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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts a Social Cohesion International Seminar event

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts a Social Cohesion International Seminar event

The University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences recently hosted a Social Cohesion International Seminar at KwaDlangezwa Campus. The focus for this seminar was discussing Social Cohesion in Women, Social Capital, and Social Cohesion: The Case of Kudumbasree and Factors Determining Social Cohesion in Kerala. Two senior professors from India, were the […]

UNIZULU HOSTS THE INAUGURAL CONFERENCE ON ‘NODE FOR AFRICAN THOUGHT’

UNIZULU HOSTS THE INAUGURAL CONFERENCE ON ‘NODE FOR AFRICAN THOUGHT’

The ground-breaking international conference themed “Advancing African thought” that is being hosted by the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) started on a high note on the 17th – 19th November 2022 at the Bon Hotel, Waterfront in Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal.  The remarkable event was cemented  by the presence of the  Minister of Higher Education, Science & […]

CHAIRPERSON OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL, MS MASITE TOP ACHIEVEMENT AT STANDARD BANK TOPCO AWARDS

CHAIRPERSON OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL, MS MASITE TOP ACHIEVEMENT AT STANDARD BANK TOPCO AWARDS

We are delighted and proud to announce that our Ms. Sedie Jane Masite, Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee of Council. Ms Masite was awarded the 2nd Runner up in the Category: Professional and Services Support by Standard Bank Top women for her Contribution to Gender Empowerment and Transformation journey in South Africa. The […]

OPINION PIECE BY DR A AKPOME: How far should we go with online modes of delivering education in Africa?

OPINION PIECE BY DR A AKPOME: How far should we go with online modes of delivering education in Africa?

Not surprisingly, deliberations at a recently concluded teaching and learning conference featured many papers that explored the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education across the world, with a particular focus on higher education. As university lecturers and teachers ourselves and as people who not only conduct research into teaching and learning but also teach […]

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 […]

UNIZULU Student Taking His Life in Strides

UNIZULU Student Taking His Life in Strides

Comrades Marathon made a comeback following a two-year break due to Covid-19. Elijah Mushka Mantshi, a 39-year-old University of Zululand Master of Science(MSC)  student  in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, joined the 13 213 runners that took part in the 2022 Comrades Marathon. He ran the Comrades and finished  in a time of eight […]

UNIZULU strengthens ties with KZN-EDTEA

UNIZULU strengthens ties with KZN-EDTEA

The Department of Agriculture at the university of Zululand hosted  a Site Visit  with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (KZN-EDTEA)  on the  progress update for a UNIZULU Technology Transfer Fund Project. This project is led by   Prof G.E. Zharare a lecturer and a Plant scientist. The other members involved in the […]

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS CONFERENCE TO BE HOSTED BY UNIZULU IN 2023

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS CONFERENCE TO BE HOSTED BY UNIZULU IN 2023

The meeting took place at the University of Zululand on Friday 04 November 2022 as the University of Zululand is geared to host the South African Institute of Physics conference in 2022. This is part of positioning the University as the Node for African Thought and a revitalized engagement space of knowledge exchange and dissemination. […]

UNIZULU Hosts the 13th Annual HSS Conference

UNIZULU Hosts the 13th Annual HSS Conference

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zululand is gearing up for its 13th Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference. The 13th Annual Virtual Humanities and Social Sciences Conference intends to create a platform for the rigorous festival of scholarly ideas, discussions, and analysis on Africanising the curriculum, what it is, […]

UNIZULU YOUNG ACADEMIC HONOURED BY SAYAS

UNIZULU YOUNG ACADEMIC HONOURED BY SAYAS

An  academic staff  member from the Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law, Doctor  Bongumusa Makhoba has been  named amongst South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS). SAYAS aims to contribute towards solutions to national and global challenges facing society and seeks to elect the country’s leading emerging researchers in basic and applied science, engineering, social […]