THOUSANDS GRADUATE DURING UoN 54th GRADUATION CEREMONY

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Date and time: 
Mon, 2015-12-07 10:00
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Graduation Square, University of Nairobi

8,861 graduands were conferred with Degrees and awarded Diplomas during the 54th graduation ceremony on December 4, 2015. The graduation ceremony was presided over by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi.

The College of Education and External Studies produced about 1183 graduands, of which 13 were Doctor of Philosophy degrees, 271 Master Degrees, 21 Post Graduate Diploma, 542 Bachelors degree and 336 ordinary diplomas.

The College has 2 schools, School of Education and School of Continuing and Distance Education. The School of Education produced 189 graduands; 8 of which were Doctor of Philosophy Degrees, 99 Master Degree, 17 Post Graduate Diploma in Education and 65 Bachelors Degree. The School of Continuing and Distance Education produced 994 graduands; of which 5 were Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in Project Planning and Management, 172 Master Degree Awards, 4 Post Graduate Diplomas,  477 Bachelors Degree and 336 Diplomas.

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 graduating class of December 2015.

 

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