To coordinate and monitor university education
The Department undertakes to:-
- Facilitate efficient management of State Universities;
- Facilitate the recruitment of manpower, by State Universities, in critical shortage areas;
- Ensure effective communication between Government and all universities through interaction with Vice Chancellors, Students and Parents/Guardians;
- Negotiate and facilitate funding for new and existing State Universities;
- Superintend quality education imparted by universities in close consultation with the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE); and
- Mobilize resources for the provision of adequate and up to date training facilities for quality manpower output in higher education training institutions by 31 December of each year.