Dr Shein to grace 14th graduation ceremony of SUZA

15Apr 2019
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Dr Shein to grace 14th graduation ceremony of SUZA

PRESIDENT of Zanzibar and Chairman Dr Ali Mohamed Shein is tomorrow expected to take part at the 14th graduation ceremony at the  State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) in Tunguu, about 13.5km from the Stone Town centre of the Indian Ocean archipelago.

PRESIDENT of Zanzibar and Chairman Dr Ali Mohamed Shein

During the event, President Shein will confer Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees to all candidates who have successfully completed their studies and qualified for those awards for the academic year 2017/2018.

Shein who is also the University Chancellor will also award prizes to students who excelled in different academic courses and the best student’s overall winner prize.

“This is an important event, thus, all graduands are advised to attend and witness the climax of their academic pursuit,” said Hassan Hassan, SUZA senior public relations and marketing unit.

SUZA was established by Act No. 8 of 1999 of the Zanzibar House of Representatives which was then amended by Act No. 11 of 2009, and further re-amended by Act No. 7 of 2016. The latter amendment has justified SUZA to merge with other Zanzibar higher learning institutions; these are the then Zanzibar Institute of Financial Administration (ZIFA), College of Health Sciences (CHS) and the Zanzibar Institute of Tourism Development (ZIToD).

Currently, SUZA consists of seven campuses that are found at equally beautiful but different locations within the islands. Six campuses are located in Unguja and one campus in Pemba Island. Tunguu is the main SUZA campus located about 12 km away from Zanzibar town. The campus is actually huge and brand new decorated with green field that offers cutting-edge infrastructure of the World standard. It gives to students a local alternative to some of the world’s attractive learning environments.

The second campus is inherited from the first Teachers’ Training College in East Africa, Nkrumah campus at Beit el Ras.


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