Bathokozile Mbhele

Anele’s Mother Helps Propel Her to Academic Success

Anele’s Mother Helps Propel Her to Academic Success

A study at the Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom, found that maternal influence is the leading factor over whether children stayed on at school and went to study at university. The study, co-authored by Professor Ian Walker, found that this link is strongest between mothers and daughters, and these findings could not be more […]

Spha’s Love for Politics Earns Him Master’s Degree with Merit

Spha’s Love for Politics Earns Him Master’s Degree with Merit

Although currently working in the Public Relations field, Sphamandla Gudeme, has always been fascinated by politics; so much so that both his dissertations at Honours and Master’s degree were dedicated towards research in this field. This interest has led to Gumede being awarded his Master’s degree with Merit during the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Arts […]

Top Marks Not Lukhele’s First Rodeo

Top Marks Not Lukhele’s First Rodeo

Khethiwe Lukhele, 23, University of Zululand Batchelor of Science (Biochemistry and Microbiology) graduand, has always performed well in her studies. In matric, she obtained seven distinctions, is currently enrolled for her degree in Medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and today (9 May 2017), was named as a Top Achiever in her Faculty’s (Faculty of […]

Phumlile Beats Tough Financial Circumstances

Phumlile Beats Tough Financial Circumstances

Phumlile Snethemba Nkwanyana, 24, had no money to register for her Batchelor of Education (B. Ed) degree when she came to the University of Zululand to register as a first-year student in 2013 after being accepted to study at the University. All she knew was that she wanted to get an education- and work hard […]

Friendly Academic Rivalry Propels Zamaswazi Shabalala to Become a Top Achiever

Friendly Academic Rivalry Propels Zamaswazi Shabalala to Become a Top Achiever

Three fellow students who performed well academically in her class during her Diploma studies in Sport and Technology irked Zamaswazi Shabalala, 28, but not in the way you might think. Shabalala, who passed matric with distinction, could not understand- and refused to accept- why her three peers, two male and one female, could achieve good […]

Strong Self-discipline Earns Bongekile Top Achiever Award

Strong Self-discipline Earns Bongekile Top Achiever Award

very day without fail after her lectures, Bongekile Gloria Mashaba, 22, Batchelor of Nursing graduand at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), would dedicate time towards studying what she had learned during the day so that she remained on track with her studies. It would be this strong discipline and dedication that would lead her to […]

From Salesman and Cook to Top Achiever

From Salesman and Cook to Top Achiever

After passing matric with flying colours, Mondli Buthelezi, was forced to abandon his dreams of furthering his dreams through further study to a life of working as a salesman and later, as a back griller at one of the country’s popular fast-food outlets. This despite the fact that Buthelezi, who managed to secure 14 distinctions […]

Sizwe Overcomes Tough Life to Graduate with Flying Colours

Sizwe Overcomes Tough Life to Graduate with Flying Colours

Orphaned at one-and-a-half years old to leave a life that was far from easy, Sizwe Mnguni, who will graduate with 25 distinctions from the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is proof that one’s past does not determine their future. Mnguni, who will be honoured as one of the Top Achievers at the UNIZULU Education Faculty, will […]

UNIZULU Graduation by Numbers

UNIZULU Graduation by Numbers

A total of 4338 students will graduate at the University of Zululand during the its May Graduation Ceremonies which kicks off on Monday, 8 May 2017, ending on Friday, 12 May 2017.The graduation ceremonies will be held at the University’s King Bhekuzulu Hall, KwaDlangezwa Campus, KwaDlangezwa.The graduation ceremonies will enjoy an array of distinguished and […]

Open Day 2017

On Tuesday 25th April 2017 The University of Zululand invites you to its  2017 Open Day event where over 2000 pupils are expected to attend and receive assistance in making informed choices about their career choices.This event presents an ideal opportunity for school-going learners to explore the vast range of study options that UNIZULU showcases […]

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