LLM cum laude graduate, Ms Kirstin Hagglund.

Law Student Graduates Cum Laude

Durbanite, Ms Kirstin Hagglund, graduated with a Master of Laws degree cum laude at UKZN’s Spring Graduation ceremonies. Hagglund’s dissertation was a comparative study which looked at the laws of Germany and America. She said that in South African criminal law, intention will extend to those consequences which are foreseen by the accused as a result of engaging in

Dr Michelle Hatch with her partner, Jonathan; son, Brandon; and daughter, Lara.

Research Recommends Policy Interventions to Address Childcare Gender Imbalance

Who is responsible for childcare in South Africa, what are the indirect economic costs of childcare and what are the non-economic costs and benefits of childcare? These are the questions that PhD graduate and UKZN’s economics lecturer Dr Michelle Hatch sought to answer through her study titled: An Economic Study of Childcare in South Africa

Ms Nokukhanya Biyela graduates with a Master’s degree at the UKZN Spring Graduation ceremonies.

Thesis Explores Virginity Testing as Women Empowerment

Ms Nokukhanya Biyela’s Master’s thesis in Child Care and Protection explored virginity testing as a tool for women empowerment. UThukela District Municipality’s Maiden Bursary Scheme (MBS) for girls and/or young women who are virgins motivated Biyela to conduct her research. The 16 female students awarded the bursary had to remain virgins while in receipt of

Mr Lee Swales.

UKZN Academic Runner-up in National Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Law academic Mr Lee Swales’ PhD research earned him second place in the national three-minute thesis competition held at the University of the Free State. The Postgraduate Research Competition, based on a concept founded by the University of Queensland in Australia, requires participants to deliver their thesis in a concise presentation using only one slide

Participants at the Democratic Republic of Congo Democracy Street Law Workshop.

UKZN Street Law Plus Programme

The Street Law Plus programme, under the auspices of the UKZN Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS), conducted a democracy education workshop for refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to enable them to educate voters for the forthcoming elections in that country. The two-day workshop was conducted by the volunteer KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Street Law

Former MEC for Finance and Education in KwaZulu-Natal, Ms Ina Cronje graduated with a Master of Laws degree.

Master of Laws Degree for Former KZN MEC

Former MEC for Finance and Education in KwaZulu-Natal, Ms Ina Cronje, was awarded a Master of Laws degree for a dissertation titled: The Constitutional Obligations and Authority of Provincial Organs of State in South Africa to Protect the Environment Through Reasonable Legislative Measures. She worked under the supervision of environmental law expert and UKZN academic

LLM graduates who earned their degrees cum laude, clockwise: Ms Karabo Hiine, Ms Aidean Ross, Ms Siddharthiya Pillay and Ms Claire Gillespie.

Congratulations to LLM Cum Laude Graduates

Ms Claire Gillespie and Ms Karabo Hiine graduated with a Master of Laws degree under the supervision of Law lecturer Ms Clydenia Stevens. Gillespie’s dissertation was titled: Whose chicken? A discussion of the Anti-Dumping Agreement with a particular focus on the Southern African Development Community- European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (SADC-EU EPA). While Special and

Member of the Metro Police Mr Nzuzo Khuzwayo surrounded by his family after graduating with an LLB degree. From left, his wife Ms Sphumelele Khuzwayo, his mother Ms Pellegia Phungula and his sister Ms Thandiwe Khuzwayo.

Rule of Law Vital for Safety and Security – LLB Graduate

As a mentor and training instructor for eThekwini Metro Police officers, LLB graduate Mr Nzuzo Khuzwayo always emphasises the important role the rule of law plays in ensuring and promoting safety and security. Khuzwayo says being part of law enforcement for more than a decade has given him insight into the importance of police considering legal implications when

PhD graduate Dr Asheelia Behari researched about Labour Laws for working mothers.

PhD Graduate Investigates Making Labour Laws Family Friendly

The fact that maintaining a healthy balance between work and parenting is a challenge for many working parents, led to PhD graduate Dr Asheelia Behari researching how labour laws and policies must become more family-friendly. For her study titled: The Reconciliation of Work and Care – A Comparative Analysis of South African Labour Laws Aimed

Four UKZN Professional Services’ staff members excel in their studies. Clockwise, Ms Sithembile Sibisi, Ms Heena Jivan, Dr Kathy Cleland with Deputy Chief Justice Ray Zondo, and Advocate Pushpa Naidu.

Four Professional Services’ Female Leaders Graduate

Evidence that UKZN female leaders take professional and personal development seriously was highlighted when four staff members graduated during the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) Graduation ceremonies. They were: •   The Director of Professional Services in CLMS, Dr Kathy Cleland, was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Justice with distinction.