Inspiring stories from UKZN students and alumni.

Thulile Zama

Thulile Zama keeps the fires burning at Africa’s oldest Jazz CentreCo-ordinator  at  the  UKZN  Jazz  Centre, Thulile Zama keeps the fires burning at Africa’s oldest Jazz Centre. “I am the designated slave but I love what I do,” she...

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Musa Kika

Through seeing some of the greats to come out of the Law School at UKZN, I realised that I could be anything as wellAt just 27 years old, UKZN alumnus, Musa Kika is about to graduate with a PhD in Public law. His passion is human rights and access to justice. Kika...

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Mthokozisi ‘DJ Tira’ Khathi

Focus on your goal and make it work at all costsUKZN is a disciplined institution. It kept me grounded, gave me the best education and also made it possible for me to explore my entertainment interests during my spare...

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Jessica Nkosi

You need to study the craft of acting and be committed to itLeading Lady pays tribute to Alma Mater, with her smile and gorgeous features, UKZN alumnus and actress Jessica Nkosi is indeed a leading lady. She describes herself as driven and zealous and...

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Greg Schreiner

My wish is for people to be more aware of the consequences that their actions have on the natural world around themGreg Schreiner was a self-confessed mediocre scholar throughout his school career, and for his first two years of university. There, he shifted between courses, handed in assignments late and paid...

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Ayanda Mpama

We should not only be creating, we also have to look at the way we live.This former host of Our Perfect Wedding is a warrior when it comes to causes she believes in. When Ayanda Mpama was in high school she wanted to be...

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