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Online room application for academic year 2018/2019

All Second year (KCSE 2015), third year (KCSE 2014) and fourth year (KCSE 2013) students in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences 2018/2019 

This is to inform you that the room application exercise for the 2018/2019 academic year for the above groups of students started on the 4th June 2018 and closes on the 15th June 2018. You are therefore advised to apply to avoid any inconveniences.  There shall be no extension after the closure on the 15th June 2018. All queries pertaining to online room application process should be addressed to or through telephone numbers 0204913433 or 0204913405.

Chief Halls Officer


International Day Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (IDADA)

The University of Nairobi will commemorate the International Day Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Illcit Traficking on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Chancellor's Court. Entertainment by EkoDyda and fun activities lined up for the day.

You are welcome. 


Nation Leadership Forum


The University of Nairobi in partnership with Nation Media group invites you to the next Nation Leadership Forum themed, Our Health, Our Future. The forum will be at the Chandaria Auditorium on Thursday, July 5 at 7:30pm.

Share your views on important health issues through our social media handles.


Open Access Week and Academic Integrity

The library invites all stakeholders to the 7th Library Open Day/Open Access Week and the 3rd Academic Integrity Day. The two events will be held concurrently in various campuses.

The Academic Integrity Day will be held on 6th and 7th June 2018. The activity will be held simultaneously in Main Campus and the College of Education and External Studies (CEES). The aim of the event will be to sensitize library users (both students and staff) on academic honesty and integrity. The theme of the event is “Promoting Academic Integrity for Sustainable Development”. Participants will be sensitized on the following;

  • Plagiarism and Academic integrity
  • UoN plagiarism policy
  • Plagiarism Software (Turnitin software)

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Japanese Government scholarship programme for 2019


The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship programme for 2019 is now open. We would like to inform you that we will be holding two seminars in order to share more information on the scholarship. The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday 2nd & Saturday 5th May 2018

Wednesday May 2, 2018 Time: 2:00p.m– 4:00p.m.

Saturday May 5, 2018 10.00am - 12.00 noon

Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Please share this information with anybody you know who might be interested in applying for the scholarship.

Kindly note that in order for one to attend the seminar, registration is required. To register, kindly, send an email to or call 020-2898513.

When registering, please provide us with your name, ID no. and contact details. In addition to this, kindly specify the day you would like to attend the seminar.

Deadline for registration for the Wednesday day seminar is Friday, 27th May 2018 at 4:00pm while the registration deadline for the Saturday seminar is Thursday, 4th May at 4:00pm.

For more information on the scholarship, please visit our website through the link;  call 020-2898513; or email

To all students: Attendance of classes

The University Senate meeting held on 16th April 2018 reviewed the status of teaching and learning at the University.  It was noted that good progress has been made towards resumption and attendance of classes at various Colleges in spite of the interruption by the striking staff.
The purpose of this circular is therefore to request you to continue availing yourselves for learning at your respective classes without fail.
Please note that classes will proceed as scheduled and there will be no makeup class for students who do not attend their lectures as required. Class attendance will be taken.
The University would like to commend all students for maintaining peace.

Nomination status of campus students association teams for UNSA 2018 Elections

Nomination status of campus students association teams for UNSA 2018 Elections

Download the final list here 


Extracted court order for the matter of UASU

To all members of staff,

Click here to download a court order issued on March 21, 2018 for the matter of UASU. 




In accordance with the provisions of  Article 16 Subsection  (1 and 2) of the UNSA Constitution (2017), I hereby announce that the UNSA elections shall be held on Friday, 13th April, 2018.
Prospective candidates and students are advised to familiarize themselves with the UNSA 2017 Constitution and the Rules and Regulations Governing the Organization, Conduct and Discipline of Students, which are available on the University of Nairobi Website A copy of the constitution may also be perused at your respective Faculties/Schools/Institutes/ Centre offices.
University Of Nairobi Student Association (UNSA) Election Timelines (2018)
Students Council/College Students Association Elections