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Cultivating Resilience and Wellbeing in Academia

Cultivating Resilience and Wellbeing in Academia

The Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law (FCAL), in collaboration with the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC) at the Consulate General of India in Durban, recently organised a workshop on a holistic approach to stress management through the practice of yoga. The event aimed to empower academicians by providing them with valuable tools and techniques […]

Promising UNIZULU-ICGEB Partnership on the Horizon

Promising UNIZULU-ICGEB Partnership on the Horizon

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) was recently visited by a delegation from the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) which is based in Cape Town. The ICGEB primarily capacitates research and related activities in several African countries. It partnered with the South African Department of Science and Innovation in a special programme to […]

Siyanda Echwebeni Ndawonye Trust Offers Bursaries to UNIZULU Economics and Business Management Honours Students

Siyanda Echwebeni Ndawonye Trust Offers Bursaries to UNIZULU Economics and Business Management Honours Students

The Faculty of Administration, Commerce, and Law (FCAL) within the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), together with the Siyanda Echwebeni Ndawonye (SEN) Trust, recently organised a luncheon at the KwaDlangezwa Campus where qualifying FCAL postgraduate students were officially handed over bursaries offered by the Trust. SEN has partnered with FCAL since 2019 in awarding bursaries to […]

2024 Open Day Starts on Positive Note at UNIZULU’s KwaDlangezwa Campus

2024 Open Day Starts on Positive Note at UNIZULU’s KwaDlangezwa Campus

Approximately 2000 matric learners descended at the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) KwaDlangezwa Campus on Thursday, 23 May to partake in the planned activities of the first day of the 2024 Open Day. An annual two-day event, the UNIZULU open day project is utilised as a platform to inform prospective students about UNIZULU’s academic programme offerings, […]

Graduate Still Pinching Herself After Receiving Car as Graduation Gift

Graduate Still Pinching Herself After Receiving Car as Graduation Gift

University of Zululand (UNIZULU) graduate Abongile “Mabongi” Mhlongo (22) is still astonished and moved by her uncle’s altruistic gesture of gifting her a pre-owned car on her graduation day. Mhlongo, who was awarded a Diploma in Media Studies during UNIZULU’s recent graduation season, is now a proud owner of a blue Renault Sandero. A carefully […]

Mvelase’s Diligent Probe into Black Hat Hacking Earns him a Distinction for his Honours Research

Mvelase’s Diligent Probe into Black Hat Hacking Earns him a Distinction for his Honours Research

The cyberworld is popularly hailed as a space that has completely revolutionised society, giving expression to notable advancements witnessed in information communication technologies, international communications and banking, among other sectors. While this is indisputable, there are also glaring disadvantages of the cyber space which pose various threats to humanity. Black hat hacking is a key […]

Zinhle Mhlongo Obtains Master’s Degree with Distinction

Zinhle Mhlongo Obtains Master’s Degree with Distinction

“I had to work hard and whenever I felt like giving up, I would silence the noise that comes from the outside, focus on what I want and where I want to be. Failure was not and still is not an option for me. I still have a long road ahead and there will be […]

“Never Forget Why You Started” – Nomfundo Sinethemba Mzimela

“Never Forget Why You Started” – Nomfundo Sinethemba Mzimela

No two postgraduates’ academic journeys are the same. While this is an undeniable fact, it is also true that there are certain factors that cut across the board. These include the road to postgraduate completion being windy, often riddled with uncertainty and requiring a great deal of perseverance.   The same can be said of […]

Celebrating the Remarkable Journey of Lindelani Mpungose, a Beacon of Hope

Celebrating the Remarkable Journey of Lindelani Mpungose, a Beacon of Hope

From the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, in the small town of Eshowe, emerges a story that not only inspires but also illuminates the path for future generations. Lindelani Mpungose (27) has not only traversed the challenging terrains of academia but has also emerged as a shining example of resilience, dedication and the transformative power of education. […]

Triumph Over Adversity: The Inspiring Journey of Velenkosini Sabelo Nkosi

Triumph Over Adversity: The Inspiring Journey of Velenkosini Sabelo Nkosi

In the small town of Pongola, in the rural area of Khandoba, a remarkable young man has emerged victorious against life’s challenges to proudly don the cap and gown of graduation. A beacon of resilience and determination, Velenkosini Sabelo Nkosi’s plight of being wheelchair-bound has not hindered his pursuit of education and dreams. Nkosi’s story […]