UKZN Ranked Third in SA by International Rankings Organisation
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been ranked third out of 16 South African universities rated by the respected world body, University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP).
UKZN students were encouraged to make entrepreneurship their career of choice as a solution to unemployment at the recent Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW) hosted by the University in partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
The National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates (NAAAS) in the United States of America, in partnership with UKZN’s College of Humanities, hosted an international research congress in Durban on humanities, education, business, sciences and exploratory studies.
The HIV and AIDS Programme held a fun run/walk for staff and students as well as members of surrounding communities and their families on the Howard College campus as part of the 90 90 90 UNAIDS Strategy which is an approach to ending AIDS as a public health threat by the year 2030.
A Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemistry and Physics at UKZN and a member of the Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU), Dr Yin-Zhe Ma, visited the world’s largest single-dish telescope, the Five Hundred Metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), while in China as a member of a South African delegation to the second South Africa-China bilateral workshop.
The College of Law and Management Studies, in partnership with the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, recently hosted the annual Employers’ Career Exhibition on the Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Howard College campuses.
Students from UKZN’s Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) were members of a media lab team at the recent 2017 Durban International Film Festival (DIFF).
As part of Student Entrepreneurship Week, promoted by UKZN and the Department of Higher Education and Training, UKZN InQubate gave students tips on how to tackle the “Elevator Pitch” – the hard, quick sell of their business idea to prospective investors.
As part of Student Entrepreneurship Week 2017, the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) in collaboration with UKZN InQubate and the College of Law and Management Studies, hosted a Workshop on: “Exploring Entrepreneurship as a Career”.
This Women’s Month, NdabaOnline is profiling some of the University’s phenomenal women. Twenty-one-year-old UKZN student Ms Sthabile Mnyandu is ranked number one in South Africa for women’s para table tennis.
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