Announcement

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Notice to all Tutorial Fellows: APPOINTMENT TO THE POSITION OF LECTURER

Tutorial Fellows who have met the senate criteria for promotion to lecturer position are requested to send in their application for consideration to the Dean, through their respective Chairpersons of Departments on or before Thursday 10th March 2022. 

Visual DEsign Conference Visual Design Conference 2022

The Department of Art and Design will host the Visual Design Conference on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th February 2021 at the University of Nairobi Towers Room 405.

The conference brings together design students, researchers, employers, professionals, policymakers and stakeholders to reflect on the theme: Evolution of Afrikan Visual Design in the Digital World. Under three broad themes of Virtual Reality, the Future and the Power to Influence. These three broad themes point at a need to anchor Afrikan art and design on our strong cultural repository. As our collective collaboration is critical for the growth of the cultural arts, design, and creative sector in general. 

Attendees will include, and are not limited to:

a) Majority will be undergraduate and graduate students from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design (and the larger University of Nairobi)

b) Authors who submitted abstracts for the conference, mainly from academia and professionals across Africa

c) Design professionals and those who may work in the design/creative/ digital/ built environment industry (Kenya/Nigeria)

d) Invited speakers and government officials in various ministries

d) Vice-Chancellor, Deputy VC, Dean and members of the UoN faculty/ lecturers 

 

DESIGN OF UNIVERSITY ATTIRE AND WARES COMPETITION

Design of University Attire and Wares Competition

The University of Nairobi is a prime university offering quality education and training. The University has diverse flagship programs that produce graduates for the development of this nation.

The University has been in existence for the last 50 years and is in the process of branding itself, in order to remain relevant, vibrant and sustainable in the coming decades. As part of the branding, the University is developing unique branding items including the University dress and wares, the quality of attire and wares must reflect the mission, vision and core values of the University.

The University has developed this design brief in response to achieving this goal. The development of brand items is also in line to the Presidential directive that all ministries, departments and agencies promote local textile technology by requiring staff to wear African attire, made out of locally manufactured fabrics on selected days.

The University is thus inviting the students and staff to participate in a design contest.

General Considerations

  1. Creation of a detailed University attire and wares in two categories:
  1. Clothes
  2. Wares
  1. Ensure inclusive and participatory process in selecting the best attire designed by University Community
  2. Encourage use of local textile and fashion to boost the national agenda of Buy Kenya Build Kenya.
  3. Quality design that reflects the University’s world class status

Design Elements of University Attire

  1. University core values
  1. Innovative
  1. Aesthetic
  1. University color among other complementary colors
  1. Functionality
  1. Durable, available locally, sustainable and environment-friend fabric material
  1. Authenticity
  1. Texture
  1. Unity in diversity
  1. Color application techniques to the fabric hence adding value to design
  1. Freedom of thought
  1. Production process

Design Categories

Category 1: Clothing

Category 2: Wares

  1. Formal

Souvenirs such as:

  1. Casual
  • Badges, labels, models, ceramics/porcelain, ties, scarfs etc.
  1. Ceremonial

Submission

  • Entries should come in form of sketches, drawings, paintings and images with technical details.

Format of Presentation

  • A 3 Size paper

Entries

  • Maximum two entries per person per category.
  • All entries must be clearly marked withname and contact
  • All entries should be submitted on or before 20th December, 2021 by 4.00pm at University Tower, 17 floor, Corporate Affairs Office

Email:uon-brandattire@uonbi.ac.ke

Telephone:0204913193

Contact:Mr. John Antony Orindi,
Director Corporate Affairs

2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR COMMENCEMENT AND RESUMPTION DATES

ANNOUNCEMENT

2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR
COMMENCEMENT AND RESUMPTION DATES

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II) that the commencement and resumption dates for the 2021/2022 Academic Year are as follows:

COMMENCEMENT DATES
1. MONDAY, 20TH.SEPTEMBER 2021- FIRST SEMESTER

A. Year I (FRESHERS) of the following Faculties:
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE (FAg)
FACULTY OF ARTS (FoA)
FACULTY OF BUILD ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (FBD)
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (FBM)
FACULTY OF EDUCATION (FEd)
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING(FEng)
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (FHS)
FACULTY OF LAW (FoL)
FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (FST)
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES(FSS)
FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE(FVM)

B. Year I
POST GRADUATE STUDENTS
2. MONDAY, 27TH SEPTEMBER 2021- FIRST SEMESTER

- Year II, III, and IV students of FAg, FBD, FBM, Fed, FEng, FoL, FSS, FVM and FHS (BSc. Biochemistry and Medical Lab and Technology)
- Year II students FHS
- Year II, III and IV Post graduate students.

3. MONDAY, 25TH OCTOBER 2021 – FIRST SEMESTER
- Year V and VI Students of Department of Architecture

4. MONDAY, 1ST.NOVEMBER 2021 – FIRST SEMESTER
- Year III, V and VI Students of FHS.

65TH GRADUATION CEREMONY – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

65TH GRADUATION CEREMONY – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021
The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all students who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2020/2021) and members of the public, that the 65th Graduation Ceremony will be held VIRTUALLY on Friday, September 24, 2021 commencing at 8.00 a.m. at the Great Court. The event will be streamed live through the following links; www.uonbi.ac.ke.ke/livestream and facebook.com/uonbi.ac.ke.

CLEARANCE OF FEES AND ORDER OF NAMES:
ONLY those who will have satisfied all the academic requirements, will have completed paying all the fees due to the University; and been cleared of any disciplinary cases by Tuesday August 24, 2021 will be allowed to graduate. ALL graduands are advised to confirm the order of their names with their respective Executive Deans.

GRADUATION/CONVOCATION FEE
Each graduand will be required to obtain a clearance certificate from the relevant Faculty Registrar upon clearance with the respective Department, Library, Halls of Residence, Games Department, Finance and pay a compulsory

Graduation/Convocation fee of Kshs. 1,000/=.

The Account details are as follows:

1. Bank Name: Absa PLC Kenya

2. Branch : Absa Towers

3. Account Name: UON Module I Collection Account

4. Account Number: 2032770838

For further information, please contact:

The Academic Registrar
University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 30197 – 00100,
NAIROBI
Tel: 020 491 3065
Email: reg-academic@uonbi.ac.ke

Central Examinations Centre
Tel: 020 491 4203/020 491 4204
Mobile: 0700675405
Email: examinations@uonbi.ac.ke

COMPLAINTS EMAIL ACCOUNT

Dear staff and students;

You are here by informed that the School has a channel for reporting your complaints/compliments. Kindly launch your complaints through

Email: sbe-complaints@uonbi.ac.ke

The Dean's office is committed to address all your complaints and ensure effective services delivery.