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UKZN Extended Learning (UEL) will host two webinars to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) between 15 and 21 April, and World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) on 21 April. The former is dedicated to celebrating all forms of creativity, while the latter was designated a day of observance by the United Nations in […]

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UKZN alumni Mr David Smith (pianist), and Co-ordinator of the Jazz Centre at the University Ms Thulile Zama (vocalist) have formed a musical duo called N’den. They will launch their new hit debut single Coffee in the Morning on 9 April on all digital platforms. ‘The song represents the simple things that people in love do for each […]

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UKZN Press Books Win 2021 NIHSS Awards

UKZN Press is proud of its authors who were presented with 2021 NIHSS Human and Social Sciences (HSS) awards at a ceremony at Maropeng Cradle of Humankind on 31 March. Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018 edited by Makhosazana Xaba, was joint winner in the category Best Non-Fiction – Edited […]

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The UKZN community has assisted 23 staff members affected by a fire at Umgudulu Road, an informal settlement in Reservoir Hills in Durban. Staff at the Department of Student Residence Affairs (DSRA), and the Campus and Risk Management Services divisions lost all their possessions after the devastating fire ravaged their community in August this year. […]

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The Human Resources Division at UKZN organised a five-part teaching and learning workshop series for academic staff. Hosted virtually, the workshop was held in November, providing staff with the tools and skills needed to actively engage with students during online lectures. Director of Human Resources Development Mrs Busisiwe Ramabodu says the online teaching and learning […]

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Professor Salim Abdool Karim opened the PRIS 2020 online symposium with a talk about the current state of Covid-19 infections in SA and its implications for 2021. South Africa currently has the highest number of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 cases in Africa recording over 700,000 cases and 19,000 deaths by the end of October. Although the South […]

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A-rated National Research Foundation researcher Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies has in two years co-authored two books dealing with distinctly different topics in which he is acknowledged as an expert both in South Africa and internationally. In 2019, he edited and co-authored: Street Law and Public Legal Education: A collection of […]

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UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) is delving into what things will look like in 2021 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic at its annual Postgraduate Research and Innovation Symposium (PRIS), with Director of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and co-chair of the South African COVID-19 […]

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UKZN student Vishekh Ramdaas (24) and his brother, Vikshay (28) have teamed up to produce a song titled Won’t You that is featuring on the East Coast Radio Top 40 countdown. Vishekh  is currently completing his degree in Music and Marketing at the University. The duo, known as Ramdaz, used the COVID-19 pandemic to push […]

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