28 May 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 31
President and Chair of Convocation, Mr Fanle Sibisi.

UKZN Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence at the Convocation AGM

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal has lots to celebrate after 10 years of excellence and a successful merger, says Mr Fanle Sibisi, President of UKZN’s Convocation.

Abalingisi be-Death, Dysfunction and a Duck.

Umnyango weDrama e-UKZN ubukhangisa Ngemisebenzi ka-Durang

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Umnyango waseUKZN weDrama e-Howard College ububambe umbukiso owaziwa ngele-Death, Dysfunction and a Duck: okube wubusuku obebunenjabulo bochungechunge lwezindatshana ezimfishane ezibhalwe umbhali wezimidlalo...

Dr Nirmala Gopal (right) and her PhD student, Ms Bonita Marimuthu.

Focus on Research into Juvenile Delinquency in Chatsworth

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Dr Nirmala Gopal and PhD student Ms Bonita Marimuthu recently completed a quantitative research study into acts of juvenile delinquency in Chatsworth - a working class suburb in Durban.

Grade 12 pupils attending the Matriculation Examination Preparation Clinic.

College of Law and Management Studies and SAICA Host Grade 12 Exam Preparation Clinic

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UKZN’s College of Law and Management Studies, in partnership with the South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA), recently hosted a first of its kind Matriculation Examination Preparation Clinic at the Mimosadale Education Centre in Estcourt.

Empowering students with information on HIV and risk reduction methods.

Health and Wellness Day

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The annual Health and Wellness Day organised by UKZN’s AIDS programme in partnership with Campus Health Clinic was held on the Howard College campus.

DJ Nomadik in the mix.

DJ Campus Clash Winner Chosen

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The 2014 Red Bull UKZN DJ Campus clash was won by Rhys Fataar (DJ Nomadik), a fourth year Public Administration student on the Westville campus.

From left: Professor Anisa Mosam, Dr Ncoza Dlova, the MEC for Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Professor Richard Hift and Dr Olaf Baloyi.

UKZN and King Edward Vlll Hospital Launch Skin Care Clinic

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The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, and representatives of UKZN’s Dermatology Department officially launched King Edward Vlll Hospital’s revamped Skin Clinic.

Professor Paulus Zulu with his recently published book: A Nation in Crisis: An Appeal for Morality.

UKZN Academic’s Book on Sunday Times Literary Awards Shortlist

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The book: A Nation in Crisis: An Appeal for Morality, written by the Director of the Maurice Webb Race Relations Unit at UKZN, Professor Paulus Zulu, was on the Top 25 Alan Paton Award shortlist for

African Music and Dance students perform on stage.

African Music and Dance Ensemble Enthrals Audiences

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The Music Discipline within the School of Arts recently hosted a free lunch hour concert at the Howard College theatre titled: Siyaphambile Asibeke Emuva (We are moving forward not looking back).

Prospective students at the College of Humanities Open Day.

Humanities Open Day a Great Success

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Prospective students keen to pursue a degree in Humanities at UKZN, attended the 2014 Undergraduate Information Open Day on the Westville campus.

Pupils exploring career options during Open Day.

College of Law and Management Studies Hosts Successful Open Days

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The College of Law and Management Studies’ Open Days on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses attracted a large number of high school pupils and their parents who showed great interest in what the College offers.

The UKZN Griot: Of Bean Counters and Evolution

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I first came across the term “bean counter” when I visited the New York School of Cinema Studies in 1982.