24 August 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 40
Ms Thembelihle Thusi.

Success Against All Odds for Frene Ginwala Scholarship Recipient

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The challenges of being raised by an unemployed single mother sustaining a family on a seamstress’s income; sometimes having to go to school on an empty stomach and not having enough money for registration because of a lack of financial aid are the odds Frene Ginwala Scholarship recipient Ms Thembelihle Thusi faced in her pursuit of academic excellence.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship recipients, Ms Amy Wagner, Ms Mishka Mohanlall and Ms Revania Padayachee.

Future Looks Bright for Bachelor of Business Science students

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Bachelor of Business Science students Ms Mishka Mohanlall and Ms Revania Padayachee as well Bachelor of Commerce student Ms Amy Wagner will use the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship award as a stepping stone to a successful future in the field of Commerce.

Mr Conal Cone received the UKZN Prestige Sports Scholarship.

Success On and Off the Field for UKZN’s Soccer Star

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From the time he chose to take up soccer as a full-time sport in 2011, Bachelor of Commerce student and Maritzburg United FC soccer player Mr Conal Cone knew that he would have to find a way to balance his love for the game and numbers.

UKZN Director of Human Resources Development, Ms Busisiwe Ramabodu congratulating the recipient of the Talent Excellence and Equity Scholarship, Mr Andile Khumalo.

UKZN Grows Its Own Timber to Transform Academia

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In an effort to contribute towards the transformation of the academic landscape in South Africa, the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Human Resources Development Unit established the Talent Excellence and Equity Acceleration Scholarship in 2014 which forms part of the University’s Graduate Development Programme.

Ms Kiara Lakaram, UKZN Prestige Sport Scholarship recipient.

UKZN Prestige Sport Scholarship for Karate Champion

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Karate champion Ms Kiara Lakaram was awarded a UKZN Prestige Sport Scholarship for her outstanding achievement in the sport at an international, national and provincial level. The first-year Business Science student

Mr Sriram Maharaj, recipient of the Brenda M Gourley Scholarship, receiving his award from UKZN Chief Finance Officer, Ms Nontuthuko Mbhele.

Brenda M Gourley Scholarship Award for Future CA

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The Brenda M Gourley Scholarship is awarded to top performing undergraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in recognition of exceptional academic performance.

From left: Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Scholarship recipient Mr Bayabonga Zulu, with his mother Ms Fikile Ngcamu and brother Mr Mondli Zulu.

Archbishop Denis E. Hurley Scholarship to Transform Student’s Life

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KwaMashu Township born and bred Mr Bayabonga Zulu is on a path to realise his dream of becoming an academic.

Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship Recipients Ms Kimberleigh Saamlaal, Mr Samukelo Cele and Ms Prinushlee Govender.

Hard Work and Dedication Pay Off for Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship Recipients

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Transitioning from high school to university can be a hard adjustment, but College of Law and Management Studies students Mr Samukelo Cele (BCom), Ms Phumla Bala (BCom), Mr Nikhil Mothalall (BCom), Ms Prinushlee Govender (BBusScience) and Ms Kimberleigh Saamlaal (LLB)

Frene Ginwala Scholarship recipients Ms Senamile Dlamini, Ms Nontuthuko Maphumulo and Ms Nontobeko Ntombela.

Academic Excellence A Way of Life for Frene Ginwala Scholarship Recipients

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Being awarded a Frene Ginwala Scholarship means that you recognised as one of the top Black African female entrants coming into UKZN and this is a privilege that first-year Bachelor of Commerce Accounting students Ms Senamile Dlamini, Ms Thembelihle Thusi, Ms Nontuthuko Maphumulo, Ms Ntobeko Ntombela and Ms Ncomeka Mwelase do not take lightly.