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Engineering and Science Complex top on the agender during meeting with French Ambassador to Kenya

The Vice Chancellor, Prof Stephen Kiama, held a breakfast meeting with the French Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Mrs. Aline KUSTER-MENAGER, on Thursday morning 18th Feb 2021, at the French Embassy in Kenya. Accompanying the VC was the Director of University Advancement and Institutional Development, Mr. Brian Ouma and Programs Manager Ms. Anne Nkoidila.

Resource Mobilization and why is it important to an Institution

As a resource mobilization department of the university, it was key to share this article from the internet, which clearly elaborates what resource mobilization is and its importance to an organization.

What is Resource Mobilization and Why is it so Important?

The 64th Graduation Ceremony

The Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi has conferred honorary degrees of the University of Nairobi on Prof. Julia Ojiambo, Chair of Council and Prof. Micere Mugo at the 64th Graduation Ceremony. The two have now joined the list of eminent persons who have received the prestigious award bringing the number of honorary degree holders of the University of Nairobi to 35. In addition, a record 5,709 have been conferred degrees and awarded diplomas at the graduation ceremony held on December 11, 2020 at the Great Court, Main Campus.

Courtesy call to the VC by REA Vipingo Managing Director

The Managing Director of REA Vipingo Plantations Limited, Mr. Neil Cuthbert, paid a courtesy call to the Vice Chancellor on Thursday morning 12th Nov 2020. Representing the VC was Director of University Advancement, Mr. Brian Ouma.

Top on the agenda was partnership between REA Vipingo and UoN. REA Vipingo were in the process of expanding their operations in Kibwezi, where UoN has land. Mr. Cuthbert was seeking to lease and utilize some of the land UoN holds in Kibwezi for plantation of sisal.

History made as 2,851 graduate virtually

A record 2,851 graduands were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi at the 63rd Graduation Ceremony on September 25, 2020 held at the Great Court.

The graduates who followed the ceremony virtually consisted of 54 Doctor of Philosophy Degree Awards (PhDs), 370 Master Degree Awards, 15 Postgraduate Diploma Awards, 2045 Bachelor Degree Awards and 367 Diploma Awards.

UoN @ 50: The 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.