Month: September 2018

A new dawn for tertiary education in KZN

SAICA celebrates significant progress by KZN universities to deliver quality chartered accountancy education   One of the major reasons people cite for relocating to South Africa’s two major metropolitan provinces – Gauteng and the Western Cape – is their perceived abundance of opportunity. But with two significant changes in the tertiary education landscape of the […]

VC at Forefront of Global Engagements

VC at Forefront of Global Engagements

Professor Xoliswa Mtose, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), has been invited to participate in the Nelson Mandela Centenary Celebration Conference that will be hosted by Haverford College in Philadelphia, United States on 28 and 29 September 2018. Prof Mtose will join distinguished scholars from around the world as a speaker and panel participant. […]

UNIZULU and UKZN Tackle National Health Issues

UNIZULU and UKZN Tackle National Health Issues

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU), together with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), recently conducted an informative workshop for community caregivers from eSikhawini region on how to cater for the dietary requirements of people with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, and other forms of disabilities. The jam-packed training, attended by guests from various health departments, saw UNIZULU […]

Exceptional Teaching Practices Recognised

Exceptional Teaching Practices Recognised

The University of Zululand hosted its second prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on Friday, 14 September 2018, at the Richards Bay Campus. The awards aim to acknowledge the exceptional performance of staff members in teaching, curriculum innovation, community engagements and support services, which are aligned with the University’s vision about social […]

Statement by the University concerning the death of students over the past weekend

It is with deep sadness and dismay that UNIZULU has received news of the passing of 2 students. The first student incident occurred on Saturday 15th September as a result of a car accident in Richards Bay. The second incident happened on Sunday 16th September at the University’s KwaDlangezwa. Campus. It is alleged that the […]

Statement by the University of Zululand concerning the death of students over the past weekend

It is with deep sadness and dismay that UNIZULU has received news of the passing of 2 students. The first student incident occurred on Saturday 15th September as a result of a car accident in Richards Bay. The second incident happened on Sunday 16th September at the University’s KwaDlangezwa. Campus. It is alleged that the […]

Developing the UNIZULU Research Culture

Developing the UNIZULU Research Culture

In an effort to further develop the culture of research within the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), the institution’s Research Office held its annual Research Week event from Monday to Thursday (10 – 13 September 2018). In his opening address, Professor Nhlanhla Mlitwa, Director: Research and Innovation, highlighted that the Research Office exists to support the […]

UNIZULU Cares About Student Entrepreneurship

UNIZULU Cares About Student Entrepreneurship

Today, 12 September 2018, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) began its activities for the national Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW). An initiative that has recently been introduced by the Department of Higher Education and Training, SEW aims to inspire and motivate students to be employment creators rather than seekers. During the event, each student is given […]

Thuthukile Determined to Succeed in Physics Field

Thuthukile Determined to Succeed in Physics Field

The lack of women in science has been hotly discussed and debated over the decades due to low participation of women and particularly young girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). According to the Academy of Science of South Africa, women in Africa only account for 10% of STEM academia. This shocking reality did […]

Recognising Staff Dedication and Loyalty

Recognising Staff Dedication and Loyalty

The University of Zululand; Teaching and Learning Centre will be hosting its Second Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards on Friday, 14 September 2018, in Richards Bay Campus. The awards are for honouring and to recognise excellent academics who serve the university with integrity. These awards were established in 2009 – a collaboration between […]

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