Principal Officers

The Chancellor


The Chancellor

His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde Robert Gabriel Mugabe
B.A, Fort Hare, BED, B.Admin, S.A. BSc Econ, LLB, LLM, MSc Econ, London. Hon. LLD. Ahmadu Bello, Morehouse, UZ, Edinburgh, St. Augustine's [N. Carolina], Massachusetts, Moscow, Michigan State University, Solusi. Hon DCivil Laws, Mauritius. Hon DPSc, Belgrade. Hon Dlitt, Africa University. Hon DComm, Fort Hare, Hon Dcomm,MSU. Hon DTech, NUST. Hon DED, BUSE. Hon DAgric Science and Technology, CUT. Hon DAgric, ZOU. Cert. of Hon Professor China University of Foreign Affairs.
Pro-Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs


Acting Vice-Chancellor (Pro-Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs)

Professor A. C. Ncube
D.Ed (UNISA), M.Ed (Counselling) (Newcastle - Upon Tyne), B.A (Hons)(UNISA), B.A.(UNISA)
Dip Sp. Ed (Birmingham) T2A, Sp. Ed (Montfort) T3 (UCE) Dip Pers. Mgt (IPMZ)
Cert in Gender and Women Empowerment (Swaziland)
Mobility & Orientation Cert. (Birmingham), Dip PM (IPMZ)

Pro Vice Chancellor (Corporate Planning and Business Development)
Pro Vice Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Enterprise Development)
Professor Gabriel Kabanda
Ph.D (California, USA), FZAS, M.Sc (Wales Swansea, UK), B.Sc (UZ), Dip. in Applied Meteorology (UK), Dip. in Computer Programming (UK), Cert. in Higher Education Management (Israel), MCSZ.


Professor D. Ndudzo
Ph.D (ZOU), MBL (UNISA), BSW (UZ), Dip SW (UZ),
Post Grad Cert ODL (BOCODOL)

Director Information and Communication Technology

Director Information and Communication Technology

Mr. N. Mufutumari
MSc, B.Sc (Hons) (UZ)
ICT Director


Director Library and Information Services

Director Library and Information Services

Mr A. Makurumure

Finance Director

Finance Director

Mr G. Shoko
MBA (UZ), B.Sc Admin (UZ), Member of AIBZ

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Bulawayo Regional Campus has moved their Student Representative Council (SRC)…

All is set for the Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus Student Representative Council (SRC) elections that have been…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:56

The Zimbabwe Open University is pleased to announce that His Excellency, Cde. R. G. Mugabe, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has appointed Professor Alfred Champion Ncube, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of

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Latest News & Announcements

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 16:51

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) in partnership with the country’s leading funeral service provider Nyaradzo Group, held a research conference in the capital recently.

The Conference, a brainchild of ZOU’s Faculty of Science and

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:19


Zimbabwe Open University wishes to advise its valued stakeholders that the 2017 Graduation Ceremony is on the 17th of November 2017 at ZOU Main Campus, 9194 Alpes Road, Hatcliffe, Harare at

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:32

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Development Studies students went on to represent the Institution at a debate tournament which was hosted by Development Practitioners Network in Zimbabwe. The event ran under the theme “Development Reality, collectively

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:22

The Harare Regional Campus wishes to advise all students that there shall be a meeting with the Zimbabwe Open University Chancellor and Head of State, His Excellency Comrade R.G. Mugabe, at a date to be announced. All students are encouraged to attend. Please confirm your attendance with the

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