University Advancement

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.

French Embassy to Continue Supporting the Engineering & Science Complex Project

A delegation from the French Embassy in Kenya, led by the Head of Cooperation and Cultural Affairs, Mr. Denis SAINTE-MARIE, paid a courtesy call to the Vice Chancellor Prof Stephen Kiama, on Monday, March 27, 2023. Together with him was the French Embassy attaché for Scientific and University Cooperation, Professional Training, Mr. Mathieu GUERIN.

Italian President Delivers Public Speech at the Iconic Taifa Hall

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, the University of Nairobi welcomed His Excellency President Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy, for a public address on Climate Change at the historic Taifa Hall. The visit, his 6th trip to the African Continent was part of a four-day state visit between 13-16th March 2023.

UoN Launches Integrated Digital Health Platform

The launch of the University Health Services (UHS) integrated Digital Health platform supported by the Ministry of Health (MOH) marks a great milestone for the University in line with a long-term road map for digitizing its functions and processes. The launch event presided over by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama was preceded by an interactive demo outlining a step-by-step patient process journey.

ODPP Kisumu Branch to be Relocated to the University of Nairobi

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) in Kisumu will be relocated to the University of Nairobi Kisumu Campus building. According to Abala Wanga, the Kisumu City Manager, the ODPP will be relocated to its new location from Omollo Agar Road where it is currently located.

All is Set for the Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre Project Launch

The University of Nairobi’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Stephen Kiama and Elgon Kenya Ltd Managing Director, Dr Bimal Kantaria signed off the architectural drawings for the Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre (ATIC). UoN and Elgon Kenya Limited entered into a collaborative partnership with the aim of establishing the ATIC in December 7, 2021. The centre’s sole purpose is to allow Kenyans and UoN students to experience innovation and the latest technology in agriculture.

UoN Hosts Business Mogul Bill Gates

Thursday 17th November 2022 marked history as UoN hosted Billionaire Business Mogul Bill gates. On his itinerary at the UoN, Gates was in an engagement with UoN experts at the Centre for Epidemiological Modelling Analysis (CEMA), a press briefing and a student engagement forum at the UoN Chandaria Auditorium.

As he interacted with students, Bill Gates announced that he will donate USD 7 Billion to Africa in the next 4 years through his Foundation.