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  • In the AKU convocation ceremony held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 24 February 2015, 37 graduates received the Master of Education degree; three received the Master of Medicine degree; and 18 graduates were conferred with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
The Aga Khan University's new Charter and 2015 Convocation ceremony in Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 23 February 2015 -  His Excellency Dr Jakaya Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, today granted the Aga Khan University (AKU) its charter under Tanzanian law, marking the first time such recognition has been given to a foreign-based institution of higher learning.

The Aga Khan is in East Africa to preside over the University’s convocations in Dar es Salaam, Kampala and Nairobi. This year’s graduations coincide with the 15th anniversary of AKU’s presence in Africa. The first of the three convocations will take place in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday (February 24th).