04 October 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 54
Mr Sulaiman Patel.

UKZN Student Wins Award at Southern African ICT Conference

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Postgraduate student Mr Sulaiman Patel won a Best Paper Award at the annual Southern Africa Telecommunication Network Application Conference (SATNAC) 2017

Dr Adrian Nel and Dr Edith Elliot at the Royal Society of SA lecture.

Royal Society Lecture Explores Political Ecology of Conservation

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Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Geography in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Dr Adrian Nel, recently presented a lecture - as part of the Royal Society of South Africa (RSSA) series - on the topic of: A Glimpse into the Political Ecology of Conservation through the Greater uMfolozi Biodiversity Economy Node

UKZN Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter members with J Leslie Smith Law firm members.

UKZN Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter Involved in Wills Week

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The Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter (BLASC) on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus collaborated with Law firm J Leslie Smith to provide free legal advice and will drafting to the public during a Wills Week Initiative.

UKZN LGBTI Forum relaunches as a generation of pride.


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UKZN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersexed (LGBTI) Forum, which functions under the HIV and AIDS Programme, hosted a Fun Day on the Howard College campus under the theme: Generation of Pride.

School of Law’s Pietermaritzburg Moot Court finalists: Mr Siyabonga Ngcamu (winner); Ms Denisha Govender (winner); Ms Nomonde Mbanjwa and Mr Siyabonga Mathe with Judge Poyo Dlwati and Judge David Gush and (right) Elllie Newman Moot Court finalist Ms Wendy Makhathini, Ms Nerrisa Naidoo, Ms Susan Foley and Ms Claire Hallett.

Moot Court Finalists’ Legal Prowess Impress Judges

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The School of Law recently held its annual moot competitions in Pietermaritzburg and Durban. The mock trial competition saw Pietermaritzburg finalists Mr Siyabonga Ngcamu, Ms Denisha Govender, Ms Nomonde Mbanjwa and Mr Siyabonga Mathe display their legal prowess in front of judges Madam Justice Poyo Dlwati and Mr Justice David Gush.

Recipients of the Deans Commendation Awards.

Deans Awards for Students who Excelled

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The annual Deans Commendations Ceremony took place at the UNITE building on the Howard College campus with 53 students receiving awards for their excellent work

Ms Sbongimpile Mdabe and Mr Wonder Tono are Eco-Champs!

Education Students Become New Germany Eco-Champs

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Two Education Students Ms Sbongimpile Mdabe and Mr Wonder Tono recently became Aller New Germany Eco-Champs.