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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 […]

UNIZULU STAFF MEMBER EXCELLED IN POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

UNIZULU STAFF MEMBER EXCELLED IN POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

Cytochrome P450 enzymes play a key role in producing secondary metabolites or natural compounds. Secondary metabolites are widely used in human and veterinary medicine, agriculture, and manufacturing. Many bacterial species are known to produce secondary metabolites. However, the role of P450 enzymes in the production of secondary metabolites by Salinispora species has not been revealed. […]

SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS AT UNIZULU

SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS AT UNIZULU

The Deputy Minister of Health; Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, MEC of KwaZulu-Natal Health; Ms Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu on (Tuesday, 22 February), visited University of Zululand as part of countrywide Sexual Reproductive Health awareness month activities. This is part of road show campaign to assess provision and access of health services in higher learning institutions. Moreover, to consult […]

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 […]

UNIZULU Rewards Researchers’ Excellence

UNIZULU Rewards Researchers’ Excellence

On Tuesday, 30 November 2021, The researchers at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) will be lauded for their dedication in growing the institution’s research output during the highly-anticipated 2021 Research Awards gala dinner. The awards ceremonies, organised by the Research and Innovation Office, take place annually as a way of honouring the research strides taken […]

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2021

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2021

3 November – 3 December South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also celebrated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day. Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, […]

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