A record 5,709 were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas at the graduation ceremony held on December 11, 2020 at the Great Court, Main Campus. Two(2) honorary degrees were also honored to Prof. Ojiambo and Prof Mugo. Prof Ojiambo was awarded a Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) In Leadership in recognition of her distinguished and exemplary career in leadership which has helped shape the face of leadership and politics in Kenya. Prof. Mugo was awarded a Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) In Literature, virtually, in recognition of her outstanding achievements and contribution to scholarship in literature and the arts, her relentless pursuit of a socially just world, and her broader service to humanity.
The vice – Chancellor Prof. Stephene Kiama noted that the 64th graduation ceremony is a historic one as it coincides with the golden jubilee celebrations occurring when celebrating fifty years of academic excellence. It marks the end of an era and the beginning of a newer chapter for the University.
The graduates, staff and stakeholders keenly followed the ceremony from the comfort of their homes via the University of Nairobi social media channels. The event was also live on NTV channel