Professor Sihawukele Ngubane with his book, Building Capacity for Sustainable Academic and Non-Fiction Authorship in Africa.

Arts academic launches new book

African Languages lecturer Professor Sihawukele Ngubane is the editor of Building Capacity for Sustainable Academic and Non-Fiction Authorship in Africa, published by the Uganda Textbook-Academic and Non-Fiction Authors Association.

Professor Bernhard Kytzler (seated) seen with UKZN colleagues and friends during his farewell tea

School of Arts bids farewell to German Academic

The School of Arts recently bid farewell to one of its longstanding academics in Foreign Languages, Professor Bernhard Kytzler, who will turn 90 in August. After working at UKZN for 27 years, Kytzler will now return to his home in Germany.

From left: Mr Niq Mhlongo, Mrs Shantha Maharaj, Ms Darniel Small, Dr Patricia Opondo, Professor Nobuhle Hlongwa, Mr Mbuso Khoza, Dr Saleem Badat, Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize, Professor Nogwaja Zulu and Ms Xoliswa Zulu.

Humanities Academics spearhead research projects through the Mellon Foundation

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Humanities Professor Nhlanhla Mkhize and academics Professors Ernest Khalema, Maheshvari Naidu, Nobuhle Hlongwa and Nogwaja Zulu recently met with Dr Saleem Badat of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation to discuss their research projects that were made possible through funding from the Foundation.

Award winners from the School of Arts.

Excellence lauded at School of Arts Awards

The School of Arts in the College of Humanities recently held its excellence awards at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM). Students and staff were lauded for their excellent performance in various categories. This is an annual event in the School, which is linked to the University’s REACHT values. Acting Dean and Head

Lecturer Mrs Muhle Sibisi - the recipient of the Young Linguist Award.

Lecturer wins Young Linguist Award

Linguistics lecturer Mrs Muhle Sibisi won the Young Linguist Award at the prestigious 20th annual International Congress of Linguists which took place for the first time since its inauguration in 1928 on African soil The congress, held at the Cape Town ICC, was attended by esteemed linguists from around the globe. ‘Such an award is

Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase, a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Student becomes Youth Ambassador for UN Population Fund

Third year Media and Cultural Studies student Ms Nkosingiphile Ntshangase has been chosen as a Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). ‘Being a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) member means I will be able to participate in forums and processes that seek to improve the situation of young people and establish an improved