College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)

Events Calendar

 Date Event Aim Location
9 JanOnline registration startsPhysical and online registration for all first year and returning students.Westville, HC & PMB
26 JanParents DayTo showcase the university to parents and to provide orientation informationWestville – Main Joosub Hall
HC – Unite
PMB – Colin Webb
28 – 30 JanOrientationTo showcase the university to students and to provide orientation informationWestville – Joosab (Main) hall
HC – Unite
PMB – Colin Webb
4 FebLectures commenceLectures for all programmes/ courses begin throughout the university 
10 FebDeadline for the exclusion appeal processDeadline for the exclusion appeal process 
6 – 8 MarEngineering career daysTop Maths and Physics students invited to learn about EngineeringUnite – Howard College
29 MarCollege Awards Ceremony – DurbanTo recognise students who have excelled in their respective areasMain hall – Westville Campus
3 AprGraduation – DurbanTo award degreesSports Centre – Westville
5 AprCollege Awards Ceremony – PMBTo recognise students who have excelled in their respective areasColin Webb – PMB
8 AprGraduation – PMBTo award degreesRAS showgrounds – PMB
4 MayCollege Open Day – PMBTo showcase the College to potential students and the publicColin Webb Hall – PMB
11 MayCollege Open Day – DurbanTo showcase the College to potential students and the publicMain Joosub Hall -Westville
24 May – 2 JunRoyal Agriculture ShowExposition for Agriculture, Commerce & IndustryRAS showgrounds – PMB
24 – 28 JunBe a Scientist for a WeekTo enable grade 11-12 pupils to experience the different Science disciplinesPMB & Westville
1 – 5 JulEngineering Winter SchoolTo enable grade 11-12 pupils to experience the different Engineering disciplinesUnite – HC
3 JulyResearch talk: Science Publishing
Insights from JBC’s Scientific EditorSeminar Rooms 1 & 2, Biological Sciences Building, UKZN Westville Campus
26 JulyMondi-Wessa Environmental QuizFinals of national environmental quiz.Colin Webb – PMB
31 JulyScience Careers’ Fair – PMBTo provide an opportunity for companies to come on campus for graduate recruitment purposesColin Webb Hall – PMB
1 AugScience Careers’ Fair – WestvilleTo provide an opportunity for companies to come on campus for graduate recruitment purposesMain Joosub Hall – Westville
2 AugEngineering Careers’ Fair – Howard CollegeTo provide an opportunity for companies to come on campus for graduate recruitment purposesUnite Building – Howard College
12 – 16 AugGrade 9 ExpoTo promote STEM careers to grade 9 learners in low quintile schoolsEdgewood Campus
29 Jul – 2 Aug ; or 5 – 9 AugNational Science WeekNational celebration to promote Science, Engineering & Technology – school workshops & public lectures PMB & Westville
20 – 21 AugUkulinga Howard Davis Memorial SymposiumSymposium that seeks to benefit communities from knowledge integration between higher education institutions and agricultural stakeholders.Ukulinga research farm
SeptSTEM Careers SymposiumTo introduce high school learners to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.Dinning Hall – Edgewood campus
20 Sept College Fun RunTo foster relations and communication between all College staff and PG studentsTBA
17 OctPRIS 2019To showcase postgraduate student research activitiesTBA
22 NovEngineering Industry Awards/BanquetTo honour achievements in Engineering and industry partnershipsTBA
25 NovLong Service Awards & Retirees function – PMBTo honour long serving and retiring staffPrincipals Dining Room – PMB
26 NovLong Service Awards & Retirees function – WSTTo honour long serving and retiring staff STEC – Westville
27 NovSTEC@UKZN Holiday workshopTo engage young children in STEMI related hands on activities and to promote science to young childrenSTEC – Westville
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