In an interview with The Herald last week, Higher Education Deputy Minister Dr Godfrey Gandawa said that President Robert Mugabe is expected to approve and appoint university councils for the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences, Manicaland University of Applied Sciences and Gwanda State University, this month.
Gandawa said once the university councils were appointed, Manicaland University of Applied Sciences will become a stand-alone university that is not affiliated to Midlands State University. Said Gandawa:
Three weeks ago, we submitted our request for the appointment of university councils for National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Marondera University of Agricultural Science, Manicaland University and Gwanda State University. We are hoping that the President will appoint the councils this month. Once the university councils are appointed, this means that Manicaland University of Applied Sciences will become a stand-alone university. This university will also have programmes on Forestry and Mining Engineering. We are expecting the President to approve the university councils this month.
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Dr. Godfrey Gandawa is the Deputy Minister at Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development in the government of Zimbabwe. He is also an entrepreneur and owner of Fuzzy Technologies a Zimbabwean company that supplies technology equipment and services. In October 2016... Read More About Godfrey Gandawa
National University of Science and Technology is a state owned tertiary institution located in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo in the Matabeleland province. The University is administered by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education. It was the second university to be established in 1991... Read More About National University of Science and Technology
Midlands State University located in Gweru is a state owned tertiary institution in Zimbabwe administered by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education. The University was established in 2000 and has branches in various parts of the country. Read More About Midlands State University