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From Humble Beginnings to Graduating from Harvard!

Mr Musa Kika. He was the first person in his family to attend university and now he is a Harvard Master of Law graduate! – UKZN alumnus Mr Musa Kika continues to set the bar higher! A top academic achiever, Kika received numerous awards and scholarships during studies for his LLB degree which he received summa cum […]

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Call for Applications!

Join UKZN…Let’s inspire you! CLOSING DATE: 30 SEPTEMBER 2017* (*Excludes Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine (MBcHB degree) – CLOSED 30 JUNE 2017) How do you apply to UKZN? All applications for UKZN are processed through the Central Applications Office (CAO). To obtain a CAO form and CAO handbook, you may: Contact the CAO on […]

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38th Durban International Film Festival Celebrates Opening Night

The 38th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within UKZN’s College of Humanities, recently opened at the Durban Playhouse Theatre. It was a glamourous red carpet event under the #FashionMeetsFilm theme which also included the premiere screening of the highly anticipated SERPENT, a South African film by Amanda […]

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Be a Knitwit on Mandela Day!

In commemoration of Nelson Mandela Day, which encourages us to take action and inspire change, the UKZN Community has joined the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day national initiative. The aim is to complete as many blankets as possible to benefit those in need. The UKZN “Good Wool” drive initially took root in August 2016 […]

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UKZN Boasts Youngest Dean in South Africa

Professor Thabo Msibi. At age 34, Professor Thabo Msibi of the College of Humanities is the youngest Dean in South Africa. Msibi was recently appointed the Dean and Head of the School of Education at UKZN. Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana congratulated Msibi saying, ‘His appointment aptly coincides with our Department’s clarion call for the urgent […]

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Korea Electric Power Cooperation Visits UKZN Vibration Research and Testing Centre

The Vibration Research Testing Centre (VRTC) recently hosted an international delegation from the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO): Mr Sang Hee Choi, and Mr Chen Hee Lee, both Senior managers in the department involved with Transmission Lines. The KEPCO delegation comprised four guests, one of whom was an academic from Pukyong National University (PKNU): Mr Chan Jung Ki who is […]

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CLMS Academic Participates in the Erasmus+ Mobility Programme in Poland

Dr Brian Majola (middle) with JU Academic staff, Dr Patrycja Siemiginowska (left) and Dr Krystyna Golonka. School of Management, Information Technology and Governance academic, Dr Brian Kwazi Majola had the opportunity to participate in the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility programme, the first ever student and staff exchange programme born out of the collaboration between UKZN and […]

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Chimbari to Serve on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Project

Professor Moses Chimbari. UKZN College of Health Sciences’ Dean of Research, Professor Moses Chimbari has been appointed as a co-deputy director of the Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) project, a £7million high impact and stakeholder-driven project. The project is led by the University of Edinburgh and involves nine African countries, namely: South Africa, Botswana, […]

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Developing Local Talent and Skills Transfer High on Agenda of International Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival Manager, Ms Chipo Zhou (left), with CCA Director Mr David Wa Maahlamela and Acting CEO of the Durban Film Office, Ms Toni Monty. The 38th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within UKZN’s College of Humanities takes place in Durban from 13 to 23 […]

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Editor’s Pick Highlights South African Quantum Research

Dr Yaseera Ismail in the laboratory. An article on quantum entanglement in the Journal of Optical Society of America B by post-doctoral Fellow at UKZN’s Centre for Quantum Technology, Dr Yaseera Ismail, was selected as the editor’s pick. The editor selects articles of excellent scientific quality representing work taking place in a specific field. The […]

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