The Convocation of the University of Dar es Salaam was established under the University of Dar es Salaam Act No. 12 of 1970. Members of the Convocation include senior officers of the University past and present, all academic staff, current senior administrative staff, and all alumni of the University, including those of its predecessor University of East Africa as long as those graduates of the former University of East Africa are residents in Tanzania.


The Convocation unit at the University of Dar es Salaam strives to expand and diversify the network of its engaged alumni around the world as well as to harness their goodwill to their alma mater. The unit seeks to develop innovative initiatives tailored to engage current students and graduates of the University of Dar es Salaam. Through an active, coordinated, and engaged alumni network, our University can successfully position itself and raise funds effectively. We invite you to become an active member of the UDSM Alumni family.


Benefits of joining the UDSM Alumni community include;

  1. To get connected with your fellow alumni all over the world
  2. To expand your professional network.
  3.  To get latest job adverts
  4. To give back by mentoring fresh graduates
  5. To get information about the University
  6. To participate in Alumni events that are taking place at the university



2018-2021 Leadership and Organisational portfolio of the University of Dar es Salaam Convocation:


President of the Convocation

Chairperson- Executive Committee

Ambassador Mwanaidi Sinare Maajar


Vice Chancellor

Vice Chairperson- Executive Committee

 Prof. William A.L. Anangisye


Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration

Secretary to the Convocation

Prof. David A. Mfinanga


Honorary Treasurer

Mrs. Tumaini Kihunrwa


Chairperson Activities Committee

Dr. Joan J. E. Munissi


Chairperson- Publication Committee

Prof. Alexander Makulilo


Chairperson Fundraising Committee

Prof. Marcellina Mvula Chijoriga





Directorate of Internationalization,

Convocation and Advancement

Liaison office and secretariat

Dr. Lulu Tunu Kaaya

Welcome Message

President of the UDSM Convocation, Ambassador Mwanaidi S. Majaar welcomes you to various activities that will keep us together as a Family. 


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