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Essence of Good Leadership Explored at Public Lecture

Professor Niels Van Quaquebeke engaging with GSB&L students. How to communicate as a leader was the focus of a lecture delivered by Leadership and Organizational Behaviour expert Professor Niels Van Quaquebeke. Van Quaquebeke who is the Head of the Management Department at Kühne Logistics University, Germany recently visited the Graduate School of Business and Leadership […]

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UKZN Academic Participates in High Level Discussion on Sustainable Development in Africa

Professor Betty Mubangizi (centre) with other panel discussants. College of Law and Management Studies Dean of Teaching and Learning Professor Betty Mubangizi recently contributed her expertise at a roundtable on sustainable development in Africa organised by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) held at the University of Bergen in Norway. The high level discussion […]

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Students Debate Whether Peace is Possible

Taking part at the debate were, from left: Ms Keri Khoza, Ms Silomo Dlamini, Ms Banele Ngubane and Ms Khethelo Gama. Is peace possible? That was the question probed during a panel discussion recently hosted by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Durban. The debate, held at the Howard College Theatre in partnership with the Black […]

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Honorary Education Professor awarded Gold Medal From Canadian Organisation

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Mr Greg Fergus (left); UKZN’s Professor Claudia Mitchell, and President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Mr Ted Hewitt. Honorary Professor Claudia Mitchell of the School of Education and McGill University in Montreal, Canada, has received a Gold Medal from the Social Sciences […]

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Centre for Civil Society hosts ‘Durbanity’ Photographic Exhibition

UKZN is hosting a photographic exhibition called Durbanity. A photographic exhibition called Durbanity is being hosted by the Centre for Civil Society (CCS) based within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS). The exhibition, loaned to the CCS from the Durban Centre for Photography (DCP), contains the work of 10 student photographers who embarked on […]

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Health MEC responds to the Life Esidimeni Tragedy

Since the inception of democracy, our country was traumatized last year with the announcement that from March to December 2016, 94 vulnerable mentally ill patients died mainly due to neglect and poor management. This was as a result of the patients being moved from Life Esidimeni facilities to unlicensed and poorly managed NGO’s in Gauteng. […]

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SAEES Lecturer Receives Award for Emerging Academics

Dr Adrian Nel in the Discipline of Geography in the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) has been awarded the prestigious Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) Centenary Award, designed to recognise and invest in emerging academics. According to the SSAG, applications were of a very high standard, making the selection even more […]

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Leading Scientists Unite in a March for Science in Durban

UKZN Scientists joined Durban’s March for Science, where UKZN Science Centre Co-ordinator Dr Tanja Reinhardt wowed the crowds with her pyrotechnic display. Leading KwaZulu-Natal scientists and academics, drawn from a range of scientific disciplines, came together with civil societies and citizens in a March for Science. The march was held in Durban’s city centre on […]

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Fountain Hill Estate Provides Sustainable Agriculture Experience to UKZN Students

Mr Ed Gevers, an alumnus of UKZN with a Master’s in Horticulture, is the manager of the Fountain Hill Estate in Wartburg […]

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Bottom-Up Innovation Vital in Healthcare

Rhodes Scholar, Dr Jeeshan Chowdhury, argued the case for ‘bottom-up innovation in healthcare’ during a lecture at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine. […]

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