17 May 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 24
Guests and students at the Strini Moodley lecture hosted by UKZN in partnership with Umtapo.

Strini Moodley Remembered at UKZN

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South Africa: The Unfinished Revolution was the theme of the annual Strini Moodley Memorial Lecture held at UKZN in collaboration with Umtapo’s Steve Biko Transformative Education Project.

UDkt Andrew Eloka-Eboka noDkt Samuel Iwarere.

Abacwanigi Ababili Abasebasha Bathole Imiklomelo ye-NRF Rating

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UDkt Andrew Eloka-Eboka kanye noDkt Samuel Iwarere baseSikoleni Sobunjiniyela e-UKZN baklonyeliswe nge-National Research Foundation (i-NRF) Y bekleliswa esigabeni sabacwaningi abasafufusa.

The cast of Serve ‘n Nuts Mr Vukile Ngwenya, Ms Elisha Shalom Chetty, Ms Lihle Ngubo with Director Ms Saranya Devan.

UKZN Drama Student Directs Tragicomedy Production Serve ‘n Nuts

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Honours student in Drama and Performance Studies Ms Saranya Devan directed the tragicomedy production Serve ‘n Nuts - a tale of painful emotions candy-coated with humour and drama.

From left: Mr Fuad Cassim, Professor Shireen Motala, Mr Irshad Motala, Mr Yunus Carrim (MP), Minister Pravin Gordhan, Mrs Rabia Motala, and Dr Zweli Mkhize.

Chota Motala Biography Launched on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg Campus

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About 300 guests attended the launch on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus of the book Chota Motala: A Biography of Political Activism in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, written by Professor Goolam Vahed.

Mr Sbonelo Shezi.

Cum Laude Masters Graduate Poised for Successful Career in Sugar Industry

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An Assistant Research Officer at the South African Sugar Association (SASA), Mr Sbonelo Nicholus Shezi, has received his Master of Science in Agriculture degree cum laude studying through UKZN and the South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI).

UKZN hosted Stakeholder Relations breakfasts in Newcastle and Pietermaritzburg.

UKZN Hosts School Principals and Teachers

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UKZN’s Corporate Relations (CRD) team hosted school principals and teachers during Stakeholder Relations breakfasts in Newcastle and on the Pietermaritzburg campus.

BELS stars Mr Devin O’ Regan and Mr Sandile Ngcobo.

UKZN BELS Students Excel on National Sports Stage

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Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences (BELS) students Mr Devin O’ Regan and Mr Sandile Ngcobo represented UKZN at the Volleyball South Africa National Club Championship in Johannesburg.

Delegates at the climate resilience workshop at UKZN’s Ukulinga Research Farm.

UKZN Hosts Capacity-Building Workshop on Climate Adaptation for Local Government

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Researchers from UKZN’s School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) involved in the uMgungundlovu District Municipality’s (UMDM) uMngeni Resilience Project (URP) hosted a half-day workshop at the Ukulinga Research Farm to focus on capacity building within the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (KZNDARD).

Benina’s Creations for all to see.

Benina’s Creations Stir Interest

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A flair for the arts and crafts led to the creation of a unique technique in clothing design by UKZN’s Principle Programme Officer (PPO), Ms Benina Mkhonto, who is based in the School of Nursing and Public Health (NPH).

UKZN international students celebrate Zimbabwe’s Independence Day with a friendly game of soccer.

Zimbabwe’s Independence Day Celebrated at UKZN

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Zimbabwean students celebrated their country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities on the Howard College campus in Durban.

Compassionate Oncologist Dr Sithembile Ngidi.

Oncologist to Give Back to UKZN

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UKZN alumnus Dr Sithembile Ngidi says she will offer oncology training to undergraduate Medical students at no cost to the University or the students involved.

High achievers from the School of Built Environment & Development Studies. Clockwise from left: Ms Eliza Solis-Maart, Ms Lerato Moshoeshoe, Mr Mcebo Mafoyana and Mr Daniel Daruty De Grandpre.

School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosts 2018 Achievement Awards

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The School of Built Environment and Development Studies recently hosted its 2018 Student Achievement Awards function on the Howard College campus.

The audience listens to the panelists’ view prior to engaging with them.

Student Chapter of Black Lawyer’s Association Holds Dialogue

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The student chapter of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus held its first ever Student Thetha Dialogue with the topic being racism in the democratic era.

Supply Chain Student Association members with School of Management, IT and Governance academics.

Supply Chain Student Association Announces New Branch

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The Supply Chain Student Association (SCSA) recently held a meeting to announce the formation of a branch in Pietermaritzburg and also to encourage students to join the association.

ACCI staff, Plant Breeding graduates and representatives from AGRA gather after the Graduation ceremony.

Rich Skills Harvest for Africa

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Eight students in UKZN’s African Centre for Crop Improvement (ACCI) have graduated with doctorates in a rich skills harvest for the continent.

Izethameli zomhlangano, uSolwazi uAntia Bassey kanye nabasebenzi base ULPDO.

Umhlangano Wokucobelelana Ngolwazi Lokuthuthukiswa Kwamatemu EsiZulu

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I-ULPDO ibinomhlangano wokucobelelana ngolwazi lwemithetho yokuthuthukiswa kwamatemu nemigomo yakho ngomhla ziyi-18-19 kuMbasa 2018 eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal, esigcemeni sase Westville.I-ULPDO ibinomhlangano wokucobelelana ngolwazi lwemithetho yokuthuthukiswa kwamatemu nemigomo yakho ngomhla ziyi-18-19 kuMbasa 2018 eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal, esigcemeni sase Westville.

Guest speaker Ms Phila Xuza with Graduate School of Business and Leadership academics.

Guest Lecture Explores Role of Small Towns in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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The role of small towns in post-apartheid South Africa was the topic of a guest lecture delivered at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) by the Director of the Centre for Small Towns Regeneration Ms Phila Xuza.

From left: Dr Diane van Staden, Professor Verusia Chetty, Mrs Stacy Maddocks, Dr Velisha Perumal-Pillay, Dr Saul Cobbing, Mr Ntsikelelo Pefile, and Dr Varsha Bangalee and her son, Josh.

UKZN Academics Deliver Presentations at New York Conference

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Several UKZN Physiotherapy academics presented their postdoctoral and doctoral research outcomes at the 2018 Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference in New York City.

Lights, camera, action - it was somewhat of a relief when the director announced: ‘that’s a wrap, strike set’. The Graduation video marathon that spanned eight days in two cities was over.

Behind the Scenes - Graduation Video Production 2018

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Graduation is a culmination of a journey of hard work and dedication by students with their families’ support. An achievement that would be a lasting memory.