13 December 2013
Volume: 1
Issue: 15
Dr Frene Ginwala (left) and Dr Albertina Luthuli share a happy moment as Ginwala is gifted with a painting of Chief Albert Luthuli and Ma Nokhukhanya Luthuli. Looking on is Vice-Chancellor, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.

Ginwala Reflects on SA Society Today During Lecture at UKZN

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‘I am ashamed of the poverty around us, the growing difference between rich and poor and the despair that leads people to...

UKZN’s Professor Graham Jewitt at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris.

UNESCO Water Centre Established at UKZN

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The African Centre for Global Change and Water Resources Research (ACGCWRR) at UKZN has been made a UNESCO Category 2 Water

Finalists at the Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition in Johannesburg.

UKZN Masters Student Develops Prosthetic Arm

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A prosthetic arm developed by Mechanical Engineering masters student, Mr Drew van der Riet, earned him joint 1st place in the Health and Biotechnology section...

Ms Nobukhosi Zulu.

GSB&L Researcher to Further Studies in Holland

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Regional and Local Economic Development researcher Ms Nobukhosi Zulu (24) has secured a Stimulating Knowledge Innovation through Life-long Learning...

Ms Yvonne Winters at a beadwork exhibition she held at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg in 2004.

UKZN to Bid Farewell to Campbell Collections Head

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UKZN will soon bid farewell to the Head of the Campbell Collections, Ms Yvonne Winters, who retires at the end of the year.

Professor Michael de Villiers.

UKZN Academic to do International Survey in Geometry

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Professor Michael de Villiers has been invited by the International Programme Committee of the13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13) to participate in...

Ms Zahra Bulbulia and Dr Brett van Niekerk.

UKZN Academics Present Research on Information Security

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The result of investigations by two UKZN academics into the safety of personal information provided to municipal and tertiary institutions

UKZN Social Work students with learners and staff of J. G. Zuma Junior Secondary School in KwaMashu.

Children Hear That “Street Life Kills”

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Street life hurts, it’s dangerous and it kills – this was the theme of a programme organised by UKZN at the J. G. Zuma Junior Secondary School in KwaMashu.

Ruth Thipe, vocalist, with beginner guitar class.

Ukusa Holds Final 2013 Concert

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Ukusa, UKZN’s most successful and longest running Community Arts Programme, held its final concert for this year on the Howard College campus.

CRD’s Mr Len Mzimela with Ms Marika Wade (left) and Ms Mo Friedrichs from Reach for Recovery - a nonprofit organisation.

Cake Sale Raises Funds for Fight Against Breast Cancer

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A total of 1 100 cupcakes were sold during UKZN’s Corporate Relations Division (CRD) annual mass cake bake which raised just under R8 000 for the fight against breast cancer.

Dr Christopher Pierre Andre Naidu.

Top Students Honoured at UKZN’s Awards Ceremony

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Three students - Dr Christopher Pierre Andre Naidu, Dr Dane Perumal and Dr Nisholini Naicker – of the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine Class of 2013 graduated summa cum laude.

Umfundisi uMs Bridget Horner kanye nabafundi , uMnu Mongezi Ncube kanye noNksz Nadiya Moodley nomdwebo wabo wendawo iWarwick.

Abafundi bemiDwebozakhiwo (Architecture) bazolibhekisa eBelgium ukuyokwethula inkulumo ngeWarwick Junction

BY: Melissa Mungroo

Umfundisi uNksz Bridget Horner nabafundi bakhe ababili, uMnu Mongezi Ncube kanye noNadiyah Moodley, bazolibhekisa eBelgium maduze nje...

Mr Saul Cobbing and Mrs Gina Rencken.

UKZN Lecturers Receive MRC Scholarship

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Two of UKZN’s School of Health Sciences Lecturers have been awarded scholarships by the South African Medical Research Council...

Dr Sahal Yacoob, Dr Edilegnaw Wale Zegeye and Dr Riaan Stopforth.

NRF Ratings for College of AES Researchers

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The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science maintains a strong presence in the recently released updated database of National Research Foundation...

Sobantu community member Ms Philisiwe Sithole, who is growing vegetables to feed her family.

Festival Explores Food in Full

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A five-day Food Festival was hosted by the Paulo Freire project at UKZN’s Centre for Adult Education on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

From left: Mr Sandile Mbatha; Miss Thandeka Msebenzi; Miss Taryn Ramputh; Mr Kashmil Gopal and Dr Koyi Mchunu.

BEDS Students Present at eThekwini Research Symposium

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Masters students from Housing and Town Planning were participants in a symposium by the Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE), which was presented...

Director of Proceedings at the Postdoctoral Association launch, Mr Nyasha Mboti.

UKZN Launches Postdoctoral Association

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A Postdoctoral Association, under the UKZN Research Office, which aims to increase representation, provide support to students and hike numbers in the University community

Mr Khethani Njoko.

Driving to Success

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The Driving to Success (DTS) campaign which aims to inform young people in KwaZulu-Natal about how to access tertiary education has been launched on UKZN's Westville campus.

Dr Azu O Okpara.

Clinical Anatomy Dedication Ceremony

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UKZN’s Discipline of Clinical Anatomy held its annual Dedication Ceremony at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.