Break from Professional Soccer Pays off for Masters Graduate

Former Lamontville Golden Arrows midfielder and LLB graduate Mr Njabulo Lucky Sithole graduated with his Masters of Commerce in Maritime Studies. The soccer star who traded his football career for one in Law, is exploring his love for maritime studies and the ocean economy in his job at Bidfreight Port Operations (Bidvest). ‘When I was

Law Qualification for UKZN RMS Officer

‘I pursued this qualification due to my desire to develop my investigative skills as I have been in this field for the past 15 plus years, 13 of which were within the Intelligence Unit of the South African Police Service before joining UKZN in 2017.’ So said Mr Thula Clement Sibisi who graduated with a

Courageous Spirit Earns Graduate Law Degree

Despite challenging personal circumstances, Mr Sifiso Magubane of Mosley Park in Pinetown received his Bachelor of Laws degree. Between his mother’s death, going through a divorce, financial strain, failing a semester and juggling the roles of being a father, a “mother”, a student and a breadwinner, Magubane almost didn’t complete his studies. ‘It was a

LLM Research Puts NHI Legalities Under the Microscope

Medical doctor and Masters in Medical Law graduate Dr Manake Mokone is educating himself on the legalities of the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) to better serve his patients. ‘I have been a general practitioner in Gauteng’s Sebokeng (zone 14) township for the past 30 years. My interaction with mainly African patients revealed that they

UKZN Academics Present at International Cyber Security Conference in Portugal

UKZN academics postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Law, Dr Trishana Ramluckan, and senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Dr Brett van Niekerk contributed to five papers presented at the European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security hosted by the University of Coimbra in Portugal. The papers were collaborative

Law Students Attend PTA High Court Case

Five postgraduate Law students attended a constitutional case in the Pretoria High Court that related to health law. These students are all doing research as part of an inter-disciplinary consortium under the auspices of UKZN’s African Health Flagship. The law component of the consortium is headed by, Dr Donrich Thaldar, an academic in the Law

Top Five Law and Management Studies Students Recognised

Five students from the College of Law and Management Studies, Mr Thavashalin Pillay, Mr Imraan Akoo, Ms Shanice Naicker, Ms Dayantha Subrayadu and Ms Layla Shah received the Malegapuru W Makgoba Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to the five top undergraduates proceeding from first- to second-year in each of UKZN’s four Colleges. Pillay, a Bachelor

Rick Turner Scholarship for Resilient Darlynn

Recipient of the Rick Turner Scholarship, Ms Darlynn Mabunda grew up in a child-headed household and relied on partial bursary funding and the generosity of a donor to cover her living expenses at university. ‘I had to look after my little brother and cousin from the age of 12 because our guardians lived in another

Scholarship Fuels Law Students’ Ambitions

For Law students, Mr Ethan Chetty, Rifqah Abdool Majid and Ms Regina Ticharwa, receiving a Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is the motivation they needed to pursue their dreams. Last year, Chetty was one of 15 of the world’s most promising students in Politics, Law and Commerce to be selected to take part in the Summer Programme

Giving Up was Never an Option for Emma Smith Scholarship Recipient

Master of Laws student, Ms Zinhle Koza, is the proud recipient of the Emma Smith Scholarship which will enable her to study abroad. Koza, who received her LLB with 14 distinctions, said that she faced many financial challenges during her studies, but was determined not to let this hinder her progress. ‘I am one of