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UNIMA and Stellenbosch University collaborate on postgraduate supervision training

The University of Malawi, in collaboration with Stellenbosch University, has launched extensive short courses titled “Enhancing Postgraduate Supervision and Grounding for Postgraduate Studies,” aimed at early-career academic staff expected to supervise postgraduate students, as well as postgraduate students themselves. These courses ...

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UNIMA Social Work experts train practice educators

Students in the Department of Sociology and Population Studies who are enrolled in the Social Work programme always participate in mandatory field placements and observations during their first, second, and fourth years of study at the University of Malawi. During these field placements, the department relies on field supervisors to guide and as...

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UNIMA hosts its second EdTech annual conference

The University of Malawi, as one of the top universities in Malawi plays a significant role in the country's education sector not only by graduating candidates but also by spearheading the introduction of innovations to address challenges in the education sector. One of the notable initiatives is the Education Technology (EdTech) annual conferen...

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Preparing for the Future: SHSS Exit Workshop offers key industry skills

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) organized an exit workshop for all final-year students enrolled in various programmes within the School to equip them with valuable skills needed in the industry. The event was held at the Mwambo Lecture Theatre on 14th May, 2024, and some of the topics discussed included industry orientation, ...

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Exploring Disaster Risk in Malawi: Insights from the Research Roundtable

Malawi, like many other countries, faces numerous challenges when it comes to disaster management. The loss of infrastructure, property, and human lives from 2023’s Cyclone Freddy is still fresh in the memories of many Malawians. To delve into this crucial issue of disaster management, the University of Malawi, through the Department of Ge...

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MEC Chairperson inspires youth political leadership at UNIMA

In Malawi, the community of university students is recognized for the role they play in influencing voting patterns, and for the fact that they comprise the emerging generation of the country’s leadership. For this reason, political parties and other players in the country often try to establish footholds on university campuses. Recognizin...

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