School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Category: 2021

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UKZN Students Clean Up River in Pietermaritzburg

The Operation Songamanzi Student Organisation (OSSO) – a UKZN club based on the Pietermaritzburg campus, which deals with water conservation – held a clean-up drive along the Alexandra River while implementing Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM).

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UKZN Launches New BSc Degree

UKZN recently held a virtual launch of a new degree, the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Earth Observation (EO) which will be taught for the first time in 2022 on the University’s Pietermaritzburg campus.

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Postharvest Physiologist Recognised by National Future Professors Programme

Dr Asanda Mditshwa from the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) has been selected to participate in the National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Future Professors Programme (FPP) in recognition of his potential as an up-and-coming academic leader in the field of Horticultural Science.

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Prestigious Oxford Scholarship for Hydrology Graduate

Mr Nalin Singh, who graduated from UKZN with a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science Honours in Hydrology degree in May this year, is headed for Oxford University in England after being awarded an Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship to further his studies there through an MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management programme.

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