Celebrating Excellence in Sports – the Andy Birkett Story
Last month, University of KwaZulu-Natal student, Andrew “Andy” Birkett clinched a 5th Dusi Canoe Marathon title.
The Deputy Director-General of the Budget Office in the National Treasury, Mr Michael Sachs, unpacked issues in South Africa’s latest National Budget during a public debate at UKZN hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.
UKZN's Optics and Imaging Centre (OIC) is home to new state-of-the-art equipment that will cut costs and boost productivity for staff and student researchers within the College of Health Sciences (CHS) and the wider University community.
UKZN’s HIV and AIDS programme in partnership with AIDS Healthcare Foundation South Africa hosted an HIV Counselling and testing event - First Things First - in honour of International Women and Girls’ Day on the Howard College campus.
Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Dr Thabo Msibi, has secured funding of about a million rand for 20 deserving Education students through the Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDPSETA).
Professor Holly Gaff of the Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia, in the United States is spending seven months at UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS).
Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry in the School of Life Sciences on the Westville campus, Dr Shahidul Islam, presented his research at the 8th Berlin Conference on Intellectual Property (IP) in Life Science: Natural Products in Germany.
This year the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Senzo Mchunu, presented his State of the Province Address under the theme: “Consolidating progress we have made, and stepping up the pace to achieve radical socio-economic transformation to end poverty in our lifetime.”
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) hosted a seminar - presented by Lecturer Mr Glen Robbins of Development and Population Studies - on decentralisation, governance and municipal budgeting in Brazil, South Africa, India and Peru.