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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI OFFERING MASTERS SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Nairobi has advertised 137 scholarships for new Master's students in the upcoming academic year. This applies to eligible applicants who have completed and graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi in the 2018/2019 academic year. They should also possess a first class or second class upper division.

UNIVERSITIES TO CONTINUE ONLINE LEARNING

President Uhuru Kenyatta in his national address on Monday 26th July 2020, pronounced that Universities and Colleges institutions will reopen in January 2021 thus revoking an earlier announcement that higher learning institutions will reopen in September 2020. The Ministry of Education in response to this has released a press statement on 30th Thursday July 2020 after a meeting with its key stakeholders.

AfDB YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to inform you that the University of Nairobi has been selected, among a few African universities, to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Development Pilot Project. In collaboration with LinkedIn Learning, the project plans to provide free employment-relevant online training to randomly selected students. The training is intended to help new university graduates’ success in the job market locally and internationally.

AFRICAN UNION YOUTH VOLUNTEER CORPS (AU-YVC) - 2020 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), established in 2010, is a flagship continental Youth Leadership program that recruits, trains and deploys young African professionals from all 55 AU Member States to serve as professional volunteers for a period of 12 months. AU-YVC promotes volunteerism to deepen the status of young people in Africa as key actors in Africa’s development targets and goals, enhancing their participation

MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM THE MUSLIM CHAPLAINCY

Online dictionaries define hope as the feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen, or feeling that events will turn out for the best. Hope is something to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. It is an ethereal quality that enables us to keep going in the direst of circumstances.

KENET- Safaricom E-Learning Discounted Bundle

KENET in partnership with institutions of higher learning and mobile network provider Safaricom PLC has come up with E-Learning Discounted Bundles for the higher education community. The staff and students of University of Nairobi are eligible to purchase the discounted bundles once the subscriber/user has subscribed/signed up for the service and the subscriber line (Safaricom line) has been whitelisted/activated.

MANAGEMENT OF STESS: AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE - CONCLUSION

Proven ways to handle stress as being practiced now ranges from relaxation techniques, meditation, exercise, socialization, psychotherapy, sleep, yoga and tranquilizers. In this essay we are going to discuss how to deal with stress in the light of the Qur’aan and the Sunnah. Medicine has been proven to be inefficient in dealing with the original causes of stress, nor can it adequately eliminate all of its symptoms.

STRESS MANAGEMENT: AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE - INTRODUCTION

A professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see and asked the students, “How much do you think the glass weighs?” They retorted: “150 ml! … 200ml! … 250 ml!” the students answered. “I really don’t know unless I weigh it,” said the professor, “But my question is: “What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?” “Nothing,” the students said. “Ok! What would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?” he asked. “Your arm would begin to ache,” said one of the students.