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

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.

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.

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 of his receipt of this

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 academic journey. Ndlovu comes from

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 high honour by one’s alma mater,’

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 at the University’s Graduation ceremony,