UKZN Student Beats Odds to Secure Master’s Degree
Despite challenging personal circumstances, Mr Siyabonga Nxumalo of Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal graduated with a Master of Social Sciences degree from UKZN.
Fascination with a nature-themed performance by deaf pavement poets was the motivation behind the choice of research for a master’s degree by the co-founder of the Green Heart Movement and one of UKZN’s Top 40 Most Inspiring Students, Ms Sana Ebrahim.
One of South Africa's leading theatre directors and personalities, Themi Venturas, graduated with a Masters of Arts degree for his research titled: In Search of the Water: Interrogating Intercultural Performance with a Special Focus on Examining my Role in the Making of The Last Anniversary (2014).
UKZN staff member Dr Bridget Campbell, graduated with a PhD in Education following research about how she can use her past experiences and influences on her teaching to explore possibilities for her future practice.