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

 

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Commencement dates – 2017/2018 academic year

1.         COMMENCEMENT DATES – 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all first year (2015 K.C.S.E.) students admitted in the following Colleges that the commencement date for the 2017/2018 academic year is 5th September, 2016:

a)         College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences

            College of Architecture & Engineering

            College of Biological & Physical Sciences

            College of Health Sciences

b) Students admitted in the following Colleges will report on 9th January, 2017:

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

College of Education & External Studies

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:

  1. Kshs. 8,000/- Direct Charge for which needy students may apply for Bursary from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  2. 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

International Conference on Opportunities for Youth in Agri-Business

The University of Nairobi in partnership with the Rockerfeller Foundation will host a town hall meeting to discuss opportunities for the youth in agribusiness at the UoN 844 Multipurpose hall. The forum will bring together entrepreneurs who will share their journey of success and highlight the untapped opportunities.

Date: 11th August, 2016.

Venue: 844 M.P.H

Time: 2:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

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.