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Unilia Graduates Swell to 5228!

UNILIA's 17th Congregation of 767 students has taken the number of Unilia's graduates to 5228. 

With 394 male and 373 female students graduating, the numbers of female and male graduates have grown to 2912 (56% - per cent) and 2316 (44% - per cent), respectively. 

Unilia, which was established in 2003, held its first graduation in 2007 with only 35 students graduating. 

During the graduation, Donalia Zgambo graduated with a distinction in Bachelor of Science in Public Health. She was given a total of 1 million, one hundred and fifty thousand Malawi Kwacha (MK1, 150, 000.00) in this order: The guest of honour, Dr Thomson Mpinganjira gave her one million; Unilia K100, 000; and Little Dove K50, 000.

NCHE accredits all Unilia programmes

A day after announcing that Unilia has been awarded in quality by the European Society for Quality Research, we are delighted to announce that, at its meeting held on June 28, 2023, the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has renewed accreditation for all programmes offered at Laws and Ekwendeni Campuses. To add the icing on the cake, NCHE has accredited all programmes offered at Kaning’ina Campus thereby elevating their statuses from registered to accredited.

Kaning’ina and Laws Campuses have also benefitted by having their newly developed Bachelor of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (HRM & IR) and Bachelor of Education in Agriculture registered by NCHE. This development means that Unilia, through Kaning’ina and Laws Campuses, can start offering studies in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations and Education in Agriculture.

Unilia Librarian appointed Editor-in-Chief of MALA Journal

The Malawi Library Association (MALA) has appointed Donald Flywell Malanga, University Librarian for the University of Livingstonia, as Editor-in-Chief of the Malawi Journal of Library and Information Science (MAJoLIS).

MALA is a professional body for library and information specialists in Malawi.

Germany’s DAAD to support Unilia, MZUNI

With funding from the Germany Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Universities of Livingstonia and Mzuzu will implement a project that will result to development and offering of a Master in Public Health focusing on Infectious Disease Epidemiology in Malawi.

Europe's Quality Body Awards Unilia


The European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) has awarded the University of Livingstonia (Unilia) as one of the outstanding faith-based private universities in Malawi and beyond. 

The award ceremony occurred in Brussels - Belgium - at the 2023 International Diamond Prize for Excellence Convention which was held on 9 July. 

Vice Chancellor for Unilia, The Very Reverend, Associate Professor, Timothy Kabulunga Nyasulu received the award on behalf of Unilia. 

According to the Vice Chancellor, the ESQR has awarded Unilia because of its sound leadership and research and innovations that its staff and students champion.

"The ESQR noted that for the past recent years the Unilia leadership has been particularly exemplary and committed in: ensuring that things are done in the right way; making connections with partners within and outside the country; communicating with people it works with and people it serves; championing creativity through development of new programmes relevant to current society and the significant innovations by both faculty members and students," the Vice Chancellor disclosed. 

Unilia is among 49 business and academic institutions from, Europe, Asia, North America, South America, and Africa that were awarded for their excellence in quality.

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