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Laying foundation of Koitalel Samoei University of Science and Technology

PHOTO: H.E Uhuru Kenyatta The President of the Republic of Kenya and Prof. Peter Mbithi The Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor.

President Kenyatta laid the foundation stone of the Koitalel Samoei University College. Koitalel was the supreme chief of the Nandi. The university college, which starts off as a constituent of the University of Nairobi, will be constructed at the cost of Sh3.4 billion.

PROVISION OF WIBA AND GROUP LIFE INSURANCE COVERS FOR THE DHIS II PROJECT STAFF

TENDER REF.  No UNES/USAID/003/2016-2017

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for Provision of WIBA and Group Life Insurance Covers for the DHIS II Project Staff for a period of one (1) year renewable for a further period of  one year subject to satisfactory performance.

Interested and eligible bidders may view the document from the UNES website [download here Provision of WIBA and Group Life Insurance Cover for the DHIS II Project Staff] or IFMIS website (http://suplier.treasury.go.ke) or at UNES Procurement Office at the University Bookstore for detailed descriptions during normal office hours.

Interested and eligible bidders are required to download the tender documents from the website free  of  charge and  immediately email their  names  and contact  details  to:  unes-procuremenmt@uonbi.ac.ke for records and communication of any tender clarifications or addenda.

The Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Kenya Shillings or any other freely convertible currency and shall remain valid for (90) days from the closing date of the tender.

Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes, marked with the tender number and tender description should be addressed to:-

 THE MANAGING DIRECTOR,

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ENTERPRISES AND SERVICES LTD

P.O BOX 68241-00200

NAIROBI KENYA

so as to be received on or before Tuesday  20th June, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. and be deposited in the Tender Box situated at Bookstore Reception, Administration Block, University of Nairobi Grounds, Harry Thuku Road-Nairobi.

Tenders will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the bidders or their representatives who choose to attend at the UNES Bookstore, University of Nairobi Administration Block Main Campus Grounds, Harry Thuku Road.

 UNES is a Corruption free environment. Any Pressure, influence attempt should be reported to the Managing Director through the address provided above.

PROVISION OF STAFF MEDICAL INSURANCE COVER

TENDER REF.  No UNES/ADMIN/002/2016-2017

PROVISION OF MEDICAL INSURANCE COVER FOR STAFF

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for Provision of Medical Insurance Cover for Staff for a period of one (1) year renewable annually for a further period of two (2) years subject to satisfactory performance.

Interested and eligible bidders may view the document from the UNES website www.unes.co.ke or IFMIS website (http://suplier.treasury.go.ke) or at UNES Procurement Office at the University Bookstore for detailed descriptions during normal office hours.

Interested and eligible bidders are required toProvision of UNES Staff Medical Insurance Cover free  of  charge and  immediately email their  names  and contact  details  to:  unes-procuremenmt@uonbi.ac.ke for records and communication of any tender clarifications or addenda.

The Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Kenya Shillings or any other freely convertible currency and shall remain valid for (90) days from the closing date of the tender.

Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes, marked with the tender number should be addressed to:-

 

THE MANAGING DIRECTOR,

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ENTERPRISES AND SERVICES LTD

P.O BOX 68241-00200

NAIROBI KENYA

 

so as to be received on or before Tuesday  20th June, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. and be deposited in the Tender Box situated at Bookstore Reception, Administration Block, University of Nairobi Grounds, Harry Thuku Road-Nairobi.

Tenders will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the bidders or their representatives who choose to attend at the UNES Bookstore, University of Nairobi Administration Block Main Campus Grounds, Harry Thuku Road.

UNES is a Corruption free environment. Any Pressure, influence attempt should be reported to the Managing Director through the address provided above.

Download the pdf version for Provision of UNES Staff Medical Insurance Cover

Short Course on Reference plagiarism publishing course june 2017

Short Course on Reference plagiarism publishing course june 2017

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

Dear All,

1. Introduction

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited in collaboration with The Library Department will be running Short Course Training from 21st to 23rd June 2017 on the following topics:-

1) AUTOMATED REFERENCING SYSTEM to be conducted on 21st June 2017
2) PLAGIARISM AND THE USE OF TURNITIN DETECTION SOFTWARE to be conducted on 22nd June 2017
3) PUBLISHING IN HIGH IMPACT JOURNALS to be conducted on 23rd June 2017
2. Target audience
 The course targets Researchers, Academics, and Postgraduate students, Librarians, Authors and Managers.

3. Course Background

The emergences of automated citation and referencing software have now made it easier for all those who venture into scholarly writing. Writing and presenting quality academic papers take time. There are diverse online open source software that make citation and referencing a bliss. There is therefore need for researchers and scholars to have the requisite search and citation skills for effective research output and adherence to academic integrity.

Plagiarism is considered a major academic malpractice, therefore the Automated Referencing and Plagiarism Detection short course training, is aimed at addressing the vice. The short course also intends to build the capacity of the participants in terms of equipping them with necessary skills to effectively cite to avoid plagiarism.

Publish or perish holds true in most research and academic environments, but a single publication in a high impact journal can make a huge impact on one’s academic career path. The course will equip researchers and postgraduate students on writing skills and on how to publish in high impact journals and books

4. Objectives of the short course training are to
1) Equip participants with citing and referencing skills using Zotero and Mendeley Bibliographic Management software
2) Train participants on how to use Turnitin to detect plagiarism.
3) Enhance academic writing.
4) Equip participants on how to publish in high impact commercial and open access journals and books

5. Learning outcomes:

At the end of the short course training, the participants should:

1) Download, install and use Zotero and Mendeley to cite and reference their work.
2) Produce quality scholarly write-ups.
3) Publish scholarly articles and book chapters in high impact journals and books

Course structure:

The training will cover the following broad thematic areas: Zotero, Mendeley, Turnitin and publishing in high impact journals.

Mode of instruction:

Presentations will be delivered through PowerPoint presentations, interactive sessions and practical. Participants will be required to have an internet enabled computer.

Duration:

1) The course will take place from 21st to 23rd June 2017.
2) Participants can select to attend any or all of the three courses.

Venue: Computer Lab, Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library, UoN.

Cost: Ksh. 7,000 per course (Including Meals)

Please note that all payments shall be made to UNES Consultancy Account;
Account Number 03-073-2252452, Barclays Bank of Kenya, Westland Branch

For more information please contact the following Coordinators:

Library Department
Rosemary Otando: Email: rosemary.otando@uonbi.ac.ke
Phone: 0736881793
Esther Obachi: Email: eobachi@uonbi.ac.ke
Phone: 0724804541

UNES Limited:
Seith Abeka E-Mail: seith@uonbi.c.ke; unesconsultancy@uonbi.ac.ke
Phone: 0720877674
Paul Njoroge E-Mail: pthumbi@uonbi.ac.ke
Phone: 0717300006

Angela Mumo
Ag. Director, LIS

UNES PARTICIPATES IN THE UON OPEN DAY FROM THURSDAY 25TH -SATURDAY 27TH MAY, 2017 AT THE UON MAIN CAMPUS NAIROBI

UNES participated in the UON Open Day under the theme: ” Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Individual Growth” . It was held on Thursday 25th -Saturday 27th May, 2017 at the UON Main Campus Nairobi. UNES showcased the products and services especially the commercial enterprises that connect UON to the commercial entities as well as corporate clients in tandem with the theme. These entail UNES Consultancy, UNES Bookstores, Hospitality and Dental Plaza where clients inquest were provided and the details taken for future corporate engagement.

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KITCHEN SUPERVISOR- UNES/ARZ/KS/05/2017(3 YRS CONTRACT)

The Kitchen Supervisor shall report to the Manager – Hospitality

Duties and responsibilities  

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  1.  Provide Assistance to  Food & Beverage (F&B) Management in all Menu preparations, Kitchen rules, service standards, cleanliness and inventory control for F&B.
  2. Ensure high standards of hygiene and safety are maintained in the restaurant
  3. Implementation of quality management systems procedures and file all records and documents.
  4. High quality food production that meet stringent standards and consistently maintained
  5. To ensure that high standards of hygiene and safety are maintained
  6. To ensure that stocks used for production are accurately accounted for. Read more

UNES PARTICIPATES DURING THE UON KISUMU OPEN WEEK ON 13TH -20TH MAY, 2017 AT THE UON KISUMU COMPLEX

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The University of Nairobi, Kisumu Campus conducted an Open Week under the theme: Advancing the frontier of Knowledge in the Lake Region. It took place at the Kisumu Campus Complex along Oginga Odinga Street from 13th -20th May 2017. The Open Week formed a crucial interactive platform among different stakeholders from the Lake Region. The event involved participations and exhibitions by the University of Nairobi and other key stakeholders in the private, public and NGO sector.

UNES participated as one of the corporate partners and showcased the key commercial SBUs especially the Consultancy, Hospitality and Bookstores. This was meant to connect UNES to the corporate world both internal and external. During the Marketing Event, UNES presented an award to the UON Library in terms of Book Donation to support the University and also to recognize and uphold the corporate social responsibility as part of its core values. .

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UNES CONSULTANCY CONDUCTS TRAINING ON THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO UON CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION STAFF AT THE UON TOWERS THEATER ON FRIDAY 5TH MAY, 2017

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Over the past decade, communication methods have changed drastically, with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, snapchat, whatsup, Foursquare and many such platforms on the go, it comes as no surprise that there is a close connection between social media and clients. It has become the easiest and the fastest way of connecting. However, the question remains of, how can social media influence organizations and institutions performance through engaging their clients and keep tabs on their needs and preferences. It is also evident that social media is an emerging theme in the modern business frontier and is important for firms in different arrays whether public or private owned having a widespread presence online to reach out to their customers and potential clients. Clients are actively sharing, commenting, liking, following all across social media while organizations are going a step ahead to make their presence felt.

UNES Consultancy commenced the training on Friday 5ht May, 2017 with an enriching key note under the theme “The role of social media in an Academic Institution and Effective Digital Communications resulting in Return on Investment”.

The training took place at the UON Towers Theater. It was widely attended by UON Central Administration and to continue in Phases. The second phase of the training under the theme “Security Intelligence and Public Relation” to be conducted on Friday 12th May, 2017 and the Last phase of the training under the theme “Customer Service, Protocol, Etiquette and Public Affairs” to be concluded on Friday 19th May, 2017

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STEWARD: UNES/ARZ/STD/05/2017

 VACANT POSITION

 Advertised on: May 12, 2017                         Dead line: May 26, 2017

 STEWARD: UNES/ARZ/STD/05/2017

 Location:  Nairobi

Contract Duration: Three Years

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Kitchen Supervisor, the incumbent shall be tasked with the following responsibilities:

  1. To maintain general cleanliness of the kitchen floor and external surfaces
  2. To clean and dry kitchen cooking crockery and cutlery used for food production.
  3. To store the crockery in the appropriate places after cleaning.
  4. Collecting and disposing of kitchen waste.
  5. To record all crockery and cutlery issued and returned from the crockery store to various staff and give a report to the head cook on status quo.
  6. Any other duty given by the head cook Read more

TENDER NO. UNES/P/DISPOSAL/001/2016-2017

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ENTERPRISES & SERVICES LIMITED (UNES)

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 SALE OF BOARDED ITEMS

TENDER NO. UNES/P/DISPOSAL/001/2016-2017

University of Nairobi Enterprises & Services Limited (UNES) is the Commercial arm of the University of Nairobi charged with responsibility of inculcating entrepreneurial and best business practices to the overall University. The Company provides Institutional and Research Consultancy, Professional Trainings and Product Innovations in several thematic areas. Further, UNES provides Bookstores and Hospitality to the University community and the public at large in addition to the Financial Management of other commercial activities of the University.

UNES invites sealed tenders from eligible candidates for the purchase of the various boarded items from the UNES Headquarters – CESSP Headquarters Arboretum Drive, Off State House Road as listed below:

DISPOSAL_PRICE_LIST_2017

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