About Us

Director - Mashonaland West

Director - Mashonaland West

Mr E. Nyajeka
M.Ed,(UZ) B.Ed, (UZ), T3, (Waddilove)

Welcome to the ZOU Mashonaland West Region centre for distance learning. Our aim is to be recognised as a world class university regional centre which offers open and distance learning.

Our core values are dedication to the highest levels of excellence, creation of an innovative culture, promotion of integrity, adherence to highest levels of ethical standards and delighting stakeholders.

We are situated at the Public Service Complex next to Chinhoyi University of Technology. The centre is ideal for open learning. Mashonaland West Province is one of the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. It boosts the country's major economic activities which are agriculture, mining and tourism. Mashonaland West is popularly known as the bread basket of Zimbabwe because of its agricultural output. The offices are easily accessible to all our students from our six districts which are Kadoma, Chegutu, Makonde, Kariba, Chinhoyi and Zvimba. The town (Chinhoyi) is 115 km from Harare along the Great North Road Linking Zimbabwe and countries to the north of the Zambezi River which include Zambia, DRC, Tanzania and Kenya. Come to ZOU Mashonaland West Regional Centre and be empowered through open and distance learning.

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

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 14:13

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Faculty of Agriculture and a consortium of Sanyati cattle farmers have combined their efforts in improving beef production in the Country. More than 50 farmers are set to directly benefit from the Community Based Research Project.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 11:28

Zimbabwe Open University will once again this year take part at this year’s Harare Agricultural Show which will run from August, 21 to 26, 2017 in Harare

The show, which will be entering its 107th anniversary, will run under the theme

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:50

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) joined the entire nation in the National Clean up Campaign launched by the Office of the President in the capital Harare, on August 3 2017.

Despite the invitation coming on short notice, the institution, through the Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus,

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 16:48

You Spoke….We Listened! You want more intensive teaching and hence more hours to interact with your Professors.  Zimbabwe Open University, your responsive and flexible University is delighted to announce the introduction of an Intensive Summer School.  The Intensive

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