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Cyber law expert Ms Priya Singh’s paper titled: Can an Emoji Be Considered as Defamation? A Legal Analysis of Burrows V Houda [2020] NSWDC 485, has made it onto the Social Science Research Network’s (SSRN) Top Ten download list for the African Law journal, Communication Law & Policy: Africa and Communication Law & Policy: Asia & Oceania.

The Aerotropolis Institute Africa (AIA) is now strategically located in the College of Law and Management Studies. The Institute aims to contribute to the body of knowledge on aerotropoli and mainstream aviation industry through research and development. The AIA in partnership, with the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, recently held a webinar investigating contingency plans to Rebuild Brand SA/KZN: The impact of the recent social unrests and Covid-19 on the Aviation and Tourism Sector.

Members of UKZN’s College of Law and Management Studies put their green fingers to work to honour Helen Joseph, Lilian Ngoyi, Rahima Moosa, Albertina Sisulu and Sophia Wiliams-De Bruyn who led the march of 20 000 women to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956.

The College of Law and Management Studies’ Women’s Month Power Connect event saw dynamic female alumni share how their UKZN journey shaped their success. The virtual event is part of the College Public Relations Office’s on-going alumni campaign aimed at creating an engaged alumni network to create awareness among prospective and current UKZN students on where their degree could lead them.

The College hosted a two-day UKZN CLMS GBV symposium featuring academics, lawmakers, activists, state departments, survivors, students and student representatives who conversed robustly on the nature of GBV, the violent impact and how we can successfully eradicate the GBV virus. The College is also proud to acknowledge that this initiative was inspired by Mr Bathandwa Mki: College Representative, Pietermaritzburg Campus Representative Council.

Final year law student and President of UNICEF-UKZN PMB Ms Juhi Hansraj, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian McArthur, School of Law lecturer

The College of Law and Management Studies’ Women’s Month Power Connect event saw dynamic female alumni share how their UKZN journey shaped their success. The virtual event is part of the College Public Relations Office’s on-going alumni campaign aimed at creating an engaged alumni network to create awareness among prospective and current UKZN students on where their degree could lead them.

Two students in the Maritime Law and Maritime Studies Unit, Ms Aneesah Mackie and Ms Trishmika Ghazi are the proud recipients of the prestigious Steven Wallace Trust Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded by the Maritime Law Association of South Africa (MLASA) in honour of the late Mr Steven Wallace in recognition of his immense contribution to the field of Maritime Law.

UKZN BCom student Ms Ntandokazi Buthelezi is passionate about using the power of technology, leadership and entrepreneurship to serve and impact communities