Second Congregation for 2014/15 Academic Year

February 18, 2016   University Registrar

The University of Malawi wishes to inform the 2014/15 graduands and the general public that its secondCongregation ceremony will be held on Wednesday, 24th February, 2016 in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba from 7:30 a.m. The Vice Chancellor, Professor John D. Kalenga Saka will preside over the ceremony. Academic awards and other distinctions shall be conferred to graduands from the following programmes:


  1. Bachelor of Arts (Humanities)
  2. Bachelor of Arts (Public Administration)
  3. Bachelor of Arts (Human Resources Management)
  4. Bachelor of Social Sciences
  5. Bachelorof Science
  6. Master of Education in Policy, Planning and Leadership
  7. Master of Science in Informatics
  8. Master of Science in Biostatistics
  9. Master of Arts in Development Studies
  10. Master of Arts in Economics
  11. Master of Arts in Political Science
  12. Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Honoris Causa)


  1. Master of Science in Child Health Nursing
  2. Master of Science in Midwifery
  3. Master of Science in Community Health Nursing
  4. Master of Science in Nursing and Midwifery Education
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Honoris Causa)


  1. Master of Science in Horticulture
  2. Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics
  3. Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition
  4. Master of Science in Rural Development and Extension
  5. Master of Science in Social Forestry


  1. Diploma in Quantity Surveying
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies
  3. Bachelor of Business Administration
  4. Bachelor of Accountancy
  5. Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management
  6. Masters of Science in Infrastructure Development and Management
  7. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Management(Honoris causa)


  1. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  2. Master of Medicine in Anaethesia


Dress rehearsals for the congregation will be held on Tuesday, 23th February, 2016 from 8:00 am in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba. Graduands are required to come in the graduation attire 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 10th to Monday 22nd February, 2016 from their respective colleges. The hiring charges for the graduation attire are as follows:

  • Diploma/Certificate Set K5 000.00
  • Bachelors Set K6 000.00
  • Masters Set K25 000.00
  • PhDSet K30 000.00

All candidates must immediately return their academic dress at the end of the function. 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.Candidates should contact their respective Colleges for invitation cards of their guardians.

In the wake of need for further inquiries, do not hesitate to contact:

The Assistant Registrar (Academic) or Assistant Registrar (Communication and Marketing) on the following numbers 01 526 622 or 01 524456 or 01 524 060 or e-mail the University Registrar or visit our website

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