• A satellite office has been set up by UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine (SCM) at the Parkhome of Greys Hospital in order to assist undergraduate and postgraduate medical students with...read more
  • UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts will host the 16th annual JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from 27 August to 7 September...read more
  • Law graduate Mr Muhammad Zakaria Suleman has made it onto the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans for 2014 list in the Civil Society category....read more
  • UKZN has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Rwanda....read more
  • More than 100 of the 4 108 University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) scholarship winners for 2014 were honoured at the University’s Annual Awards Ceremony on the Westville campus...read more
  • The Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR), UKZN and the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) hosted the inaugural Winter Field School ...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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