Durban University of Technology Council Achievement Award In recognition of being an outstanding University Publisher in 2012. February 2014.
DELTA Award for Distinguished Electronic Learning and Teaching (Runner up). E-learning Project award: Presentation at E-Learning Day, Durban University of Technology. 23 May 2007.
Project Team Member, Literary Tourism in KwaZulu-Natal Project, National Research Foundation/ University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2002 to present.
Associate Professorship, Durban Institute of Technology, 2001.
Centre for Science Development International Conference grants: 1996 and 1998.
Centre for Science Development Scholarship: D.Litt in Southern African Literature and Languages (1996/7)
Foundation for Research Development Grant (1993/4) Course on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
International Television Association (SA) 1st place in Documentary/Informative category (Natal Region) for the video production A Gift of Sound 1985 (With D. de Beyer and T. Tuck).