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IQHUDE Troupe Takes National Arts Festival Stage

IQHUDE Troupe Takes National Arts Festival Stage

The cast and crew of IQHUDE from the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Department of Creative Arts in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science (FHSS) are excited to represent the institution with their captivating show at the annual National Arts Festival (NAF) in Makhanda (formerly known as Grahamstown), Eastern Cape. One of the major performing […]

State-of-the-art equipment for Chemistry Department

State-of-the-art equipment for Chemistry Department

The Department of Chemistry within the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently acquired and installed new high-quality equipment that will significantly contribute to the research production and skills development in the department. The Monowave 400R Microwave and Cora 5001 Raman Spectrophotometer were purchased from Anton Paar, South Africa. This remarkable system, valued at R1.9 million, was […]

MBALI Conference receives financial boost from Absa

MBALI Conference receives financial boost from Absa

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) has received a R500 000 sponsorship from Absa for the hosting of the upcoming Management, Business, Administration and Legal Initiatives (MBALI) International Conference, scheduled to take place between August 2 and 4, 2022 in Richards Bay. The 2022 MBALI International Conference is themed “Beyond the pandemic: Rejuvenation, Regeneration & Recovery […]

International Albinism Awareness Day – 13 June 2022

International Albinism Awareness Day – 13 June 2022

Albinism is a non-contagious, genetically inherited ailment that results in the lack of melanin in the skin, eyes, and hair. INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM AWARENESS DAY 2022: The International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD), annually observed on June 13, represents the importance and celebration of human rights of people with albinism. The theme for the International Albinism Awareness […]

Dr Sphamandla Gumede in Focus

Dr Sphamandla Gumede in Focus

Picture a convoy of four sleek, high-speed BMW sedans slowly driving into the premises of a university. Inbetween the cars is a posh charcoal convertible. Inside it stands a debonair graduate adorned in an expensive cream suit, proudly carrying his red graduation gown. The resounding hooting of the vehicles, all sporting a uniform number plate […]

Dr Bhekani ‘Mbhexeshi’ Buthelezi Touched by Support

Dr Bhekani ‘Mbhexeshi’ Buthelezi Touched by Support

To this day, music maestro Dr Bhekani ‘Mbhexeshi’ Buthelezi (40), is still euphoric after reaching a milestone in his career – obtaining a PhD in his passion: music. In the same vein, Dr Buthelezi is overwhelmed and humbled by the heart-warming gesture of the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) community on his graduation. “Seeing my family, […]

Local Lad Now an Information Science Graduate

Local Lad Now an Information Science Graduate

“No matter what I dream, I can have it as long as I put my mind and energy on [getting] the prize.” This is what Sihle Cele, Office Administrator: Certification Management at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), believes in. Born and bred in KwaDlangezwa, the local lad recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in […]

Mjadu Advances his Knowledge with Honours Degree

Mjadu Advances his Knowledge with Honours Degree

Love is one of the most powerful emotions which, when expressed, gives those on the receiving end the strength and courage to achieve anything they put their minds to. Phiwayinkosi Mjadu, the coordinator of the Disability Unit within the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Student Services Department, strongly believes in the aforementioned notion, most especially when […]

Simangele Mthethwa Receives Her Richly Deserved Qualification

Simangele Mthethwa Receives Her Richly Deserved Qualification

Raised by her late grandmother because her mother and father were working in Johannesburg and Durban, respectively, Simangele Mthethwa was born in a remote area in Mtubatuba called eNgqopheni Reserve. She says the road to reaching her milestone was not an easy one. “I was raised by my late grandmother, and we stayed together with […]

Hard Work and Determination Earn Dlamini a Master’s Degree

Hard Work and Determination Earn Dlamini a Master’s Degree

“When I set my mind onto something, I make sure that I get it done against all odds.” These are the words of Makhosi Dlamini, a 36-year-old who recently obtained a Master’s in Social Work qualification from the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). Dlamini portrays herself as […]

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