College of Law and Management Studies

UKZN-SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony

Top achieving students in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance were recognised for their academic excellence at the annual UKZN-SAICA Students’ Awards Ceremony. The virtual prize giving saw 47 awards being bestowed on first, second and third-year and postgraduate students in various categories. In his welcome address, Dean and Head of School Professor Mabutho…

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PMR.africa Ranks UKZN’s Business School Third Best in SA

The Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) has been ranked third in South Africa based on a survey conducted between March and May this year by the Professional Management Review (PMR) of South African Accredited Business Schools. A total of 18 business schools took part with UKZN scoring 8 out of 10 to secure…

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Golden Key Honorary Membership for Ms Janine Hicks

Lecturer at UKZN’s School of Law, Ms Janine Hicks, was one of 28 people to receive the prestigious Golden Key Southern Africa 2020 Honorary Membership at a virtual ceremony on 3 November hosted by the Golden Key International Honour Society (GKIHS). The GKIHS is the world’s largest collegiate honour society for graduate and undergraduate students,…

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BCom Student Among Absa GradStar Top 100

Third-year students at UKZN, Ms Nokwanda Zondi (Finance and Economics) and Mr Keshav Ajodapersad (Computer Science and Information Technology) secured places in the Absa GradStar Top 100 Students for 2020. The GradStar programme recognises the Top 100 students across the country based on leadership qualities and readiness for the workplace. More than 8 000 entries…

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Professor Shaun Ruggunan Appointed to International Editorial Review Board

Human Resources (HR) expert, Professor Shaun Ruggunan, has been invited to serve on the Editorial Review Board of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal (EDI Journal). The EDI Journal is produced by Emerald Group Publishing and offers a platform for critical and rigorous exploration of equal opportunities concerns including gender, ethnicity, class, disability, age,…

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SAIPA Award for Mr Rudolf Mbanjwa

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance academic Mr Rudolf Mbanjwa’s master’s dissertation won top honours at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) 2020 Accounting iNdaba. The focus of the thesis – supervised by Ms Hlengiwe Ndlela and Professor Mabutho Sibanda -was on the perceptions of accountants and auditors on professional ethics and professional…

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Dr Trishana Ramluckan among the Top 50 Women in Cybersecurity in Africa

Dr Trishana Ramluckan, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Law, was honoured for her research by her inclusion in the inaugural Top 50 Women in Cybersecurity in Africa awards, announced at the online quarterly cyber security conference Quartercon. The awards were to be announced in March; however, the ceremony was delayed and eventually…

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UKZN Employee Appointed to WHO Technical Advisory Group

Programme Leader at UKZN’s Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), Dr Gavin George has been appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to serve on the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Behavioural Insights and Health Sciences for Health. WHO has committed to a transformation process aimed at promoting health, safeguarding the world and serving…

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