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Welcome to Bunda College, ODL Campus


The LUANAR, Open and Distance (ODL) Directorate is dedicated to increase equitable access to market relevant agricultural programmes through flexible learning environment which aligns with LUANAR’s vision of becoming a world class university in teaching and learning excellence.

Its vision is to be a center of excellence in open and distance learning in agriculture, rural development and natural resources.

Its Mission is to provide equitable access to quality university education through sustainable open and distance learning innovations.

The ODL Directorate was established in 2016 with an initial enrolment of 441 students. As of January 2020, the student enrollment was over 1500 students. Currently, LUANAR ODL offers four academic programs: BSc in Agribusiness Management, BSc in Agricultural Economics, BSc in Extension and BSc in Agricultural Innovations.

Admission into ODL programmes is through both generic and mature entry level, in line with the LUANAR Admission Policy and Programme Requirements.Running of ODL programmes is undertaken by various operational teams at University level including LUANAR Management, ODL Directorate, Faculties, Departments, Library Management, ICT experts, Laboratory Assistants, Lecturers and Tutors.


AT ODL CAMPUS

PROGRAMMES AT ODL


ODL Campus offers Four undergraduate programs from three departments including Extension Agribusiness, Agriculture and Applied Economics and Agribusiness Department...

STUDENTS PORTAL


Students portal allows you to access your academic records at LUANAR. During the orientations, students are given default passwords which enable them login for the first time into the portal.

ODL Campus Location and Structure


The ODL Directorate was established in 2016 with an initial enrolment of 441 students. As of January 2020, the student enrollment was over 1500 students. Currently, LUANAR ODL offers four academic programs: BSc in Agribusiness Management, BSc in Agricultural Economics, BSc in Extension and BSc in Agricultural Innovations. Admission into ODL programmes is through both generic and mature entry level, in line with the LUANAR Admission Policy and Programme Requirements.Running of ODL programmes is undertaken by various operational teams at University level including LUANAR Management, ODL Directorate, Faculties, Departments, Library Management, ICT experts, Laboratory Assistants, Lecturers and Tutors.

LUANAR ODL has adopted a modular approach to learning, which is delivered through a blended mode that comprises face to face interaction and distance mode to support students, enhanced by e-learning technologies.

The directorate places strong emphasis on student support services. This is being achieved by operating satellite centers in Mzuzu, Lilongwe and Blantyre where students have access to Internet and ICT equipment, library resources, tutoring services based on areas requiring support, guidance and counselling, and other support services to support teaching and learning.