Latest News & Announcements

UoN commemorates the World Day of Remembrance of Road Crash Victims

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the National Transport and Safety Authority, NTSA and other stakeholders commemorated the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims on the 17th of November 2021. This day is observed globally every year on the third Sunday of November and is dedicated to remembering crash victims and injuries on road effect on their families.  The occasion at the UoN was garced by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama and the entire committee on Road Safety Mainstreaming. Speaking at the UoN World Day of Remembrance of Road Crash Victims, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Prof. Stephen Kiama acknowledged that the university community was not exempt when it came to being affected by road crashes and thus it was important to commemorate WDoR and lead in actions that would minimize road crashes.

Hokkaido University President’s Fellowship - call for application

Hokkaido University President’s Fellowship for 2022. Hokkaido University offers this fellowship to our inter-university partners with whom we seek to develop stronger ties, and I hope that we will accept a candidate from your university. Self-supported international students with excellent academic records as well as a strong interest in Hokkaido University and in Japanese culture are eligible to apply. Please recommend one student from your university that can start at HU in October 2022. Applications must be sent by January 7th, 2022 without fail. Please submit the scanned data if you cannot send them by post because of the effect of the new coronavirus. Application details are outlined in the attached guidelines sent to you via emails on 04-Nov-2021.

Ajira Digital Program - two days physical training & mentorship

The Office of Career Services in partnership with the Ajira Digital Program is offering a free 2-day physical training and mentorship to University of Nairobi Students and Alumni on the following areas. ·        Data Management ·        Digital Marketing ·        Transcription ·        Virtual Assistant(V.A) and ·        Content Writing Dates: Thur 21st - Fri 22nd October 2021 (Main Campus)             Mon 25th - Tues 26th October 2021 (Chiromo Campus) Time: 8:00AM – 4.00PM Kindly fill this form to RSVP: Contact person: Alex Kimathi: 0759217028 Students are invited to sign up and attend the training. 

Students & Staff Voter Registration Drive by the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission (IEBC)

Following the Launch of the Students Voter Registration Drive on Wed 13 October 2021 by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in partnership with the Universities and Colleges Students' Peace Association of Kenya (UCSPAK), the Dean of Students cordially invites all the students on Campus and staff for Voter Registration outside Taifa Hall, Main Campus from Thursday, 14 October to Tuesday 2 November 2021.  Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm ALL ARE WELCOME!!!!

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Course - Invitation for registration

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with the University of Helsinki (Finland) and Reaktor (Finland) welcomes all staff and students to register for the elements of Artificial Intelligence (AI) online course. This is a free course and covers fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and at the end, there will be a certificate of proficiency from the three collaborating partners. You do not need any prior knowledge or experience in computing. At the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of what kind of problems AI is used to solve in everyday life and how you can apply AI in your career. You will have a competitive advantage as you will have an extra set of tools to solve business and societal problems that require automation. Fill in the details in here to inform the organizing team that you intend to take the course. Once you have filled in your details, we will send you a link to the eLearning system to join the course. Students and staff from all specializations are welcome to enroll for the course. For more information, please email:

UoN Alumni Association Scholarship - call for applications

The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) invites applications for scholarships for the Academic Year 2021/2022 that started in September 2021. The UONAA Scholarship Fund is a program that provides university scholarships and mentorship to academically gifted and talented students but from financially disadvantaged backgrounds. The students must be pursuing their studies at the University of Nairobi. The UONAA Scholarship Fund targets to financially support 1000 needy and deserving students over the next 5 years giving up to Ksh. 40,000.00 per academic year. For more details on the application process, please see the poster above.

Call for Applications: Africa Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Operations for Resource Management & Food Supply

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with University of Dar El Salaam (UDSM), Kuehne Logistics University (KLU) and Kuehne Foundation (KF) are organizing a seven day academic exchange to Ghana in October, 2021. The purpose of the academic exchange is to enhance learning and knowledge sharing in sustainable management and operations. Participants will engage in intellectually motivating discussions and learn from professors and experts on academic process, research needs and work-life in sustainable management and operations careers.

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.