The University of Nairobi and Tsinghua University in China are set to sign a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday August 29th, 2017 in Nairobi.

“As an embassy, we are excited to see the fruits of the deliberations between the two universities,” the Ambassador said. “We hope to create more partnerships and collaborations between UoN and other universities.” he continued.

Prof. Mbithi said showing appreciation for the support the Chinese Embassy in Kenya has given the University over the years.

“Universities need to prepare for the new force in the education sector. Education is becoming digitized and universities must revise the curriculum and rehabilitate the existing infrasture to accommodate these changes,” Mbithi said. “Therefore, partnerships that are geared towards these efforts are welcome.”

The University has planned for meetings and campus tours for the visiting Tsinghua University delegation.