College of Humanities

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The School of Social Sciences (International and Public Affairs Cluster) in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung South Africa hosted a public dialogue entitled, “South African Political Parties Face the World in an Election Year: A Foreign Policy Panel Discussion” at the Garden Court Marine Parade Hotel in Durban.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Humanities Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize and academics Professors Ernest Khalema, Maheshvari Naidu, Nobuhle Hlongwa and Nogwaja Zulu recently met with Dr Saleem Badat of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation to discuss their research projects that were made possible through funding from the Foundation.
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The School of Built Environment and Development Studies in partnership with the residents of Quarry Road West (QRW) informal settlement and the Urban Futures Centre at the Durban University of Technology hosted a photovoice exhibition showcasing photographs taken by residents as part of a broader Narratives of Home and Neighbourhood: Reimagining Urban Planning Project.
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College of Humanities staff member Ms Ntokozo Mthembu was thrilled to graduate with her Postgraduate Diploma in Management. She completed the diploma to further her career and gain management skills.
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Dr Tioti Timon graduated with a PhD in Theology and Development. His thesis examined the ways in which climate change is affecting the people, indigenous culture, and environment of Kiribati, in the South Pacific and the role that the church and the Tangintebu Theological College is playing to equip church leadership to respond to these challenges. The study also assessed the extent to which environmental and ecological issues are integrated into the overall theological curriculum.
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Mr William Chisa graduated with a Masters in Theology for his research on the issue of abortion within the African faith landscape that was supervised by Dr Wilhelm Meyer.
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Mr Sindisiwe Sithole, a research coordinator in the Gender, Religion and Health project in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, graduated with his Masters in Theology.
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Twenty-three year old Mr Ntobeko Dlamini graduated with his Masters in Theology for his study on the lived experiences of queer clergy in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA).
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Dr Olateju Ajanaku was awarded a PhD in Information Studies for her study on Knowledge Management Capability in Nursing Care Performance in selected Teaching Hospitals in South West Nigeria.
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Dr Protas Madlala, an anti-apartheid activist who fought for vulnerable people who faced forced removals, was capped Doctor of Social Science (honoris causa). He expressed his deep gratitude to the University for recognising his many years of service to his fellow South Africans.
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Ms Nokuthula Duma graduated with an Honours degree in Education. Her dissertation investigated environmental awareness in relation to waste reduction. ‘In light of massive environmental degradation and global warming, waste disposal is still a serious issue in our country. People are not aware nor do they take it seriously,’ said Duma.
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Ms Marilyn Jordon, Mr Thanduxolo Rubela, Mr Thembinkosi Nene, Mr Siyabonga Magoso and Mr Joey Mshengu proved that hard work, commitment and dedication pay off when they graduated with their Master’s in Education. Dr Jaqueline Naidoo supervised their research.
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Operations Manager in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Dr Phumelele Zakwe, graduated with her PhD in Business Administration.
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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.
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Hard work and dedication enabled intern Psychologist at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Ms Nicolette Carboni to receive her Masters in Education summa cum laude.
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Staff member in the School of Education Dr Pinkie Mthembu graduated with her PhD in Education for a study on The District Leadership Role in Supporting
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Dr Themba Mkhize graduated with his PhD in Education for his research titled, Resource Mobilisation for the Sustainability of Schools within Rural
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It was a happy and memorable occasion for mother and daughter Mrs Renita and Ms Arthi Maharaj who graduated with a Masters and Bachelor of Education degree, respectively.
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Mrs Ifeoma Deca-Anyanwu recently graduated with her Masters in Education from UKZN for research that analysed selected written reflections and project reports of Service-Learning (SL) projects in a Biological Sciences for Educators module.
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Dr Maxwell Jnr Opoku graduated with a PhD in Science Education. His thesis explored environmental ethics (value and care for nature – plants, animals, lands, waterbodies) from the cultural perspectives of the Akans of Ghana and the Zulus of South Africa. It also investigated how the culturally-specific environmental ethics of these groups could be taught in the senior high school Biology/Life Sciences curriculum, in the respective countries.
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Twenty-two-year-old twins Anele and Wanele Ngcobo of Inanda, who graduated with their Postgraduate Certificates in Education describe this as their most significant academic achievement.
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