Highlights from the Chalkboards on Campus project.

Chalkboards as Participatory Research Tool

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

Talent Equity & Excellence Acceleration Scholarship for Humanities Students

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 Contributes to Book on Architecture in a Democratic South Africa

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

PhD students attend a proposal writing workshop.

Humanities PhD students engage in proposal writing workshop

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

Community scholars Ms Nisha Naidoo, Ms Philisiwe Mazibuko and Mr Mzamowenkosi Zondi.

Centre for Civil Society Welcomes Community Scholars

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

Preparing Students for the Job Market

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.

UKZN Staffer Makes Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans Edition

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

‘Hearing Africa Speak Again’

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.