Professor Hosts National Sitting Volley Championship

Sports Science Academic Leader in the School of Health Sciences Professor Rowena Naidoo hosted the inaugural National Sitting Volley Championship from 26 to 28 March on UKZN’s Westville campus. Naidoo’s keen interest in promoting physical activity and sport among children and adults with disabilities led to the introduction of sitting volleyball in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). She

UKZN Alumnus is Mrs SA Semi-Finalist

Click here for isiZulu version UKZN alumnus, businesswoman, wife and mother Andile Pieterson is a semi-finalist in the 2022 Mrs South Africa contest. A qualified optometrist, Andile runs a service TwinsOnEyes with her twin sister Ayanda – also an optometrist – catering specifically for children at underprivileged schools. ‘We provide free glasses to children in need

UKZN Academic Leader Delivers Keynote Address in Canada

Click here for isiZulu version Senior Optometry lecturer and Academic Leader for Teaching and Learning at UKZN Dr Diane van Staden made a keynote presentation at a Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) meeting in which she called for improved access to care for persons with visual impairment. The CCB works to improve the lives

Flying the UKZN Flag High

Click here for isiZulu version Associate Professor in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, Saul Cobbing is spending his sabbatical as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto (UofT) in Canada. During his three months in Toronto, Cobbing, who is a fellow of the UKZN College of Health Sciences’ DRILL