17 May 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 19
An emotional Mr Dumisani Ngobese graduates from UKZN.

Emotional UKZN Student Defies the Odds

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An emotional 23-year-old Mr Dumisani Ngobese could not hold back his tears as he walked the University’s graduation stage after being conferred with a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

Summa cum laude graduate, Ms Nonhle Masondo.

Best Treatment Practices for PTSD Dissociative Sub-Type Explored in Honours

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An excited Ms Nonhle Masondo graduated summa cum laude with her Honours in Social Sciences.

Bachelor of Arts in Music graduate and musician, Mr Lwazi Khuzwayo.

Multi-Nominated Gospel Artist Graduates with Music Degree

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Recording gospel artist, Mr Lwazi Khuzwayo was ecstatic to graduate from UKZN with his Bachelor of Arts in Music.

Mrs Nomsa Ndlovu and her son Qhawe.

Graduation Celebrations for Mother and Son

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Mr Qhawe Ndlovu, who hails from Northdene, recently graduated from UKZN with his Bachelor of Arts Honours (Digital Arts).

Mrs Ronica Bagwandin graduated with an Honours degree in Criminology and Forensic Studies

Social Sciences Honours Degree for Hardworking UKZN Staffer

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UKZN staff member, Mrs Ronica Bagwandin, is thrilled to be graduating with her Honours degree in Criminology and Forensic Studies.

Master’s in Research Psychology graduate, Mr Brett Marshall.

Guy-Talk: A Discursive Analysis of Men’s Responsibility in Contraceptive Use

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Mr Brett Marshall graduated with his Master’s in Research Psychology.

Ms Voloshni Annamallay graduated with an Honours in Criminology and Forensic Studies.

First Deaf SASL User to Graduate from UKZN

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Walking into the Graduation hall and stepping onto the podium to be capped and hooded was as much a tremendous achievement for Ms Voloshni Annamallay as it was for the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Congratulations are in order for UKZN’s first ever Deaf graduate to acquire both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications using South African Sign Language (SASL) as a means of communication.

Mrs Zorah Ismail Sooliman is seen with her husband, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman.

Master’s for Gift of the Givers Co-founder

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Mrs Zorah Ismail Sooliman (57), co-founder of the humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers Foundation, graduated recently from UKZN with her Master’s in Social Sciences for research that examined the lived experiences of Muslim women in a polygamous marriage in Durban and its surrounding areas.

Ms Sibusisiwe Masondo (right) and Ms Dintle Masondo.

Double Celebration for Graduate Sisters

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Sisters and best friends, Ms Sibusisiwe and Ms Dintle Masondo enjoyed raiding each another’s closets, choosing each other’s outfits, and dressing up together ahead of their graduation ceremonies in which they both received their honours degrees.

Dr Josphine Hapazari graduates with a PhD in Sociology.

Doctoral Study Explores the Drivers of Sexual Violence Against Women

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Dr Josphine Hapazari, a part-time lecturer at the National University of Lesotho, was thrilled to graduate with a PhD in Sociology for her research that explored the drivers of sexual violence against women and the possible mitigation strategies that can be implemented to combat the scourge.

UKZN lecturer, Dr Mkhonzeni Gumede received a PhD in Media and Communication.

Community-Led AIDS Interventions Examined in PhD Research

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Dr Mkhonzeni Gumede, UKZN lecturer at the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) graduated with his PhD in Media and Communication for investigating Lessons Learnt from Community-Led AIDS Interventions in a South African Context.

Founder and CEO of Ilada Holdings, Dr Sanele Gamede.

Doctoral Study Investigates Public Participation Within SABC Radio Stations

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Motivational speaker, Dr Sanele Gamede graduated from UKZN recently with his PhD in Cultural and Media Studies.