13 September 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 46
Dr Ossie Kretzmann gets his PhD in Theology.

PhD for 79-Year-Old Theology Graduate

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Dr Ossie Kretzmann will tell you that it is never too late to start something new or take your life to new heights.

Education graduates with their supervisor, Dr Simon Bheki Khoza (seated, third left).

Education Academic Produces Nine PhD and Masters Graduates

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Nine excited Education students, all supervised by Professor Simon Bheki Khoza, graduated from UKZN; five with PhDs with the remaining four with their Masters degrees.

UKZN staffer, Dr Lungile Zondi, graduates with her PhD in Anthropology.

Thesis Explores Lives of PMB Street Women

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UKZN staffer, Dr Lungile Zondi, graduated with her PhD in Anthropology recently for research that delved into the life and experiences of young women (19-35 years) living on the streets of the Pietermaritzburg CBD and surroundings.

Dr Adegboyega Adedolapo Ola graduates with his PhD in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies.

Dissecting the Impact of Weapon Proliferation on Peace

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Dr Adegboyega Adedolapo Ola was thrilled to graduate from UKZN with a PhD in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies following the successful completion of his study which examined public perception on proliferation of small arms and light weapons and its impact on peace and security in Abuja, Nigeria.

Dr Mabuyi Gumede graduates with her PhD in Cultural and Heritage Tourism.

PhD Research Focuses on Coastal Tourism on Ancestral Land

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UKZN staffer Dr Mabuyi Gumede recently graduated with her PhD in Cultural and Heritage Tourism for research that investigated the extent to which the rural community of Nonoti Beach on the North Coast participates in coastal tourism taking place in their ancestral land.

Ms Tatum Niemack graduated with her Master’s in Education.

Shining the Spotlight on Teacher Migration

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Ms Tatum Niemack is proud to have graduated with her Master’s degree in Education following a study that explored pre-migrant teachers’ reasons for leaving South Africa.

Mr McDonald Mnelemba graduates summa cum laude with his Master’s in Education.

Summa Cum Laude Research Explores Means Employed by Design Students in Generating Ideas

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Mr McDonald Mnelemba is ecstatic to have graduated summa cum laude with his Master’s in Education following research that looked at creativity in students’ design projects amongst fourth-year students at Malawi  Polytechnic; one of the constituent colleges of the University of Malawi.

Ms Thandeka Mkhwane and Ms Nonkululeko Mhlongo graduate with their Bachelor of Social Sciences degrees.

SRC Members Thrilled to Graduate with Social Sciences Degrees

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Howard College Student Representative Council (HSRC) members from the University of KwaZulu-Natal were thrilled to graduate with their undergraduate degrees recently.

From left: Dr Christopher Yaye, Dr Joyline Gwara and on the far right, Dr Kudakwashe Bhasikiti. The three are pictured with their supervisor, Professor Bernard Matolino (third from left).

PhDs for Proud Philosophy Students

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Professor Bernard Matolino, an academic from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, is proud of his three students Drs Joyline Gwara, Christopher Yaye and Kudakwashe Bhasikiti who graduated with their PhDs in Philosophy from UKZN recently.

Education staffers celebrate the success of graduating with their PhDs.

School of Education Celebrates Staffers’ PhDs Achievement

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The School of Education celebrated the graduation of six of its staffers, Drs Sibonelo Blose, Tholani Hlongwa, Patrick Mweli, Jabulile Mzimela, Makhosazane Shoba and Maxwell Thabethe, who attained their PhDs in Education.

Dr Sibonelo Blose (right) and his student, Mr Ndumiso Khuzwayo, graduated from UKZN with their PhD and Master's in Education respectively.

Pure Bliss as Supervisor and Student Graduate Together

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UKZN staffer Dr Sibonelo Blose and his student Mr Ndumiso Khuzwayo were all smiles as they celebrated graduating together.

Dr Vimbai Chibango graduates with her PhD in Development Studies.

PhD Graduate Unpacks Male Partner Involvement in Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

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Zimbabwean born Dr Vimbai Chibango recently graduated with her PhD in Development Studies focusing on the involvement of male partners in the prevention of transmission of HIV from mother-to-child.

UKZN staffer, Dr Faaiza Shaikh, graduates with her PhD in Psychology.

PhD Research Zooms in on ADHD in Higher Education

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UKZN staffer, Dr Faaiza Shaikh, is thrilled after graduating with a PhD in Psychology which explores the management of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms experienced by students with the disorder at the University.

Mr Khethani Njoko, Bachelor of Social Sciences graduate.

Social Sciences Degree for Author

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Author of successful self-help book The Man in Me, Mr Khethani Njoko, graduated with his Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from UKZN.

From left: Dr William Muchono, Professor Maheshvari Naidu and Dr Gabriel Darong.

Graduates Celebrate Attaining PhDs in Anthropology

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Dr William Muchono and Dr Gabriel Darong were thrilled to graduate with their PhDs in Anthropology recently. Their research was supervised by Professor Maheshvari Naidu, with Darong being co-supervised by Professor Mosa Moshebela (Dean of the School of Nursing).

Ms Fezeka Ndlovu graduates with her Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Graduate Completes Education Degree to Make a Difference in Classrooms

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Ms Fezeka Ndlovu graduated with her Postgraduate Certificate in Education with the aim of making a difference in classrooms as well as in learners’ lives.

Master’s in Education graduate, Mr Sylvester Mbatha, with his supervisor, Dr Jaqueline Naidoo.

An Inspiring Learning Journey of Perseverance and Commitment

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Mr Sylvester Mbatha is ecstatic to have graduated with his Master’s degree in Education for research that explored collaborative learning of senior phase Mathematics teachers in a 1 + 9 Mathematics cluster in the Maphumulo circuit.