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The 22nd Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition International Finals was held in March 22–24, 2018, at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. This year’s competition focused on “Responses to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and Trans-boundary Wetlands.”



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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 2018 multidisciplinary CHSS Conference' is accepting submissions from PhD and Mastersstudents to explore and exchange ideas on Humanities and social sciences on equal level. The Doctoral and MastersColloquium provides an opportunity for participating doctoral students to share their research ideas and approaches with other students and obtain feedback from advisory experts with different perspectives.

We welcome research approaches from any field of Humanities and Social Sciences.



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The Performance Contracting Secretariat carried out mid-term evaluation on College of Humanities and Social Sciences for the year 2016/2017.



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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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The University of Nairobi 21 Central Departments signed a Performance Contract with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi at the Council Chambers this morning, Monday, 5, 2015.



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College Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi has emerged among the top 900 universities in the world.

This is according to the 2015 QS World University’s ranking.   The new ranking places the University of Nairobi at position 701 out of 891 institutions ranked.



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College Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi, School of Business on Thursday to Friday July 10th, 2015 successfully hosted the 6th Annual Africa International Business and Management (AIBUMA)  Conference.

The conference was officially opened by Fenny Mwakisha, Director of Higher Education who represented the chief guest Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education.



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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
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Members of the Royal Defense & Security College paid a courtesy call to the Principal CHSS, Prof. Enos Njeru in June, 2015.

The team hosted by IDIS director, Prof. Maria Nzomo expressed their gratitude for having met the principal.



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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
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The University of Nairobi and the South African College of Applied Psychology have held talks on possible collaborations between the two institutions.



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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
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The University of Nairobi Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi had a two days tour of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th August 2014.

 



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Main campus
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The three day symposium on the impact of women in war, peace and security policies in African was brought to a close this evening at Nairobi Crowne Plaza Hotel on 25th July, 2014.

Speaking during the symposium closure, Ambassador Rachel Omamo, Cabinet Secretary for Defense challenged the women from all around the world to rise up and take their positions in ensuring peace worldwide as nobody will do it for them.

 



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Main campus
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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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Dr. Caroline Oyugi A Lecturer at SDF Displaying her Award At French Embassy

The 'Embassy has had the pleasure of welcoming, Dr. Caroline Oyugi on 23rd June 2017,  Contest Winner of the International Federation of Teachers of French, as well as Nora Lwegado and James Nyagetiria, two teachers of French winners of the contest of Twittérature organized by our services.



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Dr. Caroline Oyugi Lecture SDF with Teachers of French Drawn from Primary and Secondary Schools Around the Country During an Intensive workshop for Teachers of French



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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.



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



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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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Mr Simon Peter recieving an award from Kenya Film Board Director, Dr Ezekiel Mutua during the Kenyatta University Red Carpet Film Award.

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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.



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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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UoN School of Business excellent performance trophy plate award.

The School’s leadership in academics and research has been validated by prominent ranking agencies and will unquestionably remain the first choice since most of the students and alumni discharge themselves with honorable demeanor.



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School of Business
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The theme  of this year conference is : “Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Way Forward for Emerging Economies”



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School of Business-Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi.
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Our guests, prospective high school students, in a past open day function at the University of Nairobi Main Campus.  

The 5th University of Nairobi Open Day is scheduled for May 8th - 10th, 2014 at the Great Court, Main Campus.  This will be the fifth time the event is being held since the concept was pioneered in 2008 to create an open forum of interaction between the University and its clients.



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School of Business-Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi.
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University of Nairobi, a world-class University committed to scholarly excellence.

Once again, the University of Nairobi takes this exceptional opportunity to thank all its students for conducting peaceful 2014 SONU Elections.

Kindly click on the link below for the list of SONU elected officials,

http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/node/5322



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Lower Kabete Farasi Lane
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University of Nairobi Student Google Ambassadors pausing for a photo outside Taifa Hall

Google Africa team performed their prestigious Africa Connected event at the University of Nairobi’s Taifa Hall this morning. The event is an initiative by Google and partners to promote the value of the web in the lives of the people of Africa by sharing success stories powered by the web.



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Taifa Hall
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ICTC members of staff during their meeting in the boardroom.

ICT staff members from all campuses held a special meeting at the ICT centre in Chiromo campus.



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School Board Room
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Prof. Dr. MariaTeresa Fuentes Moran when she paid a courtesy call to CHSS Principal Prof Enos Njeru in the company of Director CTI, Prof. Jane Mutiga.

 



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Center for Translation & Interpretation CCU Building 2nd Floor.

Do you have a flair for language? Want to make language your career? Or do you want to upgrade your professional skills in translation or interpreting?



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Centre for Translation and Interpretation CCU building 2nd Floor
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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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Prof Maria Nzomo, MBS, is the director of the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, a leading regional postgraduate training Institution based at the University of NaIrobI. Prof Nzomo, the first woman to attain BA in political science in Kenya Opens up about the unique world of Diplomacy, International Conflict Management, International studies, and strategic studies.

 

This is an interview that was done by The Standard Media Group on Thursday, March 8, 2018 Chalk and Talk #Education Matters.

 



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8.4.4 BUILDING 1ST FLOOR
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Maria Nzomo

Prof Nzomo Speaking during Commonwealth High Commissioners Luncheon

 

Prof. Maria Nzomo gave a keynote address to High Commissioners of the commonwealth Countries stationed in Nairobi on Tuesday September,26, 2017.



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ED 209
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Heads of state and their representatives at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York

Written by
Sekou Toure Otondi
PhD Candidate, Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi

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Conference Room
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