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Graduation Ceremony for 1st Cohort UoN HIV Fellowship Programme


The University of Nairobi (UoN) HIV Fellowship programme was established in 2008 to build the capacity of indigenous Kenyans to run large scale HIV programmes.  The aim of the program is to provide Leadership and Management skills to professionals managing Health Programs in Kenya and support service delivery in partner institutions.

The Fellowship is funded by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW).  Within the University UNITID works closely with the Scholl of Business, School of Computing and Informatics, School of medicine, School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Extramural Studies. The fellowship Programme prides itself in providing competency based training that creatively combines class based training with experiential learning and mentorship.

School Of Physical Sciences, Seminar Environmental Health In The 21st Century: Challenges And Opportunities

Prof Patrick Allard

Assistant Professor

Institute for Society & Genetics and Environmental Health Sciences

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Los Angeles


Prof Allard is the 2011/2 Global Toxicology Scholar for the Society of Toxicology

He will give a seminar (Tuesday, 11th Dec 2012 at 2.30 pm at the School of Physical Sciences Boardroom) on “Environmental Health in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” and enlighten the university community about the training and funding opportunities offered by the Society of Toxicology (SOT).

48th Graduation Ceremony Booklet

The University of Nairobi celebrates the 48th Graduation Ceremony today, the 7th Day of December, 2012.

Invitation to Public Lecture by Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2002, Sir John Sulston FRS

The  Population Studies and Research Institute invites you to a public lecture by  Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2002, Sir John Sulston FRS on Monday, 10th December, 2012 at the University of Nairobi, 8-4-4 Auditorium.


Topic: People and the planet - how can we all live and flourish on a finite Earth?


Organized by University of Nairobi, (UoN), Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in conjunction with The Royal Society, UK

RSVP to or contact Emma on 0707 208 649

Guests to be seated by 2.00 PM

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UoN corporate documentary

The University of Nairobi invites you to watch its corporate documentary to be aired today, December 5, 2012 on NTV after the 9 o’clock prime time news and tomorrow, December 6, 2012 on KTN after the 9 o’clock prime time news, as part of the publicity highlights of the 48th Graduation Ceremony.

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This is to confirm that the University has received funds for the implementation of the 2010/2013 CBA phase 1 and 
also funds for health staff allowances. These are to be effected immediately.

The VC has asked staff to resume normal duties as required by terms of service.

Click here to Access the Full Memo.



Varsity firms up ties with Liberia

The University of Nairobi (UoN) will continue to collaborate with the Republic of Liberia to ensure that there is knowledge transfer and expertise in commerce and industry following. This was revealed today when Hon. Robert Kilby, Auditor General, Republic of Liberia led a delegation from the General Auditing Commission on a visit to UoN.

Speaking during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Kilby noted that this visit coincided with the expected graduation of 33 students from Liberia admitted in January 2011. The students, who were sponsored by the General Auditing Commission for their Masters in Business Administration (MBA) studies, are expected to benefit from the experience and the good relations existing between Liberia and Kenya.

Invitation to a public lecture by CSU President, Dr. Tony Frank


President Tony Frank received his bachelor's degree in biology from Wartburg College and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. He completed a Ph.D. and residencies in pathology and toxicology at Purdue University. He served on the faculty at Oregon State University before joining Colorado State in 1993, where he served as chairman of the Department of Pathology and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.Dr. Frank served as Vice President for Research and Information Technology at Colorado State from 2000-2005. In this role, he was responsible for the network and data systems of the university and for oversight of the approximately $303 million in research activity that occurs annually at Colorado State. He was appointed to the position of Senior Vice President in July 2004 and was responsible in this role for coordination of the academic core of the university. In 2005, he also assumed the title of Provost of Colorado State University, leading the Division of Academic Affairs and serving as CSU's chief academic officer. Dr. Frank was named Senior Executive Vice President in 2008 and later in 2008, President of the University. Tony and his wife, Patti, have three daughters. 

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UoN HIV interventions

The University provides Preventive and Curative Health through the following means:

Sensitization of HIV/AIDS

  • Educational Awareness Campaigns are carried out in every campus once a year


Stigma & Discrimination

  • UON HIV/AIDS Policy
  • Campaign against Stigma & Discrimination
  • Advocacy


HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming

  • Curriculum, policy and programme levels
  • AIDS Control Units (ACUs)

UoN and UJ sign MOU


(Left) Prof. Aggrey L. Abate, the Vice Chancellor, UJ and Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Student Affairs, UoN, exchange signed documents of the MOU.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Juba (UJ) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two work together in different areas of collaboration including  establishing student and staff exchange programmes and research and production partnerships, curricula development, among others.

Speaking on behalf of the Vice- Chancellor during the signing ceremony, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Student Affairs, welcomed the initiative and cited the importance of partnerships. He said that UoN has admitted over 200 students from Sudan, and is therefore honoured to be involved in capacity training for the country.