Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins of the United States.

SOWETO EXCHANGE at UKZN Jazz Centre

UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) in the School of Arts proudly presents SOWETO EXCHANGE – a sonic jazz hip-hop group led by saxophonist Ernest Dawkins of the United States – today (Wednesday, 6 February) from 6pm.

Josie Matabola

Jazz Student Performs Songs Based on her Life

UKZN jazz student Ms Josie Matabola performed on stage with her band in Hammarsdale in a concert held in association with Concerts SA, Seaman’s Corner and iSupport Music Business.

Award winners from the School of Arts.

Excellence lauded at School of Arts Awards

The School of Arts in the College of Humanities recently held its excellence awards at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM). Students and staff were lauded for their excellent performance in various categories. This is an annual event in the School, which is linked to the University’s REACHT values. Acting Dean and Head

UKZN jazz lecturer, Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane, who won Best Artiste award at the All Africa Music Awards.

Best Artiste award for UKZN Lecturer

UKZN jazz lecturer, Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane, was named Best Artiste in South African Jazz at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). He was also nominated in the Best Male Artist in Southern Africa category. Mashiloane was in Accra in Ghana to attend the awards ceremony on 24 November 2018. AFRIMA is designed to promote the

Mr Eloff Pretorius and one of his artworks titled ‘Intrusion’ which depicts a landscape disrupted by large geometric forms based on satellite images of mine dumps

Fine Arts student to showcase innovative non-toxic etching practices

Masters in Fine Arts student Mr Eloff Pretorius will showcase some of his fascinating etching works at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg from 26-30 November. This exhibition and walkabout is part of his research work which explored innovations in non-toxic materials for intaglio etching. ‘Non-toxic etching processes use less hazardous means of achieving the

Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase, a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Student becomes Youth Ambassador for UN Population Fund

Third year Media and Cultural Studies student Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase has been chosen as a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). ‘Being a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) member means I will be able to participate in forums and processes that seek to improve the situation of young people and establish an improved

Dancers perform on stage

Dancers with Down Syndrome Perform at Sneddon Theatre

Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage The Flatfoot Dance Company next week presents its second annual integrated dance programme featuring dancers with the Down Syndrome condition. N’gila/I Am Here is choreographed by UKZN Drama and Performance studies lecturer Ms Lliane Loots in collaboration with eight dancers from the Flatfoot

Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.

Fine Arts student exhibits Ceramic Works at Jack Heath Gallery

Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. Ms

Sana Jeewa receiving her Gradstar Award.

Linguistics Student Scoops Gradstar Top 100 Award

Sana Jeewa receiving her Gradstar Award. PhD linguistics student, Ms Sana Jeewa, is confident about her future after being selected as a GradStar 2018 top 100 student. GradStar is a mentorship programme that annually recognises top students who display leadership qualities and readiness for the workplace. Jeewa underwent a rigorous judging process before being selected