11 May 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 19
Professor Betty Mubangizi (third from left) with her graduates (from left): Dr Lungisani Dladla, Dr Justice Maluleke, Ms Moroesi Lebenya, Dr Khulekani Ndabezitha, and Mr Phumezile Garane.

Pioneering Research for Rural Communities: NRF/SARChI Chair in Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Celebrates as PhD and Master’s Students Graduate

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Professor Betty Mubangizi, National Research Foundation/South African Research Chairs Initiative (NRF/SARChI) Chair in Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, celebrated supervising three PhD candidates and two masters students’ great academic success, which was rewarded at UKZN’s 2023 Autumn Graduation ceremony.

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting cum laude graduates are one step closer to becoming Chartered Accountants (CAs).

Accounting Cum Laude Graduates Gearing up for a Future in Chartered Accountancy

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Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting cum laude graduates, Mr Yusuf Goga, Mr Ayoob Mohammed Moolla, Mr Keane Ranganthan, Ms Leah Parusnath and Mr Kiash Sewpersad are one step closer to becoming Chartered Accountants (CAs).

Dr Amil Nundkumar was awarded a Doctor of Administration.

Doctoral Study Assesses Risk Management in the TVET College Sector

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges in South Africa are drivers of skills development and a mechanism to alleviate unemployment in the country.

The Law graduates who passed cum laude.

Cum Laude for Seventeen School of Law Candidates!

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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.

From left: Ms Thobeka (Nokukhanya) Zondi, Mrs Bongiwe Gidigidi, Mr Mike Mzolo, and Mr West Gumede are amongst the five graduates supervised by Professor Nzimakwe.

One PhD and Four Master’s Candidates Graduated from SMITG

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The School of Management, Information Technology and Governance (SMITG) celebrated the graduation of one PhD and four master’s students during the UKZN Autumn Graduation ceremonies.

Summa cum laude graduate, Ms Nerantha Govender with her parents, Ms Linda and Mr Selvan Govender.

Bachelor of Business Science Proves to Be the Right Choice for Summa Cum Laude Graduate

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Changing studies from a Bachelor of Physiotherapy to a Bachelor of Business Science led to a summa cum laude pass for top achiever, Ms Nerantha Govender.

BAdmin cum laude graduates, Ms Lanelle Sewcharan (left) and Mr Mahomed Saib.

Cum Laude for Bachelor of Administration Graduates

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Mr Mahomed Saib and Ms Lanelle Sewcharan are excited about exploring the avenues that the qualification will open for them.

Proud graduates (clockwise): Ms Demika Govender, Ms Jodie Kondiah, Ms Hannah Sancho, and Mr Tasheel Sevpersad.

Hard Work Pays Off for Commerce Cum Laude Graduates

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Striving for excellence resulted in a cum laude pass for Bachelor of Commerce graduates Ms Demika Govender (Finance, Supply Chain Management), Ms Jodie Kondiah (Information Systems and Technology, Marketing), Ms Hannah Sancho (Information Systems and Technology, Supply Chain Management) and Mr Tasheel Sevpersad (Information Systems and Technology, Management).

It was a double celebration for the Yalezo family when brothers, Dr Bhasela Yalezo (left) and Mr Malizole Yalezo both graduated with Law degrees.

Delight as Brothers Graduate

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Graduation was a family affair for two brothers, Dr Bhasela Yalezo and Mr Malizole Yalezo who graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Relations respectively.

Mr Mickaylin Desai (left) and Ms Havana Chetty.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Graduates Celebrate Cum Laude Pass

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Marketing and Supply Chain Management’s Ms Havana Chetty and Supply Chain Management’s Mr Mickaylin Desai graduated with their Bachelor of Commerce Honours degrees cum laude.

Ms Vidata Surujpal graduated with her Master of Commerce in Marketing.

A Rewarding Experience for Master’s Graduate

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Master’s candidate, Ms Vidata Surujpal, says studying at UKZN is not only a lifelong achievement, it also secured her a foundation to obtaining her PhD.

Social Sciences researcher, Dr Thobeka Zondi is proud of her doctoral qualification.

Researcher Juggles Many Roles and Earns a Doctorate in Administration

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Recent UKZN doctoral graduate, Dr Thobeka Zondi, is a juggler of note with much to celebrate!