10 May 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 18
Social media sensation, Ms Theshaya Naidoo graduated with an LLB degree cum laude.

Cum Laude Pass for Social Media Influencer

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Combining her passion for law with her love for social media is proving to be a recipe for success for social media influencer, Ms Theshaya Naidoo who graduated with a Law degree cum laude

Law academic, Dr Rowena Bernard.

PhD Graduate’s Research Shines a Spotlight on the Global Issue of Child Labour

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The issue of child labour is a national, international and regional problem needing serious intervention.

Ms Lulu Dlamini celebrating with her sister, Mrs Lwazi Mdadane (left), and mother, Ms Thokozile Dlamini.

Research Seeks to Answer if Medical Certificates Issued by Traditional Health Practitioners are Valid in the Workplace

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Master of Laws (LLM) in Labour Law graduate, Ms Lulu Dlamini’s research explores the topical issue of the validity of medical certificates issued by traditional health practitioners in the workplace.

Reverend Sthembiso Ndlela (centre) with his supervisor, Professor Cecile Gerwel Proches (right), and Graduate School of Business and Leadership academic, Dr Simon Taylor.

Education and Religion a Winning Combination for Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies Graduate

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Reverend Sthembiso Ndlela of uMsinga’s Gordon Memorial Congregation graduated with a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies.

Dr Nomkhosi Luthuli (fourth from left) with her five graduates (from left), Ms Gugu Nzuza, Ms Yolanda Kuzwayo, Ms Lindiwe Mkhize, Ms Nobukhosi Shezi, and Mr Luntu Phillip.

Young Academic Celebrates Supervising Five Master’s Students

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Master of Commerce students Ms Lindiwe Mkhize, Mr Luntu Phillip, Ms Nobukhosi Shezi, Ms Jolanda Kuzwayo and Ms Gugu Nzuza under supervision of Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s (GSB&L) Dr Nomkhosi Luthuli celebrated their academic success during UKZN’s 2023 Autumn Graduation ceremonies.

Master of Laws in Child Care and Protection graduate Ms Jerusha Raghubar.

LLM in Child Care and Protection for Social Worker

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The need to enhance her legal knowledge in order to help children in her role as a practicing social worker in child protection at Cape Town’s Marsh Memorial Homes Child and Youth Care Centre is what motivated Ms Jerusha Raghubar to pursue a Master of Laws in Child Care and Protection.

Ms Sithandiwe (Stha) Mdhluli.

Master’s in Accounting a Stepping Stone Towards an Academic Career

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With aspirations of pursuing a career in academia, South African Revenue Service (SARS) Finance Business Partner, Ms Sithandiwe (Stha) Mdhluli is taking her first step towards that goal by graduating with a Master’s in Financial Accounting.

Accounting summa cum laude graduates (from left): Ms Humairaa Moosa, Ms Zahra Kajee, Ms Nikhat Hoosen, Mr Drè Dhanilal, Mr Kiash Sewpersad and Ms Raeesah Jhavary.

Future Looks Bright for Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Summa Cum Laude Graduates

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Graduates, Mr Drè Dhanilal, Ms Nikhat Hoosen, Ms Raeesah Jhavary, Ms Zahra Kajee, Mr Kiash Sewpersad and Ms Humairaa Moosa are excited about exploring the avenues that their qualifications will open for them.

An excited Dr Safura Abdool Karim (second from right) with her mother, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim; supervisor, Professor David McQuoid-Mason (second from left); and father, Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

Graduate Firmly in her Accomplished Parents’ Footsteps

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Following in the footsteps of her parents, Dr Safura Abdool Karim was conferred a Doctor of Philosophy in Law during the UKZN’s Autumn Graduation ceremonies.

LLM cum laude graduates, Ms Thandeka Duma (left) and Ms Naseeba Sadak.

Master of Laws Graduates Celebrate Cum Laude Achievements

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Ms Thandeka Duma, who is a practising attorney at Refugee Appeal Authority of South Africa at the Department of Home Affairs chose to pursue an LLM in Constitutional Litigation to broaden her knowledge in this field.

Law cum laude graduates celebrating their success.

Seventeen School of Law Candidates Graduate!

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A total of 17 LLB candidates from UKZN’s School of Law graduated cum laude, a feat the School celebrated during its Graduation ceremonies.

Doctoral graduates (from left): Dr Kavisha Nandhlal, Dr Carol Nxumalo, Dr Nokuphiwa Zondi, Dr Neville Chinniah, and Dr Praline Ann Ross.

Doctoral Graduates’ Research Aims to Contribute New Knowledge on Industry 4.0

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Doctor of Business Administration graduates Dr Neville Chinniah, Dr Kavisha Nandhlal, Dr Praline Ann Ross as well as PhD in Leadership Studies Dr Michael Naidoo, Dr Carol Nxumalo, and Dr Nokuphiwa Zondi’s research aims to contribute new knowledge on the impact of rapid technological changes and innovations on the workforce, local government, leadership and education in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

Law top achievers celebrate their achievements.

Law Summa Cum Laude Graduates Ecstatic Over their Success

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Law summa cum laude graduates, Ms Megan Canning, Ms Payal Maharaj, Ms Fathima Zahra Patel, Ms Mishka Ramraj, Mr Tarun Sham and Ms Celeste Pillay describe graduating at the top of their class as a reward for their hard work and dedication.

Ms Anastacia Pargoolall, Ms Lorato Kegakilwe-Piki, Mr Phumulani Bhengu and Advocate Jabulani Mhlongo.

Top Marks for Senior Students in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice

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Four students in the 2022 cohort of the Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice (PDFICJ) Programme graduated with distinctions despite being senior students with heavy responsibilities in their respective portfolios.

UKZN staff member, Ms Antoinette Botha graduated with a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies.

Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies for UKZN Staff Member

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The College of Law and Management Studies celebrated the graduation of School of Chemistry and Physics School Operations Manager, Ms Antoinette Botha, with a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies.

Master of Commerce in Maritime Studies graduate Captain Knowledge Bengu.

Master’s in Maritime Studies for Master Mariner Ice Pilot

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Captain Knowledge Bengu, Commander of South Africa’s ice-breaking vessel, the SA Agulhas II, graduated with a Master of Commerce in Maritime Studies.