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The University of Durban-Westville was formerly a university situated in Westville, Durban opened 1972. It now forms part of the campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Known as UDW, it was initially established for Indians as during apartheid there were few universities that admitted non-White students. Prior to the building of UDW, Indian students traveled by ferry to a facility at Salisbury Island, which had been established in 1961 as the University College for Indians UDW offered degrees in commerce, law, engineering, and many sciences. Later on an indoor sports centre was built, which hosted many national sporting events. UDW was the hub of many student anti-apartheid political rallies.
Campaign of Intimidation 
In 1995 it was reported that staff members were subject to death threats, violence, break-ins to their homes and offices and smear campaigns by other staff members.
On 1 January 2004 the university was merged with the University of Natal to create the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Notable alumni