Latest News & Announcements

Inaugural International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebrations at UoN

The first International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebrations at the University of Nairobi was held on 3rd December 2021 with run up activities held on 1st December and 2nd December 2021. The Celebrations were held in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) and the Kenya Society for the Blind (KSB).

Recognizing Staff and Students  with Disability at UoN

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD)  organized celebrations to mark the International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD) on Wednesday 1st  to Friday 3rd December, 2021 from 8am to 4pm at the Great Court and Taifa Hall, Main Campus.

UoN International Day of Persons with Disability 2021

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD), Kenya Society for the Blind (KSB) and Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) organized celebrations to mark the International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPD) on Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd December, 2021 from 8am to 4pm at the Great Court and Taifa Hall, Main Campus.

UoN Hosts inaugural High schools Career Fair & Expo

The University of Nairobi through the Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services in partnership with Higher Education and Industry Partners in Kenya organized a one day Career Fair & Expo at University of Nairobi Main Campus on Friday November 26, 2021 from 9.00am -5.00pm targeting Form 4 High School Students.

VUKA Employability Career Workshop Invitation

Are you a final year student, graduating in December 2021 or recently graduated?

The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services in Partnership with the African Transition Hub and Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) have organized a half-day Career Workshop for you.

The Career Workshop will take a practical approach and the following topics will be addressed

1.    Personal Branding

2.    CV and Resume Writing

3.    Interview Etiquette Skills

4.    Interview Negotiation Skills

5.    Mock Interviews

Learning by Doing in the Arava Desert

Fifty (50) students from the University of Nairobi departed for Israel on 31st of October and 1st November 2021. The students have been awarded an11 months training on Advanced Agriculture and Irrigation at the Arava International Centre for Agricultural Training (AICAT) in Israel where they are attached to work with farmers in Kibbutz and Moshav Jewish forms of settlement. The students are living in farms in the Arava region where they will be exposed to high technologies and the advanced agriculture in Israel.

Conversation on Mental Health Problems Students face

At the University of Nairobi’s Mental Health Awareness day celebrations held on Wednesday November 3, 2021, pertinent issues on mental health were discussed.

The day was marked in a bid to provide much needed insight given the upsurge in cases of illnesses such as depression, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and schizophrenia. It was important to debunk the stigma surrounding mental health issues in Kenya and provide information that would be integral in identifying early warning signs of mental health.