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UoN and Hokkaido University to Collaborate

University of Nairobi and Hokkaido University have commenced discussions on collaboration majorly on student exchange.

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest and biggest Universities in Japan, with 12 undergraduate schools and 18 graduate schools.

This was said when the Vice President of Hokkaido University, Prof. Hiroaki Terao paid a courtesy call on the University of Nairobi Vice chancellor on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

Prof. Henry Mutoro, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, speaking on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi said that the University of Nairobi is among the best universities in Africa and would like to be associated with other top universities in the world. He said that internationalization is among the objectives of the University management and through such collaborations, it will soon be attained.

C4DLab AfTIA Startup Graduation

C4DLab under its acceleration program AfTIA has been incubating eight

LIBRARY OPEN DAY/OPEN ACCESS WEEK

The 6th library open day / open access week is scheduled to take place

UoN Hosts a Gender Based Violence Symposium

Universities in the country have been challenged to provide safer campuses to students to enable them pursue their academic endeavours without worrying about insecurity that breeds gender based violence and the like.

This was the said when a four days symposium on gender based violence was held at the UoN and organized by Sema GBV. SEMA – (Mapenzi bila chuki) which translates to Speak out –(Love without hate) is the fifth pillar in the Kenya Gender Based Violence Partnership (KGBVP) program which seeks to address attitudes and prevent stereotypical thinking around gender issues, facilitate behaviour change by overcoming negative gender norms, and advocate for policies that promote gender inclusion in the communities, campuses, and secondary schools.

 

FKE Trains University of Nairobi Administrators

The Federation of Kenya Employers, FKE, have trained University of Nairobi administrators on labour laws. This is the second group of senior administrators undergoing training.

The two days training was conducted at the Central Catering Unit from September, 11-12, 2016. The objective of the training is for the administrators to get insights on key provisions of the Labour Laws, improvement of personal effectiveness at work, enhancement of the job performance and competence enhancement for the PC target for the year 2016/17. 

 

 

UoN to Partner with Debre Markos University

The University of Nairobi will collaborate with Ethiopia’s Debre Markos University in the areas of teaching, research, staff and student exchange programs.

This follows discussions between Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs Prof. Henry Mutoro and Dr. Simachew Gashaye, Vice President for Research and Community Service, Debre Markos University.

 

 

NOTICE TO ALL SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 GRADUATES

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All graduates of the 55th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on September 2, 2016 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:

 

UoN to Partner with Makueni Government in Developing Regional Technology and Innovation Hub at Kibwezi Campus

The University of Nairobi is set to upgrade the kibwezi station to a world class institution for Agri-technology and innovation. Plans are underway to have an incubation and Agric-park, and offer degree programs in Bachelor of Science in Dryland Economics and Agro-ecosystem Management and Bachelor of Science in Water Resource Management.

 

UoN and Concordia University Enhance Partnership

The University of Nairobi and Concordia University signed an addendum to an existing MoU between UoN, University of York and Concordia University on Friday, September 23, 2016.

The addendum includes increasing capacity, innovative ways of teaching, and improving delivery of programs.