The seven day 2022 Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) which begun in earnest on September 26, 2022 provided a platform for the University to showcase its innovative and transformative technologies in offering quality and world class education, in line with NITF’s theme “Promoting innovation and technology in Agriculture and Trade.
The University of Nairobi over the years has upheld the culture of celebrating its academic achievers through graduation ceremonies, it was no different this year, on 23 September 2022, the University of Nairobi held its 67th graduation ceremony. The hybrid event a mix of virtual and an onsite ceremony for the PhD students was held at the Famous Taifa Hall, one of its kind in the nation.
The University of Nairobi will partner with Nation Media Group (NMG) in powering Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). The media partnership proposal was presented during a courtesy call to the Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Brian Ouma by NMG team lead by the Commercial General Manager, Mr. James Sogoti.
The University of Nairobi officially launched the University of Nairobi Foundation on Thursday, 30th June 2022 at 5:30PM at the Great Court. The Foundation is part of the reform agenda the University is implementing aimed at transforming the University into a vibrant, relevant and sustainable University. This Launch marks the first step of a journey of great transformation and impact for the University.
The University of Nairobi Foundation Board of Trustees held their first meeting on Thursday,12th May 2022 at the Fairview hotel. Trustees present were; Dr. (Mrs.) Vijoo Rattansi, the Chancellor, Prof Julia Ojiambo, former Council Chair, Prof Stephen Kiama, the VC, Dr. Narenda Raval (Guru) and Senior Counsel, Mr. Fredrick Ngatia.
Key issues were discussed including the foundation launch which was agreed to be held on 30th June 2022.
The University of Nairobi, International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI), UNESCO Priority Africa and External Relations Sector, UNESCO regional office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi, the Kenya Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on Monday, April 25, 2022, launched the Smart Classroom (IIOE Kenya National Centre).
UoN Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi through the Rattansi Education Trust has donated to the University of Nairobi 200 folding tables and 400 chairs, and furnished 4 classrooms at the UoN Towers on the 4th and 10th floors. During the donation, the Chancellor encouraged the management to continue working together in unity and to uphold the values of the university.
The partnership between the University of Nairobi and Elgon Kenya Ltd is already bearing fruit. Today, 6th April 2022, the first cohort of 20 interns from the Faculty of Agriculture was flagged off by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, Prof. Kiama Gitahi, and the CEO of Elgon Kenya Ltd Dr. Bimal Kantaria together with the PS Treasury, Dr. Julius Muia.
It was a very jubilant occasion at UoN’s Taifa Hall on Wednesday morning, March 23, 2022, when the UoN Community gathered to recognize and award its outstanding staff and departments in terms of performance contracting, research and innovation, long service, staff performance, and special recognition.