Vision Statement

The Strategy Statement articulates UKZN’s shared vision about where it is, what matters to it, and the future it wants to create. The Strategy Statement is informed by what the University is passionate about, what it could be at international level – and what drives its existence. The UKZN Strategy Statement is:

“The University of KwaZulu-Natal, situated on the eastern seaboard of South Africa, strives to inspire greatness in all who encounter the Institution. In its pursuit to be the Premier University of African Scholarship, UKZN delivers on the dual imperatives of quality and transformation. By its nature, a transformative university that places people first, and which nurtures and

develops academic talent and diversity among its students and staff, UKZN aspires to a value-driven service culture that inspires greatness across the Institution, in its partners, and in the stakeholder communities it serves. The University promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in its staff, students and partners in order to excel in its research, teaching and learning, and societal service endeavours – and as part of its nation-building efforts. The University welcomes diversity and aspires to grow its international outlook. UKZN is committed to good governance and best practices, to creating an inviting institutional culture for all partners, and to providing an inspiring platform for promoting social cohesion and greatness through nation building.”

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