23 May 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 25
Prospective students attend UKZN’s Open Day to gain more information about what the University has to offer.

UKZN hosts Successful Open Day for Learners

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Prospective students, keen to pursue a degree at UKZN, attended the 2018 Undergraduate Information Open Day held at the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses recently.

U-Pamela Sithole ubenza izifundo zakhe eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal eSikoleni Sezifundo Zokwelapha i-Nelson R Mandela futhi esebenza njengomsizi wasekhaya.

Obengumsizi Wasekhaya Wesikhashana Uthole Iziqu Zobudokotela

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Ngesikhathi engumfundi, uPamela Sithole ubenza izifundo zakhe eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal eSikoleni Sezifundo Zokwelapha i-Nelson R Mandela futhi esebenza njengomsizi wasekhaya.

From left: Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, Mrs Joyce Myeza, Professor Mbongeni Malaba, Professor Gerry Mare’ and Mr Nazim Gani.

Imagining the Measure of “Enough”: Opening a Debate from Below

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UKZN Emeritus Professor Gerhard (Gerry) Maré recently presented the 25th Alan Paton Lecture at the Pietermaritzburg campus. In the lecture delivered on 10 May and titled

Architecture students seen with their chicken coops, created for the Green Camp gallery project.

Architecture Students Design and Build Chicken Coops for Green Camp Gallery Project

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First-year Architecture students recently showcased chicken coops designed and built by the student teams for the Green Camp gallery project.

Final-year Medical student and aspiring musician - Mr Senzeni Tshuma known as “Dr Senzo”

Healing through Music

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Final-year Medical student at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Mr Senzeni Tshuma is juggling his MBChB classes with his music like a pro.

Acting College Dean of Research Professor Harold Ngalawa (left) and the Dean of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Professor Mabutho Sibanda with Dr Montford Mlachila (centre).

IMF Representative Delivers Lecture on Africa’s Growth Prospects

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Resident Representative in South Africa, Dr Montfort Mlachila, recently presented a public lecture titled Private Investment to Rejuvenate Growth in Africa at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership.

With radio host Sindi Shezi are: (back from left) Mr Bonginhlanhla Ngubane, Ms Slindile Madela and their lecturers Dr Sipho Mkhize and Mrs Ann Jarvis.

Fourth-Year Nursing Students Engage Radio Listeners on Dementia

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Fourth-year Nursing students; Ms Slindile Madela and Mr Bonginhlanhla Ngubane recently spoke to the Izwilomzansi community radio station about dementia in the context of human rights.

UKZN hosted Flame of Hope to reflect on those lost to HIV and to prepare for the future.

Campus HIV and AIDS Support Unit Hosts Flame of Hope

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Flame of Hope, an event to celebrate lives lost to HIV and AIDS, was hosted by UKZN’s Campus HIV and AIDS Support Unit at the Howard College campus.

UKZN Nurses’ Day Commemoration.

Nurses Do it for the Nurses

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UKZN’s Nursing Discipline celebrated International Nurses Day (IND) by hosting an event themed Nurses also have a Right to Health. The event was held at the College of Health Sciences’ George Campbell Building at Howard College campus.

The Second Hand Shop open in the Mariannridge community with two of the employees and one OT student.

Empowering Women in Mariannridge

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Fourth-year Occupational Therapy students from UKZN are spearheading renewal in the Mariannridge community as part of their community rehabilitation fieldwork block. On almost every occasion, the OT students have been welcomed with open arms by community members.

UKZN alumnus, Ms Zethembiso “Zethe” Mdletshe.

UKZN Alumnus Launches Album at Jazz Centre

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KwaZulu-Natal born songstress and UKZN alumnus, Ms Zethembiso “Zethe” Mdletshe, who shot to fame after winning the grand prize on the Vodacom NXT LVL TV, is ready

UKZN celebrates student leaders who recently graduated.

Academic Achievements of UKZN Student Leaders Celebrated

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UKZN acknowledged the academic achievements of student leaders at a celebratory dinner held at the Westville campus on 11 May 2018.

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academics (seated) with the award recipients.

Accounting Students Recognised and Rewarded for their Academic Excellence at UKZN – SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony

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The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) celebrated top achieving students at the annual UKZN – SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony.

Professor Colleen Downs, staff and students from the School of Life Sciences prepare to depart for the Cape Parrot Big Birding Day.

Cape Parrot Big Birding Day Celebrates its 21st Year

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Staff and students from the School of Life Sciences (SLS) recently took part in the landmark twenty-first national Cape Parrot Big Birding Day (CPBBD).

Professor Motshedisi Sebitloane was honored by the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and awarded the John J. Sciarra IJGO Prize Paper Award for 2017.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Head Awarded Prestigious Prize for Clinical Research Publication

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Head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department in the College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Motshedisi Sebitloane has recently been honored by

Professor Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan (third right) with international presenters and participants at the AERA 2018 Symposium.

Education Academic Showcases New Book at International Symposium

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School of Education Academic, Professor Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan, presented on her eighth edited book during an international symposium at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in New York recently.

The fourth KRISP breakfast seminar emphasised the importance of Intellectual property in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.

KRISP Cautions about Intellectual Property when Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) allows people and businesses to harness creations of the human mind and realise their economic potential through commercialisation.

Twenty-year-old UKZN student Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu has penned a motivational book, I Believe.

I Believe – A Letter to the Youth

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Third-year UKZN BCom student Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu has penned a motivational book titled I Believe – A Letter to the Youth. The 20-year-old first-time

Mr Lindokuhle Dlamini will spend a month studying Cardiology as an elective at Makerere University in Uganda.

Fifth-Year Medical Student Scores SAMSA Scholarship

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‘I believe that this opportunity will not only benefit myself, but the country as a whole,’ an excited Mr Lindokuhle Dlamini remarked upon receiving the South African Medical Association (SAMA) scholarship.

Ms Dudu Mjaja takes pride in her job.

Taking Pride in her Job

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‘I love my job, after all it’s how I earn my living,’ Ms Dudu Mjaja said excitedly after learning of her nomination as an employee that takes pride in her job.