12 April 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 19
Dr Lilly Phiri (left) and Dr Sophie Mahloane who were awarded their PhDs posthumously.

PhDs Awarded Posthumously to Two Dedicated UKZN Students

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Two UKZN students Dr Lilly Phiri and Dr Sophie Mahloane were awarded their PhDs posthumously during UKZN’s 2017 Graduation ceremonies.

Ms Husnaa Bayat was awarded her Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree cum laude.

#FeesMustFall Protests Focus of Research by BA Honours Graduate

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“Framing Photography: An Analysis of Police-Student Interactions on Instagram during #FeesMustFall protests”, was the title of research done by Ms Husnaa Bayat, who graduated with a cum laude Bachelor of Arts Honours degree.

Graduates from the Educational Leadership, Management and Policy discipline with their supervisor, Dr Thamsanqa Thulani Bhengu (third left).

High Number of Post-Doctoral Graduates in ELMP Discipline Once Again!

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The Educational Leadership, Management and Policy (ELMP) Discipline within the School of Education has excelled again, graduating more than 30 masters and doctoral students.

Dr Chinedu Thomas Ekwealor who was awarded a PhD degree in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies from UKZN.

Happy Day for Graduate Who Receives PhD in Conflict Transformation

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Dr Chinedu Thomas Ekwealor was all smiles after UKZN awarded him his PhD in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies.

Ms Nompumelelo Dlamuka graduated cum laude for her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree.

Semiotic Analysis of #FeesMustFall Protest Rewards Journalist with BA Honours Degree

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A semiotic analysis of the #FeesMustFall protest on Instagram during October 2015 resulted in a sub-editor at The Witness newspaper in Pietermaritzburg, Ms Nompumelelo Dlamuka, being awarded her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree cum laude.

Dr Bongiwe Zulu graduated with a PhD in Education.

Teacher Learning Communities, focus of PhD Study

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Deputy Principal of the Little Flower Combined School in Ixopo, Dr Bongiwe Zulu, graduated with a PhD in Education earned for her study titled: “Teacher Learning: A Case Study of Two Teacher Learning Communities in KwaZulu-Natal”.

Bachelor of Arts Honours cum laude graduate, Ms Liezel Fourie with her mom, Sylvia.

9/11 Documentary Films Used for Honours Research

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The 9/11 terror attacks in the United States in 2001 were the subject of Ms Liezel Fourie’s research for her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree which she was awarded cum laude.

Dr Michelle Stewart graduates with her PhD.

Doctoral Graduate Full of Desire to do Further Creative Work

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It is an immense relief to finally graduate but there’s also an eagerness to produce more creative work, says Dr Michelle Stewart, a Digital Arts lecturer at the Centre for Visual Art in the School of Arts, who has been awarded her PhD.