Ms Nonkululeko Dlamini.

Masters study shines the spotlight on home-schooling

Ms Nonkululeko Dlamini, who graduated with a Masters degree in Population Studies examined the history of home-schooling in South Africa, its advantages and disadvantages, the reasons why parents choose to home-school their children, the impact of home-schooling, and curriculum options.

Architecture lecturer Mr Lawrence Ogunsanya, front row extreme left, with Architecture design competition winners Ms Katelyn Gopaul, Mr Kreolin Naicker and finalist Mr Liam Pio Esau.

Architecture Students Scoop Awards in Design Competition

Third-year architecture students Ms Katelyn Gopaul and Mr Kreolin Naicker recently scooped first and second place at the inaugural D’Urban Rise Inner City School Architectural Competition, winning R10 000 and R5 000 respectively at the Durban ICC.

UKZN staff and other delegates at the Town Planning conference.

UKZN celebrates World Town Planning Day

A World Town Planning day commemoration conference was presented by UKZN’s School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) and the South African Planning Institute (SAPI KZN).

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