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  • The Minister for Education, Science, and Technology, Hon. Prof. Adolf Mkenda speaks during the opening ceremony of the 12th Academia-Public-Private-Partnership Forum and Exhibitions held from March 15 to 17, 2023 in Dar es Salaam at Julius Nyerere Internation Conference Centre. The conference was organised by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA).

  • Tanzania Commission for Universities Chief Internal Auditor, Lucy Mrikaria (left) hands over items to the Ocean Road Cancer Institute, Community Development Officer, Stella Mwakilembe (centre), and the hospital’s Outpatient Supervisor, Gloria Mziho (right) as part of the Commission’s activities to mark the International Women’s Day in Dar es Salaam.

     

  • The Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa briefs journalists in Dodoma City on recent developments of the Commission.

  • Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa speaks during a press briefing in Dodoma City on February 22, 2023. 

  • The Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Prof. Adolf Mkenda addresses new members of the TCU Board during its inauguration on January 19, 2023 in Dodoma City.

  • The Chairperson of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Penina Mlama gives welcoming remarks during the inauguration ceremony of the TCU Board on January 19, 2023 in Dodoma.

  • The Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa responds to questions after presenting a quality assurance framework in the delivery of curricula during the capacity building workshop on pedagogical skills for non – educational members of academic staff from university institutions in the country, held in Morogoro on November 24, 2022.

  • The Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa (seated centre) in a group photo with participants of capacity building workshop to peer reviewers of university academic programmes, held in Morogoro on November 3, 2022.  

  • Deputy Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Omary Juma Kipanga (MP) (seated centre) in the group photo with some of the participants of a workshop on quality assurance aspects on the design, development, review and delivery of labour market responsive curricula. The training was held in Morogoro on August 25, 2022 and organised by the Tanzania Commission for Universities.

  • Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa in a souvenir photo with the organising committee of the 17th Higher Education, Science and Technology Exhibitions at Mnazi Mmoja Grounds in Dar es Salaam on July 19, 2022.

  • The Minister for Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Hon. Lela Muhamed Mussa receives a souvenir from TCU, presented by the TCU Quality Assurance Officer, Rajabu Shabani, when the Minister visited the TCU’s pavilion during the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 22, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja. 

  • The TCU Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa gives a vote of thanks during the opening ceremony of the Third Exhibitions on Higher Education Week in Zanzibar on June 18, 2022 at Mapinduzi Square Michenzani, Unguja.

  • A roundtable discussion between the Tanzania Commission for Universities and Vice Chancellors and Principals/Provosts of universities and universities colleges in Tanzania on current trends and the future of University Education in Tanzania. The discussion was held at LAPF Millennium Tower Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on June 3, 2022.

  • A roundtable discussion between the Tanzania Commission for Universities and Vice Chancellors and Principals/Provosts of universities and universities colleges in Tanzania on current trends and the future of University Education in the country. The discussion was held at LAPF Millennium Tower Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on June 3, 2022.

The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) is a body corporate established on  1st July 2005, under the Universities Act 2005 (Chapter 346 of the Laws of Tanzania) with mandate to recognize, approve, register and accredit Universities operating in Tanzania, and local or foreign University level programs being offered by registered higher education institutions. It also coordinates the proper functioning of all university institutions in Tanzania so as to foster a harmonized higher education system in the country. Read More