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.

Orientation for first year, first semester students across programs will be held on 02 March 2018 at…

The Harare Regional Campus will hold a teaching practice workshop for PGDE Intake 18, DipEd Intake 13, BECD Intake 6…

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Bulawayo Regional Campus has moved their Student Representative Council (SRC)…

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, March 13, 2018 - 16:54

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

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 16:46

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

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Friday, March 2, 2018 - 13:54

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) launched the first edition of their magazine recently, The Second Semester 2017 ZOU Magazine issue.

The magazine, a brainchild of the Marketing Department,

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Friday, March 2, 2018 - 13:44

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

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