College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

Ukulinga Howard Davis Memorial Symposium

Symposium that seeks to benefit communities from knowledge integration between higher education institutions and agricultural stakeholders.
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Welcome to the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science

The College is committed to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s vision of being the premier university of African Scholarship. It strives to play a transformational role in the development of South Africa and the continent while providing a meaningful contribution to global knowledge production
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Engineering Winter School

The Engineering Winter School is aimed at grade 11 & 12 learners who would like to learn more about the different disciplines of Engineering.
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Be a scientist for a week

An opportunity for grade 10-12 learners to be exposed to subject experts and to experience different science-related disciplines and careers hands-on.
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Former Statistician-General of South Africa Receives Honorary Degree

South Africa’s former and longest-serving Statistician-General, Dr Pali Lehohla, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Lehohla, who is originally from Lesotho, expressed his appreciation for what he called the ‘unique honour of the accolade.’ He said the mountain kingdom was roaring at the news...
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A Science Dream from the Stars

Dr Sphumelele Ndlovu graduated with a PhD in Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, an accolade he claimed was by no means a final destination on his trajectory. The young graduate, who had his start in UKZN’s Science Foundation Programme (SFP), wrote a book called Aiming for the Stars about his upbringing, hardships and...
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Engineer Extraordinaire Receives Honorary Doctorate from UKZN

An honorary Doctor of Science in Engineering was awarded to Trueman Tandabantu Goba, former member of the National Planning Commission and current non-executive Chairman of Hatch Africa (Pty) Ltd Consulting Engineers and Project Managers, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Graduation ceremony. ‘It’s certainly most humbling to be awarded such a...
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Honorary Graduate is making a Name for African Science

University of KwaZulu-Natal honorary graduate Professor Tebello Nyokong has made a name for herself as a female scientist in South Africa, breaking ground in scientific developments related to photodynamic therapy for application in cancer treatment, and in building capacity in chemistry. Nyokong, who was presented with a Doctor of Science...
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Professor Albert Modi

Deputy-Vice Chancellor

Contact Details


PA / Secretary
Ms Moira Bolton

Phone: 033 260 5199
Email: boltonm@ukzn.ac.za
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Welcome Message from the DVC

Welcome to the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. Our college, the largest at UKZN, comprises six schools namely:

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor, I am supported by six school Deans as well as a Dean of Teaching and Learning and Research, while  administrative support is provided by the College Director of Professional Services who has the function and role of a College Registrar.

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Latest News

Check out our news section updated on a regular basis.

May 18, 2018

CAES Celebrates its Distinguished Teachers

Four academics in UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) have each received a 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA). A DTA...
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May 18, 2018

Two Young Researchers Earn NRF Rating Awards

Dr Andrew Eloka-Eboka and Dr Samuel Iwarere of UKZN’s School of Engineering have been awarded National Research Foundation (NRF) Y ratings in the category...
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May 18, 2018

Rich Skills Harvest for Africa

Eight students in UKZN’s African Centre for Crop Improvement (ACCI) have graduated with doctorates in a rich skills harvest for the continent....
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May 18, 2018

Cum Laude Masters Graduate Poised for Successful Career in Sugar Industry

An Assistant Research Officer at the South African Sugar Association (SASA), Mr Sbonelo Nicholus Shezi, has received his Master of...
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May 18, 2018

UKZN Hosts Capacity-Building Workshop on Climate Adaptation for Local Government

Researchers from UKZN’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) involved in the uMgungundlovu District Municipality’s (UMDM) uMngeni Resilience Project (URP) hosted a half-day...
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May 18, 2018

Zimbabwe’s Independence Day Celebrated at UKZN

Zimbabwean students celebrated their country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities on the Howard College campus in Durban. A...
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May 18, 2018

The 2018 March for Science in Durban Attracts Huge Support from Scientists and Students

The second annual March for Science in Durban held on 14 April saw an impressive turnout by students, scientists, civil...
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May 18, 2018

Astrophysics Student Returns from Prestigious Research Programme

Miss Zahra Kader, a student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) recently returned from...
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May 18, 2018

AfriHub and amaBhungane Promote Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking and the Changing of Destiny was the apt theme for the recent Hub for the African City of...
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May 18, 2018

A Closer Look at Climate Change

The School of Life Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is host to the South African branch of the Working Group II Technical...
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May 18, 2018

The Travelling Bus of Engineers visits Al-Falaah College

Every year the School of Engineering runs a programme called the Travelling Bus of Engineers, which is aimed at taking...
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May 18, 2018

Former Statistician-General of South Africa Receives Honorary Degree

South Africa’s former and longest-serving Statistician-General, Dr Pali Lehohla, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of...
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May 18, 2018

Distinguished Teacher Uses Web 2.0 Technologies to Enhance Teaching

Professor Guegium Kana has been awarded a Distinguished Teachers’ Award for 2017 in recognition of his innovative teaching methods and...
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May 18, 2018

Distinguished Teacher Brings Out the Best in His Students

Professor Naven Chetty, Acting Dean for Teaching and Learning in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) received the Distinguished Teachers’...
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May 18, 2018

Master of All Trades

Award-winning filmmaker Dr Preshanthan Moodley obtained his PhD in the field of Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Moodley,...
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