The Bureau is a link organ between UDSM and stakeholders including external QA agencies (e.g. NCHE - Uganda, CHE - Kenya, CHE - South Africa, MESCT – Malawi & Mozambique and many others from within and outside Africa); regulatory bodies (e.g. TCU, NCHE, CHE, IUCEA etc.) and professional bodies within and outside the country (e.g. IET/ERB, MBAA, TLA etc.) that are relevant to the activities of the University.