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.
On January 11, 2022, the 2021 International Institute of Online Education (IIOE) Partner Annual Conference (West Asia and Africa) was successfully held.
During the Conference, The University of Nairobi was appointed rotating Chair unit of the IIOE in 2022. “The IIOE National Centers" were officially launched in Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia.
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.