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Agriculture, Engineering & Science

Support for sustainable advancement in agriculture, engineering and science

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Agriculture, Engineering & Science

The programmes in the college of agriculture, engineering and science promote the advancement of agriculture, engineering and general science fields of study in order to meet the skills needs of South Africa.

Current Projects

AECI Bursaries for Science and Engineering Students. The ten bursary recipients with Nicole Solomon ( left) and Khosie Matshitse (right) both from AECI and Dr Naven Chetty who heads up the UKZN Engineering and Science Access Programme (extreme right).

Ten students from UKZN’s Science and Engineering Access programme have been awarded AECI bursaries worth R792 000.The recipients, disadvantaged students from KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast who achieved excellent results in UKZN’s Science and Engineering Access programme last year, were selected f...

Solar Car

In October 2015 a UKZN designed solar car will be competing in the World Car Solar Challenge in Australia.  The is first time the World Solar Challenge has seen an African entrant in this prestigious event. UKZN Engineering staff and students made up the winning South African team in the 2014 S...

Bursary funding for Engineering Access Programme; Science Access programmes

Many high academic potential students come from school backgrounds which have not equipped them for admission to University on the basis of matric points. The Access programme in the College of Agriculture Engineering and Science requires funding, approximately R67000 per student per annum, to ...

Marine Field Station

The School of Life Sciences has exceptional scholars working in the field of the marine sciences. To further enhance the excellence of its teaching and research in this area and reinforce its standing as a niche area of excellence, the School proposes to establish a marine field station that wil...

Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology

Research in biodiversity is the most productive area of scientific endeavour at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. To consolidate the University’s strengths in this area, the School of Life Sciences proposes to establish an inter-disciplinary Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology. Whilst a wide range ...

Cosmology and Astrophysics Training Hub

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has launched a major strategic initiative in cosmology and astrophysics in its School of Maths, Statistics and Computer Science. The aim is to become a hub for training world-class African scientists and to contribute towards paradigm-shifting international res...

Strengthening Maths Teaching at Secondary Schools (NSC/CAPS)

According to recent surveys, South Africa currently ranks among the lowest countries in the world in terms of the quality of its mathematics and science education. This, in turn, has led to a crisis in the development of new generations of scientists and skills professional in engineering and inform...

Bridging the Maths Gap

The School of Maths, Statistics and Computer Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is strongly committed to improving the quality of maths teaching and learning in KwaZulu-Natal. One component of its outreach in this area involves maths bridging courses offered to high school learners an...

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