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UNSA Leaders and UoN Management agree to resolve student issues

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The newly elected UNSA leaders had a meeting with the University Management in which they agreed to address pertinent issues in regards to student life. These include security, accommodation, transport and academics.

At the leadership training at the KCB Leadership Centre in Karen, University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi congratulated the leaders for conducting peaceful campaigns and charged the newly elected leaders to discharge their mandate.

He observed that both staff and students are governed by laws, university statues, university charter, rules and regulations.

“Embrace peace in your hearts, in your schools and colleges and the University at large. Without peace, there cannot be any meaningful development. Be great by being relevant in your community, in the university, in the country and the world at large,” said Prof. Mbithi. “In all things you do, remember the University of Nairobi slogan, “Leading with excellence.”

Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs and ag. DVC, Finance, Planning and Development, urged the student leaders to embrace dialogue when addressing issues.

Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, asked the student leaders to guide students.

“As student leaders you have many opportunities, capitalize on your strengths, maximize on the opportunities and minimize on threats,” he said. “The future University managers are among the student leaders.”

The student leaders were guided on various university processes like procurement planning, budgeting and spending rules.