University Teach Online Portal


In response to the national imperative to provide alternative modes of teaching and learning, the UKZN Teaching and Learning Office, in conjunction with other divisions, have developed a repository of resources to support academics in engaging with online teaching. This portal will serve as the information hub to accommodate an evolving online tool kit and associated resources. We invite academics and professional staff to contribute to this portal by sharing your resources with the site administrator:

Teaching and Learning COVID-19 Project Plan

View the COVID-19 Project Plans below.

Catch-up Plan

Project Plan

Plan for Students and Staff

1st Semester Teaching Plan

Featured News

  • Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (iSoTL) Conference 2023

    Unleashing the Potential of Education through Innovation

    Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (iSoTL) Conference 2023
  • iSoTL Student Competition: Learning in the Digital Age

    As digital technologies continue to transform the way we live, work, and learn, there is a growing need to explore how technology can be used to enhance learning experiences. The "Learning in the Digital Age" Student Challenge invites undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) to share their experiences and innovative ideas on how technology can be used to enhance learning

    iSoTL Student Competition: Learning in the Digital Age

    UKZN Teach Online Strategy (UTOS)

    The UKZN Teach Online Strategy (UTOS) is designed to assist academics adopt a technology enhanced teaching and learning culture, now and for the future. The strategy affirms and aligns with conventional pedagogic practices, while advancing more innovative and creative modes


    • Understand effective digital pedagogies
    • Lecture recording/capture
    • Online lecture distribution
    • Online assessments
    • Online lecturer and student engagement
    • Online training and teaching resources
    • Webinar recordings
    • Other useful resources

    The UTOS Model

    In enabling the UTOS, an enterprise approach of integrated solutions have been implemented and ready to be used by academics to engage, assess, and deliver lectures in a more creative and innovative way.

    Teaching Technology Solutions​

    UKZN Learn2021- Solution hub

    UKZN Teaching Online Solutions - Instructional Guides

    Click on any of the below solutions to access an instruction guide on how to use these applications to enhance your online teaching capabilities.

    Moodle Page

    Turnitin Tutorial

    Kaltura Page

    Microsoft Teams Page

    PowerPoint Page

    Zoom Page

    UTEL Page

    Google Drive Tools

    VLC Video Compression

    Other Online Resources


    ZTE Router Data Balance

    Zero Rated Data

    Teaching & Learning Events

    View the upcoming and past events

    UKZN Teaching Online Support

    UKZN Teach Online Forum: This is a digital community which enables us to discuss teaching online at UKZN. In this open community we are free to start a new discussion, contribute to an existing discussion and assist others by sharing experiences of what works and what does not work.

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    Call Centre

    Open: Monday to Friday, 07H30 – 16H30
    Telephone: +27 31 260 4000


    Send your staff or student number with query to +27 63 454 7171

    ICS Walk-In Centres for Staff and Students

    Open: Monday to Friday, 08H00 and 16H30


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