Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi Blog
Friday, 30 June 2017
McGill University students’ visit to the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
On Tuesday 17th January 2017, a group of 20 students from McGill University in Montreal Canada made their traditional one-day annual visit to the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies as part of the Canadian Field Studies in Africa (CFSIA) study abroad program in East Africa which usually takes them through Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zanzibar. The group was headed by Professor Tim Johns from the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill University. The group was received by the Chairman, Dr. Samuel Owuor, Dr. Francis Mwaura, Kivuti Karingi and representatives of the UoN Geography & Environment Students Society. Mr. Karingi gave an orientation lecture on the City of Nairobi after which the Canadian students undertook their traditional joint tour of the city together with the UoN students.