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.


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: and cc: Mr. Johnson Kinyua - Email:  

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:

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

For more information, see poster attached.

ICT Academy


To apply go to

Read the Sanergy Fellows Program here.



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

Please also visit, follow, and share our pages:

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

Jasiri poster


Welcome to Financial Literacy Revolution Webinar by CEO Equiti Capital - Brian Myers

Date:   Friday, 19 February 2021

Time:  3.00-5.00pm (EAT)

Venue: Virtual

To participate in the webinar, please register through any of the following channels below:







Below is the program of the webinar on the day:

3.00pm:       Students join

                    Financial literacy revolution presentation (Presentation + poll)

  • Brian Myers, CEO, Equiti Capital

3.50pm:      Brief on internship program (how this ties back to our CSR)

Training (workshops) and courses (online classes)

                   - Sam Kiraka, CEO, EGM Securities

4.00pm:      Q&A session (the students can type their questions during the presentation and will be tackled at this point)

                   - Brian Myers, CEO, Equiti Capital

 4.30pm:      Announcement of giveaways

Vote of Thanks

FX Pesa


The office of the DVC RIE brings to your attention a planned virtual symposium on Enhancing Knowledge Transfer and Exchange in African HE and Research hosted jointly by the University of Glasgow and the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

The symposium programme will comprise of keynote lectures from European and African Industry and Higher Education representatives as well as interactive breakout rooms aligned to the themes of ARUA’s 13 Centres of Excellence.


Event Information

Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021

Virtual platform: Zoom

9.00am - 4:30pm 

A year on from the successful ‘Capacity Strengthening in Africa’ symposium in 2020, this event is an opportunity to explore the developments of the last year and to discuss how we build on the links between higher education and industry, which is pivotal for economic and societal development.

The symposium programme will comprise of keynote lectures from European and African Industry and Higher Education representatives as well as interactive breakout rooms aligned to the themes of ARUA’s 13 Centres of Excellence.

To register your attendance please click hereIf you have any questions, please contact Geraldine Brown (

Virtual symposium on enhancing knowledge transfer


The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services is partnering with the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology through the Ajira Digital Program to train students on online work.

The Ajira Digital Program is a Government initiative driven by the Ministry of ICT to empower over one million young people to access digital job opportunities. The program seeks to position Kenya as a labour destination for multinational companies as well as encourage local companies and the public sector to create digital work.

So far, over 4,000 UoN students have undergone the training and are part of the Ajira Digital Club.

 A training has been organized for interested students from February 22 to March 5, 2021.

 Please register on the link below for either Virtual or Physical Training Google Docs

The Deadline for Registration is February 19, 2021.

All students and staff interested in this Ajira Training are welcome to register.

Ajira Digital