Thandekile Sylvia Magojo

Thandekile Sylvia Magojo

Senior Lecturer

Discipline Psychology
Contact Number 031-260-1309
Campus Howard College Campus
Office Address MTB, 1U08
Last Updated 2 years ago

Degrees Held

  • BAHons (SW) (Fort Hare),
  • BAHons Fort Hare),
  • MSocSc,
  • PhD (Natal)

Research Interests:

  • Diversity management, career management, retrenchment management, organizational change, psychological wellbeing of children, Wellbeing amongst Church Ministers and occupational stress

Teaching Interests:

  • career management, Human Resource Development and Organisational Development

Publications / Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ramsamuj, N.; Magojo, T.S.; Makhaba, L.; & Memela, N. (In Press). An exploration of post-merger related experiences among university administrative staff members. South African Journal of Higher Education.
  • Buitenbach, J.H.; & Magojo, T. S. (In Press). Occupational well-being and commitment of nurses: The role of dispositional optimism. Sage Publishers.

Community Involvement:

  • 1996 to present: Examination Moderator, Workers’ College, Durban
  • 2002 to present: Examination Moderator, Labour Resource and Research Institute, Namibia
  • 2013 to present: Project Manager, Certificate Programme: Community Based Work with Children and Youth, REPSSI/UKZN
  • 2008-2010: Academic Monitoring and Support, Faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences, UKZN.
  • 2012 to present: Coordinator, Post Graduate Academic Monitoring and Support, School of Applied Human Sciences, College of Humanities.
  • 2010 to present: Present graduation addresses in different countries in Africa: Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana and Malawi as Dean’s Representative.
  • 2011 to present: Member of the following School Committees- Higher Degrees, MANCO and School Board.
  • 2012 to present: Mentoring young academic and administrative staff
  • 2011 to present: Employee nominated member, UKZN Medical Aid Scheme.
  • Have extensive experience in working with students at risk at Fort Hare, Workers’ College, and Labour Resource and Research Institute (LARRI).

Teaching Expertise:

  • I have taught for more than 25 years- 10 years at Fort Hare and more than 15 years at the University of KwaZulu-Natal .
  • Modules taught: Social Work Practice, Community Development, Organisational theory, Organisational Behaviour, Career Psychology, Organisational Development and Human Resource Management.

Student Supervision (Honours, Master, PhD …)

Masters Level:

  • Thela, P.S.E. (212556739)
  • Pillay, S. (210510331)
  • Mbatha, S. (210546125)

PhD Level

  • Miya, S. (9706895)
  • Senderayi, P. (214584968)
  • Mulaudzi, P.S. (212556739)