In line with the University of Nairobi Students Association (UNSA) Constitution the University of Nairobi conducted the UNSA elections on Friday, March 25, 2022, across all Faculties. Students voted using the Eballot platform, this online platform allowed students to cast their vote from anywhere in the country. The polls opened at 8 am and closed at 5 pm.
On Saturday, March 26, 2022, the University held a swearing-in ceremony to announce the newly elected student leaders. Team Alpha won the election and was sworn in to represent the student body at the Faculty of Built Environment and Design:
Irungu Peterson- 3rd Year - Bachelor of Quantity Surveying - Chairperson
Esther Wambua - 3rd Year - Bachelor of Real Estate- Vice-Chairperson
Ziva Ochieng' Auki- 3rd Year - Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Architecture- Secretary-General
Lornah Jerop - 2nd Year - Bachelor of Construction Management- Treasurer
Elias Lwangu - 3rd Year - Bachelor in Urban Planning- Sports and Social Welfare.
Nishant Vekaria - 2nd Year - Bachelor in Interior Design- International Representative.
The team was sworn in during a colorful event held at Taifa Hall and officiated by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama. also in attendance were; The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Ogeng’o, The Faculty Dean Prof. Rukwaro, the COO, Mr. Brian Ouma and the Dean of Students, Mr. Kinyua Johnson and the Independent Electoral Commission, IEC 2022 Chair, Prof. Collins Odote.
Functions of the Faculty and Campus Association
The general functions of the Association shall be:
(a) To promote the welfare of the students of that Faculty and Campus
(b) To promote the academic welfare of students of that Faculty and Campus
(c) To develop and encourage worthy traditions of academic life on the Faculty and Campus (d) To establish co-operation with such other Students’ Association within the University as may be recognized by Senate and Council.
(e) To determine the manner and form in which professional academic associations of students are to be represented in the Association.
The functions of officials of Faculties and Campus Associations shall mirror and reflect the structure of the Student Council
Congratulations to the winning team.
To inteact with the Team :
Twitter- @IrunguPetersonK, @Ziva Auki
Watch the swearing-in ceremony HERE
Profile of Team Alpha