The Midlands State University is proud and honoured to welcome Mr Tinashe Zishiri who was appointed the University’s new Registrar with effect from the 1st of December 2019.

Mr Zishiri brings to MSU a wealth of experience having worked as a teacher, trainer, educationist, senior human resource administrator and deputy registrar.

His qualifications include:

  • MBA in Public Management (National University of Science and Technology) 2008
  • BA General, (University of Zimbabwe) 1990
  • He is also a holder of various diplomas from the University of Zimbabwe and the Institute of People Management of Zimbabwe (IPMZ).

Mr Zishiri has vast experience in university management garnered from both public and private universities over the years. He is no stranger to Midlands State University having begun his career in higher education management with the institution working as a Senior Administrative Assistant from 2003 to 2004, before moving to the Harare Institute of Technology where he assumed the position of Senior Assistant Registrar. In January 2008, he joined the University of Zimbabwe where he held a similar position before moving to Women’s University in Africa, in 2009 to take up the position of Deputy Registrar, Human Resources Management, a position he held until his latest appointment as Midlands State University Registrar.

Over and above, his wealth of experience, Mr Zishiri, has a keen interest in employee and student management, human capital development, talent management, governance and policy formulation, labour law and human resource audits. He is currently enrolled for a PhD in Organisational Leadership at the Adventist University of Africa in Kenya.

The entire University community, congratulates and wishes you all the success in your term of office and look forward to your guidance and wise counsel in our continued pursuit of excellence in the context of Education 5.0.



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