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  • The Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Omary Juma Kipanga (left) shared a light moment with the Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa (centre) shortly after the inauguration of the TCU Workers Council in Morogoro. Right is the TCU Director of Admission Coordination and Data Management, Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel.

  • The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Director of Admissions Coordination and Data Management, Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel gives a presentation on Transition from Secondary Education to Higher Education: Current Status and Selected Statistics at the 15th Annual General Meeting of the Tanzania Heads of Secondary Schools Association (TAHOSSA) on December 21, 2020, in Dodoma at Jakaya Kikwete Dodoma Convention Centre.

  • The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Quality Assurance Officer, Mathayo Mafang’a briefs Heads of Secondary Schools in the country at the TCU pavilion during the 15th Annual General Meeting of the Tanzania Heads of Secondary Schools Association (TAHOSSA) in Dodoma on December 21, 2020

  • The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Director of Admissions Coordination and Data Management, Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel speaks to Journalists at the TCU pavilion during the 15th Annual General Meeting of the Tanzania Heads of Secondary Schools Association (TAHOSSA) in Dodoma Convention Centre. 

  • Stefano Moshi Memorial University College (SMMUCo) Admission Officer, Hermence Nafai (with red dress) briefs the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa (centre) accompanied by the TCU Director of Admissions Coordination and Data Management, Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel, when visiting the Admission Office during the institutional monitoring at SMMUCo.

  • SECTION of Quality Assurance Directors/Coordinators of higher education institution in Tanzania follows a presentation during the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and Tanzania Universities Quality Assurance Forum (TUQAF) joint capacity building workshop on quality assurance in higher education institutions. The two-day workshop held at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) IN Morogoro aimed at strengthening the Quality Assurance Practitioners’ capacity to execute their duties in their respective universities.

  • The Executive Director of Zanzibar Higher Education Loans Board (ZHELB) Mr. Iddi Khamis Haji (left) in a tete-a-tete with the Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa during the annual general meeting of the Tanzania Higher Learning Institutions Students Organisation (TAHLISO), held at Jakaya Kikwete Conference Hall in Dodoma City. TCU was one of the event’s sponsors.

  • The Executive Secretary of Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), Prof. Charles Kihampa (standing) speaks to members of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) on the challenges encountered by TCU when evaluating foreign awards for the purpose of establishing their comparability with Tanzanian equivalences as the basis for recognition of the corresponding qualifications. First left (on white shirt) is the Executive Director of CTI, Mr. Leodegar Tenga.

  • The Director of Accreditation at the Tanzania Commission Commission for Universities (TCU), Dr. Telemu Kassile (standing) delivers a presentation on procedures for evaluation of foreign awards and recognition of qualifications, during the meeting between TCU, members of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) and National Council for Technical Education NACTE).

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    Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) Executive Secretary, Prof. Charles Kihampa speaks to Journalists in a press briefing held at the Tanzania Information Services – MAELEZO in Dar es Salaam. During the session, he highlighted on the Four Years of TCU Success as Tanzania moves to a middle-income economy. 

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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