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UKZN Sits Pretty in Yet Another International University Ranking

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has done it again; making the cut in yet another prestigious university international ranking list. In the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Rankings 2019, the University of KwaZulu-Natal made it into the list of 100 best universities in emerging economies; securing 49th place. UKZN was bested by UCT which came in […]

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Registration Continuing Smoothly at UKZN

The process of registrations – which is continuing smoothly on all UKZN campuses -has begun as the University gears up for the start of lectures. Student Academic Administration Director, Mr Bruce Banda, said even though there were system challenges in the beginning of registrations, it is now continuing without hassles as first year and returning […]

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No Rest for UKZN Athletics Club as it Kicks Off 2019 Comrades Preparations

Fresh into 2019 and the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Athletics Club is set to be the first athletics club in the country to kick off preparations for the 2019 Comrades Marathon through its Comrades Marathon Tester aimed at preparing Comrades Marathon runners both mentally and physically. Held in partnership with Phantane Athletics Club and divided into […]

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UKZN Hosts SAFSAS Summit

In an effort to strengthen collaboration and identify best practices in student affairs and services in Higher Education Institutions, University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Student Support Services in the College of Health Sciences, led by Dr Saloschini Pillay, hosted and co-ordinated this year’s Southern African Federation for Student Affairs and Services (SAFSAS) Summit held at the Coastlands […]

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“Waste to Art” Presents Vision for a Sustainable Future

The University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted a unique cocktail themed fashion show titled “Waste to Art” at the KZNSA Art Gallery in November. Engineers are not normally associated with high fashion, but such was the case as sassy young UKZN Engineering students sashayed down the catwalk. They were dressed in stylish and eco-friendly designs created out […]

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Education Experts from Iowa State Contribute to Professional Development

The Improved Masters in Cultivar Development for Africa (IMCDA) programme in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) recently hosted Dr Judith Levings and Iowa State University’s (ISU) Dr Greg Miller. Levings, a Professional Learning Community (PLC) specialist and Miller, who is from the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies in the School of Education at Iowa State University (ISU) spent […]

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PhD Candidate Attends Pan-African Soil Challenge in Ghana

Mr Misheck Musokwa, a PhD candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, recently attended the Pan-African Soil Challenge (PASCAL) High-Performance Computing (HPC) training programme at the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) in Accra, Ghana. PASCAL, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research with training through the ForschungszentrumJülich and its competence centres, aims to initiate […]

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UKZN Scoops MACE Excellence Awards

The University of KwaZulu-Natal clinched MACE Excellence Marketing Awards at the recent MACE Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) Conference in Cape Town. The MACE Excellence Awards takes place annually, and recognises and celebrates excellence and achievements of specialists and practitioners in marketing, advancement and communication in the Higher-Education sector. UKZN walked away with […]

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Education Student Receives Prominent Awards

Ms Shongani Dladla, a third-year Education student is the proud recipient of the prestigious UKZN Distinguished Leadership Award which rewards and recognises students with outstanding academic achievement together with excellence in community engagement or exceptional university service as reflected in the University’s vision, mission and goals. She was recognised recently for her poetic genius by […]

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UCLA Representatives Visit Bethesda Hospital

Colleagues from the University California – Los Angeles (UCLA) in the United States visited Bethesda Hospital in Ubombo in northern KwaZulu-Natal as part of a growing relationship between the UKZN Family Medicine Department and UCLA. Bethesda Hospital is a centre for the training of family medicine registrars and for the rural block medical students to […]

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