Welcome to Kwame Nkrumah University

The institution was opened in 1967, as Kabwe Teachers Training College. It trained Junior Secondary School Teachers at its inception. Four years later, the President of Zambia at the time, Kenneth Kaunda, renamed the college Nkrumah Teachers College, in honor of Kwame Nkrumah, the founding president of Ghana.

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Our Mission

To Deliver Quality Education, Research and Consultancy, that is responsive to the changing needs and values of the Local, National and International Communities.

Our Values

Team Effort, Hard Work, Resilience, Integrity, Visionary, Excellence, Support.

Our Vision

A leading International University in the provision of quality, inclusive and socially responsible higher education and research..


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News

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KNU and OISE University of Toronto Enhance Global Learning through Innovative Classroom Collaboration

Lusaka, Zambia - April 24, 2024 – In a groundbreaking move towards international educational collaboration, the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and the Kwame Nkrumah University (KNU) in Zambia successfully held their first Global Classroom meeting. This initiative marks a significant step in providing students and faculty with enriched learning experiences and cross-cultural engagement. Read More


The University Senate runs the University under the supervision of the University Council. There are four schools namely; the School of Natural Science, the School of Business Studies, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education. Additionally, the University has two Directorates namely; Open and Distance Learning and Research and Postgraduate Studies

Affiliations

Nkrumah is a member of the Association of African Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities,Football Association of Zambia and the International Association of Universities.

Location

Kwame Nkrumah University has three campuses namely; the Main Campus; the West Campus; and the East Campus; all of which are along Munkoyo Street, about 3 km from the Kabwe City Centre.

Programmes

Kwame Nkrumah University currently, has four Schools (Faculties) as follows:


Applications Forms:

If you wish to do a manual application, you can download the forms and apply manually

Full Time Manual Application Forms

Fulltime Application Form

  • Date published: 15/02/2021
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Distance Manual Application Forms

Distance Application Form

  • Date published: 15/02/2021
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Teaching Methodology Manual Application Forms

Teaching Methodology Application Form

  • Date published: 15/02/2021
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Masters Manual Application Forms

Masters Application Form

  • Date published: 15/02/2021
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Masters Reference Forms

Masters Reference Form

  • Date published: 15/02/2021
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Announcements

This section contains all the latest announcements and news


Video on how to do course registration and create a student account.


Invitation for August 2024 Residential School and Examination

Invitation for August 2024 Residential School and Examination

  • Date published: 2024-07-10 11:52:51
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INVITATION TO JULY/AUGUST 2024 ODL DEFERRED EXAMINATIONS

  • Date published: 2024-07-09 16:12:50
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FULL TIME EXAM TIME TABLE JULY/AUGUST 2024

FULLTIME EXAM TIME TABLE

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SECOND DRAFT SHALL BE PUBLISHED ON MONDAY 8TH JULY 2024

  • Date published: 2024-07-05 07:22:06
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Monthly payment plan enrollment

Monthly payment plan enrollment for students 

  • Date published: 2024-06-22 17:57:04
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Student IDs

Notice to Students Without IDs

  • Date published: 2024-06-04 13:56:18
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HELSB Applications

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Zambians that
meet the minimum requirements outlined here below to apply
for Undergraduate GRZ Student Loans for 2024-2025
Academic Year at Kwame Nkrumah University.

  • Date published: 2024-05-29 14:20:35
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How to Upload an Assignment in Moodle

How to Upload an Assignment in Moodle

  • Date published: 2024-05-01 08:27:25
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APRIL/MAY 2024 ODL EXAM REGISTRATION

APRIL/MAY 2024 ODL EXAM REGISTRATION

  • Date published: 2024-04-19 08:35:52
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APRIL/MAY 2024 ODL FINAL EXAM TIMETABLE

APRIL/MAY 2024 ODL FINAL EXAM TIMETABLE

  • Date published: 2024-04-18 09:55:08
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Contact

Contact us usuing the following information

Our Address

Plot 1583 Munkoyo Street, Kabwe, Zambia P.O. Box 80404

Call Us

Admissions Office : +260777291088
Administration Office : +260979537501
Examinations office : +260979726599/+260977494444
Accounts Office : +260954654646/+260776909280
Open Distance Learning: +260955772337/+260977246550
PostGraduate Office : +260967507131/+260972753727
School of Business : +260977763675
School of Education : +260977935533
Dean of Students Affairs : +260979913584
Deputy Dean of Students Affairs : +260977376699
Accommodation Office : +260978620986 / +260979600746
Student Counsellor : +260979590647
(Monday to Friday Operating Hours are between 08:00hrs and 17:00hrs)