The University of Zambia (UNZA) is the Country’s premier University which has been providing higher education through teaching, research and community service for 51 years now. UNZA has 24,000 students studying in over 300 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across 13 Schools and the Institute of Distance Education.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions at the University of Zambia:

UNZA Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Luke Mumba, is among the 44 Vice-Chancellors and senior Government officials attending the 1st Africa-China Education Forum on Higher Education, Science and Technology taking place in Beijing and Shanghai, China from 9-15 July 2017.

The Forum has attracted participants from 15 Sub-Saharan African countries namely; Benin, Burundi, Congo Brazzaville, Ethiopia, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The initiative which is co-hosted by the World Bank, African Centres of Excellence, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is aimed at strengthening the tripartite relationship between Africa, China and the World Bank, as well as forging new partnerships between leading universities, science and technology research institutes, and the private sector of Africa and China.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following position at the University of Zambia:


Deputy Mayor, Hon. Evaristo Chilufya (seated right) representing Kitwe Mayor, His Worship, Mr Christopher Kang'ombe with Ms Christine Kanyengo (seated left) representing UNZA Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Luke Evuta Mumba, pose for a group photo with UNZA staff during the official launch of computer laboratories at the Copperbelt Provincial Centre on Friday, 2nd June 2017 in Kitwe.

The Mayor of the City of Kitwe, His Worship, Mr Christopher Kang’ombe, who was represented by Deputy Mayor, Hon. Evaristo Chilufya, has hailed the University of Zambia (UNZA) for bring higher education close to the people of the Copperbelt province, particularly Kitwe district. He said this during the launch of the UNZA Copperbelt Provincial Centre Computer Laboratories on Kantanta Street on Friday, 2nd June 2017.

The Minister of General Education, Hon. Dr. Denis Wanchinga (front row in blue suit with red tie) who represented the Vice-President, Her Honour, Madam Inonge Mutukwa Wina, pose for a group photo with Chinese Ambassador to Zambia, Mr Yang Youming (to his left), Chairperson of  UNZA Council Caretaker Committee, Ms Namuchana Musiwa (to his right), UNZA Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Luke Mumba with other digntaries at the official opening of the 2017 Joint Conference of the Confucius Institutes in Africa.

The Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia, Her honour, Madam Inonge Mutukwa Wina has applauded the University of Zambia (UNZA), Hebei University of Economics and Business and Confucius Institute Headquarters for hosting the 2017 Joint Conference for Confucius Institutes in Africa to enhance cooperation and partnership China and the continent.