Latest News & Announcements

Latest News & Announcements


The 2020/2021 academic year is scheduled to commence on 31st August 2020 as announced by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kiama in an address to the University community on Friday 7th August 2020.

All the 8,425 freshmen admitted to the university will undertake virtual registration, orientation and proceed with web based learning as it is the case with the continuing students. A decision Prof. Kiama said was reached on after deliberations by the University senate  .


The University like every aspect of our daily lives was not spared from the effects of the Corona virus disruption thereby having to temporarily suspend learning which is its core mandate. It has however demonstrated big strides in the fight against Corona virus through research and just literally trying to provide credible information on how to live with Covid 19. 


Dr. Amollo Ambole of the School of Arts and Design is a lead researcher for one of the 8 projects funded by the International Science Council through the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa (LIRA2030) programme.

Dr Ambole will lead a team of researchers from Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, and Ghana cities to conduct comprehensive study and analysis on Informing energy futures through lessons from science-policy-society interactions.


  • Connie Aluoch (Design Lecturer School of the Arts & Design-UoN) and Fashion Curator Sunny Dolat will be on IG live tonight at 7:30 p.m and will be having candid conversations on The future of the creative Industry after Covid-19.

NIDEC 2020

Design Kenya Society has launched this year's annual Nairobi International Design Conference (NIDEC) theme dabbed Design zeitgeist Africa (DZA).

The event scheduled for September will run through 25th to 28th and will be seeking to mirror the aspirations, the heart and soul of Africa design for posterity. The conference will concide with the Design Kenya Society DSA commemoration of a decade continuous engagement with designers at home in Kenya, across the African continent and throughout the world.

Students Visit Classic Moulding

The third year class of Bachelor of Interior Design was on 3rd February 2020 out on an industry excursion at Classic Moulding. The brand classic moulding has existed since 1991 and is home to full scale interiors across East Africa based along Mombasa Road. It boasts of reputable delivery of client expectations through great level of workmanship and giving the clientele a chance to create dream living spaces by turning them into reality.

The Kenyan Art Scene

Celebrated writer and artist, Dr. Margarreta wa Gacheru, shared her experience of the Kenyan Art Scene with students from the school. The lecture titled: Opportunities, Issues and Competition was a journey down a memory lane of the growing Art landscape in Kenya spread across post independence period.