Month: August 2020

Graduate to Register Patent for Eco-friendly Brick

Graduate to Register Patent for Eco-friendly Brick

From a child fascinated by science to a worthy contributor to the science industry, University of Zululand PhD graduate Samson Mohomane is set to revolutionise the building sector with his eco-friendly brick, produced using sugarcane bagasse. Considering the current global concerns about the high emission of greenhouse gases in the building sector, for his PhD […]

UNIZULU Academic Honoured with Trailblazer Award

UNIZULU Academic Honoured with Trailblazer Award

Siphelele Khomo, a senior lecturer within the University of Zululand’s Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law, has recently been honoured by African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) for her innovative efforts in the academic space. A non-profit organisation, AWCA was established in 2002 with the aim of identifying potential female African chartered accountants in order to […]

SA’s education sector still not transformed

SA’s education sector still not transformed

Opinion Piece by Prof MR Kgaphola The minister of higher education, science and innovation recently released a report of a Ministerial Task Team (MTT) whose core mandate was to investigate the paucity and marginalisation of South African black academics in our universities. The MTT investigation has laid bare the harsh realities and the systemic barriers […]

Students update :sms statement

Students update :sms statement

13 July 2020 It has come to the attention of Management that an SMS statement was published on the 10th August 2020 calling for students to come to Campus on the 13th August 2020 to sign a document confirming that they shall remain registered students. The statement purports to be an announcement by University Management. […]

Trailblazer in Academia

Trailblazer in Academia

  I am proud of African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA ) for the ongoing Leadership and mentorship role they provide  to Women. I commend AWCA for recognizing the leadership and tenacity of Siphelele Khomo(CA), a change maker who has dedicated her life and career to advancing women in Accountancy. It is under Mrs Khomo persistent […]

Academic to Sit on APRM National Governing Council

Academic to Sit on APRM National Governing Council

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is rejoicing with academic Dr Nokukhanya Jili who has joined the National African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) National Governing Council for a three-year term wherein she will represent academics in South Africa. Her appointment comes after she was nominated by the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) […]

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