02 November 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 57
UKZN Enactus member, Mr Muhle Ndwalane, arriving in California for the Enactus World Cup.

Virtual Reality Experiences in USA for UKZN Student

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Third-year Information Systems and Technology student, Mr Muhle Ndwalane, got a once in a lifetime opportunity of exploring the practical applications of virtual reality during his recent trip to the home of start-up and global technology companies in Silicon Valley, California.

UKZN PhD Linguistics student, Miss Sana Jeewa, receiving her GradStar award.

Linguistics Student Scoops Gradstar Top 100 Award

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PhD linguistics student, Ms Sana Jeewa, is confident about her future after being selected as a GradStar 2018 top 100 student.

USolwazi Fatima Suleman ethula isifundo sokuqala.

USolwazi weKolishi Lezifundo ZezeMpilo Wethule Isifundo Sokuqala

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Imithi iyingxenye ebucayi yokunakekelwa kwempilo yabantu, ikakhulukazi imithi esemqoka, kusho uSolwazi Fatima Suleman weKolishi LeSayensi Yezempilo e-UKZN.

Professor Bice Martincigh during her inaugural lecture.

Eclectic Chemist Presents Inaugural Lecture to Packed Auditorium

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Physical Chemist and former UKZN Distinguished Teacher Award recipient, Professor Bice Martincigh, presented her inaugural lecture to an auditorium packed to capacity with colleagues and students.

Acting College Dean of Research, Dr Michelle Gordon (fifth from left), celebrates with prize winners at the College of Health Sciences’ 2018 Research Symposium.

Undergraduate Researchers Featured for First Time at Annual CHS Symposium

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The work of undergraduates was for the first time featured at the annual College of Health Sciences (CHS) Research Symposium.

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The UKZN Griot. Of Theses, Supervisors and Public Investment

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When students tell me that the thesis is ‘all their own work’ I ask them to consider the multiple investments in their thesis by taxpayers, the university, administrators, committees, supervisors, examiners, mentors, peers, classmates, funders, deans, academic co-ordinators, lecturers, school boards, senate and other support mechanisms too numerous to list here. 

Highlights from the UKZN InQubate Invest Den event.

Entrepreneurial Boot Camp for UKZN Students

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UKZN InQubate hosted a highly contested business pitching event titled: Invest Den in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency.

It was culture galore at the recent annual UKZN Cultural Day celebrations.

National Pride on Display at UKZN Cultural Day

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The Corporate Relations Division (CRD) hosted its annual Cultural Day on the Howard College campus to help foster a multicultural environment and encourage diversity among students.

Scenes from the MACE KZN Networking and Empowerment Session.

Mindful Leadership Tops Agenda at Empowerment Session

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Higher Education communications and marketing practitioners came from far and wide to take part in the Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) KwaZulu-Natal Networking and Empowerment Session which was recently held at the Durban University of Technology (DUT).

The UKZN team of paediatric simulators in Tanzania.

Taking Hi-Fidelity Simulation from South Africa to Tanzania

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UKZN’s human patient simulation expert, Mr Naren Bhimsan, who manages the SMART Centre at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban, presented a paper at an international conference in the United States.

USolwazi Fatima Suleman ohlomule esibonenelweni esilinganiselwa kuma-R56 million sokwenza ucwaningo lwezempilo.

Kuhlinzekwe Ngo-56 Million Wokwenza Ngcono Ucwaningo Lwezempilo e-Afrika

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USolwazi wase-UKZN, uFatima Suleman kanye nabalingani bakhe bakulezi zikhungo , iMakerere University College of Health Sciences yase-Uganda, i-University of Ibadan yaseNigeria kanye neNyuvesi yaseStellenbosch bahlomule esibonenelweni esilinganiselwa kuma- R56 million sabakwa-Forgaty sokwenza ucwaningo lwezempilo.

From left: Mr Ayodeji Opeyemi Ogunlesi, Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, and Dr Gerry Bokana in Austria.

Former UKZN VC Welcomes UKZN Academic and Student in Austria

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UKZN academic, Dr Gerry Bokana, and PhD candidate, Mr Ayodeji Opeyemi Ogunlesi, met up with the University’s former Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, while on a business visit to Austria.

Amazwibela avela embukisweni we-Unsettling Space

AbaFundi BezobuCiko Bakha Isakhiwo Esibizwa Nge-"Unsettling Space"

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Abafundi beSikole Sezobuciko basanda kwakha isakhiwo esibizwa nge-'Unsettling Space' ekhempasini yaseMgungundlovu. Lokhu kwakuyingxenye ye-Andrew Mellon Foundation Supra-institutional Project ku-Decolonial Turn ( Ukuphazamisa izinhlelomqondo).

The second saved production, Side by Side Masisizane.

T&L Office Saves Historic Theatre Productions for Posterity

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The recently created University Television (UTEL), a project of the University Teaching and Learning Office (UTLO) headed by experienced media director, Mr Jasper Cecil, was pivotal in preserving- for posterity - two iconic productions which played in the then vibrant Asoka Theatre at the former University of Durban-Westville (now UKZN).

Professor Maheshvari Naidu (third left) with other conference delegates.

UKZN Anthropologist Delivers Seminar at Interdisciplinary Conference

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Anthropologist and Academic Leader of Research in the School of Social Sciences, Professor Maheshvari Naidu, delivered a seminar at the 6th Interdisciplinary Conference in Tourism Studies in Cappadocia, Turkey, at the invitation of the conference organisers and Editors of the accredited journal Anatolia.

Together at an agricultural garden project are (from left) Professor Nadaraj Govender, Mr Daniel Allu, and Ms Susan Olaniyan.

Pre-service Teachers Work on Agricultural Garden Projects

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Sixty final-year pre-service Science teachers got involved in agricultural-garden projects on UKZN’s Edgewood campus to help equip themselves with environment-friendly skills and knowledge to take to classrooms and communities.

Training session on solution-focused (brief) therapy (SFBT) on the Westville campus.

Student Support Services Tackles Suicide Risk and Prevention

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More than 30 psychologists and counsellors from Student Support Services (SSS) from all four of UKZN Colleges attended a one-day workshop on the Westville campus on suicide prevention and trauma.

Final-year Bachelor of Nursing students at the Exit Orientation and Graduate Recruitment Programme.

Arming Students for the World of Work

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Final-year Nursing students in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) enjoyed a fun-filled and informative day at the annual Exit Orientation and Graduate Recruitment Programme on the Howard College campus.