Orientation 2024

Let’s Make Your First Year Experience A Memorable one!

Congratulations on passing your matric! We welcome you to the UKZN College of Law and Management Studies! We are here to make your transition from High School to the University as seamless as it could possibly be.

Our Aim is to offer our first-year students a strong sense of belonging while empowering and equipping them with relevant skills that are required to achieve a successful university journey.

As a first-year student, you are invited to participate in the following orientation programme.

Dates: 5 – 9 February 2024
Time: 10h00 – 12h00

Getting Started

Introduction to the First Year Experience Programme

Monday, 5 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

  • 10:00 - 10:10 Welcome and introduction of the FYE team
  • 10:10 - 10:20 Overview of AMS in the CLMS, Overview of the FYE programme
  • 10:20 - 11:00 Orientation about the systems that students interact with at UKZN
  • 11:00 - 11:50 Login, passwords & access, Zoom, MS Teams
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Q & A and closure

Understanding the Handbook

Tuesday, 6 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

  • 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction and welcome
  • 10:10 - 10:45 General academic rules
  • 10:45 - 11:20 College rules for Bachelor’s degrees
  • 11:20 - 11:50 Registration Issues
  • 11:50 - 12:00 Q&A and closure

Academic Advising by each School

School of Accounting, Economics and
Finance

Wednesday, 7 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

Join this session if you have been accepted for the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Bachelor of Business Science and the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Extended Curriculum). Academics from the disciplines of Accounting, Economics and Finance will be on hand to guide you on modules and career paths.

Understanding the Handbook

Wednesday, 7 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

This session is for students pursuing programmes such as the: Bachelor of Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce-General, Bachelor of Commerce-General (Extended Curriculum). Academics from the disciplines of Management, IT and Governance will be on hand to provide academic guidance.

School of Law

Wednesday, 7 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

Join this session if you have been accepted for the Bachelor of Laws degree and find out why we say law isn’t just for lawyers. Academics from the School of Law will unpack the 4-year LLB programme and career paths in various fields of law.

Get to know our services

ICS RELATED ISSUES

Thursday, 8 February Time: 10h00 – 12h00

  • 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction and Welcome
  • 10:10 - 10:30 UKZN Email
  • 10:30 - 10:50 Introduction to Moodle
  • 10:50 - 11:10 Student Timetable
  • 11:10 - 11:40 Microsoft Word, Excel
  • 11:40 - 12:00 ICS related queries

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES (SSS)

  • 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction
  • 10:10 - 11:30 Student Support Services
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Q&A and closure