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

Wonder Women In Science 2020

The Wonder Women In Science (WWIS) campaign celebrates female scientists from UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. These are passionate, pioneering and persistent heroines who are making waves in fields of science.

Computer Science Academic Features in Facial Recognition Tech Discussion

Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Dr Brett van Niekerk was a member of a live online panel which discussed: The Future of Facial Recognition Tech in Africa. Hosted by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), the panel was chaired by Senior ISS Research Advisor for Emerging Threats in Africa

Graduate Reflects on Journey to Horticulture Master’s

Mr Mawande Shinga, who graduated with his Master of Science in Agriculture in Horticultural Science this year, reflected on his journey through degree focus changes to attain a qualification that enabled him to contribute to knowledge of postharvest techniques for protecting citrus fruit against disorders. Shinga, who attended Mvuthuluka High School in southern KwaZulu-Natal, began

Graduation stories

Read the inspiring stories from some of the top-achieving graduates from the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science

Data@breakfast events

The Data@Breakfast events were created to act as a platform to discuss ‘topics at the forefront of big data, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, machine learning and more. The online webinars on the COVID-19 outbreak have grown in popularity because of their informative and insightful content on the topic.

STEC@UKZN lockdown activities

Welcome to the STEC@UKZN lockdown activities. The purpose of these activities are to “unlock” the boredom that some of you might experience during these times.

Career development services

We offer a range of career development services to our students to help them transition into the working world. From developing your CV to preparing for interviews and exploring career paths, we are here to help you develop professionally.