UKZN Alumnus Among the Top 30 Miss SA 2021 Finalists

Click here for isiZulu version UKZN alumnus, Ms Tshegofatso Molefe (26) aims to prove that there is more to being a pageant queen than just being beautiful. Molefe, who holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from UKZN, is from Kestell in the Free State, but currently lives in Pietermaritzburg. The Miss South Africa competition is

Three-Minute Thesis Competition!

The College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) has hosted a Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition for its PhD students. The contest will also take place later this year in UKZN’s other Colleges with all the winners and runners-up then going forward to compete for a place in a national competition. UKZN was invited by the

UKZN Academic Youngest Author in Lawsa’s History

Click here for isiZulu version PhD candidate and doctoral fellow, Mr Bonginkosi Shozi (25) is the youngest author in the 40-year history of the Law of South Africa (Lawsa) publication. While studying for his LLB which he completed at UKZN in 2017, he worked as a research assistant for the University’s Professor Yousuf A Vawda,

UKZN Students Assist Homeless Get IDs for this Year’s Municipal Elections

UKZN Law students have partnered with the Denis Hurley Centre (DHC) – an organisation that supports poor communities in central Durban – in assisting homeless people to get identity documents (IDs) in time for this year’s municipal elections on 27 October. The DHC has been involved in the campaign for the past three years and

Law Academics Publish Chapter in South Africa’s Premier Legal Encyclopedia

Click here for isiZulu version Academics in UKZN’s School of Law have once again proven to be some of the leading minds in South Africa. Professor Donrich Thaldar, Mr Bonginkosi Shozi, and Drs Marietjie Botes and Beverley Townsend have published a chapter in South Africa’s premier legal encyclopedia: Law of South Africa (LAWSA) titled Human Biological Material.

Law Professions Day Attracts Scores of Students

Law students on the Pietermaritzburg and Howard College campuses turned up in their numbers at the Law Professions Day 2020 to interact with and gain information from prospective employers. Dean and Head of School, Professor Managay Reddi said the annual event apart from exposing students to the legal profession also serves to forge important links

UKZN Law Students Pledge Commitment to Legal Career

More than 250 first-year Law students committed to serve the legal profession with integrity as students and future practioners during a recent pledge ceremony. During the ceremony they were formally inducted into the Law School, taking an oath to conduct themselves with decorum, to respect fellow students and staff and to act with integrity. Keynote

Workplace Readiness Programme Equips Students for Successful Careers

UKZN students from the School of Law and the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics were awarded certificates for completing a Workplace Readiness Programme. Sponsored by non-profit organisation IQRAA Trust South Africa and facilitated by the Young Leaders Academy (YLA), the programme is aimed at bridging the current gap that exists in the workplace between

Law Professor Receives Special Award in Russia

Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies has just returned from Moscow. He received a Special Award for his clinical legal education work in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and elsewhere in the world at the 10th nation-wide Conference of Russian Law Clinics hosted by the Law Faculty of Lomonosov, Moscow

Master of Laws Student Crowned Miss Mamelodi Sundowns Free State

Master of Laws student, Ms Tshegofatso Molefe (24) won the Miss Mamelodi Sundowns pageant in her home province, Free State. Miss Mamelodi Sundowns is one of the football club’s CSI initiatives. It aims to empower women in a male-dominated platform. ‘The journey has been a character building one. What I love most about the brand