Applied Ethnomusicology Student Part of EUROSA Exchange Programme
Masters student in Applied Ethnomusicology (Music, School of Arts), Mr Nhlakanipho Ngcobo, is in Vienna, Austria at the Karl - Franzens -Universitat Graz (University of Graz) as part of the EUROSA Mobility Exchange programme.
UKZN Academics Speak at SA Higher Education Colloquium on Food Insecurity at Universities
Several UKZN academics and students attended and spoke at a South African Higher Education Colloquium on the topic of: “Food Insecurity on University Campuses”, which was held at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein.
University of Illinois Staff and Students Visit UKZN
A group of staff and students from the University of Illinois in the United States spent four weeks at UKZN as part of a project-based study abroad programme which involved them collaborating on final year design projects of the University’s Bioresources Engineering students.
UKZN Academics and Postgraduate Students Impact Maritime Conference
College of Law and Management Studies academics and postgraduate students participated in the 23rd International Maritime Lecturers’ Association (IMLA) Conference aimed at promoting contact and cooperation among Maritime lecturers.
UKZN Staffer Completes Peace Building Course
Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences Academic Development Officer, Ms Benina Mkhonto, recently won one of two 2015 scholarships for South African candidates to attend training at the Africa Peacebuilding Institute (API).
Local Government Transformation Focus of Lecture by Former eThekwini City Manager
“Making sense of local government transformation in South Africa: A case of the eThekwini Municipality”, was the title of a lecture by former eThekwini City Manager, Dr Michael Sutcliffe, delivered at UKZN.
Pharmacy Students Raise Awareness About Chronic Illnesses
The theme for this year’s Pharmacy Week was: “Chronic Diseases – Take Control” and UKZN third and final-year Pharmacy students tried to do just that on the Westville campus, mounting posters and doing blood pressure tests on members of the University community.
Multidisciplinary E-Assessment Project Aims to Transform Teaching and Learning
Despite coming from different Schools and Colleges, Discipline of Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) Lecturer, Dr Upasana Singh and IsiZulu Lecturer Mrs Roshni Gokool’s drive to innovate assessment
UKZN Academics Speak at International Business Conference
School of Management, Information Technology and Governance academics presented papers at the Academy of Business Administration International Conference in Durban.
MK Activities at Ingwavuma During Apartheid Highlighted
uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) activities at Ingwavuma during the apartheid era were outlined by Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader (IPA Cluster), Dr Bheki Mngomezulu, at the recent Southern African Historical Society (SAHS) Conference in Stellenbosch.
UKZN Academic Attends ICRISAT Workshop in India
Professor Hussein Shimelis of the African Centre for Crop Improvement (ACCI) in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) was in India to participate in the Product Dissemination Workshop of the USAID-funded project: “Pigeonpea Improvement Using Molecular Breeding”.