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    University of Zimbabwe Conquers Africa

    The Vice Chancellor, Professor L.M. Nyagura is proud to announce that the University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Law Moot team won the All Africa International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition in Arusha, Tanzania on Saturday, 25th November 2017.

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    Our students have firm foundations in Business, Science, Health sciences and Humanities

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    Discover. Learn. Become.

    At the University of Zimbabwe, we encourage academic curiosity and spur our students to discover

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To be the leading hope-dispensing Department through the provision of free, effective and confidential counseling and advisory services to all students.


  • Client Service
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Tolerance
  • Hope


The Counseling team comprises the following dedicated members whose role is to provide support to students.

  • Faculty Counselors: who are found in all 10 faculties in the University;
  • Peer Counsellors: student volunteers trained in basic counseling and advisory skills,
  • Department Counselors: Registered psychologists offering services from the Student Affairs Complex: Rooms 18, Student Service Centre.
  • The Chaplaincy: A team of pastors and clergy offering pastoral counseling,
  • The Disability Resource Centre Team: Offering specialist counseling and support services to students with disabilities.
  • Wardens: Whose residences are next to students’ halls of residence and offer services to students in residence 24/7.
  • Student Health Services Team: Sessional Doctors, Nurses, a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist offering counseling on health-related problems.


  • Relationship problems
  • Financial problems
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Adjustment to new environment
  • Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • Career – Choice dilemma
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Coping with Failure
  • Family and Peer Pressures
  • Managing Time


  • The Counselor has all the answers to problems;
  • Counseling is for the weak;
  • Counseling is a one-off event;
  • Counseling is for girls


  • The Department facilitates the following Career activities:
  • Graduate Placement and part time employment for students;
  • Career Seminars: Facilitating interactive interface between students and the corporate world;
  • Career Exhibition: Bringing Commerce, Industry and Public Service to the students’ door- step;
  •  Civil-Service Employment: Facilitating applications for employment in the Public Service,
  •  Career-Fairs: Offering guidance to high school students on degree program choices throughout-reaches programs.


Soundness of your mind is our Core-Business. Don’t struggle through life alone

Department of Counseling and Advisory Services

Phone: 04- 336223

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