The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is pleased to announce to the graduands and the general public that its14th graduation ceremony will be held on Tuesday 23rd April, 2019 at The Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein Conference Hall, TunguuCampus from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm.

His Excellency Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council who is also the University Chancellor will confer Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees to all candidates who have successfully completed their studies and qualified for those awards for the academic year 2017/2018. The Chancellor will also award prizes to students who excelled in different academic courses and the best student’s overall winner prize.

This is an important event, thus, all graduands are advised to attend and witness the climax of their academic pursuit. Those who have confirmed their participation and cleared all the required fees are notified that their academic credentials (certificates, diplomas and degrees) will instantly be issued during the graduation day to ONLY those who will participate in the ceremony. It is brought to notice that another day(s) to issue academic credentials will be arranged for those who fail to spot in the ceremony irrespective of their presence at the scene.

All graduands are informed that fee for hiring graduation gowns is Tshs. 25,000/– (nonrefundable). This fee should be paid via the Peoples’ Bank of Zanzibar Ltd Account No. 0404075000.

Graduands from the School of Business, ChwakaCampus should also pay Tsh. 10,000/- being certificate payment, so they have to pay Tsh. 35,000/- in all.

Rehearsal and gown collection

Attendance to the rehearsal which will be held on Saturday 20th April, 2019 from 9.00 a.m. is mandatory for all graduands who intend to participate in the Graduation Ceremony; therefore, those who will not participate in the rehearsal shall not be allowed to participate in the event; instead, their awards will be conferred in absentia.
Graduation gowns will be hired from 9.00 a.m to 3.00 p.m starting from Monday 15th April, 2019at the graduands’ respective campuses except for graduands of Nkrumah and Vuga campuses whowill have to collect their gowns at Tunguucampus.

Graduands are required to return the gowns not later than a week after the Graduation day, Tsh. 5,000/- will be charged for each extended day.

Note: – All graduation incidental expenses such as transport, accommodation, meals, etc will be met by graduands/students themselves.

No one will be allowed to enter the Graduation Hall after the entrance of His Excellency, the Chancellor; therefore all participants should be seated by 8.30 a.m.

Issued by:

The Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academics, Research and Consultancy

The State University of Zanzibar