07 April 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 14
Ms Nelly Mpungose.

Ground-Breaking Research Offers New Insights on Social Security Payments

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With the relationship between the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) currently under the spotlight, Master of Public Administration graduate Ms Nelly Mpungose’s ground breaking research on the issue offers new insights into the perspectives of various stakeholders.

Ms Marissa Damons.

MCom Study on Governance and Regulation of South African Ports

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One of the leading women in South Africa’s Maritime sector, Ms Marissa Damons, has been awarded a Master of Commerce Degree in Maritime Studies from UKZN.

Twins, Mr Steffen and Rudolph Wies.

Double Celebration for Twin Graduates!

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For third year Bachelor of Commerce Accounting graduates and twins Rudolph and Steffen Wies healthy sibling rivalry is their recipe for success.

MBA cum laude graduate Mr Dane Bax.

Developing Statistical Models is What Makes MBA Cum Laude Graduate Tick

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Mr Dane Bax is a Data Scientist so it’s not surprising that the MBA cum laude graduate has developed a novel econometric approach to estimating residential property prices in coastal sub-markets within KwaZulu-Natal.

MCom cum laude graduates Ms Margaret Dzvuka and Mr Rajesh Chandarman.

Bright Future for MCom Cum Laude Graduates

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For Master of Commerce cum laude graduates Ms Margaret Dzvuka and Mr Rajesh Chandarman studying for their degrees has not only been a learning curve but has afforded them the opportunity to contribute knowledge in their fields.

Graduate Mr Joash Govender celebrating his achievement with his parents and UKZN Professors Desmond and Irene Govender.

Academic Excellence a Family Tradition!

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With his academic interests in economics as opposed to computer science like his parents who are academics in the field at UKZN, Bachelor of Commerce Honours cum laude graduate Mr Joash Govender is excited about what the future holds for him.

Dr Gabriel Oyebanjo Ogunlela.

Effective Supply Chain Management a Priority for Doctoral Graduate

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Dr Gabriel Oyebanjo Ogunlela has been awarded a Doctor of Administration for his thesis on using an integrated supply chain management model to promote competitiveness in the Fast Moving Customer Goods (FMCG) manufacturing industry in Nigeria.

Summa cum laude graduates Mr Ahmed Ally, Ms Kineta Garach and Mr Steffen Wies.

High Achievers Celebrate Graduating Top of their Class

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For Bachelor of Commerce summa cum laude graduates Ms Kineta Garach, Mr Steffen Wies and Mr Ahmed Ally, finishing top of their class is validation that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success.

Dr Martha Sibanda.

UKZN Graduate First to Achieve Doctorate in Kenyan Village

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Dr Martha Sibanda grew up in a rural community in Kenya where education was considered a luxury, taking a back seat to essentials such as farming, looking after her family’s cows and walking 10km to fetch water from the nearest river.

Ms Megan Hargreave.

Bachelor of Business Science Cum Laude Graduate Wants to Teach!

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Bachelor of Business Science (BBSc) cum laude graduate Ms Megan Hargreave says the degree has given her an excellent knowledge of Mathematics which will be crucial if she pursues her dream of being a high school teacher.

MBA graduate Ms Nontobeko Myeni.

Sacrifice Pays Big Dividend

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Quitting her high paying job as a Plant Engineer at Foskor to focus on an MBA proved to be a worthwhile sacrifice for graduate, Ms Nontobeko Myeni.

Ms Candice Reddy.

MCom Study on Foreign Direct Investment

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A study on the relationship between foreign direct investment and economic growth in South Africa earned a South African Revenue Service (SARS) employee, Ms Candice Reddy, a Master of Commerce graduate in Economics.