:::::Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Wednesday 24th of July 2019


Directorate of Students Affairs (DSA) is headed by Dean of Students who is assisted by a number of staff with a wide scope of knowledge in students welfare matters.

The objective of the Directorate of Students Affairs (DSA) is to provide services and support for enhancing students growth and development in the University. The Directorate is headed by a Dean of Students appointed by the University Council who is assisted by a number of staff with a wide scope of knowledge in students welfare matters.

DSA centers for the needs of all students regardless of their programmes, colleges, institutes, schools or where they reside (on-campus or off-campus). For that, if a student has any questions or problems and would like to find a solution, he can choose DSA as a starting point to find the way to survive in the University and serving as advocate and guide them to many essential resources available in the University.

The basic principle that guides DSA is provision of high quality services that nurture students to engage in academic and social development. This signifies that, students receive adequate information that helps them to make a smooth transition in the University and beyond. DSA always responds to the needs of students by connecting them to various sources of information and/or services. Basically, DSA plays a pivotal role in making life easier for University students by empowering them with adequate knowledge that increases individual strength and confidence in support of University vision, mission and objectives.

Welfare services offered by the DSA include; student governance, catering, accommodation, sports and games, counseling and guidance, banking, finances, fellowship affairs, clubs/societies, life skills, health, mediate conflicts, security matters, etc. All these welfare services offered by DSA are offered in four units as follows;

Mr. Augustine P. Matem

Title:Dean of Students

Address:P. O. Box 131, Mbeya

Email: dean@mustnet.ac.tz or apmatem@yahoo.com

Education: MA in Ed. (UDOM), BSc. with Ed. (UDSM), Dip. in Ed. (Mkwawa)

Staff in the Directorate of Students Affairs (DSA)