Welcome to the School of Chemistry & Physics

Chemistry-&-Physics
UKZN’s School of Chemistry and Physics is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. It is located predominantly on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, with a small Engineering service presence on Howard College.

It has a staff complement of 148 academic and support staff , houses approximately 600 undergraduate students and boasts a postgraduate component of 250, engaged in Honours, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral research.

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 an excellent degree in Chemistry or Physics to their name.
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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.
Research Day Promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Research Day Promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Doing research for impact beyond publishing and becoming job creators rather than job seekers were emphasised during an innovation stream event on UKZN’s Westville campus.
UKZN National Astronomical Observatory China MOA Enhances Collabor...
UKZN National Astronomical Observatory China MOA Enhances Collabor...
The Director General of the National Astronomical Observatory China (NAOC) Professor Jun Yan visited UKZN during which he signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Albert van Jaarsveld.
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Pietermaritzberg campus:

Main Campus
King Edward Avenue 
Scottsville 
Pietermaritzburg  

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H block
Westville Campus
University Road
Westville

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