01 July 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 31
Dr Andrew Ross.

UKZN Academic receives SA’s Order of Baobab – Silver

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South African President Jacob Zuma awarded the Order of Baobab – Silver medal to UKZN lecturer and Principal Specialist of Family Medicine, Dr Andrew Ross.

Izethameli emhlanganweni wokucobelelana ngolwazi lwezichazamazwi zibambe izingxo ezinohlonzo.

I-UKZN ithuthukisa izichazamazwi zemikhakha ehlukene zesiZulu nesiNgisi

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Umbono we-UKZN ukuthi bonke abafundi babe nezichazamazwi zesiZulu nesiNgisi uma besemakilasini yilokhu okuyimbangela yomsebenzi owenziwayo wokuthuthukiswa kwezichazamazwi zemikhakha ehlukene.

Newlands East Secondary School pupils enjoying their tuition.

Students Learn as they Teach at KZN Schools

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UKZN Finance students promoting financial literacy at KwaZulu-Natal high schools say the experience has been a learning curve for both themselves and the pupils.

Ms Ludfia Samed.

Law Graduate Realising her Goal

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Her goal of becoming a judge or magistrate has been the motivation for law graduate Ms Ludfia Samed’s successes, the latest of which is her appointment as a candidate attorney at leading law firm, Livingston Leandy.

Ms Karen Sallie.

New student Academic Services Manager for College of Humanities

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Ms Karen Sallie, appointed Student Academic Services Manager at the College of Humanities, says she believes her new role will allow her to provide an improved service for students as well as heightened development opportunities for her staff.

Mr Patrick Zimu.

New Lecturer Appointed to the Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences

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Mr Patrick Zimu (27) of Pietermaritzburg has joined UKZN’s Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences as a lecturer.

Zimu, born and raised in KwaSwayimana, said teaching had always been his passion. ‘I’ve now developed an affection for research,’ he said.

Celebrating Gabby's anniversary since her double open heart surgery.

Wedding Bells for Yunibo Trusts Heart Surgery Survivor

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It is another dream-come-true for Pinetown’s Gabriella Grobbelaar (24) who will be walking down the aisle on 25 July 2015 after recently celebrating a year’s survival from...

Dr Onyemaechi Azu who trained at Harvard Medical School in the United States.

UKZN Lecturer Completes Training at Harvard Medical School

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Senior Lecturer in Clinical Anatomy, Dr Onyemaechi Azu, has completed a year of Clinical Trials training at Harvard Medical School in the United States.

Architecture Lecturer Mr Juan Solis (third right) who has been selected as a judge for the KZNIA Award competition.

Academic a Judge in National Architecture Competition

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Architecture Lecturer Mr Juan Solis has been selected as a judge for a national architecture competition organised by the KwaZulu-Natal Institute for Architecture (KZNIA).

Department of Infectious Diseases academics with Harvard's Translational Medicine trainees at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

UKZN Hosts Harvard Scholars

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UKZN Clinicians from the Department of Infectious Diseases hosted Harvard University’s Translational Medicine students at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine in Durban.

Head of the Department of Nursing at UKZN, Professor Gugu Mchunu, with her masters students.

Re-engineering Primary Health Care in KZN

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UKZN Masters in Nursing students recently organised a seminar titled: “The Re-Engineering of Primary HealthCare (PHC) in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal.”

Students on board the R/V Angra Pequena excitedly awaiting the official research expedition.

UKZN Marine Biology Students Participate in Ocean Stewards Programme

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A group of 15 third year and honours students from UKZN’s Marine Biology Programme recently took part in the Ocean Stewards programme during which they met some of South Africa’s top marine biologists and geologists and took part in studies on board the Angra Pequen, a research vessel...