Month: October 2019

The 10th annual Humanities Social Science (HSS) Conference

The 10th annual Humanities Social Science (HSS) Conference

The 10th Humanities Social Science (HSS) Conference kicked off with a bang with Advocate Busiswe Mkhwebane, the current public protector as one of the prolific guest speakers who addressed the delegates. This three-day conference ran from Wednesday 23 October until 25 October and took place at the Meet Mekaar Resort, eMtubamtuba. Themed, ” Social Justice […]

UNIZULU hosts the informative Seminar on Indigenous Knowledge Systems

UNIZULU hosts the informative Seminar on Indigenous Knowledge Systems

The Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) has been used as the melodic instrument to tune some cords in the society. The IKS refers to local knowledge and information that is unique to a given culture or society. This awareness includes all forms of knowledge technologies, know-how skills, practices and beliefs that enable the community to achieve […]

Unearthing Creative Writing Talent

Unearthing Creative Writing Talent

It was a literary showdown at the UNIZULU Writing Centre last week Thursday (17 October 2019) as students from the KwaDlangezwa Campus sought to out-write one another in a quest to be crowned the best creative writer in the institution. An initiative of the Writing Centre, the Creative Writing Competition was held in part celebration […]

UNIZULU HOSTS MARITIME LECTURE

UNIZULU HOSTS MARITIME LECTURE

UNIZULU’s Department of Accounting and Auditing in partnership with the Moses Kotane Institute recently hosted a Maritime lecture on Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Ocean Economy in KwaDlangezwa campus. The Moses Kotane Institute is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA). Mr Vincent Zulu who is […]

Celebrating UNIZULU Administrative Professionals

Celebrating UNIZULU Administrative Professionals

Chocolates, cards and special messages were the order of the day during UNIZULU’s recent Secretaries Day event which was held at the Vice-Chancellor’s Lounge in the KwaDlangezwa Campus. Secretaries Day, also known as Administrative Professionals Day, is observed in certain countries to acknowledge and honour secretaries and administrators for their invaluable professional support to their […]

BUILDING FRUITFUL RELATIONS WITH LOCAL PRINCIPALS

BUILDING FRUITFUL RELATIONS WITH LOCAL PRINCIPALS

The University of Zululand Rectorate met with Principals of KwaDlangezwa school on Thursday 17th October with an aim of strengthening relations post the students protests in September. The meeting was precedented by violence demonstrations conducted by University students which saw learners being forcefully evacuated from classrooms thus disrupting the teaching and revision schedule for schools. […]

UNIZULU Language Policy at the forefront during COPAL Meeting

UNIZULU Language Policy at the forefront during COPAL Meeting

The University of Zululand hosted a group of delegates from various universities during Community of Practice for the Teaching and Learning of African Languages (CoPAL) in South Africa which was held in Empangeni on Thursday, 17th October. CoPAL Community of Practice for the Teaching and Learning of African languages is the sub-committee of Universities South […]

Dissecting Africanisation of the Curriculum

Dissecting Africanisation of the Curriculum

On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 the Transformation Office at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) held a stimulating symposium where the topical issue of the Africanisation of the curriculum was discussed. Held at the Council Chambers in the KwaDlangezwa Campus, the symposium was aimed at providing a forum for the UNIZULU community to engage in a […]

NO MORE IVORY TOWERS

NO MORE IVORY TOWERS

OPINION PIECE BY : PROFESSOR X MTOSE, VICE-CHANCELLOR & PRINCIPAL It’s time to re imagine South Africa’s universities as true African universities LAST week Universities South Africa USAf , a membership organisation representing South Africa’s universities, held its annual conference. The conference addressed itself to the theme “Re inventing South Africa’s Universities for the Future”. […]

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: RICHARDS BAY CAMPUS

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: RICHARDS BAY CAMPUS

The University Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Mashupye Ratale Kgaphola as the Executive Director: Richards Bay Campus effective 01 October 2019. The University Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Mashupye Ratale Kgaphola as the Executive Director: Richards Bay Campus effective 01 October 2019.  Professor Kgaphola holds a B.Sc (Hons) […]

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