Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) was founded in 2003 following teh amalgamation of Chinhoyi Technical Teachers College and other similar colleges into a degree granting institution. Initially two degrees were offered, - Production Engineering and Hospitality and Tourism. In 2001 Chinhoyi University of Technology was established through the Act of Parliament number 15. The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor were installed on 23 November 2003.
Location / Contact
Address: Chinhoyi University of Technology, Private Bag 7724, Chinhoyi.
Telephone: +263 6721 22203-5
Procurement Office: +263 67 2124047
Student Accounts Office: +263 67 2129461
Cash Office: +263 67 2126024
Email: studentsaccountscut.ac.zw, cashofficecut.ac.zw.
Web: https://www.cut.ac.zw/welcome/about, Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/chinhoyi.university/
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The Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) started as a degree program that was established under the auspices of the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) in 1999. It was established as part of the recommendation of the Chetsanga Commission to devolve Chinhoyi Technical Teachers College and other similar colleges into degree granting institutions. This process saw the birth of the Chinhoyi Degree programmes offering two degrees - that is, Production Engineering and Hospitality and Tourism. The Chinhoyi Degree programmes operated under the University of Zimbabwe from 1999 to 2001 when Chinhoyi University of Technology was established through the Act of Parliament number 15. President Robert Mugabe was Chancellor and leading the administration was Professor Charles Muchemwa Nherera, Acting Pro Vice Chancellor. The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor were installed on 23 November 2003.
Students / Teachers / Courses
- Vice Chancellor - David Simbi, since 2007.
Thrust/Core Business Of The University
Chinhoyi University of Technology has a mandate for teaching, learning and research as well as community service. It awards diplomas and degrees for varying subjects or programmes which have a technological bias. The main focus of Chinhoyi University of Technology is to lead the way in finding solutions to national problems.
The University motto is “Technology, Innovation and Wealth”.
Founders Day, sports day, extra-curricular activities.
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