Twins Siphesihle and Sinethemba Gwambe graduate with their Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degrees.

Twins graduate with Psychology Degrees

Twins Siphesihle and Sinethemba Gwambe graduate with their Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degrees. Twin sisters, Siphesihle and Sinethemba Gwambe, bagged Bachelor of Arts degrees in psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The proud twins, from Pinetown in Durban, said it was their biggest academic achievement. ‘We are so happy to graduate together,’ said Siphesihle. ‘We

Dr Siyanda Dlamini graduates with his PhD in Criminology and Forensic Studies.

Community Police Forums & Crime, central focus for PhD Research by UKZN Staffer

Dr Siyanda Dlamini graduates with his PhD in Criminology and Forensic Studies. University of KwaZulu-Natal criminology lecturer, Dr Siyanda Dlamini, graduated with a PhD in Criminology and Forensic Studies for his research into crime and community policing, focusing on community police forums. Dlamini researched the role of community policing forums and their challenges. He focused

Mr Siyanda Sikobi with his grandmother MaMlondo.

Defeating the odds to graduate with Honours cum laude

Mr Siyanda Sikobi with his grandmother MaMlondo. Umlazi-born Mr Siyanda Sikobi beamed with pride and joy when he graduated with a honours degree cum laude in media and cultural studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Sikobi dedicated his degree to his family, especially his grandmother MaMlondo, who raised him and his siblings in the Ezakheleni

Dr Nontobeko Buthelezi graduates with her PhD in Psychology.

PhD graduate looks at an Afrocentric paradigm for understanding student success at UKZN

Dr Nontobeko Buthelezi graduates with her PhD in Psychology. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) staffer Dr Nontobeko Buthelezi graduated with a PhD in psychology for her research into the Afrocentric paradigm in understanding student success at the institution’s College of Humanities. Her study facilitates the emergence of conceptual schemes or models that could inform a framework

Mrs Vinotha Moodley graduated with her Honours degree in Psychology

UKZN Staffer celebrates success of Honours Degree in Psychology

Mrs Vinotha Moodley graduated with her Honours degree in Psychology College of Humanities Student Support Services staffer Mrs Vinotha Moodley was ecstatic when she graduated with honours in psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It took persistence, dedication, determination and sacrifice for Moodley to achieve this postgraduate milestone. ‘I am still processing this achievement even

Highlights from World Social Work Day, celebrated by staff and students at UKZN.

Social Work Day celebrated at UKZN

The Social Work discipline within the School of Applied Human Sciences recently hosted a World Social Work Day event at the Denis Shepstone building. The event was held on 20 March 2018. The day is celebrated worldwide with the main event taking place in New York City. This year’s theme ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’

Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh (fourth left) hands over a token of appreciation to Dr My Lilja (fifth left) from the University of Gӓvle. They are seen with staff and the Dean and Head of School, Prof Jean Steyn (eighth left), from the School of Applied Human Sciences.

Criminology & Forensic Studies hosts visiting scholars from Sweden

The Criminology and Forensic Studies discipline within the School of Applied Human Sciences recently hosted visiting scholars Dr My Lilja and Dr Amir Rostami, from the Criminology Department at the University of Gӓvle (Sweden). The visiting academics spent a week at the School during which they met UKZN academics and spoke about international collaboration, future applications, articles and teaching

Participants at the Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium.

UKZN hosts Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium

The South African Research Ethics Training Initiative (SARETI) recently hosted their Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium (AHRES III) at the Protea Marriott Hotel. SARETI is a Masters in Social Science (Health Research Ethics) programme based at the School of Applied Human Sciences (Psychology). The SARETI programme aims to improve and build African capacity of health research

Professor Nirmala Gopal.

Dialogue on Low Success Rate of Rehabilitating Drug Users in SA

UKZN’s Professor Nirmala Gopal of the Discipline of Criminology and Forensic Studies (College of Humanities)has initiated an interdisciplinary dialogue with academics from the College of Health Sciences informed by her research into why the success rate of rehabilitating drug users is significantly low in South Africa. ‘Drug addiction has reached epidemic proportions among the youth in South

International Women’s Day Celebrated in Durban

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organisation operating in 39 countries, celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) – an occasion of advocacy and celebration by and for women and girls – with events all over the world, including Durban, last week. IWD is formally observed each year on 8 March as a combined