Education

Science Week celebrated with school visits – photo essay

  • 02 August 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

The public was included in National Science Week activities hosted by uShaka Sea World this year. Although the aquarium traditionally focuses on learners in Grades 9 to 12, this year it gave visitors of all ages an insight into the amazing world of science.

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Celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8 at uShaka Sea World

  • 26 May 2013 | Anne Kunz | Category: Education

Around the world on June 8 every year people mark World Oceans Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the world’s oceans, their amazing diversity and the critical role that they play in sustaining life on land.

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Invertebrate Survey lucky-draw winners announced

Congratulations to Danny and Maria Oliphant, who won uShaka platinum passes in the Invertebrate Survey lucky draw.

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uShaka Sea World Work Experience Programme applications now open

  • 14 March 2013 | SAAMBR | Category: Education

Eight lucky life sciences learners will be chosen for uShaka Sea World’s upcoming Work Experience Programme in July 2013. All applicants are required to submit a letter of motivation, along with two reference letters – one from the learner’s life sciences educator.

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uShaka hosts a record 10,000 children in one day

  • 28 February 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Way before the sun appeared over the horizon on Saturday 23 February 2013, uShaka staff and volunteers from various religious organisations were hard at work preparing for the expected arrival of 10 000 children at the facility later in the day.

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uShaka Sea World hosts international veterinary students

  • 07 February 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Natassia Bacco, who qualified at Pentificial Catholic University in Brazil, and final-year Tennessee University veterinary student Kim Lucy are being hosted by uShaka Sea World during February 2013.

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Live radio broadcast spreads uShaka Sea World's conservation message

Radio 2000 presenter Bertha Charuma’s 9am to 12pm show featured a couple of celebrities with a difference this week when it was aired live from uShaka Sea World.

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Penguin pairings plan to increase genetic diversity

It had all the makings of a match made in heaven when a trio of African penguins was flown to Cape Town last week, to meet potential mates at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

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Turtle poacher turns his attention to conservation

Wednesday, 28 November marked a turning point in the life of convicted turtle poacher Makotikoti Zikhali, who spent four hours at uShaka Sea World learning about the marine creatures that live along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline, and the need for their protection.

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Fantastic holiday programme for young children

  • 21 November 2012 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Calling all children aged 6 to 10. Come and join our fabulous uShaka holiday programme “The Big 5” all day on December 10 and 11 at our NPC Sea World Education Centre. The programme includes loads of exciting activities ideally suited to young enquiring minds.

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Bony fish

There is a great diversity of bony fish species. Some…

Meet our dolphins

Gambit is believed to be the largest bottlenose dolphin in…

Gambit the dolphin – a living legend at 41

A special birthday is being celebrated today at uShaka Sea…

Sardines

Sardines are small silver fish that are also known as…

Mazda Wildlife Fund supports ORI Coral Reef Research

The Mazda Wildlife Fund has supported the Oceanographic Research Institute’s…

uShaka Sea World is celebrating African Penguin Awareness Day on Saturday 8th October 2011

Penguins are our business. We all need healthy oceans to…

Why care about the oceans?

Not many people realise that carbon emissions are harming the…

Eco House opens in February

The Eco House in the aquarium will show you how…