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Election of Trustees - 4th May,2016

Following the recent call for nominations for trustee, the following persons were cleared to vie for the position of TEACHING MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE TRUSTEE.

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University Of Nairobi Pension Scheme 2007- Elections: Teaching Member Representative Trustee

Invitation for Nominations
The second and final term for Prof. P.G.O. Weke, teaching member representative Trustee will be expiring on 5th May 2016.
The Board of Trustees hereby invites nominations for teaching member representative Trustee.
This circular is a formal invitation for interested eligible members to present their candidature.
Eligible members who are interested in contesting for the above vacancy are invited to submit themselves for a nomination process by collecting the official declaration forms from the Scheme’s Secretariat or download and print from the Scheme’s website (NOMINATION ACCEPTANCE DECLARATION FORM).
Only members who have met the set criteria as per the guidelines provided can present themselves for nomination.
Duly completed declaration forms must be returned to the Scheme Secretariat so as to be received on or before 4.00 p.m. on 25th April 2016.

Postponement of reporting dates – 2016/2017 Academic Year

The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the postponement of reporting dates for the following groups which were to report on Monday, 25th April, 2016 and Monday, 30th May, 2016 respectively:
-(1)         All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry and B.Sc. Medical Lab. Technology.
 (2)         New second years (K.C.S.E. 2013) of College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
 (3)         Continuing first years (K.C.S.E. 2014) of College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
-              All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) pursuing M.B.Ch.B., Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Dental Sciences and Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
New dates will be announced later.

Call for Papers: Pathways to African Feminism and Development the Journal of the African Women Studies Centre

Original articles are invited for issue No 4 of Pathways to African
Feminism and Development on the theme: Merging Theories and Practice:
Theories in Women Studies and Practical Experiences. The theme allows for a wide range of research in:
1. Historical development of women studies as an academic   discipline
2. Current theoretical perspectives in African women studies
3. Academic challenges caused by the inter-disciplinary nature of women studies
4. Translating theories into practice in the field
5. Practical experiences at all levels
6. Lessons learnt from practical experiences enriching the theoretical perspectives.