University of KwaZulu Natal

 
​UKZN students on edge as varsities wait with bated breath for Blade's big fee reveal
​UKZN students on edge as varsities wait with bated breath for Blade's big fee reveal
Following two weeks of protest action, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) students have made an extraordinary demand – they want the president...
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
"The 'snapshot' table, based on just one of Times Higher Education (THE)'s five respected World University Rankings criteria - research influence,...
A tale of life between two varsities
A tale of life between two varsities
I now know what it’s like to have a split personality. Working at the University of Johannesburg but spending time at the University of KwaZulu-Natal splits me between dryness and humidity,  high and low elevations, a single cold concrete building versus architectural diversity,...
UKZN: Another statue, same revolution?
UKZN: Another statue, same revolution?
Defacing colonial-era statues in the name of transformation is not the revolution – it’s just a symbol of it. But don’t let critics of the...
'Outsider' Albert van Jaarsveld is new UKZN vice-chancellor
'Outsider' Albert van Jaarsveld is new UKZN vice-chancellor
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) new vice-chancellor will be scientist Albert van Jaarsveld. He was the only outsider on a shortlist of...
University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco
University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco
The reaction to four University of KwaZulu-Natal students who faced disciplinary charges after they spoke out about the problems at the institution...
University transformation will take 43 years, says study
University transformation will take 43 years, says study
It will take 43 years to transform the overall staff profile of South Africa's 23 universities to represent national demographics, a study by...
Distinguished young women in the life sciences
Distinguished young women in the life sciences
Dr Marieka Gryzenhout is a University of Pretoria graduate, specialising in mycology, fungal systematics, plant pathology and ecology. On completion of her -doctorate, Gryzenhout had already authored or co-authored 25 peer-reviewed papers....
Storm over controversial varsity 'commissariat'
Storm over controversial varsity 'commissariat'
Deeply antagonistic rifts that mirror long-entrenched conflicts in South African higher education opened up immediately following Higher Education...
The power of quantum biology
The power of quantum biology
A scientific response to the big question -- "What is life?" -- may remain elusive for some time, but research in the quickly emerging area of...
Letters to the Editor: February 25
Letters to the Editor: February 25
The Mail & Guardian's readers share their views on Trevor Ncube's opinion piece, mortuaries in KwaZulu-Natal and much more.
CHE audits 'might never be the same'
CHE audits 'might never be the same'
The Council on Higher Education's (CHE) institutional audit of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has had considerable coverage in the Mail...

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