
UoN is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified
UoN is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified
School of Medicine celebrates 50th anniversary in style
School of Medicine celebrates 50th anniversary in style
UoN Health IT project is implementing a USD 4.1 million USAID grant
UoN Health IT project is implementing a USD 4.1 million USAID grant
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Mean machine crowned ‘Kings of Rugby’ twice

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seo киевAs a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six colleges and two satellite campuses.

 

Latest News

UoN PR students visit children suffering from Cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital

The University of Nairobi Public Relations students on Saturday, October 29, 2016 visited the Children’s cancer ward at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

The students visited the sick children as part of Corporate Social Responsibility together with their lecturer, Mr. Godfrey Irungu Njega. The students contributed money that will be used to buy diapers for the ailing children.

The PR students were taken round by the Corporate Affairs Team, led by Lucas Ombogo.  They engaged the young children in singing, dancing, poems, and skits.

One of the nurses who accompanied the students during the ward rounds encouraged the Public Relations students to develop a close relationship with the children, get to know their parents and visit them frequently. “This is just the beginning, please continue coming regularly” said Mrs. Ndugu, a registered nurse at KNH Hospital.

 

Youth Challenged to Know and Exercise their Civil Rights

The University of Nairobi’s Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA) organized a one day conference themed, ‘Empowering the youth on civil rights through Education, advocacy and leadership’

Speaking during the World Youth Alliance event, Commission for Administrative Justice, CAJ, commonly referred to us the Ombudsman, Lawyer Otiende Amolo urged the young people to be abreast with the constitution and be aware of their rights.

The youth were further encouraged to report complaints to the Office of the Ombudsman anonymously to avoid victimization. 

Speaker after speaker urged the youth to avoid corruption, impunity, tribalism and several ills that have bedevilled our society. The students were as well encouraged to use the social media positively and stay away from political conflicts.

 

UoN and DAAD Review Partnership

The University of Nairobi and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) have reviewed their partnership that has existed over 40 years.

This happened when the DAAD regional Director, Dr. Helmut Blumbach paid a courtesy call on the UoN Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office on Monday October 31, 2016.

Dr. Blumbach said that German universities are interested in partnerships with Universities in the East African region. The East African region has recently had an increase in foreign investors and hence the education sector is also interested in partnering with top institutions such as the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Blumbach said that there is need for more detailed discussions to have a closer look at the doctorate study and possible areas of collaboration, joint initiatives, PhD supervision, quality assurance among others so that DAAD as an organization can give UoN specific German institutions to partner with.

 

UoN and Hokkaido University to Collaborate

University of Nairobi and Hokkaido University have commenced discussions on collaboration majorly on student exchange.

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest and biggest Universities in Japan, with 12 undergraduate schools and 18 graduate schools.

This was said when the Vice President of Hokkaido University, Prof. Hiroaki Terao paid a courtesy call on the University of Nairobi Vice chancellor on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

Prof. Henry Mutoro, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, speaking on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi said that the University of Nairobi is among the best universities in Africa and would like to be associated with other top universities in the world. He said that internationalization is among the objectives of the University management and through such collaborations, it will soon be attained.