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Getting to know the new: Director Teaching & Learning

Getting to know the new: Director Teaching & Learning

The university of Zululand (UNIZULU) is delighted to announce the appointment of a seasoned academic Professor Mumsi Khuzwayo, who assumed the position of Director: Teaching and learning   on 1 February 2024. Prof Khuzwayo brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the higher education sector. She holds a Doctoral of Education degree from […]

UNIZULU Appoints New Director for Communications and Marketing

UNIZULU Appoints New Director for Communications and Marketing

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Communications and Marketing (CMD) Director, Siyanda Mntambo with effect from 1 February 2024. Mntambo is a seasoned communicator who has been with the University since 2019. Prior to his appointment, the newly appointed Director worked for the Department of Arts, Culture and […]

UNIZULU alumni wins big at the National Teaching Awards

UNIZULU alumni wins big at the National Teaching Awards

University of Zululand (UNIZULU) alumni, Zakhele Xulu a newly appointed principal at Nkwambazi Primary School and he has only been in this position for two weeks. . The thirty-seven-year-old was amongst the teachers who were honoured for their dedication and remarkable contribution as teachers at the National Teaching Awards. The annual awards aim to recognise […]

Khanya Puppets for change! An Edutainment in Theatre

Khanya Puppets for change! An Edutainment in Theatre

“KHANYA Puppets for Change” is a captivating community engagement theatre production by Ms. Tshireletso Nkoane, addressing crucial topics like bullying, self-esteem, and cooperation through puppetry, storytelling, music, and dance, partnering with the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Department of Creative Arts.  Nkoane, a renowned South African actress, has not only left her mark on screen and […]

Nkosi is set on refining his family life

Nkosi is set on refining his family life

Sacrifices, hard work, and dedication yielded a positive outcome when Nduduzo Nkosi who hails from Madadeni in Newcastle matriculated. Nkosi is now a registered student for the Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Zululand. Talking about how he feels, he said: “As the first person in my family to decide to go […]

UNIZULU Appoints Dr Xhala as Executive Director: Physical Planning and Operations (Infrastructure)

UNIZULU Appoints Dr Xhala as Executive Director: Physical Planning and Operations (Infrastructure)

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) is thrilled to announce that the University Council has approved the appointment of Dr Ncedo Cameron Xhala as its new Executive Director for Physical Planning and Operations [PPO] (Infrastructure).  Dr Xhala’s diverse work experience stems from different built environment professions which include construction management, project management, town planning and financial […]

UNIZULU shines as it successfully hosts the 49th SAAB Conference

UNIZULU shines as it successfully hosts the 49th SAAB Conference

In a triumphant display of academic excellence, Senzo Maxwell Mthobeli Zwane, a fourth-year agronomy student at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), secured the coveted first prize for the best poster in biotechnology at the recently concluded 49th South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) Annual Conference. Hosted  at UNIZULU Richards bay campus, the SAAB conference brought […]

UNIZULU Mourns the passing of the former DVC – Teaching & Learning

UNIZULU Mourns the passing of the former DVC – Teaching & Learning

The University of Zululand is deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Sechaba Mahlomaholo, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) for Teaching and Learning at the University of Zululand. Prof Mahlomaholo’s career in the higher education sector spanned almost three decades. From 1996 to 1999, he served as HOD for the Department of Educational Psychology and Deputy […]

UNIZULU Opens its Doors for the SAAB Conference

UNIZULU Opens its Doors for the SAAB Conference

Excitement hums in the air at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) as it gears up to host the prestigious South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) Conference from January 7th to 11th, 2024. Nestled amidst the lush greenery of KwaZulu-Natal, UNIZULU is not just a venue; it’s an immersive experience waiting to unfold for every botanist, […]

Extraordinary teacher in mathematics and a UNIZULU alumni

Extraordinary teacher in mathematics and a UNIZULU alumni

University of Zululand (UNIZULU) Alumni, Solomon MONDLANE who is currently a teacher in Nkandla CMC (SIGANANDA CIRCUIT), was born in Mpumalanga Province.  Mondlane discovered his love for Mathematics at the tender age of ten. He has a fond memory of when he wrote a Mathematics test and received a mark of 49 out of 50 […]