Ms Nompumelele Nzimande

Humanities Academic to serve on Census 2021 National Advisory Committee

Academic in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies Ms Nompumelele Nzimande will serve as the Chair of the Census 2021 National Advisory Committee (NAC). ‘I am a member of the SA Statistics Council, which is responsible for the production and use of official statistics in the country. I chair the council’s Population and

Mr Ubaidullah Fazel Ellahi.

Humanities Student SA Ambassador at World Youth Forum

Student Mr Ubaidullah Fazel Ellahi of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies was selected as South Africa’s ambassador at the World Youth Forum – a model Arab Africa summit held annually in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. The forum engages youth globally in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives

The World Planning Day virtual event.

UKZN hosts World Planning Day virtual event

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies within the College of Humanities hosted a World Planning Day virtual event under the theme The Paradox of Planning Implementation across the Globe. This was a pre-congress event for the 56th International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Virtual World Planning Congress on the Post-Oil City. The

Professor Pranitha Maharaj.

Book by UKZN Academic on Health and Care for the Elderly in Africa

UKZN academic Professor Pranitha Maharaj launched her book titled: Health and Care in Old Age in Africa at a virtual event. Maharaj is the DST/NRF South African Chair in Economic Development in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies. She not only edited the book but also co-authored several chapters with colleagues in Africa.

Professor Hangwelani Magidimisha-Chipungu.

UKZN Boasts SARChI Chair in Inclusive Cities

Lecturer in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Professor Hangwelani Magidimisha-Chipungu (35), has become the first SARChI Chair in Inclusive Cities in South Africa.

Dr Mthokozisi Ntuli and his daughter, Nonhlakanipho.

Father and Daughter Graduate Together

Father and daughter Dr Mthokozisi Ntuli and Nonhlakanipho received their degrees together at UKZN’s virtual graduation ceremony – dad a PhD in Higher Education and daughter a Bachelor of Social Science in Housing.

Ms Nompumelelo Doyisa

‘Blesser-Blessee’ Relationships Focus of Masters Research

The attitudes of students towards ‘blesser-blessee’ relationships, the reasons why people engage in these relationships and the opportunities and constraints for changing such relationships, were subjects of research for a master’s degree.