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Training of Trainers for Teacher Education and Management

The Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Amb. Simon Nabukwesi has committed to support and upscale the activities Trainers for Teacher Education and Management (TOTEMK). He was speaking during the closing ceremony of the TOTEMK workshop held at the University of Nairobi on Wednesday 10th November 2021.  In his remarks, Amb.


The University of Nairobi held its 65th Graduation Ceremony on Friday 24th September 2021. 4,205 students were awarded certificates; 1 Higher Doctorate Degree, 79 PhD Degrees, 378 Masters, 17 postgraduate diplomas, 3,459 Bachelors and 271 Diplomas. 36.7 % of the graduands were females while 63.3% were male.

UON Alumni Association 2021 Scholarship Fund

UoN Alumni Association Scholarship Fund is a program that provides University Scholarships and Mentorship to academically gifted but financially disadvantaged students undertaking their undergraduate courses at the University of Nairobi Students.  

The Fund has supported over 3000 needy and bright students to meet their educational needs since the University of Nairobi Alumni Association was launched in 2005. The fund does not cater for the full cost of University requirements in an academic year hence awardees are advised to explore other ways for more funding. 

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).

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.