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Tree Planting and Growing Day 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

The Department of Corporate Affairs joined The University community and its partners as they gathered and planted 7000 tree seedlings on Friday, May 13, 2022, on the Annual Tree Planting and Growing Day.

Equity Group Foundation,County Government, National Government,  Shamba Café, Loresho Community and Association of Green champions joined the university to plant and grow trees.

Nairobi Innovation Week 2022

The University of Nairobi will host the Nairobi Innovation Week 2022 from 26th April to 28th April 2022. The NIW 2022 will feature an Innovation Summit with a series of keynote addresses and invited speakers to lead the discussion on the State of the Innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kenya.

UoN scoops two awards at DIAR 2022

The University of Nairobi scooped two awards at the 4th edition of the National Diversity and Inclusion Recognition and Awards 2022. UoN was among the finalist in the Best Public Universities on PWD Inclusion and was 1st runners up in the most inclusive public universities category.

The other finalist was Kenyatta University, Embu University and South Eastern Kenya University in the same categories.

O3PLUS: A Townhall Experience

In its effort to enhance peer to peer conversations, the UoN O3 plus working group organized a student’s town hall tagged, ‘who do I talk to about sex?’

The student town hall pulled a full theatre of over 500 students from all the 11 faculties and campuses. The students were engaged in a 2 hour heated conversation on what is sex and what it is not and how it affects a student’s wellbeing while in campus.

Nairobi Innovation Week 2022

This year’s edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week is fast approaching.

The NIW 2022 will be held from April 26 to 28, 2022 at Great Court, Main Campus.

The University of Nairobi will be collaborating with a large number of partners and stakeholders to organize and execute the NIW event.

This year’s theme is “Innovation for Transformation and Impact in the society.”

This theme endeavors to celebrate both local and international innovations while enhancing the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. 

IWD 2022: Break the Bias

The International Women’s Day 2022 celebrations were marked with pomp and colour at the University of Nairobi. The University’s Travelling Theatre graced the celebrations with a lot of edutainment that challenged the participants on sex and reproductive health, safe and unsafe abortions. They performed songs, poetry and skits in between the speeches and the questions and answer sessions.

This year's theme,  'Break the bias' was discussed through different facets that affect women and girls. 

Policy makers need to be sensitized on the value of university education

African governments need to be sensitized and advised on the critical role played by Universities in development. This were the sentiments expressed by the University of Nairobi’s Vice-chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama when he met the Secretary General, Association of African Universities (AAU), Prof. Olusola B. Oyewole.

UoN Ranked among top universities globally

The University of Nairobi has ranked very highly in the just released Ranking Web of Universities-Webometrics. The University placed position 12 in Africa and 1,077 in the world, making the Institution one of the most highly ranked top 5% Universities in the world. The University has maintained a solid lead in East and Central Africa for the last 7 years. For the January 2022 edition, the ranking body reviewed about 31,000 Higher Education Institutions in over 200 countries across the globe.

Over 50,000 university students reached by the O3plus Project

The University of Nairobi has reported a reach of 56,000 students in its efforts to implement the (O3 Plus) project pilot phase from October 2021 to December 2021 while Mount Kenya University reached 10,000 students. This was revealed during a 4-day planning workshop that started on Monday, January 24th, 2022 at the Masada Hotel, Naivasha.