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The Planning Division is located in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office and is headed by the Registrar Planning.  The Division provides support to the Vice-Chancellor’s office and other related units.  It boasts of taking a leading role in the enhancement of the University’s visibility in community functions and the promotion of the image of the University both locally and internationally.  In conjunction with other departments/units, the Division plays a pivotal role in ensuring successful preparations of annual University of Nairobi graduation ceremonies and regular participation in national agricultural shows.


Updates and achievements

The Division coordinated and facilitated the following activities of the university during 2012.

  • The 2012 Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) between October 1, 2012 and October 7 2012 the University was awarded the First Prize in Research and Development Project, The First Prize in the Best Research in the Interpretation of the Show Theme, the First Prize in Best Institution of Higher Learning in Developing and Advanced Technology, Second Prize for the Best University Stand, the Second Prize for the Best Engineering Based Institution of Higher Learning for the year 2012. Other numerous certificates were also awarded in diary and farm produce categories.
  • The 47th and 48th graduation ceremonies held on August 24, 2012 and December 7, 2012 respectively.  A total of 13,116 students graduated in various programmes.
  • The Division managed to develop a department website.


The current staff in the Division are as listed here below:

Mr. Wycliffe J. Asilla Ag. Registrar, Planning
Miss. Florence Murage Assistant Registrar
Mrs. Trypheana Estambale Senior Assistant Registrar (on leave of absence)
Ms. Elizabeth A. Nyabul Senior Secretary
Ms. Patricia M. Kitili Statistical Assistant
Ms. Elizabeth N. Wamugunda Graphic Designer/Typesetter
Mr.  Evans G. Kagere Office Assistant