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

Virtual graduation and stories

We are pleased to share a recording of our virtual graduation ceremony as well as stories from some of our top-achieving graduates.

UKZN Academics Plenary Presentation at the ITWeb Security Summit

Drs Brett van Niekerk and Trishana Ramluckan delivered a plenary presentation in conjunction with Mrs Noëlle van der Waag-Cowling (Stellenbosch University) at the annual ITWeb Security Summit, which was held online. Their presentation was titled, Multi-disciplinary Teams to Counter State-backed Cyber Attacks: Experiences from an International Cyber Challenge, and was based on the lessons learned

Alumni Hit the Mark in the Gaming World

Graduates of UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS), Mr Andrew Clark and Mr Michael Waltham are taking the Computer Science skills that they honed at the University to the world of virtual reality, where they have established themselves as indie game developers and are working on a new one-versus-one auto battler game fused with

UKZN and The Ocean Cleanup Partner to Tackle Umgeni River Plastic Pollution

UKZN has teamed up with The Ocean Cleanup – a Dutch non-profit organisation that is developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic – to investigate the mechanisms of plastic pollution in the Umgeni River and its transportation through all seasons. The project will span three years (2021 to 2024), mapping plastic pollution hotspots

UKZN Students Scoop SASA Awards

UKZN Statistics students have scooped the lion’s share of bursaries and scholarships on offer from the South African Statistical Association (SASA). SASA makes awards available annually to outstanding students studying Statistics at third-year and honours levels. Out of the six awards on offer nationally, four went to students from UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and