A pilot project indicates success in chickpea production by local farmers in South Africa

Following the successful Chickpea Farmers Field Day that was hosted by the University of Venda (Univen)’s School of Agriculture at the Experiential Farm on 12 September 2017, a pilot project aimed at chickpea production indicates to be a resounding success. Prof Eastonce Gwata in a chickpea farm at Dovheni village (Vhembe District, Limpopo Province). According […]

Bela-Bela CPA and Univen have done it again through a research seminar for final year Animal Science students

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) in collaboration with Bela-Bela Communal Property Association (Bela-Bela CPA) had on Thursday, 04 October 2018 organised a research seminar day for final year Animal Science students. The event took place at Zebula Golf Club, in Bela-Bela. The event marked the completion of the second objective of the collaboration agreement, which […]


The University of Venda Schools Liaison Office joined hands with Malamulele East Circuit as part of “Apply before the closing date” campaign. Two separate sessions were held targeting school principals and grade 12 learners respectively focusing on the importance of applying to the University of Venda before the closing date. The event took place at […]

AgriSETA and Univen School of Agriculture aim to improve productivity of animals in communal areas

Agriculture is an important primary component of the South African rural community and national economy. It is the major factor in rural economic growth and development. However, there is a need for necessary programmes to support agriculture so that it plays a distinctive role in broadening the economic and social options of rural and urban […]

UNIVEN confers a total of 56 Doctoral degrees during 2019 academic year PhD graduates

“Our doctoral degree output for this Spring graduation ceremony is the highest number of doctoral degrees ever produced by this University. We are very pleased about this achievement and would like to thank academic, administrative and service staff for their hard work,” said the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Bernard Nthambeleni during the University of Venda […]