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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, […]

UNIZULU Student Services Department SSD – Guidance & Counselling Section makes advancement in time of intensified apprehension

UNIZULU Student Services Department SSD – Guidance & Counselling Section makes advancement in time of intensified apprehension

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Student Services Department (SSD) in the Guidance & Counselling Section   is committed to   doing  its best   to raise the level of mental healthcare and awareness amongst  the University community. The month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the public about […]

Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni

Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni

From Hlabisa to UNIZULU by bus The story of Dr Nonhlanhla Myeni a UNIZULU alumnus is truly amazing and certainly inspiring. Nonhlanhla was born in Hlabisa, a town in the in the district of uMkhanyakude. She completed her matric education in one of the local schools and headed to UNIZULU to further her education albeit, […]

THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND AND KAGISO TRUST PARTNERSHIP IS SET TO DELIVER ANOTHER RIVETING CONVERSATION THROUGH THE LECTURE SERIES

THE UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND AND KAGISO TRUST PARTNERSHIP IS SET TO DELIVER ANOTHER RIVETING CONVERSATION THROUGH THE LECTURE SERIES

A partnership between Kagiso Trust and the University of Zululand which commenced in 2018 will see the final in the lecture series being conducted on the 19th October 2021 at the University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa Campus. Dr Beyers Naudé is Kagiso Trust’s founding trustee, alongside the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dr Max Coleman, Reverend […]

World Arthritis Day 2021

World Arthritis Day 2021

12 October World Arthritis Day was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) and is celebrated each year on 12 October. People with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) from around the world can join together to make their voices heard on this day. Although 12 October is the official World Arthritis Day, this […]

International Day of the Girl Child 2021

International Day of the Girl Child 2021

11 October Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The International Day of the […]

Teachers are cut from a different cloth

Teachers are cut from a different cloth

Only a few things in my life are certain: people who consume maas (sour milk) with sugar are not to be trusted; family supersedes everything but the almighty; and teachers are underrated superheroes. The last statement could easily be considered biased, especially since it has been written from the perspective of an individual whose paternal […]

OPINION PIECE : Celebrating teachers

OPINION PIECE : Celebrating teachers

On the 5th October every year the world celebrates World Teachers’ Day, a teacher’s role is multifaceted. It goes beyond the classroom education by the way of influencing, inspiring and motivating learners towards achieving success. He/she plays diverse roles to shape on child’s learning achievement and behaviour. The primary role of a teacher is to […]

UNIZULU RESEARCHERS SOLVED THE SIX DECADES OLD MYSTERY OF THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRON TRANSFER PROTEINS

UNIZULU RESEARCHERS SOLVED THE SIX DECADES OLD MYSTERY OF THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRON TRANSFER PROTEINS

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) researcher in collaboration with international researchers from the USA and Europe (Germany and Poland) have now solved the six decades old mystery of the evolution of these electron transfer proteins using ferredoxins as an example. Electron transfer proteins such as iron-sulfur cluster proteins are believed to have evolved early during […]

Connecting through COIL Webinar

Connecting through COIL Webinar

Participants from around the world joined a University of Zululand (UNIZULU)-hosted webinar titled “COLLABORATIVE ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LEARNING” (COIL) In Higher Education. This webinar was hosted by the Department of Nursing Science. The co- presenters for the day were Dr Penny Orton who has been embedding COIL/VE across a university for 5 years and her recent […]

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