The First Cohort of ‘Design for Greater Efficiency’ course Graduates!

The Department congratulates the first cohort of 66 talented graduates of the 'Design for Greater Efficiency' (DfGE) course, organized by IFC and trained by the department’s members of staff. The students recently received their well-deserved certificates on 28th May 2024 after dedicating two months to the intense training. The colorful graduation took place at the marvelous Executive Residency by Best Western in Riverside, Nairobi.

Department wins Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Grant

Through the Erasmus+ staff mobility program, the Chairman, Arch. Peter Njeru, travelled to the host institution, Klaipėdos Valstybinė Kolegija (KVK), in Klaipeda, Lithuania. During the nearly two-week visit to the Baltics, which included visiting Latvia and Poland, Arch. Njeru participated in the KVK 20th International Week and BIP Professional Development program. The event attracted 43 participants from 30 institutions of higher learning, with the University of Nairobi being the only university represented from the African continent.

Department hosts Real Estate Career Talk with Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)

On April 17th, 2024, the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya, in partnership with the Construction & Real Estate Students Association (CRESA) and the Department of Real Estate, Construction Management & Quantity Surveying (RECMQS) Department, hosted a compelling Real Estate career talk at University of Nairobi (UoN).

The Department tours the Global Trade Centre (GTC) Towers.

On April 12th, 2024, a team from the Department of Real Estate Construction Management and Quantity Survey had the opportunity to tour the Global Trade Centre (GTC) Towers. The faculty members, Mr. Nzioki and Mrs. Kariuki, and students Bwana Bill Onyango, Diana Korir, and Esther Kamabe were accompanied by Professor Viruly of the University of Cape Town in preparation for his public lecture that afternoon.

World Engineering Day: Oracle Academy elevates next-gen engineering and construction project managers in Kenya with free Oracle Primavera Cloud

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (WED) serves as a platform to honor engineering and the invaluable contributions of engineers worldwide towards building a more sustainable future for all.


The commencement of the IFC DfGE Training at RECMQS on Monday, February 26th, 2024, marked a pivotal moment in the journey towards cultivating a culture of sustainability and environmental consciousness within the higher learning institutions. To enhance awareness and comprehension of green buildings, over 70 undergraduate and postgraduate students from UoN and TUK specializing in Real Estate, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, and Architecture eagerly embarked on the two-month enlightening endeavor.

Oracle Academy’s success story Spotlight on the Chairman of the Department

Recently, the Department  Chairman, Arch. Peter Njeru was featured on Oracle Academy’s member success Grid.

In a spotlight, the Chairman of the Department shares how the department has undertaken a significant step in its curriculum by integrating Oracle Primavera P6 into teaching courses on construction management, Civil engineering, project planning, cost control, and more.