University of Malawi First Congregation for 2020 Graduands

The University of Malawi wishes to inform graduands and the general public that its first Congregation for 2020 will be held on Thursday, December 10 , 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

  1. Kamuzu College of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Adult Health)
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Child Health)
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Adult Health
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Paediatric Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Community Health)
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Mental Health)
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Community Health
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Nursing Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Midwifery
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic): Midwifery
    • University Certificate in Midwifery
  2. Chancellor College
    • Bachelor of Education (Language)
    • Bachelor of Education (Science)
    • Bachelor of Education (Social Studies)

Awards To Be Conferred By The Acting Vice – Chancellor

  1. The Polytechnic
    • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
    • Diploma in Information Technology
    • Diploma in Industrial Laboratory Technology
    • Diploma in Architectural Studies
    • Diploma in Civil Engineering
    • Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering
    • Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering
    • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Diploma in Biomedical Engineering
    • Diploma in Automobile Engineering
    • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies
    • Bachelor of Accountancy
    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
    • Bachelor of Education (Business Studies)
    • Bachelor of Science (Technical Education)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Health
    • Master of Science in Water Resources and Supply Management
    • Master of Science in Environmental Protection and Management
    • Master of Science in Environmental Health
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Technical and Vocational Education
    • Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering and Management
  2. College of Medicine
    • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
    • Bachelor of Science in Paediatrics and Child Health
    • Postgraduate Diploma in HIV and AIDS Medicine
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
    • Master of Public Health
    • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    • Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health
    • Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology
    • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
    • Master of Medicine in General Surgery
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
  3. Chancellor College
    • Bachelor of Social Science (Social Work)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management
    • Master of Education in Policy, Planning and leadership
    • Master of Education (Testing, Measurement and Evaluation)
    • Master of Education (Sociology of Education)
    • Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Language Education)
    • Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Social Studies Education)
    • Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Science and Mathematics Education)
    • Master of Science in Biostatistics
    • Master of Science in Environmental Science
    • Master of Science in Mathematical Science
    • Master of Science in Water Resource Modelling and Governance
    • Master of Science in Informatics
    • Master of Science in Applied Chemistry (By Research)
    • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
    • Master of Arts in Development Studies
    • Master of Arts in Economics
    • Master of Laws (Commercial Laws)
    • Master of Arts in Philosophy (By Research)
    • Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences
  4. Kamuzu College of Nursing
    • 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 ,December 9, 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 December 2, 2020 from graduands’ respective Colleges. The hiring charges for the graduation attire are as follows:

Diploma Set K8,000
Bachelors Set K10,000
Masters Set K30,000
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:

Outside the Great Hall K10, 000
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

UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR

 

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