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UKZN Professor Publishes New Book

Click here for the isiZulu version Making Sense of Research (Van Schaik, 2018) is the title of a new book published by UKZN Emeritus Professor Keyan Tomaselli of the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) in the School of Applied Human Sciences. Five years in the making, Tomaselli compiled 32 chapters and 13 modules […]

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Architecture Students Win at Regional Corobrik Awards Event

Three Masters students in Architecture – Mr Yousuf Vawda, Mr Thabo Cele and Mr Joshua Montile – received prizes during the KwaZulu-Natal Corobrik awards ceremony. Vawda won the top award and will go on to compete nationally against winners from seven other South African universities in May in Johannesburg. Architecture lecturer Mr Juan Solis said […]

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Student Dynamics Excels at KZN Young Achievers Awards

Student Dynamics (SD), a non-profit organisation (NPO), involving UKZN students, excelled at the recent 7th annual KwaZulu-Natal Young Achievers Awards which recognise young people in the province who go the extra mile to make a difference in their communities and change lives by their actions. Student Dynamics, which won the Leadership Award, is an independent […]

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SMIG Collaborates with German University to Enhance Responsible Creative Innovation and Technology Management

UKZN’s School of Management, Information Technology and Governance (SMIG) in partnership with the Chemnitz University of Technology’s (CUT) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, will participate in the Joint Expertise Project (JEP) to be held in Chemnitz, Germany and Durban, South Africa. The collaborative initiative aims to shape a multi-level, academic co-operation project between the […]

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Young Doctors Advance Healthcare Access in Umlazi

Click here for the isiZulu version Most young doctors prefer establishing their Medical practices in busy city centres or shopping malls, however, this has not been the case with Dr Siphesihle Dlamini (27) and his business partner Dr Langelihle Ngubane (37). The young general practitioners have recently opened their joint medical practice in Umlazi township, […]

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KZN Produces the First Nuclear Physician

‘Graduating as the first Nuclear Physician to have been trained in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is an amazing feeling. It’s something that brought pride to my family. I hope this achievement will encourage more young people in the province to pursue a similar career path.’ These were the words of Doctor Alphonse Msomi who recently graduated with […]

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Lube Yimpumelelo Usuku Lwabazali e-UKZN

Click here for the English version INyuvesi YaKwaZulu-Natali ibambe imicimbi Yosuku Lwabazali emaKolishi amane esikhungo. Le micimbi ebanjwa kuwo wonke amakhempasi ase-UKZN minyaka yonke, isebenza njengongosi lapho abasebenzi baseNyuvesi bexhumana nabazali babafundi abazoqala izifundo zabo zonyaka wokuqala. Abasebenzi basebenzisa lokhu kuxhumana ukuze banikeze ulwazi ngezinsiza ezibalulekile zabafundi ngesikhathi besasesikhungweni sase-UKZN. Kule micimbi abazali baphinde baziswe […]

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Medical Students Complete Six-Week Stay in Rural Area

Final-year Medical students celebrated the completion of a rural ‘homestay project’ with their ‘adoptive parents’ at the College of Health Sciences (CHS). Known as a ‘rural block’ and co-ordinated by the Discipline of Family Medicine, the project involved students spending six weeks at rural sites as part of a decentralised training programme. They had an […]

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College of Humanities Celebrates Staff Excellence

The College of Humanities hosted its annual staff excellence awards event during which professional and academic staff were recognised for their hard work, dedication and positive impact. Speaking at the gathering, acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Humanities, Professor Stephen Mutula, congratulated staff for their outstanding contribution and innovative output in 2017. ‘We recognise the […]

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Chinese Delegation Visits Law School

Republic of China’s Deputy Minister of Justice Mr Zhao Dacheng accompanied by a delegation from his ministry visited UKZN’s School of Law to discuss legal education in South Africa and collaboration opportunities. Discussions focused on the general situation of Higher Education in the field of Law in South Africa, job opportunities for Law graduates and […]

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