UKZN Student Fees



UKZN Student Fees, The Council of the University reserves the right to amend all fees, without givingprior notice, during the course of the academic year.
All fees are payable in full, irrespective of whether the academic program isinterrupted by factors beyond the University’s control, e.g. strikes, student boycotts, civil unrest, or other disruption on campus. Full fees are payable in the case of suspension or expulsion of a student resulting from any disciplinary measures.
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The University of Durban-Westville was established in the 1960s as the University College for Indians on Salisbury Island in Durban Bay. Student numbers throughout the 1960s were low as a result of the Congress Alliances’ policy of shunning apartheid structures. This policy gave way in the 1980s to a strategy of “education under protest” which sought to transform apartheid institutions into sites of struggle. Student numbers grew rapidly and in 1971, the College was granted University status. The following year, the newly-named University of Durban-Westville moved into its modern campus in Westville and was a site of major anti-apartheid struggle. UDW became an autonomous institution in 1984, opening up to students of all races.