School of Applied Human Sciences

Nolwazi Ngcobo


  • Details

  • Position Lecturer
  • Discipline Social Work
  • CampusHoward College Campus
  • Office AddressMTB F228

Degrees Held

  • BSOWK (University of Durban Westville)

Research Interests

  • Youth sexualities
  • Gender studies
  • Women & Health issues

Teaching Interests

  • Introduction to Social Work Practice
  • Gender AIDS & Violence


  • Kasiram, M. I.; Ngcobo, N; Oliphant; E, Roestenburg, W. (2013). HIV/AIDS and Women:  African and South African perspective.  Indilinga African Journal of Indegenous Knowledge Systems: Revisiting Research Paradigm (12), 62-79.
  • Kasiram, M.I.; Ngcobo, N; Mulqueeny, D. (2013). Life Skills for Positive Living in the Face of HIV and AIDS.  Alternation Special Edition (11), 255272.
  • Raniga, T; Ngcobo, N. (2014). Economic Experiences of Single Mothers in Bhambayi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  Social Work Maatskaplike Werk 50(4) 516-528.

Community Involvement

  • Board member and treasurer UKZN Core
  • Board member Isibani Family and Child Welfare

Teaching Expertise

  • Introduction to Social Work Practice
  • Advanced Social Work Practice
  • Gender Intersectionality


  • Varaden H, (2017). “Inappropriate sexual behaviour among boy children in Child and Youth Care Centres:  Exploring the child care experiences of caregivers”