The school is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. It is located predominantly on the Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Howard College campuses. It has a staff complement of 73 academic, 10 support and 6 technical staff; houses approximately 900 undergraduate students; and boasts a postgraduate complement in excess of 210,
The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science still has places available in its first-year programmes for funded or self-funded students for second semester
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We are pleased to share a recording of our virtual graduation ceremony as well as stories from some of our top-achieving graduates.
UKZN Statistics students have scooped the lion’s share of bursaries and scholarships on offer from the South African Statistical Association (SASA).
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
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
The study of an epoch when stars first formed in the universe earned Ms Tankiso Moso an MSc in Applied Mathematics cum laude. ‘It is good to know about the history of the universe and its epochs as it touches on things that affect and appear in our everyday life,’ she said.
Having graduated with his Honours degree in Mathematics summa cum laude, Mr Ntokozo Khuzwayo came back for more. This year he earned his Master’s – again, with distinction! ‘I was motivated to do my MSc at UKZN because of its reputation in research and because it has one of the best experts in my chosen field,
Applied Mathematics is not a subject for the faint-hearted, but for MSc graduate, Ms Noeleen Naidoo, it is what she eats, breathes and sleeps. Her thesis titled: Lie Symmetry Analysis of Differential Equations Arising in Radiating Stars, earned her a summa cum laude pass. Naidoo was supervised by Professors Kesh Govinder and Sunil Maharaj. ‘Noeleen worked on