09 June 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 26
The Journeymen has its world premiere at DIFF 2016.

The Journeymen the Opening Night Film at DIFF 2016

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The opening night film of The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), hosted by UKZN’s College of Humanities, is the world premiere of the South African documentary, The Journeymen, the latest instalment in the Twenty Journey project.

No eggheads these! Mechanical Engineering students - proud winners of the egg transportation competition!

Mech Eng Students Best Egg Guardians

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Howard College campus residents may recently have caught sight of groups of excited-looking students and some weird little vehicles – carrying eggs!

Mr Oregan Hoskins.

Spotlight on Alumni

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The President of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and an alumnus of UKZN, Mr Oregan Hoskins, was interviewed by UKZNdabaOnline journalist, Raylene Captain-Hasthibeer for the NdabaOnline series, Spotlight on Alumni

Judge Zak Yacoob addressing delegates at the Customary Law Seminar and sharing a special moment with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng during one of Law School’s events in April.

Judge Yacoob Serves as Judge-in-Residence at Law School

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UKZN School of Law academics and students had a rare opportunity to work with retired Constitutional Court Judge Zak Yacoob during the month of April when he was serving in his position as the School’s newly appointed Judge-in-Residence.

Mr Thabiso Ntshangase.

Education Student Successful in Music and Fashion Worlds

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Education student Mr Thabiso Ntshangase recently launched his own clothing line and founded his own entertainment company: No Limits Entertainment.

Mr David Maahlamela, new Director for the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA).

David Maahlamela Appointed Director for Centre for Creative Arts

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Mr David Maahlamela has been appointed as the new Director for the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

From left: Professor Michael Samuel; Director of the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE), Professor Om Varma; Mrs Irena Andrews of the University of Brighton in England, and Dr Hyleen Mariaye.

UKZN Academic Co-Edits Book on Teacher Education in Mauritius

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UKZN School of Education academic Professor Michael Anthony Samuel has co-edited the book Continuity, Complexity and Change: Teacher Education in Mauritius with Dr Hyleen Mariaye of the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE).

Dr Mosa Moshabela with Dr Bernhard Gaede.

Research into Western and Traditional Health Care Practice

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UKZN’s Rural Health HoD, Dr Mosa Moshabela, conducted a scoping review on the need and challenges of finding common ground between western and traditional health care practice in South Africa.

uDkt Langa Khumalo, uMqondisi eHhovisi LeNyuvesi LezokuHlelwa NokuThuthukiswa KoLimi nabebebambe iqhaza ohlelweni i-Bua Le Nna.

Uhlelo Lwe-Bua Le Nna Ezindaweni Ezimbili Ezihlala Abafundi E-UKZN

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Uhlelo lwe-Bua Le Nna, olwaqalwa njengengxenye yombono weBhodi YeziLimi YeNyuvesi wokugqugquzela nokuthuthukisa izilimi zendabuko zaseNingizimu Afrika e-UKZN, lwethulwe ngokusemthethweni ezindaweni ezimbili zabafundi enyuvesi.

Seated: CEO, Trade and Investment KZN, Mr Zamo Gwala and Professor Salim Abdool Karim. Standing from left: Ms Ina Cronje; Mr Michael Mabuyakhulu; Professor Renuka Vithal, and UKZN's Professor Deresh Ramjugernath.

MoU Signed between UKZN and Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal

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UKZN and Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the formation of a new partnership to progress a number of initiatives

Front from left: Ms Marilyn Pugsley, Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, Mrs Nina van Jaarsveld and Mrs Jane Meyerowitz. Back: Mr Tom White, Mrs Kirsty Pratt, Mr Paul Pratt and Mr Nick Meyerowitz.

Ansell May Hall Reunion Honours the “Glorious Years”

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Close to a year’s planning came together recently when Ansell May Hall held a reunion in Durban with the theme: “The Glorious Years: 1970 – 1980”.

Members of the School of Life Science’s MACE Lab (Marine Biology, Aquaculture, Conservation Education and Ecophysiology).

MACE Lab Gets Behind Novel River Cleaning System

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Dr Deborah Robertson-Andersson of UKZN’s MACE Lab - Marine Biology, Aquaculture, Conservation Education and Ecophysiology - is working hard at implementing a project that will collect plastic and other debris from oceans and rivers.

CHS students at the Health Day.

UKZN Students host Health Day

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First to fifth year Medical students together with final year Dentistry colleagues held their annual Health Day Screening Community Outreach Initiative at the Wiggins Secondary School in Cato Manor, Durban.

Dr Angela James.

UKZN Academic Nominated for Prestigious Award

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UKZN School of Education academic, Dr Angela James, has been short-listed as a finalist in the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards in the category: Research or Engineering Capacity Development.

Professor Rob Slotow engaging with College of Health Sciences staff at the workshop.

Promotion Workshop Gives Advice on How to Get Ahead

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Several workshops to assist College of Health Sciences (CHS) staff understand the processes involved in academic promotions were held recently by Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the CHS, Professor Rob Slotow.

Although the promotions process could sometimes be long and confusing, participants were nevertheless reassured that through ongoing mentorship and coaching they could achieve “upward trajectory” in their careers.