About Us

Director - Matebeleland South

 Director - Matabeleland South Region

Mr A. Nkala
M.A (UZ), BA (Hons) UZ

Welcome to the home page of ZOU Mat South, one of the university’s 10 regional Centres evenly spread out around Zimbabwe. Based in and servicing Zimbabwe’s expansive South-Westerly province that shares borders with Mozambique, South Africa and Botswana, this regional centre is located in Gwanda, the provincial capital of a province famous for gold mining, wild life and cattle ranching.

You will find our offices centrally situated at New Government Complex on 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor East Wing, P O Box 346 Gwanda. Telephone (0284) 22965/6 or (0284) 22998 Fax (0284) 22967. Cell: 0712 408 769 Our regional library is housed at ZIMPOST Jahunda building behind Gwanda High School. Tel :(0284) 21019. From Beitbridge to Plumtree, and from Shangani to Sun-Yet-Sen, wherever you may be in our 7 districts that include Gwanda, Beit-Bridge, Insiza, Matobo, Umzingwane, Bulilima and Mangwe, Matabeleland South is directly, immediately at your service-bringing quality university education to your doorstep.

The Harare Regional Campus will hold a teaching practice workshop for PGDE Intake 18, DipEd Intake 13, BECD Intake 6…

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

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

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 16:48

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) joined other local and regional Universities that make up the Southern African Universities Staff Sports Association (SAUSSA) family to map the way for the next edition of their sporting extravaganza.

The sporting event which was held at South Africa’s

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 16:37

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU), Chitomborwizi Network and other stakeholders met in the capital recently to draw up a five year strategic business plan which will be used to guide the operations of the partnership which is expected to kick start in a few weeks time.

The strategic

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 16:25

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Vice Chancellor’s Tournament continues to grow in stature with the introduction of more field events in this year’s edition.

This follows the announcement by the Director  of Centre for Student Management (CSM),  Professor David Chakuchichi,  that this

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:16

The Zimbabwe Open University Manicaland Regional Campus continued to put the institution on the world map by winning two prestigious awards at the just ended Megafest Awards ceremony held in Mutare recently.

The two awards, The most outstanding institution of the year and an individual

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