The University of Kwazulu-Natal, also known as UKZN, was formed in Durban in 2004 following the merger between the University of Durban-Westville and the University of Natal.
The student-rich institution boasts a total of five-campuses – Edgewood, Howard College, the Medical School, Pietermaritzburg and Westville.
Among the approximately 2 000 academic programs offered, the University of Kwazulu-Natal is home to a variety of courses categorised under four main colleges, or faculties – the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science; the college of Health Sciences; the College of Humanities; and the College of Law and Management Studies.
The University of Kwazulu-Natal boasts roughly 42 000 students and is rated one of the three African universities that fall under the top 500 universities in the world.
UKZN’s medical school houses the Doris Duke Medical Research Institute, focused on clinical research.
Among its graduates are Spud author, John Van de Ruit, high profile business man, Sol Kerzner and renowned television math and science, William Smith.
State of the art facilities available to students include the sophisticated Information Technology and Communications Division, various libraries among the campuses, health clinics, sports fields and student counselling.
The main campus can be found in Mazisi Kunene Road, Glenwood, Durban.
For more on courses available and how you can apply visit University of Kwazulu-Natal.