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ZOU join other Universities for Saussa games roadmap

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 Fort Hare University last year will be held at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

ZOU, Chitomborwizi Network hold strategic planning workshop

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 planning workshop which was held at Century Towers in the capital was attended by ZOU staff members, the Chitomborwizi Network members, Nestle Zimbabwe, Association of Dairy Farmers and the Dairy Revitalization Programme (DRP).

VC’s Tournament continues to grow in stature

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 year’s edition of the event which will be held in Mashonaland West city of Chinhoyi in August will see the introduction of field events such as long and high jump, shot put and discus and rugby.

ZOU Manicaland Regional Campus continue to shine

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 award, The exemplary business Personality of the Year were awarded to Mr Kenneth Saruchera, the Manicaland Regional Campus Regional Director. 

ZOU, ZTA in major partnership

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) have entered into a major partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding at the ZOU headquarters in Harare recently.

The two parties decided to venture into a partnership after realising the gaps within the tourism and hospitality industry, with the hope that the institute of higher learning would provide research-based solutions.

Faculty of Science and Technology hold nursing practicum supervision workshop

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Faculty of Science and Technology held a BSc Nursing Science Practicum Supervision workshop at Century Towers in the capital on 28 February 2018.

The workshop was attended by Director of Nursing Services in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr.  C.M.Z. Chasokela, Faculty of Science and Technology Dean, Professor T.P. Z Mpofu,  Department of Health Sciences Chairperson, Ms M Chitura, Programme Leaders, Health Sciences Regional Programme Coordinators and staff from the National Centre.

President Mnangagwa encourages investors to invest in Higher and Tertiary Education infrastructure

Investors have been called upon to invest in Higher and Tertiary Education infrastructure. The call was made by the President and Chancellor of all State Universities, Cde E.D. Mnangagwa on 09 March at an Investment Conference that was organized by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development that was held at the Harare International Conference Centre.

Higher Degrees directorate holds proposals, chapters presentation workshop

The Zimbabwe Open University’s Higher Degrees Directorate held a two-day proposals and chapters presentation and defence workshop for their PhD students in the capital recently.

The two day workshop saw a total of 11 students presenting their work.

Out of the 11 students, four of them, Gumbo Olivia, Muchena Patricia, Mugari Abisha and Tsvuura Godfrey presented chapter while the other seven presented proposals.

Among those who presented their proposals was Harare Metropolitan Province Minister of State, Mirriam Chikukwa, who spoke highly about the ZOU brand.

TESTIMONIAL BY MARISA JOHANNES

 The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) offered me great opportunity to pursue my Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree despite the limited time I had as a medical doctor in full practice.

Having completed my medical degree at UZ 12 years ago, at first I saw no need to diversify my school into non-medical things until my colleague explained to me the importance of pursuing Management studies as an entrepreneur.

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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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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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