Application Procedure

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is one of the Region’s leading and Zimbabwe’s only University of Open & Distance Learning (ODL), with more than 30 degree and diploma programmes and centres in all the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. The University is highly dynamic and employs all multi-media ODL delivery methods.  The Zimbabwe Open University exists to empower people through lifelong learning thereby enabling them to realise their full potential in an affordable and flexible manner while executing their endeavours.

Candidates who do not have the stipulated requirements need not apply.

Interested and qualified persons should submit six (6) sets each consisting of the application letter, certified educational and professional certificates, Curriculum Vitae, contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) referees. All envelopes should clearly indicate on the envelopes the post being applied for. Applications should be addressed to:

The Director, Human Resources
Zimbabwe Open University
P O Box MP 1119
Mount Pleasant
or Hand delivered to:
3rd Floor, Corner House
Corner Leopold Takawira Street and Samora Machel Avenue


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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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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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