The University of Nairobi has developed a policy on attachment, internship and apprenticeship.
This policy covers all the University departments and recommends the University to have partnerships with the Industry players from all sectors through Memoranda of Understanding.

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Attachment Policy

The University of Nairobi has developed a policy on attachment, internship and apprenticeship that will help students gain the much needed work experience that is a key requirement with most employers.


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There can’t be a social ,economic development in our societies without peace and tolerance .Our societies have continued to be vulnerable as the  agents of instability have multiplied in numbers  and advanced in their  methods of executing felonies .Starting from domestic conflicts ,tribal wars which are politically initiated to global terrorism where we have seen the renaissance of terror groups and subsequent rebranding like the ISIS ,Boko Haram ,Alshabaab and Talaban ready to destabilize the world order and distort the economy for that matter.

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students mentored on work ethics

University of Nairobi students have been mentored on work ethics by investment giant: Cytonn Investments.  


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Kabete Campus University Student Organization (KCUSO) held their annual election at the campus after the elections had earlier been postponed.

The elections were largely seen as being democratic and the students got the opportunity to exercise their voting rights.

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Journalism students mentored


A group of female students from the School of Journalism are undergoing a four months mentorship program sponsored by the United States Embassy.  The mentorship program was launched today at the Tribe Hotel today, June, 8, 2016.


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one of the students receiving an award from Ag. DVCRPE, Jane Mariara  and the sponsor .


The University of Nairobi has awarded 489 students who were outstanding

in academics. The students were from 2011/2012 and 2013/2014. 

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Dean of students office displays at the UON 6th Open day. 


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The senate proposed to have the Students Organization at the University of

Nairobi, SONU to be reformed in a meeting held on April 27th, 2016.

The proposed changes include:

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The University of Nairobi wishes to notify all students whose programmes were

in session before the closure of the University on April 5, 2016 that they will

resume their studies as follows:

Students from College of Health Sciences Level 5 – Bachelor of Medicine and

 Bachelor of Surgery degree programmes to resume studies on Monday, April 25,



All  other programmes in all the Colleges and Campuses that were in session

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University of Nairobi (UoN) students on April 1st, 2016  vote the next Students Organization 

body (SONU). 

This has come after a week of rigorous campaign by the candidates.

The voting is happening accross all the colleges and campuses.

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The following have been duly nominated to vie for the specified position during 

the 2016 SONU Elections.


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The Kenyan nominee to the Global Enterpreneurship competition is Taita Ng’etich,

a UON student. The competition is to take place in Bangkok, Thailand.


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The C4DLab , the University of Nairobi’s innovation hub organizes a series of quarterly

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University of Nairobi students in the University Students Initiative to Society (USIS)

and Presedential Awards (PA) clubs organized a forum .

The forum addressed position of the youth in the fourth wave of

industrial revolution. This is the kind of industrial revolution characterized by

increased mobile global connectivity and powerful data analytics.



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Dear All,

The catholic chaplaicy has organised a one day recollection
(Prayer day)for interested staff members on Saturday
19th March 2016 at the Resurrection garden in Karen.
This activity will start at 9.00am to 4.00pm. We shall reflect
of the Bountiful God's Mercy focusing on the Jubellee Year of Mercy.
It will be therefore a good moment to prepare spiritually for the
celebration of Easter.

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UON has been represented by over 50 students who participated in The First Lady's

Half Marathon. All the students that participated received certificates and awards.

This was during the 3rd Half Marathon that took place on the 6th of march, 2016.


Beyond Zero is an initiative that was started by The First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta

in 2014, which partners with the government to help reduce maternal and

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Equity group foundation will sponsor 6 students undertaking Agriculture

degree at the University of Nairobi. This was revealed during the singing of a

Memorandum of Understanding between UoN and Equity Group.


The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi while expressing his gratitude said that the

University has invested in linking up the industry with the academia so as to

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Sonu female students have been recognized by  Wezeesha Dada Foundation.

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UoN Lower Kabete launches Red cross sub-chapter, this is the 3rd chapter so far

since The University has two chapters under Red cross; UoN Main Chapter and Chiromo Chapter.


This took place at the Lower Kabete Campus on October 31, 2015.  This event brought

together volunteers and members from Red Cross Nairobi branch and Parklands

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Students challenged to pursue entrepreneurship

University of Nairobi students have been challenged to pursue entrepreneurship despite the challenges that come with it. The event was organized by Youth Enterprise Fund and YALDA, a student organization based at the University.


Several speakers narrated their journey into the business world. Their journey to the mountain top is laced with myriad of challenges.

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olx trophy awarded to UON

The University of Nairobi has once again shined in the just concluded OLX Soma Awards. UON was voted the most Social Learning Institution while SONU Chairman, Babu Owino was crowned Most Influential Student Leader

The Kenya Social Media Awards (SOMA) – Kenya is an annual event, now in its third year, that seeks to celebrate the growing influence by and through social media in Kenya. 

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Dean of students, Dr. (Fr.) Wamugunda Wakimani signs performance contract

with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.


The Vice Chancellor signed performance contracts with all the central

administration department heads, on 5th October, 2015 at the council chambers.

Main Campus
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) in collaboration with Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) facilitated a very engaging public lecture dubbed, ‘Oil and Gas sector in the East African region: Challenges and development’.

Guest speaker was Hon. Charles Keter, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum. During his keynote presentation, Hon. Charles Keter, said that although oil exploration in Kenya started in the 1960s, there have not been enough capitation discussions about the Oil and gas sector in Kenya.

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Australia Awards invite applications, especially those from eligible women and persons with disability. Australia Awards in Africa comprise of scholarships, short courses and fellowships that aim to support the leadership needs of African professionals as well as effectively focus training on areas most relevant to Africa's development priorities.

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The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) - UoN Chapter, has presented a cheque

of Kshs. 100,000 in support of needy students at the University.

The cheque was presented to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs,

Prof. Isaac Mbeche by UASU Chairman, Dr. Samuel Nyandemo and Secretary General, George Omondi.


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A University of Nairobi 5th year mechanical Engineering student, Taita Ng’etich has been shortlisted for the 2015/2016 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation by the Royal Academy of Engineering, for his innovation.

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