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Harare/ Chitungwiza Region Director

Director - Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus

Mrs. J. Z. Mtezo
M.Ed (UZ), B.Ed, (UZ), Sec Trs Cert (Gweru Trs)

Welcome Message from the Office of the Regional Campus Director

About the Region

The Zimbabwe Open University Harare-Chitungwiza Regional Campus is delighted to welcome you to its friendly, familial and hybrid multi-cultural academic environment of working and nonworking community of students. The region services the Greater Harare Metropolitan Area and is an exciting and intellectually fulfilling place to learn, study and share experiences.

The Harare-Chitungwiza Regional Campus is the largest within the Zimbabwe Open University’s family of open and distance learning academic Campuses spread across the country’s ten administrative provinces. At any given time, the academic centre has a 1/3 of the total student enrolment in the university. The Regional Campus continues to excel and develop as a centre for academic excellence in the Country, the SADC Region and Globally.

The Harare-Chitungwiza Regional Campus offers a convenient learning environment where you are part of 10 000 students from around the globe. We are committed to offer you a world class education by highly qualified and experienced members of both teaching and non teaching staff who are ready to provide you with life changing information, knowledge and leadership.

Your great Regional Campus is open throughout the day including lunch hours, Monday to Fridays excluding public holidays, to ensure that both our working and non working students are conveniently served. The Regional Campus has a dedicated staff compliment of 17 information records clerks to service the students during assignments submission and collection. Our excellent and welcoming reception facilities will ensure that you are directed to the right offices.

The Harare-Chitungwiza Regional Campus has a vibrant Student Representative Council to address student academic and leisure interests. There are a number of sporting disciplines that you can join. Both past and present students can also join the ZOU Alumni Harare Chapter that exists to promote your leading institution’s academic and social interests.

All you school leavers and working professionals, wherever you are, from whatever region or country within the global village, my colleague I cordially invite you to join the life changing and intellectually fulfilling experience offered by the Zimbabwe Open University’s Harare-Chitungwiza Regional Campus


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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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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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