Latest News & Announcements

Sale of Boarded Motor Vehicles by Public Auction on June 29, 2021 (10:00 a.m)

The University of invites eligible candidates for sale of boarded motor vehicles by public Auction on 29th June 2021 starting from 10.00 am at Taifa Hall, Main Campus.  Interested eligible candidates may obtain further information from and inspect the tender documents at the Procurement Manager’s office, Room 104, Administration Block 1st floor, Main Campus during normal working hours. A complete set of catalogue documents may be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of non-refundable cash fee deposit of Kshs.500.00 at Absa Bank Ac. No. 094-8245531 Queensway House Branch and thereafter obtaining an official receipt from Gandhi Wing Room G4 or download free of charge from;

Affiliates of the African Academy of Sciences - Invitation for applications

Applications are invited for the sixth cohort of Affiliates of the African Academy of Sciences. The AAS Affiliates Programme seeks early and mid-career scientists who demonstrate excellence in their development and application of science in Africa. These individuals become ‘Affiliate of The AAS’ for a period of five years during which they receive individualized professional development support and join a wider community of science leaders on the African continent. Applications close on 23 July 2021.

1000-Bob-or-Less App - new mobile application in the market

All staff and students are being introduced to a new platform known as 1000boborless.  1000boborless is a mobile and web application built as a social platform with an entrepreneur in mind. It is an online listing marketplace that consolidates sellers from all over Kenya who sell products, food & services that are Kshs 1,000 or less. 1000boborless will help you access a fully-fledged marketplace where you will be able to find affordable items near you and countrywide. More importantly, it opens up a platform for entrepreneurs in the university to sell their items for FREE! No costs, no commissions; just set up your online shop, list your items, share your shop profile to your friends and start selling.

Aspire Accelerate Graduate Trainee Programme - Aga Khan University (AKU)

Aga Khan University is on the global lookout for bright, ambitious and confident minds to join its two-year Aspire Accelerate Graduate Trainee Programme in Nairobi.  The Programme is due to commence in October 2021 and they are sourcing for graduates and postgraduates from various disciplines that will contribute to the success of the organisation throughout their training period and thereafter.   On completion of the two-year training, individuals will start their career at mid-manager level having benefitted from a diverse rotation experience across the University’s academic, healthcare and research functions.

Teach for Kenya 2022 Fellowship Program - Invitation for Applications

Teach For Kenya is looking to recruit 26 outstanding leaders into our 2 year teaching fellowship program that places high potential graduates in Kenya’s most high need schools. TFK Fellows are recruited for their leadership potential, resilience and commitment to championing quality education for all Kenyan Children.  If you are a graduate below the age of 35 looking to launch a career of impact and purpose this is an amazing opportunity for you to serve our country in a meaningful way.  Apply and get the opportunity to join our transformational leadership program that equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills to effect change beyond the classrooms in the communities they serve. Deadline has been extended to June 30, 2021.

Training on Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection & Maintenance (Defensive Driving Skills) at Toyota Kenya Academy

The Transport Manager wishes to invite all drivers to a refresher training on the above mentioned topic.  VENUE: Toyota Kenya Academy DATES: (2-June-2021) Group 1 Max Participants 15 (3-June-2021) Group 2 Max Participants 15 (4-June-2021) Group 3 Max Participants 15 (7-June-2021) Group 4 Max Participants 15 (8-June-2021) Group 5 Max Participants 15 DEPARTURE TIME: 7:30 a.m. LESSONS START: 9:00 A.M. LESSONS END: 3:00 A.M. The purpose of this communication therefore is to request you to choose the date you are available. Those therefore that wish to be trained are requested to send a Whatsapp message date (e.g 2 June or 3 June or 4 June …etc) here below on this forum latest today Friday 28-May-2021 by 5:00 p.m. This will enable us properly prepare for the training at the Toyota Kenya Academy.

The UoN Road Safety Mainstreaming Committee meets with the VC

The University of Nairobi Road Safety Mainstreaming Committee yesterday Tuesday 19-May-2021 met with the Vice Chancellor Professor Kiama. The Vice Chancellor signed the 2020 Stockholm Declaration campaign calling for a maximum road travel speed limit of 30 km/h where vulnerable road users and vehicles mix in a frequent and planned manner. The United Nation General Assembly in its Resolution (A/RES/74/299) declared the new Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030. As part of the declarations, the UN is holding the 6th Global Road Safety Week on 17-23 May.

UoN, Equity & Forest Service Partner in Tree Planting Exercise to Celebrate UoN@50

The University of Nairobi (UoN) partnered with Kenya Forest Service and the Equity Bank in a tree planting exercise at UoN's College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services (CAVS) and the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) in Upper Kabete to celebrate UoN@50 years since its establishment. 

The Chief Conservator of Forests Mr. Julius Kamau joined the Chief Guest, Equity Group's Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Polycarp Igathe and UoN's Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Kiama in planting 7,000 trees. 

Invitation to the Tree Planting Exercise on Tuesday,18 May 2021 at 10.00 a.m.

The University of Nairobi in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation, Kenya Forest Service, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National government have planned to plant more than 5,000 trees on 18th May 2021 in various parts of the University. The  5,000 tree seedlings have been donated by the Equity Foundation Group to promote environmental conservation and to stress the importance of fresh air( oxygen) during this period of Covid-19. About 3,000 trees will be planted on 18-May-2021, at 10.00 a.m  in identified  grounds at  the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services and the Wangari Maathai Institute. The remaining 2,000 seedlings will be distributed to various campuses to plant in their environs.

Driving to the Upcountry Safely

So if you preparing for an up-country road-trip, make sure you stay safe with these simple tips:

1. Keep a safe distance.
2. Slow down to avoid skidding.
3. Keep your headlights on.
4. Turn off your high-beams around other cars.
5. Don't attempt to cross flooded roads.
6. Overtake safely.
7. Avoid driving at dawn and dusk.