The Act of Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology was promulgated in 2015. The University was declared an independent institution in August 2017 following its incubation by the University of Zimbabwe since 2012. It started its academic activities at the Dozmery Campus since 2013. The University opened another Campus at the Cold Storage Commission (CSC) Complex in 2018 and another at UMC in 2021 with a view to increase the Institution’s visibility and aggressively market its unique academic brand.
The University has started the construction of its own world class main Campus at its Cloverhill Farm, approximately 5 km from Marondera Town. This is fundamentally aimed at turning Marondera into a University town as well as enabling all business people to consider the University as an important factor.
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST) is a modern and unique institution of higher learning established through an Act (Chapter 25:29) of Parliament in 2015. The University is driven by the vision to be a leading global centre of excellence in the provision of technology driven sustainable green agricultural solutions”. Underpinned by its unique CORE VALUES: Excellence, Diversity, Innovation, Ethics and Ubuntu; the University aims at producing globally acceptable and competent graduates grounded in agricultural, entrepreneurial and technological skills through excellence in teaching, research and extension services, innovation and industrialisation.
To be a leading academic institution in the provision of technology driven sustainable agricultural solutions and entrepreneurship at national and international level.
Producing competent skilled and knowledgeable graduates, transforming agricultural communities and industries through innovative teaching and learning, research, university service and innovation and industrialization.