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Library Short Course on Records Management

The Library Department in conjunction with UNES Ltd will conduct a short course on Records Management as follows;
Dates: 25th - 27th November 2015
Venue: Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library
Cost: Ksh. 30,000.00
Target audience: Secretaries, Records Management Officers 11 and 111,
Record Clerks, Procurement Assistants, Accounts Assistants, Human Resource Assistants
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All third year 2012 KCSE Candidates, online room application for Academic Year 2016/2017

This is to inform you that the room application exercise for the 2016/2017 academic year for the above group of students is to start onOctober 25, 2015 and closes on November 25, 2015 at midnight.
You are hereby encouraged to apply to avoid any inconveniences.  Take note that there shall be no extension after the closure on the 25th November 2015. All queries pertaining to online room application process should be addressed to or through telephone numbers 0204913433 or 0204913405
Please comply to avoid any inconvenience.

100 fully-funded Scholarships for the Rome Model United Nations

The “INTERNATIONAL CAREERS FESTIVAL” will take place from the 5th to the 8th of March 2016 and will be the first event in Italy dedicated to those who want to gain a competitive edge in the world of international careers. The Festival is organized by the Giovani nel Mondo (GnM) Association with the support and patronage of eminent institutions, amongst which are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Roma Capitale, the European Commission, the World Food Programme (WFP) and IFAD.

The event will be structured into 4 intense days of information and an alternative approach to employment, allowing each participant to choose the path most suited to their needs and abilities, bringing them closer to a successful career. One of the projects within the Festival is dedicated to the world of diplomacy, the United Nations, and international organizations: the ROME MODEL UNITED NATIONS.

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The Chinese Ambassador Scholarships

Applications are invited from needy undergraduate students for the Chinese Ambassador Scholarships.  Applicants should meet the following criteria;
1.        Registered needy students.
2.        Excellent academic record.
3.        Individual of impeccable character.
4.        Non-beneficiary of any other scholarship in the previous academic year.
5.        Full time student of the University of Nairobi.
Applications should be accompanied by an application form, copies of the national and university identity cards, certified death certificates and an academic record which indicates actual marks.
The application form can be accessed at and be handed at the office of the Special Student Advisor by Friday, 30th October, 2015 at 4.00pm.