36,000 to 48,000 in the 2020/2021 academic year. This, has been revealed when Dr. Chakwera presented the State of National adress on Friday 4th September 2020, at parliament building in Lilongwe. In his SONA,Malawi president said his administration is assessing funding proposals for the construction of Inkosi Mbelwa University for the study of animal science, as well as the establishment of Kamuzu University of Health Sciences and Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences. “My administration will increase enrolment in universities from 36,000 in the 2019/20 academic year to nearly 48,000 in the 2020/21 academic year”, Chakwera said. He said construction of three Teacher Training Colleges for training primary school teachers in Mchinji, Rumphi, and Chikwawa will also be done in the coming year, alongside Domasi College of Education with support from JICA. “The training of teachers will also include 200 Special Needs Teachers at Machinga TTC. More broadly, though, I am thrilled to announce that my Administration is on course to open all Covid-19 compliant schools next week”, said the Malawi president.