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As a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six campus colleges headed by principals.

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Declaration of Vacancy for the position of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

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Declaration of Vacancy for the position of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

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Proposed meeting of the incoming Vice-Chancellor with College Academic Boards

As the incoming Vice-Chancellor takes office, he has arranged sessions for consultation and interaction with College Academic Boards.
 
During the sessions, the Vice-Chancellor would like to receive memoranda from College Academic Boards presented by Principals of the respective Colleges, to interact and hear views on priority matters, in order to  improve performance of the Colleges, and the University at large, in the following areas among others:-
  • Revenue enhancement as per recent PC commitments
  • Reduced turn around times, austerity and cost containment measures
  • Service Charter
  • Student mentorship
  • Service efficiencies
  • Maintenance of Teaching and Learning infrastructure
  • Performance Contract and Website commitments
  • Strategies and activities to bridge gaps in key priority functions (Quickwins)
  • Enhancing academic standards for sustenance of academic excellence

Commencement and resumption of studies 2015/2016 academic year

1.            COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR
 
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I) that the commencement dates for the 2015/2016 academic year are as follows:
 
A -      MONDAY, 5TH JANUARY, 2015
 
(i) 1st years (2013 K.C.S.E.) in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S.
 
 
B -          MONDAY, 12TH JANUARY, 2015
 
  1. All 2nd years (2012 K.C.S.E.) except College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  1. All continuing 3rd year (2010 K.C.S.E.) in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S. to commence first semester.
 
                C -          MONDAY, 27TH APRIL, 2015
 
(i) All 2nd years (2012 K.C.S.E.) in the Faculty of Arts, Schools of Business, Law, Economics and I.A.G.A.S.
 
(ii) All 3rd years (2011 K.C.S.E.)
 

The University of Nairobi Post-Retirement Medical Scheme Membership Drive

The Steering Committee for the University of Nairobi Post Retirement Medical Scheme would wish to inform all the members of staff that a recruitment drive is on.
 
A Bank Account has been opened to enable members to begin making their contributions. The Account details are as follows: -
 
Account Name        : “UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI POST RETIREMENT”
Bank                          : BARCLAYS BANK OF KENYA
Branch                      : BARCLAYS PLAZA
Account No              : 2031652432
 
Prospective members can EITHER MAKE DIRECT DEPOSITS OR CAN INSTRUCT THE FINANCE OFFICER TO MAKE DEDUCTIONS FROM THEIR SALARIES IN TO THE POST RETIREMENT MEDICAL SCHEME ACCOUNT