Maintaining Academic Excellence amid Pandemic as 6,647 graduate at the 66th Graduation Ceremony

The University of Nairobi held its 66th graduation ceremony on 17th December, 2021. On this occasion, the University celebrated the hard work of 6,647 graduands, ushering them out into the world to utilize their knowledge, skills and behaviour to build the nation and serve their communities.

Speaking during the 66th graduation ceremony, the Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, urged the graduating class to always remain determined and hopeful.

The Chief Administrative Secretary, Department of Early Learning and Basic Education, Ministry of Education, Dr. Sara Ruto lauded the University of Nairobi for continuing to be a leading academic institution provision of quality education. The 66th graduation ceremony was a testament to this fact.

Dr. Ruto was speaking on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Prof. George Magoha.

Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Prof. Stephen G. Kiama. Prof. Kiama highlighted some of the University’s achievements since embarking on the transformation journey, which included 7 patents which were registered this year alone.

On her part, the Chairperson of the University of Nairobi Council, Dr. Julia Ojiambo represented by Council Member, Eng. Kariuki Muchemi noted that the University had remained resilient in the face of adversity.

The graduating class of 2021 was represented by a student from the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Science, known as Rebecca Adut Dau. Ms Dau was the 66th Valedictorian and she urged her peers not to be scared of failure because they can always go back to the drawing board.

The University of Nairobi Advancement Office would like to congratulate the class of 2021, we wish you all the best as you move forward into the next chapter which is full of infinite opportunities.