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Welcome to a Webinar on Launching Your Career in Global Health Supply Chain with a Post-Graduate Diploma from the University of Nairobi on Thursday 30th September 2021 - 2.00pm

High Commission of India Scholarships

 

The High Commission of India, Nairobi, has sent notice of the Extension of Deadline for Study in India (SII) scholarship for AY 2021-2022. Please take note of the information below.

 1.     The Education Consultants India Limited (EdCIL), a government of India entity, is inviting  applications from Kenyan students for UG, PG & PhD scholarships under the "Study in India (SII)" programme for Academic Year 2021-22. Please find attached the brochure of Study in India.

2.      The SII program offers scholarships on an annual basis, this scholarship scheme covers admission fees, tuition fees, accommodation (room and boarding) costs, and food costs. Any costs and expenses outside the above mentioned are not considered under this scheme. Selection of candidates for award of SII scholarship is based on an online test administered to applicants. Final scholarship allocation is declared based on the merit list prepared. Only the students who qualify the examination are eligible to be awarded scholarships.

3.      The partner institutes (https://www.studyinindia.gov.in/InstituteSearch) also provide tuition fee waivers. Tuition fee waivers are given to deserving students by partner institutes in the ranges of 100%, 50%, and 25%. The number of fee waivers available, vary from institute to institute across the mentioned ranges. List of Indian Universities/Institutes participating in SII programme is also attached.

4.       Below are the YouTube links which show how the student can register on SII website and complete their choice fillings and application.

Basic Info: https://youtu.be/QA1PfcElPBw

Background Info: https://youtu.be/_mHmbwss5kc

Choice Filling: https://youtu.be/7hxKnbDnHcs

 

          You are requested to disseminate this information to staff, students and alumni of your institution with a request for their choice filling and application. Applications are submitted online at https://www.studyinindia.gov.in.

 

Due to the overwhelming demand for the UoN at 50 Branded Diaries, we have listened to you and stocked more Diaries. Be part of celebrating the Milestone by getting one or two copies of the first ever UoN Survenir Edition Branded Diaries. 

Every Customer will Get a FREE Branded Pen for every Diary Purchased at any of our Bookstores in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa.

UNES continues to thank you for your continued support through the decades.

The Department of Linguistics and Languages, University of Nairobi, and the Bible Translation and Literacy (BTL), East Africa, in collaboration with the Multilingual Education Network (MLEN), Kenya, and the Bangladesh High Commission, are inviting you to a Regional International Mother Language Day (IMLD) 2021, MLEN Webinar on Monday February 22, 2021, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. See program here.

IMLD Theme: 'Fostering Multilingualism for Inclusion in Education and Society'

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Feb 22, 2021 09:00 AM Nairobi

Register here in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

UoN@50 IMLD Poster

 

Following completion of the nomination process, The University of Nairobi Students Association Independent Electoral Commission pursuant to regulation 16(g) of the University of Nairobi Rules and Regulations Governing Students elections, 2017 schedule (3) of the UNSA Constitution 2017 hereby declares Team Kirui as the winning team.

Further, the Commission declares the following as the duly elected officials of the Kisumu Campus Students Association as per the attached communication.

CALL FOR ESSAYS AND PANELISTS THEME: PUBLIC POLICY MAKING PROCESS and the “BIG FOUR” AGENDA AMID COVID-19 

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), in collaboration with University of Nairobi is organizing a policy seminar. The seminar is one of its series under the KIPPRA Mentorship Program for Universities (KMPUs). The event will take place on the 4th and 5th March 2021, at University of Nairobi. 

KIPPRA targets to bring together university students, lecturers, government, and private sector to a student public debate themed “Public Policy Making Process and the Big Four Agenda Amid COVID-19”. This is therefore a call for students of University of Nairobi to submit essays on the theme for consideration. 

The authors of top 5 essays will be selected to participate in the policy debate as panelists. 

The essays should meet the following criteria: 

i. Include full name, university, school/department, registration number, email, and mobile phone number of the author(s). 

ii. Not exceeding 1000 words. 

iii. Student will submit one essay only. 

iv. Select only one agenda from the “Big Four” i.e. Food Security and Nutrition, Manufacturing (Job creation), Affordable Universal Health Coverage or Affordable housing in the context of COVID-19 and address the following questions. 

• What is your understanding of the ‘Big Four’ Agenda and what problem does the agenda seek to address? 

• How does COVID-19 affect the realization of the Agenda? 

• What does it take to achieve the selected Agenda amid COVID-19? 

• What role does technology and innovation play in achieving the selected Agenda? 

• What innovative ideas can be used to fast track the attainment of Agenda? 

The deadline for submission of essays is 20th February 2021. 

The subject of the email should read: “UoN Call for Essays and Panelist.” 

Essays will undergo a review process and successful applicants will be notified of the acceptance of their essays and their participation as panelists. Successful essays will be published on the KIPPRA website and a certificate of participation awarded to participating students. 

All Submissions to be addressed to: Dr. Nancy Nafula - Email: mentorship@kippra.or.ke and cc: Mr. Johnson Kinyua - Email: careers@uonbi.ac.ke  

University of Nairobi, Huawei ICT Academy is offering the following Huawei training:

1.Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) in Routing & Switching.

2. Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) in Cloud Computing.

Gain knowledge and skills required for basic configuration and maintenance of small to medium-sized networks and the knowledge of virtualization in computing, networking, and storage.

Apply online at:Google docs OR send email to: icttraining@uonbi.ac.ke

Internship opportunities for top 3 students at Huawei Kenya and Partner organizations  

For more information, see poster attached.

ICT Academy

 

To apply go to http://www.sanergy.com/jobs/

Read the Sanergy Fellows Program here.

Sanergy

 

JASIRI Talent Investor is a fully funded 1-year program that will guide program participants from idea generation, validation, prototyping, market entry to venture creation. 

JASIRI Talent Investor program will introduce aspiring entrepreneurs to equally ambitious co-founders and will support them on individual, team, and business levels. 

JASIRI Talent Investor Program is aligned with Kenya’s Vision 2030 focused on job creation; our contribution to growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the continent; with emphasis on market-creating innovations.

Application for the JASIRI Talent Investor closes this Friday 19th February 2021.  So far we have received a good number of applications. Nonetheless, we will highly appreciate your assistance in encouraging more female candidates to apply; candidates in the diaspora i.e. Kenyan and Rwandans living abroad; and candidates with exceptional skills.

Revised Selection Processes & Timelines:

Revised Closing Date: 19 February
Talent Investor Explorer: 21 February
Interviews: 26 Feb to 8 March
Psychometrics: 22-25 March
Selection Conference: 26-28 March

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Please do not hesitate to contact us at enquiries@jasiri.org if you have any queries related to this matter.

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