Faculty produces over all best student in the Student Recognition Award ceremony 2023

In this year's Students Recognition Award event, Cynthia Wahito Ndegwa from the Department of Architecture was named the overall top student in the academic performance category. Cynthia who was the valedictorian in the 67th graduation ceremony in September 2022 received several awards from the donors, including the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Trustee Fund, the University of Nairobi Alumni Association, and the Prof. Peter Mbithi & Family Prize, among others.

Dr. Silas Muketha, Associate Dean, also presented an additional 60 students from the Faculty of Built Environment and Design to be awarded for their diverse achievements. View the list by clicking here.

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the University held the Annual students Recognition award ceremony at Taifa Hall. The University broadened the prizes this year to include Talent, Research and Publication, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership, Volunteerism, Extracurricular Activities, and Sports and Games.

During the award ceremony, the chief guest, Prof. Kiama, set out the University's strategic goal to guarantee that the University continues to produce all-rounded graduates who succeed not just in academics but also in extracurricular activities.

Prof. Kiama lauded the students stating; “To those students who will be receiving your awards today, I wish to congratulate you on your great achievement. I am aware that it takes a lot of sacrifice to get here, and hence the awards you are about to receive are well-deserved badges of distinction for you to carry everywhere you go. Through these prizes, the University appreciates and lauds you for your dedication to the cause, hard work and discipline, perseverance, as well as the willingness to go an extra mile in order to deliver nothing but the best. Your sterling performance also demonstrates desirable attributes of character building and a solid foundation for growth in the fields that you will pursue going forward. I wish you every success.”

The University of Nairobi has positioned itself as a home of talent and a centre of excellence. We consistently recognize and honor students who achieve in academics, co-curricular activities, and extra-curricular activities. We wish to congratulate the students from the Faculty who continuously strive towards personal growth and academic excellence.

The Event was aired lived on UNCTV: Click to watch