University of Nairobi Enterprises Details

University of Nairobi Enterprises Details

The University of Nairobi Enterprises. Details of University of Nairobi Enterprises

University of Nairobi Enterprises (UNES) is the Commercial arm of the University charged with the responsibility of inculcating entrepreneurial and best business practices to the overall University. The Company provides
Institutional and Research consultancy, Professional Trainings and Product Innovations in several thematic areas. Further, UNES provides Bookstores, Hospitality and Financial Management commercial activities to the University community and the public at large. University of Nairobi Contact Details

Quick Links:

University of Nairobi Contacts

University of Nairobi Student Portal

University of Nairobi Courses

University of Nairobi Website

University of Nairobi Admission List

University of Nairobi Enterprises Products and Services

UNES Consultancy Services

University of Nairobi Enterprises (UNES) Consultancy unit was formed with the objective of conducting consultancy business and coordination of contracted inter-disciplinary consultancies within the University for Income Generation.

It provides consultancy services to different organizations in the Private and Public Sectors, Non-Governmental Organizations and Donor Agencies. It does this by engaging the large pool of qualified and experienced resource persons from the University of Nairobi as consultants and other institutions including the private sector as associate consultants.

University of Nairobi Enterprises (UNES) also partners with other Consultancy firms locally and internationally by jointly bidding for the assignments as a consortium. The consultancy unit has undertaken a number of Consultancy projects and mounted several Short Courses/Training in various thematic areas. The value of the current projects undertaken by UNES is estimated to be over Four Million US Dollars.


The Consultancy unit manages projects and assignments in some of the following thematic areas:
Architectural Services: These services include Architectural Designs, Quantity Surveying, and Developing Master Plans.

Business/ Management Solutions: The services offered include Supply Chain Management, Business Development Management, Strategic Plans Development, Entrepreneurship, Research and Training, Financial Management and Accounting

Education: The services offered include development and evaluation of curriculum and modules, training, capacity building and distance learning.

Agribusiness and Veterinary Services: These services include Food Security, Plant Science and Animal Health.
Engineering Services: These services are in the areas under Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineering including Traffic Engineering and Planning, Highway Safety Investigation, Structural Engineering.

Environmental Services: These services will include Environmental Impact Assessment, Wildlife Conservation, Natural Resource Conservation/Management, Water Resource Management, Waste Management, Soil and Air Quality Sampling and Analysis.

Communication and Media Services: These services include Visual Media, Broadcast Media, Print Media, Filming and Editorial Services. Services in Translation and Interpretation are also provided.

Information and Computer Technology Services: The services include Basic to Advanced Computer Training and Material preparation, Software Development, ICT Infrastructure Management, Internet Presence Services Creation of Digital Programs, Websites and Blogs.

Health Management Services: These services include Design of Health Care Systems, Policy Development, Clinical Medicine and Trials, Training and Research in Medicine.

University of Nairobi Enterprises (UNES) is involved in managing consultancy projects/assignments by providing all administrative and logistical support and through prudent Financial Management including an accounting of project funds, budgetary controls, disbursement of funds, preparation of financial reports, and filing of statutory returns. In addition, UNES consultancy also does procurement of goods and services as required by projects and also offers objective advice on administrative, legal and financial matters.

University of Nairobi Enterprises (UNES) prepares the following Financial Statements: Annual budget, Variance Reports, Statements of Comprehensive Income and Statements of Cash flows. Statements of Cash flows are prepared on a monthly basis, Statements of Comprehensive Income are prepared on a monthly and quarterly basis and an annual statement of Cash flows and Statement of Comprehensive Income is also prepared. Financial statements are reviewed by the Senior Accountant (Income and Management Reports) and discussed by management. Internal Audit does pre-audits before any payment is made and conducts quarterly audits of all projects. Annually, all financial records are audited by independent Auditors as per the Provisions of Companies Act Cap 486 of the laws of Kenya.

The Company has provided various multi-disciplinary consultancy services to a number of organizations both in the Private and Public Sectors.

The groups are supported by a number of consulting laboratories. These include:

Medical Consulting Labs

  • UON Immunology Laboratory
  • UON Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • UON Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
  • UON Haematology Laboratory

Other Consulting Labs

  • Nuclear Science Institute
  • Water Quality Center

University of Nairobi Enterprises HealthIT

HealthIT is a three-year (2016–2022) project funded by USAID/Kenya. The HealthIT project led by the University of Nairobi through UNES (University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services) is working collaboratively with the Government of Kenya (GoK)- Ministry of Health to contribute to evidence-based decision making by health stakeholders in Kenya. This groundbreaking collaboration is aimed at strengthening national Information systems that support reporting, provide data for decision making and improving human capacity on the use of health systems, quality data capture and reporting.

University of Nairobi Enterprises Arziki Restaurants

Arziki (Meaning ‘Prosperity’) Restaurants are located on the Main and Chiromo Campuses of the University of Nairobi. Both Restaurants are open to the public and provide delicious meals at competitive prices.

Where we are

Arziki Restaurants are located on the Main and Chiromo Campuses in the University of Nairobi open to the public and provide delicious various meals among others at competitive prices.

Outside Catering

We offer outside catering services for weddings, birthdays, corporate functions among others The Unit can provide Tents, Chairs, Linen and Decor.

Conference Centre

We have an ideal serene environment for hosting workshops, seminars, training and short courses. The Conference offers; Full Day Conference packages, Half Day Conference packages.

Our Famous Menu

Arziki provides Kenyan foods at Competitive prices. We offer half and full portion menus that are tailored to clients preferences. Special menus are done on request. We also provide office delivery of food and take away services.

(University of Nairobi Enterprises) The University Bookstores

UNES University Bookstore is a major business unit of the University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited. The UNES University Bookstore was acquired from the University of Nairobi in 1997 to improve revenue returns and services. The bookstore is situated on Harry Thuku Road in the main campus of the University of Nairobi, next to the Vice Chancellor’s office.

(University of Nairobi Enterprises) The Dental Plaza

The Dental Plaza provides its customers with general dental maintenance as well as a variety of cosmetic enhancements. The University Dental Plaza established in 2010 by the School of Dental Sciences, has successfully positioned itself as an Oral Healthcare provider of choice for many Kenyans drawn from all walks of life

(University of Nairobi Enterprises)  University of Nairobi – Eye Centre

[UNI-EYE] A leading visionary in eye care The University of Nairobi Eye Centre (Uni-Eye) has been established by the Department of Ophthalmology, the University of Nairobi which is the premier teaching institution of eye care in Kenya. Uni-Eye is designed to be a one-stop comprehensive eye care treatment facility which accessible, acceptable and affordable to patients of all walks of life.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *