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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 […]

MOU with Russian Institution Set to Bolster Research and Innovation

MOU with Russian Institution Set to Bolster Research and Innovation

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU), on Monday, 12 February 2024, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI) situated in Russia. The signing ceremony took place on the KwaDlangezwa Campus in the presence of a Russian delegation comprised of MEPhI and Rosatom staff and select UNIZULU Executive and senior management […]

DHET Registration Oversight Delegation Visits UNIZULU

DHET Registration Oversight Delegation Visits UNIZULU

A Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) delegation, comprised of Zakhele Hlongwane, Meje Setjhaba and Rekha Bennideen, visited the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) KwaDlangezwa Campus on 9 February 2024 to discuss the 2024 Registration status update and the state of academic readiness for the institution.   The delegates were welcomed the University Vice-Chancellor and […]

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 […]

Kelea chose UNIZULU

Kelea chose UNIZULU

Kelea Jade Rohhanlal, a first-year BCom Accounting Science student at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), matriculated from John Ross College with a bachelor’s pass and a distinction in accounting. She always knew her university choice, she shared. “I know that every decision I make from now on will have a huge impact on my future, that’s why […]

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 […]

Siphamandla Magagula’s Story of Determination and Triumph

Siphamandla Magagula’s Story of Determination and Triumph

When 18-year-old Siphamandla Sandile Magagula registered for a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) earlier this week, he could not help but rejoice. Not only did that moment symbolise his first step to a brighter future as an electrician, but it was also proof that the […]

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 […]