07 June 2024
Volume: 12
Issue: 16
Ms Brightness Mangolothi (fifth from left) seen with some of the delegates of the workshops.

Tackling Workplace Bullying in Higher Education Institutions

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Workplace bullying is a significant issue in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) worldwide.

Local ophthalmologists attending the hybrid seminar.

Inaugural International Hybrid Seminar on Keratitis at UKZN

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The sensitivity of the eye and the critical need for timeous and accurate diagnosis of eye diseases came under the spotlight when UKZN’s Discipline of Ophthalmology held its first international hybrid seminar on keratitis.

Event organisers and UKZN students.

Shedding Light on the Bipolar Disorder Spectrum

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Bipolar disorder has a considerable degree of stigma, and it is generally known that this stigma stems from misconceptions about what bipolar disease is and how to properly treat and manage it.

ECE Conference attendees.

A Conference Challenging Sexual Norms and Promoting Gender Justice in Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education (ECE) has long grappled with the complexities of understanding and addressing gender and sexuality.

Blurring disciplinary boundaries at the Interprofessional Education workshop.

Interprofessional Education Curriculum Development in the Health Sciences

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Chairperson of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Task Team, Dr Serela Ramklass, ran a stimulating IPE Curriculum Development Workshop, under the Office of the Dean of Teaching and Learning, Professor Sinegugu Duma, which was attended by academics from across the College of Health Sciences disciplines, all united under the University Teaching and Learning Office’s (UTLO) slogan: Every Student Matters.

Professor Donrich Thaldar and his doctoral student, Ms Roasia Hazarilall.

UKZN Law Academics Contribute to Another Landmark Case

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UKZN’s School of Law academic, Professor Donrich Thaldar, and his doctoral student, Ms Roasia Hazarilall, travelled to the Johannesburg High Court to make their contributions to a landmark reproductive law case.

Highlights from the book launch.

UKZN Academic Presents Expose’ Book - Momentous Epochs in the History of the ANC

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The launch of the “exposé” book: Momentous Epochs in the History of the ANC, was presented by notable UKZN professor and author, Professor Emeritus Paulus Zulu.

Guest speaker of the AIA Blue Sky Seminar Mr James Campbell.

Blue Sky Seminar Series Takes Off With: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Resilience

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The Aerotropolis Institute Africa (AIA) at UKZN hosted its first Blue Sky seminar series in a bid to build a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience.

Erasmus+ intern, Mr Philani Shezi.

Sharing Experiences and Knowledge to Facilitate Community Change and Progress

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Master of Education in Social Justice Education student, Mr Philani Shezi (25) was recently awarded an Erasmus+ internship with Liepaja University in Western Latvia to learn, grow, and develop his research and teaching skills.

Professor Harold Ngalawa.

C2 NRF Rating for UKZN’s Economics Professor

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Economics expert, Professor Harold Ngalawa from the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF), is now a C2 NRF-rated researcher.

Scenes from the Africa Day celebration.

“Uniting Hearts, Inspiring Minds”- Embracing Africa’s Heritage

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Exploration, engagement, and celebration of Africa’s rich culture, creativity, and potential took centre stage at a UKZN one-day event which featured captivating musical performances, diverse panel discussions as well as thought-provoking presentations.

Dr Tanja Reinhardt from UKZN’s Science Centre as well as teachers and pupils from Arthur Blaxall School.

Enhancing Education through UKZN’S STEC Outreach Programmes: A Visit to Arthur Blaxall School for the Blind

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Imagine attending a school where every detail is meticulously planned to ensure that every learner, regardless of their abilities, feels welcomed and included.

UKZN academics with the Zambian delegation.

Exciting Collaboration Between the Discipline of TeleHealth and Zambia

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The Discipline of TeleHealth in the School of Nursing and Public Health recently hosted an esteemed delegation of 32 guests from Zambia, marking a momentous occasion for e-health innovation in southern Africa.

Members of the uMzimkhulu community celebrate World Fish Migration Day with the UKZN School of Life Science’s BuHa Fishers Club.

Community Celebrates World Fish Migration Day with “Splash into Rivers” Event

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On 25 May 2024, the uMzimkhulu community came together to celebrate World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) with an event themed Splash into Rivers: A Fun Day Learning about River Life.

Ms Kerusha Govender from NPC Cement who delivered a guest lecture to first-year students.

HR Students Geared Up for Their Profession

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The School of Management, IT, and Governance recently demonstrated its commitment to producing well-rounded and versatile professionals through a guest lecture hosted by Dr Anisha Ramsaroop in the Discipline of Human Resources (HR) Management for first-year students.

South African theatre legends, Ms Phyllis Klotz and Mr Smal Ndaba.

4th Annual Artfluence Human Rights Festival: Building Bridges Through Arts

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UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts has recognised South African theatre legends Ms Phyllis Klotz and Mr Smal Ndaba as joint recipients of the 4th annual Artfluence Human Rights Award during a festival in Durban.