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Upholding academic excellence and resilience through technology amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The University of Nairobi held its 66th graduation ceremony on 17th December, 2021. On this occasion, the University celebrated the hard work of 6,647 graduands, ushering them out into the world to utilize their knowledge, skills and behavior to build the nation and serve their communities.

Speaking during the 66th graduation ceremony, the Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, urged the graduating class to always remain determined and hopeful.

65th Graduation Ceremony- A story of resilience in the face of adversity

“Let us refuse to be prisoners of history and deliberately prepare ourselves for the journey ahead. Like Martin Luther King Jr, we may not have the whole staircase, but we ought to take the first step in faith.” Emphasized Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, OGW, Chancellor, the University of Nairobi at the 65th graduation ceremony.

 

Dr. Rattansi encouraged the class of 2021 that graduation presents an opportunity to start afresh and to embark on new beginnings.

Executive Deans appointed to head Faculties

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama has, in his live address to the University community, named the executive deans as follows:

Associate Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs-Prof. Julius Ogeng’o

Acting  Associate Vice Chancellor in charge of Research, Innovation and Enterprise-Prof.Margaret Hutchison

Acting Executive Dean, Faculty of Agriculture-Prof. Rose Nyikal

Share facts on Drugs, Save Lives-IDADA 2021

The University of Nairobi Community joined the world in commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADA). IDADA is observed on 26th June every year following an agreement by the United Nations General Assembly 33 years ago. This agreement was an expression of the global determination to strengthen action and cooperation towards an international society free of drug abuse.

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.