Latest News & Announcements


What is the New Erasmus Mundus Action 2021-2027?

The new Erasmus Mundus action comprises Erasmus Mundus Joint Master (EMJM) and Erasmus Mundus Design Measures (EMDM). They are autonomous funding schemes with independent calls for proposals. EMJMs support the implementation of existing joint master programmes whereas EMDMs support the design of new joint master programmes.

ERASMUS Mundus  Joint Masters (EMJM)

UoN partners with West Ukrainian National University

The UoN and the West Ukrainian National University entered into a collaborative agreement to foster the development of a broader exchange of knowledge, skills and experience in all aspects of the curriculum and support services including administration and management structures. The partnership was necessitated by the need to combine scientific efforts to train highly qualified specialists who will be instrumental in building the respective countries’ future.

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.