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EXPERT OPINION: Our Language; Our Heritage

EXPERT OPINION: Our Language; Our Heritage

The late academic and author Dr Mbulelo Mzamane – who was designated by former President Nelson Mandela as “one of South Africa’s greatest intellectuals” – once asked what soon proved to be a controversial question “What is South African about the South African education system?” This is, but one, of the questions that we – […]

Community Engagement Webinar

Community Engagement Webinar

Community Engagement Webinar – Engaged Scholarship and Scholarship of Engagement, differences and Similarities The Community Engagement office hosted its third virtual webinar on Friday the 18th September. In her welcome address, Professor Mabusela addressing the attendees, she noted that, this will be a nice engagement and discourse where the academics are going to be able […]

UNIZULU hosts Rape and suicide webinar

UNIZULU hosts Rape and suicide webinar

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time to raise awareness on this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. The pastoral care unit at the University of Zululand hosted a webinar on rape and suicide. This webinar took place on Tuesday 21st September. Bishop Makhanya explained that the UNIZULU Vice Chancellor Professor Xoliswa Mtose, at […]

UNIZULU hosts First year Engineering Students Seminar

UNIZULU hosts First year Engineering Students Seminar

The teaching and learning Centre at the university of Zululand organized a seminar for first year students. The Engineering Student Seminar event themed “Training future engineers today” was a comprehensive programme designed to introduce and orientate first-year students to the different industries and unique aspects of life working as engineers. It was aimed also at […]

Community Engagement Office empowering women in Obanjeni community

Community Engagement Office empowering women in Obanjeni community

Inspired by the University of Zululand’s strategic planning which aims to “enhance research and innovations and directly highlights the commitment to enrich community engagement” the Department of Community Engagement and Development Studies visited the Obanjeni community in celebration of women’s month. It was on the 31st of August 2021 when the departments partnered to empower […]

Prolific Academic Fuelled by Love for Research

Prolific Academic Fuelled by Love for Research

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) commends its academic Dr Innocent Moyo for constantly pushing the envelope. In 2021 alone, Dr Moyo has edited five books, published five journal articles and authored two books… and more is yet to come. Dr Moyo is the head of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and lectures and […]

UNIZULU Successfully Hosts ASASWEI Virtual Conference

UNIZULU Successfully Hosts ASASWEI Virtual Conference

The Department of Social Work at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) collaborated with the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI) in hosting robust engagements in an international virtual conference attended by representatives of over forty countries between 1 and 3 September. “The theme of this conference was Pandemics, poverty and inequality: Taking […]

Students Enlightened on their Role in Societal Development

Students Enlightened on their Role in Societal Development

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU), as part of its many strategic undertakings, recently hosted a hybrid webinar under the theme The Role of Students in Societal Development: Drawing inspiration from the past experiences. The keynote speech was delivered by renowned intellectual academic Dr Teboho J. Lebakeng. UNIZULU Dean of Students Dr Teboho Ncokazi was among […]

UNIZULU Takes 3rd Place in CSIR Datathon Challenge

UNIZULU Takes 3rd Place in CSIR Datathon Challenge

Students from the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Computer Science Department are in celebratory mode after being placed third in the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) Student Datathon Challenge. The DIRISA student datathon is a competition that aims to showcase how open research data can be used to develop creative and innovative solutions […]

In Celebration of Tourism Month

In Celebration of Tourism Month

The annual World Tourism Day was designed by the United Nations to advocate for the centrality of the tourism industry and celebrate its contributions towards the fulfilment of the global development goals for sustainable development and fight against poverty. Unfortunately, this industry has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Hence we focus on its […]

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