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AIESEC UON Meets the VC

The President of the AIESEC UoN Committee, Dennis Maghasi Tugee, will represent Kenya in this year’s International Congress for AIESEC in Poland.

This was revealed on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 when AIESEC UoN presented their 2nd quarter report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office.

Dennis will be among 9 Kenyans who will represent Kenya in Poland. Other representatives are from AIESEC Strathmore, JKUAT and the AIESEC Kenya offices.

According to the 2nd quarter report that was presented, Membership and Leadership Development, University relations and External relevance are among the notable highlights that AIESEC UoN has achieved.

The students association has held the most successful AIESEC Week this year since the annual event began in 2012. During AIESEC Week, they showcase the different products that AIESEC offers, the relevance of the products to the modern society and how these products create a global impact.

 

UoN’s Rugby, Volleyball and Basketball Teams Excel in Performance

The University of Nairobi has seen its sporting teams post excellent performances on recent tournaments. The core teams, rugby, Mean Machine, Basketball men, Terror, Basketball women, Dynamites and Volleyball men and women have all seen action and given a good account of themselves

The University Rugby team, Mean machine, scooped the overall prize of ksh. 100,000 and a medal for each player in the just concluded Maasai 7’s at Kiserian.

Mean Machine participated in the Maasai 7s rugby series organized by the Kenya Rugby Football Union (KRFU) at Kiserian on the 24th-25th July, 2016.  Over fifteen (15) clubs took part in the event on both days. The finalist teams were Mean Machine and Harlequins rugby club.

At the same time, the Men and the women volleyball teams were awarded the overall trophy and 2nd best Overall in the University category respectively. The Volleyball tournament took place in Homabay on the 23rd-24th July, 2016.

 

Annual MEPI /NEPI Symposium

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The University of Nairobi will host the Annual MEPI /NEPI Symposium from
2nd-4th August, 2016 at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi Kenya. The theme of

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ACU UON International Conference

ACU- UoN International Conference  September 12th-16th, 2016.

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University Students Mentored on Work Ethics

University of Nairobi students have been mentored on work ethics by investment giant: Cytonn Investments.  

A team from Cytonn Investments led by several University of Nairobi Alumni have mentored students on various values that are required of them to fit into organizations and be good employees. Accountability, excellence, creativity and innovativeness, teamwork and integrity are among the key values that were highlighted.

 

UON Hosts Land Governance Action Framework Workshop

The University of Nairobi students and staff participated in a workshop on land governance action framework workshop. The one day event was held at Parklands Campus on June 27th, 2016.

Guest speaker, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi, Cabinet Secretary, ministry of Lands, said that every Kenyan has a right to land ownership. The laws of the land do not discriminate against gender, tribe, and age. He noted that some communities have unfair practices of land ownership where the female gender and people living with disabilities are segregated and denied right to ownership. He enumerated the various land reforms that the government has put in place like the national land policy which addresses the historical injustices and the security of tenure among other issues.

 

 

Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi,CS, Ministry of lands speaking at

parklands campus on June 27,2016.

Invitation: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

 

The University of Nairobi invites you to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2016.

Date: June 24, 2016

Venue: College of Education and External Studies (Kikuyu Campus)

Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

There will be Alcohol & Drug Abuse Education and HIV testing and lots of entertainment by local artists.

Entrance is free!

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A Course on Monitoring and Evaluation of Population, Health and Development Programs (August 2016 Intake)

The Population Studies and Research Institute (PSRI) invites applications for August 2016 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, Health and development with monitoring and evaluation skills.  The overall goal of the course is to contribute to the improvement of the management of population, Health and development programs/projects in the country and elsewhere and to the development of national experts in monitoring and evaluation.  The course targets personnel from government, national, regional and international agencies, currently implementing and/or supporting population, health and development programs.
 
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
The potential applicant will have at least a university degree from a recognised university or a diploma and other relevant qualifications plus at least three years of relevant work experience.  The applicant should be proficient in English.  Having some analytical skills, computer and data systems knowledge would be an added advantage.
 
COURSE DURATION
The course is full time and will be covered in two weeks.  The dates will be 1st – 12th August 2016.
 

Doctoral and Masters Colloquium

Doctoral and Masters Colloquium

The 7th AIBUMA Conference Doctoral and Masters Colloquium will take place at the University of Nairobi Business School, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya on 28Th and 29Th July 2016
 

The AIBUMA Conference encourages PhD and Masters Students to become active members of its diverse community of business management scholars. Applications are invited from doctoral and masters students across the international and local management community.

The doctoral and masters colloquium provides a platform for students working towards their doctorates and masters degrees to interact with, and learn from fellow students and scholars in various areas of business research. The warm, constructive environment encourages participants to engage in in-depth discussions on research design and methodologies with established scholars. It enables them to review their projects with the help of fellow participants and senior scholars who work in the area of business - and students are required to actively participate. The colloquium also provides a number of networking opportunities.

The colloquium is offered to students at any stage of their research involved in qualitative, quantitative or mixed-method doctoral/masters research in the area of business, broadly defined.