UKZN Primed for 2021 Spring Graduation
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is all set for this year’s virtual Spring Graduation Ceremonies to be held next week on Wednesday, 24 November between 10h00 and 13h00.
The ceremonies are for graduands who completed their studies between April and August this year.
The virtual Graduation Ceremonies will be broadcast by the University starting with the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (10h00), followed by the College of Health Sciences (11h00), College of Humanities (12h00), and lastly, the College of Law and Management Studies (13h00).
Congratulating the students, Executive Director of UKZN’s Corporate Relations Division, Ms Normah Zondo said: ‘The University is proud of all our graduates and wishes them well in their future endeavours.’
Zondo said the University will confer a total of 2 042 degree certificates, 1 108 of which will be awarded to undergraduate recipients and 934 to postgraduates.
The broadcast of the Spring Graduation Ceremonies will be available for online viewing by graduands, families and friends via http://virtualgraduation.ukzn.ac.za which will only be accessible from 10h00 on the day.
The ceremony will feature congratulatory messages by the College Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Deans, SRC President as well as Convocation President.
A total of 919 qualifications will be conferred to graduands in the College of Humanities, 518 in the College of Law and Management Studies, 395 in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, and 210 in the College of Health Sciences.
UKZN Student Representative Council (SRC) President General, Mr Malusi Zuma reminded the students to raise the UKZN flag high and continue to Inspire Greatness. ‘On behalf of the Student Representative Council, we congratulate you on your success - a great achievement under very difficult times in our country. You have done our generation proud! We must acknowledge the collective efforts that brought us here,’ said Zuma.