14 June 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 30
Abebehambele umhlangano wokucobelelana ngolwazi wesigungu sabaqondisi be-MACE ekhempasini i-Westville e-UKZN.

Umhlangano Wokwabelana Ngolwazi Wabaqondisi Be-MACE Obubanjelwe e-UKZN

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Abezokuxhumana basezikhungweni zemfundo ephakeme ezingama-20 zasezweni lonke bahlanganele ekhempasini i-Westville e-UKZN emhlanganweni wokucobelelana ngolwazi weSigungu sabaQondisi be-Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE).

Ms Okuhle Tamella and Mr Nkululeko Chiliza, received the prestigious Steven Wallace Trust Scholarship.

Maritime Law Students receive Honorary Scholarship

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Two students in the Maritime Law and Maritime Studies Unit, Ms Okuhle Tamella and Mr Nkululeko Chiliza, have been awarded the prestigious Steven Wallace Trust Scholarship.

UKZN staff, students and school learners at the World Oceans Day held at the Bayhead Natural Heritage Site.

UKZN Celebrates World Oceans Day

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If there were no oceans, there would be no life on earth. All of our rain comes from the ocean – no oceans, no rain. No rain, no forests, no crops, no anything …

Participants at an Addiction workshop presented by UKZN student counsellor Ms Margot Sennett Freedman.

Workshop Focuses on Addiction

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Addiction - a condition prevalent in tertiary institutions today - was the focus of a workshop presented on the Pietermaritzburg campus by UKZN Counselling Psychologist Ms Margot Sennett Freedman of the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS).

Delegates at the Interactive Teaching Methods Workshop in Swakopmund, Namibia.

Law Academics represent UKZN at Teaching Conference in Namibia

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Ten UKZN Law academics presented papers at the Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa (SLTSA) conference hosted in Swakopmund by the University of Namibia’s Faculty of Law.

Representatives of Higher Education Institutions at the KZN Regional HEDSA meeting hosted by UKZN.

Higher Education Institutions in KZN Say Yes to Inclusivity: A Ground-Breaking Meeting by the KZN Regional HEDSA

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The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) region of the Higher Education Disability Services Association (HEDSA) met recently. The meeting, which was initially scheduled to take place at the University of South Africa (UNISA), was ultimately hosted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN’s) Westville campus.

UKZN masters students at the iMphendulo Workshop.

Architecture Students Participate in iMphendulo Workshop

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Masters students in Architecture participated in the iMphendulo Workshop at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) which culminated in a presentation of their design work at the KwaZulu-Natal Institute of Architecture (KZNIA).

From left: Ms Chantal Adrianarivo, Mauritius; Mr Mijoro Rakotoarinivo, Madagascar; Ms Andilyat Mohamed, Comoros; Mr Solo Hery Rapanarivo, Madagascar (partly obscured), Mr Charles Morel, Seychelles and Mr Benny Bytebier.

UKZN’s Bews Herbarium Curator at a Conference in Nairobi

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The curator of the Bews Herbarium (NU) at the School of Life Sciences on the Pietermaritzburg campus, Dr Benny Bytebier, attended the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa (AETFAT) Conference in Nairobi where he gave an interview describing the training he delivered during a workshop before the event, and what herbaria curators hoped would follow from it.

Dr Themba Ginindza.

Economic Impact of Human Papilloma Virus in Swaziland a Major Concern – UKZN Study Reveals

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The economic burden of human papilloma virus-related cervical diseases and genital warts is a major concern in Swaziland, a study conducted by UKZN Public Health Medicine lecturer Dr Themba Ginindza has revealed.

UKZN’s Dr Phindile Dlamini whose hobby is writing children’s books in isiZulu.

Lecturer Writes Children’s Books in isiZulu as a Hobby

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‘I write in isiZulu because it is my mother tongue, my identity. It is the language I know best and I would like to be counted among those who contributed in preserving and enriching indigenous languages.’

Dr Thembelihle Dlungwane.

Study on Issues and Challenges in Master of Public Health Degree Programmes

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UKZN academics Dr Thembelihle Dlungwane and Dr Anna Voce have completed a study to establish a baseline for Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree programmes in South Africa concentrating on characteristics, the curriculum, the teaching workforce and graduate output.

Proud recipients of the ISFAP bursary pilot programme at UKZN.

ISFAP Rescues UKZN Students from Failing - Funding the “Missing Middle”

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The College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal recently hosted an Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) information session at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine.

The Mandela Rhodes Community and UKZN host Conversations for Change.

Conversations for Change Forum held at UKZN

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UKZN partnered with the Mandela Rhodes Community, an alumni organisation of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, to host the 6th annual Conversations for Change event on the Howard College campus.

Six UKZN PhD candidates at Kenyatta University in Nairobi.

PhD Candidates Attend Inaugural College of Mentors Institute Meeting in Kenya

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Six UKZN doctoral candidates attended the inaugural session of the College of Mentors’ Institute at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. 

From left: Dr Deneys Schreiner; Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, DVC-Research; Dr Graham Dominy; Mrs Ann Dominy; Mr Nazim Gani, Senior Librarian – Alan Paton Centre & Struggle Archives; Professor Mbongeni Malaba, Chair - Alan Paton Centre Advisory Committee and in front Mrs Else Schreiner, wife of Prof GDL Schreiner.

Limitations on Liberalism: A Tale of Three Schreiners

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“Limitations on Liberalism: A Tale of Three Schreiners”, was the title of the 24th Alan Paton Lecture presented by respected author and researcher Dr Graham Dominy on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus.