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Natalie Rungan, who needs little introduction to local audiences, is taking to the stage at UKZN'S Jazz Centre - the place where she considers her career started. Having built a reputation for almost two decades as a professional singer, arranger, writer and producer, who now has five albums under her ...

Legendary South African singer and songwriter Vusi Mahlasela will this week be awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Vusi Mahlasela. The conferment, which is expected to take place at the university's Westville campus, is intended to recognise ...
Fitness instructor Sbahle Mpisane graduated from UKZN today, joining the growing number of local celebs who are killing the education game. The celebrity personal trainer graduated with a Bachelor degree in Housing and Town planning. "I chose UKZN because it's always easier to stay grounded ...
THE Centre for Jazz and Popular Music welcomes back guitarist Seb Goldswain on Tuesday 17 April at 6pm. Goldswain is a South African guitarist, composer and performing artist best known for his virtuoso guitar playing and high-energy stage presence. Armed with either an acoustic guitar or an ...

THE Discipline of Mechanical Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is developing a quadriplegic archery system, a device allowing a quadriplegic to draw, aim and fire a compound bow. Final year Engineering students within the discipline of Mechanical Engineering at UKZN are ...
Students face the daunting task of walking to and from the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), with many fearing for their safety. In a string of reported robbery cases, Mi7 Security Intelligence's Collin David said they are aware of a robbery last Sunday involving three ...
Durban - The academic programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been suspended following violent clashes between campus security and students on Tuesday. In a communique to students by registrar Simon Mokoena the university cancelled lectures until next week. "[This is] due to ...
Irate University of KwaZulu-Natal students expressed their displeasure over a snub by the institution's management by torching a couch at the Edgewood campus on Monday. The burning of the couch was but one move in a tense standoff between riot police and students. Perfect Mdepha‚ secretary ... UKZN
Twelve police officers have been killed in South Africa since the start of the year. This is according to a report on Sunday in the Sunday Tribune. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) policing expert Dr Jean Steyn told the newspaper that over the past 20 years more than 160 police officers have been killed ... UKZN
The Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme (MLCCP) launched this week by the University of KwaZulu-Natal aims to bring lung cancer awareness to small communities. It will include tools for cancer screening that may lead to early detection. The launch by UKZN's College of Health Sciences was ... UKZN
... UKZN, at 6pm, and on Thursday, 1 March at The Chairman, Mahatma Ghandi Road at 10pm. Lex Futshane is an internationally proclaimed electric and acoustic bassist, prolific composer, arranger, performer and educator. This music graduate from the University of KwaZulu-Natal currently teaches bass ... UKZN
Durban - A new lung cancer research project worth more than R57 million and aimed at offering early diagnosis and treatment, was launched at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) on Wednesday. The Multinational Lung Cancer Control Programme would be conducted in South Africa, Kenya, ... UKZN
Dr Themba Ginindza, a lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal College of Health. Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng. Professor John Damonti, president of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng. 1; 2; 3. DURBAN - ALMOST 90% of Sub-Saharan African children who are ... UKZN
The mechanical engineering students from UKZN said it came to their attention that most girls' high schools do not offer technical drawing(EDG) and as a result girls that enter into the engineering field find themselves at a disadvantage. What brought it to our attention was in first year when were doing a ... UKZN
Yousuf Vawda of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is this year's winner of the Corobrik regional architectural student event. He will represent his university at the national finals in April 2018. Pictured with his winning project from left to right are: Juan Solis- Arias Year Coordinator, Academic Leader Lawrence ... UKZN

Akshay Durgapersadh from Shakaskraal will be doing his second year in a bachelor of science degree at the University of KwaZulu Natal. ... Other students are Kerina Naicker, doing civil engineering at UKZN, Kiara Birbal doing physiotherapy at UKZN, Pinky Ngubane who will be studying for a national ... UKZN
THREE students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, together with one student from Varsity College, want to uplift the community of Pietermaritzburg. Nosiphiwo Nodada (23) is doing a masters degree in geography and environmental management at UKZN, Snenhlanhla Ngcobo (25) is studying clothing ... UKZN
Justify the Enemy is a collection of non-fiction by the prolific author Zakes Mda. It showcases his role as a public intellectual with the inclusion of public lectures, essays and media articles. Mda focuses on South Africa's history and the present, identity and belonging, the art of writing, human rights, global ... UKZN
PIANIST and composer Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane is coming to his “home”, the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at Howard College, to perform music from his second album on Wednesday 7 February. Mashiloane released his second album Rotha – A Tribute to Mama last year and has been performing ... UKZN
A mobile phone app developed by a final year University of KwaZulu-Natal computer science student aims to make maths education free and accessible to students from various socio-economic backgrounds. After coming out as a first runner-up in the Inkunz'isematholeni Youth in Business Competition, ... UKZN
THE University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) says it is saddened, following the news of the passing of world-renowned music legend and political struggle icon Dr Hugh Masekela. Last year, the University awarded him its highest honour, Doctor of Music (honoris causa), in recognition of Masekela's contribution ... UKZN
THE UKZN Durban Rugby Club resumed pre-season training on 15 January for the 2018 rugby season. Practices will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 6am until 7.30pm at the rugby stadium at Howard College Campus. This is an open club for both students and keen rugby players ... UKZN
A queue formed around the main admission building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's campus in Scottsville. UKZN spokesperson Sejal Desai said they had received 91 002 applications for the 8 776 spaces available in the first-year undergraduate academic programmes. “The majority of the courses ... UKZN
The University of Cape Town has published a 2018 fee schedule incorporating the 8% it was granted – but other institutes, like the University of KwaZulu Natal, have not made any announcement on whether they would hike fees, amid calls from student bodies to scrap any increases. UKZN's fee schedule ... UKZN
At the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Howard College campus, applicants said they were frustrated at waiting to hear from the university and were there to check on the status of their applications. High-school friends Unothando Dangazela, Phiwayinkosi Mdluli and Zamokuhle Khwela of Inanda had ... UKZN
Hopeful applicants flock in the thousands. The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg (UKZN) has received 91 000 hopeful student applications thus far with just 8 776 spaces available in the first-year undergraduate academic programmes, according to UKZN spokesperson Sejai Desai. 6 mins ago. UKZN
A queue with hundreds of hopeful students formed around the main admission building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's campus in Scottsville. But, UKZN spokesperson Sejal Desai said they had received 91 002 applications for the 8 776 spaces available in the first-year undergraduate academic ... UKZN
Driaska Naidoo (six distinctions) will study business science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, while sister Maranka (five distinctions) will study civil engineering, also at UKZN. Meanwhile, there are 17 distinctions in one Westville household on Friday as the Padia family celebrate the success of their ... UKZN
... the UKZN Distinguished Student Award. The 21-year-old, of Umhlatuzana, who holds an honours degree in computer science and graduated summa cum laude at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, said the award was bestowed upon the most talented, caring and exceptional graduates and young leaders ... UKZN
President Jacob Zuma at the ANC Gala Dinner where he announced free higher education for the poor and missing middle. Source: My ANC facebook. Bonile Khanyi. President Jacob Zuma's announcement for free higher education has elicited mixed reactions among student activists from various ... UKZN
Is the University of KwaZulu-Natal considering an eight percent increase for its fees next year? The Witness understands that the university's ... UKZN students have been adamant that they are for free education, since the Fees Must Fall movement began in 2015. While the university has seen several ... UKZN
UKZN hosted the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business during a Town and Gown breakfast held at the Victoria Country Club as part of its drive to build relationships and initiate conversations with the private sector. In his keynote address, Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Albert van Jaarsveld spoke about ... UKZN
The University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) had not yet made a decision on its fee increase for next year, a spokesperson said yesterday. But the secretary-general of UKZN's central Student Representative Council (SRC), Siphelele Nguse, said their view was that there should not be a fee increment. UKZN
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been inaugurated as Chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Speaking at his inauguration ceremony on UKZN's Westville campus, Mogoeng congratulated the University on its Transformation Charter and encouraged those present to read South Africa's ... UKZN
The inauguration ceremony of the Chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will be held on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at the University's Westville Campus. Justice Mogoeng was appointed by UKZN Council as Chancellor on 7 August 2017. He will ... UKZN
The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of these with its registration on track and is expected to wrap up on March 2. ... “First-time entry students who have been offered a place at UKZN qualify for NSFAS funding if they have applied and their family income is below R350000 per annum,” she said. “Funding ... UKZN
Academics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine are dissatisfied with being strong-armed into doing extra duty at public hospitals that faced crisis situations. The academics also claimed that the process to enlist their services was not well planned, and they will not ... UKZN
Durban - Students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal are furious after being told they would have to rewrite their psychology exam after four ... UKZN
THE Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre at the University of KwaZulu Natal Westville Campus will host an “Open House” on Saturday, ... UKZN
Durban - I-University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) isazama ukuthola ukuthi ngubani ungqondongqondo kulandela ukuputshuka kwamaphepha ... UKZN
The discipline of Neurology in the School of Clinical Medicine at University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) has announced that Dr Nomusa Shezi is ... UKZN
DURBAN - The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is still trying to track down those behind the leaking of four psychology exam papers on ... UKZN
In a statement, UKZN says the leaking of four psychology exam papers ... DURBAN - Psychology students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal ... UKZN
Cheating has been uncovered at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's School of Applied Human Sciences, with at least four exam papers ... UKZN
Saxophonist Phumlani Mtiti performs with pianists Zwelihle Kunene and Zibusiso Makhathini at the UKZN music school's jazz recitals on ... UKZN
The comedy show, Mamba Republic, reunites Ben Vos (Beauty Ramapelepele) and John van de Ruit (Spud) at Hexagon Theatre at 6pm. UKZN
Durban - University of KwaZulu-Natal student Niekara Harrielall has lost her Constitutional Court bid to be granted admission to the university's ... UKZN
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) student, Thabile Makhanya was crowned the new Miss KZN Colleges on Saturday at a glitzy event held at ... UKZN


 

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