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CEES UoN@50 Campaign: Community Outreach activity (HGM Kinoo)

The College of Education and External Studies (CEES) is celebrating the University of Nairobi's 50th Anniversary! The University launched the #UONat50 campaign (1970-2020) to celebrate 50 years of academic excellence. As part of the campaign, CEES organized a Community outreach activity at the HGM Primary and Secondary Kinoo Schools in Kiambu County on Thursday 24th June 2021.


Anniversaries are well worth celebrating, the management, faculty, staff, and students at the College of Education and External Studies held a 2-day virtual event to celebrate the University of Nairobi golden jubilee (1970-2020). The University mounted a year-long campaign to celebrate 50 years of academic excellence and take stock of the successes and milestones achieved since 1970 to date (#UoN@50).

UoNat50: CEES Celebrations

The College of Education and External Studies will host a 2 day virtual event on Thursday 24th June and Friday 25th June 2021 to celebrate the University of Nairobi 50 year Anniversary.

The College has organized a series of activities like Webinars, CSR activity, Alumni activities and documentaries. Click to Download Program

To Participate in this event: Registration Link:

Annual Sports Day 2021 Edition

One of the most exciting events in the University calendar is the Annual Sports Day. On this day staff and students from across all Colleges compete in various sporting activities and socialize. This year, the University of Nairobi held the annual Sports day on Friday June 18 2021 at the University Sports Ground. The theme of this year’s annual Sports Day is “Staying safe and healthy through sports.

World Environment Day 2021

Students from the College of Education and External Studies joined the world in observing the World Environment Day on 5th June 2021. The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is "Ecosystem Restoration". The Students planted more than 200 tree seedlings at the Kikuyu Campus compound.

commentary: Proposal By TSC To Scrap Bachelor Of Education Degree Programs

Teachers are key to improving quality education in any educational system. It is often said that the quality of an educational system cannot be greater than the quality of its teachers. Currently with the reforms in Education in Kenya, stakeholders in the education sector have different views on how initial teacher development should be offered in Universities.

Tree Planting: Partnering in Afforestation beyond COVID -19 Pandemic

As part of the UoN@50 campaign, The University of Nairobi partnered 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 to plant 7000 seedlings in various parts of the University Read More

Prize Presentation Ceremony 2021

The University of Nairobi held the 2nd prize presentation ceremony on Friday, 7th May 2021. The Prize presentation ceremony is an important tradition at the University aimed at recognizing and rewarding outstanding performance by our students. This year’s event recognized the overall best students in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 cohorts.

UoN don elected Regional Sports President

Dr. Simon Munayi, a UoN don was recently elected to the Presidency of the Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports (FEAUS) for a period of four years. Dr. Munayi was the Secretary-General of the body before being elected President. The Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports comprises of 12 countries which include: the twelve countries in the Eastern Africa region, namely, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Staff Training: Transformative Pedagogy

The University of Nairobi Management has scheduled a 3-weeks online training workshop for the members of the academic staff on transformative pedagogy in higher education with special reference to asynchronous e-learning mode of delivery during the months of May and June, 2021. The training will be conducted by the Centre for Pedagogy and Andragogy (CEPA) in collaboration with Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) team. 80% of the presentations/training sessions will be done asynchronously.