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Invitation to a Public Presentation by Prof. Julius Ogeng'o

The University of Nairobi invites you to a Doctor of Science Thesis presentation by Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, Professor of Human Anatomy titled, 'Insights into and Anatomical perspectives of Atherosclerosis among kenyans'

On Monday, March 19, 2018 at Taifa Hall, Main Campus at 2:30 pm. 

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to the lecture. Access to the venue is through the main gate opp Shell petrol station on University way. There will be an exhibition of his academic publications. Guests are requested to be seated by 2:00 pm.

All are welcome. Entry is free. 














Invitation to a Public Lecture by Prof. George Maeda

The University of Nairobi will hold a public lecture titled, ‘The Value of Space technology’.

The Public lecture by Prof. George Maeda of Kyushu Institute of Technology (KYUTECH) will be at Manu Chandaria Auditorium on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm.

The public lecture will also feature Prof. Mwangi Mbuthia, Dean, School of Engineering, University of Nairobi. Prof. Mbuthia and his research team have recently made a successful first step in Satellite technology in Kenya by designing and manufacturing a Nano Satellite due for launch in May, this year.

Prof. G. Maeda has worked for 10 years at KYUTECH installing magnetometers all over the world. He now works at Laboratory of Spacecraft Environment Interaction Engineering, (LaSEINE).

 LaSEINE specializes in training engineering graduates so that they are able to start satellite-building efforts in their own countries.

Prof. Maeda concentrates on recruiting scientists and helping them achieve their desired personal and national goals.


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Invitation to the Nation Leadership Forum Q1


The University of Nairobi and the Nation Media Group will host the Nation Leadership Forum Q1 on March 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm, titled ‘Manufacturing 1 million jobs.’

We invite you to join the conversation that will focus on industry competitiveness, market access and sustainability.

To attend the event, click here to register. 








Invitation to the University of Nairobi Sports Day




















The African Development Bank and the Nairobi Innovation Week High 5s Startup Challenge

The African Development Bank and the Nairobi Innovation Week High 5s Startup Challenge
Startups from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia are eligible to apply
The Nairobi Innovation Week organizing committee is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the African Development Bank to run a joint startup challenge that will focus on the Bank’s High 5 priorities. The competition is dubbed High 5s Startup Challenge. The 5 thematic areas of focus are;
❖    Light up and power Africa
❖    Feed Africa
❖    Industrialize Africa
❖    Integrate Africa
❖    Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.
Startups from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Ethiopia are eligible to apply. The startups should however focus on at least one of the 5 thematic areas of the banks five priorities. Startups with an inclination towards energy production and distribution are encouraged to apply since they focus on the High 5s. Startups in sustainable food production and agri-business fall under Feed Africa pillar while others in industrialization and mobility of people fall under Industrialize and Integrate Africa respectively. Lastly, startups that empower the community will fall under the Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa pillar.

Notice to all December 22, 2017 Graduates: Collection of certificates

All Graduates of the 58th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on December 22, 2017 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:
1.       MONDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2018 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2018
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
·         Faculty of Arts
·         School of Law
·         School of Economics
·         School of Journalism and Mass Communication
·         Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (IAGAS)
·         Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS)
2.       MONDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2018 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2018
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
·         School of Business
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
·         School of Medicine
·         School of Pharmacy
·         School of Dental Sciences
·         School of Nursing Sciences

Application for the Nairobi Rotary Club Scholarship

Applications are invited for the Rotary Club of Nairobi Scholarships for Bright and financially needy undergraduate Government sponsored students, students and post graduate students in all commercial courses including: Business, Economics, Law, Computer Science, Acturial Science, Journalism, and other business related courses.
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.       Regular students of the University of Nairobi.
6.       Commitment to enroll and actively participate in any ROTARACT Club.
Applications should be made on the relevant application form, which can be accessed on the website. Applicants are required to attach copies of the national and university identity cards, certified death certificates (if any) and academic transcripts.
The duly filled application forms should then be delivered to the Office of the Special Student Advisor Main campus, Gandhi Wing Ground Floor, Room G8 before Monday, January 22, 2018, at 4.00 PM.


1.First years cohort (KCSE 2016) reporting date changed from 8th January, 2018 to 19th February,2018.
2.First years cohort (KCSE 2015) reporting date changed from 8thJanuary, 2018 to 20th February, 2018.


The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the resumption and commencement dates of the 2017/18/19 Academic Years are as follows:

A.             RESUMPTION DATES 

Monday, 8th  January  2018

All students who were in session prior to the Christmas break (except School of Education (Kikuyu Campus only), School of Law and School of Business)

                Monday, 15th  January 2018  :  Students from the School of Law and School of Business

                Monday, 22nd  January 2018  : Students from the School of Education (Kikuyu Campus)

                Monday, 12th   February  2018  : First years (KCSE 2015) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to commence Second Semester


Monday, 22nd   January 2018

- Yr  IV (KCSE 2013) students in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

- Yr III students from the School of Education

Monday, 5th   February  2018

                             -Yr I (freshers KCSE 2016) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

-Yr IV (KSCE 2013) students in the College of Biological and Physical Sciences, from the School of Education and School of Engineering

Monday, 26th   February  2018               

Yr IV (KCSE 2013) students of BSc. Biochemistry and BSc. Med. Lab. Tech.


a.     Commencement dates for the other Continuing students will be announced later

b.     Information on fees structure for new first years (freshers) was in the joining instructions