Catholic University of Zimbabwe

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Catholic University of Zimbabwe
Motto Pro Deo et Sapientia (Latin)
Motto in English
"For God and wisdom"
Type Private
Established 1999 (1999)
Founder Archbishop of Harare Diocese Robert Christopher Ndlovu, Professor George P. Kahari, Mr Herbert Munangatire
Parent institution
Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic Church
Academic affiliation
Zimbabwe Council of Higher Education (ZIMCHE)
Chancellor Archbishop of Harare Diocese Robert Ndlovu
Vice-Chancellor Professor Ranga Zinyemba
Rector Professor Ranga Zinyemba
Location Harare, Harare Metropolitan Province, Zimbabwe
17°52′08″S 31°04′03″E / 17.868876°S 31.06737°E / -17.868876; 31.06737Coordinates: 17°52′08″S 31°04′03″E / 17.868876°S 31.06737°E / -17.868876; 31.06737
Campus St. Augustine (Bulawayo), Diocesan Training Centre (Mutare), Hope Tariro School (Chinhoyi)
Colours Gold and Maroon

The Catholic University of Zimbabwe (commonly referred to as CUZ) is a Catholic Church affiliated university in Zimbabwe established in 1999. The university is in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital city. The university offers six undergraduate degree programs; Bachelor of Business Management & Information Technology (Honors), Bachelor of Business Management(Honors), Bachelor of Accounting (Honors), Bachelor of Social Science in Development Studies (Honors), Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Arts Dual (Honours). It also offers a variety of short courses under the Faculty of Commerce and the Faculty of Humanities.

In 2014, the University extended its reach by opening 3 satellite campuses in Bulawayo, Chinhoyi and Mutare which are major cities in Zimbabwe.


  • Ethical behavior
  • Collegiality
  • Commitment
  • Service
  • Excellence


  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Theology

The Catholic University plans to introduce more full time degree programs and short courses in response to students’ needs.

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