Learning Materials

Learning Materials

Modules, assignments and tutorial letters can be accessed on the ZOU e-learning platform, myVista on the following link; www.myvista.zou.ac.zw/portal.


Students are required to submit two (2) assignments per course per semester. In some Faculties, students are required to write an in-class test in lieu of the 2nd assignment.


Tutorials for Virtual Campus Students are done online through myVista e-learning platform. On myVista, interaction can be; student with student, tutor with student and student with content. In addition, interaction with tutors also explores other channels such as: facebook chats, google talk, skype just to mention a few.


Students studying though the Virtual Regional Campus sit for examinations in their countries of residence. The University engages reputable Colleges and Universities in the student’s area of residence to proctor examinations.

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

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 12:26

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

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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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