First Congregation for 2014/15 Academic Year

January 20, 2016   University Registrar


The University of Malawi wishes to inform the 2014/15 Graduands and the general public that its 2014/15 academic year’s first Congregation will be held on Wednesday, the 27th January, 2016 in the Great Hall at Chancellor College, in Zombafrom 7:30 a.m.The Vice Chancellor, Professor John D. Kalenga Sakawill preside over the ceremony.

Academic awards shall be conferred to graduands from the following programmes:


  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Public Administration)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Theology)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • MEd. in Policy Planning and Leadership
  • MEd. in Testing, Measurement and Evaluation
  • MEd. in Curriculum and Teaching Studies (Social Studies Education)
  • Master of Laws (Commercial Law)
  • Master of Science in Informatics
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Arts in Development Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa)


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
  • BSc. in Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • BSc. in Anaethesia and Intensive Care
  • BSc. in Health Management


  • BSc. in Nursing Education
  • BScin Paediatric Nursing
  • BSc. in Nursing and Midwifery
  • University Certificate in Midwifery
  • MSc. in Community Health Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa)


  • BSc. in Management Information Systems;
  • BSc. in Information Technology
  • BSc. in Environmental Health
  • BSc. in Environmental Science and Technology (Environmental Management)
  • BSc. in Environmental Science and Technology (Food Technology)
  • BSc. in Environmental Science and Technology (Physics)
  • Bsc. in Mathematical Science Education (Mathematical and Statistics)
  • Bsc. in Mathematical Science Education (Statistics and Computing)
  • BSc. in Architectural Studies
  • BSc. in Land Economy
  • BSc. in Land Surveying
  • BSc. in Physical Planning
  • BSc. in Quantity Surveying


Dress rehearsals for the Congregation will be held on Tuesday, 26th January, 2016 from 8:00 am in the Great Hall at Chancellor College in Zomba. Graduands are requiredto come in their graduation attire and are asked to be punctual. Only those that attendthe rehearsals shall be allowed to graduate.


Academic dress for the Congregation shall be available for hire from Wednesday 20th to Monday 25th January, 2016 from the respective Colleges. The hiring charges are as follows:

  • Diploma/Certificate Set K 5000.00
  • Bachelors Set K6 000.00
  • Masters Set K25 000.00
  • PhDSet K30 000.00

All candidates shall return their academic dress at the end of the function. Any unreturned academic dress shall attract a penalty fee of K5 000.00 for the first day and K2 000.00for each subsequent day 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 respective Colleges for invitation cards of their guardians.

For inquiries please contact:

Peter Mitunda or Francis Machado on the following numbers 01526622 / 01524282 / 01524456 or e-mail or


Chancellor College Aerial View