Prof. I Chirisa
Qualifications: D.Phil in Rural and Urban Planning (UZ), MSc (Rural & Urban Planning, UZ); BSc (Rural & Urban Planning Honours, UZ); Post-Grad Diploma (Land Management Informal Settlements Regularisation, IHS, The Netherlands)
Welcome to the Faculty of Social Studies (FSS). The faculty has a long and distinguished reputation of teaching, research and community service as well as producing highly qualified and capable individuals.
Being the largest faculty at the University of Zimbabwe, it comprises eight research oriented departments, and a student population of about 2 672. Being a vibrant and sundry social science community, student mentorship; interaction with stakeholders; participation in national, regional and international events; multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach; and entrepreneurial spirit are the core principles in the Faculty. Underpinned by these principles, the faculty has been playing a significant role not only in the university but in the country and beyond.