2022

Year: 2022

UMOBA Arts Festival displaying talents

UMOBA Arts Festival displaying talents

With all hands-on deck, the first annual UMOBA arts festival kicked off on Thursday the 8th of December. The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Creative Arts Department hosted its unique and unprecedented three-days umoba festival. This pre-eminent festival offered three venues, Empangeni Civic Centre, Empangeni Museum and Zikhulise Arts Centre from Thursday until Saturday 10 December. […]

UNIZULU’s Prof Revaprasadu Counted Among World’s Top 2% Researchers

UNIZULU’s Prof Revaprasadu Counted Among World’s Top 2% Researchers

Professor Neerish Revaprasadu, an acclaimed productive nanomaterials researcher and senior professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), is now among the world’s top 2% researchers, according to Stanford University’s newly released World’s Top 2% Scientists list. Regarded the pinnacle for scientists globally, the Stanford University list considers the most prolific […]

UNIZULU Thanks Long-serving Staff for its Loyalty

UNIZULU Thanks Long-serving Staff for its Loyalty

“Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” These words by the late Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club, encapsulate the essence of the 2022 Long Service Awards which took place at […]

Umoba Arts Festival set for the weekend

Umoba Arts Festival set for the weekend

THE intimacy of art will be on display when various artists come together to exhibit their crafts at the first Umoba Arts Festival this month. The first of its kind, the event is spearheaded by the University Of Zululand Department of Creative Arts and supported bythe City of uMhlathuze and other stakeholders. The three-day festival […]

UNIZULU HOSTS MADOC week

UNIZULU HOSTS MADOC week

The Faculty of Education at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is hosting its biannual Master’s and Doctorates week (MADOC). Unpacking how the programme started, Deputy Dean: Research and Innovation Professor Bongani Gamede said, “The programme started in the year 2017 as a departmental programme where members of the department capacitate one another. The faculty adopted […]

OPINION PIECE: Cyber Security

OPINION PIECE: Cyber Security

Cybersecurity is the method and set of tools used to defend electronic systems, communication systems, software platforms, and sensitive information against online threats. The word “cyber-attacks” is generic and refers to many different things, but some of the most well-known ones are: Altering the systems and data contained Resource exploitation Confidential material being accessed and […]

UNIZULU Plays Part in Assisting Postgraduate Students on Their Academic Journey

UNIZULU Plays Part in Assisting Postgraduate Students on Their Academic Journey

Postgraduate students at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently attended a special imbizo at Umfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort in Empangeni, where they were empowered with relevant information aimed at assisting them to walk their postgraduate journey with little to no hindrances. The imbizo was organised by the Research and Innovation Office considering the concerns […]

UNIZULU Research Discovery of Vegetable Oil in Indigenous Plants Attracts Interest from KZN EDTEA

UNIZULU Research Discovery of Vegetable Oil in Indigenous Plants Attracts Interest from KZN EDTEA

The Department of Agriculture at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently hosted a site visit with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (KZN EDTEA) to assess the progress of the UNIZULU Technology Transfer Fund Project. The project is led by Professor Godfrey Elijah Zharare, a lecturer and a plant scientist at […]

UNIZULU Alumnus Recognised for Exemplary Leadership

UNIZULU Alumnus Recognised for Exemplary Leadership

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is celebrating with its alumnus and convocation member Sizwe Desmond Zwane, who was lauded for his stupendous leadership at Empangeni High School during the recent 22nd National Teaching Awards (NTA). The NTAs are held annually by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to acknowledge teachers who perform at their peak, […]

Academic Staff recognized as Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award recipients

Academic Staff recognized as Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award recipients

Under the umbrella of celebrating excellence, the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Vice Chancellor and Principal Professor Xoliswa Mtose acknowledged and recognize the academic staff who excelled in the categories of research, teaching, and Community engagement. Outstanding achievement signifies the preservation of unmatched accomplishment in the core business of the University, namely: research, teaching, and learning. […]