19 May 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 23
Medical students observe Dr Khoza utilising a “Wood’s Lamp” ultraviolet light evaluation to identify skin infections.

Dermatology Department Organises Teaching Outreach Programme

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UKZN’s Dermatology Department held a four-day Teaching Outreach Programme which is part of the Vaseline Healing project. 

Izifundiswa zase-UKZN, uDkt Mihalis Chasomeris (kwesobunxele) noNkz Nonmfundo Kakaza benoDkt Rudi Steinbach we-Reserve Bank.

Isifundo Somphakathi Nesibheke Inqubomgomo Yezomnotho YaseSouth Africa

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Ungoti kwezomnotho eSouth African Reserve Bank owuNgoti Omkhulu wezomnotho emnyangweni i-Macroeconomic Modelling Unit, uDkt Rudi Steinbach, wethule inkulumo yakhe mayelana nenqubomgomo yezomnotho yezwe kubafundi base-Graduate School of Business and Leadership abenza idiploma yasebeneziqu ye-Business Administration (Economics), eze-Local Economic Development  neze- MBA.

UKZN students showcase the play - Masihambisane: Water is Life - on Durban’s beachfront.

Students Perform Water Is Life Play on Durban’s Beachfront

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UKZN’s fourth-year Architecture students and Drama and Performing Arts students recently showcased their “Masihambisane: Water is Life” show on the Durban beachfront.

The play was staged under the guidance of Lecturers, Mrs Bridget Horner and Dr Miranda Young Jahangeer.

Professor Jerry Parwada of Australia during his presentation at UKZN.

Connection between Politics and Stock Market Quality Explored

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The link between politics and economics was explored during a lecture at UKZN by the Head of Banking and Finance in the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Professor Jerry Parwada.

Dr Suzanne Sharland.

UKZN Academic Discusses Classical Antiquity in Monster High TV Series

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As part of the Classics Research Colloquium in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC), Lecturer Dr Suzanne Sharland spoke on: “Classical Antiquity in Contemporary Children’s Media and Literature: the case of Monster High”.

The Edgewood Campus Community Development Association at their anti-gender-based violence and cyber bullying wall.

Edgewood Campus Tackles Gender-Based Violence and Cyber Bullying

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The Edgewood Campus Community Development Association (CDA) has launched an anti-gender based violence and cyber bullying campaign.

The campaign includes a wall near the main cafeteria displaying photos of UKZN students and staff who are against gender-based violence and cyber bullying.

Mr Nyangi Philemon Ngomu.

Raising the UKZN Flag Internationally

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UKZN’s Discipline of Nursing alumnus, Mr Nyangi Philemon Ngomu, is currently the National Professional Officer for Medical evacuations at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) South African Country Office.

After supporting himself through odd jobs, Ngomu graduated with his honours degree in 2004 and a master’s degree in 2008. Ngomu put himself through university. ‘I have always made it through hard work and not giving up,’ said Ngomu.

UKZN Celebrates Africa Day.

UKZN Academic to Chair African Renaissance Conference

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The Head of African Languages at UKZN, Professor Sihawu Ngubane, is Chair of the organising committee for the Africa Renaissance Conference being held at the ICC in Durban from 23-24 May.

The conference, organised around Africa Day celebrations on May 25, will focus on Entrepreneurs in Africa – Entrepreneur Development and Innovation, with the emphasis on the youth. It also aims to empower and increase entrepreneurial capacities, thereby strengthening communities through the creation of new businesses, new jobs and the promotion of self-sufficiency.

A leadership delegation from the Federal University Birnin Kebbi in Nigeria and representatives of UKZN management at a meeting on the Westville campus.

UKZN in talks with Nigerian University on Possible Collaboration

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A leadership delegation from the Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUBK) in Nigeria visited UKZN to discuss the possibility of forging links between the two universities.

Mr Muhammed Bilaal Ismail.

UKZN Student to Lead SA Delegation to China

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UKZN student Mr Muhammed Bilaal Ismail has been selected as the head delegate of a five-member team representing South Africa at the Y20 Summit in China later this year.

Ms Justine Lindsay.

Accounting Graduate Placed Fifth in SAICA’s Initial Test of Competence

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When Ms Justine Lindsay graduated with her BCom degree cum laude and became the first student to receive top awards for all modules at the UKZN-SA Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Students’ Awards Ceremony in 2015, it was an indication she was destined for success!

Dr Andrew Okem.

Academic Presents Research at eThekwini Research Symposium

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Research findings on stakeholders’ perspectives on the social acceptability of effluent in agriculture were presented at an eThekwini Research Symposium.

Dr Craig Blewett, Senior Lecturer, School of Information Systems and Technology.

Academics Need to Embrace New Ways of Writing and Sharing Research

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Universities are a “thousand-year-old industry on the cusp of profound change”. That’s according to a study that explored Australia’s higher education landscape four years ago.

UKZN’s student recruitment drive in the Amajuba district.

UKZN Team Encourages Aspirant Tertiary Education Students in Newcastle Area

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UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) in partnership with the Department of Basic Education recently hosted the Amajuba district (Newcastle area in northern KwaZulu-Natal) high achievers symposium programme for top maths and science students in the area.