College of Law and
Management Studies

CA Hopefuls Graduate Top of Their Class

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) summa cum laude graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim consider the honour of being top of their class as just fruits for all the hard work they put into their studies.  Nandlal, who received the Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship awarded to the five top-ranked undergraduates...
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Growing the Next Generation of Academics a Priority for Masters Graduate

UKZN’s Talent Excellence and Equity Scholarship recipient, Master of Commerce in Economics graduate Mr Doctor Sangweni, is excited about his future in academia.  The scholarship is awarded to 10 students annually to pursue a master’s degree and do research in the field of economics.  ‘Recently there has been growing concern...
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2018 Mrs Commonwealth SA Finalist Awarded an MBA

Seven months ago Ms Marlene Govender quit her job as the General Manager responsible for marketing, sales and events at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) to complete her Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership.  Little did she know then that she...
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Local Banking Executive Motivates Commerce Graduates

UKZN alumnus and Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Faisal Mkhize, delivered an inspirational address to commerce graduates in one of UKZN Graduation ceremonies. In his opening remarks Mkhize reminded the graduates of the remarkable example set by the late statesman Dr Nelson Mandela on ethical, selfless and...
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Learning is for Life, says PhD Graduate

A firmly held belief that learning is a life-long process is what motivates PhD graduate and Management Accounting lecturer Dr Patricia Shewell. Shewell, who obtains her doctorate from UKZN exactly 40 years after finishing matric, said pursuing a PhD was an important learning experience for an academic. ‘I felt I needed a...
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Primary School Principal Leads by Example

Challenges facing education in South Africa such as discipline problems in schools, the literacy crisis and the constant shift in the educational curriculum require educators to lead from the front and Masters of Business and Administration (MBA) graduate Ms Thembekile Ndlovu is doing just that!  As the principal of Inanda’s Khanyanjalo Primary School,...
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Graduate Learned to Cope with Blindness

Masters graduate Mr Lucky Shange’s goal had been to become a top-class footballer after he was chosen to represent KwaZulu-Natal towards the end of 1999 but his hopes were dashed when he lost his eyesight.  The almost overnight loss of his vision remains somewhat of a mystery but over the...
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UKZN Chapter of Amnesty International Relaunched

The School of Law recently hosted the revival and relaunch of the UKZN Chapter of Amnesty International South Africa. The student-led UKZN Chapter, anchored by the Law School in association with the Durban Chapter of Amnesty International South Africa, will work to participate in global and local campaigns of the...
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UKZN Academic Runner-up in National Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Law academic Mr Lee Swales’ PhD research earned him second place in the national three-minute thesis competition held at the University of the Free State. The Postgraduate Research Competition, based on a concept founded by the University of Queensland in Australia, requires participants to deliver their thesis in a concise...
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UKZN Law Academic Using Posthumous Conception Lawsuit as Case Study

UKZN Law academic Dr Donrich Thaldar, who successfully advocated for a widow’s right to use her deceased husband’s sperm for purposes of reproduction in South Africa’s first posthumous conception lawsuit, is now using the experience as a teaching tool. The landmark case, heard in the Western Cape High Court, saw...
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UKZN LLB Programme Fully Accredited by the Council on Higher Education

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is pleased to announce that the Council on Higher Education (CHE) has fully accredited its Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Programme offered by the School of Law. UKZN is one of only three out of 17 South African universities offering the LLB Programme to receive the...
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Accounting Academic Encourages Students in Maths Day Initiative

This Valentine’s Day, falling in love with Maths was the focus as Financial Accounting lecturer Dr Msizi Mkhize and his son Mr Siphesihle Mkhize, a Master of Commerce student, recently took their passion for the subject to Embizweni High School in Umlazi Township where they celebrated the Love Maths Day...
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Former GSB&L Champion Giving Former Substance Abusers a Second Chance

Entrepreneur and co-founder of Iziko Stoves Mr Lindo Duma is positively transforming the Durban community by employing rehabilitated substance abusers and helping them reintegrate into society. Iziko Stoves are innovative cooking and braai stoves made from recycled geysers, gas cylinders and paint drums. The stoves can utilise various fuel sources...
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Student Motivates Youth to Think Hard about Life After Matric

Second year BCom Accounting student Mr Siyabonga Masoka’s book titled: Life After Matric encourages young people to fully explore their opportunities by pursuing tertiary education. ‘Many young people from my village still believe that matric is a big achievement when it comes to education. They then migrate to urban areas with hopes...
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HEARD Students Present Research to International Audience in Sweden

Four doctoral students at UKZN’s Health Economics HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD) took part in an intensive programme of workshops and seminars on qualitative research methods at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg (UG) in Sweden. The trip was made possible through a bilateral National Research Foundation-STINT...
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April 23, 2018

CA Hopefuls Graduate Top of Their Class

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) summa cum laude graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim consider the honour of being top...
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April 23, 2018

Growing the Next Generation of Academics a Priority for Masters Graduate

UKZN’s Talent Excellence and Equity Scholarship recipient, Master of Commerce in Economics graduate Mr Doctor Sangweni, is excited about his...
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April 23, 2018

2018 Mrs Commonwealth SA Finalist Awarded an MBA

Seven months ago Ms Marlene Govender quit her job as the General Manager responsible for marketing, sales and events at...
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April 23, 2018

Research into Staff and Job Satisfaction Earns Cum Laude MBAs for Graduates

Two students who completed similar research work into staff and job satisfaction were awarded Master of Business Administration degrees cum laude during UKZN’s Law...
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April 23, 2018

Doctoral Study Explores Economic Growth Opportunities for the Eastern Cape

Concern for slow economic growth rate in the province of the Eastern Cape (EC) prompted Graduate School of Business and...
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April 23, 2018

Top Honours for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Graduate

It was a double celebration for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) graduate Mr Ahmed Ally as not only did he graduate with...
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April 23, 2018

Local Banking Executive Motivates Commerce Graduates

UKZN alumnus and Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Faisal Mkhize, delivered an inspirational address to commerce graduates...
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April 23, 2018

Future Looks Bright for BCom Accounting Cum Laude Graduates

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) cum laude graduates Ms Yadika Dhaniram and Mr Kerwin Marais are excited about being chartered accountants.  For Dhaniram...
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April 23, 2018

Masters Degree for Health Economics Researcher

Raised by parents who are both academics at UKZN, Ms Taruna Chetty who graduated with a Masters degree in Commerce (Economics) attributes...
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April 23, 2018

Learning is for Life, says PhD Graduate

A firmly held belief that learning is a life-long process is what motivates PhD graduate and Management Accounting lecturer Dr Patricia Shewell....
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April 23, 2018

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...
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April 23, 2018

Primary School Principal Leads by Example

Challenges facing education in South Africa such as discipline problems in schools, the literacy crisis and the constant shift in the...
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April 23, 2018

MBA Achiever Attributes Success to Grandma

Master of Business Administration (MBA) cum laude graduate, Dr Ntsapokazi Deppa, attributes her achievements to her late grandmother who not only raised...
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April 23, 2018

Graduate Learned to Cope with Blindness

Masters graduate Mr Lucky Shange’s goal had been to become a top-class footballer after he was chosen to represent KwaZulu-Natal...
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April 12, 2018

UKZN Street Law Plus Programme

The Street Law Plus programme, under the auspices of the UKZN Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS), conducted a democracy education...
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