30 October 2020
Volume: 8
Issue: 47
Drs Niren (Ray) Maharaj and Jayneetha (Jenny) Maharaj who received their Master of Laws degrees.

A Family that Studies Together, Graduates Together!

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The School of Law in the College of Law and Management Studies congratulates medical specialists, Drs Niren (Ray) Maharaj and Jayneetha (Jenny) Maharaj on being awarded their Master of Laws degrees with specialisation in Medical Law.

Ms Pearl Arnold Mfusi received a Master of Laws in Business Law.

LLM for KZN Legal Practice Council Head

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When UKZN alumnus, Ms Pearl Arnold Mfusi, took on the position of Director at the Legal Practice Council (LPC) KwaZulu-Natal in 2018, she had her work cut out for her as the provincial custodian of integrity and professionalism of the legal practice.

Master of Commerce in Finance cum laude graduate, Ms Nitesha Dwarika.

Master’s Research Investigates Risk-Return Relationship and Volatility Feedback in SA

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With skills in finance and a passion for statistics Master of Commerce in Finance cum laude graduate Ms Nitesha Dwarika’s next step is pursuing a PhD.

Ms Priyanka Harrichurran was awarded a Master of Commerce in Economics cum laude.

Gender Inequality Under the Spotlight

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Academic excellence has always been a top priority for budding economist, Ms Priyanka Harrichurran, who was awarded a Master of Commerce in Economics cum laude.

Master of Public Administration cum laude graduate, Ms Suraya Asmal.

Master’s Degree Will Make Graduate a Better Public Servant

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‘I hope that through this qualification, I will grow in my career as a public servant. I have gained invaluable knowledge and I hope I can implement it to improve my contribution to the public sector.’

Ms Gugulethu Mkungo-Buthelezi graduated with a Master of Laws in Environmental Law.

Transnet’s Environmental Specialist Graduates with an LLM

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From an early age, issues related to the preservation of the environment were always of interest to Umlazi-born and bred Ms Gugulethu Mkungo-Buthelezi who has just added a Master of Laws in Environmental Law (LLM) to her list of academic qualifications.

Congratulations to Master of Laws graduate, Ms Shamla Govender.

Research Explores the Role of Restorative Justice in South Africa

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Attorney, Ms Shamla Govender says that pursuing her LLM fuelled her belief in restorative justice.

Dr Oladotun Larry Anifowose (left) and his supervisor, Dr Omolade Adeleke.

Inclusive Growth in BRICS Under the Spotlight

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Dr Oladotun Larry Anifowose, a lecturer at the Federal University of Technology, Akure in Nigeria received a Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) degree for his thesis titled: Impacts of Military Expenditure and Institutional Quality on Inclusive Growth in BRICS Countries.

Dr Ayanda Meyiwa was conferred a Doctor of Philosophy degree at UKZN’s virtual Spring Graduation ceremony.

Young Scholar makes his Mark in the Maritime Sector

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When Dr Ayanda Meyiwa (32) left Pietermaritzburg, his hometown in 2007 and headed to Durban for university studies, he decided that he would not leave without a PhD.

Master of Laws graduate, Mr Jerome Habonimana.

Language Barrier Does Not Deter Master’s Graduate

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Language and distance were not a factor when it came to a choice of university for Mr Jerome Habonimana who was awarded a Master of Laws in Constitutional Theory, Law and Litigation.

Master of Commerce graduate, Ms Ntokozo Mngadi.

Staff Member Graduates with Master of Commerce Degree

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Ms Ntokozo Mngadi enrolled for a Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies to enhance her leadership skills.

Dr Mugove Mashingaidze graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship.

PhD Set to Open Doors for Zimbabwean Academic

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Becoming a university academic has been a lifelong dream of Dr Mugove Mashingaidze (35) who hails from the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe.

Master of Public Administration cum laude graduate, Ms Nomcebo Jiyane.

Master’s Research Examines the Impact of International City-to-City Agreements on Citizens’ Lives

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‘Working in an international relations environment motivated me to pursue this qualification. I wanted to measure the influence that international city-to-city agreements have in the city of Durban in terms of benefiting citizens and doing what they intended to do.’

UKZN staff member, Mr Damiel Kunjal graduated with a Master’s in Finance cum laude.

Consistency is Key for Master’s in Finance Cum Laude Graduate

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When Master’s in Finance graduate, Mr Damiel Kunjal graduated with his Bachelor of Commerce (Business Finance) Honours degree cum laude last year, he said that his goal was to also graduate with his Master’s in Finance cum laude and he has done just that!

KZN Health Provincial Programme Manager and PhD graduate, Dr Manimegalai (Bowie) Pillay.

Awakened Leadership Practices Enhance Transformation in the Health Sector

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KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health Provincial Programme Manager and PhD graduate Dr Manimegalai (Bowie) Pillay’s research explored the use of system dynamics, critical systems thinking and awakened leadership practices such as self-reflection, mindfulness, enacting integral authentic leadership and scrutinising personal leadership practices in developing health workers and the health ecosystem.