International Students

Location of the School of built environment

The School of Built environment is located off State house road opposite YMCA, 1 km from City Center. Locate School of Built Environment.

Catering and Accommodation

The School has a dedicated hostel block (picture) for accommodation of International students at reasonable rates. The Catering and accommodation services are run by the Univeristy of Nairobi Students Welfare Authority.

Climate and Weather

Nairobi the capital city of Kenya where the School of Built environment  is located, exhibits one of the best climates in the country. It has a moderate climate, tempered by its high elevation and tends to be less hot than the rest of Kenya. As the city is near the equator there is little variation between the seasons and generally people talk about wet or dry seasons as opposed to summer, winter, spring or autumn. However, summers, between November and February, are warm and pleasant, with temperatures hovering around the 77°F (25°C) mark. Winter days, between June and August, are mild to cool, with cold evenings when the temperature can drop to 50 °F (10 °C). The rainy season in Nairobi is during late summer and into autumn, when it is often cloudy and damp, but rainfall is seldom very heavy. The drizzliest months are March to May and October to December Click to view more information on climate and weather conditions. Read more on Nairobi Climate and weather.

Foreign Exchange Rates

Requirements for International Students

All foreign students are required to register with the University of Nairobi's Center for International Programmes & Links.

Currently the Department of Urban and Regional has one international student.

No Name Gender Degree Country
1 Uwitije Claudine F Master Rwanda