The Discipline of Criminology and Forensic Studies (CFSD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus was visited by the KwaZulu-Natal South African Police Service, Forensic Science Laboratory Experts to deliver a practical lecture for ALL CFSD students on the 28th of March 2019.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Corporate Relations Division in association with Ike’s Books and Adams Booksellers cordially invite you to the book launch
Michael was a received as a guest lecturer for Criminology and forensic studies level 1 students, where he delivered his guest lecture focusing on recidivism and transformation programmes to curb recidivism.
UKZN staff member Dr Shariefa Hendricks graduated with a PhD in Psychology for her research titled, A Dance of Power and Resistance: Supervisee and Supervisor Perceptions and Experiences of Clinical Supervision in South Africa: A Mixed Method Study. The study explored supervisees’ experiences of negative supervision during internship and supervisors’ perspectives of their training and competence in clinical supervision.
The School of Applied Human Sciences, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, held its very first Student Academic Excellence Awards Evening to honour students who had excelled in their studies during the 2018 academic year. Students majoring in Psychology, Criminology & Forensic Studies, Social Work and Culture, Communication and Media Studies were awarded for their academic excellence.
Ms Bongolethu Diko graduated with her Masters in Criminology and Forensic Studies for her research on the role of the criminologist in compiling pre-sentence reports in the Durban High Court.
Ms Shannon-Leigh Landers graduated cum laude with her Master of Social Science in Media and Communication. Her dissertation examined soap opera as a feminine genre through the theoretical lens of semiotics, focussing on the role of myth, ideology, power and hegemony which are often used to inculcate skewed gendered stereotypes.
UKZN’s Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) graduates Ms Lungelo Ndlovu, Mr Jean-Luc Hardy, Ms Holly Wasserfall, Ms Tamanda Masambuka, Ms Nonjabulo Ndwandwe, Mr Johannes Pretorius and Ms Nothando Ntake, were thrilled to receive their honours degrees in media and communication cum laude while Mr Clifford Jani also graduated with his Masters cum laude recently.
Ms Nokubonga Komako’s Honours dissertation examined the phenomenon of Black Tax and whether it is a responsibility or a burden.
Criminologists in the School of Applied Human Sciences, Drs Sazelo Mkhize and Sogo Angel Olofinbiyi’s research on “Social dimension of risk behaviours among adolescent prostitutes: Insight from South-Western Nigeria” has been published in the Cogent Social Sciences academic journal.