Provident House, 6th Floor,
New Wing, Cairo Road
P O Box G 59
Cell: +260 955 226307
+260 971 585674
+260 977 201148
Telefax: +260 211 226307
City University College of Science and Technology (CUST) was established in 2008 by a group of committed and experienced individuals who are both entrepreneurs and business management professionals. Their expertise is drawn from diverse fields such as science and technology, business management and marketing as well as from the medical field.
CUST was registered with the ministry of education in 2008. The university is currently offering courses in the school of education and the school of business studies. CUST also underwrites qualifications for various affiliate colleges.
From June/July 2012 CUST is introducing programmes in the school of health sciences, offering diplomas in clinical medicine (Clinical Officer General), diploma in registered nursing as well as diploma studies in other fields such as environmental health sciences and public health. The training programmes are aimed at supplementing Government efforts and empowering local communities with skills and primary professional training.
The University is also affiliated to the Health Professional Council of Zambia (HPCZ), it is finalizing its registration with the General Nursing of Zambia (GNCZ) by January 2013.
The school of health is located at Pre Cem motel along great north road, about 5 kilometeres from Lusaka town.
An MOU to work in collaboration with Chainama College of Health Sciences is underway.
The concept of CUST was born out of a desire to educate the future of our country and fill up human resource gaps especially in the fields of health, science and technology and in education.
Our mission is to provide high quality education, business mindedness; career training and equal opportunity to students from all walks of life to enable them achieve identity, personal development, diversity of thought, wealth creation and make meaningful contribution to society.
CUST’s vision is to become a leading provider of the best, high quality education in areas of business management, education and in science and technology for relevant markets.
The University aims at attaining a culture of excellence through integration with various stakeholders who include the students, society at large, professionals and the government. These corporate goals include:-
•Reputable and academic excellence;
•Producing business minded professionals;
•Producing committed and dedicated health and education professionals
•Personal development and retention of staff;
•Regards for freedom from discrimination;
•Students affairs as a prerequisite to community integration;
•Society is paramount to success.
Legal Status of CUST
CUST is registered with the Zambia Ministry of Education, with its headquarters at Provident House in Lusaka, our collaborating partners include:
• Health Professions Council of Zambia
• General Nursing Council of Zambia
• University of Zambia (School of Medicine)
• Chainama College of Health Sciences
School of Health sciences
Diploma in Clinical Medicine (Clinical Officer General) 3 years
Diploma in Registered Nursing – 3 Years
Bachelor of Nursing (2 years top up)
School Of Education
Diploma in Education ( Primary) – 3 years
Diploma in Education (Secondary) – 3 years
Post graduate in Teaching Methodology -6 months
Bachelor Education (Secondary) 4 Years
School of Business And Management
B.Sc. Banking and Finance - 2/4 Years
B.Sc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management – 2/4 years
Bachelor of Arts – Social Work – 2/4 years
Bachelor of Computer Science -2/4 years
Bachelor of Business Administration – 2/4 years. BBA with:
Human Resources, Management Accounting and Finance Marketing
Diploma in Business Administration and Marketing – 2 years
School of Technology
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering -2 years
Diploma in Information and Communication Technology – 2 years
Certificate in Computer systems Repairs – 6 Months
School of Law
Diploma in Paralegal and Human Rights Law – 2 Years
Diploma in Security and Crime Risk Management -2 years
Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – 2 Years
With career progression to MBA, MSc, M.Ed & MA in related study areas. Other courses in Social Sciences can be done on Part-time or Distance Learning.
Boarding / Lodge facilities are available to our students and to those from other Institutions
a) Certificate – at least 3 credits including English
b) Diploma – At least five credits including English. Those with four (4) credits can be admitted on condition that they obtain one more subject before graduation
c) Degree (BSc) – Five credits including English/or a diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution
d) MSc – a first degree or its equivalent.
While applications are received throughout the year, there are only two intakes of January / February and June-July and applications can be downloaded below or on the CUST website.