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Library Short Course on Records Management

The Library Department in conjunction with UNES Ltd will conduct a short course on Records Management as follows;
Dates: 25th - 27th November 2015
Venue: Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library
Cost: Ksh. 30,000.00
Target audience: Secretaries, Records Management Officers 11 and 111,
Record Clerks, Procurement Assistants, Accounts Assistants, Human Resource Assistants
Course details:

All third year 2012 KCSE Candidates, online room application for Academic Year 2016/2017

This is to inform you that the room application exercise for the 2016/2017 academic year for the above group of students is to start onOctober 25, 2015 and closes on November 25, 2015 at midnight.
You are hereby encouraged to apply to avoid any inconveniences.  Take note that there shall be no extension after the closure on the 25th November 2015. All queries pertaining to online room application process should be addressed to or through telephone numbers 0204913433 or 0204913405
Please comply to avoid any inconvenience.

100 fully-funded Scholarships for the Rome Model United Nations

The “INTERNATIONAL CAREERS FESTIVAL” will take place from the 5th to the 8th of March 2016 and will be the first event in Italy dedicated to those who want to gain a competitive edge in the world of international careers. The Festival is organized by the Giovani nel Mondo (GnM) Association with the support and patronage of eminent institutions, amongst which are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Roma Capitale, the European Commission, the World Food Programme (WFP) and IFAD.

The event will be structured into 4 intense days of information and an alternative approach to employment, allowing each participant to choose the path most suited to their needs and abilities, bringing them closer to a successful career. One of the projects within the Festival is dedicated to the world of diplomacy, the United Nations, and international organizations: the ROME MODEL UNITED NATIONS.

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The Chinese Ambassador Scholarships

Applications are invited from needy undergraduate students for the Chinese Ambassador Scholarships.  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.        Full time student of the University of Nairobi.
Applications should be accompanied by an application form, copies of the national and university identity cards, certified death certificates and an academic record which indicates actual marks.
The application form can be accessed at and be handed at the office of the Special Student Advisor by Friday, 30th October, 2015 at 4.00pm.

World Bank Group Career Presentation

The World Bank Group is in the process of offering employment to graduates from our University.
The Bank targets to recruit current and former graduates in Agriculture, Computing & Informatics, Economics, Education, Environment, Health Sciences and Development Studies. Representatives from Washington D.C
(World Bank Group Headquarters) and Nairobi office will be making a presentation on "Careers at the World Bank Group".
The Bank is interested with persons who hold or are currently taking studies at Masters or PhD levels, alumni with related qualifications as well as students in the above mentioned disciplines.
If you are keen to work with the World Bank Group or want to know more about World Bank, please ensure to attend. The event will take place on
Wednesday 30 September, 2015 at Education Lecture Theatre II from 5.00pm -

To the applicants of the 2015/2016 Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund Scholarship

Following a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund; held on Monday, September 14, 2015, the applicants whose names are listed below, were awarded the 2015/2016 Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund Scholarship equivalent to the amount shown against the names.

SMIS Registration & Fees Payment Account for Self-Sponsored Students

To all students in self-sponsored programmes,

You are required to register for courses in the SMIS portal

You are also reminded to pay all your fees promptly and only to the bank accounts below:

UON CESSP Collection Account: 2032771362 at Barclays Bank Plaza Branch

UON CESSP US$ Dollar Account: 2032770625 at Barclays Bank Plaza Branch



Application Accounts (for prospective students only)

UON CESSP Application Account  2032770838 at Barclays Bank Plaza Branch

Commencement Dates – 2015/2016 Academic Year for 4th years, CHS and Level V M.B.Ch.B. Students


The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of continuing  students that the commencement dates for the 2015/2016 academic year are as follows:


4th years in the Dental science, Pharmacy, Nursing and M.B.Ch.B


Level V (M.B.Ch.B.)

2.         TUITION FEES

(i)         ALL MODULE I STUDENTS shall each pay tuition Fees of Kshs. 16,000/= per year, before or on the registration day, made up as follows:

    Kshs. 8,000/- direct charge for which needy students may apply for a Bursary from Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B.).

    Kshs. 8000/- for which one may pay direct or apply for a loan from Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B.).


Description Fee (Kshs)
Examination fees   3000/- p.a.
Medical fees   2000/- p.a.
Activity fees 1000/- p.a.
Computer Laboratory Fees  3000/- p.a.
Students ID. Card    500/- p.a.
Students Union Fees  500/- p.a.
Total 10,000/-



           The respective bank account for the College is:

Expression of Interest: Commonwealth Academic Fellowships in the United Kingdom - 2016

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK has announced its call for Commonwealth Academic Fellowships tenable in UK from September/October 2016.

The Fellowships are targeted at early career academics, that is, those who will have been awarded their PhD between two and ten years prior to the start of the award. The Fellowships provide opportunity for Fellows to undertake a period of research, network and update knowledge and skills related to their academic subject and responsibilities.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world. Fellowships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the aim of contributing to the UK's international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education and sustaining the principles of the commonwealth.

Follow link provided below for more information eligibility and application procedures

COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR - For Continuing Students


The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and integrated Module II) (Continuing students) that the commencement dates for the 2015/2016 academic year are as follows:


(i)    2nd and 4th years in the Faculties of Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine; Schools of The Built Environment, Arts & Design, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Computing & Informatics, Education.

(ii)    4th years in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S.

(iii)    2nd years in the College of Health Sciences.

(iv)    5th and 6th years in the Department of Architecture and Building Science.

(v)    5th years in the School of Engineering and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

(vi)    4th years in Biochemistry and Medical Lab. Technology

Note:    Reporting dates for the 4th years in Dental Science, Pharmacy, Nursing, M.B.Ch.B. and level V (M.B.Ch.B.) will be announced later.