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The Finance Officer would like to remind members of staff that the following insurance covers for the years 2017/2018 are in place.
1. Motor Vehicle Policy
2. Group Personal Accident
3. Fire and Peril
4. Burglary
5. Cash in Transit
6. Plate Glass
7. Fidelity Guarantee
8. Public Liability
9. Employers Liability (Common Law Policy)


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The Chinese Embassy through the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship Programme has awarded 20 scholarships to bright but needy University of Nairobi students.

The scholarships were presented to the students by the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Liu Xianfa in a ceremony held at the University on December 1, 2017.

H.E. Xianfa, congratulated the students and urged them to focus on their university education.



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This year, the University of Nairobi hosted the national World AIDS Day commemoration celebrations.

The event which was full of colour, music and dance, was held in partnership with the National AIDS Control Council, at the Chancellor’s Court, Main Campus. HIV testing services, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), counseling, blood sugar and hypertension screening, Body Mass Index (BMI) are among the services that were offered at the event.



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The University of Nairobi together with Accelevate Limited has organized a three days Skills Hunt Expo where students interact with top corporate executives and learn work skills. The event is from November, 22-24, 2017 and being held at the University of Nairobi Towers.

Speaking during the event, Safaricom Limited Human Resource Director, Mr. Paul Kasumi, noted that students need to work hard and gain the skills. As students graduate and join the work force, human resource directors value those who can play multidisciplinary roles. He urged students to embrace digital fluency. “Those who can get insights from data will have an added advantage,” he said.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of New South Wales, Australia have entered into talks of possible collaboration.

The meeting between the two universities took place on November15, 2017 at the Council Chamber, UoN.



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Prof. P.L.O Lumumba, Secretary, UoNAA presents the cheque to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The University of Nairobi Association, (UONAA) has donated Kshs. 2 Million towards the University scholarship fund to support needy students, enabling them to pursue their studies.

The cheque was presented on November, 14, 2017, by the Alumni Association executive committee led by the Secretary, Prof. P.L.O Lumumba, to the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.  



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As per the requirements by the Commission for University Education (CUE) and in preparation for the upcoming audit, the University of Nairobi held a sitting of its internal stakeholders who adopted and approved the forwarding of the self-assessment report for institutional quality audit to the regulator.

In the meeting held on November 14, 2017, the Director, Centre for Self Sponsored Programmes (CESSP) Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, made a detailed presentation of the report which captured various aspects of UoN based on the requirements furnished by CUE.


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As you are aware, the current University of Nairobi Strategic Plan for 2013-2018 is set to expire in June, 2018. The Strategic Plan has served the University well, and we are now primed to develop another 5 year Strategic Plan.

 



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Julius Alexander Ogeng'o, a Professor of Human Anatomy, delivered his inaugural lecture on November 13, 2017 at 4.00PM at Taifa Hall where he cautioned medical practitioners to be vigilant when they observe anatomical variations.

Julius Alexander Ogeng'o, a Professor of Human Anatomy, delivered his inaugural lecture on November 13, 2017 at 4.00PM at Taifa Hall where he cautioned medical practitioners to be vigilant when they observe anatomical variations.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has officially received and welcomed the newly appointed Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) Distinguished Chair, Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi.

Upon accepting the offer, Prof. Takeuchi gave an acceptance lecture on November 3, 2017, at the University of Nairobi. In his speech, Prof. Takeuchi, said that strategic global outreach will propel WMI towards realizing its objectives.


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The staff drawn from various colleges and departments attended a one-day training organized by the Administration Department on October, 18, 2017.

Speaking during the sensitization workshop, Dr. Mary Kinoti, Associate Dean, School of Business, stressed the importance of treating customers likes kings and queens.



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The University of Nairobi community joined the Chinese community in celebrating the Confucius Institute Day at the University of Nairobi, Main Campus on Friday, October, 6, 2017.



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The United Nations International Day of Non-Violence celebrations were held at the University of Nairobi (UoN).

The day which coincides with the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence is celebrated every 3rd October.


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University of Nairobi has stood out as the best university during the ongoing Nairobi International Trade Fair and has been given a trophy by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The University won the best university stand, the stand that best interprets the show theme in the education and research category and the best stand in research and development



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Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Willy Bett interacts with University of Nairobi members of staff when he visited the University stand at the Trade Fair.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been crowned first in the best university stand, the stand that best interprets the show theme in the education and or research category and the best stand in research and development at the Nairobi International Trade Fair 2017.



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The University of Nairobi Press is participating at the 20th edition of the Nairobi International Book Fair, at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi.

The fair which opened its doors to the public on September 28, 2017 runs until Sunday October 1, 2017, has attracted participants from all over the world with the theme “United in Reading”.


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Techno mobile supports UoN sports teams.

The giant multinational mobile telecommunications company, Techno Mobile has today, September, 20, 2017 donated up to 140 jerseys and other sports equipment like balls the University of Nairobi sports teams of football, rugby and basketball.



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The University of Nairobi, School of Economics in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the World Trade Organization (WTO) secretariat will be hosting a regional dialogue conference on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa from August 28-30, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.



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Mr. Eric Chesire,Director Quality Assurance, KEBS, presents the ISO 9001:2015 Certified certificate to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.

 

The certificate was received by Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

The ISO 9001:2015 standardization which has replaced the ISO 9001:2008 is awarded after a successful audit by KEBS. The new standard provides many benefits to the University that includes better process integration, improved evidence for decision making, engagement of staff and students, improvement of customer satisfaction and improvement in the credibility and image of the University.



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Alibaba Group Executive Chairman and Founder, Jack Ma has challenged University of Nairobi students to embrace electronic commerce as they seize opportunities during tough times, make their clients happy and achieve great success. Ma was speaking at the Chandaria Auditorium, Main Campus on July, 20, 2017.

Founded in 1999, Alibaba Group has grown in leaps and bounds and is now a major player in the global trade competing tech multinationals like Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Amazon among others.



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The cards will serve the purposes of security, identification and as an ATM card, which will enable students’ access the various services simply by swiping.

The idea is being proposed by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and has been successfully implemented by other universities among them: Maasai Mara University, Pwani University, Egerton and Moi University. Higher Education Loans Board has been at the forefront in funding students to enable as many students as possible to afford higher education in the university and technical colleges.



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Chinese business magnate, Jack Ma is scheduled to give a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on July 20, 2017.

Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group, a family of internet-based businesses.

Ma will be in Kenya on two-day visit to Kenya, to share entrepreneurial insights with the country's young people.



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ESDA Chair and the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi had a consultation meeting with Prof. Masafumi Nagao, the ESDA Coordinator and research professor at the Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education-Hiroshima University (Japan). Together, they discussed broadly the progress of the first year of ESDA activities that were funded by Africa Development Bank (AfDB).


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UoN was recognized for her inclusiveness and diversity in the workplace. The University as an opportunity employer has recruited persons from all the ethnic groups in Kenya. The University has a policy that caters for employment of persons with disability. This is partly a requirement of the performance contract by the government of Kenya.  The government has put in place measures to ensure that the youth, women and persons living with disabilities are given fair treatment in distribution of tenders and in employment opportunities.

As far as governance and leadership category is concerned, the University was not left behind as its leadership were recognized for the good work and rewarded.  Other companies that were recognized in this category include Centum Investment and BAT.



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At a glance, out of the 123 postgraduate grant proposals that were submitted by the University of Nairobi students, 64 have been successful.

We also submitted 64 Collaborative research proposals where University of Nairobi researchers were the lead researchers and 19 of these have been have been successful.

 

Congratulations Grantees. Your hard work has paid off.



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The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, Prof. Enos Nthia Njeru and V.C Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, noted that the performance contract has been negotiated in a manner that resonates with the public expectations, demonstrates progressive achievement of Vision 2030 Medium Term II targets, benchmarks with international best practices and is fully aligned to the University budget.



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Mr. Tom Mshindi, the Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media Group and Prof. Peter Mbithi, the Vice-Chancellor.

The Nation Media Group (NMG) is the official Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 (NIW2017) media partner. This follows the signing of a working partnership agreement between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the media house.



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FIMS Section-Main Campus

CAE staff members were trained on Document Tracking System at the FIMS section, a ssytem which analyses document turnaround time. The staff were trained on how to send, receive and track documents movement online. The system is expected to be rolled out at the College immediately.



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Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media,Mr.Tom Mshindi  (left), Dr Tonny Omwansa, Bike Share Innovation Champion and Director (C4DLab) at UoN during Bike Share Launch.

The University of Nairobi’s School of Computing and Informatics and the Center for Computing and Development Laboratory (C4DLab) have officially launched the Bike Share Challenge.



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University of Nairobi Main Campus

University of Nairobi is the most preffered learning institution by both parents and students in the country, a new study has revealed.

Employers also prefer graduates from the University. The Study



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UoN Towers at Main Campus.

The iconic University of Nairobi Towers which was officially handed over by the contractor, China Wu Yi to the University of Nairobi Management in November 2016 is now occupied and in use.

The University of Nairobi Towers is one of the infrastructural projects recently undertaken by the University and is expected to further smoothen the business of teaching, learning and conducting research.



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The collaborative MoU that was signed on November 30, 2016, will support in strengthening the capacities of the Administrative Staff and Members of Parliament of Kenya as well as the officials of the 47 Counties of Kenya, Members and Staff of the Legislative Institutions within the East African region and Africa at large.



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Dear All,

As we continue preparing for the Carol service to be held tomorrow at the
Main Campus Taifa Hall from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, please find attached
program for the service.

You are all welcome!

Rev. Hosea Mitei
Protestant Chaplain

Download Pdf



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The University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi participated in the Belt and Road University President’s forum that was held at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) on 6 – 7 December, 2017.



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The 2018 Innovation Research Symposium Call for Papers is now open.

The world today is faced with complex challenges. Such complexity calls
for innovative solutions. Researchers are best placed to provide pathways
towards innovative solutions by engaging in knowledge exchange.

The Innovation Research Symposium 2018, one of the Nairobi Innovation Week
side events, offers a platform for multi-disciplinary knowledge exchange
for researchers in the region. The symposium enables academics and


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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,


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