Events

University of Malawi Golden Jubilee

October 6, 2015
Host:
University Office
Venue:
College of Medicine, Sports Complex
From:
October 10, 2015 - 7:00 am
To:
October 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The University of Malawi wishes to inform the general public that the Golden Jubilee Celebrations will be held on Saturday, 10th October, 2015 at the College of Medicine Sports Complex from 7.00 a.m. 

His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika the President of the Republic of Malawi and Chancellor of the University of Malawi will preside over the celebrations as Guest of Honour.

Five Parades by cohorts of graduates streamlined by a period of a decade from 1965 shall march to the tune of the Police and Malawi Defence Force brass bands from the Mahatma Gandhi Dining Room to the College of Medicine Sports Complex.

Activities at the College of Medicine Sports Complexshall inter-alia include:    

  • Floats of scholarly exhibitions by students and lecturers;
  • Floats of UNIMA alumni and collaboration with society;
  • Floats of scholarly exhibitions by students and lecturers;
  • Floats of UNIMA alumni and collaboration with society;
  • Choral displays and traditional dances;
  • Poetry recitals and drama performances;
  • A documentary cataloguing the life journey of the University of Malawi in its 50 years of existence;
  • Netball and football matches between UNIMA veterans and the students;
  • Launching the UNIMA flag and University of Malawi Anthem;
  • Launching the University Magazine in Print, audio & video.

The University Council  appeals to the general public and all UNIMA alumni to fully participate by patronising  this function.

Take note that all alumni who expressed their interest to parade have accordingly been listed and all those wishing to join, please express your interest by SMS to Peter Mitunda on 0888 120 194.

Alumni taking part in the parade shall buy T-Shirts of the colour of their cohort at K3,200.00 and a Golf Shirt at K6,200.00 or cloth at In.

The T Shirts are strictly for those taking part in the parade while the Golden Jubilee "Chitenje" is available in all colleges for anybody who is interested to buy and wear or turn it into a cloth.

The cloth can be bought at every college of the University of Malawi including at Lilongwe University of Science and Natural Resources (LUANAR).

T-Shirts will be sold on 9th October, 2015 (a day before the celebration date) at College of Medicine Sports Complex to all members who would like to parade.

Inquiries

For inquiries please contact

  • Peter Mitunda on the following numbers: 01 526 622 / 0111 626 661 / 0888 120 194 / 0991 152 692
  • The University Registrar on registrar@unima.mw 

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