Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) is about 87 km north east <>of Harare. Its main campus is located 5km from Bindura CBD. BUSE was established in 2001 with its origins being the Zimbabwe-Cuba Teacher Training Programme which began in the mid-1980s. The university offers courses mainly in science, but more recently, courses in commerce and ICT. The student enrolment as at January 2019 stood at 5,021 (2588 female and 2433 male) of which only 398 were accommodated on campus hostels leaving an excess demand of 4,623 beds.