02 October 2013
Volume: 1
Issue: 4
Professor Guy Standing delivers the keynote address at the Teaching and Learning conference on the Edgewood campus.

Teaching and Learning Conference on Edgewood Campus

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The 7th Annual Teaching and Learning Higher Education Conference was held on UKZN’s Edgewood campus from 25 to 27 September.

Professor Urmilla Bob and her family at her Inaugural Lecture.

Changing Geographies and the Geography of Change: A Multidisciplinary Journey

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The Inaugural Lecture of UKZN’s newly installed Dean of Research, Professor Urmilla Bob - a geographer who is rated among the Top 30 researchers at the University

Feminist activist Ms Silvia Federici presenting an outdoor lecture at UKZN.

World-renowned Scholar Visits Pietermaritzburg Campus

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Feminist activist, writer, and academic/teacher, Ms Silvia Federici - described as ‘one of the most important political theorists alive today’ - presented an outdoor lecture on the

Mr Christian Ishimwe.

UKZN Student Showcases Entrepreneurial Talent

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The goal of BCom Accounting student, Mr Christian Ishimwe, to be counted as one of South Africa’s future leaders secured him a spot in the 2013 Student Apprentice Challenge

Aspiring entrepreneurs and participants of the first Startup Weekend event in Durban.

UKZN Hosts the Largest Ever Startup Weekend in SA

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The Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) put KwaZulu-Natal on the map when it hosted the first ever Startup Weekend event in Durban from 27 to 29 September.

Internationals and local students visit Moses Mabhida stadium.

Ricksha Bus Tour for International Students

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Forty UKZN visiting students from various countries in Africa and the rest of the world were treated to a Ricksha Bus tour of Durban.

From left: Professors Rajendra Bhimma, Anita Naicker, Miriam Adhikari and Dr Duran Ramsuran.

UKZN Scientists Demonstrate High Rate of HIVAN in SA Children

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UKZN College of Health Science’s researchers have established HIV-related Nephropathy (HIVAN) is high in children aged between one and 16.

Mr Kwazi Molefi in an exchange programme at Pitzer College in southern California in the United States.

Former Humanities Access Student Achieving in the USA!

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A former student of UKZN’s Humanities Access Programme, Mr Kwazi Molefi, is enjoying his time as an exchange student in the United States.

Umbilo river cleanup, International Coastal Clean-up campaign.

Umbilo River Clean-up

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The Edgewood campus Environmental Forum, an affiliate of the UKZN Conservancy and St Benedict’s School Environmental Club

Dr Anthony Collins.

UKZN Lecturer Gets Teaching and Learning Award

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UKZN Psychology Lecturer within the School of Applied Human Sciences, Dr Anthony Collins, was recently awarded one of five Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of

Gold medal winner, Dr Marion Young, proudly displays the South African flag at the 2013 ICF Canoe Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

UKZN Scientist Triumphs at Canoe World Championships

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UKZN animal scientist Dr Marion Young won two gold medals at the recent 2013 ICF Canoe Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

From left: Mr Ugendran Odayar, Mr Amin Matola, Ms Kenita Moodley and Mr Tafadzwa Dhlakama.

Law Students Impress Judges at Moot Court Final

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The stellar performance delivered by Moot Court finalists at the Annual Prize Moot Final held in Pietermaritzburg drew praise from the judges who were impressed by the high level of advocacy

Professor Johannes Smit.

UKZN Academic Re-elected ASRSA President

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Dean and Head of UKZN’s School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC), Professor Johannes Smit, was re-elected President of the Association for the Study of Religion

Izikhulumi zixoxa nezihambeli zezingxoxo ngomuthetho omusha wase UKZN wokufunda ngesiZulu bonke abafundi abenza amazinga aphansi eNyuvesi kusukela ngonyaka ozayo.

IsiZulu siqhakazile

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Uhlelo olubizwa nge Open Mindz olwaqala abafundi ukuze bagqugquzele izingxoxo, babambe umcimbi wokukhuthaza izingxoxo ngesimemezelo sase UKZN

Staff graduates in the 2012-13 UKZN-SANTRUST Pre-Doctoral Programme.

Pre-doctoral Programme Certification Ceremony for Staff

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A certification ceremony was held for the second cohort of staff graduates in the 2012-13 UKZN-SANTRUST Pre-Doctoral Programme.

Dr Charity Mutegi, 2013 recipient of the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application.

UKZN Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award for Maize Research

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UKZN alumnus and research scientist, Dr Charity Mutegi of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is the 2013 recipient of the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research

Zakes Bantwini accepts his framed graduation picture from Professor Nogwaja Zulu.

Zakes Bantwini Visits UKZN’s School of Arts

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Award-winning South African House musician Mr Zakhele Madida, known on stage as Zakes Bantwini, recently visited the Music Discipline at UKZN’s School of Arts where