University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi 2020 Virtual Inter-Denomination Prayer Day Thursday July 23, 2020

The University held the annual virtual prayers today July 23, 2020, at Taifa Hall.  The prayers were officiated by Catholic father Kaigua, Protestant Chaplain, and Muslim Chaplain.  The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Kiama was present and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs.  The annual prayers usually are held at the beginning of the year but due to COVID 19 pandemic, this year's prayers were carried forward to a favourable date which was today July 23, 2020.  

Funds to support Needy Students at the University of Nairobi

The Dean of Students' Office at the University is making an appeal to all well-wishers to support the needy students of the University.   The community will always have those who are able and those who are not.  The needy students need to study just like the other students for them to realize their dreams they need to be supported.  It is always good to share the little that we have with others.  The donations can be in the form of money or other consumables.  

Congratulatory Message to Prof. Albert Mumma on his confirment as a Senior Counsel

The University community is happy to have one of their staff appointed as a senior council by His excellence the president. Professor Mumma, a Ph.D. in Law holder from Cambridge University, Master of Law from Yale University, and Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Nairobi was conferred the rank of senior counsel alongside 24 other advocates including former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka. 

Central Units Corruption Prevention Committee

The University of Nairobi constituted several committee to foresee the issues of corruption and report to the EACC.  The Central Units corruption committee comprises of the 22 units of central administration.  This committee is chaired by the University Finance Officer.  They usually hold quarterly meetings to deliberate on issues of corruption in their units and forward a report to university corruption committee which compiles all the reports submitted from colleges and central units then re-submit the same report to EACC. 

University of Nairobi Virtual Sports Awards

Sports are generally recognised as a system of activities which are based on physical activities or games, which through casual or organised participation aim to use, maintain and improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to the participants.  The University of Nairobi held its sports ceremony today, at Taifa Hall, which happened virtually because of the pandemic.  Men and women who have been participating vigorously in various sports at the University were awarded trophies and certificates for their hard work. 

Mastering the Art of Communication- Webinar Invitation

University of Nairobi, office of the Director Career Services in collaboration with Unilever Academy invites all the staff and students pursuing Mass communication to a Webinar online presentation by the Unilever Academy on Friday June 26, 2020 at 2.00 p.m to 3.00 p.m.  The topic of discussion will be Mastering the Art of Communication by Joseph Sunday Director of Sustainable Business and Communications Unilever East Africa.  The Venue shall be Cisco Webex Live and the Webinar Link is https://uonbi.webex com/uonbi/onstage/g.php?MTID=ed392c5f50fc7039991698cf4c82869ca and the password to conn

How will Covid 19 Pandemic affect the University Admissions?

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Stephen Kiama, on Friday June 12, 2020 assured the students who are supposed to join the University of Nairobi in September this year that the admission process is ongoing and that Covid 19 has not put the process on hold.  He noted that the University of Nairobi is expecting to enrol about 5,000 students in the September intake and in case of any inquiries the Admission offices are open, with also the option of reaching the staff via the Telephone lines or visiting the admission website for more information on admissions as well.  

Appointment of Professor Margaret Jesang as Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance, Planning and Development

Professor Jesang is a Horticulturalist and senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.  She has provided strong leadership in several areas and institutions such as being the longest serving Board member for Horticultural Crops Development Authority, Faculty of Agriculture.  She also served in the Task force for Higher Education which sought to harmonize the higher Education sector with the new Kenya Constitution (2010) and vision 2030.

Appointment of Prof. Enos Njeru as the Deputy Vice Chancellor Human Resource and Administration

The Vice Chancellor Professor Kiama has appointed Professor Enos Njeru on acting capacity as the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Human Resource and Administration for a period of six months.  Professor Enos Njeru was the immediate Principal of College of Humanities and Social Sciences.Professor Njeru is currently a professor of sociology and Anthropology in the department of Sociology, University of Nairobi.  He hold a Ph.D in cultural Anthropology and has many year of lecturing and res


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