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GRADUATE APPRENTICE PROGRAM - LAPID LEADERS AFRICA

Lapid Leaders Africa is launching a new entry level path for recent graduates.They are looking for a combination of self-awareness, analytical skills, flexibility, teamwork, and the ambition to grow yourself. They look for smart entrepreneurial leaders with diverse backgrounds, who believe in teamwork and collaboration to solve the most complex youth leadership challenges in the region.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (HULT PRIZE 2020-2021 ) - ONE DAY TO GO!

I would like to bring to your attention the annual HULT prize competition 2021 edition. Hult Prize, in Partnership with the United Nations, is the largest start up accelerator for social entrepreneurship impact. Our theme for this year’s On– Campus program is “University of Nairobi for SDGS”. It seeks to tap into ideas of young people, in line with the Hult Prize 2021 Challenge: “Transforming food into a vehicle for change” #Foodforgood"

INCLUSIVE AFRICA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 - PROMOTING DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY IN AFRICA

We are delighted to announce Haben Girma, an American disability rights lawyer of Eritrean descent is a keynote speaker at the Inclusive Africa conference next month. Haben was the first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change. She received the Helen Keller Achievement Award, and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben.

UoN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CLASS OF 1970 ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2020/2021

The UoN School of Medicine Class of 1970 Alumni led by Dr. Betty Gikonyo and Dr. Frank Njenga offers five (5) scholarships to bright but needy students in the School of Medicine (MBChB) for the first years who joined the University on 31st August 2020.

HULT PRIZE CHALLENGE COMPETITION 2020-2021: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Hult Prize in Partnership with the United Nations is the largest startup accelerator for social entrepreneurship impact.The theme for this year UoN's On–Campus program is “University of Nairobi for SDGs”. It  seeks to tap into ideas of young people in line with the Hult Prize 2021 Challenge: “Transforming food into a vehicle for change” #Foodforgood.

63RD GRADUATION SEPTEMBER 2020 ADVERTISEMENT

The 63rd Graduation ceremony will be held on 25th Friday September 2020. The colleges concerned are Colleges of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Architecture & Engineering, Biological & Physical Sciences, Education & External Studies and ODeL Campus.

UoN RANKED THE BEST HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTION IN EAST AFRICA

According to the latest July 2020 Webometrics Ranking, University of Nairobi is in the 10th position, 1st in the East African region and 956 in the world. The Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of higher education institutions. In the four parameters considered in this ranking, the UoN is position 198 in the presence rank, 1075 in impact, 749 in the openness rank and 1602 in excellence. Over 30,000 institutions from more than 200 countries.

COVID-19 PREPARATION MEASURES IN READINESS FOR THE 63RD GRADUATION CEREMONY

UoN VC Prof Kiama announced that the University will hold its 63rd graduation ceremony virtually on the 25th September 2020 amidst the Covid-19 pandemic that has crippled social gatherings. All students qualified for PhDs, Masters, Bachelors, Diplomas and fellowships will graduate. The UoN Chief Medical Officer has issued an Infection, Prevention and Control Measures in readiness for the 63rd graduation ceremony. These measures are guidelines to be followed to keep everyone safe. This among many others include: