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25 Mar 2011

School Of Business To Compete Internationally

The Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, Dr. Joseph B. Wanjui, has challenged the School of Business to re-engineer itself and attain world class status to rival its peers in developed countries.  He said this during the tour of the facilities at the School of Business headquarters,

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25 Mar 2011

Launch Of The Capacity Development Partnership Uon And Kia

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kabete Institute of Administration (KIA) to offer a masters programme in public administration.  The MoU was formally launched in a well-attended ceremony at Harambee house officiated by the Assistant M

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22 Mar 2011

The University Of Nairobi 3rd Annual Open Day April 1-2, 2011

The University of Nairobi invites you to its third open day scheduled for 1st and 2nd of April 2011 at the Great Court, Main Campus.   The University of Nairobi (UoN) is a leading player in the higher education sub-sector since 1956 when the institution was started as a Royal Tech

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18 Mar 2011

The National Hiv And Aids Biennial Conference May 18-20, 2011

The National AIDS Control Council (NACC) through the the Kenya HIV and AIDS Research Coordination Mechanism (KARSCOM) has planned for the first National HIV and AIDS Biennial Research Conference from May 18-20, 2011 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi. This is a key m

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11 Feb 2011

10 Pharmacy Students Benefit From Scholarships

Ten University of Nairobi students from the School of Pharmacy will benefit from Servier 2011 scholarships awards worth Kshs.1 million.  The scholarships were awarded to the School by the Servier International, a French Pharmaceutical company with headquarters at Neully Sur Cedex in Fr

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10 Feb 2011

A Strong Partnership With A Major Oil Company

A major oil company, Total,  will donate scholarships, facilitate student and staff exchange and offer internships to the University of Nairobi (UoN) as part of its programme to support education and research.  This was revealed by the head of Total, Paris, France, and Ms. Varescon Florenc

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10 Feb 2011

Launch Of The School Of Public Health

The University of Nairobi will officially unveil   the School of Public Health (SPH) in an elaborate ceremony scheduled for February 22, 2011 at the College of Health Sciences, Principal's Court. The School which was established in September 2010 was hived from the School of Me

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2 Feb 2011

International Scientific Conference: Towards Optimum Health Care (15-17 June 2011)

The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, will host a conference whose theme is: Towards Optimum Health Care from 15-17 June 2011 at the Kenyatta National Hospital Campus, Lecture Theatre III. The Conference will bring together seasoned and upcoming scientists and

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1 Feb 2011

Notice To All December 3, 2010 Graduates

The University of Nairobi is pleased to inform all graduates of the 44 th Congregation held on December 3, 2010 that their certificates are ready for collection at the University Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus from Tuesday February 1, 2011. The following will be required before collec

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25 Jan 2011

Uon Formalises Links With The University Of Helsinki

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Helsinki (UoH) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will create mutual cooperation between the two institutions through staff and student exchange, joint research and partnerships. According to the Rector Prof. Thomas Wi

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21 Jan 2011

Uon Meets With Us Collaborators To Improve Medical Care

The University of Nairobi in conjunction with three American Universities – Baltimore, Maryland, Washington and the St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore – under the US Presidential Emergency Programme and Fund for Aids Relief (PEPAR), have launched a health initiative whose objectives include the im

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18 Jan 2011

Appointment Of Two Deputy Vice-chancellors

The University of Nairobi (UoN) Council has appointed two Deputy Vice-Chancellors (DVC's):  Prof. Lucy W. Irungu as a Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension (RPE) and Prof. Isaac Mbeche as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs (SA).  The appointment of Prof. Irung

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22 Dec 2010

Christmas Goodwill Message From The Dvc (a&f)

The DVC Administration and Finance wishes to express his sincere appreciation to all staff and students for commitment and dedication to the University.  

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21 Dec 2010

Ibm To Recruit 10 Uon Graduates

10 University of Nairobi (UoN) graduates willl benefit from IBM's graduate recruitment programme. This was disclosed by Sean Mclean, IBM's in charge of university relations during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha on December 6, 2010.The development is part of an

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4 Dec 2010

4500 Graduands Feted In Lively Celebrations

Chancellor, Dr. Joseph Wanjui with Ph d graduands, during the 44th Ceremony. There was pomp and colour as the University of Nairobi marked the 44th Graduation, on Friday 03, 2010. The congregation witnessed the award of diplomas and conferment of degrees to more than 4,561 graduands who were ma

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10 Dec 2010

Varsity Focus - Online Edition

The Varsity Focus of December 2010 is out.  The last edition of 2010, profiles development  initiatives of the last five years and mentions key areas that have  dramatically altered the corporate image of the University. In  case you did not get a hard copy of the Vars

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8 Dec 2010

Wezesha Project By Kict Board - Empowering University Students

 The Kenya Transparency and Communications Infrastructure Project , as part of a component to implement the Computers for the Communities Initiative is rolling out its first phase. This phase includes providing a financial incentive towards purchasing a laptop for registered university stu

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30 Nov 2010

World Aids Day – 1st December, 2010

The University of Nairobi joins the rest of the world in celebrating this year's World AIDS Day on 1st December, 2010 at the Kenya Science Campus from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.There will be music, edutainment, counseling and testing services.You are all invited for the celebration.This year's t

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30 Nov 2010

44th Graduation Ceremony Television Documentary

The University will hold the 44th Graduation Ceremony on December 3, 2010 at the Chancellor's Court.  As part of the publicity activities surrounding this event, we would like to inform you that a television documentary on the University will be aired as follows: -Tuesday November 30, 2010

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25 Nov 2010

Cancellation Of The Public Lecture By South African Deputy President H.e. Kgalema Motlanthe

Due to unavoidable circumstances, the public lecture by South AfricanDeputy President, H.E. Kgalema Motlanthe scheduled for Friday, November26, 2010 at Taifa Hall, starting 10.30 a.m. has been cancelledindefinitely.We regret the inconvenience.

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23 Nov 2010

Public Lecture By South African Deputy President

The University of Nairobi invites students and members of staff to apublic lecture by South African Deputy President, H.E. Kgalema Motlantheon the topic "Africa: A Lion on the Move – Prospects for Growth andDevelopment"  on Friday, November 26, 2010 at Taifa Hall, starting 10.30a.m.Dignitaries

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10 Nov 2010

44th Graduation Ceremony– 3rd December, 2010

  COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES AND COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES         The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the  above two Colleges who qualified for the award of various degrees and  diplomas at the end of last

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8 Nov 2010

Call For Scholarships Application, Academic Exchange Between Europe And Acp (african, Caribbean And Pacific) Countries

The eligible candidates are students  (Master and Doctorate) and Academic and Administrative Staff of the ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) Countries willing to develop  their activity in one of the European Universities that are members of the MUNDUS  ACP project partnership. Spec

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23 Oct 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness And Screening 23rd October

We, the members of Kenya Model United Nations (KMUN), University of Nairobi Main campus chapter, are informing members of staff and students that we will be hosting the 2nd Breast Cancer awareness screening on the 23rd of  October, at the  Exhibition Hall, Jomo Kenyatta Library from 8.00am

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22 Oct 2010

Kenya – German Postgraduate Training Programme 2011-2012

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22 Oct 2010

Call For Registration Of Experts

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14 Oct 2010

Prize Presentation For The 2005/2006 And 2006/2007 Academic Years

The University of Nairobi wishes to invite winners of the prizes for the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 academic years to a prize presentation ceremony to be held on Thursday November 4th, 2010 at 9.30. a.m, in Taifa Hall, Main Campus.

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6 Oct 2010

Kenyan Press Release

The University of Nairobi will receive $ 12.5 million (KSh 938 million) over the next five years from the United States, Human Health Services agencies partnering with PEPFAR to strengthen training in the College of Health Sciences The aim of this grant is to strengthen medical education and incr

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7 Oct 2010

University Of Nairobi Receives 0.98 Billion To Transform Medical Education

The University of Nairobi will receive $ 12.5 million (KSh 938 million) over the next five years from the United States, Human Health Services agencies partnering with PEPFAR to strengthen training in the College of Health Sciences The aim of this grant is to strengthen medical educat

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29 Sep 2010

Alumni Hit 117,531 Mark

Over 4,473 students from the University of Nairobi were conferred with degrees and awarded diplomas in a colourful ceremony presided over by the Chancellor, Dr. Joseph Wanjui., on Friday, 24 th September at the Chancellor's Court. The Chancellor, Dr. Joseph Wanjui, receives UoN's per

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23 Sep 2010

43rd Graduation Ceremony, Chancellor’s Court, September 24, 2010

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will host its 43rd Graduation Ceremony on September 24, 2010 at the Chancellor's Court. The ceremony will witness 4,471 students who will be conferred with various degrees and diplomas from the Colleges of: Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences; Architecture and Eng

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21 Sep 2010

43rd Graduation Ceremony Television Documentary

Please watch the forthcoming graduation documentary on UoN which will run in three series starting 21st to 23rd September 2010 on NTV and KBC on time slots indicated below:    NTV After 9.00 pm prime time news     KBC after 9.00 pm for 21st and 22nd   &nb

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16 Sep 2010

Extension Of Online Application For Accommodation 2010/2011 Academic Year

This is to inform all the continuing students that the deadline for online application for accommodation has been extended up to and including 30/9/2010. Those who had not applied are reminded and encouraged to apply.

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10 Sep 2010

Top Us. Leaders Engage University Community

The University of Nairobi hosted another public discussion featuring prominent personalities from the United States of America.  The session featured former US Secretary of State, Medeleine Albright and Thomas Daschle, a former Senate Majority Leader and currently a senior Policy Advisor, DLA

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10 Sep 2010

H.e. Mme Chen Zhili Donates 100 Scholarships To Uon

H.E. Mme Chen Zhili hands over a gift to Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi. H.E. Mme Chen Zhili, the Vice-Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China visited University of Nairobi (UoN) on September 1, 2010 as part of a five-day tour to p

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8 Sep 2010

Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship For Geography Students

Download the Application FormThe ProgrammeThe Department of Geography and Environmental Studies implements the Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship program sponsored by Mitsubishi Corporation and is awarding nine (9) merit-based scholarships to undergraduate students at University of Nai

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6 Sep 2010

Public Lecture By Madeleine Albright And Thomas Daschle On September 8, 2010 At Taifa Hall, 2:00 P.m

The University of Nairobi invites students and members of staff to a public discussion with Madeleine Albright, Former US Secretary of State and Senator Thomas Daschle (Senior Policy Advisor DLA Piper) on the following two topics namely: Helping Democracy deliver by Madeleine Albright and The Role o

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3 Sep 2010

Successful Aibuma Conference By School Of Business

Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Principal, CHSS, with Hon Wycliffe Oparanya, Minister for Planning at the official opening of AIBUMA     The School of Business (SoB) successfully held its inaugural conference of the African International Business and Management (AIBUMA) on the 25th and 26th Augus

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1 Sep 2010

2009 K.c.s.e. Examination Candidates Revision Of Degree Choices For The 2010/2011 Admissions

The Joint Admissions Board (JAB), held its 1st meeting (2010/2011 session) on Thursday, 19th August, 2010 at Kenyatta University to consider the 2009 K.C.S.E. examination candidates for admission to Public Universities.The Board agreed that, like in the previous years, it will apply weighted cluster

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23 Jul 2010

School Of Computing And Informatics - Open Day, 23rd July 2010

The School of Computing and Informatics, University of Nairobi, will hold its annual ICT Open Day on Friday, 23rd July 2010 10am to 2pm. The school uses this event to showcase its student projects, research activities, partnerships, and academics programmes to ICT industry, employers and prospective

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15 Jul 2010

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund - Postgraduate Scholarship: 2010/2011 Academic Year

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBIGANDHI SMARAK NIDHI FUND - POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: 2010/2011 ACADEMIC YEAR*************************************************************************************The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund will offer a limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi,

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8 Jul 2010

Questionnaire For A General Survey Of Student Opinion On Sonu Elections

Kindly fill the questionnaire below either by ticking among the options where provided or write your opinion in the spaces provided. The results of the study are intended to assist in formulating a new approach in managing SONU elections. Your cooperation and time in the exercise is appreciated. Fe

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2 Jul 2010

Open Distance And E-learning Centre Launched

The Open Distance and E-learning Centre (ODeL) was launched at the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) last week to propel the university to the forefront of electronic age. The facility sponsored by the African Virtual University of Africa (AVU) and African Development Bank (ADB) boas

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1 Jul 2010

Carta Supports Phds To Boost Scholarship

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is set to benefit from the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) support for institutional capacity to conduct high quality research, doctoral training to enhance local production of well trained researchers and scholars. This will be done throug

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29 Jun 2010

Partnership With Kings College London To Start An Ma

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will soon start a masters programme in peace, security and development. The new programme is a joint venture between UoN and the Kings College London (KCL) meant to boost capacity and knowledge in the region. This was revealed by the Kings College, Vice-Principal, Kei

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25 Jun 2010

Re-opening Date – 2009/2010 Academic Year

The University of Nairobi wishes to announce that the re-opening date for all first year students is scheduled for Monday, 28th June, 2010: Students who may have any query regarding the above may consult their respective Dean/Director of the Faculty/Institute/School. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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22 Jun 2010

Launch Of Corruption Prevention Committees

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has launched the Corruption Prevention Committee (CPC) in a function presided over by the Kenya Anti Corruption Commission (KACC). Dr. Arborgust Akidiva, Acting Assistant Director, Preventive Services, who represented the Director in a ceremony held at the Central C

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15 Jun 2010

University Of Nairobi To Start Korean Studies

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has become the first institution in the region to start programmes in Korean language. This achievement was realized after the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha and Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) President Kim Jung Bae signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in

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15 Jun 2010

Joe Biden’s Lecture

In case you missed the lecture by American, Vice-President, Joe Biden, during his three-day visit to the country, please click on the following link to access it.Joe Biden's Lecture

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3 Jun 2010

Chinese Academy Of Sciences To Partner With Uon

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have agreed to speed up efforts to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will set the stage for collaboration in natural sciences particularly botanical gardens and natural parks. This was revealed when a delegation of

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26 May 2010

Re-opening Date - 2009/2010 Academic Year

The University of Nairobi wishes to announce that the re-opening date for the following groups is scheduled for Monday, 31 May, 2010. 1) All postgraduate students 2) Mombasa and Kisumu Campuses 3) All Extra-Mural Centers outside Nairobi 4) Students in the Faculty of Agriculture undertaking

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13 May 2010

Collaboration With A Science Foundation

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is working on a joint venture with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a long term collaborative effort in materials research and education among African countries and the USA.  Other countries to be included in this venture include Ethiopia,

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16 May 2010

Student Organization Of Nairobi University (sonu) '98 May 14, 2010 Elections

Resolutions following the SONU elections held on Friday 14 May 2010

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19 May 2010

Prize Giving Ceremony: Taifa Hall March 19, 2010, 9.00 Am.

The University of Nairobi is set to host its prize giving ceremony to past outstanding students on May 19th 2010. The ceremony will feature 198 students who graduated in the groups 2005/06 and 2006/07 academic years. A total of 68 sponsors are expected to participate in the ceremony and will give pr

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2 Apr 2010

Uon Leads In Performance Contracting

26 April, 2010 Breaking News   UoN leads in performance contracting It is now official the University of Nairobi (UoN) is the best performing institution of higher learning in the country. UoN beat other six public universities to emerge first in the 2008/2009 contract

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26 Apr 2010

Uon Leads In Performance Contracting

It is now official the University of Nairobi (UoN)  is the best performing institution of higher learning in the country.  UoN beat other six public universities to emerge first in the 2008/2009  contract year.In the State Corporations category  with 139 entries, UoN was second o

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22 Apr 2010

Daad Representative Leaves After Five Years

          The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Country Director,  Gabriele Von Fircks is leaving after a successful five-year stint in  the country.  She said this in a special farewell meeting with the  Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George

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22 Apr 2010

University Of Tehran To Open Ties With Uon

15 April 2010 The government of Iran is keen to develop educational ties with the University of Nairobi (UoN).  This was revealed by the Iran Ambassador to Kenya, Dr. Seyed Ali Sharifi when he paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor Prof. George Magoha.Ambassador Sharifi said that Iran was

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21 Apr 2010

Students In A Massive Tree Planting Exercise In Mau Forest

University  of Nairobi Students belonging to the Youth Agency for Development of Science  Technology and Innovation (YADSTI) planted over 11,000 tree seedlings in  Kiptunga, Mau Forest. The over 600 students and members of the local community  participated in the exercise in whic

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7 Apr 2010

Nokia Partners With The University Of Nairobi

Nokia Research Centre (NRC) Africa has partnered with the University of Nairobi to set up a modern software research and sub-contracting laboratory.   The multi-disciplinary laboratory, to be based at the university's School of Computing and Informatics at the Chiromo Cam

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14 Apr 2010

Nokia Partners With University Of Nairobi,kenya

Nokia Research Centre (NRC) Africa has partnered with the University of Nairobi to set up a modern software research and sub-contracting laboratory. The multi-disciplinary laboratory, to be based at the university's School of Computing and Informatics at the Chiromo Campus off Rivers

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31 Mar 2010

September /october 2010 Intake

The University of Nairobi is pleased to announce courses on offer for the September /October 2010 intake for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The courses offered in all disciplines at the University range from fields in Engineering, Built Environment and Design, Agricultural,

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31 Mar 2010

Uon Strengthens Collaboration With Uct

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is working towards strengthening its ties with the University of Nairobi (UoN).  This was revealed by the Vice-Chancellor of UCT, Dr. Max Price when he paid a courtesy call to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha. The call was part of a two

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22 Mar 2010

Prime Minister’s Talk With Students

18 March 2010 Prime Minister's talk with students   The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said that the government is fully committed to the realization of Vision 2030.  He told students who had gathered in Taifa Hall yesterday to engage the PM on the future of Kenya'

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19 Mar 2010

Varsity Focus Online Edition - March, 2010

The Varsity Focus of March  2010 is out.  The first edition of 2010, profiles development  initiatives of the last five years and mentions key areas that have  dramatically altered the corporate image of the University.In  case you did not get a hard copy of the Varsity Focu

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18 Mar 2010

More Programmes Advertised - Apply Now!

The University of Nairobi accords you an opportunity to join some of its leading programmes commencing soon.  The programmes are offered in the Schools of Journalism & Mass Communication, Faculty of Arts, Department of Distance Studies and The University Library. For more information pl

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15 Mar 2010

Top Imf Boss Leads Talks On Africa’s Economic Transformation.

08 March 2010 Top IMF Boss leads talks on Africa's Economic Transformation. The University of Nairobi hosted a high level discussion led by the International Monetary Director (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn on "Africa's Economic Transformation".  The discussion was part o

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8 Mar 2010

Top Imf Boss Leads Talks On Africa’s Economic Transformation.

  The University of Nairobi hosted a high level discussion led by the International Monetary Managing  Director (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn on "Africa's Economic Transformation".  The discussion was part of a strategy engaged by the IMF to assist Africa in solving, social,

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5 Mar 2010

Admissions Advert - April/may 2010 - Apply Now!

Applications for different academic programmes for the academic year 2010/2011 intake is now open. This includes both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in different colleges of the university. The university of Nairobi is once again proud to introduce new programmes and new areas of speciali

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23 Feb 2010

Egyptian Embassy Donates Computers

 The Egyptian Embassy donated computers and books to the University of Nairobi.  The donation was made to the Department of Linguistics and Languages to aid the teaching of Arabic Language in the Department.The donation of two computers and reading materials was made by the Deputy Ambassad

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18 Feb 2010

Economics Students Hold A Successful Exhibition

For the second year running, the School of Economics organized a successful career exhibition which attracted more than 15 participants. The event held between 18 and 19 February this year at the Great Court, was organized by the Economics Students Association (ECOSA) and Placement Office had an ove

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5 Feb 2010

Israel And Uon To Revive Kibwezi Farm

The University of Nairobi in conjunction with the Israel government is set to revive the Kibwezi Farm project.  This was revealed by the Israel Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Jacob Keidar when he paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha.Mr. Keidar said the government of Israel

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6 Jan 2010

University Ict Policy (c) 2010 Developed

The University ICT policy has been developed and approved for productive use. The policy has been informed from several rich sources including professionals at the ICT Centre. The Vice Chancellor, in his remarks at the commencement of the final deliberations by stakeholders at a Senate retreat in Ma

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21 Dec 2009

Christmass Goodwill Message For 2009

For all students and staff.

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11 Dec 2009

University Hosts National Inter-university Sports Championship

The University of Nairobi was privileged to host the 2nd edition of the Kenya inter- university games from 17 th – 22 nd Dec. 2009 where all public and private universities in Kenya  participated. The theme for these games was "Sports for Health and peace".  The venues  used wer

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4 Dec 2009

3994 Awarded At The 42nd Graduation Ceremony

The University of Nairobi held its 42nd graduation ceremony on December 4, 2009.  The occasion was used to confer degrees and award diplomas to 3394 graduands mainly from the two Colleges of Health Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences.  Also feted during the occasion were graduands

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11 Nov 2009

Sonu Chairman Nominated As Bayer Ambassador

The Chairman of Students' Organization of University of Nairobi (SONU), Mr. David Osiany has been nominated as the Bayer Young Environmental Envoy BYEE of East Africa to the United Nations. The BYEE programme is run by Bayer International in collaboration with United Nations Environm

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9 Nov 2009

China To Increase Ties With Uon

The Chinese government will increase educational ties with University of Nairobi (UoN).  This was revealed by the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Deng Hongbo, when he paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha. The Ambassador said that the embassy

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1 Nov 2009

Varsity Focus Online Edition

Varsity Focus Online Edition We welcome you to read the online version of our recent Varsity Focus edition that features many events and activities of the recent past. Among those featured in this edition include; the recent visit by the US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Chancello

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6 Oct 2009

International Ganaa Workshop

  Univerity of Nairobi German-African Network of Alumni on “Multilingualism and Language Policies in Africa “ ( Leipzig - Nairobi - Oran - Stellenbosch) International ganaa Workshop at t

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2 Oct 2009

Mitsubishi Corp Donates Scholarships

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) donated Kshs 864,000 to support nine students from the department of Geography and Environmental studies. This was unveiled in a ceremony jointly organized by the University of Nairobi and MC on October 2nd 2009. The Japanese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Shigeo Iwatani, who

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5 Oct 2009

Supply Of "royal Satima" Bottled Mineral Water

The University of Nairobi is now bottling mineral water.  The brand name is "Royal Satima". The water is available from central stores at the following prices:- Quantity Kshs 500 ml  - 30.00 18.9 litres (without bottle)  - 330.00 18.9 litres (with bottle)  -

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28 Sep 2009

Microsoft Leadership Lecture Series In Kenya

The University of Nairobi in conjunction with Microsoft African Operations will host the first Microsoft Leadership Lecture Series in Kenya.  The Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Alioune Sall, Executive Director, Institute for African futures based on his book titled "Africa 2025:  Wha

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25 Sep 2009

Pan African Anthropologists Association (paaa) Annual Conference

Pan African Anthropologists Association (PAAA) Annual Conference ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE, AUGUST 2010 - CALL FOR PAPERS

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23 Sep 2009

Chancellor's Book

The Chancellor, Dr. J.B. Wanjui has authored a book titled "MY NATIVE ROOTS: A Family Story" which has been published by University of Nairobi Press.

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18 Sep 2009

Alumni Hit 110,000 As 41st Graduation Is Marked

The University held its 41st Graduation Ceremony that culminated in conferment and award of 3976 degrees and diplomas. There were 928 diplomas, 2618 bachelor degrees, 36 postgraduate diploma awards, 381 master degrees and 13 Doctor of Philosophy degrees.  A total of 1,566 female and 2,410 male

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26 Aug 2009

Professor Richard Samson Odingo To Be Awarded Top Italian Environmental Prize

Professor Richard Samson Odingo of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, has been selected for this year's Honorary Award by the Gambrinus Giuseppe Mazzotti  Organisation  in Italy, which will be presented on the 21st November 2009.The award to consist of a Doctorate o

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6 Aug 2009

Us Secretary Of State At The University Of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi once again hosted a high profile international figure – The US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Mrs. Clinton was in Taifa Hall on August 6, 2009 in a typical "Town Hall" interview hosted by Fareed Zakaria of CNN in a question and answer session with the

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24 Aug 2009

Third Sustainable Communities Course To Be Held In Nairobi, 24th August – 4th September, 2009

The third Sustainable  Communities course (SC) will be held in   Nairobi, between 24th August   and  4th September,  2009. This comes as a result of collaboration between the University of Nairobi and Helsinki University of Technology.  The Sustainable Communi

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12 Aug 2009

Barclays Endows School Of Business

Barclays Bank Ltd became the  first bank to endow the School of Business to the tune of Kshs.12 million for  three years.  This  was disclosed by the Barclays Bank PLC, Chief Executive Officer, Mr.  Frits Seegers when he paid a courtesy call to the Vice-Chancellor on  A

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11 Aug 2009

Uon To Partner With Government

The  University of Nairobi and the Ministry of State for Public Service is  working on a partnership and collaboration to reposition Kenya  Institute of Administration (KIA) and Government Training Institutes  (GTIs) to enable them contribute more effectively to the enhancement o

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27 Jul 2009

Exemplary Uon Alumnus Recognized By Bill Gates

Mr Silas Jakakimba, an alumnus of UON's School of Law, recently landed a rare invitation from one of the world's richest men, Bill Gates. Silas caught the attention of Mr Gates in recognition of his academic excellence in spite of challenging childhood. Mr Jakakimba who had earlier dropped

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24 Jul 2009

Nidhi Smarak Scholarships

Applications for Ghadhi Smarak Nidhi-Fund scholarships  are invited for Masters and Post-graduate programmes for the academic year 2009/2010. For details click on the link below:-

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23 Jul 2009

10th Gandhi Memorial Lecture

The 10th Gandhi Memorial Lecture was  delivered by Dr Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, the United Nations Undersecretary General and Executive Director, UN-HABITAT on Wednesday 22nd July 2009. The lecture, entitled "Sustainable Urbanization", was delivered at Taifa Hall in Main Campus from 3.00pm. T

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20 Jul 2009

Uon Student Wins “can U Dance” Crown

Mr Mbiki Kamanjiri, a law student at the University of Nairobi, together with a friend from a local university, won the "Can U Dance" competition organized by KTN last weekend. Calling themselves 3:16, the pair scooped the Ksh 250,000 prize offered by The Standard Group, an insurance life cover fro

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17 Jul 2009

Symposium On Social Change And Development Communication Planned

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication has organized a symposium on Social Change and Development Communication in Africa to be held on 22nd July 2009 at Taifa Hall in Main Campus. The purpose of the symposium is to provide a platform for academic discourse between lecturers, students and

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17 Jun 2009

10th Gandhi Memorial Lecture

The 10th Gandhi Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, the United Nations Undersecretary General and Executive Director, UN-HABITAT on Wednesday 22nd July 2009. The lecture, entitled "Sustainable Urbanization", will be delivered at Taifa Hall in Main Campus from 3.00pm.

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15 Jul 2009

A Course On Monitoring And Evaluation Of Population And Health Programs Scheduled

The Population Studies and Research Institute (PSRI) invites applications for August 2009 admissions for the above course. This is a two-week course that is aimed at equipping program and project managers/officers, planners, and researchers in the fields of population and health with monitoring an

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15 Jul 2009

Advanced Research Methodology Workshop Announcement

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the University of Washington will conduct the above training workshop as from 3-14 August 2009 at the Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi, Kenya. For details check the following documents:-   Advanced Research Methodology Workshop Advert

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14 Jul 2009

4th International Students Day Held

The University of Nairobi held its 4th International Students Day on Friday 10th July 2009 to bring together international students undertaking studies at the university. This event gives the international students an opportunity to interact amongst themselves and also with the management and other

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13 Jul 2009

Executive Course On Global Health Diplomacy,east African Region ,nairobi, Kenya September 7 - 11, 2009

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva in cooperation with the University of Nairobi and Ministry of Health, Kenya has developed a course on Global Health Diplomacy for the East Africa region aimed at strengthening regional capacity and collaboration in global health

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9 Jul 2009

Ip Management Office Launches Web Site

The University of Nairobi Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO) has launched a web site. Hosted at http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/ip, the web site will support the IPMO in its role to provide a customer friendly advisory system to assist researchers, staff and students in securing sponsored resear

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8 Jul 2009

Uon Staffer Joins The Vision 2030 Team

Dr. Gituro Wainaina, the former University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Business Development Manager has been appointed the Director of the Social and Political Pillars for Vision 2030 in Kenya's Ministry of Planning and Vision 2030.  Dr Wainaina holds a PhD in Agricultural

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6 Jul 2009

Uon Community Site Soars

The University of Nairobi community social network site launched barely a week ago has attracted many users from both the alumni and current student communities. The site hosted at http://www.uoncommunity.com/ enables the users to network and engage each other socially on a number of issues. The si

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29 Jun 2009

Uon Alumni Party Held

The University of Nairobi alumni held a re-union party on Friday, 26th June 2009 to enable the members to reconnect and network and also to welcome the graduating class of 2009. The re-union party was held at the Tsavo Ballroom, KICC from 6pm to 8pm. Gigs to enable the alumni to celebrate

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24 Jun 2009

Industrial Court Award Cause No. 105 Of 2006

Reference is made to the above Court Award in which the Public Universities were ordered to implement 30% basic salary increase or Inter-Public Universities Councils Consultative Forum (IPUCCF) offer, whichever was higher, with effect from July 1, 2006. The University of Nairobi has been consulting

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20 Jun 2009

Driving The Technology Revolution In Kenya - Mobile Technologies, E-commerce, Geo Systems And Many More

The School of Computing and Informatics (SCI), University of Nairobi held   their annual Tech-Fest on Saturday 20th June 2009 from 9:45 am at the School in Chiromo Campus. On display were student projects ranging from mobile applications, intelligent systems to Distributed Systems. There

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9 Jun 2009

University Joint Admissions Board Launches Web Site

The Joint Admissions Board (JAB) has launched a web site to extend its reach to the candidates seeking admission in any of the public universities in Kenya. Located at http://jab.uonbi.ac.ke, the web site contains guidelines on eligibility of candidates and the application procedures. It also con

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4 Jun 2009

9th Biennial Congress Of The Society Of Neuroscientists Of Africa (sona)

A Scientific International Congress for discussions on recent advances in the field of neuroncience. VENUE: The meeting will be held at Pyramisa Resort & Villas in Sharm EL Sheikh, Egypt8th-13th December 2009 Important Dates:31st July 2009Deadline for early registration Deadline for abstrac

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27 May 2009

University Of Nairobi Open Day 2009 Held

University of Nairobi held its 2nd Open Day on 5th and 6th June 2009 at the Main Campus. The theme for the day was "Training Manpower for Vision 2030". The main purpose of this function was to open up the university systems to public scrutiny and to demonstrate that University of Nairobi

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27 May 2009

Varsity Reappoints Top Management Staff

The University of Nairobi has reappointed three senior management members of staff. Prof. Jacob Thuranira Kaimenyi has been reappointed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) for the second five year term with effect from June 11, 2009. Born on 10th July 1952, Prof. Kaimenyi is a Professor i

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21 May 2009

University Of Nairobi Web Site Wins Commonwealth Award

The University of Nairobi web site has won the 2008 best entry award from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The web site emerged the best amongst several competitors. According to the judges, the web site was chosen because of its extremely clean and professional design, clear

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21 Apr 2009

Postponement Of 1st International Education Conference

Please see details on the attached PDF file

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28 Jan 2009

Prof. B.n.k. Njoroge Appointed Principal -cae

PROF. B.N.K. NJOROGE APPOINTED Principal COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING (CAE) In accordance with the University of Nairobi Act, 1985, Section 13 (i), the University Council, in consultation with the Chancellor and the Government, has appointed Prof. Bernard N.K. Njoroge as the Principal,

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15 Nov 2007

Barrack Obama, Illinois Senetor Gives A Public Lecture To Staff And Students At Uon

Barrack Obama, Illinois Senetor gives a public Lecture to staff and students  at the Taifa hall, UoN

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7 Nov 2008

Alumni Newsletter

Giving Back to our Alma Mater

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22 Oct 2008

1st Call For Paper Abstracts , Vlir International Conference

2nd to 5th February 2009, Naivasha, Kenya  "Research for Sustainable Development and Institutional Capacity Building" As part of the VLIR-IUC-UON Programme's activity, this international conference is the culmination of the University of Nairobi and the Flemish Inter-university Counci

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21 Oct 2008

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund 2008/2009 Scholarship Awards

Following a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund; held on Tuesday, 14th October 2008, the applicants whose names are listed below, were awarded the 2008/2009 academic year Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund Scholarship

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18 Aug 2008

Israel Ambassador Pays Visit To Uon

      H.E. Mr. Jacob Keidar  signs the visitors books in the      VC's Office        Israel Ambassador Pays Visit  to UoN      The Israel Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Jacob Keidar paid a 

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9 May 2008

Strategic Plan (2008-2013) Brief Version

The University of Nairobi has reviewed the strategic plan of 2005-2010 and recast it for a further five years(2008-2013).Through this strategic plan, the University intends to marshal its acknowledged strengths around identified opportunities, in order to address its weaknesses and minimize associat

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16 Apr 2007

Internal Advertisements For University Employees Only

Applications are invited for the following posts: PROFESSOR, SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES, AC/04/16/08 (R&T) (ONE POST)Applicants should be holders of Ph. D degree in Pure Mathematic, Applied Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics and have a minimum of te

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2 Apr 2008

Workshop In Laboratory Animal Science (felasa C)

WORKSHOP IN LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE (FELASA C) 19th to 30th May 2008 Venue: Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology Introduction to Laboratory animal science, welfare and ethical issues, and relevant legislation governing use of laboratory animals Laboratory animal models in Bio

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25 Jan 2008

The Eastern Africa Summer Schools On Linear Algebra: From Bases To The Google Algorithm

The Eastern Africa University Mathematics Programme (EAUMP) courtesy of The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the International Science Programme (ISP) of Sweden is organizing three schools on Linear Algebra: From Bases to the Google Algorithm in 2008. The first Sch

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10 Jan 2008

Applying For The Staff Education Support Fund (sesf)

  Attached see the circular:  Closing Dates for Staff Education Support Fund (SESF) 2007/2008. 

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13 Dec 2007

Varsity Choir Assists The Needy

UoN Choir in a group photograph with kids at Dr. Barnados Children's Home during presentation of their donation University Choir closed the year 2007 by making donations to Dr. Barnados Children's Home on December 13, 2007. This was done in partnership with Uchumi Supermarkets.

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18 Dec 2007

Successful Launch Of The Rapid Results Initiative

Some administrators involved in the process shortly after launching the first phase of RRI The University of Nairobi (UoN) unveiled the achievements of the first Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) cycle on November 27, 2007 in a ceremony presided over by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of

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18 Dec 2007

College Engages In Csr

Prof. Lucy Irungu, Principal, CBPS, handing over some of the donations The College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS) donated food, clothing and a 5,000-litre water tank to Kajiado Children's Home. The Vice-Chancellor Prof. George Magoha and Principal, CBPS, Prof Lucy Irungu

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7 Dec 2007

Uon Holds 38th Graduation Ceremony

38th Graduation Graduands follow proceedings UoN Free Travelling Theatre (FTT) group entertain guests during the 38 Graduation Ceremony The University held its 38th Graduation Ceremony on December 7, 2007. The highlight of the ceremony was the conferment of degrees and award of di

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28 Nov 2007

Workshop On Participating In Fp7-theeu\'s Research Programme 28-30 November 2007 - Unep Nairobi Kenya

The European Union\'s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development will be launched at the beginning of 2007

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21 Nov 2007

Rapid Result Initiative Celebration Day

After 100 days, it is CELEBRATION DAY

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31 Oct 2007

Information On Students Clearance Procedures

Final clearance is mandatory for all graduating students and those seeking to withdraw from the University. Read the attached Document for information on:- Clearance Guidelines Clearance Dates and Time Students with Liabilities How to Clear Liabilities Clearance Procedure and for any oth

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17 Oct 2007

Applying For The Staff Education Support Fund - Academic Year 2007/2008

Staff Support Education Fund guidelines

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21 Sep 2007

Course Announcement (effective Scientific Communication & Publishing)

Effective Scientific Communication & Publishing To be held at School of Biological Sciences Building University of Nairobi, Chiromo Campus 12 - 16 November 2007 This is an intensive, 5-day course, during which participants will learn about: Writing technical communication, inc. reports, the

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20 Sep 2007

Inaugural Lecture

Prof. Collette Akoth Suda B.A (Nairobi), M.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D (Missouri-Columbia) Professor of Sociology will deliver her inaugural lecture entitled: FORMAL MONOGAMY AND INFORMAL POLYGYNY IN PARALLEL African Family Traditions in Transition

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10 Sep 2007

37th Graduation Successfully Held

UoN held its 37th Graduation Ceremony on September 7, 2007 at the Chancellor's Court. This congregation conferred degrees and awarded diplomas to over 3,456 graduands from the Colleges of Agriculture &Veterinary Sciences, Architecture & Engineering, Biological & Physical Sciences

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6 Sep 2007

Sms Services (4441)

FEES BALANCE You can now query your Fees Balances by sending a short Message in the following format:- BAL#D33/0000/2005 to 4441 37TH GRADUATION CEREMONY GRADUANDS To check whether you are in the 37th Graduation list, send Short message to 4441 in the following format:- GRAD#D33/0000/2005

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17 Aug 2007

High Profile Closure For Uongozi School

Uongozi group pose with the Assistant Minister for Finance, Hon Peter Kenneth after the official closure of the school The 2007 Uongozi School closed on 11 August 2007 in an elaborate ceremony that was presided over by the Assistant Minister for Finance Hon. Peter Kenneth.The ceremony involved 30

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30 Aug 2007

Alert: Edulink Regional Information Sessions

The ACP Secretariat will organise the following Regional EDULINK Information Sessions: 30th August 2007Nairobi/KenyaKenya Institute of Education, Nairobi,Kenya Francophone Africa(venue and date to be announced soon) 6th September 2007Kingston/JamaicaThe University of the West Indies (UWI)UWI MONA

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13 Aug 2007

From The Placement Office: Final Year Students

A request to send your CVs online to the placement office.

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26 Jul 2007

Call For Proposals - Edulink

Find attached an important announcement and call for proposals for one ofthe most promising collaborative research programme called EDULINK http://www.acp-edulink.eu/APPLY.html In order to assist applicants with the preparation of their proposal, the EDULINK Programme Management Unit has published

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10 Jul 2007

Internal Advertisement For University Of Nairobi Employees Only: Principal College Of Humanities And Social Sciences

Pursuant to the University of Nairobi Act 1985 Section 13(I), the University of Nairobi seeks to appoint a Principal for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Applicants should be Professors of the University from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Permanent and Pensiona

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6 Jul 2007

Certificate Course In Floriculture Admissions

The University of Nairobi, Faculty of Agriculture, is pleased to invite applications for admission to the certificate course in floriculture. The course is offered either on campus for individual students or long distance (ODL) for institutions, farmer groups, youth groups or any other organized g

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18 May 2007

Two-day Biotechnology Seminar On 23rd And 25th May, 2007

The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) in conjunction with the Department of Public Affairs Section, US Embassy, in Nairobi invites you to a Two-Day non-residential Biotechnology Seminar to be held on 23 rd and 25 th May, 2007 at CEBIB, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, U

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16 May 2007

Us Ambassador To Kenya Delivers A Public Lecture At The University

Above: The University Vice Chancellor, Prof. G. Magoha, invites the Ambassador, H.E. Michael E. Ranneberger to deliver his Lecture. The US Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Michael E. Ranneberger delivered a successful public lecturer on "Kenya's Elections: The Hard Work and Promise of D

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15 May 2007

2nd International Conference On Ict For Development, Education And Training –e-learning Africa

The Ministry of Education, on behalf of the Government of Kenya, is honored to host the 2 nd eLearning Africa Conference which will take place in the country between 28 th -30 th May 2007, at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. This Pan Africa Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training, i

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17 May 2007

Press Release- New Appointment (principal, College Of Health Sciences).

In accordance with the University of Nairobi Act, 1985, Section 13 (i), the University Council, in consultation with the Chancellor has appointed Prof. Isaac Ongubo Kibwage Principal, College of Health Sciences for a period of five years with effect from 29th may 2007. He replaces Prof. Joseph Kiton

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17 Apr 2007

Students Set To Benefit From 250,000.00 Awards

The University of Nairobi signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Basco Products (Kenya) Limited Company on 17th April 2007 in a collaboration which the company will grant cash awards for excellence in academics to 20 students annually. Left: UoN Management pose for a photograph

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20 Apr 2007

Uon Takes Part In Tree Planting

Right: University community taking part in tree planting at the Ngong Forest Staff and students participated in the national tree planting ceremony that was held on 20th April 2007 where over 2000 tree seedlings mainly indigenous trees were planted. The University Community was joined in th

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23 Apr 2007

Visit By A Delegation From University Of Copenhagen

Vice-Chancellor chairing a session between University of Copenhagen Scholars and Univeristy of Nairobi Scholars. The former paid him a courtsey call A five-member delegation from the University of Copenhagen paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor Prof. George Magoha and his team on

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6 Mar 2007

International Competitive Bidding

TENDER NO. UON/T/49/2006-2007: UPGRADING OF PRIMARY DATA CENTRE AT ICT CENTRE, CHIROMO CAMPUS UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI DATE OF NOTICE: Tuesday 6 th March 2007 CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 18 th April 2007 (1.30pm East African Standard Time)

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19 Feb 2007

Internal Advertisement For University Of Nairobi Employees Only: Prinicipal, College Of Health Sciences.

Pursuant to the University of Nairobi Act 1985 Section 13 (I), the University of Nairobi seeks to appoint a Principal for the College of Health Sciences. Applicants should be Professors of the University from the College of Health Sciences on permanent and Pensionable terms of employment. They shoul

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15 Feb 2007

2007 General Elections Ministerial Circular

This is to formally inform you that in accordance with Regulation G.10 of the Code of Regulations, all serving public officers wishing to seek elective posts at both Parliamentary and Civil levels must resign from their Public Offices by 1sf July, 2007, Those who resign must surrender all outstan

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6 Feb 2007

Death Announcement

Death Announcement: Prof. Job J. Bwayo

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30 Jan 2007

New Telephone Numbers For The School Of Law

The School of Law has new telephone numbers.

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1 Feb 2007

International Tender

We hereby invite potential International firms to give us competitive solution and cost proposals for upgrading the Primary Data Centre of the University of Nairobi . Please get in touch, by email, to the undersigned for further information. Interested firms are expected to respond within a

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