University Advancement

Continued Partnership with University of Rwanda to boost Knowledge Creation and Technology Infrastructure

The University of Rwanda will continue working with the University of Nairobi through the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC) to build strong knowledge creation and technological infrastructure and provide a platform to engage in deep collaboration that drives inclusive digital growth in Africa.

The Directorate of University Advancement Hosts the Catholic University of Murcia

The Directorate of University Advancement & Institutional Development hosted the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM) represented by the Head of International Marketing and Student Recruitment Ms. Millicent Aynanda.

Ms Anyanda was on a week-long benchmarking visit at the University of Nairobi. During her visit, Ms Anyanda paid courtesy calls to the Academics and Admissions Division, the Dean of Students and Career Services Office, the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, UNC-TV studios and the Directorate of Corporate Affairs.

UoN Signs Collaboration Agreement with French Multinational Company OLVEA

French Multinational Olvea Kenya has joined other French multinationals and 2 local Kenyan companies in signing the Tripartite Partnership Agreement (TPA) between the University of Nairobi the two consortiums of French Universities ParisTech and Centrale Supelec.

The purpose of the agreement is to improve standards of Engineering and science training under the Science and Engineering complex (SEC) project –funded by the French Development Agency (ADB) at the University of Nairobi.

UoN Hosts the Annual AFRETEC Network Conference 2023

The University of Nairobi, through the Directorate of University Advancement & Institutional Development, hosted the the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC) annual conference from the 18th to the 20th of September 2023.

AFRETEC is a Pan-African collaboration of technology-focused universities from across the African continent. The creation of AFRETEC is a defining moment for the digital transformation of Africa. 

UoN and Elgon Kenya Ltd Partnership Leads to the Establishment of an Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with Elgon Kenya Ltd marked the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the first of its kind, Kantaria Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre (KATIC), at the upper Kabete Campus, Faculty of Agriculture. The collaboration addresses the need for enhanced innovation, mentorship and commercialization of innovative technologies and ideas in the agricultural sector, commercial success and to accelerate the uptake of technology and innovations along the agricultural value chains.

Engineering & Science Complex Project Presented at the 9th International Research Symposium on PBL

Due to the complexity of global challenges (climate change, energy transition, exhaustion of resources, inequalities…) and the emergence of new disciplines (systems science, artificial intelligence, digitalisation, quantum technology…), the education of engineers, technologists and scientists is evolving fast.

UoN Tripartite Partnership Agreement Workshop Commences

Monday - July 3, 2023 - The University of Nairobi, in collaboration with its esteemed French partners, AgroParisTech-Université Paris Saclay, Centrale-Supélec-Université Paris Saclay, Chimie ParisTech-Université Paris Sciences et Lettres PSL, École des Ponts ParisTech, and Mines Paris-Université Paris Sciences et Lettres PSL, proudly inaugurated the Tripartite Partnership Agreement (TPA) Kick-Off ceremony today for the highly anticipated Engineering and Science Complex (ESC).

Great Milestone in Kenya-France Cooperation as UoN and Paristech Sign Partnership Agreement

The University of Nairobi and ParisTech Universities jointly signed a Tripartite Partnership Agreement launching a four-year cooperation programme for the development of the Engineering and Science Complex (ESC) in Nairobi. The Agreement was signed on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at Paris, France. ParisTech is a consortium of science and engineering universities in France.

President Ruto Commends UoN and CMA-Africa Partnership

The President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Dr. William Ruto, lauded and appreciated the partnership between the University of Nairobi (UoN) and Carnegie Mellon University-Africa (CMU-Africa). The president echoed his sentiments when he visited and engaged students of Carnegie Mellon University-Africa during his three-day state visit to Rwanda.