About Unicaf University

Unicaf University is a pan-African, independent, internationally recognised university combining the best elements of online learning through the offering of high-quality academic qualifications.

Unicaf University pursues excellence in teaching and student achievement while ensuring a high degree of satisfaction in a dynamic online environment. Unicaf University is committed to setting high standards in Higher Education while working with relevant stakeholders to drive the evolution of online learning. Unicaf University aims to become the leading tertiary institution in Africa, recognised for its outstanding contribution to teaching, learning and research.

Unicaf University offers Bachelor, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in a wide range of subjects. Students have the opportunity to earn high-quality qualifications at a low cost through exclusively online delivery or with the option of on-campus study. The University combines traditional face-to-face complimentary tutorials with the active use of digital learning tools through an innovative blended learning approach.

Students can benefit from generous scholarships offered through Unicaf. The Unicaf Scholarship Programme has awarded more than $100 million worth of scholarships enabling thousands of qualified students to study for internationally recognised degrees at a fraction of the cost. Students who received a Unicaf Scholarship to support their degree studies transformed their lives and created a better future for themselves.

The University has established state-of-the-art campuses in Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe and is in the process of expanding its university network. In addition to the Unicaf University campuses, students also have at their disposal the modern facilities of the Unicaf learning centres around the world.

Unicaf University is a licensed university in Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, and provisionally accredited/licensed in Zimbabwe; it is also approved to recruit students in Kenya.

Unicaf University in Malawi and Uganda are accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), and Unicaf University in Zambia is accredited by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

Unicaf University campuses in Zambia and Malawi are also accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) as an Independent Higher Education Provider. Unicaf University campus in Malawi is a full member of the Association of African Universities.

Unicaf University is a proud member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), the Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) in Zambia and Malawi, and the Advance HE. Additionally, the University is a full member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the world’s oldest international University network established in 1913 in the UK.  The Association provides avenues for collaboration and cooperation among members in developing and sharing good practice for international higher education.

Unicaf University aims to train responsible citizens who understand and support sustainable development. The University aims to give back to the communities through the new knowledge produced by doctoral research. The university is also actively promoting ‘green initiatives’, (recycling of paper, plastic and aluminum, regular planting of trees); it delivers open lectures of distinguished;  free computer lessons for high school graduates and working adults, free workshops on basic professional skills; donations to hospitals and schools, and supports important social causes.

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