Education in Pietermaritzburg

University of KwaZulu-Natal

The University

The University of Natal was founded in 1910 as the Natal University College and extended to Durban in 1922. The two campuses were incorporated into the University of Natal in March 1949. It became a major voice in the struggle against Apartheid, and was one of the first universities in the country to provide education to black students. This campus boasts association with a remarkable array of world-class academics and has famous alumni distributed throughout the world. It became the University of KwaZulu-Natal on 1 January 2004.

Educational institutions

  • Alexandra High School
  • Bisley Park Primary School
  • Carter High School
  • Clifton Preparatory School
  • Cordwalles Preparatory School
  • Cowan House
  • Epworth School
  • Evangelical Seminary of Southern Africa
  • Grace College
  • Hilton College
  • Heritage Academy
  • Laddsworth Primary School
  • Linpark High School
  • Maritzburg College
  • Maritzburg Christian School
  • Merchiston Preparatory School
  • Michaelhouse
  • Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School
  • Scottsville School
  • St. Anne's Diocesan College
  • St. Charles College
  • St. John's Diocesan School for Girls
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Voortrekker High School
  • The Wykeham Collegiate
  • Haythorne Secondary School
  • Woodlands Primary School
  • Forest Hill Primary School
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