Latest News & Announcements

Noones Meet up with varsity students at Chandaria auditorium

The University of Nairobi Students Association in partnership with Noones, hosted a dynamic Pan-Africa Trade Meetup at the university of Nairobi, Chandaria Auditorium. The main agenda of the event was the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, a landmark pact designed to stimulate business opportunities and collaboration among African nations.

University of Nairobi Debate Association (UNDA) Emerges Second Runners-up at The Commonwealth Universities’ Debating Championship

Two students from the University of Nairobi Debate Association (UNDA): Mr. Paul Kituyi from the Faculty of Law and Ms. Mercy Vugustsa from the School of Journalism represented UoN in this year’s Commonwealth Universities’ Debating Championship which took place in Kigali-Rwanda from the 26th to 31st May,2024. During the week, the two young orators successfully navigated through 7 rounds of debating and proceeded to the finals where they battled with opponents from Veritas University- Nigeria, emerging second runners-up.

Career Fair and Expo 2024

The Office of Career Services is a critical department in the University that helps graduates transition smoothly from learning to earning. This is achieved by developing essential competencies among graduates to groom them for the job market. The mandate of the Office therefore is two-fold, linking Graduates to the job market and enhancing the value of graduates through skills and competencies development. 

UoN Career Fair and Expo 2024, Preparing Students for the 21st Century.

The University of Nairobi's Office of Career Services hosted a three day Career Fair and Expo 2024, themed "Future Ready? Navigating Through the 21st Century." The Expo brought industry partners closer to students, offering mentorship and guidance on thriving in the competitive job market. The fair featured a variety of engaging activities, including exhibitions, on one interactions with industry leaders, insightful panel discussions, CV reviews and revamps, psychometric testing, and representation from a wide range of industries.

2023/2024 University of Nairobi Peer Counselors Commissioned

As a way of enhancing student support services, the University of Nairobi's Office of the Dean of Students spearheaded a comprehensive training program for Peer Counselors. From April 22 to April 26, 2024, the university organized training sessions across all faculties, equipping 500 peer counselors with essential skills and knowledge.

University of Nairobi New UNSA Leaders Undergoes Leadership Training

Through the University's commitment to equip the newly elected University of Nairobi Students Association (UNSA) leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively fulfill their roles, the Office of the Dean of Students organized a specialized training that was conducted at the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) on March 2, 2024. This training served as a platform to familiarize the leaders with their responsibilities and to establish a rapport with university staff.

University of Nairobi Students Elect Rocha Madzao as New UNSA Chairperson

On the elections held on March 28th, University of Nairobi students elected Rocha Madzao as their new Students Association Chairperson. Rocha, a 4th Year BSc Civil & Structural Engineering student, is also the Chairman and Founder of the Elimisha Charity Campaign.

The election, which saw delegates from all University of Nairobi campuses participate, marks a significant moment for the student body. Rocha and his team will now lead the students' association for the upcoming year.