Welcome to the School of Life Sciences
 Life Sciences
The School of Life Sciences, which is located on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, is one of five schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science.

The School’s cutting edge laboratories and research equipment compare favourably with the best in the world. Caring and enthusiastic lecturers ensure that students emerge highly employable, with a rich university experience and a first class degree in the Life Sciences to their name. 

This field of study encompasses all human, plant and animal life – ranging from microscopic germs to elephants and everything in between.
Disciplines/ Areas of specialisation 

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Latest News
Results of MACE Lab Research on Microplastic Pollution Revealed at...
Results of MACE Lab Research on Microplastic Pollution Revealed at...
The MACE laboratory at the School of Life Sciences featured strongly in a session devoted to microplastics and the danger they pose to marine life at the recent Symposium for Contemporary Conservation Practice
Woolworths Lends Support to Cape Parrot Research
Woolworths Lends Support to Cape Parrot Research
Cape Parrot research in South Africa and BirdLife South Africa (Birdlife SA) have received an important boost from retailer Woolworths.
Science-Inspired Art at Postgraduate Research Day
Science-Inspired Art at Postgraduate Research Day
An exhibit of seven pieces of art based on postgraduate research at UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) was a feature of the College’s Postgraduate Research and Innovation Day which attracted more than 700 participants.
Latest Events
Seminars 
Seminar

"Overview of SANAS and its mandate"

Presented by Mr Neville Tayler & Mr Shadrack Phophi

  • Date: 25 October 2017 
  • Time: 12:20
  • Venue: Zoology Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, John Bews Building, PMB
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Special Workshop

Run by Mr Neville Tayler & Mr Shadrack Phophi
SANAS
  • Date: 25 October 2017 
  • Time: 14:00
  • Venue: Zoology Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, John Bews Building, PMB
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PMB campus
PMB campus
Physical
Life Sciences Campus
Carbis Road
Scottsville

Postal
Private BagX 01
Scottsville
3209

 WST campus
Westville campus
Physical
University Road
Westville
4000


Postal
Private Bag X54001
Durban
4000

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