29 October 2021
Volume: 9
Issue: 46
Ms Simangele Mkhize.

Business School Student Awarded Prestigious Coaching Package

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Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) student Ms Simangele Mkhize was awarded a coaching package from Standard Bank at its Top Women Virtual Conference.

Dr Claudia Loggia.

Kudos for Humanities Academic

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Dr Claudia Loggia, a senior lecturer in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, has been made a member of the United Kingdom Research Innovation (UKRI) International Development Peer Review College until 2023.

From left: Ms Lydia Mabhaudi, Dr Beatrice Okyere-Manu, Ms Zanele Ncwane, and Dr Zamambo Mkhize.

Polyandry the Focus of Debate During Webinar

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The legalisation of polyandry was the centre of discussion during a webinar presented by UKZN’s International Office.

Mr Phindiwe Mbhele.

UKZN hosts Immigration Implication Webinar for International Students

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UKZN’s Corporate Relations Division (CRD) hosted a webinar on the immigration implications for international students under South African lockdown.

Macroeconomics Symposium keynote speakers Professor Honest Prosper Ngowi (left) and Dr Montfort Mlachila.

Symposium Explores Unemployment, Growth and Inflation During COVID-19

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UKZN’s Macroeconomics Research Unit (MRU) hosted its inaugural Macroeconomics Symposium themed: Unemployment, Growth and Inflation: Lessons from COVID-19.

Mr Luthando Molefe.

Education Student Presents Results of Work on Research Ethics

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Master of Education student Mr Luthando Molefe presented results from his study on Research Ethics at the Mindful African Initiative Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT) for African Educators 2021 online event.

Top from left: Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize, Dr Siphelele Zulu, Professor Suvira Ramlall, Professor Matshepo Matoane and Dr Lynn Norton. Bottom from left: Mr Siyabonga Africa Mkhize, Ms Claudia Pfeiffer, Mrs Busisiwe Ramabodu and Dr Gulshan Sugreen.

UKZN Hosts World Mental Health Campaign

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The Human Resources Division (HRD) hosted UKZN’s World Mental Health Campaign under the theme: Mental Health in an Unequal World.

Professor Khathutshelo Percy Mashige.

Academic Reaches Pinnacle of His Career

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Dean and Head of the School of Health Sciences Professor Khathutshelo Percy Mashige has been promoted to the position of a full professor - a high honour in the career of an academic.

Slam Jam Winner Xabiso Vili (left) and the Making of Poetry in the Valley.

Poetry Africa Festival Competition Winners Named at Closing Ceremony

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Award winners at the 25th edition of the Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities, were announced at the event’s closing ceremony.

Ms Tivana Chellan.

Medical Student Shortlisted for International Rising Star Award

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Fifth-year Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student Ms Tivana Chellan (22) was shortlisted out of 200 nominees for the International Rising Star Award at the 2021 Safety and Health Excellence Awards interactive digital conference.

The Extended Learning Division’s Mr Mxolisi Miya and Ms Sarah Haffenden with Vukukhanye educators Ms Winnie Maphumulo and Ms Dineo Seroke.

Vukukhanye Outreach: Giving Back to the Community

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UKZN’s Extended Learning (UEL) division adopted the Vukukhanye Educare Centre in Chesterville, Durban, in the aftermath of the looting and burning in Durban in July.

Scenes from the E-learning Symposium.

UKZN Hosts Inaugural Virtual E-learning Symposium

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UKZN’s Teaching and Learning Office (UTLO) hosted its inaugural Virtual E-Learning Symposium showcasing innovative approaches to delivering Higher Education.

UKZN serving the community on World Sight Day: Dr Zamadonda Xulu-Kasaba, Ms Andiswa Ndwandwe, a delighted patient, Ms Tsatsawani Hlungwani and Ms Anam Memon.

Optometry Students Celebrate World Sight Day

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UKZN third-year Optometry students marked World Sight Day by providing clinical services to taxi drivers in collaboration with the Phumlani Dube foundation, the Active Citizens Movement and VW Durban.