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UKZN-Cleaning-Services-Staff-Among-Unsung-Heroes-in-Fight-Against-Coronavirus

Cleaning services staff have been hard at work cleansing and sanitising all UKZN campuses to ensure the properties are “safe” for use by the University’s community. Campus Management Services (CMS) shifted into top gear after the announcement on 1 June that South Africa was moving forward into Level 3 of the national lockdown which eased […]

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UKZN-helps-Source-Generous-Donation-of-Masks-for-SA-Medical-Students

UKZN was among the Higher Education Institutions in South Africa which benefitted from a Solidarity Fund donation of hundreds of thousands of masks for final-year Medical students who recently returned to campuses to resume studies after the easing of the national lockdown restrictions. The fund was approached by the Dean of Clinical Medicine at UKZN, […]

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UKZN-Hosts-Webinar-on-Classroom-Courses-during-the-COVID-19-Pandemic

University Capabilities – Classroom Courses to COVID-19 Curricula was the title of a webinar hosted by UKZN on the Zoom platform. Presenters included Professor Philani Moyo of the University of Fort Hare, Dr Wan Puspa Melati of Taylor’s University in Malaysia, Professor Nelago Indongo of the University of Namibia and Professor Katherine Lyon of the […]

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UKZN Graduate School of Business Virtual Open Day

The world may have changed, but the path to success is still a postgraduate qualification designed to inspire greatness. Join us for a Virtual Open Day with lecturers, industry experts and current postgraduate students on Sat 25 July 10h00 – 11h30. REGISTER HERE […]

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UKZN-Secures-COVID-19-Rapid-Tester

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) at UKZN has secured an advanced instrument called the ILEX Genehecker (ultra-fast pcr) valued at $10 000 to conduct rapid testing for COVID-19. The instrument was donated by the Gift of the Givers following a request by UKZN researchers, Professor Anil Chuturgoon, Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lorna Madurai. The […]

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Music-Unlocked-Sessions-Featuring-Fabulous-Horns-and-Fantastic-Bass

UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music and iSupport Creative Business proudly present the Music Unlocked Sessions. The latest edition on 15 July will feature horn trio Temb-Horns, saxophonist Simone van Niekerk, and bassist Talent “Mzukulu” Mbatha. The three will each present a 20-minute set. Temb-Horns is an ensemble from Tembisa that consists of three horns: Kgethi […]

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Medical-Student-at-the-Frontline-of-COVID-19

Final-year Medical student, Mr Kapil Narain, has served at the frontline of COVID-19 by conducting community testing for the past five weeks. His efforts are part of the government’s ambitious community screening and testing programme – an unprecedented and proactive response involving the deployment of community health workers (CHWs) to undertake door-to-door testing. President Ramaphosa announced […]

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Honours-Students-Turtle-Research-Experiences-Published-by-News-Organisations

A UKZN Marine Biology honours student’s experiences while doing research on the impact of climate change on sex ratios of turtle hatchlings has been published by journalism training agency Roving Reporters and online newspaper the Daily Maverick. Ms Natalie dos Santos did the research at Bhanga Nek in northern KwaZulu-Natal in 2019 and earlier this […]

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Music-Alumnus-Zakes-Bantwini-Accepted-at-Harvard

Click here for isiZulu version Award-winning South African House musician and UKZN Music alumnus Mr Zakhele Madida, known on stage as Zakes Bantwini, has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard University Business School in the United States. Madida will study the business of entertainment, music and sports at Harvard. ‘I’m turning 40, I’m going to […]

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PMR.africa-Ranks-UKZNs-Business-School-Third-Best-in-SA

The Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) has been ranked third in South Africa based on a survey conducted between March and May this year by the Professional Management Review (PMR) of South African Accredited Business Schools. A total of 18 business schools took part with UKZN scoring 8 out of 10 to secure […]

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