Deep financial difficulties facing the country’s institutions of higher learning have sent Kenyatta university to seek a commercial loan of Sh450 million from local lenders. In a statement indicated in tender documents, the university states that lenders have up to the second last day of February 2020 to send in their quotation to offer the loan which is repayable in a decade. The tender notice has explained that the institution will pick on financial lender among those who will have submit their proposals by the method of selection and consistent with the regulations. Low state funding and a decrease in… Read More »
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Education CS George Magoha has revoked the appointment of Prof Stephen Gitahi Kiama as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi (UON). Revocation of Prof Stephen Gitahi Kiama as UON Vice Chancellor In a press release and gazette notice dated 17th January 2020, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha revoked the appointment of Prof Stephen Gitahi Kiama as University of Nairobi vice chancellor due to differences that emerged after his appointment. A section of the university staff opposed to the appointment of professor Stephen Kiama indicated that the process of recruitment was not fair. Prof Isaac Mbeche will remain… Read More »
Former outspoken University of Nairobi student Organization Chair, SONU, Zack Kinuthia has been appointed as CAS Education. He will be assisting CS George Magoha at the ministry of education. It is interesting to note that when Zack Kinuthia was a student leader at UON, Prof Magoha was the Vice Chancellor. Who is Zack Kinuthia? Zack Kinuthia served as the student leader (SONU Chair) at the University of Nairobi. Babu Owino who is now the MP For Embakasi East took over from Zack Kinuthia. Since retiring from University politics and completing his undergraduate studies from UON, Zack Kinuthia has worked as… Read More »
Get to know how much it will cost you to persue a degree programme in Kenya: Did you know that since Kenya gained independence up to the year 1991, pursuing an undergraduate degree in Kenya was free? The government supported university students financially by paying their fees. Students at the time didn’t have to worry about tuition fees, personal upkeep money, and accommodation. All this changed with the introduction of the cost sharing after which government sponsored students were required to also chip in on financing their education. In the year 1998, Kenyan universities began enrolling students on parallel programs.… Read More »
Shopping Item list to pack: What follows is a comprehensive list of things to carry during your first admission day to University or college as a first year. NOTE: No one is going to check whether you have carried the documents/things listed below apart from admission verification documents which you must carry for registration purposes. University Checklist: What carry during your first year of admission to campus Admission Verification Documents that you must Carry Copy of birth certificate Copy of educational certificates (KCPE and KCSE) Identity Card (ID) Bank Fee Payment Receipts Admission Letter Bedroom things you should Carry (Very… Read More »
What follow is the academic year 2019/2020 calendar, timetable for Kenyatta University continuing students who are in their second semester. Kenyatta University Academic Calendar for Year 2019/2020 Please find below the key academic activities for full-time second semester 2019/2020 academic year as per the approved adjusted semester dates 4th to 5th January 2020: Arrival and registration of all students including CIT and Energy 6th January 2020: Lectures begins for all students 25th to 31st January 2020: Career week 27th January to 7th February 2020: Examination period for continuing students in the school of engineering (1st semester exams) 7th February 2020:… Read More »
Kenyatta University and USIU films emerged winners of Kalasha Awards 2019 in the student category. Find full list of winners of Kalasha wards 2019, 9th edition below. What is Kalasha Awards? Kalasha Awards seeks to recognize outstanding actors and achievers in the film sector in Kenya. It is a project of the Kenya film commission. 9th edition of Kalasha Awards 2019 The 9th Edition of the Kalasha awards kicked off at high note at Safari Park on 30th November 2019 with journalists, artists, politicians, corporate and government parastatal leaders in attendance. There were 170 nominees that were selected from 32… Read More »
University of Nairobi has issued a notice indicating that it has disbanded its Centre for Self-sponsored programmes (CESSP). We have attached the full notice and summarized what it means. UON Centre for Self-sponsored programme University of Nairobi Centre for Self-sponsored programme (CESSP) was established to help in the running and management of self-sponsored department. The mandate of the center included but was not limited to: Promoting of UON’S self-sponsored programmes Maintaining statistics of self-sponsored students in UON Maintaining SSP academic programme in liaison with the academic unit Review, recommendation and collection of fees for SSP What does suspension of Self… Read More »
Where to get that needed work experience: Most fresh graduates can totally relate with the frustration that comes with job-hunting more especially in this era where most job seekers are required to possess 1-2 years work experience for entry level jobs. Many are left wondering how on earth can the employer expect them to gain experience. Well, you do not need to be like everyone else. You can gain experience while still in school and distinguish yourself among potential employers. Below is how to go about it. Volunteer work Make use of your long holidays to engage in volunteer work.Most… Read More »