July 2020

Month: July 2020

Minister of DHET resounding visit success

Minister of DHET resounding visit success

HIGHER Education Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has applauded the University of Zululand’s (Unizulu) progressive efforts  to salvage and successful manoeuvre the 2020  academic year, while ensuring all Covid-19 health and safety protocols are followed at KwaDlangezwa and Richards Bay Campuses. Dr Nzimande was speaking during an oversight visit to the KwaDlangezwa campus last week, to […]

Reconceptualising the African University

Reconceptualising the African University

RECONCEPTUALISING THE AFRICAN UNIVERSITY PUBLIC LECTURE ADDRESSES A DEPRESSING STATE OF HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IN SOUTH AFRICA “The most important weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed”-Steve Biko The lecture titled reconceptualising the African university: identifying the features of the problem was presented by the world renowned and respected […]

UNGQONGQOSHE UZISHAYELA IHLOMBE IZINHLELO ZENYUVESI ZOKULWISANA NOBHUBHANE LWE COVID-19

UNGQONGQOSHE UZISHAYELA IHLOMBE IZINHLELO ZENYUVESI ZOKULWISANA NOBHUBHANE LWE COVID-19

UNGQONGQ0SHE weMfundo ePhakeme, nezoBuchwepheshe nokuQeqesha, uDkt Blade Nzimande, ufike ngenhlokomo eNyuvesi yaseZUluland lapho emukelwe khona ngentokozo abaphathi benyuvesi. UNgqongqoshe uNzimande uqala waphiwa incwadi uSolwazi Mtose ongumphathi weNyuvesi, lencwadi ishicilelwe izincithabuchopho zakulenyuvesi igama layo lithi “A UNIZULU Conversation”Reconceptualising the African University. UNgqongqoshe uncome izinhlelo ezenziwe i University of Zululand ukulungiselela ukuvula. UNzimande ubeyohlola inyuvesi izolo emuva […]

COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTITUTIONAL AUDIT CLOSURE

COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTITUTIONAL AUDIT CLOSURE

TO:      UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY  For almost a decade the University has had to navigate through a storm of allegations targeting its governance and management. The allegations range from maladministration, unfair staff dismissals, illegal purchase of executive houses, a dysfunctional Council, and acts of criminality. These spurious allegations prompted an Independent Assessment and subsequent Administration in 2011, […]

Media Invite- DHET Minister to visit UNIZULU

Media Invite- DHET Minister to visit UNIZULU

MEDIA ADVISORY TO: All media ATTENTION: News Editors/ Reports For Immediate use: MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION, DR BLADE NZIMANDE, TO MONITOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND   The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will lead a delegations comprising of […]

Outstanding Honours Research Award

Outstanding Honours Research Award

Lubanzi Dlamini, a University of Zululand (UNIZULU) honours student is walking tall after recently receiving the Outstanding Honours Research award from the Society of South African Geographers (SSAG). This is a new award and It is the first time that it has been awarded by the Society. Dlamini is thus one of the first two […]

UNIZULU Academic Selected as Visiting Professor at Poland University

UNIZULU Academic Selected as Visiting Professor at Poland University

Professor Khajamohiddin Syed, one of the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) eminent academics, has recently been selected to be a visiting professor at the University of Warsaw, Poland for a period of one month. His selection was made as part of the Visiting Professor Programme (VPP) at the University of Warsaw Biological and Chemical Research Centre […]

UPDATE: SAVING LIVES AND SAVING THE ACADEMIC YEAR

UPDATE: SAVING LIVES AND SAVING THE ACADEMIC YEAR

In previous communiques, the University had indicated that it was preparing itself for the return to campus of students as allowed under the Level 3 Lockdown government regulations. This process has already started with the return of final year students in Nursing Science. The University wishes to reiterate that, while it is committed to the […]

APPOINTMENT: SCM DIRECTOR

APPOINTMENT: SCM DIRECTOR

The university of Zululand is pleased to announce its appointment of a Supply Chain Management Director, Mr ME Ngcobo. Ngcobo reports directly to the Executive Director: Finance. His role entails aligning Supply Chain Strategies to the University’s Vision and Mission aspirations as well as develop and implement World-Class Supply Chain Strategies for the UNIZULU business […]

UNIZULU welcomes new ED: Richards Bay Campus

UNIZULU welcomes new ED: Richards Bay Campus

The University has recently been joined by seasoned scientist and quality assurance expert Dr Makhapa Makhafola, who assumed the Executive Director: Richards Bay Campus position. His role involves providing strong leadership to the entire campus team to ensure that the campus provides a high quality learning experience for students, providing exceptional service to other critical […]

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