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UNIZULU Students Receive Worthy Tips to Enjoying Financial Freedom

UNIZULU Students Receive Worthy Tips to Enjoying Financial Freedom

Students from the four faculties of the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) attended the highly instructive Financial Literacy Talk, which was recently held by the University’s Transformation and Social Inclusion Office in collaboration with Sanlam at the King Bhekuzulu Hall in KwaDlangezwa Campus. The lecture aimed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to […]

Sisonke Buddy Programme Orientation

Sisonke Buddy Programme Orientation

The International Office at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU)recently held its first induction buddy programme called Sisonke. When translated, the word sisonke means we are together. The Sisonke Buddy Programme focuses on supporting both local and international students in working together as a unit. It also exposes students to global citizenship spaces within their home […]

FCAL Academics Unpack Issue of Decolonisation During Workshop

FCAL Academics Unpack Issue of Decolonisation During Workshop

The Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law (FCAL) debuted its leg of the Workshop on Node for African Thought series on Tuesday, 16 April 2024. This is a series of workshops that are being held for academics in the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) four faculties, with the aim of reinforcing the institution’s position to cement […]

Young Women Reminded of Importance of Owning Their Brand During Women’s Dialogue

Young Women Reminded of Importance of Owning Their Brand During Women’s Dialogue

“Owning one’s brand” emerged as the overarching message during the Women’s Dialogue held on Thursday, 11 April 2024 at the King Bhekuzulu Hall in the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) KwaDlangezwa Campus. The dialogue was co-organised by the Pastoral Care Unit and Transformation and Social Inclusion Office with the intent of instilling in young women the […]

Postgraduate Students Gain Research-related Insights During Induction

Postgraduate Students Gain Research-related Insights During Induction

Under the theme “Nurturing a Vibrant Postgraduate Environment,” the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) recently held a postgraduate induction at King Bhekuzulu Hall. This induction was intended to welcome incoming postgraduate students and provide them with the knowledge they need to start their studies in both the academic and social environments. Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and […]

SWiP Workshop Emphasises Essence of African Languages

SWiP Workshop Emphasises Essence of African Languages

The SWiP project in collaboration with the Department of African Languages and Culture at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) hosted a successful two-day Wikipedia workshop. Themed “Preserving Languages and Open, Free, and Accessible Knowledge for All,” the workshop provided a theoretical overview of Wikipedia while also offering practical training on how to create, edit, translate […]

UNIZULU First Year Law Students Take the Pledge

UNIZULU First Year Law Students Take the Pledge

The Law department at the university of Zululand recently hosted a pledge signing ceremony, a significant event for first-year law students. This event was hosted to usher inspiring legal minds to the legal profession and their commitment to upholding its ethical standards. The ceremony symbolises the commitment and seriousness of professionalism. By taking part in […]

EXPERT OPINION: Unveiling the Human Rights Landscape in South Africa – Overcoming Obstacles and Mapping a Path for Progress

EXPERT OPINION: Unveiling the Human Rights Landscape in South Africa – Overcoming Obstacles and Mapping a Path for Progress

As South Africa marks Human Rights Day on March 21st, it is not just a time for celebration, but also sober reflection on the journey towards justice and equality. This day commemorates the Sharpeville massacre of 1960, a tragic event that spotlighted the brutality of apartheid and galvanised the fight for human rights. However, the […]

EXPERT OPINION | World Theatre Day: Spotlight on South Africa’s Creative Industries! | by: Prof. Zoliswa Fikelepi-Twani

EXPERT OPINION | World Theatre Day: Spotlight on South Africa’s Creative Industries! | by: Prof. Zoliswa Fikelepi-Twani

Theatre is not just about costumes and applause. World Theatre Day reminds us how powerful theatre can be. In South Africa, plays were weapons against apartheid. Remember the household names like Dr John Kani, Winston Ntshona, Athol Fugard and Gibson Kente? Their work spoke truth to power! A barrage of questions immediately run through as […]

EXPERT OPINION: World Water Day: Water for Peace | by: Dr. Ntuthuko F. Masikane

EXPERT OPINION: World Water Day: Water for Peace | by: Dr. Ntuthuko F. Masikane

World Water Day is observed every year on the 22nd of March and this year is no exception Water is one of the planet’s most precious resources. World Water Day promotes the responsible use of water and access to safe water for everyone. Every day, people use water for drinking, agriculture, industry, recreation, hygiene, sanitation, […]