A third year School of Law student, Anne Mwangi Mvurya has been elected as UNSA president.

This is the first time in history for a female student to be elected as president of UNSA formerly SONU.

Anne together with the other six members of the Council were sworn in on April 7, 2019 in Taifa Hall, Main Campus.



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SPORTS DAY UON

Mens Soccer team pose for group photo after the game

 

The much awaited UoN sports day has finally arrived.

 

Different teams across the University of Nairobi will be participating in various sporting activities including football, netball, valley ball, tug-of-war, basketball and darts among others.

 



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UoN sports Day-CHSS team

CHSS Soccer team Pose for Group Photo Before Kick Off

 

The much awaited UoN sports day has finally arrived.

Different teams across the University of Nairobi will be participating in various sporting activities including football, netball, valley ball, tug-of-war, basketball and darts among others.



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College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Principal, Prof. Enos Njeru has officially welcomed first year students to the University of Nairobi.



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The much awaited College of Humanities and Social Sciences(CHSS) Open Day Officially kicked off on February 22,2019.



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On 26th October, 2018 Keynote Speaker Dr. Stella Nyogesa from Strathmore Business School opened papers presentations session . Several scholars and students presented thier research papers.

 

DR.Stella Nyongesa.

Interior Designer: Beatrice Wambui Muragu



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The University of Nairobi Career services was officially launched on August 19, 2018 by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed.

 



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Prof. Peter Kobonyo, Deputy Principal CHSS giving his remarks

 



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The University of Nairobi is ranked top 10 in Africa according to the latest webometrics January 2018 edition.



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There was pomp and glamour when thousands of graduands were conferred with various degrees and diplomas during the 58 University of Nairobi graduation ceremony held on December,22,2017.

 



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The University of Gothenburg Officials When they Payed a Courtesy Call on CHSS Principal Prof. Enos Njeru

 

The University of Nairobi and Sweden’s University of Gothenburg have strengthened their relationship with new agreements to bolster research collaborations, students’ and staff exchanges.



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University of Nairobi towers.

The University of Nairobi has been ranked among the world’s top 800 universities in the world according to the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings.

 



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Dr. Kinoti, Prof.Julius Ogeng'o, Prof. Munyoki, and the trainees during a group photo

The School of Business conducted a three-day customer care training for Non-teaching staff at the Central Catering Unit (CCU).



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On 13th June 2016, the College held a website meeting in the College Boardroom. Chaired by the College Principal, Prof. Njeru, the meeting evaluated the progress achieved by all college units and departments in regard to college websites.



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College Boardroom
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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences conducted a staff sensitization on the security of records and integrity issues on 11th April 2016. The theme of the training was “Awaken in thinking of the users and staff on matters of safety and security of records and documents”



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College Boardroom
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Chakita Conference at Moi University, Eldoret. The 20th edition of Chakita Conference was held in honour of Prof. Mohammed Hassan Abdulaziz, a reknown Kiswahili scholar



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A picture grab of Prof.John Habwe during a live interview to discuss the establhment of National Kiswahili Council



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Kongamano la Ishirini la CHAKITA kumuenzi Kigogo wa Kiswahili Prof.Mohammed Hassan Abdulaziz. Idara ya Kiswahili ya Chuo Kikuu cha Nairobi iliwakilishwa vema wakiwemo Dr.Mbuthia, Prof.Iribe, Prof.Mbatiah na Dkt.Mwaliwa.



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2017 KISWAHILI DEPARTMENT PUBLICATIONS

 

Prof. Iribe Mwangi

 “Analytical Issues in Standard Kiswahili Phonology”in Reyono Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry,India. ISSN 2277-7652.

Vazi la Mhudumu na Hadithi Nyingine Kutoka Afrika Mashariki, Nairobi: E.A.E.P; an anthology of short stories, edited the book and wrote one story. ISBN 978-9966-



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The Manu Chandaria Auditorium, The University of Nairobi
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Prof.Tom Olali stresses that student must modestly dress whenener they visit Swahili communities

A CLK 404 student Mary Mukami Wanjiru dressed as a Swahili woman during the Field Work trip at the coast recently. This dressing is part of a particular interpretation of hijab (modesty). Other Swahili women attire include kangas, abayah(buibui), dera, thobo, jalbib and niqab.



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Mombasa
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CLK 404 students at Jumba la Mtwana in Kilifi County during their study tour of the coast.



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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CLK 404 students taking notes during their field work study tour of Mombasa



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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Prof. Tom Olali took his students to be given practical lessons on how to prepare biriani ya kuku

Students taking notes on how to prepare biriani ya nyama ya kuku. This is how it goes.Prepare your chicken, remove the chicken skin(students will tell you the rest!)



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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Prof.Tom Olali takes his Swahili students for lectures in Mombasa

CLK 404 students listening to Ms.Amira Mselem Said at the Research Institute of Swahili Studies in Eastern Africa(RISSEA) board room.She delivered a lecture on the development of a Swahili child from birth to marriage.



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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Prof. Tom Olali with Swahili students at the Fort Jesus Museum in Mombasa, Kenya

CLK 404 students feeling the coral stone at Fort Jesus, Mombasa. Fort Jesus has retained its form and design with the coral stone. For structural stability, the walls were 600mm thick on the top and over 1m thick on the bottom.



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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During the field work study tour, students were given practical lessons and sampled different Swahili dishes. In the beginning, they were not comfortable eating the pweza (octopus).But later, their breakfast had pweza as an accompaniment!



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Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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One of the students' feeling the elaborately carved wooden door in Mji wa kale (Mombasa Old Town) during a recent field work trip to Mombasa.From the motifs, it can be postulated and highly likely that the carvings are an interpretation by Swahili craftsmen of Arabic symbols.



Location
Mtwapa area in Kilifi County
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TKS 306 Kiswahili students tour of Mombasa



Location
The Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC
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Over 400 students were awarded various prizes during the University of Nairobi prize giving day held on April 27, 2018.



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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to undertake the above programme for September 2018 intake.

 

Admission Requirements



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DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2018 INTAKE IN PROGRESS

Study for a DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION STUDIES examined by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) at the University of Nairobi - A world-class university committed to scholarly excellence.

Entry Requirements



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DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Applications are invited for the following Professional Training Programmes to be offered from June to December 2018.



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      From Left: Prof. Iribe Mwangi, Dr. Jane Oduour, Prof. Ephraim Wahome and Dr. Masumi Odari



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The Mijikenda Team from  Bible Translation Literacy(BTL)



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On the World Theatre Day, March 27th, the Department of Literature hosted a Russian actress and puppeteer  Ms. Natalia Kasyanova who presented a hand on masterclass on the theatrical and puppetry art to the students and staff members.



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Anne Kendi and Rexton Nyongesa came to the Department and shared their 5 months experience at Soka University, Japan with the Chair, Departiment of Literature, Dr. Odari. 


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Our LSA students helped as ushers during the event where the Director of the Smithsonian Museum of Art (Washington D.C), Dr. Augustus Casely-Hayford gave a key note speech at the University of Nairobi.



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Kenyan writer and academic, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong’o

The world- renowned Kenyan writer and academic, Prof. Ngugi wa Thiong’o did a recording on his book, ‘A Grain of Wheat’ on BBC World Book Club at the University of Nairobi on Wednesday evening February 21, 2019.



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From Left: Chair Dr. Masumi Odari, Prof.  Ruby Magsovongwe and  Prof Indangasi Henry



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Mr.  Mac Traore, President  & CEO, AMPS/Konexion USA,

The Department of Literature welcomed Mr.  Mac Traore, President  & CEO, AMPS/Konexion USA, Founder, African Music Promotion Society (AMPS) to the department on 19th November 2018. He gave a lecture to our performing arts students and encouraged them to have hope and do their best in their fields.



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The Department of Literature hosted Soka University Students from Japan for a joint student leadership program. The program was designed to empower students explore, participate and enhance their leadership capabilities.

Principal CHSS, Prof.Njeru receiving a gift from Soka University representative.



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Prof. Jesse Mugambi from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies launched a book titled Religion and Social Reconstruction in Africa on 18th July 2018. Prof Jesse has published many books titles and book chapters and is one of the most highly cited scholars from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Previously Prof. Mugambi served as the Chairman of the Department and Dean of the faculty of Arts.



Location
ED 213, Education Building
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Prof. Eric Otenyo giving a lecture to MRPP students. In attendance was the Chairman, Prof. Phillip Nyinguro

 



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Prof. Eric Otenyo poses with MRRP students after giving them a lecture with them are Mr. BM Waweru academic registrar, a member of staff in the dept.



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Prof. Eric Otenyo of Northern Arizana University, United States of America presiding book donated to the Chairman in clearance office. Chairman was accompanied by Dr. George Katete a member of staff in the dept.



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Chairman, Prof. P.O Nyinguro, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs, Prof.Mutoro PASGR programme Officer Beatrice Munganda and Deputy Principal Kenya Science Campus Prof. Ochanda’s office, the visit was to look for office for MRPP



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Chairman, attended conference on regional security in Kigali, Rwanda may 16-17, 2017



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Chairman, Prof. Phillip Nyinguro takes the external examiner Prof. Mohamed Bakari of University of Dar er Salaam 



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Students attends skill hunt summit corporate

Speaker after speaker gave the students tips on how to empower themselves, match their skills with industry needs as well as how to mould their character and attitude.



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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) will make a presentation on public debt in Kenya during an IDS research seminar on 25th April 2019. The presentation by IEA Chief Executive Officer Director Kwame Owino shall discuss the trends, affordability and sustainability of the country’s public debt. The seminar will be at the University of Nairobi Tower, Room 402 between 2 and 4 PM.

 



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The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, will host a half-day workshop on ‘Air Quality and Transport’.  The workshop, which will be held under the auspices Kenya Transport Research Network (KTRN), will   take place on 17th April 2019 from 2.00pm-4.00pm at the Nairobi Safari Club.

KTRN is a transport network based at IDS. It nurtures young scholars and practitioners into transport research by linking them with actors in policy and practice. The network focuses on Motorised and Non-Motorised Transport.



Location
The Nairobi Safari Club - University Way - Nairobi
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