Latest News & Announcements

Prof. Obimbo awarded prestigious Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship

Prof. Moses Obimbo Madadi has been awarded a Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Prof. Obimbo, who is the Chair of the Department of Human Anatomy and Medical Physiology will form a coalition of researchers and develop tools to study the vaginal microbiome and metabolites during pregnancy to help identify predictive biomarkers and intervention strategies for improving pregnancy outcomes in Kenya.

WEBINAR: The burden of stroke and dementia in the ageing society

The Department of Human Anatomy held a successful webinar on ‘The burden of stroke and dementia in the ageing society’, on 8th December 2020.

The Keynote lecture was given by Professor Raj Kalaria, who is a distinguished scholar and a professor of neuropathology at the Newcastle University Translation and Clinical Research Institute in the United Kingdom.

The discussants included Professor Julius Ogeng’o (the Deputy Vice-chancellor, Academic Affairs – UoN), and Professor David Ndetei (Department of Psychiatry, UoN).

Notice to incoming first year students, 2020/2021 academic year

The University of Nairobi congratulates and welcomes all students who have been selected to join the institution to study various degree programmes.

The Academic Year 2020/2021 will commence on Monday 31 August, 2020.

Kindly note that orientation programme, registration, classes and examination will be conducted via online platforms.

Below are links to important information concerning registration,admission, orientation and online learning.

Human Anatomy student emerges best overall during 62nd UoN graduation

The news of being the best overall student during the 62nd University of Nairobi (UoN) graduation came as a shock to Muse Bridget Neema who says it was unexpected.

“At first I was shocked, it was quite unexpected. My next reaction was that there are probably several valedictorians from the numerous courses offered at UoN. After I found out that it was actually among all the graduates it was quite humbling to say the least.” Neema said when we caught up with her for an interview.

Prof. Jaoko honoured for role in fight against HIV/AIDS

Prof. Walter Jaoko, Director KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research was one of the ten individuals who were honoured at the Ten out of Ten (1O/10) Awards held at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster, London on 9th September, 2019.

The Ten out of Ten Awards aims at facilitating an important conversation about the intersection that must converge in order to meet the UN targets of globally ending all new HIV diagnosis by 2030.


The School of Dental Sciences held its Hippocratic Oath ceremony for the graduates of class 2017 on Friday 17th November 2017 at the School of Dental Sciences.

The oath was administered by Dr. Regina J. Mutave – Dean School of Dental Sciences, to the (20) Bachelor of Dental Surgery students who qualified for the award of Degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery by the University of Nairobi.