Vision / Mission / Objectives

Vision

To be a world-class support system that provides library and information services in a distance-learning environment

Mission

To acquire, organize, disseminate and facilitate equitable access to decentralised, relevant and appropriate information resources and services that support the teaching, learning, research and community needs of ZOU distance learners, tutors and researchers.

Objectives

  • To harness print and electronic-based information resources that support the teaching, learning and research needs of the Zimbabwe Open University distance learners and academic staff.
  • To approve the acquisition of all selected materials for inclusion in the collection.
  • To carry out bibliographic verification and searching on all materials selected for ordering.
  • To place orders for approved suggested orders.
  • To select local and international suppliers of good repute who are most beneficial to the University in terms of reasonable purchase prices, availability of materials, high speed of delivery and high quality of service.
  • To receive and quickly process supplied materials.
  • To procure library materials through exchange agreements.

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

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:47

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) and the Chitomborwizi Network entered into a major partnership which saw the two parties signing a Memorandum of Understanding in the capital on Friday this week.

ZOU Acting Vice Chancellor,

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Friday, January 12, 2018 - 08:36

The Zimbabwe Open University Harare Regional Campus through their Campus Culture joined the entire nation in commemorating 16 days of activism at their main campus in the capital recently.

The main objective of the event was to

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 08:55

Zimbabwe Open University students impressed at the just ended Impact Africa Debate and Public speaking tournament that was held in Botswana recently. The  event was held in Gaborone at Indaba Lodge from 18 to 22 December 2017.

ZOU was

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Friday, January 5, 2018 - 10:00

The Zimbabwe Open University, (ZOU) staff members joined the rest of the Southern African Universities Staff Sports Association (SAUSSA) family at Fort Hare University in South Africa for the 18th edition of their

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