Latest News & Announcements

Invitation to support the UoN Students Fund

The Office of the Dean of Students has received numerous requests from Needy Students who require financial support for their Tuition and Accommodation Fee. The Dean therefore is reaching out to all Staff, Alumni, Corporates, Well-wishers and Foundations to support this noble fund.  Please donate through: MPESA PAYBILL NO: 4061619  ACCOUNT NAME: Needy Students |Hostels Facelift| Mentorship | Career & Talents (Choose one)  

New Arrival at the UNES University Bookstores | FOUNTAIN OF KNOWLEDGE: History of the University of Nairobi, 1952-2020

The UNES Bookstore Manager is pleased to inform all staff, students and members of the general public of the availability of the book, 'FOUNTAIN OF KNOWLEDGE: History of the University of Nairobi, 1952-2020' at the UNES University Bookstores; Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa at a cost of KSh. 3,000 only.  As part of Celebrating the University of Nairobi Golden Jubilee, the First 50 Customers to purchase the book shall get a FREE UoN@50 Branded Pen. Check Off Facility is available to all Members of Staff through their respective payrolls. Customer Experience Contacts: Tel:     (+254-20) 491 3919 Email:

Covid-19 Vaccination Exercise - Moderna Vaccine

The Director, University Health Services Dr. Lucy Muhia has announced that the University Vaccine Centre will be rolling out the 1st dose of the modern vaccine (mRNA) starting Monday 06-Sept-2021. In her memo to all staff, she said the moderna vaccine will only be administered to eligible persons who had not received any other type of COVID-19 vaccination. The second dose of the moderna vaccine will be administered 28 days apart. The director encouraged all staff who had not been vaccinated to avail themselves of this opportunity by reserving a slot via Vaccination Portal: The prior booking will enable the UHS plan in advance for ease of queue management.

Impact of post COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation sub-sector in Kenya: call for consultancy services

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) jointly with the State Department for Transport intends to contract interested and eligible individual consultant to assess the Impact of Post Covid-19 Pandemic on the Aviation Sub-sector in Kenya and identify mitigation measures necessary to assist the industry to recover from the negative effect through the following tender: TENDER NUMBER TITLE OF TENDER KCAA/001/2021-2022 - Expression of Interest (Individual Consultants Services) for provision of consultancy services on impact of Covid – 19 pandemic on the aviation sub-sector in Kenya. For more details interested individual consultants may view and download the Expression of Interest document containing the Terms of Reference from KCAA website:  or

Staff Training & Development Fund - call for applications

The University of Nairobi has sent out an invitation for applications for Staff Training and Development Fund (STDF). The STDF aims at giving financial support to members of staff pursuing various academic programmes under Module II Degree Programmes within the University of Nairobi. The courses to be pursued should be relevant to their duties and add value to their performance. Scan the duly filled Staff Training and Development Fund (STDF) form, current appointment letter, admission letter and sent electronically to

University of Nairobi admission & orientation of First Years - 2021

The University Senate meeting on Wednesday 4th August 2021 considered and approved the Revised Semester Schedules for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Please note the following important dates and activities:   Monday 13th September 2021 Early Online registration of First Years begins. Monday 20th September 2021 Physical reporting to the University for all Module I First Years SWA to organize for the accommodation of the students. Monday 20th to Sunday 26th September 2021 Registration and Orientation Week. Tuesday 21st September 2021 Students commence Course Registration for two weeks 2 of 2. Wednesday 22nd September 2021 Executive Deans and other University Officials address the student's Vice Chancellor’s Address at 2.30 p.m (Virtual). Sunday 26th September 2021 Inter-Faculty Portal opens for one week for students to apply. Monday 27th September to Friday 1st October 2021 Training on Online Learning and continued Reporting and Registration of First Years. Monday 4th October 2021 Lectures begin in all the 11 Faculties.

Safe, Resilient Transport & Smart Mobility services for passengers & goods - Research funding opportunity

The European Commission has set aside full funding for research on, 'Safe, Resilient Transport & Smart Mobility services for passengers & goods'.  Please contact the offices of the RIE if you need any assistance in the preparation of your proposals.  Also, note that this funding opportunity has a very tight deadline.

Covid-19 Vaccination Exercise at the University Health Services

The University of Nairobi Director of Corporate Affairs Mr. John Orindi has advised that those among the University Community (Students, Staff/Dependents above 18 years) and who have not been vaccinated, should at the earliest voluntarily avail themselves for the vaccination programme that has been running in the University Health Services. This will curb the spread of COVID-19, especially the Delta variant that is spreading at a very fast rate.


We are pleased to extend our warmest congratulations to you on your appointment as the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Human Resource & Administration and we wish you success in your new duties.

You have our full support.