University of Nairobi

GANDHI SMARAK NIDHI FUND - POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

Gandhi Smarak Nidhi fund (GSNF) has opened  limited number of partial scholarships tenable at the University of Nairobi, for Masters Programmes during the 2021/2022 academic year.

Interested candidates are invited to apply/re-apply for the scholarship through our online application portal (https://gandhi.uonbi.ac.ke) from Monday August 2, 2021. 

 

AGRICULTURE STRAIGHT TALK: NAIVASHA GIRLS AND FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE MEMBERS, UON

Led by the Dean FOA, Prof. Moses Nyangito, students of Naivasha Girls Secondary School interacted with FoA Professors and Doctors, University of Nairobi. The virtual interaction and mentorship was conducted on 26th February 2021. They discussed the importance of Agriculture and environmental science in food security and the associated opportunities related to these fields.

ON CAMPUS LEARNING-COMMENCEMENT AND RESUMPTION DATES FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEARS

Undergraduate  students in 2nd, 3rd and 4th  years at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary sciences, you are reminded on Campus learning resumes on 11th January, 2021. Welcome back to Upper Kabete.

See attached PDF document for more information.

2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2020

Our goal is to get students experience at working in international spaces and as teams work on sustainable development goals mostly using their home institutions as case studies. The conference will test different ideas as it pursue great chance to partner with University of Nairobi and other institutions

UON NEW COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH; SLU GRANTED FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH TO ACHIEVE THE GLOBAL GOALS IN EAST AFRICA

The University of Nairobi has signed a new collaboration with School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University, Umeå, University, Makerere University, IGAD and ICRAF to research on innovative approaches in dryland borders of Kenya and Uganda focusing on livelihood improvement through rangeland (grazing areas) restoration and governance interventions. Professor Ingrid Öborn will lead the team from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

CAVS TREE PLANTING DAY;

Beyond the landscape restoration field, benefits of trees also range from improving air quality, to protect biodiversity, tackle climate changes and improve people’s health, as well as providing several sources of income: from wood, cuttings to Non Timber Forest Products, such as nuts, fruits or extracts.

GRANT EXPENDITURE SENSITIZATION TRAINING

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences staff led by the Principal CAVS, Prof Rose Nyikal on Friday, 6th November, 2020 was virtually trained on utilization of grant expenditure Authorization to Incur Expenditure (AIE)AIE is a tool used by the University of Nairobi in processing Grants transactions.

SCOPING MISSION IN PREPARATION FOR DR-SRM PROJECT KICK OFF IN SAMBURU COUNTY

Dr.SM Mureithi of Department of LARMAT, University of Nairobi accompanied by the Country Director of Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Suisse (VSF-Suisse) ,(Kenya and Somalia) and Eric Rosana of VSF-Suisse Kenya are on a four day (from 2nd November, 2020)  scoping mission in Samburu County in preparation for the start of implementating the  “Building Drought Resilience in Samburu Through Sustainable Rangelands Management (DR-SRM) Project.

CLASSROOM LECTURES TO BEGIN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

Face to face, Teaching & Learning will resume on 9th November 2020 for 1st Years in College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE), College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS), College of Education & External Studies (CEES)-Kenya Science Campus & College of Health Sciences (CHS).