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It’s all systems go for registration & orientation of new students

The University of Nairobi has put in place an efficient online system to register new students and take them through orientation. In addition, the teaching and learning will take place virtually. The new students have been admitted to the Colleges of Architecture and Engineering, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Biological and Physical Sciences, Education and External Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, and the ODeL Campus.

Vice-Chancellor’s Reforms Agenda

You recall that when I assumed the office of the Vice Chancellor, I promised to provide leadership and initiate reforms that will make our University great through relevance and impact. My short experience in the office has accorded me the insights into the areas that need urgent reforms to unlock more potential for growth and sustainability.

We are at a critical stage where change in the way we conduct our business is inevitable.

I therefore wish to outline my five 5 point reform agenda aimed at transforming the University into

UoN and BASF Collaborate to support COVID-19 Efforts

The University of Nairobi through the Department of Chemistry has collaborated with  BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, to produce a handwash that will be distributed for free in urgent need areas as part of the company’s global “Helping Hands” initiative.  Read more..........


The University of Nairobi has continued with its online learning amid the Covid-19 with the next batch of students joining the institution being prepped for an unprecedented first-ever semester of their post-secondary life. 

In a statement issued on Monday, August 10, the institution disclosed that incoming first-year students or 'freshers' will be required to report to the institution virtually in an exercise expected to take place on Monday, August 31, more...




[DEADLINE 26/8] Apply Now Martha Farrell Fellowships 2020

Apply now for a Martha Farrell Fellowship for the opportunity to receive specialist training to help your university overcome barriers to equality. These fellowships offer staff members from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (of which the University of Nairobi is a member) with training and support to introduce an effective anti-sexual harassment initiative at their home university.

Research funding available for PHD students already enrolled in the University

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence for Non-Communicable Diseases(ACE-NCD) hosted by the University of Nairobi (Kenya) is a partnership of five African Universities including the University of Ghana (Ghana)University of Ibadan (Nigeria), Makerere University (Uganda), and University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa). The ACE-NCD provides a platform for creation of a long-term