May 11


The Zambian Open University (ZAOU) wishes to inform the graduating students who successfully completed their degrees and diplomas, by December, 2019, that the deadline for payment and registration for the virtual graduation ceremony has been extended to Friday 15th May 2020.

All the other details remain unchanged as follows:


(a) Date for the Virtual Graduation Ceremony is Friday 22nd May, 2020.

(b) Graduation fees:

Phd degree              :           ZMW4, 500.00

Masters’ degree     :            ZMW2, 500.00

Bachelors’ degree  :            ZMW2,000.00

Diploma                   :            ZMW1,850.00

(c) Bank deposit slips should be sent by email or whatsapp to Mr. Joshua Shatu, Whatsapp number: 0964 325 324, email: joshua.shatu@zaou.ac.zm or Mr. Basil Lengalenga Whatsapp number: 0979526846 / 0967 637 086, email: lengalenga.basil@zaou.ac.zm.

(d) All graduating students should confirm, by email or phone/Whatsapp, that they will “participate” in the virtual graduation ceremony (from their homes/locations), without which they will not be included in the Graduation Handbook of the 12th graduation ceremony and no certificates will be prepared for them. Please pay, register and confirm.

(e) Registration is taking place at our two campuses in Lusaka and at regional centres. However, if you cannot register in person, after paying the graduation fee, please inform Mr. Shatu or Mr. Basil Lengalenga (Contact details in ‘c’ above).


The graduation fee should be deposited into any of the following Zambian Open University Bank Accounts:


a. Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO)

Manda Hill Branch

Bank Account Number: 1031176500166


b. Standard Chartered Bank

Manda Hill Branch

Bank Account Number: 0150420117700


For more information on the virtual Graduation Ceremony call 0976123055/0962215561/0964325324.

You may also visit our website (www.zaou.ac.zm) or like the ZAOU Facebook page.


Dr. Fredrick Ng’andu


11th May, 2020.




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