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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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Frannie Léautier, one of the few female graduates from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Dar es Salaam in the 1980s and a noted international development worker, is our ‘Alumna of the Month’ for the month of February 2023.

She was born in Moshi district in Kilimanjaro region, in the 1960s. At the age of three years, her parents moved to Lushoto in the Usambara mountains from where she was subsequently sent to primary and secondary schools. Her secondary education was coloured strongly by a distinct love for Physics and Mathematics both which propelled her to distinctive passes and qualification for entry into the Faculty of Engineering 

Albert G. MMARI

Albert Geoffrey Mmari is—this month February 2023—UDSM’s Alumnus of the Month, having obtained the University’s undergraduate (bachelor) degree in science in what was then the Faculty of Science, which is today’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences, CoNAS. At the bachelor degree level, he graduated in the class of 1989.

He was born on 7th of November 1965 in Tabora, where his parents—both from Moshi district in Kilimanjaro region—worked as teachers, his father teaching then at Tabora territorial government secondary school. At school-going age, Albert went to Mlimani Primary School in Dar es Salaam where he had seven years of primary education (1971-1978). From there he proceeded to