Why visit St Jude’s?
All visitors are encouraged to take part in the day-to-day life at St Jude’s. A member of our Visitors team will accompany you as you participate in a school-based itinerary offering a variety of activities – whilst not impacting the day-to-day education of our students.
- Tour of the Sisia Primary Campus, Moshono.
- Interactive class visits to art, music, PE or library.
- Sample traditional Tanzanian lunch with our students and staff.
- Attend a weekly assembly (on specific days only) and watch dance and music performances.
- Visit one of our student’s homes with a staff member to facilitate this.
- Ride on one of our colorful school buses as it drops the students home.
- Tour of Smith Secondary Campus, Usa River.
- Tour of Moivaro Boarding Campus accompanied by a staff member to tell you all about our boarding programme.
Home visits are a once in a lifetime experience, giving you the opportunity to see and experience firsthand the difference St Jude’s has on the lives of our students, their families and the wider community. Be sure to let us know if you sponsor a student so you can visit their home. Please remember, you will be accompanied by a trained staff member of St Jude’s on your home visit. For more information about home visits, please see the Visit us FAQ.
How to make a visit
If you are thinking of planning a visit to The School of St Jude and want to stay for a few days, contact our Visitors team. It’s good to plan 3-6 months in advance.
If you are already in Arusha, you can arrange a visit too. Contact the Visitors team to let them know when you’d like to drop in. The school is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm. Check our school term times and public holidays on our Academic Calendar.
The school can arrange a personalised itinerary of activities while you’re here. All visitors are required to read our Code of Conduct and Personal Communications Policy and sign a document on arrival to say you have read and agree to abide by them.
Since 2002, St Jude’s has been a registered Rotary Australia World Community Service project and Rotarians continue to live up to their motto of ‘service above self’ through their passionate involvement. Read more about Rotary’s involvement.
Our Child Protection Policy
The School of St Jude has a zero tolerance policy regarding child abuse and whilst undertaking school-based activities at St Jude’s you will be accompanied by a staff member at all times. Below are our Child Protection Code of Conduct and Personal Communications Policy. You will be asked to sign an acknowledgement that you have read and understood these upon arrival at the school.