The University of Nairobi has received an excellent rating by a delegation from the Africa Union mission who visited the University to evaluate management on AU Scholarship funds.  

This was revealed by Dr. Yohannes Woldetensae, AU evaluation mission when the team paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor on Wednesday December 4, 2019.

The delegation spent a day with student beneficiaries of the AU scholarships and with their supervisors. They also took time with the different offices that handle students’ affairs, finances and quality assurance to understand the University’s system.   

Dr. Yohannes noted that the University delivered beyond their expectation. He urged the University management to participate in Intra-Africa academic mobility program where 3 different universities from different regions of the continent apply to have their students study and have exchanges amongst themselves. He also urged UoN to participate in the Africa Quality standards rating (AQSR).

AU mission team to UoN
Dr. Yohannes Woldetensae and Ms Olga of AU Mission visited UoN on Wednesday Dec 4, 2019

On his part the Ag. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Mbeche welcomed the collaboration citing the importance of a University like UoN to support organizations like the AU to fulfill their mandate.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o noted that he had fruitful deliberations with the AU delegation. He expressed his belief that the University will endeavour to improve if not maintain the high quality standards of service delivery.

The university promised to participate and support the AU Intra-Africa mobility program.