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Bonyeza Kuthibitisha

DIRECTORATE OF STUDENTS' SERVICES (DSS)

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Welcome to the Directorate of Students' Services. The Directorate provides welfare services and support for enhancing students’ growth and development in the Institute. The Directorate is headed by the Dean of Students who is assisted by staff with a wide scope of knowledge in students’ welfare matters. The basic principle that guides the Directorate of Students Services is the 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 institute and beyond. Welfare services offered by the Directorate of Students services include student leadership, catering, accommodation, sports and games, counselling and guidance, banking, finances, fellowship affairs, clubs/societies, life skills, health, mediating conflicts, security matters, etc.

 

The staff of the Director of Students Services Office provides support to individual students or groups experiencing life situations impacting their learning experience and coordinates the appropriate individual or campus-wide response. Staff members work to promote a safe, respectful, healthy and inclusive academic community, coordinate specific programmes and services, and monitor and respond to emerging situations that impact students. The objective of the Students’ Services Directorate is to collaborate with other Institute organs to continuously enhance the educational, physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being of students.

The functions of the Directorate are:

  1. To implement and enforce all policies, rules and regulations of the Institute concerning students' general conduct, behaviour and discipline;
  2. To facilitate management/staff-student relations that promote an atmosphere characterized by justice, fairness, and good human relations;
  3.  To handle students’ problems that affect their academic performance;
  4. To facilitate resource mobilization for student affairs and services;
  5. To undertake the administration of students' welfare services in the areas of accommodation; catering, health and recreation;
  6. To supervise the general elections of the student’s government; (vii) To advise DR-PFA on matters about Students' affairs;
  7. To coordinate counselling services to students on academic, social and health matters; (ix) To guide students on the observance of Institute regulations and students’ by-laws;
  8. To prepare an appropriate budget for the directorate;
  9. To organize orientation programmes for new students in collaboration with the Directorate of Academic and Supports Services;
  10. To develop appropriate strategies for discerning, controlling and managing students’ conflicts; and
  11. To coordinate the management of students’ assembly.

National Institute of Transport - NIT

Abely P. Luzibila

Dean, Directorate of Students' Services

dean@nit.ac.tz

+255713183876