13 March 2020
Volume: 8
Issue: 6
UKZN alumnus, Ms Xia Narain, who closed the show for the Burberry Ready To Wear Fall 2020 collection at this year’s London Fashion Week.

Alumnus Stars at London Fashion Show

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College of Humanities alumnus, Ms Xia Narain - a Miss South Africa 2019 finalist and Bachelor SA contestant - closed the show for the Burberry Ready To Wear Fall 2020 collection at this year’s London Fashion Week.

Front from left: Professor Glen Snedden, Mr Tim Velthuysen, Professor Mike Brooks, Mr Humbulani Mudau (DSI), and Dr Jean Pitot with the ASReG group.

You Can Become a Rocket Scientist Through UKZN!

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UKZN is offering its undergraduate students the opportunity to study Rocket Engineering in their fourth-year by taking a new module on Rocket Propulsion.

UKZN Students and academics with visiting traditional leaders.

Nurses Need to be Sensitised to African Medicine – Traditional Healer

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Early Diagnosis of Psychosis by Traditional Healers and their Partnerships with Psychiatrists at Townhill Hospital, was the title of a seminar presented on the Howard College campus by UKZN Masters Nursing graduate and traditional healer Mr Elliot Makhathini.

The Time of the Writer Festival opens on 16 March at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN’s Howard College campus.

UKZN to Host 23rd Time of the Writer Festival

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities, in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, will host the 23rd Time of the Writer International Festival from 16 to 21 March.

Participants at the MMed Orientation gathering.

Excellent Attendance at Master of Medicine Orientation

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More than 112 potential registrars in the School of Clinical Medicine, the School of Laboratory Medicine and the School of Nursing and Public Health attended the College of Health Sciences’ (CHS) Master of Medicine (MMed) orientation function sponsored by Investec.

College of Health Science student leaders who attended leadership and EQ workshops.

Student Leadership and EQ Development Workshops

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The College of Health Sciences (CHS) hosted a series of development workshops on the Howard College campus for leadership students.

Mr Michael Addotey-Delove (left) with Professor Anthony Smith, Scientific Program Chair, SFT conference.

Best Paper Award for PhD Student

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Telemedicine PhD student, Mr Michael Addotey-Delove received the best paper award at the Success and Failures of Telemedicine (SFT) Conference held on the Gold Coast in Australia.

Scenes from the Law Professions Day 2020.

Law Professions Day Attracts Scores of Students

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Law students on the Pietermaritzburg and Howard College campuses turned up in their numbers at the Law Professions Day 2020 to interact with and gain information from prospective employers.

A campaign launched to assist students who are unable to pay their historical debt.

#IMadeADoctor – Theme of Fundraiser to Help Keep Medical Students in Class

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UKZN’s Medical Campus Representative Council (MCRC) has launched a campaign to raise funds for students with historical debt to enable them to register this year.

Inspirational student, Mr Lihle Mbatha.

Education Student Recognised as Inspiring

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Mr Lihle Mbatha is thrilled to be among UKZN’s Top 40 Most Inspiring Students.

Hitmaker and UKZN alumnus, Holly Rey.

Alumnus Nominated for Songwriter of the Year Award

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Musician Ms Holly Wasserfall, aka Holly Rey, has been nominated for the Songwriter of the Year award at the AfriMusic Song Contest – Africa’s biggest song competition.

National Treasury representatives, Mr Andisile Best (fourth left) and Mr Steven Kenyon (fourth right) with academics from the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.

National Treasury Delivers 2020 Budget Presentation at UKZN

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Consolidation, reform and growth formed the basis for discussions during the National Treasury’s 2020 Budget presentation hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF).

UKZN staff inspire greatness to KZN’s top-performing Grade 12 learners.

Motivating Young Achievers to Make the Best Choices

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UKZN in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education (DoE) ran Leadership and Career Development Seminars for top-performing Grade 12 learners at quintile one to three schools in Hluhluwe and Durban.

Professor Fayth Ruffin presented a paper at a conference in Kenya.

UKZN Professor Shares Insights at International Seminar in Kenya

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An academic in the School of Management, IT and Governance’s Discipline of Public Governance, Professor Fayth Ruffin, has attended two events in Nairobi in Kenya at the invitation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) of the African Union.

First-year Law students taking an oath.

UKZN Law Students Pledge Commitment to Legal Career

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More than 250 first-year Law students committed to serve the legal profession with integrity as students and future practioners during a recent pledge ceremony.