Latest News & Announcements

Students voter registration drive

Following the launch of the students voter registration drive by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in partnership with Universities and Colleges Students' Peace Association of Kenya (UCSPAK), the Dean of Students cordially invites all the students  on Campus  and staff for Voter Registration outside Taifa Hall, Main Campus from Thursday, 14 October to Tuesday 2 November 2021 from 9.00am to 4.00pm.

Faculty of Arts admits 1800 first year students

The Faculty of Arts has welcomed 1,800 first year students for the Academic Calendar 2021/2022. The first years reported on Monday, September 20, 2021.

The students will be taken through orientation the whole week. The orientation will be to a large extent Faculty-based. Thus, students will be exposed in detail to the facilities in the respective Faculty and in general to those of the entire University.

Admission and orientation for first year student

The 225th University Senate held on Wednesday 4th August 2021 considered and approved the Revised Semester Schedules for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.
Please note the following important dates and activities:

Monday 13th September 2021
Early Online registration of First Years begins

 Monday 20th September 2021
Physical reporting to the University for all Module I First Years

SWA to organize for the accommodation of the students

65th Graduation Ceremony – Friday, September 24, 2021

The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all students who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2020/2021) and members of the public, that the 65th Graduation Ceremony will be held VIRTUALLY on Friday, September 24, 2021 commencing at 8.00 a.m. at the Great Court. The event will be streamed live through the following links; and

Goverment Declares UoN Papal Dais A National Monument

The government has declared the Papal Dais at the University of Nairobi as a national monument.

In a gazette notice Number 40114 of April 30, Sports and Culture Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said the site was found to have historical value and would be protected.

The dais was used as a podium for Pope Francis’s address to thousands of Christians during his 2015 visit to Kenya.