The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama and the Managing Director, Elgon Kenya Limited, Dr. Bimal Kantaria, toured Kabete Campus on 14th October, 2021 to identify the site for the establishment of the proposed Resource and Innovation Centre. Prof. Kiama and Dr. Bimal Kantaria were accompanied by members of the project committee drawn from various departments in the University, led by Prof. Margaret Hutchinson, the Associate Vice Chancellor Research Innovation and Enterprise. They were received by the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Prof.
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.
University of Nairobi was officially handed over a trophy for the award of Huawei Outstanding Partner award. The awardees were officially announced on September 22 2020 at the Huawei Partner’s Night during the virtual HUAWEI 2020 CONNECT EVENT held in Beijing, China. The event was held virtually for the first time due to Covid-19 concerns.
This will be the first Research Week event to held online due to on going COVID 19 pandemic. The 3rd Annual event hosted by the University of Nairobi will be in October from 12th to 16th, 2020.
The week features over ten different conferences covering a diverse range of academic disciplines, one of which is bound to meet your interest and area of expertise. The conferences provide a forum to enable you to present your work, engage with your colleagues, and learn about the latest developments in your field.
The University of Nairobi turns 50 this year, having been inaugurated on July 1, 1970. The University plans a full year of celebrations and, for that, we need a logo. One that will capture the essence of the University as a great institution, bring out excitement and inspiration and blend well with or beside the Official University Logo.