The Directorate of Student Services hosted empowering seminars for new students. The sessions were designed to offer invaluable insights and equip students for success throughout their academic journey and in the future.

Distinguished experts from various Government authorities led these seminars. The facilitators included representatives from the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG), the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), the Police Gender Desk, and central police cybercrime specialists.

Dean of Students Dr. Faustine China addressing students during the event 


The table below provides a summary of the facilitators' names, the topics they covered, and a brief overview of their presentations.

S/N Topic Facilitator & Organization  Areas Covered 
1. Human rights and good governance Mr. Aristarico Majura, Senior Investigation Officer, Mr. Makuru Nyarancha, Investigation Officer, Mr. Brigton Mbwiga, Senior Investigation Officer (CHRAGG Dar es Salaam) Functions, meaning, and pillars of the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG); meaning and characteristics of good governance
2. National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) Mr. Rogers Mkisi, Compliance Officer (NHIF Ilala) Functions and duties of NHIF; registration for NHIF service according to ages; areas of coverage and hospitals where NHIF applies; categories of health coverage
3. Digital Safety and Cybersecurity Detective Corporal Emmanuel Seif (Central Police) Detection and prevention of cybercrime; safeguarding against cybercrime; avoiding purchasing electronic devices from unverified sources
4. Gender Sensitization and Safety Corporal Halima Msonge (Central Police) Rationale for the gender desk; gender-based violence; who is supposed to attend the police gender desk; ethical considerations in gender desk operations; ensuring the security of customer information 
5. Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) Ms. Tausi Mbaga, Investigation Officer, Ms. Marcella James Salu, Investigation Officer (PCCB Ilala) Roles of PCCB; common practices of corruption; sex corruption in higher learning institutions


These seminars were tailored to enrich the knowledge and awareness of our new students, helping them thrive not only academically but also in their personal lives.