12 October 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 58
Mr Rogier Van Bever Donker, SA Society of Physiotherapy President.

New President for SA Society of Physiotherapy

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Lecturer Mr Rogier Van Bever Donker has been appointed President of the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP).

USolwazi Albert Modi enesikhulu esiphezulu noMqondisi wezoBuciko e-The Playhouse Company, uNks Linda Bukhosini.

Hloniphani Ninakekele Abesifazane - Kusho uSolwazi Modi

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IPhini LeSekelashansela EliyiNhloko Yekolishi YezoLimo, Yezobunjiniyela NezeSayensi (i-CAES) uSolwazi Albert Modi likhulume nentsha ebise-Playhouse Theatre eThekwini ngokuqeda isihlava sokuhlukumeza abantu besifazane nezingane.

Umshayiphiyano uMnu Lindokuhle Mbothwe.

Umfundi WezoMculo Uthole Umfundaze we-Marc Raubenheimer Memorial

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Umfundi ongumshayiphiyano wekilasikhi owenza unyaka wokuqala, uMnu Lindokuhle Mbothwe, uthole umfundaze we-Marc Raubenheimer Memorial Scholarship, ewumklomelo omkhulu ezweni lonke otholwa ngabashayi bophiyano abancane emculweni wekilasikhi eNingizimu Afrika.

Izethameli zeNgqungquthela ngezeMpilo zaseMakhaya.

Kudingidwe Ezempilo Zasemakhaya Engqungqutheleni

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Ikomiti lokuhlela ingqungquthela yezinsuku ezintathu ebe yimpumelelo e-Port Shepstone, ondikimba yayo ibithi Izwi lomphakathi wasemakhaya – The Rural Voice, ibihlelwe umholi wezokufundisa i-physiotherapy e-UKZN uDkt Saul Cobbing.

Professor Betty Mubangizi (second from left) at the conference in Italy.

UKZN Academic and Researcher Speaks at Sustainable Development Conference in Italy

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UKZN’s Professor Betty Mubangizi spoke at the opening plenary session of the 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) held in Rome.

Mr Kapil Narain with renowned medical educationist, Professor Ronald Harden.

Medical Student Represents SA at International Conference

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UKZN’s Mr Kapil Narain was the only South African Medical student selected to attend and form part of the organising committee at the recent Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Musicians set to perform at Poetry Africa.

Poetry Africa Festival Features Musicians

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The Poetry Africa festival, Durban’s popular poetry feast running this week, features a host of local and international poets with talented musicians opening the sessions each evening.

College of Law and Management Studies staff at the celebratory lunch.

College of Law and Management Celebrates Staff Achievements

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The College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) hosted a lunch to honour staff members who graduated with PhDs, to recognise Distinguished Teachers Award recipients Dr Msizi Mkhize and Professor Fayth Ruffin, and to celebrate the milestone of the College graduating 71 doctoral candidates - the largest number in a single year in its history!

Students enjoy an International Sports Day on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

Sports Day Promotes Unity

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The International Student Office hosted a Sports Day on the Pietermaritzburg campus, focusing on giving international students an opportunity to socialise and interact with one another and learn about their different cultures and backgrounds.

Moot Court Competition Finalists (from left): Ms Miranda Ntlola, Ms Shazelle Jeevaruthnam, Mr Muzi Mgabhi and Mr Kairav Bhana.

Law Students Display Legal Skills Before Judges in Moot Final

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‘As the overall winner of the 48th Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Competition, I am filled with appreciation and gratitude,’ said Mr Muzi Mgabi.

From left: Dr Phindi Dlamini (UKZN), Ms Phumzile Xulu (DUT), Dr Lolie Makhubu-Badenhorst (UKZN), Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize (UKZN), Mr Lin WU (DUT), Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa (UKZN), Dr Gugu Mazibuko (UKZN), Ms Roo Mabuya (SADiLaR: N-WU) and Professor Langa Khumalo (UKZN).

UKZN Co-Hosts Foreign Language Teaching International Conference

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UKZN’s School of Arts together with the Durban University of Technology, the Confucius Institute and the South African Centre for Digital Languages Resources (SADILAR), hosted a Foreign Language Teaching International Conference in Umhlanga.

Professor Neil Koorbanally.

Natural Products for Pharmaceutical Solutions – Thrust of Inaugural Lecture

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‘The title of professor is not one that I take lightly - it is a title I take to train our future leaders of South Africa, Africa and the world.’

From left: Ms Mpho Mookapele, the overall winner at the event; Mr Freeman Nomvalo, SAICA CEO; Ms Hlengiwe Ndlela from UKZN; and Mr Naeem Asvat, SAICA Regional Executive: Eastern Region.

Prestigious SAICA Award for Staffer

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The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced the winners of the 2019 Top 35 and under 35 Chartered Accountants in which our very own Ms Hlengiwe Ndlela, Auditing lecturer and researcher within the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, made the cut.

College of Health Sciences staff rise up against GBV.

Health Sciences Staff Encouraged to Act Against GBV

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In order to educate staff and empower them to speak out and take action against gender-based-violence (GBV), the College of Health Sciences organised three Domestic Violence Educational workshops presented by attorney Ms Nilesthra Padayachee of the Durban law firm, Booysen and Co.

Abathole imifundaze bemi nesikhulu esiphezulu seTata uMnu Len Brand (kwesobunxele ekugcineni).

Imifundaze yakwaTata Kwabezobudokotela abayi-10 base-UKZN

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Abafundi beziqu zobudokotela emikhakheni ehlukene abayi-10 base-UKZN bagixabezwe ngemifundaze emcimbini obusekhempasini i-Howard College.

Dr Kriyanka Moodley with the book she contributed a chapter in.

Postdoctoral Business School Student Contributes to International Book

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Postdoctoral student at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) Dr Kriyanka Moodley has authored a chapter emanating from her doctoral research for a prestigious Canadian publication.

Ms Khethokuhle Bhengu.

Education Student Represents SA in Training Programme for African Youth with Disabilities

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Second-year Education student, Ms Khethokuhle Bhengu is thrilled to be the only candidate from South Africa to be selected to participate in a training programme for African Youth with Disabilities taking place in Egypt.

Dr Tivani Mashamba-Thompson (third left) with UKZN librarians who attended evidence synthesis research methods workshops.

UKZN Systematic Review Service Partners with Librarians to Reduce Research Waste

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UKZN Systematic Review Services hosted two evidence synthesis research methods workshops for University librarians and information scientists.

UKZN Master in Computer Science students at the Deep Learning Indaba held at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya.

Computer Science Students Attend Deep Learning Indaba in Kenya

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Six UKZN computer science students doing their MSc degrees attended the prestigious Deep Learning Indaba at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya.

Participants at the first RUNRES stakeholder meeting in Pietermaritzburg.

RUNRES Project Hosts First Stakeholder Meeting

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An international project aimed at establishing a circular economy for resilient city region food systems in South Africa, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda held one of three international start-up meetings between various stakeholders in Pietermaritzburg.

Mr Jabulani Nyembe who won the OYW Challenge.

UKZN’s One Young World Challenge Winner off to London!

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Second-year Bachelor of Business Science student, Mr Jabulani Nyembe will tick off London from his bucket list when he lands there to attend the One Young World (OYW) summit at the end of this month.

Mr Lungelo Masinga, Primary Healthcare Facilitator with students after and during HIV Testing and Counselling Outreach Intervention.

Kwa-Hlabisa Hospital Ready to Welcome New Intake of UKZN Nursing Students

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The Kwa-Hlabisa Hospital Management is keen to welcome the next batch of UKZN fourth-year Primary Healthcare (PHC) Nursing students for their decentralised clinical training platform (DCTP) following a successful pilot project last month.

UKZN students and staff with Ngoleleni community members.

Education Students Involved in Ngoleleni Community Engagement

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A group of Education students participated in a community engagement endeavour held by the African Midwife Organisation (Ababelethisi) in Ngoleleni, KwaZulu-Natal.