Students Welfare - Welfare Office

Students Welfare

Office of Students Welfare

The office of Students Welfare is under the Dean of Students, whose roles are primarily directed at the social and academic interests of the students. The Dean renders counselling services to individuals and/or group(s) of students. The Dean also assists and guides students in their welfare, being academic, social, financial, and spiritual matters.

Students’ Association:
The University has a Students Association (HKMUSA), with its own constitution of which all students are automatically members by registration. The HKMUSA office is under the mentorship of the office of the Dean of Students. The Association is an important link between students and the University Management. The Association contributes in decision making on matters that affect students. The main purpose of HKMUSA is:

• To provide efficient, democratic and accountable services for all students at the University.
• To promote the interests and coordinates all activities related to the welfare of students.

HKMUSA is a thriving association that organizes and participates in many activities, for example:
• Expanding sports and game facilities in order to cater for the needs of an increasing number of students.
• Participating in the national and regional annual East Africa Universities games.

Student Advisors:

Each student will be assigned to one of the lecturers as his /her academic advisor.

Sponsorship:

Applicants for courses offered by HKMU are advised to apply for sponsorship/study loan from either the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, through the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, the Higher Education Students Loans Board (for the Medical Doctor and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees), Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Masters Programme) or from other funding agencies, employers, parents or private sponsors. More information regarding fees structure on each programme can be obtained from the HKMU Website http://www.hkmu.ac.tz/ or by a visit to HKMU.

Students’ Accommodation:

The University has a hostel for male and female students. The hostel is located opposite the existing main University building in Mikocheni. Besides providing students’ accommodation, the hostel also offers various municipal services: the business center which incorporates an internet café, a stationery, a cafeteria to sit 120 people, associated kitchen and stores, and a multifunction terrace that can sit 280 people. Alternative private accommodation is also available within the University proximity. A variety of recreational facilities are also available. For more details contact the Hostel Manager, through Mobile Tel. + (255)713227170, 713448481 Email: alexbmg@yahoo.com

Other Social Services:

Other social services like Supermarkets and Banks are located within a walking distance from the University campus.

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