Architecture lecturer, Ms Bridget Horner, has positioned chalkboards in strategic locations across the Howard College campus in a bid to understand students’ comprehension of the spaces that they occupy on campus. The project, which forms part of Horner’s PhD research titled: Students knowings of food, accommodation and transport spaces in the Higher education environment, is
Zimbabwean born Dr Vimbai Chibango recently graduated with her PhD in Development Studies focusing on the involvement of male partners in the prevention of transmission of HIV from mother-to-child. The main aim of the study was to shed insight into the role of male partners in programmes tackling HIV mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in the Gokwe
Three students from the College of Humanities, Ms Lerato Sokhulu, Ms Cleopatra Mabaso and Ms Ayanda Tshazi, were recently awarded the Talent Equity and Excellence Acceleration Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to students intending to pursue an academic career at UKZN. This prestigious award, derived from the University’s own funds, enables UKZN to identify potential top
UKZN Architecture lecturers, Mrs Bridget Horner and Mr Juan Solis-Arias, together with 12 alumni, have contributed to a book titled: 10+ years 100 Projects – Architecture in a Democratic South Africa. Published by Bell-Roberts and edited and convened by retired University of Pretoria’s Professor Ora Joubert, the book documents the most meritorious final-year design dissertations from
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently hosted a workshop for PhD students who are in the process of writing their proposals. The workshop aimed to assist students with their proposal development by providing them with the necessary insights that are required for their write up. Students also presented their study to
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS), housed within the College of Humanities, recently welcomed three industrious community scholars as part of the Centre’s effort to encourage communities to make a difference in society and uphold activism. The students are Mr Mzamowenkosi Zondi, Ms Nisha Naidoo, and Ms Philisiwe Mazibuko. They form part of the CCS
UKZN staffer, Mr Lindani Maphumulo (front row, extreme right), with Humanities students at the workshop The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) in partnership with the College of Humanities Student Support Services and the Career Development Office, held a Career Development and Employment Skills Workshop for Humanities students on the Howard College campus.
Dr Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu, one of the 200 Young South Africans recognised by the Mail & Guardian. Town Planning senior lecturer in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Dr Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu, has made it to the 2018 Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans list. The list is published in a special
The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) at UKZN’s School of Built Environment and Development Studies recently hosted Professor Siphamandla Zondi, Political Sciences Department Head and Institute for Strategic and Political Affairs acting Head at the University of Pretoria. Zondi’s work is focused on African Political thought and agency, radical global south agency and international relations.
Masters in Architecture students Mr Vahin Parmananda and Mr Mthokozisi Sibisi have won the prestigious 14th Annual Saint-Gobain Multicomfort house student contest held in Dubai.