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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 […]

UNIZULU Law Clinic Imparts Legal Knowledge to Mandlakala Community

UNIZULU Law Clinic Imparts Legal Knowledge to Mandlakala Community

University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Law Clinic in collaboration with the Stellenbosch University (SU) Law Clinic, recently hosted a programme which was geared towards raising awareness about constitutional rights. This initiative was part of a national constitutional rights training pilot started by the SU Law Clinic. The project entails providing basic constitutional rights training to rural […]

Loyal Staff Honoured During Awards Ceremony

Loyal Staff Honoured During Awards Ceremony

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) once again paid homage to staff members who have served the institution for several years at the annual Long Service Awards. The event was held on Thursday, 2 December 2021 at the iconic King Bhekuzulu Hall. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 ceremony was postponed. This year’s event was […]

Scholar Discusses Impact of Hypoxia-inducible Factors

Scholar Discusses Impact of Hypoxia-inducible Factors

The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) hosted a virtual talk on Monday, 29 November 2021, which focused on how transcriptional dysregulation of hypoxia-inductible factors leads to cardio-respiratory diseases. The talk was delivered by Professor Vaddi Damodara Reddy from REVA University in India. In a nutshell, it was about how […]

Time for African Scholars to Rise

Time for African Scholars to Rise

There is no better time for African scholars to embrace their identity than now. This ought to be evident in their research, the curriculum structuring process and teaching and learning practices. This was the sentiment during the recent 7th Collaboration Symposium which was hosted by the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) at its KwaDlangezwa Campus. The […]

OPINION PIECE : 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence: Novel approaches for Higher Education

OPINION PIECE : 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence: Novel approaches for Higher Education

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruptions to academic, socio-politico and economic life of South Africa —increasing poverty and food insecurity as well as obliterating gains in employment, accrued over the last decade. Most notably, the COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp focus the endemic scrouge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South African society. Rates […]

UNIZULU Honouring Excellence in Teaching & Learning

UNIZULU Honouring Excellence in Teaching & Learning

After what has been yet another challenging year, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is thrilled to once again reward some of its academics who have displayed excellence in the teaching and learning space throughout the year. The staff members will be honoured during the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards this evening at Umfolozi […]

Studentpreneurs to Represent University in National Entrepreneurship Intervarsity Competition

Studentpreneurs to Represent University in National Entrepreneurship Intervarsity Competition

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is thrilled that its two student entrepreneurs will be competing in the Entrepreneurship Intervarsity final, which will be held in Johannesburg, Gauteng and live on various social media platforms on 18 and 19 November 2021. The Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition aims to identify the top student entrepreneur among South Africa’s 26 […]

Young African universities take the lead

Young African universities take the lead

Having long played the role of collaborators with other, more renowned, institutions, historically disadvantaged South African universities are now challenging the status quo — and emerging as leaders. During a celebration of the International Day of Light, members of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) implored school-age children living at a local shelter to […]

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