Information & Communication Services Division (ICS)

The Information & Communication Services Division (ICS) maintains a highly sophisticated data network and places a strong emphasis on facilities for students. All students have access to the network through PC labs, many of which are open 24 hours a day. All labs have laser printing facilities and consultants are on duty to assist students. Available software includes the standard office suites from our scanning, colour printing and linuxlab, Microsoft, as well as more specialised academic software packages such as Mathematica and SPSS. All students receive an e-mail address and have access to the Internet. Expert consultancy in advanced statistical and mathematical software packages is also available to postgraduates.

For further information, contact the ICS on:

Campus Telephone
Howard College, Edgewood and Medical School (031) 260 2481
Pietermaritzburg (033) 260 5635
Westville (031) 260 8131

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Driving Lessons

Key Campus Driving Academy, based at Howard College Campus, offers driving lessons to staff and registered students from all UKZN campuses. For more information and to book lessons please telephone (031)260 2882


The five campuses of the University of KwaZulu- Natal have excellent library collections. Qualified subject librarians provide general reference and instructional services to students, staff and the wider community. The libraries are fully computerised and operate in a networked environment that provides access to the computerised catalogues and a range of local, national and international databases. For further information refer to