UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

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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 www.studentsadvisor.uonbi.ac.ke and be handed at the office of the Special Student Advisor by Friday, 30th October, 2015 at 4.00pm.
 
 
PROF. GODFREY MURIUKI
SPECIAL STUDENT ADVISOR
 

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 -
7.30pm.
 
ALL ARE WELCOME!
 

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 https://smis.uonbi.ac.ke/

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

 

NOTE: UNES/COLLECTION ACCOUNT IS NO LONGER OPERATIONAL*

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

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

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:

MONDAY, 21TH SEPTEMBER, 2015

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

MONDAY, 11TH JANUARY, 2016

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.).

3.         OTHER ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPESES

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/-

                                                  

4.         BANK ACCOUNTS WHERE STUDENTS WILL DEPOSIT FEES

           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

http://dvcrpe.uonbi.ac.ke/content/expression-interest-commonwealth-academic-fellowships-united-kingdom-2016

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

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

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:

MONDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2015

(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.

Commencement Dates– 2015/2016 Academic Year - First Year Students

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all first year (2014 K.C.S.E.) students (fresher) that the commencement date for the 2015/2016 academic year is 14th September, 2015.
2.    TUITION FEES
(i)    ALL STUDENTS except Diploma students, shall each pay tuition Fees of Kshs. 16,000/= per year, before or on the registration day, made up as follows:
(a)    Kshs. 8,000/- Direct Charge for which needy students may apply for Bursary from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
(b)    Kshs. 8,000/- for which one may pay direct or apply for a loan from HELB.
(ii)    Diploma students shall pay Kshs. 86,000/- plus all other additional related expenses payable by the first years.
3.    OTHER ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPENSES
    FIRST YEARS (FRESHERS)
    Computer Laboratory fees         -    3000/- p.a.
    Caution Money                           -    2000/- (once)
    Examination fees                       -    3000/- p.a.
    Medical fees                               -    2000/- p.a.
    Activity fees                                -   1000/- p.a.
    Registration fees                         -   500/-  p.a.
    ID Card                                       -    500/- p.a.
   Students Union Subscription         -   500/-
                                                               12,500/-

University of Nairobi Shines in Global Research Citation Ranking

The University of Nairobi has emerged top five in the African Universities and Higher institutions Ranking 2015.

The ranking conducted by JournalsConsortium placed the University of Nairobi at an outstanding position four in Africa. The top position was taken by the University of Cape Town while the second and third positions were taken by Cairo University and the University of Pretoria respectively.

The ranking by JournalsConsortium was based on research publications and citations from the last five years (2010 to 2014) as well as visibility on the internet.  The University of Nairobi garnered an impact score of 38.8 on research publications and citations, 4.01 on Internet/Web presence and a total influence factor of 42.81.

In East Africa, Makerere University emerged position 11 while locally, Kenyatta University and Moi University were ranked at positions 28 and 47 respectively.

See related article at ranking.journalsconsortium.org

Invitation to a public defence of Hon. Justice (Prof.) J.B. Ojwang’s LL.D Thesis

On behalf of the University of Nairobi Senate, I cordially invite you to attend the public defence of Hon. Justice (Prof) J.B. Ojwang’s LL.D thesis with the title “The Unity of the Constitution and the Common Law”.
 
The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Ojwang’ in Taifa Hall Main Campus on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 2.30 p.m.
 
Guests are requested to be seated by 2.00 p.m. We look forward to your presence.
Yours faithfully
 
 
PETER M. F. MBITHI, PhD, EBS
VICE-CHANCELLOR
AND
PROFESSOR OF VETERINARY SURGERY