22 September 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 48
Master of Laws in Medical Law graduate, Mr Cameron Mathew Theron.

Medical Law Research Investigates Contentious Issue of Medical Malpractice Claims

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Against the background of medical malpractice claims being an issue plaguing the South African healthcare system, Master of Laws in Medical Law graduate Mr Cameron Mathew Theron plans to contribute new knowledge to the way healthcare disputes are handled.

LLM in Tax Law graduate, Ms Prajna Hiralall celebrating her achievement with her brother, Pranav who graduated with his LLB cum laude in May.

Law a Family Affair for Graduates

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Master of Laws (LLM) in Tax Law graduate, Ms Prajna Hiralall celebrated her success with her brother, Pranav, who was awarded a cum laude Bachelor of Laws degree during the UKZN’s May Graduation ceremonies.

Dr Angela Crocker graduated with a doctoral degree.

Retired Law Academic Achieves Doctorate

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Retired Law Academic Dr Angela Crocker graduated with a doctorate proving that a dream delayed is not a dream denied.

Economics lecturer, Dr Sakhile Mpungose graduates with a PhD.

Dedicated Economist Awarded PhD

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Growing up in KwaMashu, north of Durban, a quest for success and the need to drive social change are reasons why Dr Sakhile Mpungose (32) fell in love with the study of Economics at an early age.

Mr Tasvir Bissoon.

Research into the Link between Child Obesity and Advertising of Unhealthy Food

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Is there a link between advertising unhealthy food and childhood obesity? That was the question explored by Master of Commerce in Marketing graduate Mr Tasvir Bissoon.

Admitted Attorney, Mr Jonathan Renou graduated with his LLM in Labour Studies cum laude.

Cum Laude Master’s Degree for Advocate of the High Court

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Despite the heavy responsibilities attached to his job as an Admitted Advocate of the High Court, Mr Jonathan Renou graduated cum laude with a Master of Laws degree in Labour Studies. This now marks the third degree which he has passed cum laude.

Dr Atlanta Ramsern celebrated her academic achievement with her husband, Nivash, and sons, Amrith and Rohith.

Doctoral Study Encourages SMEs to Gear Up for Technology-Driven Future

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The global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for Johannesburg-based business owner Dr Atlanta Ramsern to embark on a rewarding doctoral journey which rewarded her with a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree.

PhD in Leadership Studies graduate, Dr Deven Reddy.

PhD Research Explores Potential Value of EI-Social Capital Nexus in UKZN Academics

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A university prioritising academic contribution to third-stream income needs to invest in academics, according to research by PhD in Leadership Studies graduate Dr Deven Reddy titled: Exploring how the Emotional Intelligence-Social Capital Nexus in Academics Impacts Third Stream Income: A Case Study of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Mr Donovan Govender (right) celebrating his achievement with his supervisor, Professor Mihalis Chasomeris.

Transnet National Ports Authority Risk Management Specialist Awarded MBA

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Working in the ports systems propelled Mr Donovan Govender on a voyage culminating in him securing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree despite formidable challenges presented by the pandemic.

LLM in Labour Law graduate, Ms Annalise Thulapersad.

Research Findings May Boost Women’s Rights to Menstrual Leave

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Ms Annalise Thulapersad, who graduated with a Master’s degree in Labour Law, says her research findings into the right to take menstrual leave have the potential to reshape workplace policies and women’s rights in South Africa.

Dr Silindile Ndlovu with her parents, Mr Lucky and Mrs Khombisile Ndlovu, and her daughter, Ms Aphile Memela.

Doctoral Study Puts Focus on Female-Owned Agricultural Cooperatives

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The quest for the economic emancipation of women in the agricultural sector is what motivated eThekwini Municipality horticulturist Dr Silindile Ndlovu to complete a Doctor of Business Administration degree at UKZN.

PhD graduate, Dr Elisabeth Achancho.

Happy Ending Despite Challenging Academic Journey

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PhD in Law graduate Dr Elisabeth Achancho faced huge challenges after being locked out of South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PhD in Human Resource Management graduate, Dr Nicholas Ashley.

PhD Journey One of Personal Sacrifice for Doctoral Graduate

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While many newlyweds excitedly prepare to go on honeymoon soon after their wedding, that was not the case for PhD in Human Resource Management graduate Dr Nicholas Ashley and his wife, Jennifer of Ghana.

Mr Musawenkosi Blose.

Foster Child Grant Effectiveness Investigated

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A Community Development Supervisor based in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Musawenkosi Blose, researched the effectiveness of foster child grants in his area for his Master’s degree in Commerce in Leadership.

Ms Rakhee Ramnarain graduated with her MBA cum laude.

Challenges Faced by COVID-19 Frontline Healthcare Workers Investigated for MBA

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Challenges facing healthcare workers who were at the frontline of the pandemic were researched for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership.

UKZN staffers Ms Sijabulile (Sjah) Oliver and Mr Brian Ndlovu.

MBAs for UKZN IT and Laboratory Technicians

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The interdisciplinary nature of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme offered by UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership enables technical experts to master business skills that will prepare them for prosperous careers.

UKZN lecturer, Ms Nolufefe Dlamini.

UKZN Lecturer Earns Master’s Degree

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UKZN academic Ms Nolufefe Dlamini was awarded a Master’s degree in Accountancy for her research that explored factors that influence the spending habits of university students.

Law academic, Dr Juanita Easthorpe celebrating her hard-earned PhD.

Administrator Turned Academic Earns PhD in Law

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UKZN Law lecturer Dr Juanita Easthorpe has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Law degree for her thesis titled: Religion and the Law: Exploring the Boundaries Between the Right to Equality Based on Sexual Orientation and Religious Freedom.

PhD in Supply Chain graduates (from left) Dr Gloria Tshoopara, Dr Masithembe Kafile and Dr Salomo Emilia with their supervisor, Dr Thokozani Mbhele.

Women in Supply Chain Management Determined to Make a Difference

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UKZN Doctoral graduates in Supply Chain Management Drs Gloria Tshoopara, Emilia Salomo and Masithembe Kafile are all ready to make a positive impact in the market.

MBA graduate, Mr Abdulbaqi Badru (right) with his supervisor, Professor Cecile Gerwel Proches.

UKZN “IT Guru” Graduates with MBA

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Technology consultant in the UKZN Teaching and Learning Office (UTLO), Mr Abdulbaqi Badru, graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA).