30 April 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 27
Professor Deogratius Jaganyi.

UKZN Co-hosts QS WorldClass Seminar

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University leaders from around the world met to discuss Higher Education trends as well as expand their global connections at the 7th QS WorldClass Seminar in Johannesburg co-hosted by UKZN and QS Asia.

USolwazi Franco Frescura noNksz Joyce Myeza nabebebambe iqhaza emhlanganweni.

Umhlangano Wokubhekisisa Amatemu Emidwebozakhiwo

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IHhovisi leNyuvesi lokuHlelwa nokuThuthukiswa koLimi (ULPDO) belibambe umhlangano wokubhekisisa amatemu esiZulu eMkhakheni wezeMidwebozakhiwo.

UKZN’s High Voltage Direct Current Centre co-hosted a seminar with academics from Japan’s Fukuoka University promoting Inter-University Collaborative Education.

High Voltage Direct Current Centre Hosts Seminar with Fukuoka University

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The High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Centre within the School of Engineering hosted a Seminar at the Smart Grid Centre on Promoting Inter-University Collaborative Education.

Dean and Head of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Professor Anesh Singh, with top achievers Mr Zaid Ebrahim and Ms Tarisha Nandcoomar.

UKZN – SAICA Students Awards Ceremony

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The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance recently hosted an awards ceremony in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to celebrate the academic excellence of its students in 2013.

Speakers at the Medical Education Partnership Initiative site visit (from left) Professor Joseph Kolars, Ms Rehmeth Fakroodeen, Dr Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Professor Umesh Lalloo and Dr Myat Htoo Razak.

Medical Education Partnership Initiative Site Visit

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The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI), which awarded a grant to UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, has completed its annual three-day site visit at K-RITH.

Dr Ven Tauringana of Bournemouth University with UKZN’s Professor Lesley Stainbank.

Research Collaborations between Bournemouth University and UKZN Explored

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Dr Ven Tauringana of Bournemouth University in England was hosted by the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance recently in order to establish international linkages through research collaboration and staff and student exchanges with UKZN.

UKZN Liaison Officer Ms Sarda Pillay addressed top pupils in Port Shepstone.

UKZN Targets Top Pupils in Port Shepstone Region

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UKZN hosted an Information Day aimed at top Grade 12 learners in and around Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast.

The Honourable Mr Justice Kenneth Mthiyane with Professor Managay Reddi.

Supreme Court of Appeal Deputy President Speaks at Victoria and Griffiths Mxenge Lecture

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Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Honourable Mr Justice Kenneth Mthiyane reflected on the contribution made by struggle icons Victoria and Griffiths Mxenge to the promotion of access to justice, in an address at UKZN.

Professor John de Gruchy (front, third right) with SRPC staff at the third Steve de Gruchy Memorial Lecture.

Steve de Gruchy Memorial Lecture at UKZN

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The University of Cape Town’s Professor John de Gruchy presented the third annual Steve de Gruchy Memorial Lecture focusing on the church as an agent of peace.

The 2014 Industrial Crop Production Class with their tour guides.

Industrial Crop Production Class Visits Illovo Eston Mill

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The Industrial Crop Production class doing their BSc Agric honours on the Pietermaritzburg campus visited the Illovo Eston Mill where they saw first hand steps involved in processing sugar from the time the cane is delivered to when the final product is produced.

The Registry Department with the Registrar, Mr Convy Baloyi (front, third from right).

Keeping UKZN in Touch

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The Department of Registry is committed to providing a fast, efficient and secure postal service to the University community.

Ms Rejoice Mabhena at the Bayern Model United Nations Conference in Germany.

Humanities Student Attends United Nations Conference

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Masters student in Development Studies Ms Rejoice Mabhena attended the three-day Bayern Model United Nations Conference (BayernMUN) in Neuendettelsau during her six-month stay in Germany on an exchange programme organised by the Development Studies discipline.

Mr Gavin George.

The Cost of AIDS in the Private Sector

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The private sector in South Africa is investing heavily in training of employees but how much of this investment is lost because of deaths due to HIV/AIDS?


The UKZN Griot. Of Publishing and Perishing

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‘Publish or perish.’ This term has been around for a long time. Yet, even today, the many who do not publish, do not perish. Their lack of publication productivity units (PUs) may be punished in one way or another, but nothing that the CCMA can’t handle.