Quality assurance and enhancement are key priority activities of Mzuzu University. The Directorate of Quality Assurance and Enhancement fits very well within the Strategic plan 2020 – 2030 ensuring that the core business of the University which is teaching and learning is done with the expected standards.

Mzuzu University strives to UNLOCK ITS FULL POTENTIAL- Towards a more credible, competitive, and responsive University in the 21st Century. Quality is key as we strive to strengthen our drive toward internationalization.

With leadership from the Directorate, all staff and students shall work together towards excellence that satisfies both our internal aspirations and external expectations including that of the National Council for Higher Education and the Ministry of Education.


We aspire to be a premier provider of tertiary education in Malawi by offering high-quality teaching, training, research, and complementary services.


To promote confidence in the quality and standards of teaching, learning, research and complementary services of Mzuzu University and to assure itself and stakeholders that the quality and standards of its awards are well managed.


“service, perfection and self-reliance”

Functions of the Directorate

The Directorate of Quality Assurance and Enhancement is the custodian of quality in the University and is responsible for:
1.     Overseeing implementation of the Quality Assurance Policy and promoting a culture of quality.
2.    Developing and reviewing quality assurance and management systems for the University.
3.    Overseeing implementation of quality assurance and enhancement tools.
4.    Sharing best practices, through benchmarking, in quality assurance and enhancement.
5.    Building capacity of students and staff in quality assurance and enhancement
6.    Supporting development and review of institutional policies.
7.    Monitoring and evaluating quality assurance management systems.
8.    Leading preparations for external audits.


Dr. Nathaniel W.B.Chimbatata
Dr. Nathaniel W.B.Chimbatata Lecturer & Deputy Dean of Faculty
Dr. Lucky Mhango
Dr. Lucky Mhango Lecturer
Dr. Griphin B Chirambo
Dr. Griphin B Chirambo Lecturer
Dr. Afonne Joseph
Dr. Afonne Joseph Lecturer, Head of Department
Dr Jean Kaunda Senior Lecturer
Dr. Pizga Kumwenda
Dr. Pizga Kumwenda Lecturer
Mr Maloto Chaula Senior Assistant Librarian
Lecturer Ms Stella Chimkondenji
Lecture Christopher Mpewe
Lecturer Muyco Mhango
Senior Lecturer chimbanthowa sangoma
Lecturer Chrispine Chinoko
Senior Lecturer Mrs Patricia Tenthani Khunga
Senior Lecturer Deputy Dean Faculty of Education Lydia Kishindo
Mr. Austin  Phiri Senior Lecturer
Mr. Gerald Nthala Senior Lectuer
Mr. Blessings Msowoya Lectuer
Dr. Mwayi Lusaka Senior Lecturer
Limbani Gama Limbani Gama
Ms Bridget Manyalo Lecturer
Assoc. Prof. B. J. Nkhoma Associate Professor
Dr Precious Madula Senior Lecturer
Blessings Msowoya
Blessings Msowoya Lecturer
Dr Joyce Dainess Mlenga
Dr Joyce Dainess Mlenga Lecturer
Emmanuel Banda Lecturer
Geoffrey Mhango Lecturer
John Kawoche Lecturer
Rashina Samalani Lecturer
Blessings Chinomba lecturer
Natasha Runganga Lecturer
Dr. Zandivuta Kankhuni
Dr. Zandivuta Kankhuni Senior Lecturer
Mathews Lambulira
Mathews Lambulira Lecturer
Zondiwe Here Lecturer
Clement Chilunga Lecturer
Assoc. Prof Jarret Mhango Associate Professor
Bob Jere Lecturer
Eng. Eddie Mtonga Senior Lecturer
Florence Nkosi Lecturer
Mr Mabvuto Banda Lecturer
Dumisani Mfune Lecturer
Dr. Nephtale Mumba
Dr. Nephtale Mumba Senior Lecturer & HOD
Paul M Munyenyembe
Paul M Munyenyembe Associate Proffessor & HOD
L.C. Gulula Senior Lecturer
Timeyo Maloyi Lecturer & HOD
Dr. Maxton Chitawo Senior Lecturer
Allan Kanyundo Senior Assistant Librarian Malawian Services
Hamis Abdullah Chief Library Assistant
Assoc Prof. Chaputula Senior Assistant Librarian Technical Services
Limbani Gama Adjunct Lecturer
Maloto Chaura Senior Assistant Librarian Periodicals and E-Library