New students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, are given orientation during their first week of reporting.
Wednesday afternoons are reserved for workshops where research findings are discussed, invited guests and visiting scholars come to present their research findings and compare notes. The students’ postgraduate proposals are presented to other students and members of staff.
Pro. Maria Nzomo is the Patron of the Students' Model United Nations Association, University of Nairobi, 2012-2013.
At least three Staff meetings are held in a semester, while meetings with Class Representatives range from at least to ten in a semester.
The Institute has a brochure that is issued at the Director's reception free of charge.
The Institute is able to meet the wider stakeholders during the annual Open Day held in April every year.