OPINION PIECE: World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

OPINION PIECE: World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

“Creating hope Through Action” An estimated 703,000 people a year take their life around the world. For every suicide, there are likely 20 other people making a suicide attempt and many more have serious thoughts of suicide. Millions of people suffer intense grief or are otherwise profoundly impacted by suicidal behaviors. Each suicidal death is a public […]

OPINION PIECE: World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

OPINION PIECE: World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Foetal alcohol syndrome is one of the disorders from the group of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It occurs to the baby who is exposed to alcohol before birth or when a mother consume alcohol while is pregnant. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy leads to known cause of birth defects. This may include risks of miscarriages, low […]

UNIZULU Celebrates the Life of the Late Mr Nhlanhla Cele

UNIZULU Celebrates the Life of the Late Mr Nhlanhla Cele

Thursday, 8 September 2022 was a day of mourning for past and present University of Zululand (UNIZULU) staff, family and friends of the late Nhlanhla Cele as he was honoured during a memorial service. The executive director: institutional support passed away in the evening of Thursday, 1 September following a short illness. Cele was an […]

OPINION PIECE: World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day

OPINION PIECE: World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day

Since 1999, each year at nine (9) minutes past nine (9) on the ninth (9) day of the ninth (9) month, the World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day is commemorated to raise awareness of the need for women to avoid drinking alcohol while they are pregnant. The problem of foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is associated […]

OPINION PIECE: International Literacy Day

OPINION PIECE: International Literacy Day

Literacy can be broadly defined as having adequate competencies in reading and writing to enable one to communicate effectively in a broad array of situations. It is the bedrock upon which lifelong learning is constructed. Whilst traditionally literacy has been construed as a set of reading, writing and numeracy skills, in current societies literacy has […]

The communication and adoption of Indigenous Knowledge and African ethical approaches during the vaccination drive for COVID-19 in South Africa

The communication and adoption of Indigenous Knowledge and African ethical approaches during the vaccination drive for COVID-19 in South Africa

The faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently hosted a Vice Chancellor’s webinar themed: “The communication and adoption of Indigenous Knowledge and African ethical approaches during the vaccination drive for COVID-19 in South Africa”. Dr Toyin Adetiba, the lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies facilitated the […]

UNIZULU Hosts Two-Day World Powerlifting Congress 2022

UNIZULU Hosts Two-Day World Powerlifting Congress 2022

The University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Department of Sport Science hosted the two-day World Powerlifting Congress South African Championships 2022 at the Richards Bay Campus from 26 to 27 August 2022. Powerlifting is a muscle sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts, squats, bench press, and deadlift. It involves the athlete […]

UNIZULU Hosts Virtual Workshop on Science Research and Entrepreneurship

UNIZULU Hosts Virtual Workshop on Science Research and Entrepreneurship

The University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering recently hosted a virtual workshop on science research and entrepreneurship. The event was titled Bio Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Medical and Life Sciences: The future is bright and exciting. The virtual workshop was presented by Professor Michael Wallach, who is a director of […]

Leadership Workshop for Nurse Managers’ Around KwaZulu-Natal

Leadership Workshop for Nurse Managers’ Around KwaZulu-Natal

The Department of Nursing Science at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently hosted a leadership workshop of nurse managers around KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Themed: Resilient Leadership: Learning from Crisis”. The workshop was birthed in 2019, before covid-19. The first workshop was conducted In Pietermaritzburg (PMB) for the Southern side of KZN, this is the second workshop […]

All Rise! In the Halls of Justice the Only Justice is in the Halls of UNIZULU

All Rise! In the Halls of Justice the Only Justice is in the Halls of UNIZULU

The University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) Department of Law in conjunction with the Law Students Council (LSC) held the first Law Firms Visit. The event took place on 25 August 2022 at UNIZULU’s Gcabashe Chapel. It served as a career fair for LLB students as they were armed with essential tools to utilise in the industry. […]

X