Category Archives: DIT Mwanza Campus

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DIT Mwanza in Tanzania wins the National Science and Technology Competition in the TVET category

By Augustine Mbitila Each year, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology invites Tanzanians with creativity, discovery and original knowledge and/or ideas, to participate in the National Science, Technology and Innovation Competition, also known in Kiswahili as “Mashindano ya Kitaifa ya Sayansi, Teknolojia na Ubunifu (MAKISATU)”. This year, DIT Mwanza campus emerged as winner in […]

DIT Mwanza in Tanzania sends over 30 students to study  fashion and design at Kisumu National Polytechnic College in Kenya

By Augustine Mbitila On 10th June 2022, a total of 31 students studying Leather Products Technology and one staff of the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) Mwanza Campus in Tanzania were sent to Kisumu National Polytechnic in Kenya for a one-month student and staff exchange. The regional students and staff exchange programme under […]

Students from Banjika Secondary School listening to the sensitization team
DIT Mwanza visits secondary schools in Tanzania to promote TVET courses among female students

By Augustine Mbitila Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme sponsored by Centre for Excellence in Leather Processing and Allied Technologies (CELPAT) under EASTRIP visited secondary schools to encourage school girls join technical programmes offered by Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) Mwanza Campus. The participants visited 21 secondary schools in four regions in […]

Dr.Albert Mmari (Second from left) handing over the balls to the team's mentor, lady Ms Hawa Jeremiah . Looking on is DIT staff member Mr Nelson Vincent (First left) and youths at a ceremony held at DIT main campus.
DIT Mwanza Campus donates leather shoes and footballs to schools in Mwanza and Dar es Salam

By Augustine Mbitila Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) Mwanza Campus in Tanzania has donated 126 pairs of leather school shoes and footballs worth Tshs3 million to primary school pupils to support the government’s free education initiatives. The leather products donated were manufactured by trainees undergoing short and long courses using existing training facilities […]

DIT conduct community outreach events and Capacity Building

By Augustine Mbitila Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), Mwanza Campus which will be transformed into Centre of Excellence in Leather Processing and Allied Technologies (CELPAT) continue to increase its visibility through publicizing its programmes and products through exhibition participation. On 17th February 2022, during the 1st graduation ceremony of DIT Myunga Campus, located […]

DIT Team visits secondary schools in effort to increase female enrolment in TVET courses

By Augustin Mbitila In an effort to increase female enrolment in TVET courses, DIT Mwanza Campus staff members joined DIT Main Campus staff members in visiting Southern Highlands schools in Tanzania mainland regions, including, Lindi, Mtwara, Songea, Njombe, Mbeya and Iringa regions. In the visit, a total of 26 female secondary schools were reached and […]

Figure 4: DIT Mwanza Industrial Advisory Committee members attentively listening to Eng.Masud, the Managing Director of KILIC, Moshi town, Kilimanjaro region.
Students and tutors of DIT Mwanza Campus showcase their Innovations at Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair

By Augustine Mbitila DIT Mwanza campus participated in the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) in Dar es Salaam, commonly known as “Saba Saba” to showcase and sale innovative products of our tutors and students. Industry partnerships There has been close and active collaboration between DIT Mwanza Campus and various partner industries. On 4th […]

DIT Mwanza Campus graduates are employed within six months after graduation according to graduate tracer study

By Augustin Mbitila Most graduates of DIT Mwanza Campus are likely to get employed within six months after graduation, a recent graduate tracer study has revealed.  The graduate tracer study conducted between May and September 2021, revealed that, on average, 70.5% of the respondents reported that they were employed within the first six months after […]

DIT Staff and key stakeholders in the leather and food processing industry during the stakeholders’ meeting for curriculum review and development.
DIT Mwanza introduces new programs in leather and food processing technology

By Juma Magambo In the financial year 2020/2021 financial year DIT Mwanza Campus, the centre of excellence in Leather Processing and Allied Technologies (CELPAT), reviewed one diploma programme in Leather and Leather Products Technology and developed and introduce two new diploma programmes in Leather Processing Technology and Food Processing Technology. Market demand surveys were conducted […]