24 April 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 19
Top of her class, Physiotherapy graduate Ms Kathryn Foulkes.

Best Overall Physiotherapy Student in the College of Health Sciences Named

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Physiotherapy graduate Ms Kathryn Foulkes completed her degree at the top of her class, scooping the Best Overall Student prize at the College of Health Sciences award ceremony.

Occupational Therapist, Ms Kiara Bricknell graduated summa cum laude.

Occupational Therapy Student Graduates Summa Cum Laude

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Ms Kiara Bricknell (22) graduated with an Occupational Therapy degree summa cum laude.

Four Occupational Therapy students graduate cum laude and one summa cum laude.

Occupational Therapy Students Graduate Cum Laude

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students - Ms Tayla Moodie, Ms Aamina Hoosain, Ms Humaira Khan and Ms Juwairiyya Paruk – all graduated cum laude.

Cameroonian couple celebrate their success with supervisor, Professor Sabiha Essack (centre).

Cameroonian Couple Complete Ground-Breaking PhD Studies

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A Cameroonian couple Dr Raspail Carrel Founou-Zangue and Dr Luria Leslie Founou have completed ground-breaking PhD studies in Medical Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Microbiology at UKZN.

Ms Philile Mhlanga excelled in midwifery.

Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Wins UKZN Achievement Award

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Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Ms Philile Mhlanga was awarded a certificate and trophy for Best Achievement, 4th Year Nursing: Midwifery-BN.

Ms Zamashezi Shezi.

Award Winning Graduate Ready to Tackle New Challenges

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Dentistry graduate Ms Zamashezi Shezi won the Best Student Restorative Dentistry prize at the College of Health Sciences Awards Ceremony.

Top Audiologist, Ms Nabeelah Desai, graduates.

Top Achiever Equipped for World of Work

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Top of her class, a Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and the Susan M Swart Award for exceptional academic achievement – Ms Nabeelah Desai can be justly proud of her scholastic endeavours.

Masters in Physiotherapy graduate, Ms Joan Pather, is congratulated by her daughter.

Mother-Daughter Duo Graduate

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A mother and daughter shared pride in each other when they graduated together at UKZN.

Best Overall Dental Therapy graduate, Ms Brittany Chloe Dolan.

Dentistry’s Best Overall Student for 2017 Rewarded

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UKZN Dentistry’s Best Overall Student for 2017, Ms Brittany Dolan, graduated summa cum laude and also received recognition for the Student who Represents the Professional Ideal.

Dr Melkamu Kassa (right) thanks Dr Jeanne Grace for helping him achieve his dream.

Taking a Bullet During Research Did Not Bring Doctoral Student Down

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Dr Melkamu Kassa was shot and wounded, imprisoned and spent three days in a forest without food, water or shelter while doing research in Ethiopia for his doctorate from UKZN.

Top Speech Language Therapy Student, Ms Robyn Furber.

Top Student Scoops Susan M Swart Award

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Ms Robyn Furber graduated top of her Speech-Language Therapy class and also received a Susan M Swart Award for her academics.

Professor Mahmoud Soliman celebrates excellence with his PhD graduates.

Doctoral Students Graduated by School of Health Sciences’ Head

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‘The secret to success in my bio-computation and drug design laboratory is teamwork,’ said College of Health Sciences’ Dean and Head of the School for Health Sciences Professor Mahmoud Soliman after supervising the graduation of three of his students.

Dr Shaimaa Ahmed.

Scholar with Love for Community Work Graduates with Doctorate

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Dr Shaimaa Ahmed, who is passionate about working in community-based pharmacy settings, has been awarded a doctorate following her research into nanoparticles-based drug delivery systems.

Optometrist, Ms Sohani Deonarain, graduates.

Optometry Graduate Plans to Open Own Franchise

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The Best Overall Final Year Optometry Student at UKZN, graduate Ms Sohani Deonarain, aims to open her own optometry franchise in South Africa and later expand it internationally.

Sisters Shivani and Devanya Reddy with a passion in Health Sciences graduate together.

UKZN Lecturer’s Daughters Graduate Together

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It was a day of great jubilation for UKZN senior lecturer Professor Shakila Singh when her two daughters were awarded postgraduate degrees at the same Graduation ceremony.