UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

A world-class university committed to scholarly excellence
French Minister Visits UoN
French Minister Visits UoN
CUE Hosts 1st Biennial Conference on Status of Higher Education in Kenya
CUE Hosts 1st Biennial Conference on Status of Higher Education in Kenya
UON Undergoes Accreditation of Architecture Degree Courses
UON Undergoes Accreditation of Architecture Degree Courses
President Uhuru Kenyatta lays Foundation Stone at Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI)
President Uhuru Kenyatta lays Foundation Stone at Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI)

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Colleges & Campuses

As a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six colleges and two satellite campuses.

 

Latest News

Senate Approves Changes in the University QMS 2016

The University of Nairobi Senate chaired by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi has approved the changes in the University Quality Management Systems, QMS.

Contextualization of QMS to the University of Nairobi, revision of quality policy objectives, reorganization of QMS manual, refreshing documentation, inclusion of top management  in the quality management system, continuous improvement of services, offering services according to the service delivery charter, improvement of employee satisfaction index are the key improvements to be made on the QMS.

Mr. Christopher Moturi, the Deputy Management Representative and Deputy Director, School of Computing and Informatics, noted that systems must work, processes must be followed.  He noted that the new QMS is based on: customer focus, leadership, engagement of people, process approach, improvement and evidence based decision making and relationship management.

 

AIESEC UON Meets the VC

The President of the AIESEC UoN Committee, Dennis Maghasi Tugee, will represent Kenya in this year’s International Congress for AIESEC in Poland.

This was revealed on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 when AIESEC UoN presented their 2nd quarter report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office.

Dennis will be among 9 Kenyans who will represent Kenya in Poland. Other representatives are from AIESEC Strathmore, JKUAT and the AIESEC Kenya offices.

According to the 2nd quarter report that was presented, Membership and Leadership Development, University relations and External relevance are among the notable highlights that AIESEC UoN has achieved.

The students association has held the most successful AIESEC Week this year since the annual event began in 2012. During AIESEC Week, they showcase the different products that AIESEC offers, the relevance of the products to the modern society and how these products create a global impact.

 

UoN’s Rugby, Volleyball and Basketball Teams Excel in Performance

The University of Nairobi has seen its sporting teams post excellent performances on recent tournaments. The core teams, rugby, Mean Machine, Basketball men, Terror, Basketball women, Dynamites and Volleyball men and women have all seen action and given a good account of themselves

The University Rugby team, Mean machine, scooped the overall prize of ksh. 100,000 and a medal for each player in the just concluded Maasai 7’s at Kiserian.

Mean Machine participated in the Maasai 7s rugby series organized by the Kenya Rugby Football Union (KRFU) at Kiserian on the 24th-25th July, 2016.  Over fifteen (15) clubs took part in the event on both days. The finalist teams were Mean Machine and Harlequins rugby club.

At the same time, the Men and the women volleyball teams were awarded the overall trophy and 2nd best Overall in the University category respectively. The Volleyball tournament took place in Homabay on the 23rd-24th July, 2016.

 

University Students Mentored on Work Ethics

University of Nairobi students have been mentored on work ethics by investment giant: Cytonn Investments.  

A team from Cytonn Investments led by several University of Nairobi Alumni have mentored students on various values that are required of them to fit into organizations and be good employees. Accountability, excellence, creativity and innovativeness, teamwork and integrity are among the key values that were highlighted.