The University of Malawi is pleased to announce its Congregation that will be held on Wednesday, 19th November, 2014 in The Great Hall at Chancellor College, Zomba starting from 8.00 a.m.
His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, shall in accordance with the University of Malawi Act be inaugurated as Chancellor of the University of Malawi and thereafter preside over the Congregation.
Academic awards will be conferred to candidates from the following programmes:
Faculty of Humanities
Master of Arts in Literature
Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies
Faculty of Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Informatics
Master of Science in Biological Science
Master of Science in Biostatistics
Master of Science in Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Social Science
Master of Arts in Development Studies2
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Faculty of Biomedical Science & Health Professions
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (Honours)
Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (Honours)
Faculty of Health Management
Bachelor of Science in Health Management
Master of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Doctor of Philosophy in Tropical Medicine
KAMUZU COLLEGE OF NURSING
Master of Science in Midwifery
Master of Science in Reproductive Health
Faculty of Education and Media Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Bachelor of Arts (Business Communication)
Bachelor of Education (Business Studies)
Bachelor of Education (Technical)
Bachelor of Science (Technical Education)
Faculty of Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Infrastructure Development and Management
Rehearsals for the Congregation will be held on Tuesday, 18th November, 2014 starting from 8.30 a.m. in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba. Graduating students are asked to be punctual and only those who will attend the rehearsal ceremony shall be allowed to graduate.
Academic dress for the Congregation shall be available for hire from Monday, 17th November, 2014 from respective colleges or at the venue of the Congregation on Tuesday, 18th November, 2014. The hire charges are as follows:
Diploma/Certificate K3, 400
Bachelors Set K4, 100
Masters Set K20, 000
PhD Set K25, 000
All candidates must return their academic dress at the end of the function. Unreturned academic dress will attract a penalty fee of K5, 000 for the first day delay. Each subsequent day after the first day shall attract a penalty fee of K200 which shall be payable before the release of the certificate.
CANDIDATES WITH COLLEGE DEBTS
Candidates who owe the college money will not be allowed to graduate.
Candidates who require photography services will be informed about the details of the accredited photographers during rehearsals.4
INVITATION CARDS AND ATTENDANCE
Candidates should contact respective Colleges for invitation cards of their guardians or parents.
The University further wishes to inform students and the general public that other congregations shall be held on 3rd December, 2014 and 28th January, 2015. Details of these congregations shall be released in due course.
For inquiries please contact: Chifundo Trigu, Francis Machado or Natasha Kaphuka on the following numbers