UKZN boasts Youngest Graduate at 19 Years Old
Mr Bulelani Msawakhe Mazibuko’s heart pounded with anticipation and his eyes gleamed with excitement when he stepped onto the stage at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Graduation ceremony
Stellenbosch University lecturer, Mr Phila Msimang, graduated cum laude with his Master of Arts (Philosophy) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. ‘It feels great to have achieved this milestone. It makes me want to write another thesis,’ he said.
University of KwaZulu-Natal Criminology lecturer, Dr Siyanda Dlamini, graduated with a PhD in Criminology and Forensic Studies for his research into crime and community policing, focusing on community police forums.
University of KwaZulu-Natal lecturer, Dr Loraine Prinsloo, graduated with a PhD in Arts for her research that looked at the motivation to learn Afrikaans and the willingness to speak Afrikaans by Afrikaans second language pre-service teaching students.
Mother of three, Ms Mbali Jiyane, graduated with a Master of Arts in Linguistics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal for her research that analysed narrations produced by isiZulu speaking children from KwaZulu-Natal using the Narrative Scoring Schema (NSS).
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) staffer Dr Nontobeko Buthelezi graduated with a PhD in Psychology for her research into the Afrocentric paradigm in understanding student success at the Institution’s College of Humanities.
University of KwaZulu-Natal lecturer, Dr Henry Gumede, graduated with a PhD in Arts for his research that analysed feminist discourse in four selected Zulu literary texts: “Beyond Woman As A Victim”.
It was double celebration for sisters Sihawukelwe and Mpumelelo Luthuli who graduated with their postgraduate degrees at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Sihawukelwe was awarded her Masters in Development Studies while Mpumelelo achieved her Bachelor of Science Honours in Geography and Environmental Management.