UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

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Invitation to the University of Nairobi Sports Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The African Development Bank and the Nairobi Innovation Week High 5s Startup Challenge

The African Development Bank and the Nairobi Innovation Week High 5s Startup Challenge
 
Startups from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia are eligible to apply
 
The Nairobi Innovation Week organizing committee is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the African Development Bank to run a joint startup challenge that will focus on the Bank’s High 5 priorities. The competition is dubbed High 5s Startup Challenge. The 5 thematic areas of focus are;
❖    Light up and power Africa
❖    Feed Africa
❖    Industrialize Africa
❖    Integrate Africa
❖    Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.
 
Startups from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia are eligible to apply. The startups should however focus on at least one of the 5 thematic areas of the banks five priorities. Startups with an inclination towards energy production and distribution are encouraged to apply since they focus on the High 5s. Startups in sustainable food production and agri-business fall under Feed Africa pillar while others in industrialization and mobility of people fall under Industrialize and Integrate Africa respectively. Lastly, startups that empower the community will fall under the Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa pillar.
 

Notice to all December 22, 2017 Graduates: Collection of certificates

 
All Graduates of the 58th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on December 22, 2017 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:
 
1.       MONDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2018
 
          BACHELORS DEGREES ONLY
 
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
·         Faculty of Arts
·         School of Law
·         School of Economics
·         School of Journalism and Mass Communication
·         Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (IAGAS)
·         Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS)
 
2.       MONDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2018 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2018
 
          BACHELORS DEGREES ONLY
 
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
·         School of Business
 
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
·         School of Medicine
·         School of Pharmacy
·         School of Dental Sciences
·         School of Nursing Sciences
 

Application for the Nairobi Rotary Club Scholarship

Applications are invited for the Rotary Club of Nairobi Scholarships for Bright and financially needy undergraduate Government sponsored students, students and post graduate students in all commercial courses including: Business, Economics, Law, Computer Science, Acturial Science, Journalism, and other business related courses.
 
Applicants should meet the following criteria;
1.       Registered needy students.
2.       Excellent academic record.
3.       Individual of impeccable character.
4.       Non-beneficiary of any other scholarship in the previous academic year.
5.       Regular students of the University of Nairobi.
6.       Commitment to enroll and actively participate in any ROTARACT Club.
 
Applications should be made on the relevant application form, which can be accessed on the studentsadvisor.uonbi.ac.ke website. Applicants are required to attach copies of the national and university identity cards, certified death certificates (if any) and academic transcripts.
 
The duly filled application forms should then be delivered to the Office of the Special Student Advisor Main campus, Gandhi Wing Ground Floor, Room G8 before Monday, January 22, 2018, at 4.00 PM.
 
PROF. GODFREY MURIUKI, EBS
SPECIAL STUDENT ADVISOR
 
 

CHANGE OF REPORTING DATES FOR FIRST YEARS IN THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 
 
1.First years cohort (KCSE 2016) reporting date changed from 8th January, 2018 to 19th February,2018.
 
2.First years cohort (KCSE 2015) reporting date changed from 8thJanuary, 2018 to 20th February, 2018.
 
JOHNA.O.ORINDI
DIRECTOR,CORPORATEAFFAIRS
 

RESUMPTION AND COMMENCENT OF 2017/18/19 ACADEMIC YEARS

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the resumption and commencement dates of the 2017/18/19 Academic Years are as follows:

A.             RESUMPTION DATES 

Monday, 8th  January  2018

All students who were in session prior to the Christmas break (except School of Education (Kikuyu Campus only), School of Law and School of Business)

                Monday, 15th  January 2018  :  Students from the School of Law and School of Business

                Monday, 22nd  January 2018  : Students from the School of Education (Kikuyu Campus)

                Monday, 12th   February  2018  : First years (KCSE 2015) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to commence Second Semester

B.             COMMENCEMENT DATES

Monday, 22nd   January 2018

- Yr  IV (KCSE 2013) students in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

- Yr III students from the School of Education

Monday, 5th   February  2018

                             -Yr I (freshers KCSE 2016) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

-Yr IV (KSCE 2013) students in the College of Biological and Physical Sciences, from the School of Education and School of Engineering

Monday, 26th   February  2018               

Yr IV (KCSE 2013) students of BSc. Biochemistry and BSc. Med. Lab. Tech.

NB.

a.     Commencement dates for the other Continuing students will be announced later

b.     Information on fees structure for new first years (freshers) was in the joining instructions

ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

 

Notice to all students: appointment of student commissioners

According to the new students’ governance structure, there shall be an Independent Electoral Commission comprising of seven (7) members; a Chairman, three members of staff and three students.
A student commissioner shall be appointed on application to Senate and must meet the following criteria as set out in the UNSA Constitution:
         i.           Must be a final year student of good academic standing,
         ii.           Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
The University Senate has proposed that UNSA elections be held early in the year 2018. This is therefore to bring to your attention that interested students who wish to serve as commissioners to submit their applications through their respective Dean/Director of School/Faculty/Institute.
 
Applications should be delivered to the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor, (Student Affairs) by close of business on Friday, December 15, 2017.
 
 
ISAAC M. MBECHE
DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (STUDENT AFFAIRS)
AND
PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
 
 

Job recruitment fair for Kenyan students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vote Mombasa Campus as Most Preferred Learning Institution

 

University of Nairobi has been nominated for award of the Most Preferred Learning Institution by The Mombasa Business Awards 2017. You can endorse our world class coastal campus by casting your vote on http://mombasabusinessawards.co.ke/vote/

 

 

 

58th Graduation Ceremony – Friday December 22, 2017

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES AND COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
 
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the above Colleges who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of the 2016/2017 academic year and members of the public, that the 58th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 commencing at 7.30 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Court next to Central Catering Unit, Main Campus.  The following is pertinent information:
 
CLEARANCE OF FEES AND CONFIRMATION OF NAMES
 
It is the duty and responsibility of each graduand to confirm his/her examination results and the accuracy and order of names from the respective Dean/Director.  Prospective graduands are informed that those who will not have met all the requirements for graduation including clearance of fees and other levies by December 1, 2017 will not be included in the graduation list.
 
Note:  Graduands are not expected to introduce new names other than those used during admission to the University.
 
GRADUATION/CONVOCATION FEE
 
Each graduand must obtain a clearance certificate from the relevant College Registrar upon clearance with the respective Department/Faculty/School/Institute/Centre, Library, Halls of Residence, Games Department  and Finance and pay a compulsory Graduation/Convocation fee of Kshs. 1,000/=.  PhD graduands should pay the convocation fees at their respective colleges.