What UNIZULU Staff and Students Have to Say About Mandela Day

Today, 18 July 2017, the world celebrated Mandela Day (or Nelson Mandela International Day). The annual international day is held in honour of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the late South African anti-apartheid icon who was an anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, philanthropist and former President (of SA). Mandela Day is not meant as a public holiday, but as more »

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UNIZULU Gives Back to Community in Honour of Mandela’s Legacy

In commemoration of Mandela Day, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) visited the iKhaya likaBaba children’s home, Perkins Estate Felixton, south of Empangeni, a donation consisting of various items was made. The home, which houses 20 children aged between 8 months and 13 years, was founded for abandoned babies but has transitioned to be a children’s more »

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Promoting Health Education and HIV/AIDS Awareness at UNIZULU

In a bid to advance health education as well as awareness about sexually transmitted infections such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis as well as other health and social conditions affecting young people in higher education, the Student Services Department (SSD) at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) hosted the First Things First campaign. Held on Monday, 20 February more »

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In Harmony Making Their Mark

Not so long ago, Bhekani Buthelezi, UNIZULU Choir Conductor, needed a team of singers to help come up with songs for the 21st musical instalment of South African biggest and most loved gospel ensemble, Joyous Celebration. Back then, there was a large number of people who were involved in that process; most who were also more »

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Curbing the Scourge Plagiarism

In a bid to fight the detrimental effects of plagiarism, the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) embarked on the Plagiarism Awareness Week campaign last week which involved both staff and students. Hosted by the University’s Research and Innovation office –  the campaign kicked off on Monday, 5 June 2017, and ended on Friday, 9 June 2017. more »

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Luthuli’s Hard Work Pays Off

For five days a week during her Diploma Studies, Londiwe Peaceworth Luthuli made a conscious decision to dedicate an average seven hours a day, including lectures, towards her studies. She studied alone and as part of a group and created her own study timetable which would make her learning much smoother. This dedication and ownership more »

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An Extra Special Birthday for Top Achiever Nontobeko

Nontobeko Pretty Nkosi’s birthday cake is sure to taste a lot sweet this year after being announced as one of the Top Achievers in her faculty during her graduation which fell on the day of her twenty-first birthday. The Bachelor of Commerce (Management and Economics) student received her Batchelor’s degree this morning during the graduation more »

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Victory for Sthandiwe After Setting Herself High Expectations

Sthandiwe Sikhulile Zulu, 22, achieved an 81% on her LLB degree at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). While this is a massive feat, she was however not satisfied with her performance as she was hoping for an average mark of at least 90%. Zulu, who comes from Dundee, Northern KwaZulu-Natal, graduated with her LLB degree more »

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