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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, […]

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. […]