Parent Ministry and Key Personnel Structure

Zimbabwe Open University is a state University like all the other state universities in the country and falls under the Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. The ministry is headed by Minister, Hon. Professor Jonathan Moyo, deputised by Hon. Dr.  Godfrey Gandawa, and The Permanent Secretary is Professor Francis Gudyanga.

Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Hon. Professor Jonathan Moyo

Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Deputy Minister for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Hon. Dr.  Godfrey Gandawa

Deputy Minister for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Permanent Secretary – Ministry for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Professor Francis Gudyanga

Permanent Secretary – Ministry for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development

Functions of the Ministry:

  • The Ministry is responsible for quality assurance of Higher Education and to determine the policies and direction of the higher educational system in Zimbabwe.
  • Formulate an effective Science and Technology policy and implement within different institutions and to guide efforts aimed at encouraging girls to improve their technological capabilities.
  • Establishing a strong scientific and technological base through strengthening of the teaching and learning of Mathematics and Science.

For more information about the Ministry visit them at:
New Complex Building, 6th Floor, F Block
Cnr 3rd Street / Samora Machel Avenue
Bag CY 7732, Causeway
Harare, Zimbabwe
Telephone: +263-4-736862 Fax: +263-4-706516
Website: www.mhtestd.gov.zw

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

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:50

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) annual Vice Chancellors games which were initially scheduled for August 23 to 27 have since been moved forward to August 30 to September 3 to pave way to the National Youth Games that are set to be happening in the same week in Hwange

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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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