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Geology is the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting upon them.



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Westville;,Edgewood, Howard College, Medical School and Pietermaritzburg campus MAIN libraries Opening Hours

First and Second Semester :

Open 24 Hours (4 February 2019)

Mid Year Break :

Weekdays : 8H00 - 23H00 (Monday to Fridays)

Saturday : 8H30 - 23H00

Sunday : Closed


Useful links @ UKZN

UKZN website

UKZN staff portal

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 Lava flows at a lava fissure in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, on 12 May, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Picture: AFPLava spews from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. Picture: AFPPeople watch as ash erupts from the Halemaumau crater during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii on 15 May 2018. Picture: ReutersSteam plumes rise as lava enters the Pacific Ocean, after flowing to the water from a Kilauea volcano fissure, on Hawaii's Big Island on 21 May, 2018 near Pahoa, Hawaii. Picture: AFP

This Geology support page provides information for undergraduates, graduates and researchers in general in the field of Geology. This guide introduces you to the different information resources and associated activities in the academic environment at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


Where are we?

Geology is taught on the Westville Campus. The site can be accessed at

The Campus has a physical library (B Block) where relevant books, journals, theses and other resources can be located. Online access is available on and off campus to a wide range of resources. When you are prompted for login details please enter your staff or student number and LAN password.The Library website can be accessed via :

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Library Operating Hours

All UKZN Libraries other than Branch Libraries:

Monday to Sunday - Open 24 Hours
















Subject Librarian

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Ashika Pramlal
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Westville Campus Main Library
B 318
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