Film and media studies lecturer in the School of Arts Mr Mzwandile Makhanya has been nominated for a 2019 Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela Film and Television Award in the Best Student Film category.
Masters student in Fine Arts at the Centre for Visual Art (CVA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus Ms Ingrid Adams showcased her first solo exhibition: Beyond at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban.
Fine Arts PhD student at the Centre for Visual Art (CVA) on the Pietermaritzburg campus Ms May Okafor has received the 2019 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award from the African Critical Inquiry Programme.
Professor Deevia Bhana co-edited the July 2019 issue of the Sex Education journal, a special issue focusing on sex, sexuality and education in South Africa.
Two academics at the School of Education Dr Cedric Mpungose and Dr Zanele Ndlovu have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to attend Denver University in Colorado in the United States next year.
Senior lecturer in Sociology Dr Kathryn Pillay has been awarded a C2 Rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF).
UKZN Jazz student and bassist, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi is attending the Louis Armstrong Summer Camp in New Orleans, courtesy of T Musicman through the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Youth Development Program, GELEZA KLEVA AND LEARN.
The School of Education, in partnership with the Community Development Association (CDA), a student-run community outreach organisation, hosted the 18th annual Masakhane Youth Leadership Course (MYLC) for Grade 11 learners from predominantly disadvantaged schools in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
UKZN’s youngest Dean, Professor Thabo Msibi continues to be a newsmaker who keeps the University’s flag flying high following the news that he has become the first black South African scholar in Education to be awarded a prestigious P-Rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF).
UKZN alumni Ms Danielle Wallace and Ms Xia Narain are vying for the title of Miss South Africa 2019, who will be crowned on Women’s Day on August 9.