University Learn 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 this repository of resources to support student in transitioning to online learning. Content acknowledgement: CLMS Teaching and Learning Unit

Teaching and Learning COVID-19 Project Plan

View the COVID-19 Project Plans below.

Catch-up Plan

Project Plan

Project Plan for Staff & Students

Featured News

  • The Student Voices Spotlight

    The Aim: To recognise academic excellence and active participation in the 2020/2021 remote teaching and learning academic years.

    The Student Voices Spotlight
  • Spotlight Award for Education Students

    Two students from the School of Education, Ms Phakamile Mazibuko and Mr Andile Gumede, were recently awarded the 2022 UKZN Student Spotlight Award

    Spotlight Award for Education Students

    Featured News

    You are invited to present at the

    UKZN E-learning Symposium​ 2022

    The Student Voices


    Educational Technologies

    At UKZN, there a various licensed software and online services available for you to work digitally. Instruction Guides on Software and Online Services

    UKZN Learn Page

    Zoom for Students

    Google Drive Tools

    Zero Rated Websites

    VPN Global Protect


    Software Repository

    Office 365 Tools

    Student Support Services: Transitioning to Online Learning

    Online Transition Tips

    Transitioning to an online learning environment can be challenging in the best of circumstances. With the unexpected Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lock down, academic institutions have had to take unprecedented initiatives in delivering their academic curriculum to their students. So here are some tips to help you transition to online learning to make sure they make the most of it and avoid the pitfalls of transitioning to online education

    Teaching and Learning: Online Learning Orientation Guide

    Orientation guide to get you prepared for online learning at UKZN

    Psycho-Social Service Support: Help Contacts

    As a student, we understand you might need assistance in areas such as mental health counseling, education, spiritual, support etc., hence, we have provided help lines of professionals that can give you the required support.

    Support Details

    • Student Support Services
    • External Contact Numbers for Counselling Services
    • Emergency Contact Numbers

    Other Useful Links

    We have made available links to other resources. These resources are not UKZN-made and are not necessarily applicable to the UKZN context, however, could be useful for your learning

    IT Support

    ICS support staff are available to assist you with any issue or challenges you are facing with using technology as a student. Below are various contact platforms you can access the student support services.

    Contact Details

    Additional Resources

    Please the find links to additional resources.


    Teaching and Learning Contact Details


    Click the link below to access UKZN library website