Announcement

PRESS RELEASE - UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI FIRST CONGREGATION FOR 2020 GRADUANDS

November 27, 2020   Registrar

 The University of Malawi wishes to inform graduands and the general public that its first Congregation for 2020 will be held on Thursday, 10th December, 2020 in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba from 7:30 a.m.

The University wishes to further inform the graduands and the general public that the University shall hold two streams of graduation ceremonies on the same day.

The first ceremony shall begin with the installation of His Excellency, Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi as Chancellor of University of Malawi who will thereafter preside over the ceremony.

Graduands and the general public should note that His Excellency, Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi will preside over the first stream of the ceremony in the morning while Professor Alfred Mtenje, Acting Vice - Chancellor of University of Malawi will preside over the second stream of the ceremony in the afternoon.

Academic awards shall be conferred to graduands in the following programmes:

 

AWARDS TO BE CONFERRED BY THE CHANCELLOR

KAMUZU COLLEGE OF NURSING

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Adult Health)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Child Health)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Adult Health
  5. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Paediatric Nursing
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Community Health)
  7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Mental Health)
  8. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Community Health
  9. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Nursing Education
  10. Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
  11. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Midwifery
  12. University Certificate in Midwifery

CHANCELLOR COLLEGE

  1. Bachelor of Education (Language)
  2. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  3. Bachelor of Education (Social Studies)

 

AWARDS TO BE CONFERRED BY THE ACTING VICE - CHANCELLOR

THE POLYTECHNIC

  1. Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
  2. Diploma in Information Technology
  3. Diploma in Industrial Laboratory Technology
  4. Diploma in Architectural Studies
  5. Diploma in Civil Engineering
  6. Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering
  7. Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering
  8. Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  9. Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
  10. Diploma in Automobile Engineering
  11. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  12. Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies
  13. Bachelor of Accountancy
  14. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  15. Bachelor of Education (Business Studies)
  16. Bachelor of Science (Technical Education)
  17. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Health
  18. Master of Science in Water Resources and Supply Management
  19. Master of Science in Environmental Protection and Management
  20. Master of Science in Environmental Health
  21. Master of Business Administration
  22. Master of Technical and Vocational Education
  23. Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering and Management

 

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

  1. Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
  2. Bachelor of Science in Paediatrics and Child Health
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in HIV and AIDS Medicine
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
  5. Master of Public Health
  6. Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  7. Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health
  8. Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology
  9. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
  10. Master of Medicine in General Surgery
  11. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

C. CHANCELLOR COLLEGE

  1. Bachelor of Social Science (Social Work)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management
  3. Master of Education in Policy, Planning and leadership
  4. Master of Education (Testing, Measurement and Evaluation)
  5. Master of Education (Sociology of Education)
  6. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Language Education)
  7. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Social Studies Education)
  8. Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Science and Mathematics Education)
  9. Master of Science in Biostatistics
  10. Master of Science in Environmental Science
  11. Master of Science in Mathematical Science
  12. Master of Science in Water Resource Modelling and Governance
  13. Master of Science in Informatics
  14. Master of Science in Applied Chemistry (By Research)
  15. Master of Arts in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  16. Master of Arts in Development Studies
  17. Master of Arts in Economics
  18. Master of Laws (Commercial Laws)
  19. Master of Arts in Philosophy (By Research)
  20. Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies
  21. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences

D. KAMUZU COLLEGE OF NURSING

  1. Master of Science in Community Health Nursing

GRADUATION ARRANGEMENTS

Graduands and the general public should also note that due to the prescribed and gazetted Covid-19 regulations by Government, ONLY GRADUANDS shall be allowed into the Great Hall during both streams of the ceremony. The public should further note that parents and guardians SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED to physically witness the ceremony in the Great Hall instead virtual platforms shall be used for the general public to follow the ceremony.

Dress rehearsals for the Congregation will be held on Wednesday, 9th December, 2020 in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba from 8:00 am and 1:00pm for morning and afternoon sessions respectively. Graduands are required to come in their graduation attire while wearing their facemask and are asked to be punctual. Only those that attend rehearsals shall be allowed to graduate.

Academic dress for the Congregation shall be available for hire from Wednesday 2nd December, 2020 from graduands’ respective Colleges. The hiring charges for the graduation attire are as follows:

 

(a) Diploma Set

K8,000

(b) Bachelors Set

K10,000

(c) Masters Set

K30,000

(d) PhD Set

K40,000

 

All candidates must return their academic dress immediately after the graduation. Any unreturned academic dress shall attract a penalty fee of K5, 000 for the first day of delay and K2, 000 for each subsequent day of delay payable before the release of the certificate.

Candidates who owe the College money shall not be allowed to graduate. Candidates who require photography services shall be informed about the details of accredited photographers during rehearsals.

All photographers SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED entry into the Great Hall during the ceremony instead a specific designated place for photographers and other businesses has been arranged and everyone shall be required to pay to the Cashier on the day of rehearsals as follows:

 

(a) outside the Great Hall

K10, 000

(b) other businesses

K5, 000

 

For inquiries, please contact: The University Registrar on the following numbers: 01 526

622 /01 524 456 or e-mail: registrar@unima.mw or communication@unima.mw or visit

our website: www.unima.mw

 

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