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    Call for Papers for the 2020 State of Higher Education Report in Zambia

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is calling for submissions of academic papers for its the 2020 State of Higher Education Report in Zambia by no later than […]


    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has forthwith deregistered Greenlight University, Registration No. HEA/013, from operating as a Higher Education Institution (HEI) within the Republic of Zambia. The […]

    HEA Stops Accepting Cheques/Cash

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) will no longer be receiving cheques or cash payment at the Accounts Office but only copies of Bank Deposit Slips and Transfer […]

    NOTICE TO HEIs: 2021 Annual Levy

    NOTICE is hereby given to all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that the 2021 Annual Levy will be due on 1st January, 2021. Therefore, all HEIs are reminded […]

    NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Withdrawal of 6 PhDs Issued by Paglory University

    The general public is hereby informed of the withdrawal of six (6) PhD degree qualifications awarded by Paglory University (Reg. No. HEA/017) at the graduation ceremony held […]

    HEA Scales Down Operations

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has scaled down operations for the festive season from 21st – 31st December, 2020. During this period, even though HEA offices will […]

    Statement by Minister of Higher Education, Hon. Dr. Brian Mushimba, MP, on the Accreditation of Learning Programmes in Higher Education Institutions

    As the year 2020 is coming to the end, I would like to take note of the strides we have made, together with the support of the […]

    HEA Participates in the Technical Committee on the Operationalisation of Levy Mwanawasa Medical University

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) recently took part in technical meetings for the operationalisation of Levy Mwanawasa Medical University as part of a Joint Technical Committee. The Joint Technical […]

    HEA Bemoans Gender Disparity in Higher Education Personnel

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has bemoaned the alarming gender statistics of female underrepresentation among academic staff at universities in both private and public universities. Speaking during […]

    HEA Begins Development of Core Elements for LPs

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has begun developing core elements for all Learning Programmes (LPs) offered in Zambia. The core elements being developed will be mechanisms within […]

    HEA Responds to Global Movement in Quality Assurance by holding Validation Meetings for the Zambia Standards & Guidelines for Quality Assurance

    The Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) Director General, Professor Stephen Simukanga, has stated that the Authority is responding to the global movement in the quality assurance of higher education by holding […]

    HEA Director General Reappointed as Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance

    The Association of African Universities (AAU), has appointed Professor Stephen Simukanga as Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance for a second term following the resolution by the UbuntuNet Alliance […]