03 June 2020
Volume: 8
Issue: 24
Professional Nursing Sister, Ms Marilyn Arran received a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Nursing Sister fights All Odds to Obtain LLB

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When Durban-based Professional Nursing Sister, Ms Marilyn Arran decided to pursue studies towards a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in 2015, she thought it would be simple juggling work and after-hours studies.

Master of Laws cum laude graduate, Ms Chantelle Rousseau.

Cum Laude Graduate Contributes New Knowledge to Maritime Law

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‘To the average person, the bill of lading is merely a piece of paper and the prevailing sentiment is that there isn’t much one could possibly write about it. However, there is a lot more to it,’ says Master of Laws cum laude graduate, Ms Chantelle Rousseau.

Master of Laws graduate, Ms Vanitha Ramiah.

LLM Study Examines Poverty and Patriarchy as Contributors to Child Sexual Abuse

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Deep awareness of the plight of children in South Africa motivated 59-year-old social worker, academic, mother and grandmother, Ms Vanitha Ramiah, to research poverty and patriarchy as significant contributors to the sexual abuse of children.

Ms Michelle Reddy received a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Studies.

Belle of The Bachelor SA Graduates

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Ms Michelle Reddy, who was among the top three finalists in The Bachelor SA, M-Net, graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Studies.

MBA cum laude graduate, Ms Ugeshnee Veerasamy Moodliar.

Cum Laude Graduate’s Research Provides Insight into the Insurance Industry

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The insurance sector plays a vital role in supporting a sustainable South African economy.

Summa cum laude graduate, Ms Amy Wagner.

Hard Work Pays Off for Summa Cum Laude Graduate

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Top achiever, Ms Amy Wagner graduated with her Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) degree summa cum laude in 2019 and achieved the same with her honours degree this year.

UKZN lecturer and PhD graduate, Dr Shaun Mowat.

PhD Study Focuses on Cultural Ecosystem Services

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An abiding interest in social and environmental justice motivated Dr Shaun Mowat, lecturer in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF), to embark on a research study which earned him a doctorate in Economics.

Legal expert Dr Sheetal Soni graduated with a PhD.

PhD Explores Ethical and Legal Issues Associated with the Use of Preimplantation Genetic Testing

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Legal academic Dr Sheetal Soni’s mission as an expert in Bioethics, Medical and Reproductive Technology Law is to explore how law and science can work together to address complex issues in this niche field.

PhD graduate, Dr Haruna Maama.

PhD Study Challenges the Traditional Accounting System

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Ghanaian Dr Haruna Maama is the first member of his family to attend university.

PhD graduate, Dr Lindani Nxumalo.

PhD Research Explores Inequalities Faced by Persons with Disabilities in the Workplace

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EThekwini Municipality’s Senior Legal Advisor for Employment Law, Dr Lindani Nxumalo hopes to use his newly acquired knowledge to address inequalities faced by persons with disabilities in the workplace.

Mr Lendl Ganesan received a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree.

LLB Empowers Senior Constable

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Senior Constable at Durban Metro Police, Mr Lendl Ganesan is delighted to be graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree.

Local musician and Bachelor of Commerce graduate, Ms Angel Mazibuko.

Local Musician Graduates with a BCom Degree

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Graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Economics and Marketing majors is a step in the right direction for Estcourt-born songwriter, guitarist and YouTuber, Ms Angel Mazibuko.

Mr Mzo Mzimela received a Master of Laws in Child Care and Protection.

Compassion for Children and Youth Earns Public Servant an LLM

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Many children in South Africa are left orphaned and in the care of grandparents. This challenge prompted Mr Mzo Mzimela to embark on a research study which earned him a Master of Laws in Child Care and Protection.

Professor Yogi Penceliah with doctoral graduate, Dr Sivashankar Sreenivasan (right) and the late Dr Bongani Mtshali.

A Doctoral Journey Across Four Continents

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The journey my professor and I shared during my doctoral studies at UKZN was no less exciting than a voyage on a sailboat across the oceans.

Ms Simone Somasundram received her Bachelor of Business Science degree cum laude.

Hard Work and Dedication the Key for Business Science Graduate

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Bachelor of Business Science cum laude graduate, Ms Simone Somasundram is excited about exploring the avenues that her qualification will open for her.

Dr Seetal Hargovan received a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

Medical Doctor Graduates with Diploma in Financial Planning

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The need to be financially savvy motivated Medical doctor, Dr Seetal Hargovan to pursue a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

PhD graduate, Dr Thami Mchunu.

PhD Focuses on Enhancing Student Support Services

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PhD graduate, Dr Thami Mchunu’s research offers unique insights into systems thinking within the student support sector.

Dr Maropeng Mpya graduated with a PhD from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Law Lecturer Graduates with PhD

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The language of human rights and its impact on the African continent was the focus of doctoral graduate Dr Maropeng Mpya’s PhD study.

Law summa cum laude graduates, Ms Courtney Kantor and Ms Lervashni Padayachee.

Top Law Achievers Graduate Summa Cum Laude

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Law graduates, Ms Courtney Kantor and Ms Lervashni Padayachee are proof that hard work pays off.

Bachelor of Commerce summa cum laude graduates (from left) Mr Sriram Maharaj, Mr Ivan Lourens and Ms Phumla Bala.

Top of the Class for Commerce Graduates

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For Bachelor of Commerce summa cum laude graduates Mr Sriram Maharaj, Mr Ivan Lourens and Ms Phumla Bala, finishing top of their class is validation that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success.

Mr Nhlanhla Mpondi graduated with a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies.

The Airport City as a Driver of Economic Development in KZN

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Director of Human Resources Management at the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), Mr Nhlanhla Mpondi, was awarded a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies.