994 GRADUATE DURING UoN 54TH GRADUATION CEREMONY FROM SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION
Date and time: 
Tue, 2016-01-19 14:37

On December 4, 2015, the University of Nairobi held its 54th graduation congregation at the Graduation Square Grounds. During this graduation ceremony 8,861 graduands were conferred with PhDs, Degrees and awarded Post Graduate Diplomas and Diplomas. The event was precided over by the Chancellor, Dr. Rattansi.

The School of Continuing and Distance Education produced 994 Graduands in the December graduation; with 523 being male and 471 being female.

Below is a summary of the list of graduands:

 I) Doctor of Philosophy Degrees5

ii) Postgraduate Diploma in education and Project Management: 4

iii) Bachelors Degree: 477

iv) Master Degree Awards: 172

While delivering her speech, the Chancellor lauded the graduands for their effort saying “After several years of painstaking study and diligent research, today you don the black academic gown and a hood,” she said. “In the face of many challenges, you have stayed the course. You have attained scholarly achievement and justified all we looked for when calling you to the great commission of knowledge advancement. Today is the day to refresh, in your hearts and minds, the dream for a beautiful and wonderful future.” 

The VC Prof. Peter Mbithi on his part congratulated the graduands saying “Today you leave our gates and head out into the world. We have prepared you as best as we could. Only one thing will I therefore beseech thee my graduands, to heed the wisdom of Lao Tzu thus; 

“I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness, the second is frugality and the third is humility which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.” 

Congratulations to the class of December, 2015.

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Sun, 2016-01-31 14:37