The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is located in the picturesque province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is a teaching and research-led university with a proud and rich heritage of academic excellence. The UKZN offers innovative curricula for accredited professional degrees through dynamic teaching and learning. Research activities are conducted in state-of-the art laboratories and span the natural, biomedical, humanities and social sciences. In addition, the UKZN offers the opportunity to take part in extensive sporting and cultural activities. The University promotes access to learning that will increase educational and employment opportunities for the historically disadvantaged. The university’s international partnerships in 44 countries provide an opportunity for direct interface and global academic exchange that enhances scholarship and the student experience.