UON To Strengthen Collaboration With China Through Confucius Institute

With a vibrant Confucius institute hosted at the University of Nairobi towers, the institution is seeking to strengthen its collaborations with the republic of China. This comes after a courtesy call to the Chinese ambassador by UON vice chancellor Prof. Mbithi.

According to the VC, UON students have been benefiting from Chinese scholarships every year.

“Currently our students benefit from Chinese  scholarships every year. We also have a big project going on that is the construction of Confucius Institute Africa headquarters that will be hosted at the University of Nairobi .’’

However, there are plans underway by the Chinese University, to collaborate with UON in training engineers, technicians,and human resource capital that will go further in training of the Standard gauge railway.

The Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Ms. Sun Baohong  went ahead to reveal that Peoples Republic of China and Kenya have many agreements being worked on ongoing projects.

“Over 700 people go to China on a yearly basis and 100 students benefit from the Chinese Ambassadors scholarships,”

Ms. Baohong congratulated the University of Nairobi for emerging position five in Africa and requested the institution to establish collaboration with top Chinese Universities as this would benefit both the students and the staff at large.

The Confucius institute that is hosted by UON has gone further to develop a curriculum for secondary schools in Kenya, Bachelor’s and masters degree programs in Kenya. 


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