Research opportunity for MSc students

The SBAPP project at MUST is calling for applications from masters students in NCHE accredited institutions in Malawi to apply for a research opportunity in the field of freshwater ecosystems. If you are studying in a relevant area and you are interested, check the attachment here:

Short Courses under ODeL

MUST will be offering short courses through Open and Distance E-learning (ODeL) as per the attached advert. With support from SHEAMA project, there are some scholarship for applicants who meet the requirements. If interested, check the attached advert, application form and scholarship application form:

Information packs

Attached below are information packs that is critical for those interested to apply for programmes at MUST under the current call for generic selection for public universities as advertised by the National council for Higher Education. The documents are as below:

2022/23 Call for Applications for Public University Selection

Those who wrote their MSCE exams in 2020, 2021 and 2022 and qualify for public university selection, please read the attached call for applications and try your luck. Take note that applications from this year are strictly online and the call below gives your guidance on the same and the deadline for submission:

NOTICE: Suspension of NCHE sensitisation meetings

The sensitisation meetings were initially slated for March 20-25 in all districts in Malawi but they have been suspended as per the attached press statement from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE):

Press release: Trial confirms new antimalarial effectiveness

A large LSTM-led trial confirms new antimalarial, dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, is more effective at preventing malaria than current WHO recommended treatment but does not improve adverse birth outcomes. Download the full press release here:

Business training opportunity for youths

The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) has been engaged by Alliance Bioversity and CIAT to implement a Business Acceleration for Youth Programme targeting Thyolo District.

Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, with support from USAID Malawi, is implementing a three-year project called Business Acceleration for Youth (BA4Y). The project is targeted to support enterprises led by youth and women in the 18-35 year age bracket.

The project will engage business trainers from MUST to support the youth in various business sectors to develop their business skills. Participating youth will be expected to use the training to develop their business plans, achieve proof of concept and register their businesses.

After completion of the training, participants will be given an opportunity to present their business ideas for a chance to secure grant funding of up to K2.5 million.

if you fall within the target criteria, make your application now by following the procedures as laid out in the attached flyers:

Call for Applications: PG and short courses

Applications are called for two masters programmes and several short courses. For more information, find attached a full advert:

Short Course Application Form

Download the application form for the short courses whose application deadline is March 13, 2023:

Launch of SBAPP project

The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) in collaboration with the Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) is launching the SBAPP project on Thursday, February 23, 2023. The project is also being implemented in Mozambique, South Africa and Namibia. For more information on the launch, read the attached press release: