The Office of Career Services in partnership with the University of Nairobi’s Ajira Digital Club (EKAZI), the Ajira Digital Program and eMobilis Mobile Technology Institute offered a free 4-day physical training and mentorship to University of Nairobi Students and Alumni from October 11-14, 2022 with 290 students attending.
The main training areas were on:
After the recently established Disability Policy at UoN; the disability mainstreaming committee spearheaded a retreat as one of its implementation efforts. The objective of the retreat was to develop a strategic plan and visualize the milestones towards the establishment of a Disability Support Centre.
The 2-day retreat was held on October 20-21,2022 at the Kenya Institute of Special Education and developed a strategic plan for 2023-2028 for Disability Mainstreaming at UoN.
Digitalent is a strategic intervention by the ICT Authority on behalf of the Ministry of Information Communication Technology Innovation and Youth affairs to develop and sustain high end ICT talent by bridging the gap between industry requirements and the capabilities of the local workforce.
In partnership with the Office of the dean of students and Career Service, Jubilee Holdings hosted a one day career mentorship on the 28th of July 2022 from 8am to 5pm. The career mentorship, hosted at the Jubilee Insurance Head Office, Wabera Street, 8th floor, saw the attendance of 14 students from the University of Nairobi among many other students from different universities.
Much enthusiasm filled Taifa Hall Auditorium at the University of Nairobi’s main campus as the Office of the Dean of Students and Careers Services hosted the launch of the O3 plus program and the flag off of the O3 Plus wellness hike to Mt.Kenya on Wednesday the 13th of July. The event that saw the attendance of students from both the University of Nairobi and Mount Kenya University is a joint initiative of the University of Nairobi, Mount Kenya University and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Friday, May 20, 2022
5 UoN students participated in a month long Equity Hackathon competition and were crowned winners. Maluki Muthusi and Franklin Bosire were first runners up, Herbet Kimani, 2nd runners up and in position 4, Janet Mugambi and Jude Thaddeus. These students are all 4th year, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science students mentored by Dr. Elisha Abade, a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Informatics.
The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services on Monday May 23 2022 held an orientation session followed by interviews for 94 shortlisted Faculty of Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Biosystems Engineering Students out of 174 received expressions of interest. The orientation session was held at MLT 401 at the UoN Towers, 4th Floor and was attended by University of Nairobi and Kenya Water Institute students shortlisted for the AICAT Program.