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“Cancer Bush” Focus of MSc Research

Mr Maanda Raselabe received an MSc for work focused on the “cancer bush”. Mr Maanda Raselabe – a novice Comrades Marathon runner who completed his first race last year – was awarded a Masters in Science degree for his work on the effects of pruning and fertiliser on the growth, phytochemistry and biological activity of Sutherlandia […]

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Saluting College of Law and Management Doctoral Graduates

The Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Managay Reddi, congratulates the College’s 23 graduates – seven of whom are staff members – who received their doctoral degrees in this year’s Spring Graduation. This brings the total number of doctoral degrees awarded by the College in 2017 to […]

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Improving Lives in Rural Areas at Heart of PhD Research

Dr Ntokozo Makoba celebrating the moment with her family. School of Management, IT and Governance academic Dr Ntokozo Makoba says immersing herself in indigenous values and engaging with the traditional leadership of Umgungundlovu’s rural community for her PhD research was a personally enriching experience. As part of her study titled: Values Underlying Traditional Leadership and […]

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Doctoral Graduate Shares his Love for Education with his Community

Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Studies, Dr Njabulo Khumalo. For Graduate School of Business and Leadership academic and doctoral graduate Dr Njabulo Khumalo contributing to a bursary fund at his church is how he shares the gift of education with his community in Umlazi, Durban. After being appointed Chairperson of the Education Committee of the […]

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Spring Graduation – a First for UKZN

A total of 1 503 graduands – 58% of whom are women – will receive their degrees this week in the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) first ever spring Graduation. The University will host three Graduation ceremonies on 6 and 7 September 2017, at the Westville Campus’ Sports Centre. Most of the graduates completed their studies […]

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JOMBA! Recognised as a Place of Memory on Opening Night

UKZN’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre was packed to capacity for the opening night of the 19th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience presented by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities. JOMBA!, one of the few remaining contemporary dance festivals in South Africa, features performances over two weeks and also offers dancers, dance-makers and […]

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Proposed Collaboration Promises Great Results for Entrepreneurship

Creating opportunities and areas for collaboration between the Department of Small Business Development and the University of KwaZulu-Natal was the aim of a recent roundtable discussion championed by the School of Accounting Economics and Finance (SAEF). The meeting focused on the gaps and strengths of entrepreneurship; the evolvement of small business support in South Africa […]

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Talented UKZN Students Make Idols Top 16

SA Idols Top 16 contestants Ms Minenhle Ntuli (left) and Ms Nomthandazo Xaba. Two talented UKZN Students, Ms Minenhle Ntuli and Ms Nomthandazo Xaba, have made it to the Top 16 on season 13 of South African Idols. The 22-year-old Ntuli is a final year Bachelor of Arts (Legal studies) student while 18-year-old Xaba is […]

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UKZN Awards Academic and Sports Achievements

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has awarded prestigious scholarships and bursaries worth a combined total of more than R156 million to 5294 top achieving students at the University during the University’s Annual Scholarships Awards Ceremony held at Westville campus’s Main Hall on 23 August. The awards are in recognition of outstanding academic excellence and achievement […]

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Mogoeng Appointed Chancellor at UKZN

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as the new Chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Chief Justice Mogoeng was appointed by Council at its meeting held on 7 August 2017 and will serve as Chancellor for a four-year term of office. Chief Justice Mogoeng is the fourth Chief Justice […]

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