31 October 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 61

Students Must be Safe on our Campuses

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal hosted a Dialogue on Gender-Based Violence on Monday, 14 October 2019, to decry incidences of GBV in society and in Higher Education.

Ikhava yencwadi enesithombe sikaVasugi Devar Singh esemncane egqoke izingubo ze-Bharathanatyam.

Ucwaningo lwe-Master’s Ngomdanso Seluyincwadi

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Ngemuva kweminyaka engama-19 uNks Vasugi Devar Singh aphothula iziqu ze-Master’s kwezeshashalazi e-University of Durban-Westville endala, ucwaningo lwakhe uselwenze incwadi yomlando emnandi. Le ncwadi icwaninga umdanso waseNingizimu Ndiya i-Bharathanatyam, nokungenisa kwawo eNingizimu Afrika.

Highlights from the 2019 Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Commemorating Biko 50 Years Later

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UKZN and the UMTAPO Centre co-hosted a memorial lecture in honour of Steve Biko themed: Biko: 50 Years Later - South Africa and the Psychology of Violence.

Mr Ryan Nkosi received the Golden Key Award.

Student Bags Golden Key Membership Award

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‘One of the most basic emotional needs for any person is recognition of a job well done,’ said UKZN’s Discipline of Dentistry Administrator, Mr Ryan Nkosi after he received his Golden Key Membership Award.

From left: Mr Konrad Taeuber, Mr Ed Gevers, Dr Roy Mottram, Dr Nontutuzelo Pearl Gola, Professor Trevor Hill, Mr Dhesigen Naidoo, and Dr Jim Taylor at the Symposium.

Fourth Fountainhill Estate Symposium Explores Research Implementation

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The fourth annual Fountainhill Estate (FHE) Research Symposium at the estate near Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal focused on the theme of taking research into operational implementation and featured almost 30 presentations that included a number on work undertaken by UKZN staff and students on the estate.

From left: Professor Mabutho Sibanda, Ms Meena Hoosen and School Operating Manager, Mr Sanjeev Maharaj; Prof Sibanda shaking hands with Dr Patricia Shewell; and Prof Sibanda congratulates Mr Alastair Marais.

SAEF Recognises Staff Excellence

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The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF) hosted an event to recognise professional and academic staff for their hard work, dedication and positive impact.

The Institutional Planning and Governance (IPG) division celebrates Global Ethics Day.

UKZN Celebrates Global Ethics Day

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UKZN’s Institutional Planning and Governance (IPG) division celebrated Global Ethics Day on 16 October.

Ms Zoliswa Michelle Mchunu.

School of Arts Student to Present Recital

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The School of Arts (Music) will present a performance by Ms Zoliswa Michelle Mchunu, a Bachelor of Arts honours student in Applied Ethnomusicology and Performance at the Howard College Theatre, on 1 November at 12h30.

TuSEF Care 4 A Colleague Launch.

TuSEF Care 4 A Colleague Box Launch

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The Tumelo Seliane Education Fund (TuSEF) hosted the launch of the Care 4 A Colleague Box at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Professor David McQuoid-Mason (middle) with delegates from Germany, Poland and Croatia in front of Moscow State University.

Law Professor Receives Special Award in Russia

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Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies has just returned from Moscow.

Professor Kavilan Moodley alongside the newly installed MMS prototype dish at the SARAO Hartebeesthoek site.

South Africa’s HIRAX Telescope Driving Industry Engagements

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The Hydrogen and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX), led from UKZN, has deployed two new prototype telescope dish designs, one aluminium and the other fibreglass, at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) Hartebeesthoek site near Johannesburg.

Imisebenzi yobuciko kaNks Coral Bijoux wase-UKZN eyenziwe ngocwazi.

Umsebenzi Wobuciko Ususemaphethelweni eSivandeni Sase-Westville

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Umfundi owenza iziqu ze-Honours eziFundweni zezoBulili, uNks Coral Bijoux, umatasa uhlanganisa umsebenzi wobuciko ozofakwa esivandeni sezitshalo ophikweni lwase-Westville.

Dr John Odindi, Dr Mbulisi Sibanda and Professor Onisimo Mutanga at the International Geospatial Conference in Tehran.

Geography Academics Connect with the World at International Geospatial Conference in Iran

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Professor Onisimo Mutanga, and Drs John Odindi and Mbulisi Sibanda travelled to Iran to present at the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) International Geospatial Conference, held at the University of Tehran’s campus of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Ms Griskha Naicker (first left) with other finalists at Ikakeng Itireleng AIDS Ministry where they met founder, Ms Carol Dyanti (third left).

Accounting Student a Finalist at SAICA Competition

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Second-year BCom Accounting student, Ms Griskha Naicker was selected as a finalist at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA’s) Student Leadership Summit (SLS) competition in Johannesburg.

MS Bell Awards recipients: Dr Thejini Naidoo and Dr Busisiwe Bhengu.

Bell Awards for UKZN Registrars

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UKZN Psychiatry Registrars scooped MS Bell Awards at the South African Society of Psychiatrists’ Biological Psychiatry Congress held in Cape Town in September.

Highlights from the Multi-Grade teaching seminar.

School of Education hosts Multi-Grade Teaching Seminar

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In response to the glaring gap in teacher development for multi-grade teaching, the School of Education hosted a one-day conversation circle on this phenomenon.

Scenes from the Gender Affirming Healthcare Training Day at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Healthcare Training in Gender Diversity

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Gender affirming for trans and gender diverse people consists of different domains that can affect one from a psychological, medical, social and legal perspective.