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Commencement and resumption dates

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Integrated) that the commencement and resumption dates of the 2018/19/20

Academic Years are as follows:



- Year I (KCSE 2017 FRESHERS) of the following Colleges:

College of Agriculture & Vet. Sciences (CAVS)

College of Architecture & Engineering (CAE)

College of Biological & Physical Sciences (CBPS)

College of Education & External Studies (CEES)

- Years II, III of CAVS, CAE and CBPS

- Year IV (KCSE 2013) MBChB, B Pharm and BDS

- Years IV, V (KCSE 2012 & 2013), VI – Dept. of Architecture & Building Science

- Year V School of Engineering


9th AIBUMA Conference

Date:              25-26th October 2018
Theme:           Should Kenya Face East or West?
Venue:           University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Call for papers: subthemes
The contest between West and East (read China) has hardly been addressed by academics.  This year’s conference gives you a chance to interrogate the beliefs, stereotypes and reality of the two regions depending on your academic background. The subthemes include the following. Be free to create your own subtheme!
1.   Managing across cultures: East vs. West 
2.   Economics models; East or West 
3.   Technology in East and West 
4.   Business practices across cultures 
5.   Doing business in China 
6.   Managing risk across cultures 
7.   Digital transformation; east vs. west 
8.   World by 2050; who will be leading, east or west 
9    Leadership in east and west 
10. Marketing in east and west 
11. Innovations: East vs. West
12.  Any other theme

4th DBA-AMR Journal International Conference

Date: 24th October 2018
Theme:  “Millennials, Building Relationship and Business Knowledge in the 21st Century”
Venue: University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Call for papers
  • Knowledge Management
  • Enhancing Youth /Graduates Employability
  • Research and Innovation in Emerging Markets
  • Growing Business – Improving Customer Service
  • Millennials and Employers (Managing the workplace)
  • University’s Role in Building Businesses
Conference information
Conference Aims and Objectives
The DBA-AMR 2018: 4TH DBA-Africa management Review Journal International conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Business Management and Research. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Business Management Education and Research.
Call for Contributions
All honourable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts and papers. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Business Management Education and Research are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research material.WASET

University of Nairobi Innovation Fellowship

Africa’s future is undoubtedly promising. The capability to solve problems and design solutions will ensure sustainable

growth is achieved across our societies. The University of Nairobi recognizes this reality.

As a leading institution of learning and research, the university through C4DLab, the innovation and incubation hub,and strategic industry partners is running a year-long prestigious Innovation Fellowship.

The competitive fellowship will give 15 select fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design thinking methodologies. The fellows will interact with a community of leading innovation experts from various industries, and join a network of changemakers curious to ignite sustainable growth and development in Africa. Click here for more details and apply. 


Announcement of four PhD scholarships: Rights And Resilience In Kenya (RARE)

The University of Nairobi (UoN), University of Copenhagen (UCPH), and the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) invite interested and qualified Kenyan candidates holding a graduate degree in Development Studies, Human Geography, Environmental Studies, Political Science or any other relevant social science discipline to apply for one of the four PhD scholarships related to the research programme, “Rights and Resilience in Kenya” (RARE).
THE CALL: Is accessible through the following link:
These are available in the specific Work Packages (WP) via link
Other admission guidelines on the University of Nairobi’s Graduate School via the link will apply.
GENERAL INQUIRIES : Prof. Karuti Kanyinga, Email:, cc: Dr. Iben Nathan, Email; Director, IDS Email

59th Graduation Ceremony – Friday, September 14, 2018

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all students from the above colleges who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2017/2018) and members of the public, that the 59th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 commencing at 8.00 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Court next to Central Catering Unit, Main Campus.  The following is pertinent information:
Only those who will have completed paying the fees due to the University by Tuesday August 14, 2018 will be allowed to graduate.  ALL graduands are advised to confirm the order of their name as it will appear in the graduation list with their respective Deans/Directors.

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund - Postgraduate Scholarship: 2018/2019 Academic Year

The Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund will offer a limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi, for Masters Programmes during the 2018/2019 academic year. <<More Details ; Visit Academic Division>>

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