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  • Excellence Lauded and Rewarded at Architecture Awards

    11 Dec, 2017

    The Architecture discipline within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) held their annual awards ceremony on the Howard College campus.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Architecture Students paint Mural at UKZN

    04 Dec, 2017

    First year Architecture students from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (SOBEDS) recently painted a new mural on the entrance wall of their studios on Level 7 in Denis Shepstone building, Howard College.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Centre for Civil Society Hosts Activist Training Day

    04 Dec, 2017

    The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently held a training day for activists. It focused on Social Media and Activism, Democracy and the Right to Protest.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • UKZN hosts Town Planning students from the University of Botswana

    23 Nov, 2017

    The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently hosted eight Town Planning students from the University of Botswana for an interactive learning session and workshop.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Architecture Students win at PG Bison Competition

    09 Nov, 2017

    Architecture students Mr Lwazi Ncanana, Mr Nhlanzeko Mbatha and Mr Camrin Plaatjes were all Top Ten finalists in the prestigious PG Bison 1.618 competition. Plaatjes won Third Place and a R10 000 cash prize. All finalists also received a R2000 cash prize.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Humanities Alumnus wins prestigious Architecture Award

    09 Nov, 2017

    UKZN Alumnus Mr Rod Choromanksi recently scooped the coveted ‘Best new building in Africa’ award, during the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards, for his design of the uMkhumbane Cultural and Heritage Museum in Cato Manor, Durban.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Centre for Civil Society hosts Great African Thinkers Series

    02 Nov, 2017

    The first seminar in the Great African Thinker series was hosted by UKZN’s Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS).

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Student Chosen for Corporate Consultancy Firm's Elite Programme

    21 Sep, 2017

    A Masters student in Population Studies in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Mr Jonathan Brady, was one of 20 successful applicants out of a total of 1000 nationally selected for international consultancy corporation BAIN & Company's Strategy Unlocked Programme.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • UKZN Students Attend Norwegian Summer Research School

    16 Aug, 2017

    Three PhD students from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently attended the Summer Research School hosted by the University of Bergen in Norway.

    Melissa Mungroo mungroo@ukzn.ac.za

  • Architecture students participate in iMphendulo Workshop

    15 Jun, 2017

    Masters students in Architecture participated in the iMphendulo Workshop at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) which culminated in a presentation of their design work at the KZN Institute of Architecture (KZNIA).

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Architecture Students treated to Mural Art demo by renowned KZN street artist

    08 Jun, 2017

    First year architecture students were recently treated to a presentation on mural art, followed by a live demonstration by renowned KZN street artist Mr Gifford ‘Giffy’ Duminy.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Architecture and Childhood Development Discussed at Seminar

    01 Jun, 2017

    Architecture and Childhood Development: Towards Establishing Architectural Design Guidelines for the Built Environment Designed for Children in South Africa, was the topic of a seminar by Architecture lecturer Ms Magda Cloete. The seminar was hosted by the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS).

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Student Wins First Prize in Corobrik Architectural Awards

    25 May, 2017

    UKZN Architecture student Mr Jean-Pierre Desvaux de Marigny has won the R50 000 first prize in the Corobrik Architectural Awards competition.

    Melissa Mungroo

  • UKZN Academic co-authors book on The Other Side of Freedom

    11 May, 2017

    UKZN Academic Dr Hope Magidimisha has co-authored a new book titled: The Other Side of Freedom: Stories of Hope and Loss in the South African Liberation Struggle 1950-1994 .

    Melissa Mungroo

  • Academics Launch Book on Philanthropy in SA

    05 May, 2017

    UKZN Academics Dr Shauna Mottiar and Dr Mvuselelo Ngcoya launched their book: Philanthropy in South Africa: Horizontality, Ubuntu and Social Justice, at Ikes Books and Collectables.

    Melissa Mungroo

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