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Emergence of the All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition: Creating Awareness about Food Loss and Waste and Sustainable Solutions

The 74th United Nations General Assembly designated 29 September as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, recognizing the fundamental role that sustainable food production and consumption plays in promoting food security and nutrition. Observance of this day globally marks a clear call to action for all stakeholders in both the public and private sectors to bolster efforts to reduce food loss and waste.

RESEARCH WEEK 2020

The 3rd Research Week 2020 is scheduled for October 12 -16, 2020. The annual event, hosted by the University of Nairobi, will feature 13 different conferences covering a diverse range of academic disciplines and is expected to bring together over 1,000 participants comprising researchers, scholars, students and practitioners from all over the world.

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI GRADUATES 2800 STUDENTS

More than 2,800 students from the University of Nairobi, graduated on Friday September 25, 2020 virtually. The  event was due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The 50-year-old institution is also gearing towards its research week that will take place between 12th and 16th next month, as the institution joins hands with other researchers in finding a COVID 19 vaccine.

UoN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CLASS OF 1970 ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2020/2021

The UoN School of Medicine Class of 1970 Alumni led by Dr. Betty Gikonyo and Dr. Frank Njenga offers five (5) scholarships to bright but needy students in the School of Medicine (MBChB) for the first years who joined the University on 31st August 2020.

Eligibility

1)    Students MUST be from a needy background and have demonstrated financial need under the Needy Students Program of the University of Nairobi

PROPOSED GUIDELINES ON STUDENT PROGRESSION

Academic progression is a critical process of studentship. It refers to the process of the

student advancing from one level/stage to another during the course of study in a

particular degree programme. It entails maintaining a satisfactory level of academic

achievement in each of the teaching and learning periods and for the overall course, by

satisfying the board of examiners and Senate. It is important for students to achieve and

maintain satisfactory academic progression to sustain their studentship. Such progression

University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kiama, welcomes freshmen to UoN

The Vice-Chancellor, UoN, Prof. Kiama, today welcomes more than 8,000 students.  He was speaking when he announced the admission of new students to the University.  He urged the freshmen to equip themselves with laptop or tablets to enable them access online classes and resources. ...Read more the star.co.ke-d

Research Week 2020: Register to attend any of the 13 conferences

The 3rd Research Week 2020 is scheduled for October 12 -16, 2020. The annual event, hosted by the University of Nairobi, will feature 13 different conferences covering a diverse range of academic disciplines and is expected to bring together over 1,000 participants comprising researchers, scholars, students and practitioners from all over the world.

UoN at 50: Our History

It is a time to celebrate. The University of Nairobi marks 50 years since it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya on July 1, 1970.

The University of Nairobi owes its origin to several developments in higher education within the country and the region. The idea of an institution for higher learning in Kenya goes back to 1947 when the Kenya Government drew up a plan for the establishment of a technical and commercial institute in Nairobi.