Announcement

Standard Chartered is delighted to invite students of final year groups who are to graduate in 2022 to attend an exclusive “Employer on Campus” event. 

Standard Chartered leaders from different businesses and Early Careers team will be in attendance and are eagerly looking forward to speaking to you about our unique offering and the early careers roles we have on offer. 

Attendance at the event is via online registration requiring an upload of your CV and we will be in contact to formally invite successful applicants.

Apply on https://tinyurl.com/EVUNKE21  

Event Date : Monday Feb 01st, 2021

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The Office of Dean of Students and Career Services would like to inform you that the call for application for the 2021-2022 Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarships is now open. 

These scholarships are awarded to full-time master’s students from developing countries studying in fields of zero-carbon energy, smart grids, electric transportation, energy storage, advanced electricity technologies, public policy, economics, law, political science, or other relevant fields. The award of up to $21,000 US per year (for up to two years) is tenable at any university in the world. The deadline to submit an application is March 8, 2021. 

Since last year, Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) is allocating a share of its scholarships to students pursuing master’s studies in universities based in developing countries with the aim of supporting developing countries in building local expertise.

The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) is a unique CEO-led alliance of leading global electricity companies promoting electrification and sustainable energy development. It has awarded 135 scholarships to students from 37 countries since the inception of the program in 2001.

Detailed instructions on how to apply are available on our website: https://www.globalelectricity.org/scholarship/how-to-apply/ 

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As a leading institution of learning and research, the university, through C4DLab (the Innovation and Incubation Hub) and a strategic industry partner, is running a 6 month-long prestigious Research & Innovation Fellowship.

The competitive fellowship will give 20 select fellows an opportunity to solve real-life local problems while applying the 21st century 4Cs skills and explore human-centered design / Design thinking methodologies. The fellows - together with other curious change makers and a community of research and innovation experts - will engage in rewarding research, problem solving and innovation projects in financial services.  

To be admitted, the fellow will be required to have satisfied the following requirements:

·         Final level undergraduate and Masters-level students (interested PhD students will also be considered)

·         Students from the following Schools/faculties/departments: Computer Science, Business, Development Studies, Sociology, Psychology,  Anthropology, Law, Actuarial Science, Economics, Engineering, and Agriculture

·         Curious about research and innovation and particularly application of Design Thinking to solving real-life local problems.

·         Submit evidence of challenges that one has attempted to solve, CV, practical work portfolio and a motivation why your application should be considered.

·         Available to commit close to a 6 month-long program allocating an average of 15 hours per week to the fellowship program.

·         Demonstrated passion and interest in problem-solving and innovation challenges.

The select fellows will undertake a deep immersion into four pillars that shall prepare them as researchers and innovators. The four pillars are:

·         21st century 4 C’s skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.

·         Principles and practices of Design Thinking, Innovation, and Problem Based Learning (fundamentals)

·         Multi-disciplinary practical problem-solving.

·         Practical research techniques – data collection, surveys, Focus Group Discussions, observation, and contextual interviews.

Application Deadline: 22nd January, 2021

APPLY NOW!

Got any questions? View our FAQ page

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E-JUST offers “E-JUST TICAD7 African Scholarship for STI” to develop high quality human resources in the field of STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) toward future African STI network and beyond. These scholarships are provided under the cooperation of the Egyptian government and JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants shall be researchers or instructors (or potentially expected to become those) who belong to universities or research institutions in Africa who needs to obtain M.Sc. degree in Engineering.
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  • Applicant must be a holder of nationality of a country in Africa except for Egypt.
  • Must have home address and current address in African continents.
  • Not serving in the military.
  • Applicants should fulfil admission requirement and pass interview and oral examination.
  • Applicants shall continue their jobs in their home universities or institutions after completion of their postgraduate programs at E-JUST. Endorsement of application forms by their home institutions is required in order to assure they would return to home institutions in future.

Read More and Apply 

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This is to notify all staff and students whose Soma na Telkom lines have stopped working effective yesterday 12th January 2021 to get in touch with Customer Care via below contacts;

1. customercare@uonbi.ac.ke OR

2. Call 020 491 0000

 

The University Chaplaincy has organized an Inter-Faith University Prayer Day to commit the University Community and all planned activities for the year 2021 into God’s hands. This is also a day set aside for giving thanks to God and seeking for His continued blessings and protection to the University community.

In adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines and protocols, we shall have a limited number of staff and students in Taifa Hall and the rest of the University Community is invited to follow the prayer day proceedings live on the University Website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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The details for the Prayer Day are as follows:

Date: Friday January 15, 2020

Time: 2.30 – 4.00 P.M.

Venue: Taifa Hall

Live stream: On the UoN Websitehttp://www.uonbi.ac.ke/livestream or Facebook and YouTube pages.

For the Staff and Students who would like to be part of the physical audience in Taifa Hall, please register here. Only the first 200 Staff and Students to register will be allowed entry to Taifa Hall in adherence to the Covid-19 guidelines.

You are cordially invited to join in this day of prayer.

The Brizillian Coordinator for improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)  has announced the launch of 50 scholarships for attainment of Doctorate degrees in Brazillian Higher Education Institutions.

The scholarships are offered to non-Brazilian nationals  under the exchange program for postgraduate studies for 2021 entry .

Access the link below for more information: http://nairobi.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/News.xml

Should you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact: johnstone.katua@itamaraty.gov.br  OR Mr. Chloe Rocha Young Tel. 254(20)7270000

Apply for a Scholarship  for Masters Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) at University of Tsukuba, Japan.

Objective of PEPP
To provide training and the necessary skills for the conception, design, and implementation of development policies. Our focus is on International Development with a trans-disciplinary approach to the economic and social problems of developing and transition countries.

Target
Mid-career professionals from eligible countries who have had a solid university education and working experience in areas related to economic policy making Organizations below are examples of our target
organizations:
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Trade and Industry
- Ministry of Planning
- Ministry of Agriculture
- Central Bank; and
- Other public institutions and/or private organizations related to development projects

Eligible countries:
ADB-JSP Scholarship:
https://www.adb.org/work-with-us/careers/japan-scholarship-program
JJ/WBGSP
 Scholarship:
http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/scholarships#Who

Application period
December 17, 2020 - February 5, 2021

[For further information]
PEPP Website: http://pepp.hass.tsukuba.ac.jp/.
E-mail: pepp_app@un.tsukuba.ac.jp  

Please find attached announcement on commencement and resumption dates of 2021/2022 academic year. 

 

 

 

 

The online version of the special edition of Varsity Focus December 2020 is out. The edition focuses on our achievements and milestones made in the last five decades.  Here is a glimpse of the  historical journey of the University for the last 50 years. Click this link to get your issue https://uonbi.ac.ke/varsity-focus-december-2020

Enjoy reading and feel free to give us feedback on pr@uonbi.ac.ke.