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UDSM Alumni relations office has the pleasure to invite you to the UDSM Half Marathon which will be held on 7th December 2019. The aim of the marat

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Training for Hosts Buddy 2019

What: Training for Hosts Buddy 2019

Venue: Confucius Institute UDSM

Time: 08

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Enterpreneurship Training at UDSM

Enterpreneurship Training at UDSM

Venue: Nkurumah Hall- UDSM msin Campus

Time: 08:30 am

Guest of Honor:Hon. Jenista M

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SADC Public Lecture

Theme: "Deepening Intergration in SADC: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities"

KeyNote Speaker: H.E. Benjamin William Mkap

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East China Normal University Visit

In course of maintain a good relationship with our partner the University of Dar es Salaam is looking forward to host a four days visit from East C

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Application Deadline

Deadline application into 2019 Buddy Program

Please applicants we are here to inform you that the deadline for applying to became a host

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Timothy N. P. MANYAGA

Timothy N. P. Manyaga is our ‘Alumnus of the Month’ for August 2020. Timothy was born in 1954 in Kigoma region. He had his primary education at Mwanga Primary School in Kigoma and his secondary education at Kigoma Secondary School (forms I-IV) and Kibaha Secondary School (senior forms V-VI). Upon passing the ‘A-level’ exams, he enrolled for a diploma course at Kleruu Teacher Training College. This qualified him for teaching at Mgulani National Service Secondary School in DSM. He served there as a teacher and as a Second Master 1978-1979, when he left for university studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, enrolling in the Faculty of Science for a degree programme in Maths, Physics and Education. He was awarded a BSc (Honors) in 1982. 

Hulda Shaidi SWAI
Professor at Tanzania’s Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST)

Hulda Shaidi Swai [née Shaidi] is the University of Dar es Salaam’s ‘Alumna of the Month’ for August 2020. She is presently a Professor at Tanzania’s Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha. Hulda was born in 1954, in Vudee, Same district in Kilimanjaro Region. She went to primary school in her home district, thereafter to Tambaza secondary school in Dar es Salaam (junior secondary forms I-IV) and Kilakala girls secondary school in Morogoro (senior forms V and VI).  In 1977, Hulda was admitted to the University of Dar es Salaam at the Faculty of Science [now called CoNAS] for a three-year degree programme where she majored in Chemistry and Statistics. She completed her programme successfully in 1980.