07 November 2019
Volume: 7
Issue: 62
Amazwibela esithangami se-Recognition of Prior Learning ophikweni lwase-Westville.

I-UKZN Ibe Nomhlangano Wokucobelana ngoLwazi Wabelaphi Bendabuko

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I-UKZN noMnyango wezeSayensi nokuqamba iziNto eziNtsha ibinesithangami sesonto sabelaphi bendabuko ababeyingxenye yekomiti lokuhlela elasungulwa uNgqongqoshe wezeMfundo ePhakeme, ezeSayensi nezobuChwepheshe uDkt Blade Nzimande.

Clockwise from top left: Ms Pinky Mnyaka, Ms Eleanor Langley, Ms Silungile Mavundla and Ms Funeka Thabethe.

UKZN Forum on Gender-Based Violence

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UKZN’s Campus HIV and AIDS Support Unit (CHASU) organised a forum to discuss issues of gender-based violence (GBV).

Amazwibela angeSonto Lobungxube abafundi bekhangisa ngokudla nangamasiko abo.

Kugqame Ubungxube kuMakhempasi ase-UKZN

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I-International Office ibihlele umcimbi wesonto lonke obugqugquzela ubungxube, abafundi bakwamanye amazwe bathola ithuba lokukhangisa ngokudla namasiko abo kuwo wonke amakhempasi asenyuvesi.

Ms Tasneem Fareed Karani.

UKZN Student to Represent SA at Conference in Puerto Rico

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UKZN masters student in Speech-Language Therapy, Ms Tasneem Fareed Karani has won the Sponsor-A-Student programme to attend the 2020 Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

From left: Ms Hazel Langa, Ms Taweni Gondwe-Xaba and Mr Sibongiseni Magwaza.

MACE Workshop Brainstorms Ideas to Raise Status of KZN Universities

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Representatives of Higher Education Institutions including UKZN, the Durban University of Technology (DUT), Berea Technical College, the University of Zululand and the Mangosuthu University of Technology attended a Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) regional workshop held in Durban.

Scenes from the Mentorship in the Park programme.

UKZN Student Drives Mentorship in the Park Programme

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PhD student in Social Sciences and motivational speaker, Mr Sanele Gamede hosted the 7th session of a free Mentorship in the Park programme at the Durban Botanic Gardens.

The scene at the Fifth Annual Mafika Gwala Lecture.

UKZN Hosts Annual Mafika Gwala Lecture

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Award-winning author and journalist, Mr Fred Khumalo delivered the fifth annual Mafika Gwala Lecture on the Howard College campus.

Professor Indresan Govender.

A New Theory of Granular Flow for SA Mining Industry

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During his inaugural lecture in 2017, UKZN’s Professor Indresan Govender, argued that a theory published in Nature Letters [NATURE Vol 441] failed to match the high-quality nuclear imaging measurements that his Particle Technology Group (PTG) were obtaining for complex industrial flows typical of South African mining systems.

Professor Evariste Bosco Gueguim Kana.

Inaugural Lecture Presented by Renowned Microbiologist and Biotechnologist

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Microbial Factories and Artificial Intelligence - Fixing Global Bugs with Tiny Bugs – was the subject of an inaugural lecture presented on the Pietermaritzburg campus by UKZN Microbiologist, Professor Evariste Bosco Gueguim Kana.

Images from the Students Against Violence march on the Howard College campus.

UKZN Students Take a Stand Against Violence

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Several University organisations and bodies recently united to form an initiative against xenophobia and gender-based violence, titled Students Against Violence.

From left: Professor Fortuné Massamba, Professor Albert Modi and Professor Delia North.

Geometric Structures in Smooth Manifolds Subject of Inaugural Lecture

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An academic specialising in differential geometry at UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Professor Fortuné Massamba, presented his inaugural lecture on the Pietermaritzburg campus on the subject of geometric structures in smooth manifolds.

The team behind the UKZN Student Law Review journal.

UKZN Student Law Review Journal Covers Variety of Topical Issues

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Gender-based violence (GBV), Domestic Violence, Occupational Health and Safety, Access to Justice by the less Privileged, Laws and Transnational Terrorism, are some of the issues examined in the latest issue of the UKZN Student Law Review journal.

School of Applied Human Sciences representatives at their Town and Gown Symposium.

School of Applied Human Sciences - Community Engagement Symposium

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As part of its Community Engagement endeavour, the School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) held a Town and Gown Symposium at a beachfront hotel on 9 September.

Advocate Mahomed Vahed (centre) with UKZN students and lecturer Dr Heidi Matisonn (back row, far right).

Young Leaders Academy Workplace Readiness Programme

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Students from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics participated in the Young Leaders Academy (YLA) Workplace Readiness Programme led by the CEO of Iqraa Trust Dr Mahmoud Youssef-Baker, and YLA’s Advocate Mahomed Vahed.

Delegates and conference organisers.

International Conference Addresses Antimicrobial Resistance in Africa

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UKZN’s College of Health Sciences hosted an international conference on Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservation in Africa.

Staff, students and guests gather for the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science’s ninth annual Postgraduate Research and Innovation Symposium on the Westville campus.

Research Day a Platform for Student Research and Innovation

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Innovative research projects being undertaken by masters and doctoral students were on show at the annual Postgraduate Research and Innovation Symposium (PRIS) staged by the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) on the Westville campus.