Reconciliation Highlighted in Conversations for Change Debate

Click here for the isizulu version  The Mandela Rhodes Community and UKZN hosted the 7th annual Conversations for Change debate on the Howard College campus which, held 100 years after Nelson Mandela’s birth, focused on the Promises and Paradoxes of Reconciliation. The robust panel discussion included former MP and newly appointed Executive Director for Undoing Tax Abuse […]

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I Believe – A Letter to the Youth

Third-year UKZN BCom student Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu has penned a motivational book titled I Believe – A Letter to the Youth. The 20-year-old first-time author, who wrote the book in under four months, was compelled to write I Believe to help young people overcome what he refers to as ‘the four monsters of life we face every day’ […]

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Assessing the Impact of Ranking Systems on Universities

  The impact ranking systems have on universities around the world was discussed at a UKZN gathering which featured visiting United States academic, Dr Luc Beaudoi. A Vice-Provost for Internationalisation and Associate Professor at the University of Denver, Beaudoi said university rankings undoubtedly had a major influence on how each institution was perceived and could […]

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UKZN Academics Deliver Presentations at New York Conference

Several UKZN Physiotherapy academics presented their postdoctoral and doctoral research outcomes at the 2018 Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference in New York City. Among them were Professor Verusia Chetty, Dr Saul Cobbling, Mrs Stacy Maddocks and Mr Ntsikelelo Pefile. Physiotherapy Academic leader Cobbling presented a paper titled: Before the Exercise I Considered Myself […]

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Congratulations to the UKZN Athletics Club

The UKZN Athletics Club recently competed with the world’s best runners in the Old Mutual Two Oceans in Cape Town. The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is a 56 km race and this year’s race remained on the traditional route that is via Chapman’s Peak, Hout Bay and Constantia Nek. Globally the Two Oceans Marathon […]

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UKZN Jazz Lecturer to Perform at State Theatre in Pretoria

Prolific pianist, composer and UKZN Jazz lecturer Mr Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane will be performing at The State Theatre on Friday, 18 May. Tickets for the show which starts at 20h00 are R120 at Computicket. Audiences can expect a ground-breaking performance in which Mashiloane is bringing the powerful Mash Trio from Durban. Joining Mashiloane will be […]

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AfriHub and amaBhungane Promote Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking and the Changing of Destiny was the apt theme for the recent Hub for the African City of the Future (AfriHub) Seminar on Critical Thinking. The seminar was hosted by AfriHub at Howard College’s Centenary Building in collaboration with amaBhungane, the team of investigative journalists who exposed amongst others, state capture, the Paradise […]

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OCD Videogame Created by Honours Summa Cum Laude Graduate

University of KwaZulu-Natal graduate, Ms Shannon Bennetts, created a short videogame that interprets the mental state of someone suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Bennetts graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (honours) for her creation of the videogame that simulates an interpretation of the mental state of someone suffering from OCD. Following a traumatic […]

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Against All Odds

A young KwaZulu-Natal man pursued the field of Law after his father was unfairly detained in 1995. Mr Lungelo Nzuza graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Law and Politics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Nzuza, who hails from KwaMqubeni in Nkandla, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, said with his degree he hopes to […]

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UKZN’s Top 10 Student Researcher Graduates with PhD

Doctoral graduate Dr Adebayo Kutu’s academic journey has been studded with outstanding academic achievements. Kutu’s awards include being named among the Top 10 student researchers at UKZN for 2016 indicating he has performed consistently with his research papers published over the past few years in journals recognised and accredited by the Department of Higher Education […]

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