Location of the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
Catering and Accommodation
The College has a dedicated hostel block (picture) for accommondation 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 College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences 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 DecemberClick to view more information on climate and weather conditions. Read more on Nairobi Climate and weather.
Requirements for International Students
Number of foreign students at CAVS per programme
Click on departments below to view the number of foreign students at CAVS per programme
a) Faculty of Agriculture foreign students per department
b) Faculty of Veterinary Medicine foreign students per department