Teaching & Learning Centre

About us

The Teaching and Learning and Centre (TLC), led by the director of teaching and learning, comprises four units to drive the teaching and learning agenda of the university, namely, Teaching with Technology, the Academic Staff Development Office (ASDO), the Student Academic Development Office (SADO) and Curriculum development.  The Teaching and Learning Centre supports students and lecturers through regular needs-based training and workshops, orientation, induction tutor and mentoring programme and first-year experience, computer training and preparation for the examination. In addition, TLC provides a wide variety of instructional methods, educational services, or school resources to help students accelerate their learning progress, catch up with their peers, meet learning standards, or generally succeed in school.


Values 2022-2027 serve as a foundation for a more equitable and inclusive UNIZULU community.  The values are:

Our vision & mission

A leading comprehensive African university that thrives on quality and fosters collaborative and innovative cultures with its rural and urban campuses.


UNIZULU seeks to:

  • produce globally competitive graduates relevant to the development needs of the country, and;
  • engage with society for the betterment of all.


Teaching & Learning imperatives

The Teaching and Learning imperatives reflected in the University Teaching and Learning Plan are:

  • Staff capacity development
  • Student success and graduateness
  • Student support and development
  • Professionalization of teaching
  • Staff Qualifications
  • Curriculum renewal
  • Academic reviews
  • Programme development (diversity for a comprehensiveness mix)
  • SOTL
  • Impact Studies

Teaching & Learning Events


  • FYE Orientation
  • Staff Induction
  • Academic Week
  • Teaching and Learning Conference
  • Workshops – Students and Staff
  • Training – Students and Staff