12 May 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 21
A proud 20-year-old Mr Sifundo Mthembu graduated from UKZN.

Meet this Season’s Youngest Graduate

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Just 20 years old and already a UKZN graduate - that’s what Mr Sifundo Mthembu can boast after being awarded a Bachelor of Social Science degree.

Rev Georges Bidzogo was awarded a Master of Arts degree.

Catholic Priest Examines Sociological Impact of Curses Among Parishioners

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Many parishioners of a church in Durban implicitly believe in curses and the impact they can have on human activities, according to research done by the Reverend Georges Bidzogo of St Peter’s Catholic Church in Durban.

Master’s in Social Sciences graduate, Ms Sabrina Maggott.

Research Explores Youth Social Movements Responding to Climate Change

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The world is currently battling with the impact of climate change and the youth will one day be responsible for decisions made today.

Master’s graduate, Ms Nasra Tinambo.

Durban Beachfront SMMEs Need Aid to Recover from COVID-19’s Devastation

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The active involvement of authorities at national, provincial and local levels is needed to assist SMMEs on Durban’s Golden Mile to bounce back to normality after the devastation caused by COVID-19 and other damaging events.

Mr Lucky Mdletshe graduated with a Master’s in Social Sciences.

Graduate Savours Sweet Victory Despite Near-Death Experience

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UKZN staff member Mr Lucky Mdletshe was shot and seriously wounded while studying for his master’s degree.

Mr Nkululeko Muthwa received a Master’s in Social Sciences.

Human Trafficking in SA Explored by Master’s Graduate

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Mr Nkululeko Muthwa, who uses a wheelchair due to cerebral palsy, was thrilled to graduate with his Masters in Social Sciences for his research that looks at South Africa’s ability to combat human trafficking.

Ms Swazi Hlatshwayo (left) and Mr Safwaan Barradeen.

UKZN’s Top Honours Students in Clinical Sociology Graduate

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The top two UKZN candidates from the Honours in Clinical Sociology programme, Ms Swazi Hlatshwayo and Mr Safwaan Barradeen, have graduated.

PhD in Sociology graduate, Dr Subashini Govender.

Emigrants of SA Indian Descent in Australia - How do They Identify Themselves?

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The majority of South Africans of Indian descent living in Australia refer to themselves as South Africans rather than by their ethnic identity.