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  • NOVEMBER 23, 2019: University of Dar es Salaam Chancellor, former President Hon. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (centre) in a jovial mood with Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Professor Charles Kihampa (right), shortly after the 11th graduation ceremony of Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) at Iringa. Left is Executive Director of Higher Education Student’s Loans Board (HESLB) Mr. Abdul-Razaq Badru.

  • NOVEMBER 22, 2019: Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Professor Charles Kihampa (centre) speaks to 99 graduands and 242 third year students of Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) (not in picture) who were transferred from Eckenforde University (ETU) due to failure to meet the set quality standards of higher education. Second right is the Vice Chancellor of University of Dar es Salaam Professor William Anangisye and second left is the Principal of Mkwawa University College of Education Professor Esther Dungumaro.

  • NOVEMBER 22, 2019: A cross-section of graduands and third year students of Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) during a get together event with Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Professor Charles Kihampa (not in picture) as he visited MUCE and speaks to students who were transferred by TCU from Eckenforde Tanga University (ETU) to MUCE on 6 December, 2018. Standing on far right is Adam Mussa giving vote of thanks to TCU and MUCE.

  • The Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (MP) (left) exchanges greetings with the Chairman of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Prof. Mayunga Nkunya, who is flanked by the Deputy Permanent Secretary of MoEST Prof. James Mdoe (1st right), on arrival for the official launching ceremony of the new Commission, held in Dar es Salaam on 11th November, 2019.

  • The Chairman of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Prof. Mayunga Nkunya (2nd left) responds to questions from the Minister for Education, Science and Technology Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (MP) (looking upon) shortly before the official launching ceremony of the new Commission. 2nd right is the Deputy Permanent Secretary of MoEST Prof. James Mdoe and the 1st left is the Executive Secretary of TCU Prof. Charles Kihampa, 11th November 2019.

  • Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Prof. James Mdoe (standing) gives a welcoming remark during the official launching ceremony of the new Commission. Seated at the centre is the Minister for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (MP).

  • The Minister for Education, Science and Technology Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (MP) (standing) issues directives on higher education challenges to new members of the Tanzania Commission for Universities (left) during the official launching ceremony of the Commission, held in Dar es Salaam on 11th November, 2019.

  •  A SECTION of personnel responsible for admission process in Higher Learning Institutions follow a presentation at a Post-Admission meeting to deliberate on 2019/2020 admission matters, in Dar es Salaam on 1st November, 2019.

  • Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities Prof. Charles Kihampa gives a keynote speech to personnel responsible for Admissions process in Higher Learning Istitutions, during a one-day Post-Admission meeting to deliberate and receive feedback on among others Quality Assuarance issues in the 2019/2020 admission process. The meeting was held in Dar es Salaam on 1st November, 2019.

  • TCU Director of Admission Coordination and Data Management Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel delivers a presentation on Issues and Challenges in the 2019/2020 Admission process. TCU is mandated among others things, to coordinate admissions of students into Higher Learning Institutions.

  • The Chairman of  the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Prof. Mayunga Nkunya (left) receives a handing over report from the outgoing Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Jacob Mtabaji (right) during a handing over session held in Dar es Salaam on 23rd October, 2019

  • The Chairman of the Tanzania commission for Universities (TCU) Prof. Mayunga Nkunya (left) delivers a presentation on Programme Benchmarks, their Components and Development Processes, during a training workshop held at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) Morogoro on 3rd October, 2019. The training coordinated by TCU aimed at enabling participants to effectively participate and play an active role in the development of programme benchmarks in relation to curriculum development.

  • The Chairman of the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Prof. Mayunga Nkunya (seated on second right) poses for a souvenir photo with facilitators, experts and participants of the training workshop on Programme Benchmarks Development as part of the activities which are being implemented under a five-year (2017 – 2021) project namely Education and Skills for productive Jobs Programme for Results (ESPJ). The training was held at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) Morogoro on 3rd October, 2019. Second left is The Executive Secretary of TCU, Prof. Charles Kihampa, on his left is the Director of Admission Coordination and Data Management Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel. First right is the Director of Accreditation Dr. Telemu Kassile.

  • The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Hon. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein who is also the Chancellor of State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) reads a Certificate of Accreditation presented to SUZA by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), during a ceremony to recognize its success since its establishments in 1999. The ceremony was held at Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein Hall – SUZA Tunguu campus, Zanzibar on 14th September, 2019.

  • Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Executive Secretary Prof. Charles Kihampa (with a blue suit) listens to students of Open University of Tanzania (OUT) in Physics Laboratory during his official visit at OUT Regional Kinondoni campus on 19th September, 2019.  2nd right is Open University Vice Chancellor Prof. Elifas Bisanda and 2nd left is OUT Dean Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies Dr. Matobola Mihale.

  • Delegation from TCU, Director of Admission, Coordination and Data Management Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel (right), Director of Accreditation Dr. Telemu Kassile (centre) and Legal Officer Roserine Joseph Rutta (left) listen to the Chief Executive Officer of Council on Higher Education (CHE) Prof. Narend Baijnath (not in the picture) during a study visit to the CHE to learn about Quality Assurance Systems and Processes, at Pretoria South Africa on 29th August, 2019. 

  • Chief Executive Officer of Council on Higher Education (CHE) Prof. Narend Baijnath (left) briefs a delegation from TCU during their study visit at Pretoria South Africa to the CHE to learn about Quality Assurance Systems and Processes. Right is TCU Senior Accreditation Officer Omari Shegilla, August 29th, 2019.

  • Minister for Education and Vocational Training from the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar Hon. Riziki Pembe Juma (right) shares a light moment with the Executive Secretary of TCU Prof. Charles Kihampa ahead of their talk at Sheikh Idrissa Abduwakil Hall at Kikwajuni Unguja Zanzibar on 17th May, 2019.

  • Executive Secretary of TCU Prof. Charles Kihampa speaks during the Annual General Meeting of Tanzania Higher Learning Institution Students Organisation (TAHLISO) held at Nkrumah Hall, University of Dar es Salaam on 10th August, 2019. Second left is Executive Secretary of NACTE Dr. Adolf Rutayuga and third left is Director General of HESLB, Abdul-Razaq Badru.

  • Prime Minister Hon. Kassim Majaliwa (second right) listens to the Executive Secretary of TCU Prof. Charles Kihampa who briefs him on TCU achievements during the official opening of the 14th Higher Learning Education exhibitions held at Mnazi Mmoja grounds, Dar es Salaam. Right is the Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology Hon. William Tate Ole Nasha (MP).

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

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