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Top Engineering FTEN Plans to Continue on Path of Greatness

Top Engineering FTEN Plans to Continue on Path of Greatness

Slungile Ncwane is an 18-year-old top achiever from Sivelile Junior Secondary School in Umkhanya, KwaZulu-Natal. She attained a staggering sum of 40 points in her matric. The go-getter secured herself space to study at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) and she has completed registering for the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degree. According to […]

Trailblazing a Path in the Engineering Space

Trailblazing a Path in the Engineering Space

Sibongakonke Hadebe, a first-year mechanical engineering student at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is one of the top achievers from Buhlebethu High School. Hadebe managed to scoop 38 points. “Growing up in a family where education was just a desire (particularly furthering schooling to obtain a university degree), I never believed I would end up […]

FTEN Sabathile Ntunzela Has Academic Success on Her Agenda

FTEN Sabathile Ntunzela Has Academic Success on Her Agenda

Sabathile Anele Ntunzela is among the youngest first-time entering students (FTENs) at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). The 17-year-old from Lamontville in Durban earned herself an offer to study towards a Bachelor of Arts in History and IsiZulu. Unlike most of her peers, Ntunzela started grade one at the age of five. She progressed naturally […]

UNIZULU Vice-Chancellor Welcomes First Batch of 2023 FTENs

UNIZULU Vice-Chancellor Welcomes First Batch of 2023 FTENs

The 2023 registration week for first-time entering students (FTENS) at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) commenced today (Monday, 30 January) and is scheduled to conclude on Friday, 3 February 2023. This year’s online registration experience promises to be swift and hassle-free with just 14 easy steps. This period will sure be a defining moment for […]

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 […]

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, […]