21 April 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 20
Congratulations to Ms Lindiwe Kunene pictured with Acting Registrar Mr Baatile Poo.

Masters Dissertation Aimed at Contributing to Development of SMMEs in SA

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Obtaining a Master of Commerce degree has enabled Marketing and Management academic Ms Lindiwe Kunene to fulfil her desire to contribute to the development of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in South Africa.

Dr Abayomi Adeoye Olarewaju (left) celebrating academic excellence with his supervisor Dr Ziska Field and friend Dr Sulaiman Atiku.

Personal and Financial Sacrifices lead to Academic Success for PhD Graduate

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Leaving his family in Nigeria and getting a loan to finance his studies are some of the sacrifices that make graduating with a PhD that much sweeter for Dr Abayomi Adeoye Olarewaju.

GSB&L Lecturer and PhD graduate Dr Cecile Gerwel-Proches.

Sugar Industry in Focus in PhD

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UKZN Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) Lecturer Dr Cecile Gerwel-Proches, was awarded a PhD for her thesis titled: “An Application of Systems Methodologies to investigate Social Complexity at the Felixton Mill area”.

Dr Fanny Saruchera (left) and his supervisor, Dr Maxwell Phiri.

PhD Journey Results in Career Growth for Zimbabwean Graduate

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PhD graduate Dr Fanny Saruchera’s decision to do a doctoral degree at an internationally recognised institution such as UKZN has opened up a world of diverse professional networks which have played a vital role in his career growth.

Dr Ashika Maharaj celebrating her achievement with her husband.

Experiences of Expatriate Academics at UKZN Investigated in Doctorate Research

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UKZN academic and former Leadership and Equity Advancement Programme (LEAP) beneficiary, Dr Ashika Maharaj, was awarded a PhD for her thesis titled: “Expatriate Academics and Expatriate Management in a South African Higher Education Institution”.

PhD graduate, Dr Sophia Mukorera with baby Jaden and family.

Graduation a Family Affair for PhD Candidate

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It was a double celebration for UKZN staff member Dr Sophia Mukorera who not only celebrated graduating with her PhD but also the birth of her third baby boy,  a few days before the College of Law and Management Studies Pietermaritzburg Graduation ceremony.

Summa cum laude graduates Mr Joshua Chipangila, Mr Yusuf Vawda, Ms Justine Lindsay and Mr Benjamin Meadows.

Summa Cum Laude Graduates Empowered for Success

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The academically talented Ms Justine Lindsay, Mr Benjamin Meadows, Mr Joshua Chipangila and Mr Yusuf Vawda celebrated graduating with Bachelor of Commerce degrees summa cum laude from the College of Law and Management Studies in Pietermaritzburg.

Candidate Attorney Ms Ntokozo Majola was awarded an LLB degree summa cum laude.

LLB Summa Cum Laude Graduate’s Life-Long Dream Realised

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For Durban born LLB summa cum laude graduate Ms Ntokozo Majola becoming an attorney has been her life-long dream.

Excited Masters in Administration graduate, Ms Nobuhle Mkhize.

Masters Graduate Conducts Study on UKZN

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Even though her journey in achieving her degree was not easy, Ms Nobuhle Mkhize says graduating with a Masters in Administration from the College of Law and Management was worth every effort.

PhD graduate Dr Charles Makanyeza.

Poultry Products Feature in PhD study on Consumer Behaviour

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Avid sports enthusiast Dr Charles Makanyeza was awarded a PhD for his thesis titled: “Consumer Awareness, Ethnocentrism, Attitude and Purchase Behaviour toward Imported Poultry Products: A Zimbabwean Perspective”, at a Graduation ceremony of the College of Law and Management Studies.

Ms Felicity Elliott.

LLM Cum Laude Graduate doing her bit to Protect the Environment

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Completing a Masters of Law degree at UKZN has reignited Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s bioregional conservation planner Ms Felicity Elliott’s passion for biodiversity and environment conservation.

A proud family - Dr Lisa Kinnear with her family.

PhD Study Analyses Power of SA Women Business Leaders

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“A Critical Analysis of the Emerging Models of Power Amongst South African Women Business Leaders” was the title of a thesis which earned Dr Lisa Kinnear a PhD in Human Resource Management (HRM) at a College of Law and Management Studies 2015 Graduation ceremony.