Vice Chancellor Foreword


The University Vice Chancellor

As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of this great institution of higher learning situated in Arusha, Tanzania, I would like to say “Karibu Sana” in our sweetest Swahili language to all who are waiting diligently to be a part of us.

The University of Arusha is no ordinary institution of higher learning. You can only truly understand how great it is after committing yourself to be a part of it as a student. It is an institution that transcends all boundaries, whether religious, economic, political, or social. It also stands beyond all “isms” because we believe that God created all men and women equal. This is the first characteristic of the University of Arusha. It is an institution that believes in the dignity of humanity.

Based on this belief in human dignity, the University strives to develop all aspects of students; training them mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually. No student leaves the gates of UoA without being prepared holistically. We put the best labor into the market for better service.  Read More/Less

We have a cosmopolitan campus, with a blend of cultures, languages, and nationalities. However, amid all this diversity, we hold on to our university culture, which encompasses mutual respect, dedication, etiquette, and the fear of the Lord.

As a Seventh-day Adventist institution that believes in the holistic development of a student, we have many unique traits that help students feel at home and confident in completing their education. For example, the Student Work Program (SWP) has helped many needy students complete their studies. We also offer counseling services and pastoral care to our students struggling with life-threatening issues that many other universities might not address.

We care deeply about our students, and this is why there is a very high level of cordiality between the workers and the students. It is the only institution in Tanzania and the whole of Africa where the CEO is called Papa, Daddy, or Dad. It is a family, and we protect each other’s interests.

We are expanding in all spheres of our existence, and we would like you to be a part of us. Be assured that we will welcome you wholeheartedly to our beautiful campus, which is situated very close to Arusha National Park. We trust that you will not join alone but will also invite others to come with you.

I look forward to seeing you visit our campus and become a part of it.

God bless you.

Upcoming Events


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10 Days of Prayer
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Week of Spiritual Emphasis
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East Central Africa Division (ECD) Higher Education Consultative Meeting
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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NTUC Session
12:00 am - 12:00 am
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We will be hosting the 2022 Nothern Tanzanian Union Conference Session.

First Semester Opening Date
12:00 am - 12:00 am
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The University opening period will take one complete week. Check your fee structure to ensure that you understand your financial obligations.

Week of Spiritual Emphasis
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Prayer is Power By Pr. Steven Bina Plan not to Miss.

Seminar on Improved Methods of Teaching Mathematics
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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