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63rd Graduation graduation ceremony

A record 2,851 graduands were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi at the 63rd Graduation Ceremony on September 25, 2020 held at the Great Court.

The graduates who followed the ceremony virtually consisted of 54 Doctor of Philosophy Degree Awards (PhDs), 370 Master Degree Awards, 15 Postgraduate Diploma Awards, 2045 Bachelor Degree Awards and 367 Diploma Awards.

VC welcomes over 10,000 new students

he University of Nairobi has welcomed over 10,000 new students for the Academic Year 2020/21.The new students have been admitted to the six UoN Colleges and the ODeL Campus. This admission process is an important milestone in the history of the University of Nairobi as it is the first time that the institution has conducted end to end academic processes using online platforms.In the Vice-Chancellor’s virtual address to the new students, Prof.

September 2020 orientation for New Students to be Held Online

The University of Nairobi will for the first time in history conduct orientation for first year students exclusively online due to the COVID-19 outbreak.The orientation to be held from 31st August -4th September 2020 will see new students acquainted with what life is like in campus. 

Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) Training

During the one-day online training session, the Mombasa Campus Staff were equipped with knowledge and skills on Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE)  Management system.

Presiding over the training, the Senior ICT Officer Mr.Simon Mwangi  noted that the ICT is committed to effective and automatic AIE procedures and practices.


UniRank the Universities search engine, has placed the University of Nairobi at position 7 in the 2020 African University Ranking. The ranking recognizes the most popular top 200 higher-education institutions in Africa.

UniRank provides a non-academic League Table of the top Universities in Africa based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

UoNMSA Marks International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The University of Nairobi, Mombasa Campus marked the 26/06/2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking through a webinar. To address and counter the drug problem and reaffirming its resolve, The Executive Director Reachout, Mr.Taib presented effective and holistic approaches needed to resolve the issue. Drug abuse is a complex problem at the intersection of public health, safety and social issues. Very interesting to hear that drug abuse cuts across ages, social status etc.