Jul 12


The Zambian Open University wishes to inform all the 2017 graduands that the 9th Graduation Ceremony of the University has been arranged as follows: 

  1. Date:                                 Friday, 1st September, 2017         –              Graduation Day
  1. Venue:                              Newfoundland Campus, Unity Road (off Mumbwa Road), Lusaka West, Lusaka. 
  1. Graduation Registration: All graduands, even those intending to graduate in absentia, must Register for Graduation by 17.00 hours on Monday, 7th August, 2017 without fail. The registration exercise will be carried out in Regional Centres and at Newfoundland Campus, Lusaka, on the Participation Registration Form which can be collected at Regional Centres and at Newfoundland Campus or can be downloaded from the ZAOU website. Please complete the form and submit it to your Regional Manager or to the Academic Office, Newfoundland Campus, Lusaka.
  1. Names to appear on Degree Certificates:   All graduands must ensure that they write their names in the order that they want them to appear on the degree certificates.  The exercise will be carried out in Regional Centre’s and at Newfoundland Campus on a Form which is provided.
  1. Participation Fee: All graduands, even those intending to graduate in absentia, must pay a Participation Fee of K600.00 (Six Hundred Kwacha only) upon registration by 17.00 hours on Monday, 7th August, 2017or before.  The fee must be paid in the University ZANACO Bill Muster Bank Account No: 1031176500166 kept at Manda Hill Branch, Lusaka. A Zambian Open University Receipt for the fee must be obtained at your Regional Centre or Newfoundland Campus if you live in Lusaka.
  1. Outstanding Fee Balances: Graduands with outstanding balances on fees must clear them on or before 31st July, 2017, failure to which they will not be allowed to graduate.
  1. Academic Records: Graduands must ensure that all courses taken in their programmes of  Study have been graded and passed, and there are no missing courses or grades.
  1. Reporting Time: Graduands must be at the Graduation Venue by 07.30 hours without Fail on the graduation day.
  1. Rehearsals: Rehearsals for all graduands will take place on Thursday, 31st August, 2017 at the Newfoundland Campus, Lusaka West, from 14.00 hours to 15.30 hours.
  1. Academic Dress: Academic dresses will be sold by the University at the Newfoundland   Campus, Lusaka West, Lusaka, starting on Monday 31st July, 2017 at the following rates:
  • Diploma K650.00
  • Bachelors K700.00
  • Masters K1,500.00
  • Doctoral K3,500.00

Please deposit the money for gowns in the ZAOU Bank Account indicated in 5 above.  Use the Bill Muster form.  No graduand will be allowed to graduate if he/she will not wear the prescribed dress bought from the University. 

  1. More Information: For more information, contact the Assistant Registrar (Academic Affairs) on the following numbers:                       0976123055/095596867/0969672965        

Frank W Chikange


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