15 July 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 31
From left: Professor Thabo Msibi, Ms Samantha Ntuli, Professor Relebohile Moletsane, Professor Pearl Sithole, Professor Ntomb’fikile Mazibuko and Mr Nkonzo Mkhize.

Women in Leadership Challenges Discussed by Academic Panel

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Three prominent UKZN academics were on a Masakhane Youth Leadership Course (MYLC) panel of women professors who discussed challenges faced by women in leadership positions.

Participants at a workshop to promote competition amongst students, organised by UKZN’s InQubate Office.

UKZN InQubate and Ithala Launch Youth Think Innovation Competition at UKZN

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“Think Innovation; Think Green” is the motto for the Ithala Finance Company’s Inkunzi’ Isematholeni Youth in Business Competition.

UKZN hosted a Stakeholder’s Breakfast on the Westville campus.

UKZN hosts Stakeholder Relations Breakfast

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UKZN hosted a Stakeholders’ Breakfast to forge deeper relationships with education officials from various districts in KwaZulu-Natal.

Some of the members of the RBO Task Team, from left: Mrs Avril Williamson, Executive Director: HR; Mr Raymond Parkies, UKSU; Mr Gert Kruger, NTEU; Mrs Adeshini McIntosh, HR: College of AES; Mr Jasper Cecil, UKSU; Mr Silas Mpungose, NEHAWU and Mr Hira Ramkisson, Director: Reward Services.

Relationship Building by Objective

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The Relationship by Objective (RBO) organisation was launched by UKZN with the aim of creating an environment in which parties can establish a basis to start a process of restoring working relationships.

UKZN students who took part in an AIDS awareness project.

CaSIPO and Marketing Discipline Collaborate on AIDS Awareness Project

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An assignment integrated into the Marketing curriculum to build awareness among students about the importance of being tested for HIV and staying in care if the result is positive has proved to be a great success.

UKZN alumni, Ms Anisa Govender and Ms Norma Wheeler.

UKZN Alumni Contribute to Newspaper Column on Shipping Matters

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Maritime Law experts and UKZN alumni, Ms Norma Wheeler and Ms Anisa Govender, are part of an all-women group contributing material for a shipping matters column in the Sunday Tribune newspaper.

Top table tennis players (from left) Preshen Naidoo, Hilal Pillay and Sarah Lee Gobindlall.

UKZN Table Tennis Players Set to Represent SA at National Championships

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Three UKZN table tennis players have been selected to represent South Africa at the 18th Confederation of University and Colleges Sports Associations (CUCSA) games in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, next month.

Development Camp participants.

UKZN/SAICA Development Camp Hones Future Chartered Accountants

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Close to 200 school pupils received extra tuition in core mathematics and other subjects during a UKZN/ SA Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA) Development Camp.

High School learners at the opening ceremony of the Masakhane Youth Leadership Course.

School of Education hosts Masakhane Youth Leadership Course

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The School of Education, through the Community Development Association (CDA) – a student-run community outreach organisation, recently hosted the 15th annual Masakhane Youth Leadership Course (MYLC) for more than 200 Grade 11 learners from predominantly disadvantaged schools across KwaZulu-Natal.

At the Oral History project are (seated, left) Mrs Gulshera Khan; (seated third left) Ms Luleka Jakeni; (standing, third right) Mr Senzo Mkhize and the Port Shepstone Twining Association staff and volunteers.

Gamalakhe Oral History Project

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Senior staff members at UKZN’s Killie Campbell Collections, Ms Luleka Jakeni and Mr Senzo Mkhize, in partnership with Mrs Gulshera  Khan of the Port Shepstone Twinning Association, conducted training and interviews on an oral history project at Gamalakhe in Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast.

Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (third from right) with delegates at a conference in the West Indies.

UKZN Law Professor has busy time in Jamaica and Botswana

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UKZN’s Professor David McQuoid-Mason had a busy June this year presenting papers at a variety of symposiums in the Caribbean and another at a conference in Botswana.

In Jamaica, McQuoid-Mason delivered papers on (1) Legal Ethics and Access to Justice, at the Second Annual Symposium on Law, Governance and Society in Montego Bay hosted by the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies; (2) on Street Law in South Africa and Beyond, at the Second Street Law Caribbean Institution Launch at University of the West Indies...