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.
Mr Seluleko Ngcobo was awarded his Masters in Population Studies cum laude. His research investigated early childbearing from the perspectives of young mothers and fathers in Durban, many of whom are still studying.
Populations Studies Lecturer Mr Mohammed Vawda was one of the comedians who took to the stage at East Coast Radio’s Kings & Queens of Comedy at the Durban ICC recently.
Community Development Lecturer Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) presented her research on virtual classrooms at an Information Communications Technology (ICT) Conference in Vienna, Austria.
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.
The School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) recently hosted a workshop on setting up a virtual classroom, led by Community Development lecturer Dr Zifikile Phindile Shangase.
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).
Three UKZN academics contributed chapters to and edited a book titled Crisis, Identity and Migration in Post-Colonial Southern Africa.
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,
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