Latest News & Announcements

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & RESEARCH OUTPUT COMMERCIALIZATION TRAINING

The  Intellectual Property Management Office(IPMO) proposes to train staff, students and researchers from various units of the University, so that their research  products and processes can be protected, moved along into the product development and commercialization phase for the benefit of the researcher, the University and the society.

The training is intended to be practical and therefore the resource persons are drawn from invention/innovation incubation based organizations, inventors with commercialized Intellectual Property and those with relevant business skills.

UoN ICT DATA CENTRE UPGRADED SUCCESSFULLY

The university  ICT data center  has undergone a major upgrade . The upgrade took place  over the weekend of October 3rd - 4th  2020 .The ICT engineers also got the opportunity  to carry out routine maintenance services to all the servers.This is  a step forward in achieving one of the vice chancellor's number one reform agenda i.e data driven management reforms.

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI VIRTUAL RESEARCH WEEK 2020

This is the 3rd Annual event hosted by the University of Nairobi in October each year. The week features over ten different conferences covering a diverse range of academic disciplines, one of which is bound to meet your interest and area of expertise. 

The conferences provide a forum to enable you to present your work, engage with your colleagues, and learn about the latest developments in your field. 

2021 TWO-YEAR WORLDWIDE IBM PHD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

2021 Two-Year Worldwide IBM PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 is now open for applications. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. Focus areas include the following topics of particular interest:

UoN EXPELLED STUDENTS GIVEN A SECOND CHANCE.

The  Vice Chancellor  recently  said that expelled students(except the ones with court cases) should be given a second chance.   “We cannot punish them forever. If we fail to give them (students) a chance then we will kill their aspirations and hopes of the communities they come from,” he said 

Following Vc's  announcement the university management has set up Pardon Advisory Committee (PAC) to set guidelines that will see expelled students appealing to the chair of the senate, and the committee will recommend a free or conditional pardon to an expelled student.

UoN @50 : A LOOK AT THE UON LOGO

Have you ever realized that the University of Nairobi Logo is very closely linked to its historical development over a period of 50 years?

At the dawn of Kenya’s Independence in 1963, the then Royal College Nairobi, became a constituent College of the University of East Africa and only in 1970 by an Act of Parliament did it attain the status of a fully fledged University.

Consequently, the UoN logo, when analyzed closely, reflects that evolution. 

The three animals

UoN HOLDS VIRTUAL GRADUATION CEREMONY.

The University of Nairobi  has done it yet again.The University, not long a go successfully shifted all its research,teaching and learning to online platforms due to the challenges posed by Covid -19  pandemic. . Today September 25th , 2020 the University has delivered the 63rd Graduation through virtual platform. The ceremony was held at  the Great Court.

UoN AT 50

It is a time to celebrate. The University of Nairobi marks 50 years since it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya on July 1, 1970.

The University of Nairobi owes its origin to several developments in higher education within the country and the region. The idea of an institution for higher learning in Kenya goes back to 1947 when the Kenya Government drew up a plan for the establishment of a technical and commercial institute in Nairobi.