07 September 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 47
Ms Alvina Moodley.

Child Sex Tourism Focus of Attorney’s Masters Research

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Against the background of the alarming increase in the rate of human trafficking - especially involving children - in most parts of the world, Masters in Child Care and Protection graduate Ms Alvina Moodley compared child protection legislation in two countries in her thesis.

PhD research examines Islamic economics.

Doctoral Graduate hopes for Regeneration of “Islamic Economics”

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PhD graduate Abdulkader Cassim Mahomedy - a lecturer in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance - conducted his research, thought to be the first of its kind in South Africa, on Islamic economics to discover why the discipline has floundered.

Doctor of Philosophy, Dr Franaaz Khan.

Injustices and Abuse Suffered by Pregnant School Pupils Examined in Doctoral Research

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The alarmingly high number of pregnant learners in South African schools and the discrimination they suffer motivated UKZN Law academic Dr Franaaz Khan to research the situation for her PhD.

Dr Ntokozo Makoba celebrating the moment with her family.

Improving Lives in Rural Areas at Heart of PhD Research

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School of Management, IT and Governance academic Dr Ntokozo Makoba says immersing herself in indigenous values and engaging with the traditional leadership of Umgungundlovu’s rural community for her PhD research was a personally enriching experience.

Ms Adelaide Tendai Gunundu, Mr Sanjeeth Sewlall and Ms Zahrah Ebrahim.

Hard Work Pays Off for Law Cum Laude Graduates

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For Law graduates Ms Zahrah Ebrahim, Ms Adelaide Tendai Gunundu and Mr Sanjeeth Sewlall graduating cum laude is proof that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success.

Ms Thandiwe Jumo with her daughter Atinzwa and her mother Siphiwe Ncube.

Public Relations Manager Defies Obstacles to Achieve Success

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College of Law and Management Studies Acting Public Relations Manager Ms Thandiwe Jumo received her Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Supply Chain Management at UKZN’s Spring Graduation ceremony.

Doctor of Philosophy, Dr Ayansola Ayandibu.

PhD Thesis Focuses on Importance of SMEs

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Management and Entrepreneurship lecturer Dr Ayansola Ayandibu was awarded his doctorate for his thesis titled: Strategic Innovation as a Tool for Improved Performance amongst Small and Micro Businesses.

Dr Bongani Qwabe with his supervisor Dr Fayth Ruffin.

PhD Graduate Dedicates Achievement to his Late Father

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Graduating with his PhD was a bittersweet moment for School of Management, IT and Governance academic Dr Bongani Qwabe, whose father passed away near the end of his doctoral journey.

Dr Sagaren Govender celebrating with his supervisor Dr Cecile Gerwel Proches.

Improving KZN’s Health Care Service Delivery a Priority for PhD Graduate

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With more than 30 years of experience in KwaZulu-Natal’s public health care sector, PhD graduate Dr Sagaren Govender has first-hand experience of the negative effect an exodus of skilled and professional staff has on health care service delivery and is hoping his research will help provide solutions.

Dr Pfano Mashau.

Mission More Than Accomplished for Young Doctoral Graduate

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When Dr Pfano Mashau joined UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) through its Regional and Local Economic Development Young Researchers programme in 2013 his mission was to get his master’s degree and secure a job in industry.

Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Studies, Dr Njabulo Khumalo.

Doctoral Graduate Shares his Love for Education with his Community

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For Graduate School of Business and Leadership academic and doctoral graduate Dr Njabulo Khumalo contributing to a bursary fund at his church is how he shares the gift of education with his community in Umlazi, Durban.

Mr Christian Ishimwe.

BCom Graduate Dreams of Being a Successful Entrepreneur

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UKZN Enactus alumnus Mr Christian Ishimwe has graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Management degree taking him a step closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming an entrepreneur.

Mr Sanjeeth Sewlall.

KZN Department of Transport Employee Graduates with LLB Cum Laude

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As a Chief Provincial Inspector dealing with policy and research in the Law Enforcement division at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport, Bachelor of Laws cum laude graduate Mr Sanjeeth Sewlall aims to use his qualification to make legal advice more accessible for South African citizens.

Mr Mthokozisi Mkhize.

Passion for Community Upliftment drives Masters Graduate

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Having a profound passion for community-oriented entrepreneurship drove Master of Commerce in Entrepreneurship graduate Mr Mthokozisi Mkhize to pursue research on The Role of Community-Based Entrepreneurship in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: An Exploratory Study of Agricultural Cooperatives.

From left: Ms Premalia Naidoo and Ms Christinah Mulaudzi.

Postgraduate Students Achieve Goals with Distinction

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Ms Premalia Naidoo and UKZN staff member, Ms Christinah Mulaudzi received their Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management qualifications which they graduated with distinction at the recent Spring Graduation ceremony.

Ms Sagree Pillay.

Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude Graduate Proves it’s Never Too Late to Study Further

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‘You need to get a degree if you accept this post.’ These words motivated Ms Sagree Pillay to do just that!