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 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. Cleland was also declared the best student and awarded a Professional Security Council of KZN Floating Trophy at a Law Students Awards Ceremony on 19 April.

•   Advocate Pushpa Naidu, Litigation Consultant and Employment Law expert graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree. Her study was supervised by Professor Anesh Singh and it investigated performance management at Higher Education Institutions.

•   Acting Director of Internal Audit Ms Sithembile Sibisi, and the Information and Communication Services Division’s User Support Manager, Ms Heena Jivan, were awarded Master of Commerce degrees. The UKZN Community Perception of the Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management Process was the title of Sibisi’s dissertation under the supervision of Dr Emmanuel Mutambara. Jivan’s Study, supervised by Dr Sachin Suknunan, explored: The Impact of Flexible Working Hours on Employee Performance, Motivation and Personal Life for Women at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

The leadership of CLMS congratulates the four leaders on their academic achievements which will benefit the Higher Education sector.

Words: UKZNdaba