SUA Selected Applicants Waliochaguliwa 2022/2023
Sokoine University of Agriculture was founded on July 1, 1984, by Parliamentary Act No. 14 of 1984, which amended Parliamentary Act No. 6 of the same year.
Following the Act’s repeal, the university now operates under the Sokoine University of Agriculture Charter, 2007, within the broad framework of the Universities Act, 2005.
Sokoine University of Agriculture was founded in 1965 as an Agricultural College offering diploma training in the discipline of agriculture.
Following the dissolution of the University of East Africa and the subsequent establishment of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in July 1970, the College was transformed into a Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and began offering Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.
The Division of Forestry was established in 1974, and the faculty was renamed the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry.
With the introduction of the Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1976 and the establishment of the Division of Veterinary Science, the Faculty was renamed “Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Sciences.”
The Faculty was transformed into a full-fledged university on July 1, 1984, by Parliamentary Act No. 6 of 1984, and became known as Sokoine University of Technology.
Sokoine University of Agriculture was named after Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Moringe Sokoine, who died in 1984.
The academic business of Sokoine University of Agriculture is guided by the university’s vision and missions, as well as the Corporate Strategic Plan (2016-2021), the latter of which outlines plans in accordance with the university’s core missions and functions, as well as the need to remain competitive.
Vision Statement for SUA
“To be a leading University in the provision of quality knowledge and skills in agriculture and allied sciences,” states the university’s vision.
Mission Statement for SUA
The mission, “To Promote Development in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Allied Sectors through Training, Research, and Service Delivery,” guides the vision.
SUA Core Values
In achieving its vision and fulfilling its mission, SUA adhere to the following core values:
1) Pursuit of excellence in service delivery
2) Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit,
3) Competitive orientation,
4) Integrity, Transparency and Accountability,
5) Results/ Achievement oriented
6) Diligence on duty,
7) Adaptive and responsive,
8) Freedom of thought and expression
9) Gender sensitive
10) Continuous learning.
SUA Motto/ Slogan
“Ardhi ni Hazina”. This is a Swahili word which means “Land is Treasure” in English