• UKZN’s School of Health Sciences held an Oath-Taking and Graduation Ceremony for Physiotherapy Technicians at the...read more
  • A team of students under the wing of UKZN’s Centre for Communication, Media and Society will again report on the Durban International Film Festival...read more
  • The 35th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) opened at the Suncoast CineCentre with the world premiere screening of the highly anticipated action romance movie...read more
  • Eminent Physicist, Academic and Senior Research Associate at UKZN, Emeritus Professor Manfred Hellberg, has been awarded the highest honour of the South African Institute of Physics...read more
  • Professor Betty Mubangizi was a member of a high powered panel which reflected on Mandela’s legacy in a political discussion hosted by the ...read more
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Did you Know?

UKZN’s School of Information Systems and Technology was the first university in South Africa to introduce Podcasting as an educational tool.

The University enjoys a century of academic advancements.

Spud author, John Van De Ruit, graduated from UKZN.

Nationally, UKZN produced a total of 1,424.22 publications units, which was the highest of the 23 publicly funded universities.

South Africa's best-known and most popular television maths and science teacher William Smith obtained a Master’s degree from the former University of Natal

UKZN is one of three African universities rated amongst the top 500 universities of the world according to the Academic Rankings of World Universities(ARWU).

The multimillion-rand KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS (K-RITH), an international centre of scientific research, is located on the University's Medical school campus.

The University offers approximately 2 000 academic programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

UKZN has been home to many successful sportsman over the years, Tommy Bedford a former Springbok Rugby player, Shaun Pollock & Jonty Rhodes South African Cricketers.

Some high profile businessmen studied at UKZN, Sol Kerzner the developer of Lost city & more, Stephen Saad the CEO & founder of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings, Guy Brazier the regional leader of Deloitte & Alan Olivier the CEO of Grindrod Group.

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