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UNIZULU Honouring Excellence in Teaching & Learning

UNIZULU Honouring Excellence in Teaching & Learning

After what has been yet another challenging year, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is thrilled to once again reward some of its academics who have displayed excellence in the teaching and learning space throughout the year. The staff members will be honoured during the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards this evening at Umfolozi […]

UNIZULU Rewards Researchers’ Excellence

UNIZULU Rewards Researchers’ Excellence

On Tuesday, 30 November 2021, The researchers at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) will be lauded for their dedication in growing the institution’s research output during the highly-anticipated 2021 Research Awards gala dinner. The awards ceremonies, organised by the Research and Innovation Office, take place annually as a way of honouring the research strides taken […]

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2021

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2021

3 November – 3 December South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also celebrated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day. Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, […]

UNIZULU Student Services Department SSD – Guidance & Counselling Section makes advancement in time of intensified apprehension

UNIZULU Student Services Department SSD – Guidance & Counselling Section makes advancement in time of intensified apprehension

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Student Services Department (SSD) in the Guidance & Counselling Section   is committed to   doing  its best   to raise the level of mental healthcare and awareness amongst  the University community. The month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the public about […]

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – 16 September

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – 16 September

Stratospheric ozone (O3) that is found at an altitude between approximately 13 and 48 km above the Earth’s surface, forms a layer (ozone layer) that serves as a “sunscreen” for the world by shielding the Earth’s surface from harmful ultraviolet radiation UV-B. UV-B is a portion of the radiation from the sun that is linked […]

UNIZULU Refining Service-learning

UNIZULU Refining Service-learning

The Community Engagement Office at the University of Zululand(UNIZULU) hosted its second webinar. The aim of this webinar was to explore modalities to institutionalise service-learning (S-L) as a pedagogical tool which holds a potential to enhance university-community relationships while unlocking students’ development as responsible citizens. The third strategic goal of the University’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021 […]

HEART AWARENESS MONTH: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME AND YOU?

HEART AWARENESS MONTH: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ME AND YOU?

Dr NSB LINDA Department of Nursing Introduction Acknowledging the World Heart Day on the 29th of September is a countenance of continued contribution on preventive and supportive measures about Heart and Stroke by the World Heart Federation (WHF) of which South Africa is a member. Consequently, this international partnership provides us with a valuable opportunity […]

UNIZULU Takes 3rd Place in CSIR Datathon Challenge

UNIZULU Takes 3rd Place in CSIR Datathon Challenge

Students from the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Computer Science Department are in celebratory mode after being placed third in the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) Student Datathon Challenge. The DIRISA student datathon is a competition that aims to showcase how open research data can be used to develop creative and innovative solutions […]

Economists Talk BEE During Webinar

Economists Talk BEE During Webinar

The recent African Thought Forum Series webinar saw a robust discussion taking place on the pros and cons of black economic empowerment (BEE). From the discourse, it was evident that although BEE was developed with the best intentions, its policies still require revisiting and amendment in order to fulfil their purpose. The event was organised […]

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage During ASASWEI Conference The Department of Social Work at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), in collaboration with the Association of Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI), will be hosting the virtual 2021 Biennial Social Work conference from Wednesday to Friday (1 – 3 September 2021). The theme for […]

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