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    Professor Paramu Mafongoya Professor Precious Sibanda Professor Vitallis
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    Dip Ed Tech (Zimbabwe),
    PhD (UKZN)
    Food and Nutrition Security In sub-Saharan Africa: A Sense of Arrival or Departure?  Appreciating Nature and Some Modern Technologies via Modelling with Fluids 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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