University of Nairobi

TSINGHUA GLOBAL SUMMER SCHOOL (GSS) 2020

The first virtual summer school, Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) 2020, Toward a Post-Pandemic World, is going to be held from July 20 to 28, 2020. the COVID-19 pandemic has brought immense uncertainty and challenges to our world of today, causing major disruptions to the economy, international relations, society, public health, technological development and education.

AFRICA AND COVID-19 VIRTUAL CARTOON FESTIVAL COMPETITION

The African virtual cartoon festival on Covid-19 has been organized by the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Kenya in collaboration with University of Nairobi, and East African Cartoonists' Society on the title "Africa and Covid-19 Pandemic" with 13 sub titles to choose from as highlighted on its call which you can access here.

CHINESE AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP 2020/2021

The Chinese Ambassador's scholarship programme was started in 2013, with the aim of supporting needy students. The Chinese Embassy has been supporting the education institutions in Kenya in a bid to help young Kenyans to pursue their dreams at the University of Nairobi.

Over 100 Students from the University of Nairobi have benefited from this programme since 2013. The Scholarship targets only undergraduate students under the Government Sponsored (Module 1) Category.

PROF. KIAMA APPOINTED CHAIR OF THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITIES EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL COMMITTEE

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is an international organization dedicated to building a better world through higher education located in London, United Kingdom that has more than 500 members spread across the 50 countries in the commonwealth with University of Nairobi being one of them.

PhD STUDENTSHIP FOR RESEARCHERS WITH DISABILITIES

PENDA is pleased to launch it's final PhD studentship for researchers with disabilities in Kenya focusing on researching the impact of Covid on people with disabilities, surrounding Disability Inclusive Development. The PENDA Consortium is committed to building the capacity of researchers with disabilities from LMICs, and so is funding exciting new studentships in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia.

FULL SCHOLARSHIP FOR PWDs TO STUDY A MASTER'S DEGREE AT UON

Development Pathways is excited to announce the launch of the Krystle Kabare Scholarship. One Kenyans student with disability will be awarded full academic funding to study a Master's degree at the University of Nairobi. The scholarship was set up to honour the memory of the late Krystle Kabare.

UoN RANKED IN THE 6.8% IN THE WORLD

According to the World University Rankings 2020-2021, UoN has been ranked 6.8% globally out of twenty thousand universities. This year, University of Nairobi ranks as follows: Quality of Education, Alumni Employment and Quality of faculty have an Overall Score of 68.4 with a a research performance rank of 1294 , with a world rank of 1357,and leading in Kenya.

THE PICK OF THE LITTER OUT OF THE 125,000 2019 KCSE STUDENTS GET TO JOIN UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

The University of Nairobi will admit 313 of 630 students who scored an A in the Kenya Secondary School Certificate 2019 to study medicine, engineering and architecture which are competitive courses offered and most desirable courses.

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.

NEW UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI VICE CHANCELLOR - PROF. KIAMA INSTALLATION

You are warmly invited to be part of this historic moment in witnessing the Installation of Prof. Stephen Gitahi Kiama PhD as the 8th Vice Chancellor of UoN.

All guests to be seated by 8:30am. As the ceremony starts promptly at 9am, at the Taifa Hall on the 21st January 2020.

Once again, our warm congratulations to the new VC on his appointment.