The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is located in the picturesque province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is a teaching and research-led university with a proud and rich heritage of academic excellence. In 2010 our province celebrated 100 years of Higher Education – a centenary of scholarship, innovation and community engagement. This vast wealth of knowledge production lies at the heart of the university’s success as one of the top institutions on the African continent and one of only three South African Universities listed amongst the top 500 Universities in the world according to the Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU).
At UKZN we are passionate about teaching and learning. Our motto: Every Student Matters, transcends the social, cultural and academic discourse across disciplines. The University encourages and embraces diversity in all facets of student experience. UKZN is a residential university structured on a College model. Four Colleges comprising of two disciplines each offer a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across five campuses: Edgewood, Howard College, Medical School, Pietermaritzburg and Westville.
The UKZN offers innovative curricula for accredited professional degrees through dynamic teaching and learning. Research activities are conducted in state-of-the art laboratories and span the natural, biomedical, humanities and social sciences. In addition, the UKZN offers the opportunity to take part in extensive sporting and cultural activities.
The University promotes access to learning that will increase educational and employment opportunities for the historically disadvantaged. It supports transformation and redress and aims to provide an enabling environment for all its students to ensure individual intellectual development, an awareness of social responsibility and sound ethical practice in our diverse society.
The university’s international partnerships in 44 countries provide an opportunity for direct interface and global academic exchange that enhances scholarship and the student experience.
Join UKZN and embrace the many and diverse opportunities that will equip you to realize your potential and make a difference as a future leader.
Unyaka ka 2010 ungunyaka Inyuvesi yakwaZulu-Natali (UKZN) eqeda ngawo iminyaka eyikhulu (100) kwimfundo ephakeme esifundazweni sakwaZulu-Natal. Kulesi sikhathi Inyuvesi ibizikhandla ngeimfundaze, ukuletha ushintsho kanye nokuzibandakanya nemiphakathi ngokungaphezi.
I-UKZN iyazigqaja ngokuba yinyuvesi eholwa ezocwaningo kwezemfundo, lokhu kwendlalewa yizikhungo eziyisihlanu zemfundo (iWestville, Edgewood, Howard College, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine kanye nePietermaritzburg) nezindawo ezihlala abafundi.
I-UKZN ingeyodwa kwamathathu amanyuvesi eNingizimu Africa nase-Africa akhethwe njengalawo ahamba phambili emhlabeni jikelele kuma-Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU).
Isiqubulo sethu sithi: Wonke umfundi ubalulekile! Inyuvesi yengamela izinhlanga namasiko ahlukahlukene okubonakala ngabo abafundi abatapa ulwazi kuyo yonke imikhakha equkethwe yilesi sikhungo esikhulukazi. Yilokhu okufeza impokophelelo yokuba isikhungo sethu sibe yiNyuvesi evelele e-Africa.
Amazinga emfundo emikhakheni eyahlukahlukene asekelwa ubuchule bothisha abazimisele, uhlahlo lwemfundo kanye nemishini yocwaningo yesimanjemanje.
I Nyuvesi ivulela amathuba kubantu ukuba bathole ulwazi namathuba emisebenzi kulabo abebevaleleke amathuba phambilini.
Ubudlelwane namanyuvesi angu 44 emazweni angaphandle kusivulela amathuba emifundazwe eyahlukene, kanti amathuba avelela abafundi andisa nokushintshisana ngolwazi olwakhayo. Woza e-UKZN usebenzise lawa mathuba esinawo, ubone ithalente lakho kuze uthole namathuba azokwenza umehluko empilweni yakho njengomholi wakusasa. Sikufisela iwela!