Precious Shamase

Precious Shamase

Dladla Triumphs Over Health Challenges and Makes BSc Cut

Dladla Triumphs Over Health Challenges and Makes BSc Cut

Along with counts of students who sprang to register for various programmes at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), Ntandoyenkosi Sphesonke Dladla from Mtubatuba was one of the first FTENs (first-time entering students) to be officially registered at the university. He enrolled in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering for a Bachelor of Science Agricultural […]

Shinga’s Hard Work Earns Him Offer in Electrical Engineering Programme

Shinga’s Hard Work Earns Him Offer in Electrical Engineering Programme

Andile Shinga, one of the 2022 top matriculants at Bonguzwane Secondary School in rural Mtwalume, KwaZulu-Natal is overjoyed by the news of his stellar performance. He attained an impressive 34 points. Adding to the young overachiever’s excitement is the fact that he qualified and has completed registering for the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering […]

Expert Opinion : Surviving tough Economic times

Expert Opinion : Surviving tough Economic times

It is no longer news that we are faced with several dire situations. The South Africa of today is plagued by several challenges in the economic, political and social space/environment. These among others threaten the stability of the country and to a broader extent our livelihoods. Issues of corruption, unemployment, crimes and load shedding which […]

CHPC Coding Summer School

CHPC Coding Summer School

The department of Physics at the University of Zululand is thrilled to host the National Institute for Theoretical and Computational Science (NITheCS). This summer school is jointly organized by NITheCS and the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) . The coding summer school will take place from  30 January until 10 February . The aim […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

UNIZULU Department of Consumer Sciences Celebrates Students Excellence

UNIZULU Department of Consumer Sciences Celebrates Students Excellence

In line with UNIZULU’s mission which seeks to produce globally competitive graduates relevant to the development needs of the country. The department of Consumer Sciences in the faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering in conjunction with Teaching and Learning Centre celebrated student’s academic excellence. This event was held in celebration of brainpower abilities, professional behaviour, […]

Hands- on Bioinformatics Workshop

Hands- on Bioinformatics Workshop

The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the university of Zululand recently hosted a hands-on bioinformatics Workshop. Bioinformatics involves using computer and software programs to understand the biological process. This field of research is considered a scarce skill in Africa and is one of the priorities for the 4th Industrial Revolution. Bioinformatics focuses on creating […]