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Varsity sets date for 60th graduation ceremony
Varsity sets date for 60th graduation ceremony
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Varsity to provide leadership on establishing a museum of art for East Africa
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58th Graduation Ceremony – Friday December 22, 2017

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the above Colleges who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of the 2016/2017 academic year and members of the public, that the 58th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 commencing at 7.30 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Court next to Central Catering Unit, Main Campus.  The following is pertinent information:
It is the duty and responsibility of each graduand to confirm his/her examination results and the accuracy and order of names from the respective Dean/Director.  Prospective graduands are informed that those who will not have met all the requirements for graduation including clearance of fees and other levies by December 1, 2017 will not be included in the graduation list.
Note:  Graduands are not expected to introduce new names other than those used during admission to the University.
Each graduand must obtain a clearance certificate from the relevant College Registrar upon clearance with the respective Department/Faculty/School/Institute/Centre, Library, Halls of Residence, Games Department  and Finance and pay a compulsory Graduation/Convocation fee of Kshs. 1,000/=.  PhD graduands should pay the convocation fees at their respective colleges.

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Notice to all September 22, 2017 Graduates

All graduates of the 57th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on September 22, 2017 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:
1.       MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 – FRIDAY OCTOBER 27, 2017
·         College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
·         College of Architecture and Engineering
·         College of Biological and Physical Sciences