Students Association

Student Administration at MUHAS

The office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the administration of student affairs, mainly personal and social welfare aspects of the students’ life. The following facilities are provided by this office; residence, games, sports, counseling and guidance.

Students’ Activities

Most of the student’s activities are organized by the student government (Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Students Organization - MUHASSO). The organization is concerned primarily with student’s academic, social and recreational activities.

Currently, there are professional associations such as:

  • Tanzania Medical Students Association (TAMSA),
  • Tanzania Pharmaceutical Students Association (TAPSA),
  • Tanzania Dental Students Association (TADSA),
  • University Nursing Students’ Association of Tanzania (UNSATA) and
  • Tanzania Environmental Health Students Association (TEHSA).

Students Accommodations

MUHAS offer the first choice residential facility that provides excellent quality products for the well-being and the delight of students. It is believed that residence life experience will foster the student holistic development as well as being fully supportive of their academic program. Student residence life at MUHAS strives to ensure that a living and learning environment is the foundation of its residence culture. Accommodation is availed to duly registered students with preference to regular Clinical undergraduate students in session.

Currently the enrolment stands at 1800 students but only 35% of them were accommodated in the halls of residence. However with the newly renovated Chole road hostel being operation about 62% of the enrolled students are accommodated in the halls/hostel of residence. Since there is still limited space for accommodation, the accommodation priorities is guided by the criteria that approved by the University Council from time to time.

For Academic Year 2016/2017 the rooms have been allocated to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students. Open the link below to see the allocation and importance notice about room allocation.



Warden
Warden manages students in the halls and hostels of residences.
Specifically wardens have the following roles:
  • Provide parental supervision and guidance in both academic and social aspects to students in their halls and hostels.
  • Facilitate and assist in providing academic and counseling services.
  • To oversee general cleanliness in the halls and hostels.
  • To enable students create friendly atmosphere and discipline among each other.
  • Report on maintenance works emanate from student halls/hostels to the estate department.

Games and Sports

Games and Sports
The achievement of academic excellence depends on many factors. Some of them being conducive environment and Teaching/Learning resources. However, for effective and successful teaching/learning process to occur, both a teacher and a learner must be health in terms of their minds in health body. Thus games and sports can nurture and develop academic excellence in a health mind.

In view of this context, engaging ourselves into sports activities would have a lot of advantages and greatly contribute to the betterment of academic performance since healthy mind develops into a healthy body. Sports are activities you do for pleasure using physical efforts or skills which are done in a specified area following set rules. Games are competitive sports or any activity which have rules and funny. These include Olympics Games, Commonwealth Games, East Africa Challenge Cup, World University Games (FISU), All Africa University Games (FASU), East African University Games (EAUG) and Tanzania Universities Sports Association (TUSA) Games. TUSA organizes sports competitions that among other things enhance sports competition standards, exchange academic experiences and socialization among students.

At MUHAS, the playgrounds are located at Muhimbili and Chole Road campus. There are various sporting activities organized frequently by students such as Inter-School Sports Competitions in form of league in conjunction with the Dean of Students’ office. These include friendly matches between schools and hostels and interschool competitions. Therefore students participate in Football, Netball, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Tug of War, Rope jumping, Football, Racing, etc. On the other hand, MUHAS students and workers also participate in National competitions like: Shirikisho la Michezo la Vyuo Mchanganyiko Tanzania (SHIMIVUTA), Shirikisho la Michezo ya Mashirika ya Umma Tanzania (SHIMMUTA).

MUHAS is committed to offering safe and quality recreational programs, facilities, and services to students in order to foster personal growth and physical development. Promoting healthy lifestyles through games and sports in an environment that value, embrace, and enrich individual differences will consequently:
  • Minimize or eliminate the chances of getting HIV-AIDS
  • Eliminate or reduce chances of misbehavior
  • Create Friendship and Good relations
  • Enhance academic excellence in the perfect learning environment through Sports journeys/trips.
Special Events and Activities
MUHAS students participate in International Youth Fellowship (IYF) Global Camp annually. The camp among many other objectives, aims at equipping the youth with skills on research in their career, to equip the youths with the tool to eschew their ethnic differences so as to face challenges in this global era. Thus, brings the youth together to share ideas and experiences on cross-cutting cultural values coming from all over the world.

In all these events, MUHAS students as medical professionals support medical services alongside with medical volunteers’ team from all over the world. In this regard, they finally benefit to learn practically from volunteers doctors.
MUHAS students sometimes attend seminars and workshops intended to expand knowledge regarding their career as well as social contemporary world issues in general.

In addition, during orientation week programme of welcoming first year students, the programme is marked by a sports day supported by the University Management. This aims at strengthening students’ positive vision towards game/sports at the university level. This programme entails: Sports and Games, Entertainments and Refreshments.

Student Administration at MUHAS

The office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the administration of student affairs, mainly personal and social welfare aspects of the students’ life. The following facilities are provided by this office; residence, games, sports, counseling and guidance.

Students’ Activities
Most of the student’s activities are organized by the student government (Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Students Organization - MUHASSO). The organization is concerned primarily with student’s academic, social and recreational activities.
Currently, there are professional associations such as:
  • Tanzania Medical Students Association (TAMSA),
  • Tanzania Pharmaceutical Students Association (TAPSA),
  • Tanzania Dental Students Association (TADSA),
  • University Nursing Students’ Association of Tanzania (UNSATA) and
  • Tanzania Environmental Health Students Association (TEHSA).

Religious Activities

Religious Activities and the Different groupings - where to and the like
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