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Message from the Vice Chancellor

Congratulations on deciding to study at the University of Zimbabwe. I would like to take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to you. By coming to the University of Zimbabwe, you are joining a truly international community with a strong passion in all fields.

Founded in 1955, the University of Zimbabwe has established a rich tradition of excellence across a broad range of academic disciplines. We are building on this tradition by ensuring that University of Zimbabwe students receive the best possible quality of teaching and research supervision from highly qualified academic staff who are involved in leading and cutting-edge international research programmes. As such, you will interact with some of the best minds and most influential thinkers in your fields of academia. Our teaching is designed to give you exposure to the latest ideas and developments in your areas of study and to develop and nurture your own interests and essential skills.

Our vision finds us in an academic and professional world without boundaries. We strive “To be (and be recognized by others as) a leading University working for prosperity, peace and dignity in Zimbabwe and beyond”. To that end, the University of Zimbabwe fully participates as an active member of the global intellectual world by educating future citizens to think globally and by advancing international scholarship and research.

We have well established and record experience in welcoming international students to the University and we will do all that we can to support you in your studies. I am therefore confident that your stay at the University of Zimbabwe will be academically rewarding. In addition, your social life will be enriched by the opportunities to make friends from many and diverse cultural backgrounds. I am sure you will be pleased to call the University of Zimbabwe ‘home’ during your stay with us.

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