Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

Category: Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

Wonder Mondlane and Thabiso Cyril Mthethwa dedicated Maths teachers

Wonder Mondlane and Thabiso Cyril Mthethwa dedicated Maths teachers

These are two of our young graduates who are carving a name for themselves and UNIZULU as Maths teachers. Both Wonder and Thabiso graduated with Bachelor of Education in 2020 and they were employed at Nkandla High in Nkandla and Thambolini High in Esikhalini as Maths teachers, respectively. In a noticeably brief time at their […]

UNIZULU honors students excelled in Postgraduate Studies

UNIZULU honors students excelled in Postgraduate Studies

Students from the faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering Department in the  Biochemistry and Microbiology Siphesihle Msweli,  Andiswa Chonco and  Lihle Msweli, from the, Faculty of Science, made the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) proud by publishing their honors project work in an accredited international journal, International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS), with an impact factor […]

Exceptional Accomplishment for Msweli

Exceptional Accomplishment for Msweli

Lihle Msweli, a young, dedicated and goal-orientated student originally from Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal is the top achiever in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. Msweli was studying towards his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Microbiology, a degree he strategically chose to be able to advance to a degree in medicine. With devotion, the young […]

Botany Student Recognised for Excellent Oral Presentation

Botany Student Recognised for Excellent Oral Presentation

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is celebrating with Xolisile Sibiya, a master’s Botany student, who scooped second position for an oral presentation in the Agricultural Research Council ARC-Tropical and Subtropical Crops (ARC-TSC) Research Open Day. ARC is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and fosters innovation in support of […]

Dr Dumisani Mncube

Dr Dumisani Mncube

Dr Dumisani Mncube was born in 1974 in Nqutu in an area know as Mvunyane. On matriculating he enrolled at UNIZULU and in 1999 obtained a BSc degree, majoring in Maths and Science. In the year2000 he obtained an Honours degree. Not easily satisfied with his qualifications, Dr Mncube continued to study and among his […]

Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni

Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni

From Hlabisa to UNIZULU by bus The story of Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni a UNIZULU alumnus is truly amazing and certainly inspiring. Nonhlanhla was born in Hlabisa, a town in the in the district of uMkhanyakude. She completed her matric education in one of the local schools and headed to UNIZULU to further her education albeit, […]

Professor Mathews Mthembu

Professor Mathews Mthembu

He was born and raised in rural Manguzi, KwaMhlabuyalingana, near the borders of Mozambique. Coming from an underprivileged background such as his may be a scapegoat for many who lack the zeal to follow their dreams. Luckily, this was not the case for Prof Mthembu (41). He endured numerous hurdles which could have easily wiped […]

Puleng Nontobeko Biyela

Puleng Nontobeko Biyela

Date & Place of birth    :              The 7th of January 1986 at Empangeni. I grew up at eNseleni Study History                  :              In 2003, Biyela  obtained her  senior certificate with merit at John Ross College. In 2007, she completed her 4 year BSc Industrial degree at UNIZULU. Her highest qualification is a PhD in Physics […]

Thami Mathe

Thami Mathe

Date &  Place of birth     : 21 May 1969 at Benedictine Hospital in Nongoma Study History                  : Mathe started his  lower primary education at Hlabisa Lower Primary School in 1976 where he got promoted from Sub B to Standard One in one year when he displayed exceptional performance. In 1979, he went on to […]

Dr Pragasen Mudali

Dr Pragasen Mudali

Date and place of birth: 08 June 1984, Tongaat Study history:    PhD Computer Science (UNIZULU), awarded in 2017 MSc Computer Science (UNIZULU), awarded in 2008 BSc Hons Computer Science (UNIZULU), awarded in 2006 BSc Data Communications Technology (UNIZULU), awarded in 2005 Publications:                    Available at https://scholar.google.co.za/citations?user=by8FVgIAAAAJ&hl=en Occupation history:        Acting Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning, […]

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