Science and Technology Education Centre
(STEC@UKZN)

WELCOME

The Science and Technology Education Centre at UKZN (STEC@UKZN), aims to stimulate and encourage high school learners with enquiring minds to pursue careers in Science and Technology. 

STEC@UKZN

We have numerous “hands-on” activities, interactive displays, posters and presentations for learners and the public. We also offer exciting science shows and workshops which highlight and explain everyday phenomena. Trained personnel are always on hand to assist and answer questions. In addition, we can offer a custom-made programme to suit your particular needs, for both learners and educators.

Incorporated within the centre is the Geology Education Museum, the only geological museum in KwaZulu-Natal. We have spectacular minerals, fossils, meteorites and lots of rocks on display.

What we offer

Exhibits

We have a number of interactive exhibitions on display, that will challenge and intrigue the minds of learners interested in science. 

Science Shows

The world-famous Dr T delivers science shows with an array of entertaining and informative experiments and demonstrations.

Workshops

We run a huge variety of workshops for learners of all ages to develop their deductive/ critical thinking.

Educational Resources

Check out our free educational resources.

Talks and Trips

We offer a variety of scientific talks throughout the scientific spectrum. We can arrange a visit to the glacial pavement, or to a special lab

Career Corner

Visit our career corner where you get career related information so that you can make informed choices about your career pathing.

Science 4U Outreach

Our Science4U initiative offers curriculum related services to schools. We also visit Science Festivals and ae part of the Umjikelezo We-Science initiative.

Geology Education Museum

The only geology museum in KwaZulu-Natal. We have spectacular minerals, rocks, fossils and also meteorites on display.

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us  for more information about the science centre and our services.

Our details

Tel: +27 (0)31 260-7710 or +27(0) 31 260 2524
E-mail: stec@ukzn.ac.za
Fax: +27(0) 31 260 2280

Working hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 16:30

We are here

Ground Floor, H1 Building
UKZN (Westville campus)
University Road
Westville, 4000