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Courtesy call to the VC by the Officer Commanding Station Central Police Station

The Officer Commanding Station Central Police Station paid a courtesy   call to the university of Nairobi Vice chancellor, Prof kiama Gitahi on 28 February 2022 to discuss matters of mutual interest, Members also in the meeting included the director security and safety services UoN Dr Murangiri, the Director corporate affairs Mr.


On  February 24, 2022, the department of Security and Safety services led by the Director Dr Samson Murangiri held a virtual awareness sensitization to equip staff and students with the necessary skills and knowledge to avert potential risks, threats and hazards to life and property. 

Speaking on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, the Chief Operations Officer Mr Brian Ouma emphasized on the need to be more vigilant, work closely with external security agencies as well as continuously train outsourced security officers on customer care and security matters. 


The University of Nairobi Main Campus graduate library was on 14th June, 2021 officially opened in a celebration held at the Campus. External affairs minister,  Dr S Jaishankar  commissioned the facility. Other inattendance digniteries were University Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi, Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama  and the University Council chair Prof. Julia Ojiambo.

The  library has a seattting capacity of 500 persons, well designed and equiped to provide adequate print and electronic resources to the post graduate students.


The Security department has in the recent past identified instances of cars trying to access the University with fake car parking stickers hence the need to remind the University community that such acts atracts criminal proceedings as well as internal disciplinary action.

All staff and students are therefore advised to get genuine car parking stckers issued at Director Security and Safety Services office at Main Campus.


You are invited to a webinar on "Governance and Management of Land Use Practices in Rwanda

Date : Tuesday , November 24, 2020

Time 2.00pm-4 pm

Speaker : Irene Mutesi(MSc student, Wangari Maathai Institute)

Discussant: Munini Mutuku (PhD student Wangari Maathai Institute)

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New Director for Security and Safety Services

Dr. Samson Murangiri Mukaria is the newly appointed Director, for Security and Safety Services, effective September 2020.

Dr. Mukaria has served in various capacities for the Government of Kenya. He was a police station commander of several police stations in different counties.

He is a technically-advanced information security manager with skills in software administration, criminal investigations and data communications. Dr. Mukaria is adept at closing critical loopholes, maximising security options and staying ahead of current risks.

63rd Graduation ceremony

A record 2,851 graduands were conferred degrees and awarded diplomas by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi at the 63rd Graduation Ceremony on September 25, 2020 held at the Great Court.

'This graduation is a historical moment for our university and will be recounted in the annals of history as the first virtual graduation ceremony of the University of Nairobi,” said the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi.