12 September 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 43
Recipient of the 50th Anniversary Award, Ms Nomcebo Mqadi (left) with Professor Mosa Moshabela, DVC: Research and Innovation.

50th Anniversary Award Keeps Student’s Dream Alive

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Receiving the 50th Anniversary Award came exactly at the right time for Bachelor of Pharmacy student Ms Nomcebo Mqadi as she had begun this year with no funding. 

Seen with Professor Fhatuwani Mudau, DVC: College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, are (top row): Ms Nomonde Nxumalo, Ms Andiswa Kubheka and Ms Aneziwe Sigenu; (middle row) Ms Amahle Masikane, Ms Nonqubeko Zikhali and Ms Khanya Mini; (bottom row) Ms Sisanda Vilakazi, Ms S'lindile Mtombeni and Ms Amahle Mkhwani.

Health Sciences Degrees Popular Among High Achieving African Women Enrolling at UKZN

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Nine of the 11 recipients of the prestigious Frene Ginwala Scholarships at UKZN this year are young women enrolled for Medicine and Pharmacy degrees.

Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarships recipients (from left): Ms Sandra Muladi, Mr Elijah Ramiah and Ms Andiswa Zondo congratulated by Executive Director: Corporate Relations, Ms Normah Zondo.

Health Sciences High Achievers Rewarded

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Five high achiever students from the College of Health Sciences received Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarships during the UKZN Scholarship Awards ceremony.

From left: Ms Nokwethaba Kweyama and Ms Nokwethemba Ngcobo are recipients of the Archbishop Denis E Hurley Scholarships.

Scholarships Make Honours Studies Possible

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Two previously disadvantaged African women students from UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) are busy studying for their honours degrees thanks to the foresight of an iconic Catholic Archbishop. 

Ms Taylene Naidu (left) with Ms Normah Zondo, Executive Director: Corporate Relations, was awarded the Brenda M Gourley Scholarship.

Pharmacy Student Wins Brenda M Gourley Scholarship

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Ranked as the second highest performing undergraduate student at UKZN, Pharmacy student Ms Taylene Naidu won the Brenda M Gourley Scholarship named after the former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University. 

With Professor Deresh Rumjugernath, Stellenbosch University DVC: Teaching and Learning, are (top row): Ms Maryam Bassa, Ms Husna Olla, Ms Roshaina Depnarain and Mr Keenan Rajah; and (bottom row) Ms Saaleha Adam, Ms Jordan Nadasen, Ms Husnaa Haffejee and Mr Theesen Narasimulu.

UKZN Awards Prestige Entrant Pius Langa Scholarships to Top Students

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Several matriculants awarded UKZN’s Prestige Entrant Pius Langa Scholarship chose to enrol for degrees in the Health Sciences Discipline.