14 April 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 12
Ms Nokwanda Mazibuko (left) with Dr Maheshvari Naidu (centre) and Mr Gabriel Darong.

Academic Proud of her Students who Overcame Great Odds to Obtain Distinctions

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Two Masters Students of Dr Maheshvari Naidu, an academic in the College of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, have excelled and distinguished themselves.

Masters in Population Studies cum laude graduate, Mr Kamban Hirasen.

Student Overcomes Obstacles to Graduate Cum Laude

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Despite encountering a series of major setbacks which threatened his chances of graduating, Mr Kamban Hirasen remained focussed and earned his Masters in Population Studies cum laude.

Dr Zane Atkinson with his research supervisor Mr Mthembeni Mkhize.

Dystopian Narratives part of Architecture Graduates Research

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Dr Zane Atkinson recently graduated with his Masters in Architecture from the College of Humanities in which his research focused on Dystopian Narratives as a Tool for the rejuvenation of Brown Field sites where he proposed a mixed use park for Colenso in Ladysmith.

Dr Kamila Rawatlal and her supervisor Prof Inge Petersen.

School Connectedness Focus of PhD Research by UKZN Staff

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UKZN Counsellor, Ms Kamila Rawatlal, has been awarded a PhD in Counselling Psychology by the College of Humanities.

College of Humanities Graduate, Ms Nomsa Mahlalela.

Research on Female Condom use Among University Students in Durban

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UKZN Masters graduate Ms Nomsa Mahlalela of the College of Humanities explored the use of female condoms among university students in Durban for her degree.

Mr Yibrah Ghebreyohannes.

Man walked 4000km across Africa to get education at UKZN

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An Eritrean man who walked 4 000km from his home country so he could study at UKZN has graduated with a Masters Degree in Geography.

Mr Richard Chelin, who was awarded his Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree summa cum laude.

Religious Terrorism in Africa Explored in Research

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The current surge in religious terrorism, as evidenced by the recent Al Shabaab attacks in Kenya, makes it imperative for scholars and others to work towards a solution to the crisis.

Masters graduate, Mr Mnikeni Phakathi.

DRC Child Soldiers Studied in Graduate’s Research

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Understanding Child Soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Impact of Violence and Trauma on their Psychosocial Development was the focus of research conducted by Mr Mnikeni Phakathi, who graduated with a Masters in Social Sciences degree from the College of Humanities.

Dr Linda Naidoo beats cancer and graduated with her PhD in Social Work.

Graduate Beats Cancer, Focuses on Child Sexual Abuse in Study

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Ms Linda Naidoo, former director of Childline KZN managed to beat cancer and subsequently graduate with her PhD in Social Work from UKZN recently.

Bachelor of Social Work graduate, Ms Thobeka Nala.

Humanities Graduate Salutes Family and God

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Bachelor of Social Work graduate, Ms Thobeka Nala, has dedicated her achievement to her family and to God.

Mr Thulani Jama.

Former UKZN Security Guard Graduates with Social Work Degree

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‘I am so excited to be graduating. I still can’t believe it,’ said former UKZN security guard, 38-year-old Mr Thulani Jama, after being awarded a Bachelor of Social Work degree.