• Leadership development in the workplace, women leaders innovating the global space and women equality and the gender gap were some of the issues...read more
  • 2nd year UKZN Medical student, Siyabonga Sibusiso Shongwe, composed a poem in honour of women during ZAZI (Know your strength) that was held at the...read more
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  • Fabric of the Universe, conceived by award-winning choreographer Lexi Meier, was performed recently at the Jack Heath Gallery at the Centre for Visual Art (CVA)....read more
   
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    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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