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All fourth year 2011 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 on the 15th February 2016 and closes on the 15th March 2016 Midnight. You are hereby encouraged to apply to avoid any inconveniences. 
Take note that there shall be no extension after the closure on the 15th March 2016. 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.

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C4DLab announces a learning-by-doing program to create innovations

C4DLab, the University of Nairobi Innovation Hub has started a training program to help people create innovations in partnership with UNICEF and INTEL.
A leading practitioner of Design Thinking defines this as a human-centered approach to innovation that integrates the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.
Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects, devices, vehicles, buildings and other items which are embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.

Library Short Courses: February 2016

The Library Department in collaboration with UNES Consultancy will be running the following short course;
DATE:  24th – 26th February 2016
VENUE:  University of Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library.
TIME:  9.00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
COST: Ksh. 30,000.
OBJECTIVE: Effective management and utilization of electronic resources in academic organizations.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Information professionals responsible for managing promotion, access and utilization of electronic resources.
AMENITIES: The course will provide venue, tea, lunch and training materials. Participants will be required to organize for their own transport to and from the venue as well as accommodation.