College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)

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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Online Engineering Open Day

Join us online to learn about exciting career and study options in Engineering. Speak to experts in the field to make the right career choice about our programmes: Agricultural Eng, Civil Eng & Land Surveying (22 August), Chemical Eng (23 August), Electrical, Electronic and Computer Eng (24 August) and Mechanical...
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Gr 12 Exam Support Workshops

The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science Teaching and Learning Office is proud to offer these online workshops (via Zoom) on Grade 12 Maths, Life Sciences, Chemistry and Physic Science. Take a look at the schedule.
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Fashion Designer Lands BSc Honours Amidst Expanding Business

Ms Nombuso Khanyile, the talent behind the Afrikan Passion Designs eco-friendly brand that was selected as Design Indaba’s Emerging Creative 2020 and exhibited at the Dubai World Expo 2020 and at Africa’s Travel Indaba, graduated this year with her Bachelor of Science honours in biochemistry after juggling her studies and business...
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Inaugural Lectures

The College has hosted several online lectures on topics in Agriculture, Engineering and Science; and delivered by our distinguished Academics/ Researchers.
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Inaugural Lecture Details Innovative Mathematical Solutions

Professor of Mathematics Oluwatosin Mewomo presented his inaugural lecture on the developing focus of his academic career, which had its beginnings in the realm of notions of amenability in Banach algebras and progressed to fixed point theory. Mewomo has been at UKZN since early 2015, joining the Institution after working at the...
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Welcome Message from the DVC

Professor Albert Modi

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College

Contact Details


PA / Secretary
Ms Nokukhanya Fortunate Shinga

Phone: 033 260 5199
Email: shingan@ukzn.ac.za
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The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science is proud of its contribution to the University, country and region and boasts some of the best teaching and research facilities on the continent. Our college is comprised of five schools, namely:

The DVC is supported by six school Deans as well as Deans of Teaching & Learning and Research, while administrative support is provided by the College Director of Professional Services.

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Latest news

Read all about the latest developments in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science.

04/08/2022

Fashion Designer Lands BSc Honours Amidst Expanding Business

Ms Nombuso Khanyile, the talent behind the Afrikan Passion Designs eco-friendly brand that was selected as Design Indaba’s Emerging Creative...
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02/08/2022

Inaugural Lecture Details Innovative Mathematical Solutions

Professor of Mathematics Oluwatosin Mewomo presented his inaugural lecture on the developing focus of his academic career, which had its beginnings in...
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14/07/2022

Inaugural Lecture Focuses on Ruminant Nutrition

Professor of Animal Science Ignatius Nsahlai shared his decades of experience in assessing ruminant nutrition at his inaugural lecture on...
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14/07/2022

UKZN Students and Alumnus Among M&G Top 200 Young South Africans

Four UKZN students and an alumnus of the University are included in the Mail&Guardian 2022 Top Young South Africans list, a prestigious...
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14/07/2022

Master’s Graduate Presents Research to Seed Industry

Master’s graduate in Crop Science Ms Sithembile Kunene was one of eight students selected from around South Africa to present...
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14/07/2022

UKZN Marks World Environment Day with Save Soil Initiative

The University’s Innovation Office, InQubate, in partnership with Conscious Planet celebrated World Environment Day with an all-day event titled #Save Soil. The...
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14/07/2022

UKZN Helps Organise 17th SA Marine Science Symposium

Click here for isiZulu version The University’s School of Life Sciences and the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board, on behalf of the...
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14/07/2022

New Version of Iconic Cape Parrot Design on Latest Woolworths Shopper Bag

Click here for isiZulu version A shopper bag launched in 2017 by Woolworths to support research and conservation of South Africa’s only...
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07/07/2022

Farmer Support Group Engages on Food Security with New Zealand High Commission

UKZN’s Farmer Support Group (FSG) played host to a visit between New Zealand High Commissioner to South Africa, Her Excellency Dr Emma...
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07/07/2022

Mechanical Engineering’s New Academic Leader Elected Vice-President of the Aeronautical Society of South Africa

Click here for isiZulu version Professor Glen Snedden was recently appointed to the position of Academic Leader of Mechanical Engineering...
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07/07/2022

Book Publication of 55 Years of Research

Emeritus Professor Ahmed Thandar of the School of Life Sciences recently published his A taxonomic monograph of the sea cucumbers of...
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07/07/2022

Dutch University Honours UKZN’s IPCC Co-Chair

Click here for isiZulu version Honorary Professor in the School of Life Sciences Debra Roberts has been awarded an honorary doctorate from...
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29/06/2022

Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) was established as a funding model to sustainably cater for the higher education...
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26/06/2022

Advancing Pharmaceutical Knowledge

Dr Sahejna Bantho is embarking on a career in medicinal plant research on a strong footing after having her master’s...
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26/06/2022

Dietetics Student Among Top 10 Contenders for Miss South Africa Title

Click here for isiZulu version Ms Ayanda Thabethe, a final-year student in the Discipline of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at...
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