29 July 2021
Volume: 9
Issue: 33
Mr Mohamed Hoosen Suleman addresses vaccine hesitancy amongst educators.

Medical Student Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Educators

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The Department of Basic Education (DBE) identified vaccine hesitancy as a challenge amongst educators during their vaccine roll-out programme.

UKZN experts Professor Tulio de Oliveira (left) and Dr Richard Lessells examined the emergence of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in South Africa.

UKZN Webinar Explores Delta and Other Variants in South Africa

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The highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 was under the microscope at the latest in the Data@Breakfast webinar hosted by UKZN’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science.

DIFF Opening Night film, The Eagle’s Nest.

Durban International Film Festival hosts Successful Virtual Opening Night

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The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities officially opened the 42nd Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) that runs from 22 July until 1 August.

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Studying Science in the Era of COVID-19

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Clockwise from top left: Professor Sandile Songca, Dr Engela Van Staden, Dr Lolie Makhubu-Badenhorst, Dr Elias Malete, Dr Peet Van Aardt, Mr Njabulo Manyoni and Mrs Tholakele Zungu.

UKZN Co-hosts Symposium on Multilingualism

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UKZN and the University of the Free State (UFS) hosted their first webinar mini-symposium on 22 June titled Multilingualism in practice.

Leading South African law firms continue to recruit UKZN law students and graduates.

UKZN Law Students Highly Sought After by Leading Law Firms

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UKZN Law students had the privilege of engaging with prospective employers at the annual Law Professions Day which was hosted virtually by the School of Law.

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A Ticking Time Bomb

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The recent unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng that led to massive destruction of property and the loss of many lives is a classic example of a ticking time bomb.

From left: Professor Gerald West, Professor Brij Maharaj and Ms Tracey Sibisi.

Webinar Tackles Community Engagement as a Site of Struggle in Universities

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The School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) and the Ujamaa Centre recently hosted a webinar that tackled the contested nature of Community Engagement (CE) within the University setting.

CIVICUS members.

Webinar Examines the State of Civil Society During COVID-19

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UKZN’s Centre for Civil Society (CCS) and CIVICUS, a global civil society alliance hosted a webinar on the state of civil society during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From left: Ms Normah Zondo, Professor Johannes John-Langba, Mr Mahlubi Chief Mabizela and Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa.

Webinar on the National Policy Framework for Internationalisation

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UKZN hosted a webinar on the National Policy Framework for Internationalisation of Higher Education on 20 July.

Clockwise from top left: Dr Salona Prahladh, Ms Nazish Peer, Mr Mnqobi Vezi, Mr Mongezi Dlamini, Ms Phiwayinkosi Tshikwe, Ms Trianne Armachand, Ms Nomandla Ngcoya and Ms Nozipho Tshakane.

EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity 2021- Internal University Round

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UKZN InQubate recently hosted the Internal University Round of the 3rd EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity Challenge.

Team Enactus UKZN has won the national championships for the second year in a row.

Enactus UKZN Wins National Championships…Again!

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Team Enactus UKZN has done it again, winning the 2021 Enactus South Africa National Competition, for the second year in a row.

Getting to grips with forensic investigations.

Getting to Grips with Forensic Investigations

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Forensic techniques and advances have a significant impact in the investigation process.