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UoN to support Development of Taita Taveta County's Urban Planning Framework

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has entered a collaborative partnership with the County Government of Taita Taveta County to establish sustainable spatial planning and urban development plans for the county. This collaboration was formalized during a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor by a distinguished delegation from Taita Taveta County Government, led by His Excellency Governor Andrew Mwadime, on Friday, February 2, 2024.

Chancellor's Visit Marks Ambitious Plans for University of Nairobi's Future

In a significant event marking a new era of ambition and collaboration, the University of Nairobi welcomed its newly appointed Chancellor, Prof. Patrick V. Verkooijen, on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. The visit, centered on enhancing the university's global standing and fostering strategic partnerships, saw the Chancellor engaging with faculty and students of the Faculty of Built Environment and Design.

University of Nairobi Celebrates 70th Graduation Ceremony with 132 Accomplished Graduates from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design

Over 5,700 graduates, including 132 from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design, culminated their academic journeys at the University of Nairobi's 70th graduation ceremony, held on December 15th at the Chancellors' Court.

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70th Graduation Ceremony

The University of Nairobi will hold its 70th Graduation Ceremony on Friday, December 15th, 2023, at 7:00 AM. This is a momentous occasion for all graduating students and their families, marking the culmination of years of hard work and dedication.

Important Information:

  • Date: Friday, December 15th, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 AM
  • Location: Chancellor's Court, University of Nairobi

Graduating students:

Annual Staff Recognition Awards: Built Environment and Design Celebrated for Improved Performance

On Monday, November 27th, 2023, the University of Nairobi held its Annual Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony, a grand celebration of the exceptional contributions made by its dedicated faculty and staff. The event served as a testament to the university's unwavering commitment to recognizing and rewarding outstanding performance.

Renowned Experts Convene for the 3rd Annual Africa Facilities Management Conference: Pioneering Innovation and Excellence in Infrastructure Solutions

The 3rd Annual Africa Facilities Management Conference, held on November 16th and 17th, 2023, at the University of Nairobi, marked a pivotal moment in elevating facilities management practices across the continent. By assembling professionals, experts, and stakeholders from diverse African countries and international organizations, the conference provided an energetic platform for robust knowledge exchange, networking, and exploration of emerging trends and technologies.

Research Week 2023: Design conference calls for creative solutions to unemployment

The Department of Art and Design hosted the Design methodologies for job creation in Afrika on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023. The conference was part of the 6th edition of the Annual Research Week, which ran from October 23rd to 27th. The theme for this year’s research week was “Harnessing Research for Resilience and Sustainability of Communities.”

Research Week 2023: 1st 'Race to Net Zero: Decarbonizing ADD Building' Seminar

On Friday 27th October 2023, The Department of Real Estate Construction Management and Quantity Surveying will host the 1st 'Race to Net Zero: Decarbonizing ADD Building' Seminar from 2 pm- 5 pm at the ADD Building.

This event is part of the #UoNresearchweek, organized by the University of Nairobi, dedicated to advancing the mission of decarbonization and sustainability.

UoN Research Week 2023: Design Methodologies for Job Creation in Afrika conference

The Department of Art and Design will host The Design Methodologies for Job Creation in Afrika conference on Tuesday 24th October 2023 at the UoN Tower, 4th Flr Room 401 from 8am-1pm. #UoNresearchweek. This conference is part of the University of Nairobi Annual Research Week that will run from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October 2023.