08 November 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 58
International delegates and UKZN staff members attended various events held as part of the inaugural International Partner Week.

UKZN Launches International Partner Week

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted national and international delegates during its inaugural International Partner Week held from 29 October to 1 November.

IDini yase-UKZN KwezobuNjiniyela, uSolwazi Glen Bright, noDkt Whitfield Green ophuma eMnyangweni WezeMfundo Ephakeme NokuQeqesha.

Isikole SezobuNjiniyela Siqale Umsebenzi Wokuguqula Uhlelozifundo

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IDini entsha yeSikole Sezobunjiniyela e-UKZN, uSolwazi Glen Bright, uqale umsebenzi wakhe ngokubamba umhlangano wokucobelelana ngolwazi lapho bekuguqulwa uhlelozifundo . Inhloso yalo mhlangano obubanjwe ngomhla wama-24 kuMfumfu 2018 bekuwukuhlela kabusha uhlelozifundo kwezobuNjiniyela ukuze lube nomthelela emphakathini futhi lufeze nezidingo eziguqukayo zezimbon. 

UKZN Academics heading the two Mellon Projects (clockwise) Professors Nobuhle Hlongwa, Stephen Mutula, Nogwaja Zulu, Maheshvari Naidu and Ernest Khalema.

Over R9 Million in Grants to College of Humanities

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been awarded a total of approximately R9.3 million (US$657 000) in grants by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for two Projects in the College of Humanities.

Ms Anda Dodo and some of her ceramic pieces on display at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.

Fine Arts Student Exhibits Ceramic Works

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Master's in Fine Arts student Ms Anda Dodo recently showcased some of her ceramic pieces at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg. This exhibition and walkabout is part of her research work.

Highlights from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies careers expo.

Careers Expo for Built Environment and Development Studies Students

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The School of Built Environment and Development Studies recently hosted a careers expo and workshop for its students. The event, held at the Howard College campus, exposed students to business opportunities; various careers in their choice of study; employment skills and knowledge; postgraduate course application procedures and requirements and allowed employers and sponsors to meet with their potential employees.

From left: Sr Ingrid Mkhize, Dr D Govender, Dr Takshita Sookan, Dr Keshena Naidoo, Sr Katz, Ms Dernal Naidoo and Ms Sindy Shabalala.

Diabetic Patients at Wentworth Hospital Get Fit with Biokineticists

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The College of Health Sciences’ Departments of Family Medicine and Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences recently partnered with Wentworth Hospital’s Diabetic clinic to provide supervised exercise therapy to patients.

Mr Pieter De Witt (centre) presents the award for the best final-year design project to Mr Richard Upton and Ms Sarah Pickford.

Celebrating Student Innovation

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On 24 October, members of the KwaZulu-Natal branch of the South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE) as well as SAIAE Council me