About PLU

Pentecostal Life University (PLU) is a private Christian University in the City of Lilongwe, Malawi. It was founded in 2013 by Great Dominion Holdings Limited (GDHL). PLU is a Christian institution of higher learning and is strictly governed by the principles of the Lord Jesus Christ designed for the intellectual, professional and personal development of its students. PLU aims at raising leaders who will have an impact not only in Malawi, but the world over.

PLU is registered, recognized and accredited by the National Council For Higher Learning (NCHE)


To be a leading international institution of higher learning, offering state-of-the-art education and research in several academic fields.


To develop high quality programs and academic services for education which will produce qualified and committed professionals with core academic values of Excellence, Virtue, Integrity, and Future Orientation.

Contact Us

Pentecostal Life University
Opposite Kanengo Police Station
Behind DEMETER Seed
P.O. Box 31025
Capital City
Lilongwe 3
Email: admin@plu.mw / registrar@plu.mw
Phone: +265 888 087 234 / +265 992 444 444 / +265884 442 200

Meet Professionals and Experience Quality


University Council

Prof. George Kanyama Phiri
Council Chairpeson
Dr. Elias Chakwera
Deputy Council Chairpeson
Mr. Eric Salima
Council Legal Advisor
Dr. Dalitso Kafumbata
Council Member
Dr. Bertha Chakhaza
Council Member
Mr. Mathews Matemba
Council Member
Dr. Ellemes Nyaiyaye
Council Member
Mr. Willard Manjolo
Council Member


Corporate Management Team

Prof. Francis Moto
Vice Chancellor
Associate Prof. Golden Msilimba
Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic)
Dr. Austin Owen Luhanga
Pro Vice Chancellor (Finance and Admin)
Mr. Gladson Mbale (ACCA)
Director of Finance
Mr. Manase Ngwira
University Registrar



Dr. Yobbe Lungu
Senior Director of Postgraduate Studies
Mr. Baxter Makungwa
Director of Research
Mr. Glyn Mughogho
Senior Librarian


Faculty Deans

Mr. William Phalaza
Dean of Social Sciences
Mr. James Mulinda
Acting Dean of Business Management
Bishop Milton Thindwa
Dean of Biblical Studies
Mrs. Tiwonge Kampondeni
Dean of Media Studies
Mr. Gift Mtawali
Dean of Students


Heads of Departments

Mr. Kumbukani Mumba
HoD (Social Sciences)
Mr. Goodson Jumbe
HoD (Business Management)
Pastor Albert Chipeta
HoD (Biblical Studies)
Mr. Fredrick Mkula
HoD (Media Studies)