Welcome to the School of Chemistry & Physics

Lab opening
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.
Latest News
UKZN Delegates Deliver Impressive Presentations at SKA Conference
UKZN Delegates Deliver Impressive Presentations at SKA Conference
Students, postdoctoral researchers and staff from UKZN’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU) delivered well-received presentations at the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) postgraduate conference in Cape Town.
Hassle free Registration on all UKZN Campuses
Hassle free Registration on all UKZN Campuses
Registration began on all UKZN campuses this week with the University welcoming new and returning students to the 2018 academic year.
UKZN Students Welcomed at Orientation 2018
UKZN Students Welcomed at Orientation 2018
The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s 2018 Orientation events, recently held on all five campuses, saw large crowds of excited students attend, eager to learn about what the University had to offer.
Latest Events
Official opening of labs

Official opening of the 

Peptide Sciences Laboratory, 

and the 

Laser Chemical Vapour Deposition and Thin Films Laboratory

7 March | H block - WST

Attendance by invitation only

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Pietermaritzberg campus:

Main Campus
King Edward Avenue 

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  Telephone: 033 260 6223
  Email: scp@ukzn.ac.za

  Westville campus:

H block
Westville Campus
University Road

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  Telephone: 031 260 3090
  Email: scp@ukzn.ac.za

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