The University Of Nairobi is in celebration after one of the students from the varcity won the global shoe design competition.

The student has been crowned the winner in this year’s Bata Young Designers Challenge.

Cyprian Kavita Kiswili, who is studying a Master’s Degree in Art and Design, was among the young designers who competed in the Czech Republic at Bata Fashion Weekend 2019, held on Saturday night at Prague’s historic Zofin Palace.

Kiswili winning shoe nicknamed ‘Blossom’ draws rich inspiration from the cheerfulness, playfulness and fullness of the bushy Savannah land.

Five UoN students from the School of The Arts and Design participated in the 2019 Bata Young Designers Challenge in Kenya. ‘Walk the Savanna’ is the theme the students worked with on their designs. The challenge was part of Bata’s 125 years celebrations.