Zimbabwe Institute Of Wildlife Conservation   (ZIWC)

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ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION(ZIWC): was established in 1981 and officially opened by the Minister of Natural Resources. The institute is wholly owned and funded by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. The College is accredited by the Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education Examination Council of Zimbabwe. This is Zimbabwe’s prime Examination Board(HEXCO), the college is also affiliated with National University of Science & Technology for Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Wildlife & Protected Area Management(BSc).

The college offers the following facilities:

  1. Conference facilities.
  2. Mushandike dam.
  3. Camping sites.
  4. Lodges/ accommodation & scenic views.
  5. Projected & networked lecture rooms.
  6. Furnished dining hall
  7. Volleyball, netball & soccer pitch.
  8. Tennis & basketball courts.
  9. Swimming pools.
  10. Free wifi network.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Fishing.
  2. Boat Cruising.
  3. Swimming.
  4. Game viewing.
  5. Bird Watching.
  6. Snake Watching.
  7. Sporting.
  8. Mountain climbing.
  9. Luxury Safari touring environment.

The accommodation facilities at Zimbabwe Institute of Wildlife Conservation are well furnished and decorated for a luxurious resort experience. The sunset boat cruise and game viewing is an unforgettable getaway.

Since its establishment the college has trained many students under Wildlife management courses. As a wildlife conservation college it aims to produce highly trained wildlife managers and officers aimed in protecting and conserving wildlife and endangered species.

ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION(ZIWC):

is the only college in Zimbabwe that is located within a sanctuary hence it offers students with hands on experience and a typical safari environment. As the college is wholly owned by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority(ZIMPARKS), the students can enjoy the facilities and experiences offered by other recreational and national parks, safari areas, sanctuaries and botanical gardens that are owned by the authority.

For more information link to:

Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority.

The college also offers Information Technology, Accounting and the following Short Courses:

  1. Learner Professional Hunters & Guides.
  2. Tour Guiding
  3.  Tracking.
  4.  Environmental Impact Assessment
  5.  Basic Wildlife Management & Ecology.
  6.  Basic Resource Monitoring.
  7.  Conservation Education.
  8.  Paramilitary skills.
  9. Geographic information systems.
  10. Supervisory & Management.
  11.  Customer Care.
  12. Drone Operation.
  13.  Use of Technologies in Wildlife Management.
  14. Ranger/ Scout Training.
  15. Junior Ranger training.
  16. Anti-poaching.
  17. Resource Monitoring.
  18.  Law Enforcement Monitoring.

ZIMBABWE INSTITUTE OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION(ZIWC) is not just a college, it also offers other sevices like conference facilities, camping sites, lodges and sporting facilities to its guest.

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