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UoN Ranked Among World's Top 2000 Universities

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has once again firmly established its position as a leading institution in the global academic landscape by emerging among the worlds top 2000 Universities in the latest rankings released on 16th May 2023, by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR). UoN's impressive performance in the 2023 edition of the Global 2000 list is noteworthy, securing a commendable ranking of 1,425th.

Student Recognition awards

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the University of Nairobi held a student recognition award ceremony to honor over 700 students who have performed exemplary in various categories. 

Twelve (12) Students from the Department of Pharmacy received various awards are:

  1. Ndinya Carolin Akinyi - 

    Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Prize.

    Omaera Pharmaceuticals Prize.

International Brain Organization Research (IBRO) Symposium

Dr Margaret Oluka was invited as a Facilitator at the International Brain Organization Research (IBRO) Symposium held  at the Institute of Primate Research ( IPR)  In Karen from Oct 30th to 4th Nov, 2022.

Also attending the Symposium from SOP was PhD student in Molecular Pharmacology Benedict Akoo and Bpharm V student Michelle Mayuba.

The theme of the Symposium was: IBRO- ARC Advanced School on Parkinsin's disease: Providing clarity for continuous Teaching and Research from an African Perspective.

NUPSA First Year Orientation and White Coat Ceremony

On Friday October 21, 2022, Nairobi University Pharmacy Students Association (NUPSA) successfully held its inaugural white coat ceremony for Level 1 Bachelor of Pharmacy students as part of the traditional orientation and induction event at Lecture Theatre 3 - Faculty of Health Sciences. The event was attended by students, members of the teaching and support staff, administrators, faculty leadership and other invited guests from the medical/pharmaceutical field.


On Saturday 24th September 2022 from 8 am to 5 pm EAT, Nairobi University Pharmacy Students Association (NUPSA) and other pharmacy students' association from different universities in the country convened at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) - College of Health Sciences to participate in an educational and scientific conference to commemorate the World Pharmacists Day, an annual event organized in partnership with the Pharmacy Students Association of Kenya (KEPhSA) and sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK).