18 October 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 55
Ms Jennifer Sheokarah (third from left) hands over groceries to Mr Simosabo Ntuli, in the presence of her family and DSRA official, Mr Julian King (right).

Alumnus Donates 13th Cheque Towards Groceries for Deserving Student

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A UKZN alumnus Ms Jennifer Sheokarah used her first 13th cheque from the school where she is now a teacher to buy groceries for a deserving student in residence.

Izitshudeni zase-UKZN Ngobusuku Bokufundisa Ngezifo Zengqondo obebubanjelwe ekhempasini Yekolishi Lezobudokotela.

Ubusuku Bokufundisa Ngesifo Sengqondo Enyuvesi Yezobudokotela

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Ukunqoba Isifo Sokhwantalala kwakuyisiqubulo sobusuku Bokufundisa Ngokuphila Ngokwengqondo  obebusekhempasini i-Medical School.

From left: Dr Sally Frost, College PR Manager; Ms Sumeshenee Chetty; Ms Nevanya Nydoo and Dr Rudi Kimmie.

And the Winners Are…

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Afrihub hosted its second annual Snap @YOUKZN photo competition prize-giving event at the Smart Grid seminar room on the Westville campus.

Enactus UKZN Executive members during their leadership training with Enactus South Africa.

Meet UKZN's New Enactus Exco

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The 2018/19 executive committee of UKZN’s Enactus team was appointed recently.

Nedbank Managing Executive, Mr David Schwegmann (second left), with GSB&L and Nedbank staff.

Business Leaders Urged to Gear-up for Fourth Industrial Revolution

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What are leaders doing now to equip themselves with skills needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

From left: Professor Theuns Pelser, Dr MacDonald Kanyangale and Dr Bibi Chummun.

Best Paper Award for UKZN Academic

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Professor Theuns Pelser of UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) won the award for the best paper presented at the 12th International Business Conference in Mauritius.

Participants at the Reflections Workshop.

Youth Encouraged to Participate in Agriculture

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The uMngeni Resilience Project (URP) - which UKZN is a partner in - recently hosted a Reflections Workshop for young folk in Swayimane, Wartburg.

Psychology students who volunteered at the annual Mental Health Advocacy Walk in Durban.

UKZN Students Contribute to Mental Health Walk Success

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UKZN Psychology students were the main volunteers at the annual Advocacy Walk organised by the KwaZulu-Natal Mental Health Advocacy Group to raise awareness about the neglected issues of mental illnesses and substance abuse and their impact on wellbeing.

Visiting American social work academic, Dr Tyreasa Washington, with UKZN staff.

Biological Parents’ Involvement in Informal Kinship Care Examined

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Examining Maternal and Paternal Involvement as Promotive Factors of Competence in African American Children in Informal Kinship Care, was the topic of a lecture presented at UKZN by a social work academic from the University of North Carolina in the United States, Dr Tyreasa Washington.

Delegates at the fourth UKZN Nanotechnology Platform Symposium.

Nanotechnology at the Core of UKZN’s Research Flagships

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Nanotechnology is core to UKZN’s strategic vision as it bridges all four Research Flagships, says Pro Vice-Chancellor for Big Data and Analytics at UKZN, Professor Francesco Petruccione.

Isitshudeni sase-UKZN, uNksz Xolile Kunene, obekhuluma kunkomfa yomhlaba eNtaliyane.

Umfundi Weziqu ze-Mastazi Wethula Inkulumo Mayelana Nodlame Ezikoleni Zase-Wentworth Engqungqutheleni EbiseNtaliyane

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Umfundi weziqu zobudokotela Esikoleni Sezesayensi Yokuphila Komphakathi eKolishi Lakwa-Humanities eNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natali u-Nksz Xolile Kunene wethule inkulumo mayelana nodlame ezikoleni zase-Wentworth, eThekwini, ngesikhathi kunenkomfa eNtaliyane.

Amazwibela esifundo saminyaka yonke sikaMafika Gwala.

I-UKZN Ibambe Isifundo SikaMafika Gwala

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Umbhali ohlonishwayo oyisifundiswa sase-UKZN esesithathe umhlalaphansi uDkt Betty Govinden wethule isifundo saminyaka yonke sesine sikaMafika Gwala ekhempasini i-Howard.

Professor Salim Abdool Karim delivered a lecture on UKZN’s Pietermaritzburg campus on health in South Africa.

SA Health Below World Benchmark, Says Renowned UKZN Scientist

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South Africa’s health outcomes are still well below the international benchmark despite good policies and a relatively high health expenditure, says renowned clinical infectious diseases Epidemiologist and Director of CAPRISA, Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

Highlights of the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Seminar.

Addressing Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

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The Student Services Division of UKZN’s HIV and AIDS Programme in partnership with the Section 27 Catalyst for Social Justice hosted a Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights seminar on the Medical School campus.

From left: Mr Oudish Appadoo, Ms Fathima Bibi Mula and Mr Navan Padayachee.

UKZN Architecture Students Win at PG Bison Competition

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Three third-year Architecture students, Ms Fathima Bibi Mula, Mr Navan Padayachee and Mr Oudish Appadoo, dominated in the PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative in which students across the country were tasked with devising a plan to redevelop the historic Johannesburg Gas Works building.

Participants receiving practical training in a state-of-the-art science lab at KRISP.

KRISP Preparing Next Generation Scientists

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UKZN’s KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovations and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) in collaboration with Thermofisher Scientific held a one-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) training session for Grade 11 pupils and students on basic Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).