University of Malawi (UNIMA) has hiked tuition fees for its constituent colleges’ mature students.
According to an internal memo, Chancellor College mature students will be paying K900, 000 while Polytechnic students will be paying K950, 000.
Mature students at Kamuzu College of Nursing will be required to pay K1 million while those at the College of Medicine will be required to pay K1,400,000.
Signed by the University registrar Benedicto Malunga, the memo indicates that the University has agreed to vary fees for mature students and generic students.
“I write to advise that Council of the University of Malawi resolved to adjust the fees paid by its mature students upwards,” communicates the memo.
The University has said that all the students that will be admitted in the 2016/17 academic year will be subject to the new fee change.