The University of Nairobi welcomes all new students joining the university this academic year 2020/2021. The University has traditionally organized Orientation Week to welcome new students, this is being the first time in 50 years that the University will be holding Orientation week online.
Orientation week started on Monday, 31st August 2020, and will conclude on Friday, 4th September 2020. There is an elaborate plan to ensure all new students have a pleasant virtual experience and also an opportunity to learn about all aspects of this great University.
The orientation of new students joining the University is done in order to, inter alia:-
- Acquaint the students with the University policies and procedures.
- Help the students adjust to the new life at the University
- Introduce the students to senior officials of the University
- Familiarize the students with the facilities and amenities available at the University.
To start off the Orientation Week, the University organized virtual students address by The Deputy Vice Chancellor's Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng'o, the Academic Registrar, Mr. Humphrey Webuye, and Director ICT, Mr. Paul Kariuki. This virtual address was held on Monday, 31st August 2020 at 9 am on the Microsoft Teams video conference platform.
See attached orientation week programme.