University Advancement

Advancement Bags Most Improved Directorate Award

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.

Developments on the Engineering and Science Complex

There is good progress towards the implementation of the University of Nairobi Engineering and Science Complex (ESC). This was revealed by Mr. Bertrand Willocquet, the new AFD Kenya County Director when he paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama.

Egerton University Courtesy Call to the Alumni Affairs Office

Egerton University staff paid a courtesy call to the University on Tuesday February 8, 2022. The purpose of the visit was to benchmark with the University in matters concerning the newly created Alumni Affairs Office based at the Directorate of University Advancement. Leading the discussion and representing the Vice Chancellor was the Chief Operations Officer, Mr Brian Ouma

The University Inter-Faith Prayer Day 2022

The University of Nairobi set aside Thursday, 27th January 2022 to hold its annual inter-faith prayer day. The event served as a platform to commit the University Community and all planned activities for the year 2022 into God’s hands as well as give thanks to God for his grace and protection.

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.

UoN and Elgon Kenya Sign Collaborative Agreement to Establish an Agricultural Technology and Innovation Center

The University of Nairobi and Elgon Kenya Ltd have entered into a collaborative agreement with the goal of establishing an Agricultural Technology and Innovation Centre (ATIC) at Upper Kabete Campus. This collaborative venture was born out of the need to foster the culture of innovation, promote resource mobilization for development and commercialization of market-demanded products and services, need to train and mentor innovators/entrepreneurs in order to increase chances of commercial success and to accelerate uptake of technology along the agricultural value chains.

Director Advancement tours Sericulture Project

The Director of University Advancement and Institutional Development Mr. Brian Ouma, took a tour of the on-going sericulture project at Upper Kabete Project. He was taken round to the silk worm housing units, and the mulberry trees plantation.

The project is a joint collaboration between the University of Nairobi and Silk Origin Ltd. The production of silk will help generate revenue for the university.

Launch of the SURE-FOOD Project

The University of Nairobi in partnership with other institutions has received funding from the Germany Government to conduct a 3-year project on solutions to food insecurity and malnutrition. On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, a team from Strengthening Urban REsilience in FOOD and nutrition security in Kenya paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama, and briefed him on the SURE Food project launch. Also present was the Director of University Advancement and Institutional Development, Mr. Brian Ouma. 

UoN and Center for Parliamentary Studies and Training Renew their Partnership

The University of Nairobi has renewed its collaboration with the Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST) for another 5 years to offer its fit for purpose and relevant programmes to   Parliamentarians and Staff of Parliament. The programmes include Parliamentary democracy and governance, diplomacy and conflict management. Through the agreement, Members of Parliament and staff of Parliament will have the opportunity to   acquire diplomas and post graduate qualifications from the University of Nairobi.