Mkapa Death. UDSM Postpone Graduation Ceremony Mkapa Death The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) started in 1961 as a College of the University of London. In 1963 it became a Constituent College of the University of East Africa.
It was formerly established in August 1970, as a National University, through the University of Dar es Salaam Act number 12 of 1970. It was established with three main objectives, namely:
To transmit knowledge as a basis of action, from one generation to another; To act as a centre for advancing frontiers of knowledge through scientific research; and To meet the high level human resource needs of the Tanzanian society.
In 1961, the University started with the Faculty of Law. It expanded over the years with the establishment of the numerous Faculties and Institutes. It established a number of Colleges, some of which were later evolved into independent fully-fledged universities.
In 1963, a School of Medicine was established within the premises of the then Princess Margaret Hospital. In 1968 the School became a Faculty of Medicine of the University College of Dar es Salaam, a constituent college of the University of East Africa. With the creation of the University of Dar es Salaam in 1970, the Faculty became the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Dar es Salaam.
UDSM Postpone Graduation Ceremony Mkapa Death
University of Dar es Salaam has postponed the ceremony of graduation due to the death of third president of Tanzania Benjamin William Mkapa that happened yesterday night at Muhimbili National Hospital Dar es Salaam. For full details view Announcement in PDF file below