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University Of Nairobi Continues to rank Top Regionally

Over the years, the University of Nairobi has been ranked among the top universities in Africa and the world.

On whichever platform be it Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking or Webometrics that has been consistently releasing results, the University of Nairobi has continued to stay in the top 10% bracket.

Recently, the Webometrics ranking released in January 2021 placed the UoN at Position 1 in Kenya and East Africa, Position 13 in Africa, and 1052 in a total of over 30,000 universities ranked globally.

Inter-Faith University Prayer Day 2021

The University Chaplaincy has organized an Inter-Faith University Prayer Day to commit the University Community and all planned activities for the year 2021 into God’s hands. This is also a day set aside for giving thanks to God and seeking for His continued blessings and protection to the University community.

Date: Friday January 15, 2020

 Time: 2.30 – 4.00 P.M.

 Venue: Taifa Hall

2 honorary degrees, 5709 graduates at the 64th graduation ceremony

The Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi has conferred honorary degrees of the University of Nairobi on Prof. Julia Ojiambo, Chair of Council and Prof. Micere Mugo at the 64th Graduation Ceremony. The two have now joined the list of eminent persons who have received the prestigious award bringing the number of honorary degree holders of the University of Nairobi to 35. In addition, a record 5,709 have been conferred degrees and awarded diplomas at the graduation ceremony held on December 11, 2020 at the Great Court, Main Campus.

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.