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The Launch of the University of Nairobi Foundation
The Launch of the University of Nairobi Foundation will happen on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 5:30 PM at the Chancellor's Court
Over 200 UoN students employed by Industry
Changing the Food Security Narrative in Kenya
In August 2022, 50 UoN students drawn from the Faculty of Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine and Biosystems Engineering will go to Israel for the 11-month experiential learning run by the Arava International Centre for Agricultural Training (AICAT).
Strengthening Research Ethics Review and Oversight in Kenya
The Strengthening Research Ethics Review and Oversight in Kenya (STrek) Conference was held on 24-26 May. Matters concerning decolonisation of bioethics scholarship, promotion of stakeholder engagement, taking African philosophical account in research, and creating leadership and bioethics networks in Africa were deliberated.
Scaling the heights of Mt. Kenya for the health and well-being of young people
Nine Kenyan students are preparing for a new challenge: to scale the heights of Mount Kenya. To prepare for this challenge, they climbed the stratovolcano Mount Longonot on Saturday, May 28, 2022. This initiative is part of the Our Rights, Our Lives, Our, Our Future (O3 Plus) Programme that was launched at the University of Nairobi and at Mount Kenya University by the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa.
Launch of Covid-19 Vaccination Accelerated Programme
The campaign targets to have at least 70% of the population in Nairobi vaccinated in the next six weeks. Currently, 48.9% (1,492,877) of the population in Nairobi is fully vaccinated against a targeted population of 3,052,494 persons.
UoN Postgraduate students at UPF on a Mobility Programme
Two University of Nairobi students are on an exchange programme at the University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. This was enabled by a collaborative agreement that the University has with UPF.
One of the students, Selina, had this to say in an exclusive interview with Corporate Affairs.