20 May 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 25
Guest speakers and staff from the UKZN’s HIV and AIDS and Wellness Programme.

UKZN Conducts Medical Male Circumcision on Site

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UKZN’s HIV and AIDS and Wellness Programme recently hosted and organised a Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) and Health Awareness Day, providing on-site circumcision and health screenings to staff, students and surrounding communities.

Ms Shimol Andhee.

Medical Student Headed for Conference in the US

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Second year Medicine student Ms Shimol Andhee has been accepted to attend the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) Delegation on Medicine and Science in the United States in July.

UKZN students march on the Howard College campus to raise awareness about cancer and xenophobia.

UKZN Students Unite against Cancer and Xenophobia

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Members of Together Against Cancer (T.A.C) and the International Student Organisation (ISO) joined forces to heighten awareness about cancer and xenophobia at an event held on the Howard College campus.

Mr Kester Onor.

PhD Student wins Fellowship from Social Science Research Council

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PhD student in the School of Social Sciences Pastor Kester Onor of Nigeria was overjoyed after being awarded the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa...

Dr Robert Caldwell with staff from the Church of Scotland hospital in Tugela Ferry.

Outreach Consultants important in Rural Health Care, Study finds

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UKZN researchers have found that the appointment of a dedicated outreach consultant for a particular discipline, together with a capable transport system...

Dr Oualid Abboussi (centre) welcomed by Human Physiology postgraduates, Mr Khayelihle Makhathini and Ms Lihle Qulu.

Moroccan Post-graduate Student doing Drug Addiction Research at UKZN

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Moroccan neuropharmacologist, Dr Oualid Abboussi, is conducting drug addiction research at UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS).

Law School academic Mr Norman Mpya informing the audience that filled the venue at the College's Open Day in Westville why Law is not just for lawyers.

College of Law and Management Open Days a Roaring Success

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Hundreds of prospective students expressed great interest in pursuing courses offered by the College of Law and Management Studies at its Open Days held on the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses.

Mr Dean Joubert de Villiers.

Choosing the ‘Right’ Career Vital, says UKZN Alumnus.

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Choosing to pursue a degree that suited his strengths and personality has led to a successful career in law for UKZN alumnus, Mr Dean Joubert de Villiers.

Mr Christopher Ndlovu.

PhD Education Student Awarded African Pathways Scholarship

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PhD Education student Mr Christopher Ndlovu has been awarded the African Pathways Doctoral Scholarship from the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS)...

UKZN Humanities students engage with the public who use the footpath from Umkhumbane (Cato Manor) to Warwick Junction.

UKZN Part of Masihambisane, A Walking City Personified

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Masihambisane, A walking city Personified is an innovative interdisciplinary research action engaging place with a community in motion that took place recently in Berea.

At the workshop are (from left) Ms Angeline Stephens; College Dean for Teaching and Learning, Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa; Professor Diane Grayson and Mr Kishore Gobardan.

College of Humanities hosts successful Integrated Student Support Workshop

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The College of Humanities recently hosted its first Integrated Student Support Workshop at the Unite Building in an effort to ensure its students are given the best possible support in all facets of the College structure.

Emcimbini wokunikezelwa kwemiklomelo (kusuka kwesobunxele): Umdlali ovelele esifundazweni kuleSizini, u-Senuran Muthusamy; uKaputeni weqembu i-UKZN 1 – ompetha beLigi i-Castle Challenge ne-Castle Challenge 20/20, uSumnath Sunkari, onguKaputeni weqembu i-UKZN 3 elingompetha besigaba sesi-2, u-Divesh Sookdeo.

Iqembu Lekhilikithi Lase-UKZN Liqokwe Njengompetha Beligi I-Castle Challenge

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Iqembu lase-UKZN lekhilikithi limenyezelwe njengompetha beligi iCastle Challenge yama-ova angama-50 kanye ne-Castle Challenge 20/20 emcimbini weKwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union wokunikezelwa kwemiklomelo wezi-2014/2015 obuseThekwini.

Given a chance to be children again at a refugee camp in Chatsworth.

UKZN Occupational Therapists Reach out to Refugee Children

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The quality of life for refugee children at a Chatsworth camp in Durban is improving weekly thanks to UKZN occupational therapists and students committed to alleviating harm caused by xenophobic attacks.

Mrs Tivani Mashamba-Thompson.

UKZN Lecturer Receives Prestigious Fellowship for African Scholars

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UKZN’s Public Health Medicine lecturer, Mrs Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, is one of 20 recipients in Africa of the prestigious African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships (ADDRF) for 2015.

Students from UKZN’s Edgewood campus residences handing over food and clothing hampers for children at the Umlazi Place of Safety.

Students Support Children in Need in Umlazi

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Students from Fieldswood and Pinewood residences on the Edgewood Campus organised an outreach, community development project at the Place of Safety orphanage in Umlazi.

Prospective UKZN students attend the College of Humanities Open Day.

College of Humanities Hosts Open Day

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Prospective students from Durban and Pietermaritzburg attended the 2015 Information Open Day to learn more about degrees and programmes on offer at the College of Humanities.

Dr Bernhard Gaede.

UKZN Academic Re-appointed to CoMMiC

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UKZN’s Family Medicine HoD, Dr Bernhard Gaede, has been re-appointed to serve on the Ministerial Committee on Mortality and Morbidity in Children (CoMMiC) by the National Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.

College of Law and Management Studies staff at the event.

Law and Management staff members Honoured

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The College of Law and Management Studies acknowledged and recognised excellence at a celebratory lunch for 13 staff members who graduated with PhDs in 2015 at UKZN as well as those staff members who graduated at other universities in the past few months.