Professor Ernest Khalema and Dr Alude Mahali seen with their new book.

CCS screens documentary on Black Students’ Experiences of SA Universities

The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies recently screened the student-centred documentary film Ready or Not! Black Students’ Experiences of South African Universities. The short film offers a snapshot of structural and personal obstacles students face in university such as finances, institutional racism, feeling unwelcome, language, hunger,

Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase (centre) with staff at the King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban.

Seminar on Attitudes of Drug Resistant TB Patients Towards Smoking

A seminar on the attitudes, knowledge and beliefs of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) patients towards smoking was presented by a lecturer in Community Development in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase. The seminar took place at the King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban to provide feedback to stakeholders based on

Highlights from the Hans Hallen: Collective Architecture in Durban exhibition.

UKZN hosts Hans Hallen: Collective Architecture in Durban Exhibition

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted the Hans Hallen: Collective Architecture in Durban exhibition at the KZN Institute for Architecture. The work was curated by lecturer Dr Silvia Bodei in collaboration with Mrs Michele Jacobs of UKZN’s Architecture Archives, and masters student Ms Roanne Moodley. The exhibition showcased the work of third

Speakers at the CCS Young Civil Society event are from left: Dr Koyi Mchunu, Ms Lerato Malope, Mr Thobani Zikalala, Ms Philisiwe Mazibuko and Mr Nduduzo Majozi.

Young Civil Society at the forefront of Contemporary Politics

The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted the Young Civil Society and Contemporary Issues event recently on the Howard College campus. It was organised by Ms Eliza Solis-Maart and facilitated by Ms Lerato Malope and Mr Nduduzo Majozi who are all based at CCS on research

Mr Viloshin Govender and Dr Claudia Loggia seen with their research poster at the World Social Science Forum.

Humanities Academics present research at 2018 World Social Science Forum

Academics from the School of Built Environment and Development Studies Dr Claudia Loggia and Mr Viloshin Govender recently presented a poster and a paper titled Co-producing spatial maps for risk management and disaster response in informal settlements in South Africa, at the World Social Science Forum held in Fukuoka, Japan. The International Forum promoted multidisciplinary discussions

Careers expo for Built Environment & Development Studies students

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Participants at a Centre for Civil Society Workshop.

Community Scholar Workshop on Activism and Technology

The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) within the School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted a Community Scholar Workshop on the Howard College campus on Activism and Technology. Organised by community scholars at CCS, the event zoomed in on various technologies that civil society organisations and activists could apply in their campaigns and advocacy

From left: Mr Navan Padayachee; Ms Fathima Bibi Mula and Mr Oudish Appadoo.

UKZN Architecture Students Win at PG Bison Competition

Navan Padayachee Fathima Bibi Mula Oudish Appadoo Three third-year Architecture students, Ms Fathima Bibi Mula, Mr Navan Padayachee and Mr Oudish Appadoo, dominated in the PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative in which students across the country were tasked with devising a plan to redevelop the historic Johannesburg Gas Works building. The students formed part of