Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

What makes IIE Rosebank College cool?

The college was voted the coolest college in SA at the 15th Sunday Times Next Gen Awards.

UKZN supports #CrazySocks4Docs campaign

The campaign shows solidarity for medical professionals and students living with depression and other mental challenges.

UKZN alumna wins SAMA Record of the Year

House musician Holly Wasserfall, aka Holly Rey, a media and communication honour's graduate, won the SAMA for her song, Deeper.

The right to take refuge

An Ipsos global study finds most individuals surveyed believe people should be able to seek refuge from persecution, but scepticism is growing.

Taking Sanral to Upington

The South African National Roads Agency held a stakeholder engagement session in Upington last week.

UKZN academic awarded two international fellowships

The first fellowship awarded to Dr Tivani Mashamba-Thompson will help fund her current research project; the second provides leadership training.

NWU takes sports development to new heights

The North-West University has unveiled the NWU Centre for Health and Human Performance.

UKZN scientists receive multimillion-rand research award

The R12.8 million grant will fund the implementation of a three-year multidisciplinary global health research study on first-episode psychosis.

UKZN backs its team at Comrades

Deputy minister of higher education, science and technology Buti Manamela showed his support for Team UKZN in the lead-up to the marathon.

Dean makes history

The Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University inaugurated its executive dean, Prof Liezl van Dyk, as the first female professor of this faculty.

All things ‘creepy crawly’ at award-winning UKZN stand

The UKZN College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science stand at the annual Royal Agricultural Show, in Pietermaritzburg, won a silver medallion.

UKZN rises against hunger

The university collaborated with Rise Against Hunger Africa and SAICA to pack 10 000 meals for pre-schools and families in need in KwaZulu-Natal.

Cutting-edge science harnessed to seek SA healthcare solutions

The Afrocentric Precision Approach to Control Health Epidemics Flagship project was unveilied recently at the UKZN.