About Burma Road Campus

Burma Road Satellite Campus (BRC) is situated on Plot number Plot No. 3542/3543 Burma Road, Lusaka. The Head of Campus is Ms. Mary Nalumpa.

The Campus boasts of a modern Library with internet facilities and up-to date reading resources for patrons.

The Burma Road Campus has adequate shared hostel facilities for both male and female students.

A bus is provided three times a day for students who are resident at Burma Road Campus to enable them attend lessons at the NIPA Main Campus.

Brief History

The Present day Burma Road Satellite Campus, formerly known as Bwacha Hotel is amongst the oldest NIPA infrastructure. In the late 1960s the Staff Training College (STC), presently known as NIPA, purchased Bwacha Hotel in order to train human resource who would take over the running of various public administrative affairs from the colonial rulers.

The STC trained mostly Executive Assistants and secretarial staff at the time.

 Quick Facts about BRC today

  • It is the oldest NIPA campus
  • Located onplot no. 3542/3543,  Burma Road in Libala, Lusaka
  • The Campus is conveniently located with public transport connections to the Central Business District and other residential areas.
  • Near public facilities such as hospitals.
  • BRC offers various, degree, diploma and certificate programmes on both full and part time modes.
  • Quiet study environment with spacious classrooms, library facility and wifi.
  • Friendly and peaceful social environment conducive for study.
  • Hostel rooms for both male and female, offering large spacious rooms.

Future Outlook

It is hoped that in future, BRC will be NIPA’s centre for health related programmes. In its quest to respond to societal challenges, NIPA wishes to produce a cadre of health professionals that will respond to arresting various health related challenges in the 21st Century, such as the Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID19) and HIV/AIDS.

The Campus is conveniently located close to the largest hospital in the country, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). Our Institute is hopeful that the close proximity of our campus to UTH will enable our health professional future think tanks to practice their craft at the hospital.

Some of the programmes that will be offered at the BRC in future under the Department of Health Management Services are:

  • Public Health
  • Nursing
  • Environmental Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Dental Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions about BRC

  • Can I receive my acceptance letter at BRC?

Acceptance letters are sent to applicants through email or post. One can follow –up the status of their application letter by visiting Lusaka Main Campus on Dushanbe Road or calling Main Campus, academic office on: 0764 677 671.


  • Can I drop off my application letter at BRC?

Application along with supporting documents can be scanned and sent by email to: registrar@nipa.ac.zm

You can also drop off your application form at Main Campus.


  • If my hostels are at BRC how will I attend lessons at Main Campus?

A bus is provided three times a day for students who are resident at Burma Road Campus to enable them attend lessons at the NIPA Main Campus.



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