Directorates and Faculties

The University is committed to produce graduates who are educated, competent and socially responsible citizens, with commitment to work for the benefit of their countrymen and women. It will emphasize professional excellence, moral integrity, and transparency

A Message From The Vice Chancelor

Welcome to Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU).

A University of your choice, that gives you the opportunity to pursue quality education in truthfulness and freedom of thought so that you may gain professional competency to boldly serve the human society and contribute to the development of humanity in an ever changing environment.

Our academic programmes keep expanding in line with the rapid technological demands of our time in order to meet the needs of our society.  The programmes are tailored to meet the specific needs of our students. The University’s distinctive mark is that of quality education provision in a conducive environment.  Our students and staff members are engaged in continuous discourse and consultation as they explore the academic world, in an effort to reach the highest professional standards possible in all areas of study ranging from certificate to PhD.

MWECAU endavours to conduct its core business of teaching/learning, research and community service with the highest ethical standards possible to train graduates who will be integrated in a positive and engaging manner into our society. Our aim is to lay solid foundation that will guide our graduate in conducting their affairs in all professional manners while devising creative solutions to everyday problems in the society.

MWECAU will give you an environment conducive for the integration of academic and social activities in an effort to offer holistic education.  Hence sports and extracurricular activities as well as community service are given the emphasis they deserve. This appeals not only to the intellect of our students, but also to their capability to socialize and work as a team as they go about their rigorous academic programs. 

MWECAU staff is readily available and eager to listen to and assist students so that they may overcome everyday challenges and achieve their professional objectives.  Students are also encouraged to take full advantage of consultation time set aside by their lecturers in order to benefit and appreciate their learning experience while at MWECAU guidance and counselling services are free offered to the MWECAU community.

MWECAU has commendable teaching and learning facilities that will aid students in their learning experience.  The fast and reliable fibre optic internet cable is available everywhere on campus. With this connection, students and staff can freely access and make use of thousands of electronic learning resources that MWECAU subscribes to.

Our library has more than 45,000 book volumes of different specialisations. The state of the art library offers a very conducive learning environment that is crowned by very friendly staff that is eager to help you.

MWECAU recognizes that the development of our world depends on human commitment to deliver integral formation of its citizens and thus facilitate dedicated service for humankind.  We therefore feel very privileged to be part of that formation and to have you join MWECAU as you pursue intellectual and professional excellence in truthfulness for your own benefits and for the development of society. 

Together we will be able to continue fostering academic and professional excellence that distinguishes MWECAU as an institution of higher learning with a difference:  an institution that proffers a beam of light to our contemporary society as evidenced by our Motto: Lux Mundi or Light of the World.

Karibuni sana MWECAU.

 

Rev. Dr. Philbert Vumilia

MWECAU - Vice Chancellor

University History Since 2001

We have, We are and We shall train graduates who are the Lighting of the World

Our History

Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU) was established in 2005.  The University was formally known as Mwenge University College of Education (MWUCE). Historically the University was started as a teacher Training college in 2001 known as St. Joseph’s Teachers Training College. The University is owned by Tanzania Episcope Conference (TEC) with an open access and equal opportunity to Students and staff of different faiths and backgrounds. Since its establishment as a teacher training college, the University has been involved in active academic, research and community engagement efforts to fulfill its mandate as a distinguished academic institution as well responding to the government policy of expanding education facilities and training to private sector in Tanzania. Indeed, the University was opened in response to government requests for the quantity and quality expansion of secondary and higher education in the country. When St. Joseph’s Teacher Training College was opened its focus was on training secondary school science teachers on the diploma level.