Bulawayo Polytechnic is an academic institution established in 1927 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, initially as a technical school. The current main campus on Park Road in Suburbs was established in 1942. The Division of Art & Design is housed on George Silundika Street in the central business district.
The polytechnic provides a number of higher education qualifications. It has played host to exchange students from many countries including the United States and western Europe. It has two provides technical and vocational education for the nation.
It has been attempting to become a University College, but fell out of favour in preference to the establishment of the National University of Science and Technology; the National University of Science and Technology used Bulawayo Polytechnic facilities to get started.The Polytechnic is now offering two Bachelor of Technology degrees in Environmental Health as well as Water Resource Engineering in conjunction with NUST.