1.0 LOCATION OF SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND ARRIVAL INFORMATION
Sokoine University of Agriculture is in Morogoro Municipality and is about 200 km west of Dar es Salaam, 260 km from Dodoma and 320 km from Iringa.
Be informed that all students selected to join B.Sc. Environmental Science and Management, B.Sc. Education, Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM), B.Sc. Agricultural Education (Agricultural Sciences and Biology), Bachelor of Rural Development (BRD), B.Sc. Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, B.Sc. Applied Agricultural Extension, B.Sc. Range Management and B.Sc. Informatics are supposed to report at Solomon Mahlangu Campus (SMC) in Mazimbu, whereas the rest will be reporting at the Main Campus (MC). Students are required to arrive between 08:00 hours and 18:00 hours.
2.0 MEDICAL EXAMINATION
Admission into the University is conditional upon a satisfactory medical examination report (Form C) undertaken by a Registered Medical Practitioner. Each student is therefore requested to present the enclosed Form C to a Registered Medical Practitioner and request for Medical Examination.
2.1 Any Medical Examination Fees e.g. Chest X – Ray is a student’s responsibility.
3.0 DATE OF ARRIVAL
Sokoine University of Agriculture is expected to open on 13/10/2014 for 1st years. Students will be received between 8.00 a.m. and 6.00pm.
The first week is for orientation activities starting on 13/10/2014 and ending on 18/10/2014. All 1st year students are required to participate in the orientation week programme. More information will be given on arrival.
3.1 Registration of First Year Students
The registration deadline for first year students will be TWO WEEKS from the first date of Orientation Week.
4.0 TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS
Please note that the University does not pay for your travel expenses, and such expenses are not included in the regular Bursary payment.
5.0 IMMIGRATION FORMALITIES FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Foreign students are expected to clear all immigration formalities in their countries before they depart for Tanzania. Upon arrival at the University, they will be required to obtain a Residence Permit which costs USD 250 within the Orientation Week before they are allowed to attend classes. No foreign students shall be registered without a Residence permit.
5.1 Identification Cards
Students will be required to present one colouredpassport size photographs during registration for identification cards for which they will have to pay.
(a) There is limited accommodation in University hostels, Universityaccommodation is therefore not guaranteed
(c) Students may offered accommodation residence in order of the following priority:
(i) Students with physical disability/ health strees confirmed by Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) Resident Medical Officer (RMO)
(ii) Foreign Students
(iii) First year Students
(iv) Female Students
(v) Finalist Students
(vi) Continuing Students
(d) Payments will be made through CRDB bank after completing the registration exercise and after obtaining an accommodation invoice from student’s SUASIS account.
(e) Accommodation payment may be made on semester basis though invoicing is made annually as per accommodation agreement.
(f) At the end of every academic year undergraduate students shall be required to vacate (remove their personal effects) and return mattress and room keys, otherwise they will be charged for occupying the rooms during this time.
(g) Students will be required to sign a legal binding agreement regarding payment of accommodation fees.
(h) NOTE that at the beginning of each year one is required to apply afresh for accommodation.
(i) However, due to the limited accommodation facilities available, students are advised to acquire off-campus accommodation and pay rent to their respective Land lords. The University has no provisions for married quarters for any student’s family.
6.1 CAFETERIA SERVICES
Food will be served in the identified Cafeterias. Students are not allowed to cook in the Halls of Residence.
6.2 Dossier available from the Office of the Dean of Students
(a) Orientation Week Programme
(b) Personal Particulars Forms
(c) Student by – Laws
(d) Examination Regulations
7.0 ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS
Confirmation of your admission to this University is subject to the satisfactory verification of the academic qualifications you submitted in your application forms. During the Orientation Week, your academic documents will be validated for the purpose of formal registration.
Students must bring with them ORIGINAL Certificates which qualified them for admission i.e. Form IV School Certificate (Ordinary Level) or Equivalent and/Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.) Form VI or equivalent and/or any other documents relevant to your matriculation. A forged document may lead to prosecution.
7.1 RELEASES FROM EMPLOYERS
The Sokoine University of Agriculture will NOT register any employed student without a letter of release from their employer.
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Best unit and overal winner of Website Ranking in the Sokoine University of Agriculture
University wide Website Committee (UWC) in its 11th meeting held on 7th March 2017 approved the results of ranking of university website for the College/School/Faculty/Department/Institute/Directorate and Centres website for the first quarter(January - March) year 2017.
Congratulations to the following units for winning and being the best College/School/Faculty/Department/Institute/Directorate and Centres website for the first quarter year 2017.