Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group, a family of internet-based businesses.

Ma will be in Kenya on a two-day visit to Kenya, to share entrepreneurial insights with the country's young people.



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The South African National Research Foundation invites applications for its doctoral and masters bursary programme.

Applicants must be South African citizens, and permanent residents of SA or citizens of Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1902527/

 



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Approximately 100 University of Nairobi students have joined the Heroes for Change, a flagship program from Unilever Limited that aims at mentoring the young people and making them champions for oral health and hygiene.



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University of Nairobi AIESEC members are celebrating their achievements over the last 12 months; key among them is having organized trips for over 100 students across globe.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been crowned the ‘most social learning institution’ category in the OLX Social Media Awards 2017.



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The attached list is for admitted government sponsored students for September 2017 at the University of Nairobi.

The students are informed to log on to SMIS portal - smis.uonbi.ac.ke using their Registration number and KCSE Index Number as Password and download their admission letters and joining instructions.

 



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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the dates for Special/ Supplementary Examinations in the following disciplines:

1. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS)

2. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

3. MASTER OF ARTS IN PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAMMES BY DISTANCE   LEARNING FOR THE GRADUATING GROUP OF STUDENTS ONLY

EXAMINATIONS TO BE DONE AT ODeL CAMPUS



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This booklet contains information about the entry requirements into the various undergraduate degree programmes, diploma, certificate and foundation courses offered at the University of Nairobi, the mode of study, fees payable and various contacts for further enquiries. Please note that the entry requirements conform to the Commission for University Education guidelines.
Website: http://www.uonbi.ac.ke.
The Academic Registrar


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Only a few postgraduate chances remain for September 2017 Intakes in the following three colleges:



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You are reminded to immediately register in the *Student Portal* https://smis.uonbi.ac.ke/

Students who fail to comply will be denied access to university services.

You are also reminded to pay all your fees promptly.

All fees shall be paid by Direct Cash Deposits, EFT (Swift Code is BARCKENX) or RTGS 
	

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Reporting dates- June 2017 University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the reporting dates as follows:



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Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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University to break for two weeks in August (04/08/2017 – 18/08/2017)

The University Senate met on 30th May 2017 at 7.30 am in the Council Chamber and approved the closure of the University from 4th to 18th August 2017 to facilitate students and staff to participate in the forthcoming elections:

The impact of the closure will be as follows:



Location
Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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The University of Nairobi held the 7th open day event at the main campus. The main aim of the three day event is to give an opportunity to potential students, parents, guardians and stakeholders to learn more about the different programmes offered by the university.



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Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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JUNE 5. 2017 TO JUNE 17. 2017 CHEATING IN EXAMINATIONS



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Chandaria Auditorium, University of Nairobi, Main campus.
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Great Court, Main Campus
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University Management and Academic Division Meeting with Commission for University Education, CUE 



Location
Office of the VC
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DAAD Scholarships



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Office of the VC
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A total of six students are set to benefit from scholarships offered by the Rotaract Club.  Mr. B. M. Waweru -Acting Registrar Academics urged the club management to also consider sponsoring the Module II (Parallel Students) in the University so that also benefit and pursue their high education with ease.

 

 



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Office of the VC
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Applications are invited for the Rotary Club of Nairobi Scholarships for bright and financially needy undergraduate Government sponsored students from Schools of Business, Economics, Law and Computer Science.

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Office of the VC
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Students from needy backgrounds will benefit from a 60 million education scholarship from Rattansi Educational Trust to support their university education. This was revealed today 19th December 2016 when the Education Trust led by the Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Prof. Mbithi.



Location
Office of the VC
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The Department of Environment and Bio-systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Nairobi is undergoing an inspection process of facilities and  teaching resources by The Engineering Board of Kenya.



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Office of the VC
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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Intergrated) that the commencement dates for the 2017/2018 academic year are as follows:

A -      MONDAY, 9TH JANUARY, 2017

 

  • First year students (freshers) in the School of Education and College of Humanities & Social Sciences (C.H.S.S.).

 



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Office of the VC
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A total of 20 students drawn from the six colleges have benefitted from the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship. The scholarships amounting to 20 million shillings were awarded to the deserving students by the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Liu Xianfa in a ceremony held at UON on November 14, 2016.



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Taifa Hall
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(Altar at the University of Nairobi Grounds)



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Taifa Hall
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The University of Nairobi and Hokkaido University today Wednesday 26th October held a fair where close to 20 universities from Japan exhibited various activities.



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844 multipurpose hall
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The University of Nairobi joined other Stakeholders in celebrating the 10th International day of Non-Violence. The event was held at Taifa Hall on Monday 3rd October 2016. This day also coincides with the 147th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi



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Taifa Hall
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(Graduating Class of September 2016)

It was a joyous occasion for the more than 4,000 graduands who graduated today Friday, 2nd September 2016. This was the 55th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees and Award of Diplomas.



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Taifa Hall
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(David Mokenye with Lucy Ranson before the dinner)

David Mokenye Onywoki, a first year Civil Engineering student, was invited to speak at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Special Projects Dinner. The event was hosted by TRH The Earl and Countess of Wessex KG GVCO at Bagshot Park, Surrey in London on Tuesday 24th November 2015.



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Taifa Hall
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The 13th International world blood donor day was held today, 14th June 2016 at the University Of Nairobi Great Court. The event was organized by the Kenya National Board Transfusion Service (KNBTS) with this year theme being’ blood connects all of us’. Share life, give blood.



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Taifa Hall
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Members of staff and heads of departments from the Central Administration attended a workshop on corruption at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library today 8th June 2016.



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maktaba hall -jkml
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(The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and Portuguese Charge d’Affaires in Nairobi, Mr. Francisco-Xavier Meireles)



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Vice-Chancellors’ Committee room
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ruth kimani winner of chinese bridge competition

(Ruth Kimani receives her award from Prof. Mutoro and Mr Yao Ming from the Chinese Embassy)



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Vice-Chancellors’ Committee room
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suppliers interact with the university management

(suppliers at the breakfast meeting)

A sensitization meeting between suppliers and UON management took today 26th May2016. The suppliers were drawn from the categories of youth, persons living with disabilities and the women to promote the 30% worth of tenders that should be given to special groups.



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central catering unit (CCU)
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Vice Chancellor accepts a donation from Equity Bank for Innovation Week

Equity bank has donated 1.5 million shillings to go towards the 2016Nairobi Innovation Week. The cheque was handed to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi by Equity’s Corporate and Institutional Banking Manager, Ms. Agnes Wanjuki on behalf of the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. James Mwangi.



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Vice-Chancellor's Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the reporting dates as follows:

A. MONDAY, 23RD MAY, 2016

(1)All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry and B.Sc. Medical Lab. Technology.



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Vice-Chancellor's Boardroom
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student receiving award

An Award Giving Ceremony was held today 20th May 2016 to celebrate academic excellence of students who performed extremely well in the 2011/2012 and2012/2013 academic years. The event was held at Taifa Hall.



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taifa hall
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A tree planting exercise took place at the Professor Wangari Mathai Institute. The exercise was led by the Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Mbithi.



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wangari matahi institute
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Israel Ambassodor to Kenya

The Second Quarterly Innovation Forum dubbed, ‘Innovation Opportunities from Israel-Kenya Relations took place today 19th April. The event was held at the Main campus Taifa Hall.



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taifa hall
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unicef and university of nairobi sign a memorandum of agreement

The University of Nairobi and United Nations Children’s Development Fund (UNICEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will enable the two collaborate and partner in various projects. The projects identified are: Design Thinking School, the Nairobi Innovation Week, the Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA)



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taifa hall
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I Choose Life,(ICL) a Non Governmental Organization in Kenya has donated a cheque worth Kshs,500,000 to UON. I choose life is among the sponsors for the 2016 Nairobi Innovation Week.



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taifa hall
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"MOFCOM China Sponsored Scholarship Program" aims at giving the prosperous Kenya young scholars and officers a chance to study for a Master’s or a Doctor’s Degree in China. It is sponsored by the Chinese Government and in 2016, 28 universities offer 29 master programs to the staff and officers in Kenya. The period of study varies from 1 year to 4 years. The list of programs could be found in the attached.

The Application Requirement

1. Having Bachelor's Degree;



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taifa hall
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A disciplinary committee that had been tasked with the job of deciding the fate of suspended students has come up with a verdict. More than 200 students were suspended for participating in the unrest and destruction of public property.



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taifa hall
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This is a re-opening notice to all students who were in session before the closure of the university on 5th April 2016

click here

pdf

 

 



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taifa hall
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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the postponement of reporting dates for the following groups which were to report on Monday, 25th April, 2016 and Monday, 30th May, 2016 respectively:

(1)All fourth year students (K.C.S.E. 2011) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Education and External Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.Sc. Biochemistry and B.Sc. Medical Lab. Technology.



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taifa hall
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The University of Nairobi will hold its sixth Open Day between 28th and 30th April, 2016 at the Great Court starting at 9.30 a.m.  The Theme of the Open Day is: “Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial Growth”.

The Guest of Honour at the Official opening ceremony of the Open Day will be Dr. Cleopa Mailu, Cabinet Secretary for Health.



Location
taifa hall
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"MOFCOM China Sponsored Scholarship Program" aims at giving the prosperous Kenya young scholars and officers a chance to study for a Master’s or a Doctor’s Degree in China. It is sponsored by the Chinese Government and in 2016, 28 universities offer 29 master programs to the staff and officers in Kenya. The period of study varies from 1 year to 4 years. The list of programs could be found in the attached.

The Application Requirement

1. Having Bachelor's Degree;



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taifa hall
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Centre for International programs and Linkages, Univeristy of Nairobi

International Students Pose for Group Photo with Director CIPL, Prof. Ogara after the end of constitution review session.

International Students admitted to various colleges across the University of Nairobi held a session to deliberate on their student union constitution.



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The University of Nairobi held a skills hunt summit today 20th April 2017. The summit dubbed ‘unearthed jewels ‘targeted students with an aim of equipping them with soft and leadership skills needed in the job market today.



Location
Council Chamber
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SONU 2016 EXECUTIVE RETREAT AT MOMBASA BEACH HOTEL ON  0CTOBER 14-16, 2016



Location
ICT Postgraduate Laboratory Chiromo
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AISEC Week

 

University of Nairobi students who are members of AISEC are celebrating their achievements over the last 12 months, key among them is having organized trips for over 100 students across globe.

 



Location
Mahatma Gandhi Wing
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UON staff members from SWA - Student Welfare Authority have been trained on how to handle complaints. This was during a one day sensitization workshop held at the Central Catering Unit; CCU. Among the trainers was Dean of Students Fr. Dominic Wamugunda.

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Location
Hyslop Parking Area
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University of Nairobi staff from the six colleges and Central Administration have been sensitized on issues relating to student disciplinary cases. The training was done on Friday, by Senior Counsel, Fred Ngatia.



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Hyslop Parking Area
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University of Nairobi water bowser commissioned

A new water bowser has been commissioned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Affairs at the Transport Section. The 40,000 litres water bowser was commissioned today, December, 7, 2016.

 



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Transport Section
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Student leaders from various universities have been sworn in as Peace Ambassadors,

climax of a three day youth leadership training at the University of Nairobi, Main

Campus on Friday, November, 25, 2016.

 

The event was witnessed by the Norwegian Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Victor C.

Rønneberg and Commissioner, Linda Ochiel, from the National Cohesion and



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Transport Section
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A group of students from the College of Humanities & Health Sciences visited the Children’s Cancer Ward at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Saturday 29th October 2016.



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Kenyatta Hospital
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The University of Nairobi has developed a policy on attachment, internship and apprenticeship.
This policy covers all the University departments and recommends the University to have partnerships with the Industry players from all sectors through Memoranda of Understanding.



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Kenyatta Hospital
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The senate proposed to have the Students Organization at the University of

Nairobi, SONU to be reformed in a meeting held on April 27th, 2016.

The proposed changes include:



Location
Kenyatta Hospital
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University of Nairobi (UoN) students on April 1st, 2016  vote the next Students Organization 

body (SONU). 

This has come after a week of rigorous campaign by the candidates.

The voting is happening accross all the colleges and campuses.



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Kenyatta Hospital
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olx trophy awarded to UON

The University of Nairobi has once again shined in the just concluded OLX Soma Awards. UON was voted the most Social Learning Institution while SONU Chairman, Babu Owino was crowned Most Influential Student Leader

The Kenya Social Media Awards (SOMA) – Kenya is an annual event, now in its third year, that seeks to celebrate the growing influence by and through social media in Kenya. 



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SAFARICOM INDOOR ARENA
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Photo from the Internet

The University of Nairobi (UoN) management has approved the implementation of a new Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) master plan that will enable the University to improve on its service delivery.



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The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) 2nd Vice-Chancellors’ meeting on promoting research in Africa kicked off at the University of Nairobi on July 10, 2017.



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The University of Nairobi, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi received the one-year progress report on the Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA) project.



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University of Nairobi AIESEC members are celebrating their achievements over the last 12 months; key among them is having organized trips for over 100 students across globe.

 



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The University of Nairobi has been in Partnership with Kenya Pipeline Company on matters of Oil and Gas since the Inaugural Oil and Gas Public Lecture held in Taifa Hall on 1st July 2016 which was officiated by Hon. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.



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The University joined the rest of the world in marking the International Day against Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADA) on Friday, June 23rd, 2017.

 



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Staff members drawn from all the six colleges and the central administration unit have been urged to put more effort as they discharge their mandate and help the academic staff drive the university agenda of teaching, learning and research.

 



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The University of Nairobi has organized to mark the International Day
Against Drug Abuse   and Illicit  Trafficking  at  the Chancellors Court
on June 23, 2017 starting at 9 am. Attached please find the poster for
your information.

Amongst other planned activities to mark the day, is a performance by the
legendary gospel musician Mercy Masika.



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This is the title of the book that was launched by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dr. Fred Matiang’i on June 14, 2017 at the Chandaria Auditorium, UoN towers.



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The University of Nairobi Front office staff   underwent a three-day training on Public relations. The training which was organized by the Vice Chancellor’s office focused on Customer service, information security, harnessing the power of social media and Protocol.



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The University of Nairobi has received four awards at the Employer of the Year Awards (EYA).

The University has been named winner in the Inclusiveness and Diversity category.



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The University of Nairobi and Daily Nation invites you to my network career open day at

the main campus from 25th, 26th and 27th May, 2017. 

The theme is, 'Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial growth'

Come and;



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Topic:

What I would like you to do to empower the youth in the country...

Target: Colleges and University Students

Cash Prizes: 1st-  Kshs.100,000 2nd- Kshs. 50,000, 3rd- Kshs. 25,000

Competition Period:



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University of Nairobi Enterprises Services (UNES) has won a bid to develop the National Master Plan for Science and Technology Parks in Kenya.

 

The contract includes the design for technology parks for Konza and Dedan Kimathi University for technology and Science.

 



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14 University of Nairobi students are recipients of scholarships from Mitsubishi Corporation through its annual International Scholarships Programme.

 



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Mabati Rolling Mills (MRM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Vice Chancellor’s boardroom.

 



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The University of Nairobi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Kenya Rainwater Association.

 



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The University of Nairobi’s six students have been selected and will benefit from the scholarship opportunities sponsored by the Rotary Club of Nairobi.

Speaking during the meeting, Dr. David Githanga, President, Rotary Club of Nairobi encouraged bright, needy students to apply and benefit from the scholarship opportunities.



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Application Deadline: 15th May 2017

Date: 12 -23 June 2017
Venue: Dakar, Senegal

Call for Applications
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa,
CODESRIA, invites applications from academics and researchers from African
universities and research centers to participate in the 2017 session of
the Gender institute, which will take place in Dakar, Senegal from June
12-23, 2017.



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Photo from the Internet

INVITATION TO A PUBLIC FORUM



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Various governments are involved in the efforts to promote innovation in Kenya and the region. Strategic embassies discuss initiatives funded by their governments and their role in spurring innovation and enhancing enterprise development.

100 years ago Finland was a poor country then they invested in people and education and now Finland is leading in so many ways.



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The needs of the SDGs are human needs. All big and complex problems can be analysed by the use of Data.

Realtime data has been used to solved problems and determine true investments. Data has been used to help understand relationships among people, people’s movements and market behaviours.



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“The government will continue to support Nairobi Innovation Week as a National Program.”



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The University of Nairobi’s Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 has received sponsorship from partners.

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group donated Kshs. 3 Million while Safaricom  and NIC Bank donated Kshs. 1 Million and Kshs. 500,000 respectively. The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) donated Kshs. 500,000 and Tecno Mobile donated equipment to be used during the Innovation Week.



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The University of Nairobi Executive Board has signed a performance contract with the University’s Council.

 

At the ceremony, the Council witnessed the signing of the performance contracts between the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the College Principals.

 



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The Nation Media Group (NMG) has signed a working partnership agreement with the University of Nairobi during the Nairobi Innovation Week 2017.

 

Speaking during the signing ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, said that indeed UoN is proud to be associated with NMG in the NIW2017.



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The much awaited iconic University of Nairobi Towers is occupied and fully functional. The building has a capacity of 3500 students and University Management staff offices. The building also has a state of the art Chandaria Arts Centre that can sit 600 people.

 



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The University of Nairobi through its School of computing and Informatics and the Center for Computing and Development Laboratory (C4DLab) has launched the Bike share Challenge.

 



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Two UoN students are part of a seven (7) member team that will travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh for the 4th Roll Ball World Cup 2017.

 

The two have made the cut to be part of the team that will represent Kenya in this event.

 



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The University of Nairobi is undergoing a job evaluation exercise that is ongoing in the public service. Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) have been contracted by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to evaluate the University.

 



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Call for Exhibitors

Display your innovative product(s) and prototypes at the latest and most popular platform Nairobi Innovation Week 2017.

To exhibit Click here



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The University of Nairobi has maintained its lead in the country and among other top institutions in Africa.

The university has been ranked Position 1 in the Country, 8 in Africa and 775 out of the 24,000 Institutions ranked globally in the just released webometrics ranking.  



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The University of Nairobi Digital Repository has been ranked position 214 in a ranking that saw over 2300 universities analyzed globally. 

 

According to the 20th edition of the rankings, the repository has been ranked 4th out of 74 other universities in Africa.

 



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The first ever Chancellors Convention which was held from January 25-26, 2017, at the Safari Park Hotel, brought together key stakeholders from both public and private universities.

 



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The 1st Africa Post-Harvest loss congress was launched on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Norfolk Hotel.

Chief Guest, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Willy Bett, speaking during the launch urged innovators and researchers to engage farmers with the technological solutions and innovations, who need it most.



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Two University of Nairobi students, Nyaila Boniface Achieng’ and Naomy Wangari, who were the overall winners of the ‘ideas competition’ have received a full scholarship for a two-week study tour in London.

The ‘ideas competition gave the students a chance to contribute to the master plan of Tatu City’s Central Business District.



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UoN students pursuing their masters’ degrees in German studies have received this year’s DAAD Scholarships. The ten students were drawn from various African countries.

 



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UoN through its college of Education and External studies and the college of Humanities and Social Sciences has received first years for the Academic calendar 2017/2018.

 The first years have been reporting since Monday, January 9, 2017. 



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The University of Nairobi has been tasked with the mandate of enhancing the understanding of the agreements that World Trade organization (WTO) has made.

This was revealed when the permanent representative to United Nations office in Geneva, Dr. Stephen Karau paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor.



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All Graduates of the 56th Congregation for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas held on December 2, 2016 are requested to collect their certificates at the University of Nairobi Central Examinations Centre, Chiromo Campus in the following order:

 

1.       MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 – FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017

 



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The University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA) members met at the University of Nairobi in a graduate program planning meeting.

 



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The University’s College of Architecture and Engineering, CAE, School of Engineering, has launched ‘an Engineering Fund,’ to support innovation and engineering student projects.



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Rattansi Educational Trust has donated Kshs. 60 Million to both private and public Universities to support needy students pursue their education endeavors.

This was revealed when the Education Trust paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi on Monday, December 19, 2016.



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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II Intergrated) that the commencement dates for the 2017/2018 academic year are as follows:

 

A -      MONDAY, 9TH JANUARY, 2017

 



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The Department of Food and Nutrition at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) will be accredited after undergoing a thorough inspection from the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute, KNDI.



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The Engineering Board of Kenya is within UoN’s College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE) for accreditation of its Bio-systems Engineering Course.

The course that was previously known as Agriculture Engineering and has now been renamed will help sort out issues of food scarcity and food production in the Country.



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The University of Nairobi’s College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (CAVS) hosted the 2016 Conference on Earth System Governance at the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI).

 

The 1st of its kind in Africa and the 7th in its series, the conference was themed Confronting Complexity and Inequality.



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UoN’s Nairobi Innovation Week organizing committee held a breakfast meeting at Intercontinental hotel in Nairobi on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. 

 



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The University of Nairobi has this afternoon; December 7, 2016 unveiled the longest water bowser in the country.

The water bowser carries 15, 000 litres of water and is an average of 6M long.



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The University of Nairobi towers was officially handed over to the University Management by the contractors, China wu Yi, on Monday, December 5, 2016.

 

The ceremony, which took place at the State of the art, Chandaria arts centre was moderated by Prof.  Isaac Mbeche and presided over by Dr. Idle Farah.

 



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The University of Nairobi has celebrated its 56th Graduation ceremony today, December 2, 2016 at the Chancellor’s court.

The Graduation ceremony has seen over 8500 graduands conferred with degrees and diplomas. Graduands were largely drawn from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Health Sciences.

A record of 56 PhDs, 2477 Masters degrees, 5177 Bachelors degrees, 49 Postgrad diplomas, 143 ordinary diplomas and 2 fellowship awards were presented.

 



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been ranked position 201 in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2017.

 

UoN is among the top 300 institutions in the 50 countries included in these rankings and is the only institution from the East African region. 



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56th University of Nairobi graduation ceremony peaked with the rehearsal ceremony being held at the Chancellor’s Court on December 1, 2016.

The ceremony which will be aired live on Citizen TV from 8:00 am will see Over 8,500 graduates being conferred Degrees and awarded Diplomas by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi at the graduation ceremony set for December 2, 2016. 



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaboration to support capacity building among parliamentarians. This was held on November 30, 2016 at the Parliament Buildings.



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UoN is now the third African university to join the World Universities Network (WUN). The other two African universities are the University of Cape Town and the University of Ghana.

 

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been admitted to the World Universities Network (WUN) following an assessment by the Global Universities Network.



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The University of Nairobi hosted the Africa Human Computer Interface, AfriCHI. The first ever conference of its kind brought together scholars from over 21 countries across the globe.

The 3 day conference was themed, 'Building bridges and breaking barriers.'



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20 bright but needy students received scholarships from the Chinese Embassy in a ceremony that was held at Taifa Hall on Monday, November 14, 2016.

The Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Xiu Lianfa presented the scholarship awards. 



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Embu University College, a constituent college of the University of Nairobi held its first graduation on October 1, 2016.

Embu conferred a total of 123 degrees and diplomas. 



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The University of Nairobi Senior Administrators were trained by Federation of Kenyan Employers, FKE. 

The Administrators were drawn from all the 6 colleges of the University. Due to the large number, the administrators were divided into two groups.

 



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) collaborated and held an inaugural public lecture themed ‘Oil and Gas sector in the East African region: Challenges and development’. The Lecture was held at Taifa Hall on July 1, 2016.

Guest Speaker, Hon. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, said that although oil exploration in Kenya started in the 1960s, there have not been enough capitation discussions about the Oil and gas sector in Kenya.

 



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Heads of departments from the Central Administration have been taken thorough sensitization workshop on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity. The aim of the one day training was to help members understand more on corruption, leadership and integrity.



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maktaba hall-JKML
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univeristy of nairobi &  south korean uni sign mou

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today 3ist may 2016 between South Korea‘s Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology and the University of Nairobi. The two universities are to collaborate in the fields of research and academic exchange. This will involve exchange of students, faculty members and research.



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Norfok Hotel,Nairobi
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The University of Nairobi has made history on the 15th day of March, 2016 as the first University in Kenya to have a visitation panel. This Panel has been summoned by the Chancellor, Dr. (Mrs.) Vijoo Rattansi  in accordance to the law of the land and international University education standards.



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Norfok Hotel,Nairobi
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The chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi conferring  PHD's during the 54th graduation ceremony

It was a memorable day for the more than 8,000 graduands who graduated on Friday 4th December 2015. The majority of the graduands were drawn from the colleges of humanities n social studies and from the college of health sciences.



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chancellor's Court
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Pope Francis (Centre) at the celebration of the holy mass -UON grounds

Thousands of pilgrims gathered at the University of Nairobi grounds for a historic mass led by His Holiness Pope Francis. The Pope celebrated the holy mass on his second day of his historic tour to Africa.



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UON GROUNDS - PAPAL ALTAR
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Renewable Energy Discussions with EP Global Energy

The University of Nairobi management discussed the possibility of adopting renewable energy with EP Global, a renowned international company specializing in renewable energy. The meeting took place today at Vice-Chancellors Committee Room today, February 12, 2015.



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UON GROUNDS - PAPAL ALTAR
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Environmental Sustainability Champions

University of Nairobi’s environmental sustainability is on course.  This is according to Registrar Administration Dr. Dismas Bulinda who heads the Central Department Environmental Sustainability Committee.



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Council Committee Room
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The Estates Manager speak during the University Staff training on Corruption Prevention, Ethics and Integrity...



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Main Campus Maktaba Hall (JKML)
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M/s Malti Trio Agencies handed over the project of construction of police post to the University on 3rd June 2016.

 

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Malindi Farrm
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Estate department Prepared the Taifa Hall for the Communication strategy launch dubbed 'Elimika' at the Main Campus, University of Nairobi

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University of Nairobi Malindi Farm
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The cards will serve the purposes of security, identification and as an ATM card, which will enable students’ access the various services simply by swiping.

The idea is being proposed by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and has been successfully implemented by other universities among them: Maasai Mara University, Pwani University, Egerton and Moi University. Higher Education Loans Board has been at the forefront in funding students to enable as many students as possible to afford higher education in the university and technical colleges.



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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has received Kshs. 4.2 million from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for an intellectual property audit.

This is the first intellectual property audit to be done by a university in Africa.



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Chinese business magnate, Jack Ma is scheduled to give a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on July 20, 2017.

Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group, a family of internet-based businesses.

Ma will be in Kenya on two-day visit to Kenya, to share entrepreneurial insights with the country's young people.



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UoN Towers
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Over the last 12 months, AIESEC have been able to help over 100 students to secure exchange programs and student volunteer programs to several countries across the globe. Students have been able to travel to countries like USA, Germany, Poland, Russia, India, China, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi among other countries across the various continents.



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UoN Towers
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ESDA Chair and the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi had a consultation meeting with Prof. Masafumi Nagao, the ESDA Coordinator and research professor at the Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education-Hiroshima University (Japan). Together, they discussed broadly the progress of the first year of ESDA activities that were funded by Africa Development Bank (AfDB).


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UoN Towers
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Unilever Global CEO – Mr. Paul Polman, who was the Chief Guest during the event challenged students to create an impact and be everyday heroes with the little opportunities they are given. On the environment, Polman cautioned the students against the dangers of destroying the environment and exploitation of the available resources. “In 20 years, we shall have more plastics in the ocean, than the fish’, exclaimed Polman.



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UoN Towers
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Elections in Kenya have become a high stakes affair, it is a do or die hence the credibility and preparedness of the electoral commission have been put to test. The commission has been dealing with issues regarding cleaning of the voters register to ensure integrity of the process. American leading audit firm, KMPG had carried out the audit of the voters register and found that close to one million Kenyans who have since passed on are still on the register hence the need for clean-up. The credibility of IEBC have also been brought into limelight following the complaint by the opposition regarding the ballot printing tender



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UoN Towers
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The Rotary Club of Nairobi have today issued a cheque to support bright and needy students from the University of Nairobi College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Club donated a cheque of Kshs. 175,000.  

Speaking during the event, the University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi expressed her gratitude to the Rotary Club for supporting bright and needy students and giving them a chance to pursue higher education. She encouraged Rotary Club officials to also consider endowment fund, where the money will be invested over a long period of time and it’s only the returns that will be used to support many students.



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UoN Towers
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During the event which was held on June 23, 2017, UoN members of staff and students engaged in sports activities such as volleyball, football, netball and basketball and various teams were awarded trophies.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi noted that the commemorative event was an appropriate recognition of the extraordinary progress made and an important reminder that the most profound challenge that still remains is to end the devastating vice in the society.

“To strengthen the set preventive activities, the University has developed a Student Assistance Program (SAP) and  an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) whose specific activities include sensitization campaigns to create awareness, health  education sessions, training (peer counselors/educators), guidance and counseling, orientation of students, appropriate referrals when specialized service is  necessary and  active participation in ADA prevention activities organized by the ADA sub-units and ADA clubs,” he said. The University of Nairobi has a policy on the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.



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8-4-4 BUILDING
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The finance officer would like to advice the university staff, that all the University of Nairobi insurance covers have been renewed.

The policies in place include:

1. Motor Vehicle Policy

2. Group Personal Accident

3. Fire and Peril

4. Burglary

5. Cash in Transit

6. Plate Glass

7. Fidelity Guarantee

8. Public Liability

9. Employers Liability (Common Law Policy)

10. Comprehensive medical insurance cover for staff of PACT COE and CRISS projects.

GPA cover provided is in the event of:

1) Death

2) Permanent total disablement

3) Temporary disablement

4) Medical

5) Last Expense



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8-4-4 BUILDING
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he ceremony which was held on June 12, 2017 was also graced by the Deputy President William Ruto. The Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi led the UoN delegation.
 
The President called on the youth to take advantage of access to education to achieve progress.
“The university will bring economic growth to Nandi Hills town. Let us all strive to expand our economy because no one else will come to develop our country," said the President. “This new university will be opened in two years time.”
 
The Deputy President William Ruto, said that the leaders of the region had insisted that the first course the university college offers should be law to represent the freedom and justice that Koitalel stood for.
 
"We want the university college to produce people who will defend our freedoms and the sovereignty of our nation," he said. The university will also offer business and sports related courses.
 
While thanking the President for the President for appointing UoN to mentor the new university college, the Chancellor, Dr. Rattansi pledged to donate books worth Kshs. 18 Million.


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8-4-4 BUILDING
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The new title vividly captures the life and times of the former vice-chancellor of the University of Nairobi, Prof. Magoha. In his autobiography, Prof. Magoha has shared how his formative years were, captured his family life, his pursuit for education, his thoughts on transformative leadership, his stint as UoN vice-chancellor and the lessons learnt. Through and through, Prof. Magoha celebrates and acknowledges those who played a critical role in his life. The book is published by East African Educational Publishers (EAEP).
 
At the launch on June 14, 2017, speaker after speaker spoke about Prof. Magoha’s leadership acumen and style.
 
“I have the privilege of working with Prof. Magoha as the Chairman of the Kenya National Examinations Council where he is spearheading reforms,” says Dr. Matiang'i. “Prof. Magoha's outlook of life is different. He asks for output from the institutions he leads. Many people make reference to Prof. Magoha when it comes to transformational leadership. If we all serve our nation diligently, Kenya will have great achievements to boast about.”


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University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, has been honoured by the Italian government for her exemplary role in promoting culture and the Italian language in Kenya. She has been at the forefront in strengthening the ties, between the two countries.

The award , ‘Knight of the order of the star of Italy’ is among the highest honours given to Italian citizens who have displayed exemplary performance in the course of their life and in service of country and mankind. The award was presented to her at the Italian Embassy by H.E Mauro Massoni.

The Ambassador, who was speaking during the 71st Independence Day Celebrations noted that the Italian government and the Kenyan government have warm working relations that went a notch higher as President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the G7 Summit in Italy last month.

Over the years, the Italian government has been considerably friendly to the Kenyan government and supported various efforts by the government to transform the country and the living standards of the people.



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UoN was recognized for her inclusiveness and diversity in the workplace. The University as an opportunity employer has recruited persons from all the ethnic groups in Kenya. The University has a policy that caters for employment of persons with disability. This is partly a requirement of the performance contract by the government of Kenya.  The government has put in place measures to ensure that the youth, women and persons living with disabilities are given fair treatment in distribution of tenders and in employment opportunities.

As far as governance and leadership category is concerned, the University was not left behind as its leadership were recognized for the good work and rewarded.  Other companies that were recognized in this category include Centum Investment and BAT.



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8-4-4 BUILDING
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The V.C Prof. Peter Mbithi at the Finance Department stand during the UoN  7th Open Day.

This year’s Open Day has not only attracted the participation of all UoN teaching and non-teaching units but also stakeholders drawn from other industries. The Finance Department is among the exhibitors in the UoN 7th Open Day. The Department offers all Financial services to the University and its Stakeholders.



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UoN Main Campus.
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This year’s Open Day has not only attracted the participation of all UoN teaching and non-teaching units but also stakeholders drawn from industry.

 

Presiding over the opening ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi said that open days give faculty staff the opportunity to interact with prospective students and the public at large, sharing the University’s academic programmes, research outputs and services.

 



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UoN Main Campus
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Prof. Judi Wakhungu, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment receives a gift from Prof. Madara Ogot, Director of Research.

 “Individuals, businesses and governments need to work together since at the heart of Nexus is understanding of interdependencies“, she said. “The government has set in place various measures to address the challenges of water, food and environment. Key among them is developing and implementing policies on water to control irrigation, encouraging the use of solar and renewable energy such as wind, geothermal and solar, national forest policy to grow and sustain a tree cover of 10%, use of biofuels and biomass to supplement energy usage among others.”



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UoN Main Campus
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At a glance, out of the 123 postgraduate grant proposals that were submitted by the University of Nairobi students, 64 have been successful.

We also submitted 64 Collaborative research proposals where University of Nairobi researchers were the lead researchers and 19 of these have been have been successful.

 

Congratulations Grantees. Your hard work has paid off.



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UoN Towers
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The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, Prof. Enos Nthia Njeru and V.C Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The Council Chairperson (ag.), Mrs. Pascalia Koske, noted that the performance contract has been negotiated in a manner that resonates with the public expectations, demonstrates progressive achievement of Vision 2030 Medium Term II targets, benchmarks with international best practices and is fully aligned to the University budget.



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Mr. Tom Mshindi, the Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media Group and Prof. Peter Mbithi, the Vice-Chancellor.

The Nation Media Group (NMG) is the official Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 (NIW2017) media partner. This follows the signing of a working partnership agreement between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and the media house.



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FIMS Section-Main Campus

CAE staff members were trained on Document Tracking System at the FIMS section, a ssytem which analyses document turnaround time. The staff were trained on how to send, receive and track documents movement online. The system is expected to be rolled out at the College immediately.



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FIMS Section
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Editor-in-Chief, Nation Media,Mr.Tom Mshindi  (left), Dr Tonny Omwansa, Bike Share Innovation Champion and Director (C4DLab) at UoN during Bike Share Launch.

The University of Nairobi’s School of Computing and Informatics and the Center for Computing and Development Laboratory (C4DLab) have officially launched the Bike Share Challenge.



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FIMS Section
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University of Nairobi Main Campus

University of Nairobi is the most preffered learning institution by both parents and students in the country, a new study has revealed.

Employers also prefer graduates from the University. The Study



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FIMS Section
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UoN Towers at Main Campus.

The iconic University of Nairobi Towers which was officially handed over by the contractor, China Wu Yi to the University of Nairobi Management in November 2016 is now occupied and in use.

The University of Nairobi Towers is one of the infrastructural projects recently undertaken by the University and is expected to further smoothen the business of teaching, learning and conducting research.



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UoN Towers
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The collaborative MoU that was signed on November 30, 2016, will support in strengthening the capacities of the Administrative Staff and Members of Parliament of Kenya as well as the officials of the 47 Counties of Kenya, Members and Staff of the Legislative Institutions within the East African region and Africa at large.



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UoN Towers
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An Endowment fund  to help the bright and needy students was launched by UON on 2nd September 2015 that have been enrolled in The University.  click here for more

 



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University of Nairobi reviews its online visibility

University of Nairobi Management comprising of the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Heads of Departments from the Central Administration, met to review the university’s online visibility and brand image.



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The WannaCry Ransomware is a massive cyber-attack targeting computers running the Windows operating systems, that locks files in a computer until the owner pays a ransom. The virus has been infecting computers around the world.



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CIA​, Mr. Patrick Agutu at the PC signing ceremony where all departments in Central Administration signed their PCs. The ceremony was held on 27th February, 2017.



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 Internal Auditors participated in a 2 day SMIS training facilitated by ICT staff. The training took place on 7th and 14th March 2017.

 



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The Internal Audit Department carried out IDEA software training on 26th August 2016.
The training aimed at enhancing Internal Auditors' analytical skills.


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Members of staff from the department of audit from all colleges are undergoing an intensive two day sensitization seminar at the central catering unit.



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The University of Nairobi 21 Central Departments signed a Performance Contract with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi at the Council Chambers, Monday, 5th October, 2015.



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Procurement Manager presenting certificates on saturday 8.7.2017 to Safaricom memebers of staff who attended a procurement training where he also gave a talk on best practice in procurement.



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TENDER NO:             UON/T/73/2017/2018

DATE OF NOTICE:  WEDNESDAY JULY 5, 2017

CLOSING DATE:     THURSDAY JULY 20, 2017 at 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the Tender for Supply of Drugs, Surgical Items and Medical Equipment to University Health Services (UHS)



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Main Campus
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  TENDER NO: UON/T/72/2017-2018

  DATE OF NOTICE: WEDNESDAY JULY 5, 2017

 CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY JULY 19, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the Provision of Security Services to University of Nairobi. 

 



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Main Campus
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QUOTATION NO: UON/Q/843/6/2017

DATE OF NOTICE: TUESDAY  JUNE 27,2017

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY JULY 4,2017

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Disposal of  Unserviceable, Obsolete, Surplus Stores and Equipment for Student Welfare Authority.



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Student Welfare Authority
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RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/83/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:  FRIDAY JUNE 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Purchase of Office Furniture  for School of Law – Kisumu Campus



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Main Campus
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RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/82/2016-2017

 DATE OF NOTICE:  FRIDAY JUNE 16, 2017

 CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Purchase of Office Furniture  for School of Law – Kisumu Campus



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Date of Notice: Monday June 19,2017

Closing Date: Monday June 26,2017

Quotation No: UON/CAE/DISPOSAL/003/6/17

The University of Nairobi Invites sealed bids from elegible Candidates for Disposal of Unserviceable/Obsolete items. Viewing of the items will be on Thursday 22 and Friday 23,2017 starting from 9.00am.



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College of Architecture and Engineering/Main Campus, Administration Block, Second Floor,Room. No 217
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QUOTATION NUMBER: UON/Q/138/2016-2017

 DATE OF NOTICE:  TUESDAY JUNE 13, 2017

 CLOSING DATE:   TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Printing of Joining Instruction Document 1st Year Module 1 Students.



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Main Campus
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RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/81/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:  FRIDAY JUNE 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Purchase of Audio Visual Equipment for Moot Court at School of Law – Kisumu Campus.



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Main Campus
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RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/80/2016-2017

 DATE OF NOTICE:  TUESDAY JUNE 13, 2017

 CLOSING DATE:   TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates Procurement of Printer Ribbons, Blank PVCS and Cleaning Kits for Student Identity Cards.



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The Renovation of Mosoriot Teachers Training College is on-going with intention of converting it into a campus of Koitalel Samoei University College under the University of Nairobi.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO.         UON/T/70/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:     TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    MONDAY JUNE 5, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for supply of Ten (10) Network Switches for ICT Centre.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO.         UON/T/69/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:     TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    MONDAY JUNE 5, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for supply of Cleaning Materials for University Business Centre (Reserved for Women)



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO.         UON/T/68/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:     TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    FRIDAY JUNE 2, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for supply of Toners, Ribbons, Storage devices & Assorted Stationery for University Business Centre.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO.        UON/T/67/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:     TUESDAY MAY 16,

CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY JUNE 2, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for supply of Cleaning Materials for University Business Centre.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/66/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:     TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for supply of Royal Satima Bottles for University Business Centre.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/65/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the Proposed Reticulation of Sewer at School of Pharmacy (CHS)



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Main Campus
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 UON/T/64/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:   TUESDAY MAY   16, 2017

 CLOSING DATE:    TUESDAY MAY 30, 2017at 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidate for Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) at Central Examination Centre.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/63/2016-2017

 DATE OF NOTICE:   TUESDAY MAY   16, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    TUESDAY MAY 30, 2017at 10.30AM



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The University held a sensitization training in evaluation of Tenders from 10th -13th April 2017 at the Central Catering Unit (CCU).The programme started with the training of members of Senate on 10th April and closed with the training for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) on the 13th April,2017.



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Mrs.Catherine W.Leiyan  who at her retirement early this year was Secretary Grade E in the Procurement Department.She had worked in the Department for over fifteen  (15) years.She was highly respected by members of the Procurement Department and her counceling skills and mature way of handling work will be missed.



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Ms Jacinter A. Odero has been deployed in procurement as secretary in the Managers Office following the retirement of Mrs Leiyan early this year.Ms Odero joined the University in the year 2000 and has risen through the ranks to the position of Assistant Executive  Secretary Grade E.



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UON/T/62/2016-2017

TUESDAY APRIL 25, 2017

WEDNESDAY MAY 10, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi Invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for Provision of Cleaning Services to the University of Nairobi Towers 



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO.              UON/T/61/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:      TUESDAY APRIL 25, 2017

CLOSING DATE:         WEDNESDAY MAY 10, 2017 AT 10.30AM



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TENDER NO:           UON/T/60/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:      TUESDAY APRIL 25, 2017

CLOSING DATE:    TUESDAY MAY 9, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for tender for Installation of Power Factor Correction Equipment  for the University of Nairobi Electricity Meters



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Main Campus
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Procurement experts from the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management trained staff members from UON on the technical evaluation process.

The three day event targeted representatives from all the colleges. The evaluation process considers things like procurement and disposal plans, issuance of tenders among other things .



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO: UON/T/59/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE: WEDNESDAY MARCH 22, 2017   

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from insurance companies only for Provision of Medical Insurance Cover for KAVI -ICR Staff.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/RT/69/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2017

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2017 AT 11.00 AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the Proposed Renovation Works to Mosoriot Campus.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/RT/69/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY  FEBRUARY 14, 2017

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2017 AT 11.00 AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the ProposedRenovation Works to Mosoriot Campus.

 



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Main Campus
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RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/71/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:  THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2017

CLOSING DATE:   THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2017 AT 10.00AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Audit Services for IAVI Grant Project.



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Main Campus
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   RESTRICTED TENDER NUMBER: UON/RT/68/2016-2017

  DATE OF NOTICE:  THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2017

   CLOSING DATE:   THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2017 AT 10.00AM

The University of Nairobi Invites Sealed bids from eligible for Audit Serviices for Enviroment for Development Initiative - Kenya (EFD - Kenya Project)

 



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TENDER NO      : UON/T/58/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE   : WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2017

CLOSING DATE :  THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2017 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the Supply and Installation of a Prefabricated Block at College of Biological & Physical Sciences (CBPS)

 



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TENDER NO       :  UON/T/57/2016/2017

NOTICE DATE    : WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2017

CLOSING DATE : WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Tender for the Construction of Boundary Wall at the College of Health Sciences



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO          :    UON/T/56/2016/2017

DATE OF NOTICE :   WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2017

CLOSING DATE    :   WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017 at 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the Tender forSupply of Medical Laboratory Supplies to University Health Services (UHS)



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO: UON/RT/58/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:  WEDNESDAY JANUAY 11, 2017

TENDER NO: UON/RT/58/2016-2017

TENDER NAME: PROVISION OF MEDICAL INSURANCE COVER FOR COEHM PROJECT STAFF 2016-2017



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Main Campus
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SECTION –I   INVITATION TO RESTRICTED TENDER

NOTICE DATE: FRIDAY DECEMBER 9, 2016

RESTRICTED TENDER NO: UON/RT/64/2016-2017

TENDER NAME:  Audit Services for Ebola 1 Grant

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for Audit Services for Ebola 1 Grant Sponsored Clinical Trials.



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Main Campus
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The Procurement Department today Wednesday 23rd November 2016 held a Suppliers & Contractors sensitization workshop targeting youth, women and persons living with disabilities owned firms.



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Main Campus
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The University of Nairobi intends to construct the proposed Koitalel Samoei University College in Nandi Hills Town.The proposed institution shall comprise of Administration Block,School of Business,School Of Law,Auditorium,Library and Student Welfare Facilities on 100 acres of land.

The University of Nairobi now invites interested and experienced specialists contractors registred under NCA 1 or (where applicable) to submit their expression of interest.

Please follow the link below for more information.



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Procurement managers office administration block 1st floor room 104
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The University of Nairobi has the following Restricted Tender. For more details follow the link below.

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Procurement managers office administration block 1st floor room 104
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The University of Nairobi has the following Restricted Tender for purchase of computers.Please follow the link below  for more information.

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Procurement Managers Office,Administration Block 1st floor room 104
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TENDER NO. UON/T/55/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE:   WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26, 2016

 CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2016 AT 10.30AM

 

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for Supply of Reading Desk and Chairs for the Library



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TENDER NO. UON/T/53/2016/2017

 DATE OF NOTICE:   WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26, 2016

 CLOSING DATE:     THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2016 at 10.30AM

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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/52/2016/2017

DATE OF NOTICE:   WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26, 2016

CLOSING DATE:    WEDNESAY NOVEMBER 9, 2016 at 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidate for Supply of

5 No. Dental Units



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/51/2016/2017

DATE OF NOTICE:   WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26, 2016

CLOSING DATE:     WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2016 at 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the tender for Supply Installation and Support of Comprehensive Corporate Antivirus Software License



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The Deputy Vice Chancellor A&F Prof.Isaac Mbeche,Chief Internal Auditor Mr.Patric Agutu and the Procurement Manager Mr.Joseph Mokaya  during the training for Inspection and Acceptance  Committees meeting held at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library.



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JKML Library-KENET boardroom
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The University of Nairobi now invites interested and experienced Contractors Registered under NCA 1 to submit their Expression of Interest for the construction  works for the Proposed University of Nairobi Koitalel Samoei University College in Nandi Hills Town.

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Main Campus
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TENDER NO: UON/T/50/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:  WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

 CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2016 AT 10.30 AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the Tender for Provision of Waste Management Services to the University of Nairobi.



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TENDER NO:            UON/T/49/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE:   WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

CLOSING DATE:     THURSDAY   OCTOBER 13, 2016 AT 10.30AM



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TENDER NO           :   UON/T/48/2015/2016

DATE OF NOTICE   : WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

CLOSING DATE       : WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12,    2016 at 10.30 AM

The University of Nairobi now invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates to purchase of Assets.



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/47/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2016 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the Leasing of Restaurant Space – Level 5 at University of Nairobi  Towers, Harry Thuku Road.



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Main Campus
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The Procurement Manager held a consultative meeting with the Senior Managers of Victoria Furniture's



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Procurement Managers Office
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TENDER NO: UON/T/46/2016-2017

DATE OF NOTICE: TUESDAY AUGUST 23, 2016

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 AT 10.30AM

The UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI   invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for Lease of Additional Advertisement Sites within the University of Nairobi Premises.

 



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO: UON/T/45/2016-2017

NOTICE DATE: TUESDAY AUGUST 23, 2016

CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed tenders from eligible candidate for the Purchase of High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) System.

 



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Main Campus
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TENDER NO. UON/T/44/2016/2017

  DATE OF NOTICE:   TUESDAY AUGUST 23, 2016

 CLOSING DATE:    TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6,   2016 at 10.30am



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Main Campus
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The Procurement Manager being shown the progress of Procurement website by the Deputy Director ICT Mr. Paul Kariuki



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CHIROMO CAMPUS-ICT
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University play Ground- CCU
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TENDER NO.      UON/T/34/2015-2016

NOTICE DATE:   THURSDAY JUNE 9, 2016

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2016 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible candidates for SUPPLY OF LECTURE/ CONFERENCE CHAIRS FOR TAIFA HALL

 



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TENDER NO. UON/T/33/2015-2016

NOTICE DATE: THURSDAY JUNE, 9 2016

CLOSING DATE: THURSDAY 23, 2016 AT 10.30AM

The University of Nairobi invites sealed bids from eligible Candidates for the Paving works for Driveway between Hall 1 and 3 Lower State House Road Hostels

 



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Main Campus
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  TENDER NO           :   UON/T/32/2015/2016

  DATE OF NOTICE   : THURSDAY JUNE 9, 2016

  CLOSING DATE       : THURDAY JUNE 23,    2016 at 10.30am

The University of Nairobi now invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates to purchase Assets   



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Main Campus
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My argument is that:  Direct Procurement Method is only applicable on ground of urgency or emergency when life and property are threatened and other methods are not practical.  Lack of “reasonable” substitutes does not hold any water.

According to Section (74), a procuring entity may use direct procurement if the following are satisfied:



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MAIN CAMPUS
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A visually impaired student receives a special laptop from the Procurement Manager
 



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MAIN CAMPUS
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The first years who reported in the month of September had a whole week of orientation within the University. The new students were from different faculties, schoools and department. Director Security and Safety Services congratulated the newcomers for being lucky to join the most presitiuos university in the country, but cautioned them against involving in crime related activities. 



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The University of Nairobi Security personnel in collaboration with state security agenicies provided a security coverage during the 56th graduation ceremony which was held on 2nd of December 2016. Security wise the ceremony was a success.  



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On June 10 & 11, 2016, security department web champions participated in a website training workshop at the ICT Corporate lab

 The champions were drawn from all the central departments and university of Nairobi satellite campus. The aim of the web drive was to sensitive the champions on the different web parameters and uploading content on the websites.



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ICT Corporate lab
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On June 2, 2016, the Director Security Security and Safety Services  teamed up with the Estates Manager and Manager Construction and maintenance in an inspection of the newly constructed police post at the University's malindi farm. The project has been completed and is awaiting handing over to the Local security management committee.



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ICT Corporate lab
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Following the terror attacks in France, the Inspector General of Police has called on all Kenyans to be extra vigilant and alert.

The Inspector General cautioned: “Whilst we in the police have stepped up vigilance, we call on the public to exercise maximum levels of alertness. Report any suspicious activity and/or persons to the police or any security agency for action. Let’s work together to protect our motherland”



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ICT Corporate lab
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TERROR THREAT ALERT!

The Inspector General of police has warned that the Al shabaab terror group is planning to infiltrate through Kenyan borders during the ongoing rainy season and launch terror attacks in Coast, North Eastern and Nairobi regions.

He has however reassured Kenyans that the security agencies are working round the clock to safeguard the country from the threat and requested all citizens to collaborate with the security agencies as they execute this noble duty.



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ICT Corporate lab
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ANTI-TERRORISM AWARENESS



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ICT Corporate lab
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New Water Bowser Commissioned

A new water bowser has been commissioned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Affairs at the Transport Section. The 40,000 litres water bowser was commissioned today, December, 7, 2016.



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World Malaria Day is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control.



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Nairobi kenya
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The University of Nairobi will on Thursday December 1, 2016 join the rest of the world in celebrating World AIDS Day whose theme this year is ' HANDS UP FOR HIV PREVENTION - Lets Engage, Prevent & Celebrate'



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Kenya Science Campus, Nairobi
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University Health Services (UHS) today Thursday19th October held a Sensitization workshop for members of the Construction and Maintenance Department. The one day training was on HIV/AIDS, Alcohol &Drug Abuse Prevention.



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Kenya Science Campus, Nairobi
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Staff members from University Health Services (UHS) have undergone one day training on how to use University Health Management Information System (UHMIS). This is an in-house developed health automated system intended to be used by physicians, nurses and pharmacists.



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ICTC Corporate Lab
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The University of Nairobi invites you to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2016.

Date: June 24, 2016

Venue: College of Education and External Studies (Kikuyu Campus)

Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm



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Kikuyu Campus
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“Plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products. It kills the glamour, which is appropriate for a product that kills people,” - WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan.



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Geneva
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The University of Nairobi will on December 1, 2015 join the rest of the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. The celebrations will be held at the Lower Kabete Campus along Lower Kabete Road and hosted by University Health Service. There will be speeches, entertainment, counseling and testing for HIV, screening for cervical and prostate cancer among other activities.



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Lower Kabete Campus
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The Ministry of Health has released Kenya’s first-ever oral health survey report 2015, on dental health issues affecting the population. This survey was conducted in conjunction with The University of Nairobi School of Dental Sciences and the Wrigley Company (EA)



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Lower Kabete Campus
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Lets Develop --Our Lives -- Our Communities -- Our Identities -- Without Drugs

University of Nairobi will on June 26, 2015 join the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The theme for this year's celebration is 'Let us develop - Our Lives - Our Communities - Our Identities - Without Drugs.



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University of Nairobi, Kenya
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World Sickle Cell Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 in order to increase the awareness about the sickle cell disease and its cure among the common public. It was celebrated first time on 19th of June in 2009.

The theme for this year's event is 'Know Your Status'



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Nairobi, Kenya
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World Blood Donor Day 2015

The theme of this year’s campaign is "Thank you for saving my life".

It focuses on thanking blood donors who save lives every day through their blood donations and strongly encourages more people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily and regularly with the slogan “Give freely, give often. Blood donation matters.”



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Treating children infected with HIV usually means getting them to take bad tasting life-saving medicine.

This could soon change after regulators in the US approved anti-retroviral drugs in the form of tiny pellets that can be added to food.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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The theme for this year is: End Fistula, Restore Women's Dignity!

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without treatment.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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ISH has launched three posters for World Hypertension Day focusing on facts about high blood pressure. We invite you to download these posters and use these during any activity that you are organising. Remember to mark the day!

World Hypertension Day poster 1

World Hypertension Day poster 2



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Nairobi, Kenya
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The WHD was first inaugurated in May 2005 and has become an annual event ever since. The purpose of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemic.

The theme for 2015 is Know your Numbers.

World Hypertension Day logo



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Nairobi, Kenya
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On Sunday April 12, 2015 at around 5.30 am, there were blasts occasioned by a faulty underground electrical cable, next to a transformer, supplying power to Kimberly Hostel at Kikuyu Campus.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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World Health Day will be celebrated on 7 April, with WHO highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with food safety under the slogan “From farm to plate, make food safe.”



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Foodborne diseases outbreaks have devastating health and economic consequences in both developed and developing countries. WHO identified the need to estimate the full extent of the disease burden associated with unsafe food.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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As part of its global strategy to decrease the burden of foodborne diseases, WHO identified the need to communicate simple global health messages based on scientific evidence to train all types of food handlers, including consumers.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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5th Annual East African Health & Scientific Conference & International Health Exhibition & Trade Fair Booklet (PDF 3.3 MB)

The fifth annual East African scientific conference and international health exhibition and trade fair will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 25th - 27th march, 2015.



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Kampala, Uganda
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Kenya’s ministry of health on Thursday March 19, 2015 launched a three-year strategic plan to revitalize the war against tuberculosis (TB), which is the fourth leading cause of deaths in the country.

The launch of 2015-2018 National Strategic Plan for tuberculosis marks a significant milestone in the war against a major public health challenge in Kenya.



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Nairobi, Kenya
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See the link below for job opportunities at the University Health Services. Please note that the advertisement also has vacancies from other departments within the university.

http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/node/9084

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.ONLYSHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.



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University of Nairobi, Nairobi
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The Vice-Chancellor (4rd right) with CAE Academic Board



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Nairobi, Kenya
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The University of Nairobi formally installed the seventh Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi in a colourful ceremony held in Taifa Hall.



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Taifa Hall, UoN
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The 2017 open day began today 25th May 2017at the main campus. This is a forum that encourages potential students to visit the university to learn more on the programmes offered. The theme for this year is quality and innovative education to sustain industrial growth.

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MAIN CAMPUS-HYSLOP PARKING LOT
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Prof Meoli Kashorda, the CEO KENET, with a team of managers from KENET  paid a courtesy call to the University of Nairobi ICTC Centre. He was received by the Director ICTC Christopher Moturi,  Deputy Directors and other Head of Sections of the Centre.



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ICT BOARDROOM
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The ICT Department today Tuesday 23rd May 2017 conducted an evaluation exercise of the department. The aim of the evaluation was to gauge how much the department has achieved in terms of the webometrics parameters. These parameters are; impact, excellence, transparency, openness.



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ICT BOARDROOM
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The just concluded 2017 Triple Helix summit held at the University of Nairobi was all about Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The theme for this year was ‘’Accelerating the Attainment of SDG’s through ICT +Data’’.

Triple Helix is a methodology of how to reach sustainability; going beyond teaching to reach/achieve development



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ICT BOARDROOM
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A panelist at the 2017 Triple Helix Summit, Mr. Benson Kimani discussed in detail on the roadmap and domestication of SDG’s and what Kenya needs to achieve these goals in order to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.

The strategic areas of focus on the roadmap include:



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UON TOWERS
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On Thursday 6th April a panel of experts engaged the audience on the role of ICT and data on the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.



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UON TOWERS-MANU CHANDARIA CENTRE
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Administrators from various schools were today 29th march 2017 given a refresher course on online application and rolling admissions systems. This system was first used in the September 2016 intake and it has now been rolled out to 2017 January and may intake.



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ict Corporate lab
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(Finland Ambassador H.E Tarja Fernandez)



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UON TOWERS lECTURE HALL 401
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(Seated:left is the outgoing ICT Director Dr. Ibrahim Otieno and on the right is the new Director Mr. Christopher Moturi together with ICT staff)



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ICT BOARDROOM-CHIROMO
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Dr. Ibrahim Otieno is the Director ICT. He has served in this capacity from May 2012 up to date. The Director took some time to talk to us on work, family and future aspirations.

How would you describe Dr. Ibrahim Otieno?

I consider myself to be a loyal worker, dedicated, committed and a self-motivated person. I am also highly skilled with vast experience in Management of ICT.



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ICT BOARDROOM-CHIROMO
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The Maintenance Section is one of the core sections of ICT. It is the section mandated to ensure the purchase, replacement and implementation of critical equipment at the Data Centre and offices. This equipment include; the Interruptible Power System,(UPS), Line Printers, Air Conditioners (ACs) generators and all other machinery used in the offices.



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ICT BOARDROOM-CHIROMO
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THE 2017 Nairobi Innovation Week is set to run from 6th to 10th March 2017. This is the best platform for local startups to showcase their innovations. The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, a strategic partner of the Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) initiated the Nairobi Innovation Week. Startups (NIW.Startups) to enhance local startups.



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ICT BOARDROOM-CHIROMO
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The 2017 Nairobi innovation week will be held in March. This was revealed by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi who was speaking to potential partners at the Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 breakfast meeting. The meeting was held with the purpose of seeking more partners for the innovation week.



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ICT BOARDROOM-CHIROMO
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Members of staff from various departments in Central were today 3rd November trained on how to use the staff clearance and staff movement systems.

Staff movement is a system that will enable the administration track records of staff during internal transfers, show any staff away on study leave, sabbatical leave or maternity leave, and staff who are away from the office on work travel.



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MASTERS COMPUTING LAB
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The University of Nairobi has been officially admitted to Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). This is following the participation of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi in Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN) in Perth, Australia and the evaluation of UoN by the global Universities Network.



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MASTERS COMPUTING LAB
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The Nairobi Innovation Week 2017 (NIW2017) will be held between March 6th and 10th 2017. The Theme for NIW2017 is "Innovating to Solve Pressing Local and Global Challenges". If you would like to participate by submitting a research paper, kindly consider the following sub themes:

 

1. Agents of Change: Children, Adolescent and Young Adults

 

2. Tools to Enable and Facilitate Innovations

 

3. The Startup Movement as an avenue for solving pressing challenges

 



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MASTERS COMPUTING LAB
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Two University of Nairobi Students have come up with a mobile application called MealTime that aims at offering a solution in the Student Welfare Association (SWA) Kitchens. The app aims at reducing queues, fastening the serving processes and enable advanced feedback system at the Student Masses within the University of Nairobi.



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MASTERS COMPUTING LAB
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The University of Nairobi joined other Stakeholders in celebrating the 10th International day of Non-Violence. The event was held at Taifa Hall on Monday 3rd October 2016. This day also coincides with the 147th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi



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Taifa Hall
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A team of 3 ICT members of staff visited Mombasa Campus on Friday 30th September 2016 ahead of the Commission for University Education (CUE) Audit which will take place later this month of October. The purpose of the visit was to ascertain that all ICT services at the Campus were CUE compliant in line with the World Class Status of the University of Nairobi.



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Taifa Hall
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Staff members from University Health Services (UHS) have undergone one day training on how to use University Health Management Information System (UHMIS). This is an in-house developed health automated system intended to be used by physicians, nurses and pharmacists.



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Taifa Hall
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UON and Housing Finance have entered into discussions on projects where the two institutions can collaborate. These projects include student scholarships, student accommodation, staff housing and credit facilities to staff.



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Council Chambers
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Senior Administrators from the University of Nairobi have undergone intensive two day training on labor laws. The training was conducted by The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) on 15th and 16th September 2016.



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Central Catering Unit (CCU)
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A public lecture entitled ‘Oil and Gas sector in the East African region: Challenges and development’ was held today 1st July 2016 at the University of Nairobi. The lecture was held in collaboration with Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC).



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TAIFA HALL
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In sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya is among the few that has the lowest number of illiterate youth. Over the last 15 years there has only been 2% increase in adult and youth literacy. These observations were made by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) specialist Mr. Hassan Abdi   when he visited the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi in his office today June 29Th 2016



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Vice-Chancellor's Office
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A new book by Mwangi Mathai - Beyond Poverty and Vulnerability in Kenya has been launched by University of Nairobi Press.

The launch was presided by P.L.O. Lumumba, the Director, Kenya School of Law urged the youth to see Africa as a rich continent as this is the only way that we can stop the culture of dependency and put more effort in building and liberating Africa.



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EDUCATION BULDING
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UON will continue to strengthen its existing relationship and collaborations with Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). This was discussed in meeting held between the two organizations that were attended by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and Prof. Adipala Ekwamu, the Executive Secretary, RUFORUM.



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EDUCATION BULDING
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(Vice Chancellor Prof. Mbithi & President of Galilee Institute Dr. Joseph Shevel)

Discussions on collaboration between the University of Nairobi and Galilee International Management Institute-based in Northern Israel have started. The discussions took place in a meeting that was attended by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and the President of Galilee Institute Dr. Joseph Shevel.



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EDUCATION BULDING
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ICT Centre staff held a meeting today 20th June 2016 to check on the progress made so far by all the different sections of the department.



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ICT boardroom
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The 2nd International day of Yoga was held at the University of Nairobi grounds on June 19th 2016. The Event was graced by top dignitaries including sports cabinet secretary Dr.Hassan Wario who represented the Deputy President Willian Ruto.

Dr. Hassan Wario said that Yoga is a wholistic approach to the total wellbeing of a person. It is also a way of living healthy



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graduation squire
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(David meets Mrs. Margaret Fountain, The Global Benefactor of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation)



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Bagshot Park, Surrey,London
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Today, 14th June 2016 marked International Blood Donor Day with the theme for this year being ‘blood connects all of us’.

Speaking during the event, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi thanked the organizers for choosing to host the event at the University of Nairobi. ‘it is a demonstration that you have a high regard for this university'.



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Great Court
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Web Champions from Central Administration have gone through an extensive web drive. The champions were drawn from all the central departments and other university of Nairobi satellite campus. The aim of the web drive was to sensitive the champions on the different web parameters and how to go about adding or uploading content on the websites.



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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All web champions from the central departments will undergo a thorough training on matters website. The aim of the training is to enable all the people involved in the websites, to be in a position to post and upload content for their various departments.



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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A capacity building workshop was held today 8th June 2016 at JKML. The workshop was attended by Heads of Departments and staff members from the Central Administration.



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Maktaba Hall- Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library
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The Vice Chancellor Professor Mbithi held a meeting today 6th June 2016 with all the Department Heads from the Central Administration. The meeting took place at the Confucius Institute (ED 213).

The aim of the meeting was discuss matters website and to update all the central heads how their departments were performing on presence, openness, visibility and impact. these are the indicaotrs used in the webmetrics to rank Universities.



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Confucius Institute (ED 213).
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miss maimuna hussein receiving an award

The University of Nairobi held a prize presentation ceremony today 20th May at Taifa Hall. The ceremony was held to recognize outstanding students in the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 academic years.



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taifa hall
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vc meets oil and gas stakeholders in the country

Permanent Secretary for Shipping and Maritime Affair, Mrs. Nancy Karigithu, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi. During the visit Mrs. Nancy tasked the University with producing engineers that will be useful in oil and gas exploration



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council chambers
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training trainers on how to use post graduate tracking system

(trainers at the ICT corporate laboratory)

Trainers have undergone an intense workshop/training on how to use the Postgraduate Academic Tracking Information System. The trainers comprise of Web Administrative Officers OIC’s (Officer in Charge), Deans, Directors, Chairmen of Departments, Faculty Admins and Exam Officers.



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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The website team is currently undertaking a website drive in all the colleges. This is in an effort to boost the website web ranking indicators. The webometrics ranking is done after every six months. In the last web ranking the university was ranked 6th in Africa and 855 worldwide.



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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The University of Nairobi has in the recent years made concerted effort in positioning itself as the regional innovation and technology hub. This has seen the institution continually develop system after system to ease operations and also push the university to the next level in matters technology. 

The University of Nairobi has now fully integrated Information Communication and Technology in most of its operations. This year alone, the University has launched two systems; Online Application Information System and Research Grant Management Information System (RGMIS).



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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The data communication team has this week done an overhaul of the whole CBPS PABX (Private Automatic Branch Exchange) communication. This is an effort to increase efficiency in the telephone communication, and upgrade of the telecommunications to a much newer technology, reduce noise and increase in customer handling capacity.

PABX is an automatic telephone switching system which allows and controls the sharing of different phone lines between different communication devices



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ICT Corporate Laboratory
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The 2016 innovation week roadmap has officially kicked off. This year’s innovation week will take place from the 1st of August all through to 5th August. The 2016 innovation week will focus on partnerships for innovations that truly impact people and societies.



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Vice Chancellor's Parlour
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The University of Nairobi mid-year performance for the period 2015/2016 was reviewed by a team from the Department of Performance Contracting.



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Vice Chancellor's Parlour
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ICT staff members took the Oath of Confidentiality at the Council Chambers today Monday 21st March 2016. The vetting process started today and will be conducted on all members of staff of UON.



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council chambers
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(Eng. George Tanui C.E.O konza Techno city (KTC))

A Public Forum on Innovation –‘The Role of Universities in Building Kenya’s Innovation Ecosystem was held today Tuesday February 23rd 2016 at Taifa Hall. The guest speaker at the forum was Engineer George Tanui who is the Chief Executive Officer for Konza Techno City.



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TAIFA HALL
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ICT Centre is currently sensitizing staff on how to secure information. The training is running for five days; from 29th February to 3rd march 2016.  Some of the security measures being taught to the staff include: preventive maintenance, operating system activities, help desk, active directory, passwords and the internet.



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ICT Centre Corporate Laboratory
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The Research Grants Management Information System (RGMIS) was launched today, 24th February 2015 at CCU by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi

Most of the researches in the University of Nairobi are managed using the manual system which has challenges particularly in terms of coordination and streamlining of the grant management processes and inability to effectively track research activities, information and outputs.



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CENTRAL CATERING UNIT
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C4DLab, the University of Nairobi Innovation Hub has started a training program to help people create innovations in partnership with UNICEF and INTEL.

DESIGN THINKING

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



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CENTRAL CATERING UNIT
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ICT CENTRE

Analysis of the Ranking Web of Universities-January 2016

1.Introduction



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CENTRAL CATERING UNIT
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(ICT Website Team)

The University Nairobi has performed excellent in the just concluded webometrics rank. The university has been placed at position 6th in Africa and 697 worldwide.

This is a great improvement as compared to previous years and it is also the best position that the university has ever obtained since the ranking was introduced.



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ICT Centre boadroom
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The training of trainers on ORCid (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) and TurnItIn has started. The training is currently underway at the ICT laboratory at the JKML (Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library).

The trainers are going through an intense one day training on how to use an ORCiD account and TurnItIn Software. After the training, they will be sent to the various colleges to assist the lecturers and other members of staff to sign up with ORCiD and how to check for plagiarism using TurnItIn.



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ICT Laboratory -Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML)
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(Israel Ambassador, H.E. Yahel Vilan)

The University of Nairobi hosted the Israeli Government to commemorate the Holocaust Remembrance Day. The United Nations declared 27th of January the International Holocaust Day.



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8.4.4 BUILDING
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Researchers in the university have been urged to sign up with ORCiD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). ORCiD is a unique digital identifier that uniquely distinguishes one researcher to another especially those sharing same or similar names. ORCiD helps a researcher to easily and uniquely attach his identity to research objects such as datasets, equipment, articles, media stories, citations, experiments, patents, and notebooks.



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8.4.4 BUILDING
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The University of Nairobi has received over 500 TurnItIn licences which are valid for one year. The Turnitin Software is anti-plagiarism software that detects any similarity in a given paper from other sources. The paper is checked against over millions of other student papers and any similarity is detected by the software.



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Library Boadroom
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The University of Nairobi has acquired anti-plagiarism software –turnItIn. This is one if not the best anti plagiarism software that is used by many institutions of higher learning across the globe.

The software is able to detect and highlight any similarity in the paper.  The similarity rate shows the percentage of matching text, as well as sources for the text that was used in the student's paper.



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Library Boadroom
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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) earlier on launched Huduma Centre which is located at the Education Building

This is one of the largest colleges with a large student body and so the launch of one stop shop will go a long way in service delivery and customer satisfaction. The Centre will aide in bringing services closer to the customers and also aide in faster delivery as all services will be accessed under one roof.



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Library Boadroom
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The website team has hit the ground running this New Year. The team is already putting more effort to ensure the university of Nairobi continue to be ranked and recognized as an academic giant not just in Africa but the world over.



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ICTC BOARDROOM
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The National Research Fund (NRF) has released to the University of Nairobi Ksh.4.8m being funding for 20 postgraduate students whose research projects were competitively selected for funding.

The successful applicants submitted proposals consideration of funding for the 2015/2016 7th Call for MSc/MA and PhD research proposals sent out by the National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI). The funding was aimed at supporting the research component of the postgraduate applicants programmes. 

See list of recipients below:



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Chinese business magnate, Jack Ma is scheduled to give a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on July 20, 2017.
Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of the Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group, a family of internet-based businesses.



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University of Nairobi Towers
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Yesterday, the University of Nairobi received funding of Ksh.4.2m from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The cheque, presented by the Managing Director, Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) on behalf of WIPO, is intended to support the carrying out of an institutional intellectual property audit.

IP audits are important as it captures the number of IP assets and the value that can be attached to the IP.



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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all students that the University will close on Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017 to Sunday, 20th August, 2017 inclusive.

This is to allow students to prepare and participate in the General Elections scheduled for August 8, 2017.



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