Month: May 2019

UNIZULU to host second IGU conference

UNIZULU to host second IGU conference

The International Geographical Union Commission on African Studies (IGU CAS) will be hosting its second annual conference themed “Africa in the global imaginary: Towards internationally competitive science and research” from 17 to 19 June 2019. The conference, which will be hosted by the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) at the Umfolozi Casino in Empangeni, aims to […]

Top Achiever Acknowledges Support of her Lecturers

Top Achiever Acknowledges Support of her Lecturers

Bongiwe Clementine Gune (23), one of the top graduates in the Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law, attributed her outstanding achievement to the support she received from her lecturers. Gune, who hails from Newcastle, obtained a National Diploma in Logistics Management on Thursday, 16 May 2019 at the King Bhekuzulu Hall. “I am feeling ecstatic […]

Graduate Triumphs Over Poverty

Graduate Triumphs Over Poverty

Friday, 17 May 2019 marked the day Nhlakanipho Mhlonishwa Buthelezi, a University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Bachelor of Nursing Science graduate, saw his life turn around for the better. Buthelezi’s degree was conferred with distinction. Incidentally, the names Nhlakanipho and Mhlonishwa mean brilliance and honourable, respectively. When he graduated, Buthelezi was thus honoured for his brilliance. […]

It Runs in Dr van Biljon’s Family

It Runs in Dr van Biljon’s Family

Dr Anneke van Biljon, a University of Zululand (UNIZULU) lecturer, graduated with a PhD in Human Movement Science on Friday, 17 May 2019 at the institution’s KwaDlangezwa Campus. Her study was an in-depth focus on physical activity and cardio metabolic health for the past ten years. During this time, she produced eight high-impact publications in […]

Brilliant Graduate Only Aims for the Stars

Brilliant Graduate Only Aims for the Stars

When Khayelihle Madlopha walked through the gates of the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) three years ago, he swore to settle for nothing less than academic excellence. ​His name would be counted among those of UNIZULU alumni who have flown the university flag very high. Achieving his goal was never going to come easily though; it […]

Zulu to Create World of Normative Standards

Zulu to Create World of Normative Standards

Driven by her desire to live in a world where equality and the respect for human dignity were the status quo, Nontobeko Zulu, enrolled for a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) in 2015. “My inspiration to study law has always been my passion for an unbiased and equitable society. I have always […]

Prince Vukani Ntombela: Leading by Example

Prince Vukani Ntombela: Leading by Example

The popular saying that alludes to everything happening for a reason is a present-day reality for Vukani Nqobani Ntombela, a 32-year-old University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Bachelor of Laws graduate who received his degree on Thursday, 16 May at the KwaDlangezwa Campus. In his childhood, Ntombela, whose full title is His Royal Highness Prince Vukani Ntombela, […]

Age No Hindrance for Public Administration Graduate

Age No Hindrance for Public Administration Graduate

One could say that when Albert Einstein indicated that “intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death”, he had 43-year-old Ntokozo Bhengu in mind. Bhengu was conferred with an Honours degree in Public Administration at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), KwaDlangezwa Campus on Thursday, 16 May 2019. In 1995, shortly after matriculating, […]

Alungile Langeni: Destined for Greatness

Alungile Langeni: Destined for Greatness

A university’s greatest achievement is producing high-calibre graduates who, apart from possessing traits of leadership, empathy and compassion, will make significant contributions to the development of the country. Alungile Dalubuhle Langeni, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Sociology at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, is an example […]

The “Smiling Assassin” Makes it Against All Odds

The “Smiling Assassin” Makes it Against All Odds

With KwaZulu-Natal known as the biggest tourist attraction in South Africa, Julius “Smiling Assassin” Mathe did not find it difficult choosing a career path to follow when he completed his matric on the outskirts of Jozini in Umkhanyakude District Municipality. He enrolled for a Bachelor of Tourism Studies at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). Three […]

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