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Commemoration of World AIDS Day 2020

The global commemoration of the World AIDS Day is on December 1, 2020. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about HIV/AIDS and is in remembrance of those who have lost their lives to complications of HIV.

The University of Nairobi will hold a virtual event on December 1, 2020 from 9.00 AM to 11.00AM. The chief guest is the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama.

Breast Health Awareness during the COVID-19 pandemic

October is breast cancer awareness month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offered information and support to those affected by breast cancer

The University of Nairobi in partnership with Karen hospital organized a webinar on ‘breast health awareness during COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday 27th October 2020

The Fountain of Knowledge: An Icon to Behold


You walk in through the gate, past the cobbled walkway, past the stone slab, and then bang, you locate it quite accidentally. This is the Fountain, tucked away to the side.

The dribble of water, iridescent in the sun’s rays catch your attention, and the old stone bench beckons you to take a seat, to rest, to savor the pleasure of the fountain.

UoN to host Nanosatelite Development Research Chair


The University of Nairobi has been selected to host the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) Chair on Nanosatelite Development. UoN is among five other universities selected for this award which is to the tune of Kshs. 1 million for the duration of one year. The Research Chair will catalyze and promote research in Space Science and Technology.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama welcomes over 10,000 new students

The University of Nairobi has welcomed over 10,000 new students for the Academic Year 2020/21.

The new students have been admitted to the six UoN Colleges and the ODeL Campus. This admission process is an important milestone in the history of the University of Nairobi as it is the first time that the institution has conducted end to end academic processes using online platforms.