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Welcome to the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) - a leading institution of higher learning on the African continent. The University of KwaZulu-Natal is a multi-campus, residential, teaching and research-led university located in the picturesque province of KwaZulu-Natal...
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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.
author, John Van De Ruit, graduated from UKZN.
UKZN is the third most productive university in South Africa in terms of research output
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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