14 August 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 37
Ms Thabile Buthelezi.

UKZN student first in SA to receive Choreomundus Scholarship

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Masters student in Applied Ethnomusicology at UKZN, Ms Thabile Buthelezi, is the first South African student to receive the prestigious Choreomundus: International Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage Scholarship.

Mnu Kwena Ramahuta.

Abafundi bezomculo base-UKZN esigabeni esandulela owamanqamu emncintiswaneni kazwelonke

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Umfundi wezomculo uMnu Kwena Ramahuta uphakamise ifulegi le UKZN phezulu - ngokuba ngomunye kwabayishumi nambili (12) emncintiswaneni oba minyaka yonke wezomculo obizwa nge - South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) umncintiswano wabemifundaze yaphesheya.

Community members queue for items of clothing.

UKZN Students Donate Food and Clothing at Informal Settlement

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A group of young students serious about making a difference in the lives of others distributed food parcels and clothing at an informal settlement in New Germany, KwaZulu-Natal.

At the books launch are (from left) authors Professor Rodney Harber, Ms Michele Jacobs and Emeritus Professor of Architecture, Professor Brian Kearney.

Launch of Books on ‘old Natal Architecture’

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UKZN Campbell Collections in association with the Durban Heritage Trust recently launched two books A Measure of the Past by Ms Michele Jacobs and Professor Rodney Harber together with Emeritus Professor of Architecture Brian Kearney, who also launched his book Stern Utility at the event.

Dr Ziska Fields.

UKZN Academics and Students Contribute to New Book

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UKZN academics and students contributed significantly to a new book titled: Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship, which seeks to provide solutions to social problems through redefining the goals of today’s enterprises and enhancing growth potential and change in every community.

Fidel Castro Medical Collaboration Programme students.

Medical School Welcomes Former Cuba-Based Students

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UKZN’s College of Health Sciences’ Student Support Services (SSS) welcomed 12 students from the Nelson Mandela – Fidel Castro Medical Collaboration Programme to the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Sport Officer Mr Ayanda Ndlovu (far right) with some of the UKZN runners who participated in the 2015 Durban Runner Challenge.

UKZN athletes take on Durban Runner Challenge

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The Durban Runner Challenge, hosted by the Durban Runner Athletics Club and UKZN, attracted about 1 200 participants who took part in either the 21.km or 10km race.

Members of the Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter with Advocate Lihle Mapipa-Ndlovu (in yellow) celebrating Women’s Month.

Black Lawyers Association Celebrates ‘Phenomenal Women’ in the Legal Fraternity

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In the celebration of Women’s Month, UKZN’s Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter recently recognised UKZN alumnus, Advocate Lihle Mapipa-Ndlovu, for her valuable contribution to the legal fraternity during an event held on the Howard College campus.

Family Physicians at the conference.

Family Physicians Unite at National Conference Hosted by UKZN

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The South African Academy of Family Physician’s 18th National Family Practitioners Congress, hosted by UKZN’s Department of Family Medicine in association with the national and provincial Departments of Health...

Dr Carl de Wet.

Why Health Care Workers Make ‘Mistakes’

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A significant minority of patients suffer preventable harm as a result of the healthcare they receive, according to researcher, Dr Carl de Wet.

Professor Fanie Botha addressing students.

Postgraduate Orientation and Integration Programme launched by Health Sciences

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The College of Health Sciences (CHS) launched a first ever Postgraduate Orientation and Integration Programme which was held on the Westville campus.

Final year students at Clinical Anatomy’s Open Day.

Attracting Young Medical Scientists into Clinical Anatomy Research

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Final year Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Science students recently learned about exciting research opportunities at UKZN during the Discipline of Clinical Anatomy’s Open Day for postgraduates.