University of Nairobi

Nairobi Innovation Week 2023: Fostering Sustainable Development through Innovation and Commercialization

The highly anticipated 7th edition of the Annual Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW 2023) is set to take place from Wednesday, May 17th to Friday, May 19th, 2023, at the Main campus. This year's theme, "Innovation and Commercialization for Sustainable Development," promises to bring together visionaries, entrepreneurs, and innovators from various fields to explore groundbreaking ideas and foster a vibrant innovation ecosystem.

Chinese Ambassador’s Scholarship Awards

A 1st-year student pursuing a Bachelor of  Architectural Studies from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design has been awarded the Chinese Ambassador’s Scholarship for the academic year 2021/2022. The student will benefit from the Chinese Ambassadors Fund which was started in 2013 has benefited over 179 needy students from across faculties and has transformed the lives of very many students.


The University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi conferred degrees and awarded diplomas to 4,205 graduands during the 65th Virtual Graduation Ceremony held on Friday 24th September 2021. The Theme of this year’s ceremony was “Upholding academic excellence and resilience through technology admits the COVID 19 pandemic”