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
AprSTEM Careers SymposiumTo introduce high school learners to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.Dinning Hall – Edgewood 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
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
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
29 Jul – 2 Aug ; or 5 – 9 AugNational Science WeekNational celebration to promote Science, Engineering & Technology – school workshops & public lectures PMB & Westville
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