University of Zululand meets Industry partner – iSimangaliso Wetland Park

On the 28th September 2021, as part of the Erasmus+ SUCSESS project, the staff and students of Department of Recreation and Tourism (DRT), University of Zululand went on an excursion to iSimangaliso Wetland Park, one of the top tourist attractions in KwaZulu-Natal and the first World Heritage Site in South Africa inscribed in 1999. iSimangaliso received its World Heritage status because of its rich biodiversity, unique ecosystems and superlative natural beauty.


The Department of Recreation and Tourism is currently working on finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with iSimangaliso Wetland Park. This MoU will trigger official collaboration between iSimangaliso and DRT regarding Teaching and Learning, Work Integrated Learning, Events Management, Community Engagement and Research.