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UNIMA librarians receive award

The University of Malawi library has been participating in the USA-based NGO Africa Library Project since 2016. Since then, various communities in all three regions of the country have benefited from the project, thanks mainly to the work of two librarians, Jessy Mphunda and Nancy Mpekansambo, whose efforts have been recognized through their sel...

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UMSSA volleyball team maintains intervarsity championship

The University of Malawi Staff Sports Association (UMSSA) volleyball team has retained the Volleyball Trophy after emerging champions in the second Intervarsity games that took place at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bunda Campus, from 28th to 29th May 2022. On the other hand, the netball team maintained th...

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CSR dates parliamentary committee

Although research is major function of the University of Malawi, some of the output of this research is rarely appreciated by members of the public. That is why, from time to time, the institution makes deliberate efforts to showcase the results of research to the public. One of such events occurred recently when the institution’s ...

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FPA drills Malawian artists

There are a lot of skilled fine artists in Malawi, working with various media. However, the majority of them are not formally trained because there are a few institutions that provide art education. UNIMA’s Fine and Performing Arts (FPA) department is one of the few trainers of artists but unfortunately it is not accessible to many. ...

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Nigerian military students visit UNIMA

On Friday, 13th May, 2022, UNIMA hosted students and staff from the Armed Forces Command and Staff College in Nigeria. These students came to Malawi on a study tour as part of on-spot research in efforts and strategies being employed by Malawi to combat brain drain. During the visit, the students attended a presentation made by Dr. Tiyes...

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School of Education graduates 60 students from short courses

The Dean of the School of Education, Dr. Ken Ndala, presided over the first ever UNIMA short course graduation ceremony on 18th March 2022 in the Great Hall. The Dean said this event is just a starting point of many more graduations of this kind as UNIMA will be offering many short course programmes. “Now that...

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UNIMA Special Needs Section receives Orbit Readers

On 25th April, 2022, the University of Malawi Special Needs Section received a donation of 20 assistive devices for visually impaired students. The devices, which are called Orbit Readers, have been donated by the Kilimanjaro Blind Trust from Kenya, which is in a partnership with the Malawi Union for the Blind. Spea...

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Graduates encouraged to embrace Malawi 2063 Vision

 The Vice Chancellor of the University of Malawi, professor Samson Sajidu, has advised fresh graduates from UNIMA and its sister universities (MUBAS & KUHES) to use their qualifications and training to change the nation for the better. The VC was speaking in the Great Hall on 13th April, 2022, when he presided over the first graduation ...

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Prof. Sajidu appointed as Vice Chancellor

The University of Malawi has new leadership in the person of Professor Samson Mkali Idruss Sajidu who was, in March 2022, appointed to helm the institution. His appointment follows the interviews that took place on 5th January 2022. Professor Sajidu becomes the 10th Chancellor of the University, but the first in that position since the i...

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First cohort of students arrives on campus

In its bid to offer education to as many people in the country as possible, the University of Malawi has in the year 2022 arranged to admit first year students in two cohorts. The first cohort arrived on campus in April 2022, and will be the only year on campus until August 2022. The second cohort of first year students will arrive in August tog...

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