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An introduction to survival analysis using Stata

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The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is one of five Schools housed within the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The School encompasses the disciplines of Biostatistics, Computer Science, Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences and Statistics.

Where are we?

Located at the Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, the School caters to the needs of students ranging from undergraduate level to post-doctoral researchers. The School is headed by Professor Delia North, who is ably supported by leading academics, technical and support staff. The school website can be accessed at

All campuses have their own physical libraries containing a range of printed sources as well as study space, photocopiers and computers. The Library resources can be accessed from the Library Webpage: Once you have clicked on this link, type in your usual student / staff login to authenticate yourself. You will then be presented with a list of databases. Note that access is faster via Firefox AND Google Chrome.

 Library Operating Hours During Lockdown

UKZN Libraries is at present offering library services remotely. Please click on the library link below to get access to library resources.

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