Advancing and defending the interest of UKZN staff


The objective of this site is to facilitate communication between the University of KwaZulu-Natal Staff Union (UKSU) and its members as well as the staff of the university; it is a source of information for the membership and staff in general.

Are you a member if a union? Is your union really looking after your interest?

If not, consider joining the largest union at UKZN.

UKSU is by far the largest and most effective Union at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), and continues to grow daily.  From 2012 to present, its membership has grown by >150%.

The CCMA-conducted verification of union numbers on 26 April 2019 provided the following, showing UKSU at 45% and the only union with double figures – a large proportion of staff at 28% are not unionised.

UKSU represents staff at all levels from both the academic and professional sectors.

This website is available to keep readers informed of developments, as it pertains to their employment and membership.

If you have any suggestions, please feel free to contact UKSU using the details on the contact us link.

If you experience any employment related issues and/or wish to speak to a representative, please contact the UKSU Officer by using the details on the contact us link.  The UKSU officer will respond or put you in contact with the appropriate representative. 

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UKSU Chairman

Raymond Parkies