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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.

ADMINISTRATION OF THE SECOND DOSE OF COVISHIELD VACCINE

The University Health Services Vaccination Centre has obtained limited quantity of the
Covishield (Astra Zeneca) vaccine for purposes of administering the second (2 nd ) dose
against COVID-19.
In this regard, the second dose of the vaccine will be administered to members of staff
who fall under the following categories and in compliance with Ministry of Health
guidelines:
1) Health Care Workers who had received the first dose.
2) All members of staff who have since completed twelve (12) weeks - after the first

Prof. Jaoko debunks COVID-19 vaccine myths

There are high hopes COVID-19 vaccines will help end the pandemic. However, there have been claims about these vaccines that have received mixed reactions from all quarters some advocating for the vaccines and others heavily criticizing the vaccines based on the manner in which the vaccines were hurriedly developed and approved raising safety and effectiveness concerns.

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