02 August 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 35
From left: Mr Rama Reddy; Dr Kamendran Govender; Ms Shakila Thakurpersad; Ms Bashnie Narainpersad, CANSA RFL Reservoir Hills Committee Member and cancer survivor; and Mr Sam Chigumbura, CANSA Durban.

Cancer Research Fundraising Event a Huge Success

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal partnered with the CANSA Relay for Life Reservoir in the Annual Fund Raising Dinner and Dance held at the MH Joosub Hall, Westville campus.

uSolwazi Dennis Schauffer, uSolwazi osethathe umhlalaphansi eNyuvesi yakwaZulu-Natal.

USolwazi Emeritus wase-UKZN Wethule Iphepha KuNgqungquthela Ehloniphekile

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Ngomgqibelo, zi-2 kuNhlangulana (u-June) kuwo lonyaka, uSolwazi Dennis Schauffer, uSolwazi Osethathe umhlalaphansi eNyuvesi yakwaZulu Natal, bethule iphepha ku- Art, Materiality and Representation Conference.

Dr Siyanda Dlamini (front row, second left); Professor Jean Steyn (back row, fourth left), Dean and Head: School of Applied Human Sciences and Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh (front row, far right) with Criminology and Forensics Studies students.

SASSETA Bursaries for Criminology and Forensic Studies

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The Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) has awarded 15 postgraduate students from the UKZN Criminology and Forensic Studies Discipline with bursaries worth a combined

Seen with the book: South Africa, Greece, Rome: Classical Confrontations are (from left) Dr Elke Steinmeyer, Professor Grant Parker and Dr Suzanne Sharland.

UKZN Academics Review and Contribute to New Classics Book

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The Classics Department from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) hosted a visit by Professor Grant Parker of Stanford University, USA, who presented a seminar on Charisma – Then and Now; a concept that originated in the New Testament and has multiple, sometimes controversial connotations still relevant for modern societies today.

The Student Society of Psychology visited the Home of Love and Hope as part of the 67 Minutes for Mandela initiative.

Emulating Madiba’s Example of Giving

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In celebration of 100 years since the birth of world icon, Nelson Mandela, UKZN’s Student Society of Psychology (SSP) embarked on a mission that would put a smile on children’s faces.

Scenes from the recent Annual Employers’ Careers Exhibition hosted by the College of Law and Management Studies’ Student Support Services Unit.

UKZN Students Highly Sought After

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Students from the UKZN College of Law and Management Studies are highly sought after by the legal and business fraternity.

The UKZN Yacht Team out and about on the KwaZulu-Natal coast.

UKZN’s Sailing Team Competes in Back-To-Back Races

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A team of intrepid UKZN sailors have set out to raise UKZN’s flag- literally!

Ms Anira Umra seen with her comic artwork to be showcased at Comic Con Africa.

Big Break for Humanities Student

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Master’s in Criminology and Forensic Studies student, Ms Anira Umra, will be showcasing a selection of her best artworks at Comic Con Africa in Johannesburg in September.

UKZN’s Department of Student Residence Affairs (DSRA) held its first-ever university wide training for all house committee members.

Induction and Training for House Committee Members

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The Department of Student Residence Affairs (DSRA) at UKZN recently held a three-day training and induction for all new and current House Committee members at the University.

Students and staff participating at the Student Entrepreneurship Week.

Placing Student Entrepreneurship in the Forefront

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), in partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), recently hosted its annual Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW) initiative aimed at inspiring students to make entrepreneurship their career of choice as a solution to South Africa’s dire rate of unemployment.

UKZN alumni and representatives.

UKZN Engages with eSwatini-based Alumni

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A group of 45 UKZN alumni from across eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) met on 21 July 2018 for a lunch and information-sharing session at The George Hotel in Manzini.

Participants at the Winter School on axial algebras, modern permutation groups and applications at the Howard College campus.

Brain Workout on Advanced Mathematical Theories for Masters and PhD Students

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The Discipline of Mathematics at the UKZN School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS), together with the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CoE-MaSS) at the University of the Witwatersrand recently hosted a two-week Winter School at the Howard College campus.