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: 011 408 769 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.

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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