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.
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies hosted a webinar on South Africa’s Covid-19 Response and Political Leadership.
Intern at the Africa Health Research Institute in the Public Engagement Department Ms Ayanda Mkhize graduated with a Master’s degree in Population Studies following her research into contraceptive use by women in rural KwaZulu-Natal.
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.
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.
UKZN’s youngest graduate for 2020, Ngidi was awarded her Bachelor of Social Science degree during the virtual graduation ceremony.
The concept and image of being a ‘real man’ in black African society in South Africa was examined in research for a master’s degree.
Research into the challenges and experiences of international students at UKZN resulted in Ms Kwazikwenkosi Biyela receiving her Masters in Populations Studies degree.
Masters in Population Studies graduate Ms Sindiswa Ginindza hopes the findings of her research show there is an urgent need to prioritise healthcare of the elderly in South Africa
Community Development lecturer Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) presented her research on virtual classrooms at the Africa e-Learning Conference 2020 in Johannesburg.