2017 Events Calender

Please view the table below for specific events in the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science.

 Date  Event  Aim  Location
Jan 9  Online registration starts Physical and online registration for all first year and returning students.
Westville, HC & PMB
Jan 28
Parents Day
To showcase the university to parents and to provide orientation information
Westville - Main Joosub Hall
HC - Unite 
PMB - Colin Webb
Jan 30 - 31 Orientation
To showcase the university to students and to provide orientation information
Westville - Joosab (Main) hall
HC - Unite 
PMB - Colin Webb
Feb 6 Lectures commence Lectures for all programmes/ courses begin throughout the university  
Feb 10 Deadline for the exclusion appeal process
Deadline for the exclusion appeal process

Mar 10  Final reg fee payments/  Registration ends  The Final date for payment of all fees required for registration
 
Mar 8 - 10 Engineering career week Top Maths and Physics students invited to learn about Engineering Unite - Howard College
Mar 10
Change of curriculum & extended DP application ends
The Final day for change of curriculum & extended DP application.
 
Mar 23 College Awards Ceremony - Durban To recognise students who have excelled in their respective areas Life Sciences Building - Westville Campus
Apr STEAM Careers Symposium
To introduce high school learners to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Dinning Hall - Edgewood campus
Apr 5 Graduation - Durban
To award degrees
Sports Centre - Westville
Apr 7 College Awards Ceremony - PMB To recognise students who have excelled in their respective areas Colin Webb - PMB
Apr 12 Graduation - PMB
To award degrees
RAS showgrounds - PMB
May 6  College Open Day - PMB
To showcase the College to potential students and the public
Colin Webb Hall - PMB
May 13 College Open Day - Durban To showcase the College to potential students and the public Main Joosub Hall -Westville
May 19 College Team Building
To foster relations and communication within the College
TBA
May 23 - 24 Ukulinga Howard Davis Memorial Symposium
Symposium that seeks to benefit communities from knowledge integration between higher education institutions and agricultural stakeholders.
Ukulinga research farm
May 27 - 4 Jun Royal Agriculture Show Exposition for Agriculture, Commerce & Industry RAS showgrounds - PMB
Jul 3- 7 Be a Scientist for a Week To enable grade 11-12 pupils to experience the different Science disciplines PMB & Westville
Jul 10-14 Engineering Winter School To enable grade 11-12 pupils to experience the different Engineering disciplines Unite - HC
Jul 26 -27 Business communication skill workshop
Learn how to communicate your business ideas to investors.
Joosab hall - WST 
July 28 Mondi-Wessa Environmental Quiz
Finals of national environmental quiz. Colin Webb - PMB
Jul 31 - Aug 4
Student Entrepreneurship Week Hear first-hand from Entrepreneurs about their businesses, meet incubators and learn about pursuing entrepreneurship as a career.

Aug 5 - 12 National Science Week
National celebration to promote Science, Engineering & Technology - school workshops & public lectures  PMB & Westville (STEC)
Aug 2 Employer career exhibition - PMB
To provide an opportunity for companies to come on campus for graduate recruitment purposes
Student Union Building
Aug 2 Elevator pitch day  As part of student entrepreneurship week, learn how to deliver an elevator pitch from industry professionals and entrepreneurs. Student Union building - HC
Aug 4 CONNECT Entrepreneurship Action Summit
Summit about connecting youth with AgriBusiness opportunities
Cedara College Centenary Complex, PMB Hilton,
Aug 3 Exploring entrepreneurship as a career
Hear first-hand from Entrepreneurs about their businesses, meet incubators and learn about pursuing entrepreneurship as a career.
FSA room, Westville campus, H Block
Aug 4  Employer Career Exhibition - HC
To provide an opportunity for companies to come on campus for graduate recruitment purposes  Unite building
Aug 7   The Great UKZN Science show-off
Watch UKZN scientists battle each other for National Science week
DSLT - PMB campus
Aug 8  The Great UKZN Science show-off Watch UKZN scientists battle each other for National Science week T7 lecture theatre, WST campus 
Aug 11 Public talk: Colleen Downs Discussing the persistence of wildlife in urban areas - a KZN perspective
Colin Webb hall - PMB
Oct 23 College Fun Run
To foster relations and communication between all College staff and PG students
Durban Beach front
Oct 26 PG Research Day 
To showcase postgraduate student research activities
Shepstone Buidling - HC
Nov 24  End of year function To thank staff in the College Office and celebrate the end of year TBA
Nov 27 Long Service Awards & Retirees function
To honour long serving and retiring staff
PMB - Hexagon foyer
Nov 28 Long Service Awards & Retirees function
To honour long serving and retiring staff  Westville - STEC
Dec 01 Engineering Banquet To honour achievements in Engineering TBA
       



Colin Webb Hall - PMB
The Final date for payment of all fees required for registration
Deadline for the exclusion appeal process
Deadline for the exclusion appeal process

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