27 September 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 56
A team of surgeons and health practitioners that contributed to successful Deep Brain Stimulation surgeries at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital.

UKZN Neurosurgeon Leads Team Performing Deep Brain Stimulation

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A UKZN Neurosurgeon, Dr Nomusa Shezi, led a team of medical specialists and practioners who performed deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures on two patients with movement disorders.

UKZN Drama and Performance Studies students (from left) Mr Sphamandla Khaye, Mr Ayanda Mhlaba, Ms Lihle Ngubo, Mr Taselo Mbhele and Mr Sphiwe Dlamini.

UKZN Students to Perform in Nongogo at Sneddon Theatre

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UKZN Drama and Performance studies students have been cast in the acclaimed production Nongogo, by world-renowned playwright Athol Fugard, to be performed at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from 3-6 October.

Izikhulumi nezethameli ze-Paediatric Child Health and Paediatric Surgery Update yaminyaka yonke.

Ibe Nesasasa I-2019 Paediatric Child Health and Paediatric Surgery Update

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I-Paediatric Child Health and Paediatric Surgery Update yaminyaka yonke ibe nesasasa, yesekwa ngodokotela bezingane, odokotela abaqeqeshelwa ukuba ongoti nodokotela abejwayelekile.

Attendees and presenters at the Teaching and Learning Symposium.

Innovative Best Teaching Practices Promoted at Symposium

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Excellence in Teaching and Learning through innovative best teaching practices was promoted at a College of Health Sciences’ (CHS) symposium.

Abebemele i-ISA nabakwa-Corporate Relations.

Abafundi Baphesheya Bathakasele Ukuba Se-Afrika

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Abamele i-International Student Office for International Students Association (i-ISA) eNyuvesi YaKwaZulu-Natal (e-UKZN) bebenekhempu yezinsuku ezintathu.

Professor Brian McArthur (left) with Professor Jim Whitman at the PhD Training Symposium.

UKZN Hosts Training Symposium for Doctoral Candidates

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The Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS), Professor Brian McArthur, recently hosted a PhD Training Symposium facilitated by visiting Professor Jim Whitman, who also had a major hand in designing the programme.

Ms Siddharthiya Pillay with her father Professor Kriben Pillay.

Emma Smith Scholarship Recipient Uses Scholarship for Academic and Personal Growth

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When Ms Siddharthiya Pillay was awarded the Emma Smith Scholarship at UKZN’s Scholarship awards ceremony in 2017, she was excited about the prospect of pursuing her Masters in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance degree overseas.

Highlights from the Material Culture and Archaeological Tools Workshop.

Material Culture and Archaeological Tools Workshop at UKZN Classics Museum

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The Classics Department within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted a two-day workshop on Material Culture and Archaeological Tools at the UKZN Classics Museum on the Howard College campus.

At the career exhibition in Imbali were (from left) Mr Feruzi Ngwamba; the ANC’s regional leader, Ms Sbongile Mkhize; and 325 Lifestyle representatives, Mr Nhlanhla Ndlovu and Mr Luyanda Meyiwa.

UKZN Representative at Career Exhibition in Imbali

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Academic Development Officer in the School of Social Sciences, Mr Feruzi Ngwamba attended a career exhibition organised in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, by the youth organisation 325 Lifestyle.

Embracing Unity in Diversity.

College of Health Sciences Staff Welcome Spring and Heritage Month over a “Boerie Roll”

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The College of Health Sciences invited all its staff to social events to mark the start of spring and Heritage month. The events, which form part of the College’s “Grow Our People” strategy, were aimed at allowing staff to discover, connect and learn about each other’s heritage.

Ms Nomqhele Dube.

University Authorities Need to Increase Assistance for New Age Students

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By Nomqhele Dube

Philanthropy - defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others expressed especially by the generous donation of money, goods or skills to good causes - is what makes an Enactus member passionate about working with communities.

Amalungu ekomiti i-Sustainable Living Student Organisation nezitshudeni befundiswa ngokunakekela izingadi ngezindlela ezonga imvelo engadini esophikweni oluseMgungundlovu.

Inhlangano Yabafundi Ibinomcimbi Wezingadi

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I-Sustainable Living Student Organisation esanda kusungulwa yaseNyuvesi YaKwaZulu-Natal (i-UKZN) ibinomcimbi endaweni yezitshalo ophikweni lwaseMgungundlovu obuhlose ukufundisa izitshudeni ngezingadi ezingacekeli imvelo phansi, ukuphucula ikhono lokutshala nokuhlobisa izimpiko zeNyuvesi.

Highlights at digital photography exhibit.

Arts Students Showcase Digital Photographs at Exhibition

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The Digital Arts Discipline in the School of Arts has opened a photographic exhibition titled Faces and Places at the Jack Heath Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg, marking the reintroduction of the photography to the Digital Arts programme for the first time since 2014.

Dr Phumelele Zakwe.

UKZN Manager Presents Research on Inclusive Leadership at Conference

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Operations Manager in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies Dr Phumelele Zakwe presented her research at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Conference on Higher Education, Community Engagement and Governance.

Maths boffins Mr Aaron Naidu (left) and Mr Kayrav Naidoo (right) with Emeritus Professor Poobhalan Pillay.

Siyanqoba UKZN Maths Teams Test Their Mettle

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UKZN’s Siyanqoba Maths teams entered a 10-member-strong junior team and three senior teams in the annual team competition of the South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) which attracts top Maths learners from across South Africa.

The Umjikelezo We-Science team.

Umjikelezo We-Science Goes Beyond

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Now in its third-year of operation, Umjikelezo We-Science continues to make scientific waves in KwaZulu-Natal.

Mr Bayabonga Zulu attended Leaderex 2019 - in Johannesburg.

Masters Student Represents UKZN at Prestigious International Conference

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Master of Commerce in Marketing Management student, Mr Bayabonga Zulu attended Africa’s largest ever CEOs and thought leaders conference - Leaderex 2019 - in Johannesburg.

Female clinicians enjoying an afternoon with Matthew Willman.

Mandela Photographer Speaks at UKZN Lunch

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A motivational presentation by renowned photographer, author, ballet dancer and public speaker Mr Matthew Willman was the highlight of a lunch hosted by the Dean of the School of Clinical Medicine (SCM), Professor Ncoza Dlova, for UKZN’s women Heads of Disciplines (HODs) as well as Department of Health female Heads of Clinical Units (HCUs).

Delegates at a Quantum Computing workshop.

Quantum Computing Workshop Hosted by UKZN

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A successful and well-attended quantum computing workshop was hosted on the Westville campus by the Centre for Quantum Technology and the Discipline of Computer Science.