07 May 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 15
LLM graduate, Ms Vanessa Maclou.

LLM in Environmental Law for Green Scorpion

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UKZN coastal zone management and legal expert Professor Warren Freedman congratulated local environmental management expert Ms Vanessa Maclou on the successful completion of the Master of Laws degree.

Childline KZN social worker, Ms Makhosi Mpanza graduated with an LLM in Child Care and Protection.

LLM Study Recommends Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse

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Her passion for working with vulnerable people to find solutions to their problems motivated Ms Makhosi Mpanza (43) to read for a Master of Laws in Child Care and Protection which led to her graduating at UKZN in May.

LLM graduate, Ms Amy Gooden.

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Focus of LLM Study

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Unregulated or Not? A Legal Analysis of South Africa’s Legislative Framework Relevant to Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing was the title of Ms Amy Gooden’s research dissertation which earned her a Master of Laws degree at UKZN in May.

Cum laude graduate Mr Hasan Cassim.

Cum Laude Graduate Ready to Conquer the Business World

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Bachelor of Business Science cum laude graduate Mr Hasan Cassim is ready and equipped for the business world.

Top from left: Mr Tariq Kajee, Ms Farrah Alsayed, Ms Taylar Gilbert, Ms Alycia Pramlall, Ms Akira Rajnarain, and Ms Thasuraya Rajah. Middle from left: Mr Imraan Akoo, Mr Macalen Chetty, Ms Keroshnie Iyer, Ms Kiara Munsamy, Ms Keruya Singh, and Ms Tadiwanashe Mashaireni. Bottom left: Ms Annalise Thulapersad and (right) Ms Therina Rangasamy.

Cum Laude for Fourteen LLB Graduates

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The School of Law is proud of its 14 LLB candidates who graduated cum laude. They include Ms Therina Rangasamy; Mr Macalen Chetty; Ms Taylar Gilbert; Ms Keyura Singh; Ms Akira Rajnarain; Ms Alycia Pramlall; Mr Tariq Kajee; Ms Tadiwanashe Mashaireni; Ms Thasuraya Rajah; Ms Kiara Munsamy; Ms Keroshnie Iyer; Ms Annalise Thulapersad; Mr Imraan Akoo and Ms Farrah Alsayed.

PhD graduate, Dr Clydenia Stevens.

Law Academic Awarded PhD

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Dr Clydenia Stevens was awarded a PhD in Law for her research study on Challenges in the Implementation, Regulation and Management of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures at the Multilateral, Regional and National Levels. 

Dr Lorraine Muguto received a Doctor of Philosophy.

Aspiring Academic Earns a PhD in Finance

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Aspiring academic Dr Lorraine Muguto from the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy for a thesis titled: Analysis of Stock Return Volatility and its Response to Investor Sentiment: An Examination of Emerging and Developed Markets by UKZN in May.

Bachelor of Business Science summa cum laude graduate, Mr Thavashalin Pillay with his father, Annamalay and mother, Geetha.

Family, Hard Work and Dedication - The Recipe for Success

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Graduating summa cum laude is another feather in the cap of Bachelor of Business Science student ,Mr Thavashalin Pillay.

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting summa cum laude graduates Mr Thabiso Nzuza, Mr Mikailen Naidoo and Mr Mason Gounden.

Accounting Students Graduate Summa Cum Laude

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For Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduates Mr Mason Gounden, Mr Thabiso Nzuza and Mr Mikailen Naidoo receiving their degrees summa cum laude is proof that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success.

From left: Mr Mzwandile Khahula, Ms Phindile Ntuli and Mr Dudula Maoela.

Top Achievers in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice

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Durban Metro Police Inspector, Ms Phindile Ntuli and legal practitioners Mr Mzwandile Khahula and Mr Dudula Maoela were among the six students in the 2021 cohort of the Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice who achieved distinctions and celebrated their achievements during the May Graduation season.

Master of Laws in Constitutional Theory, Law and Litigation graduate, Mr Kamalan Padayachee.

LLM Study Zooms in on National Assembly Speaker

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With accusations of acts of partisanship by various Speakers since the dawn of democracy in South Africa becoming more frequent in recent years, Mr Kamalan Padayachee decided to critically analyse political independence in the role and responsibilities of the Speaker of the National Assembly.

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduates: Ms Ashmika Somaroo, Ms Amanda Dube, Mr Zinedine Diplall, Ms Leighann Chetty and Ms Maseeha Mahomedy.

Gearing up for a Future in Chartered Accountancy

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Bachelor of Commerce cum laude graduates, Ms Leighann Chetty, Mr Zinedine Diplall, Ms Amanda Dube, Ms Maseeha Mahomedy and Ms Ashmika Somaroo are one step closer to becoming Chartered Accountants (CAs).

Advocate Sabera Khan graduated with an LLM in Criminal Justice.

Criminal Justice LLM for Senior State Advocate

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Concerned about the high number of criminals re-offending, Advocate Sabera Khan embarked on a research study which investigated the efficacy of programmes and strategies to reintegrate former prisoners into the economy and society for which she was awarded a Master of Laws in Criminal Justice by UKZN in May.

Ms Ntombifikile Zulu celebrating with her mother, Valeria, and sister, Nomalanga.

Distinguished Achievement for IR Practitioner

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Witnessing various challenges that employees encounter within the workplace sparked Ms Ntombifikile Zulu’s interest in studying industrial relations.

Dr Steven Msomi graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance.

Doctoral Study Reveals Cryptocurrencies are a Distinct Asset Class

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The boom in the cryptocurrency sector over the past few years led qualified equity dealer, Dr Steven Msomi to embark on a doctoral study that examined how cryptocurrencies could be classified and priced to determine their ability to affect other areas of the economy, and whether they can cushion investments.