August 2019

Month: August 2019

UNIZULU Academics Scoop Researcher of the year award

UNIZULU Academics Scoop Researcher of the year award

Two of the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) renowned scientists walked away each receiving an award entitled Researcher of the year. The ceremony was recently held in India Trichy. Prof Tshwafo Motaung and Dr Linda Linganiso were the recipients of these awards. Both academics are from the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science and […]

Celebrating women’s strides all way long

Celebrating women’s strides all way long

OPINION PIECE: WRITTEN BY GCINA NHLEKO I can’t help but feel enabled and privileged to be working for a rural based university that champion’s women’s issues through written literature and through demonstrable platforms. The story of 1955 evokes a mixture of emotions about the suffragists who paved the path not only for women but for […]

 Entrepreneurship week provided students with alternatives

 Entrepreneurship week provided students with alternatives

The Department of Business Management at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU)  recently held a campaign for entrepreneurship development , which is aimed at supporting all students considering entrepreneurship as a potential career. The Student Entrepreneurship Week took place from  August 20 to  22 , where students were assisted with tips and strategies from experts, mentors […]

Women urged to put their interests first

Women urged to put their interests first

In celebration of women’s month, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently held the annual prestigious women’s day event to commemorate the 1956 women’s march but to also celebrate the progress that women have made since. The event used the International women’s day theme, “Balance for Better”, which aims to motivate people from across the globe […]

Electronic SRC Voting System Suspended

Electronic SRC Voting System Suspended

University Management is committed to giving voice to students. This voice finds expression through the SRC structure. For the SRC to enjoy university-wide legitimacy, the electoral process must be credible. Management has realised that the use of proposed electronic SRC voting system has not been sufficiently canvassed with students. Given this reality, the use of […]

UNIZULU academic in favour of formalist approach in research

UNIZULU academic in favour of formalist approach in research

The University of Zululand recently held an Inaugural Lecture presented by Professor Catherine Addison titled, ‘Confessions of a Formalist: A Defense of Close Reading in an Age of Historicism’, at the Council Chambers, KwaDlangezwa campus. The lecture which is part of a series of inaugural lectures is considered as a significant milestone in the academic […]

Executive appointment – DVC: Institutional Support

Executive appointment – DVC: Institutional Support

The University Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sipho Seepe as the Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support effective from August 2019. Professor Seepe is a full Professor of Mathematics and Science Education. He holds a Masters in Solid State Physics from Wits University and a PhD from the University of North West. […]

Dr Magigaba Gets Stint in American University

Dr Magigaba Gets Stint in American University

On Sunday, 4 August 2019, Dr Makhosazana Magigaba, bid South Africa farewell as she jetted off to North Carolina, America where she is going to undertake a six-month task at the Appalachian State University. Dr Magigaba heads the Department of Business Management. She is going to lecture Social Entrepreneurship and strengthen the ENACTUS team that […]

Academic’s cryptocurrency research named best paper at accountancy conference

Academic’s cryptocurrency research named best paper at accountancy conference

Raphael Jankeeparsad, a senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Auditing at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), is overjoyed after winning the Best Paper award at the Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA) International Conference, held early this month (July) at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. For Jankeeparsad, the award was an unexpected achievement as […]

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