13 May 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 24
At a public debate at UKZN on xenophobia are (from left): Mr Molaudi Sekake, Mr Elisha Kunene; Mr Mnikeni Phakathi, Mr James Ndlovu, Mr Zakele Ndlovu; Mr Obadiah Moyo, and Dr Lubna Nadvi.

Public Debate at UKZN on Xenophobia

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The Society of Political Science Students (SOPSS), a body attached to the School of Social Sciences, held a public debate titled: Xenophobia in South Africa: Moving Towards an Integrated Africa.

P&G representative, Ms Gugulethu Kepe engaging with UKZN students during their recent recruitment drive.

Students Hear about Future Career Prospects from Prospective Employer

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Representatives of Proctor and Gamble (P&G) were at the College of Law and Management Studies on the Westville campus recently to advise students about employment opportunities at their company.

Skateboarder and photographer, Mr Christopher da Canha.

CCMS Graduate has Article Published in International Journal

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Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) graduate, skateboarder and photographer, Mr Christopher da Canha, has had his article titled Subcultural Ethnography and the case for Dogtown and Z-boys, published in Film Matters, an internationally acclaimed, peer-`reviewed journal.

Chairperson of the Alan Paton Centre and Struggle Archives, Professor Mbongeni Malaba (right), with the University of Pretoria’s Professor Ann Skelton and Senior Librarian at the Centre, Mr Nazim Gani.

Public Lecture Commemorates Renowned Author, Alan Paton

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Renowned author Alan Paton had been a passionate reformer in the field of justice for children, Director of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria, Professor Ann Skelton, revealed during the...

UKZN students march against xenophobia.

Peace March on UKZN's Durban Campus

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The School of Arts (Music Discipline) and the Student Representative Council (SRC) combined to demonstrate dismay at xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal by holding a peace march on the Howard College campus.

UKZN’s SNPH Academics with Seychellois graduates.

History-making 18 Seychellois Nursing Students Graduate through UKZN

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Eighteen Seychellois students, who recently made history by being the first from their country to graduate through UKZN with BA in Nursing (Advance Practice) degrees, were honoured at a ceremony held at the University of the Seychelles.

Professor Yousuf Vawda.

School of Law Academic Contributes to Promotion of Policy Coherence for Health Technologies

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UKZN Public law academic leader, Professor Yousuf Vawda, presented a paper on the Role of Medicines Regulation in Access and Innovation for Health Technologies at the recent African Regional Meeting on Promoting Policy Coherence for Health Technologies held in Addis Ababa, Ethopia.

Mr Simon Brown delivering his presentation.

Finance Seminar informs Students about Successful Trading and Investment

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Finance students got tips on successful trading and investment strategies from an investor, Mr Simon Brown, during a seminar hosted by UKZN’s Finance Society.

NSTF-BHP Billiton award winner Professor Don Cowan with high school pupils at UKZN.

Leading Researcher inspires Pupils to follow their Science Dreams

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The National Science and Technonology Forum’s (NSTF) Share n’ Dare Programme hosted NSTF-BHP Billiton Award winner, Professor Don Cowan, at the Science and Technology Education Centre (STEC) on UKZN’s Westville campus.

Common invasive alien plants seen on campus.

UKZN Staff Learn about Invasive Aliens

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UKZN’s School of Life Sciences Horticulturist, Ms Alison Young, recently organised for UKZN staff on the Pietermaritzburg campus involved in facilities management, life sciences, horticulture, poultry and the Ukulinga Research Farm, to attend an invasive alien plant course held at Ukulinga.

Abafundi Besikole SezobuCiko (KwezoMculo) bekhangisa ngobhlankethi abazithungele bona.

Usuku lokuculela umcimbi wobhlankethi abangama-67 ube yimpumelelo enkulu

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Isikole sase-UKZN SezobuCiko sinikezele ngobhlankethi abangama-67, lo mcimbi obuhlanganise ikhethelo labaculi abanethalente eliyisimanga boMkhakha wezoMculo.

Academics and students studying for the Diploma in Child Protection in Emergencies celebrate the start of the programme at UKZN.

Child Protection in Emergencies Course Celebrated

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The School of Built Environment and Development Studies in the College of Humanities hosted a welcome dinner for students reading for a postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection in Emergencies (CPIE).

Ms Nerissa Naidoo is off to Belgium.

Golden Key President to do PhD Research in Belgium

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UKZN Golden Key president, Ms Nerissa Naidoo, will spend six months conducting part of her doctoral research at Ghent University in Belgium after receiving the prestigious INSPIRE Mobility Scholarship funded by the Erasmus Mundus Programme.

From left: Mr Daniel Okafor, Mr Russel Mnguni, Ms Busisiwe Ramabodu, Mr Lungelo Nzuza, Professor Gugu Mazibuko, Professor Sihawu Ngubane and Mr Michael Cloete.

Academic Career Opportunities at UKZN for Final Year and Postgrad Students

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The Graduate Development Programme under the Human Resources Development Office has called on graduates to join UKZN as full time academic employees under Talent Excellence and Equity Acceleration Scholarships.

Students pledge their support for the First Things First campaign.

UKZN Educates ‘Vulnerable’ First Year Students on HIV and AIDS

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UKZN’s HIV and AIDS Programme recently re-launched the First Things First Campaign on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

The power line inspection robot designed and developed by UKZN’s Mr Trevor Lorimer and Mr Timothy Rowell.

UKZN Robot Shortlisted for UK Energy Innovation Award

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The innovative power line inspection robot designed and developed by Mr Trevor Lorimer and Mr Timothy Rowell of UKZN’s discipline of Electrical Engineering was shortlisted for one of the United Kingdom’s Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) Awards.

Dr Adeoye Akinola during his visit to Texas.

Postdoctoral Fellow Presents Research at International Conference

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College of Law and Managements Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Adeoye Akinola, presented a paper at the 2015 African Conference at the University of Texas in the United States.

Professor Raymond Suttner’s Recovering Democracy in South Africa.

Book Published by Former UKZN Academic Professor Raymond Suttner

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Recovering Democracy in South Africa, a book by Professor Raymond Suttner, was launched at Ike’s Bookstore in Durban.

Mrs Barbara Tyrrell, a friend of the late Dr Killie Campbell, recently celebrated her 103rd birthday.

Friend of the Late Dr Killie Campbell Celebrates 103rd Birthday

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Mrs Barbara Tyrrell, believed to be the only surviving friend of the late Dr Killie Campbell, recently celebrated her 103rd birthday.

Dr Fahmida Shaik.

Clinician Returns to UKZN to Pursue PhD

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UKZN alumnus, Dr Fahmida Shaik, will re-join the School of Clinical Medicine to pursue her PhD within the Department of Dermatology after receiving two scholarships.