• The 17th annual JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, presented by The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities, opens at UKZN on 26 August and continues...read more
  • Hard work has paid off for Occupational Therapy degree cum laude graduate, Ms Domonique de Klerk...read more
  • UKZN Masters student Ms Kholosa Magudu was recently awarded the prestigious World Wildlife Fund’s Prince Bernhard Scholarship for Nature Conservation...read more
  • If you love the TV medical series, Dr House, you would have enjoyed watching UKZN’s Professor Rajendra Bhimma get to work at...read more
  • Mr Nikhiel Deeplal, a Masters in International Trade Law student at UKZN, presented a paper at the third Hague Peace Conference which focused...read more
  • Top academic achievement is nothing unusual for Law graduate, Mr Musa Kika, who received both the UKZN’s Distinguished Student Award and...read more
  • Masters in Social Sciences student Ms Thomzonke Zungu was elated to learn she was the recipient of the...read more
  • The 60th anniversary of the Freedom Charter and the valuable documents archived at the University were the focus of UKZN’s Special Collections Open Day...read more
  • The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony, a formal dinner event, recognises the recipients of the Top Scholarships awarded by...read more
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Graduation 2015 Highlights

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    Professor Precious Sibanda  Professor Cristina Trois
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    BSc Hons (Zimbabwe), MSc, PhD (Manchester) (BScEng, MScEng), PhD (Italy), PrEng (Italy)  Cert. Ed, BEd, MEd,
    Dip Ed Tech (Zimbabwe),
    PhD (UKZN)
    Appreciating Nature and Some Modern Technologies via Modelling with Fluids  From waste to resource: the long road towards a sustainable future The Future Lies in our Past: Seeking to Leverage African Indigenous Leadership Practices to Re-shape Today’s Education
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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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