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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.

CAVS COVID-19 INITIATIVES AND RESPONSES

Dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic for learning institutions despite its indefinite closure requires a concerted effort that involves the Administration, Teaching and Non-teaching staff and Students. Additionally, the need to develop and implement various strategies that have been laid down to cope with the pandemic.

VIRTUAL INSTALLATION OF THE 8TH VICE CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

The University of Nairobi or commonly known as UoN is one of the largest public universities in Kenya located in the heart of the city, Nairobi led by the Vice Chancellor. The VC is the academic and administrative head of the University and is responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the academic image and maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University. It is therefore, with great pleasure we have the Virtual Installation of the 8th VC of the University of Nairobi on the 5th June 2020 at Taifa Hall at 10:00am.

HISTORIC: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI CONDUCTS FIRST EVER END OF SEMESTER EXAMS ONLINE

The first case of COVID-19 reported in Kenya in the month of March saw the closure of schools on March 16th this year forcing students to vacate all learning institutions. The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has prompted schools to be adoptive in the use of technology to ensure their learners can still continue with their education albeit digitally. The University of Nairobi reacted swiftly moving all courses onto the online platforms and conducted virtual classes. So far, 5500 of these classes have been held in the course of the semester.

NATION LEADERSHIP FORUM PRESENTS: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON EDUCATION

The platform, dubbed NMG Leadership Forum, seeks to encourage dialogue on key issues affecting the country such as economy, agriculture, health, governance and financial markets. Nation Media Group in collaboration with the University of Nairobi has launched a platform where professionals, stakeholders, leaders and Kenyans will get an opportunity to discuss issues related to development.

The platform, dubbed NMG Leadership Forum, seeks to encourage dialogue on key issues affecting the country such as economy, agriculture, health, governance and financial markets.

ONLINE TRAINING FOR FACULTY AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

The Library has organized online training on Remote Access to Electronic Books and Journals, Zotero Referencing Tool, Turnitin and Rubric Examination Tool during the week starting from 18th to 22nd May 2020.  The four training will target postgraduate students and academic staff. 

E-LEARNING MODULES UPLOADED ON UoN LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

E-learning modules have been uploaded on the UoN learning management system. The modules include common courses, training and short courses, BA of Education (science), BA Arts, M.Ed Administration, Masters in Religious Studies among others. Log on to e-class.uonbi.ac.ke to access these modules relevant to you for study and revision for your exams.

The modules can be be downloaded on a computer or smart phone. The plus is that the content is also available in an offline mode in the learning management system.

SEPTEMBER 2020 GRADUATION: BINDING OF THESES AND PROJECTS

To all  September 2020 Graduating Class, the Library Bindery Section is open from 8.00 a.m. -  4.00 p.m.; Monday to Friday for the above process. Those seeking bindery services should comply with the Ministry of Health directives during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Director, Library and Information Services if you require further clarification or assistance on this matter.

SURVEY PARTICIPATION FOR STUDENTS, ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

You are all invited to participate in a survey "Evaluation of Implementation of Online Learning". The goal of this survey is to evaluate the implementation of online learning that has been taking place at the University during the COVID-19 period. 

The findings of this survey will be used to improve the various approaches that the university has put in place for the implementation of online learning. 

Click on your respective link below and fill in the survey.

Student survey

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI TO ADMINISTER EXAMINATIONS ONLINE

The education sector was the first to suffer from the coronavirus pandemic when President Kenyatta ordered all learning institutions to close after the first case of the disease was confirmed in the country. Weeks later, schools that had adequate infrastructure resulted in teaching their learners online using different web conferencing facilities.