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Commencement Dates – 2015/2016 Academic Year for 4th years, CHS and Level V M.B.Ch.B. Students

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of continuing  students that the commencement dates for the 2015/2016 academic year are as follows:

MONDAY, 21TH SEPTEMBER, 2015

4th years in the Dental science, Pharmacy, Nursing and M.B.Ch.B

MONDAY, 11TH JANUARY, 2016

Level V (M.B.Ch.B.)

2.         TUITION FEES

(i)         ALL MODULE I STUDENTS shall each pay tuition Fees of Kshs. 16,000/= per year, before or on the registration day, made up as follows:

    Kshs. 8,000/- direct charge for which needy students may apply for a Bursary from Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B.).

    Kshs. 8000/- for which one may pay direct or apply for a loan from Higher Education Loans Board (H.E.L.B.).

3.         OTHER ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPESES

Description Fee (Kshs)
Examination fees   3000/- p.a.
Medical fees   2000/- p.a.
Activity fees 1000/- p.a.
Computer Laboratory Fees  3000/- p.a.
Students ID. Card    500/- p.a.
Students Union Fees  500/- p.a.
Total 10,000/-

                                                  

4.         BANK ACCOUNTS WHERE STUDENTS WILL DEPOSIT FEES

           The respective bank account for the College is:

Expression of Interest: Commonwealth Academic Fellowships in the United Kingdom - 2016

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK has announced its call for Commonwealth Academic Fellowships tenable in UK from September/October 2016.

The Fellowships are targeted at early career academics, that is, those who will have been awarded their PhD between two and ten years prior to the start of the award. The Fellowships provide opportunity for Fellows to undertake a period of research, network and update knowledge and skills related to their academic subject and responsibilities.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious scholarship schemes for international study in the world. Fellowships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the aim of contributing to the UK's international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education and sustaining the principles of the commonwealth.

Follow link provided below for more information eligibility and application procedures

http://dvcrpe.uonbi.ac.ke/content/expression-interest-commonwealth-academic-fellowships-united-kingdom-2016

COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR - For Continuing Students

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and integrated Module II) (Continuing students) that the commencement dates for the 2015/2016 academic year are as follows:

MONDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2015

(i)    2nd and 4th years in the Faculties of Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine; Schools of The Built Environment, Arts & Design, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Computing & Informatics, Education.

(ii)    4th years in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S.

(iii)    2nd years in the College of Health Sciences.

(iv)    5th and 6th years in the Department of Architecture and Building Science.

(v)    5th years in the School of Engineering and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

(vi)    4th years in Biochemistry and Medical Lab. Technology

Note:    Reporting dates for the 4th years in Dental Science, Pharmacy, Nursing, M.B.Ch.B. and level V (M.B.Ch.B.) will be announced later.

Commencement Dates– 2015/2016 Academic Year - First Year Students

1. COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all first year (2014 K.C.S.E.) students (fresher) that the commencement date for the 2015/2016 academic year is 14th September, 2015.
2.    TUITION FEES
(i)    ALL STUDENTS except Diploma students, shall each pay tuition Fees of Kshs. 16,000/= per year, before or on the registration day, made up as follows:
(a)    Kshs. 8,000/- Direct Charge for which needy students may apply for Bursary from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
(b)    Kshs. 8,000/- for which one may pay direct or apply for a loan from HELB.
(ii)    Diploma students shall pay Kshs. 86,000/- plus all other additional related expenses payable by the first years.
3.    OTHER ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPENSES
    FIRST YEARS (FRESHERS)
    Computer Laboratory fees         -    3000/- p.a.
    Caution Money                           -    2000/- (once)
    Examination fees                       -    3000/- p.a.
    Medical fees                               -    2000/- p.a.
    Activity fees                                -   1000/- p.a.
    Registration fees                         -   500/-  p.a.
    ID Card                                       -    500/- p.a.
   Students Union Subscription         -   500/-
                                                               12,500/-

University of Nairobi Shines in Global Research Citation Ranking

The University of Nairobi has emerged top five in the African Universities and Higher institutions Ranking 2015.

The ranking conducted by JournalsConsortium placed the University of Nairobi at an outstanding position four in Africa. The top position was taken by the University of Cape Town while the second and third positions were taken by Cairo University and the University of Pretoria respectively.

The ranking by JournalsConsortium was based on research publications and citations from the last five years (2010 to 2014) as well as visibility on the internet.  The University of Nairobi garnered an impact score of 38.8 on research publications and citations, 4.01 on Internet/Web presence and a total influence factor of 42.81.

In East Africa, Makerere University emerged position 11 while locally, Kenyatta University and Moi University were ranked at positions 28 and 47 respectively.

See related article at ranking.journalsconsortium.org

Invitation to a public defence of Hon. Justice (Prof.) J.B. Ojwang’s LL.D Thesis

On behalf of the University of Nairobi Senate, I cordially invite you to attend the public defence of Hon. Justice (Prof) J.B. Ojwang’s LL.D thesis with the title “The Unity of the Constitution and the Common Law”.
 
The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Ojwang’ in Taifa Hall Main Campus on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 2.30 p.m.
 
Guests are requested to be seated by 2.00 p.m. We look forward to your presence.
Yours faithfully
 
 
PETER M. F. MBITHI, PhD, EBS
VICE-CHANCELLOR
AND
PROFESSOR OF VETERINARY SURGERY
 

CALL FOR STARTUP - Africa Technology & Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA)

During the Nairobi Innovation Week, the Chancellor of the University of Nairobi launched Africa Technology & Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA), a program that will enable C4DLab, the innovation lab of the University to incubate and accelerate startups and facilitate commercialization of innovations.
 
Though C4DLab has been incubating startups for a while now, we officially invite the first cohort of startups to submit their applications under the umbrella of AfTIA. Applicants  with prototypes in any of the following domains are welcome to submit for consideration:
 
 
Though C4DLab has been incubating startups for a while now, we officially invite the first cohort of startups to submit their applications under the umbrella of AfTIA. Applicants  with prototypes in any of the following domains are welcome to submit for consideration:
  1. Technology in Finance (FinTech)
  2. Technology in Agriculture (AgriTech)
  3. Technology in Education (EdTech)
  4. Technology in Governance (GovTech)
  5. Technology in Health (HealthTech)
The criteria for consideration and admission:
  1. Innovation by all staff and students of the University of Nairobi as well as external applicants, are eligible. 
  2. The applicant must have registered their innovation with relevant regulatory agencies. 
  3. The innovation must not be incubated in another incubator at the same time. 
  4. The applicant must provide proof of ownership of the innovation. 
  5. Innovation must be original and authentic. 
  6. Innovation must have a demonstrated potential for commercialization. 
  7. Innovation must be relevant to Kenya’s development agenda.

53rd Graduation Ceremony – Friday, September 4, 2015

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Colleges of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Biological & Physical Sciences, Architecture & Engineering and Education & External Studies
 
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the above four Colleges who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2014/2015) and members of the public, that the 53rd Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 commencing at 9.00 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Court next to Central Catering Unit, Main Campus.  The following is pertinent information:
 

IDS launches Essay Competition to Mark 50th Anniversary

The Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, will celebrate 50 years since its establishment in 1965.  Among the Several activities lined up to mark the historic occasion is a

Admissions: First Years (KCSE 2014) Admitted through KUCCPS

The 2016/2017 Academic Year for the first year students who sat their KCSE in 2014 commences on Monday 14 September, 2015
Registration will commence at 8.00 am and all students are therefore advised to register at their respective centers as per the joining instructions. 
For more information login to smis.uonbi.ac.ke to download a copy of your admission letter and joining instructions. 
you can use it to apply for HELB loans and  limitted University accomodation at smis.uonbi.ac.ke which is done online through the portal. 
Fees should be paid to your respective college account and accomodation fees should be paid to SWA account.  
Note that the username is your University registration number and password is your full KCSE index
number.

Click here for the joining instructions

Click here for the First year admissions List