Teaching and Learning Office

Mr Melikhaya Noqamza

Mr Melikhaya Noqamza

Instructional Designer (COH)

Contact Info

Staff Bio

Melikhaya joined UKZN in March 2018 as a Lab Technician & Demonstrator for the Digital Art Lab under the College of Humanities School of Art. His responsibilities included software management and assisting in the teaching and developing learning material. In 2021 he joined the UTLO team as an Instructional Designer. Duties involve enhancing teaching and learning through online programs that use technology and innovative solutions. Manage, support, and promote the effective use of technology and design in online education, including course and program design.

His Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours degree focused on the uses of augmented reality in art education. With his master’s degree, he focused on gamifying Higher Education learning materials. His current role as an instructional designer at UKZN allows him to Develop, evaluate and design curriculum, methods, teaching, and assessment techniques for face-to-face and blended instruction. Provide support for developing, feedback, and revising materials in compliance with quality standards using the latest web tools.

In 2021 he was awarded a certificate of appreciation by UKZN for distinguished contribution to the success of blended learning in the 2020 academic year during the COVID19 pandemic.

  • Bachelor of Art Visual Art
  • Bachelor of Art Visual Art (Hons)
Research Interest

Augmented Reality Applications and Digital Art in Education



Conferences and Presentations
  • ISEA2018 – International Symposium of Electronic Art (Exhibitor & Panelist)
  • DIFF2019 – Durban International Film Festival (Exhibitor & Panelist)