Latest News & Announcements

Collaborations with Thomas More University of Applied Sciences

In 2021, The University of Nairobi and Thomas More University of Applied Sciences signed a collaborative agreement MOU that has seen more than 40 University of Nairobi students taking part in Virtual exchange in form of Collaborative Online International Learning with Thomas More University of Applied Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium. Faculty members from both universities have also had the opportunity to visit and benchmark.

2023 NIW -Technology & Innovation in the Evolving Job Market.

The 2023 Nairobi Innovation Week place took place on 17th-19th May 2023 On the 17th of May 2023. The three day event provided an opportunity for innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs, government agencies, funders and academia to showcase their innovations, products, programmes and services all contributing to growing the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.


We are proud to announce the first-ever Nairobi Innovation Week Influencer Award, organized by the University of Nairobi. This unique competition is a fantastic opportunity to showcase, recognize, and reward the most influential figures in Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI).

62 students from FST Awarded for exemplary Performance at the Students Recognition Awards

62 students from the faculty were among the 800 recepients honored during the Students’ Recognition Awards Ceremony held on May 5, 2023 in Taifa Hall.  Kamau Ummi Gitau received the award for the best student in academic performance in the Faculty. The award ceremony is conducted to honor the students for exemplary performance in various categories; students’ talents, innovation and entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility, leadership, volunteerism, sports and games, and other extra-curricular activities.

UON Launch Solar Rooftop Project at Chiromo Campus

The official commissioning of the solar rooftop project was held on Tuesday, 4th April 2023 at Chiromo campus. The solar lighting project will provide a reliable, affordable, and sustainable power supply in Chiromo campus.

The lack of access to electricity imposes major constraints on modern economic activities of the university, partnerships with industry, and the provision of public services, the adoption of new technologies, and the quality of student life.

AFRICA 2030- Where will jobs come from?

join us on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, for a special event on Africa 2023 - Where will jobs come from? The World Data Lab and the University of Nairobi have invited experts to share innovative data-driven insights on youth unemployment. @worlddatalab and @uonbi
Venue: UoN Confucious Institute | Time: 2-4pm
Register to participate:

UNSA Elections 2023

The Independent Electoral Commission has announced UNSA elections of Faculties and Campus Association teams will be on 24th March 2023 In accordance with the provisions of Article 16 (1)& (2) of the UNSA Constitution. Please take note and come out and vote!

The attention of candidates, their supporters & the entire UoN student fraternity is drawn to the UNSA Electoral Code of Conduct 2017 and to the UNSA elections offences and penalties 2017 for their information and compliance.