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

Zimbabwe Open University Staff Sports Association (ZOUSSA) Chairperson, Portia Mazhindu, joined the rest of the…

Harare/Chitungwiza Regional campus took preparations for this year’s 5th edition of the Vice-Chancellor’s games to…


Zimbabwe Open University joined other institutions of higher learning to exhibit at the Zimbabwe…

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, October 16, 2017 - 15:40

Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Harare/ Chitungwiza Regional Campus dance group put up another sterling performance at the just held Miss Harare Polytechnic in the capital a week ago.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:36

The Zimbabwe Open University took preparations for this year’s edition of the graduation to another level with a massive music practice session at the ZESA Training Centre in the capital.

Through the Centre for Student Management the

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:19

The planned dinner dance rolled into life at Bulawayo Holiday Inn on the 6th of October 2017 under the theme ‘Strengthening Partnerships for Academic Institutions’ Self Sustainability’.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:55

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Matabeleland South Regional Campus donated goods worth hundreds of dollars to Gwanda Old People’s home on Tuesday this week.

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