Bachelor of Commerce graduate Ms Nadia Bana obtained her degree cum laude.

Love for Commerce Earns Graduate a Cum Laude Pass

Choosing to pursue a commerce degree was a no-brainer for Ms Nadia Bana.  The Westville resident who hails from a family with a strong commerce background, obtained a cum laude pass in Bachelor of Commerce at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Bana’s family have been in the retail sector for many years. Her father and siblings completed degrees

UKZN’s Top 10 Student Researcher Graduates with PhD

Doctoral graduate Dr Adebayo Kutu’s academic journey has been studded with outstanding academic achievements. Kutu’s awards include being named among the Top 10 student researchers at UKZN for 2016 indicating he has performed consistently with his research papers published over the past few years in journals recognised and accredited by the Department of Higher Education

PhD graduate and UKZN lecturer, Dr Patricia Shewell surrounded by her family.

Learning is for Life, says PhD Graduate

A firmly held belief that learning is a life-long process is what motivates PhD graduate and Management Accounting lecturer Dr Patricia Shewell. Shewell, who obtains her doctorate from UKZN exactly 40 years after finishing matric, said pursuing a PhD was an important learning experience for an academic. ‘I felt I needed a new career challenge and doing

Ms Taruna Chetty graduated with a Masters degree in Economics.

Masters Degree for Health Economics Researcher

Raised by parents who are both academics at UKZN, Ms Taruna Chetty who graduated with a Masters degree in Commerce (Economics) attributes her success to them, her family and friends. She said her mom, Professor Marnormoney Pillay of the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences in the Infectious Diseases Cluster, had been a great supporter. ‘She has

Mr Kerwin Marais (left) and Ms Yadika Dhaniram graduated cum laude for their Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree.

Future Looks Bright for BCom Accounting Cum Laude Graduates

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) cum laude graduates Ms Yadika Dhaniram and Mr Kerwin Marais are excited about being chartered accountants. For Dhaniram her career path has always been clear and this qualification is her first step. ‘This qualification enabled me to pursue my Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting this year in order to fulfil my goal of becoming

Guest speaker Mr Faisal Mkhize, Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, addressing Commerce graduates.

Local Banking Executive Motivates Commerce Graduates

UKZN alumnus and Managing Principal of Absa Group in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Faisal Mkhize, delivered an inspirational address to commerce graduates in one of UKZN Graduation ceremonies. In his opening remarks Mkhize reminded the graduates of the remarkable example set by the late statesman Dr Nelson Mandela on ethical, selfless and visionary leadership and encouraged them

Mr Ahmed Ally graduated with a distinction for his Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting.

Top Honours for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Graduate

It was a double celebration for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) graduate Mr Ahmed Ally as not only did he graduate with distinction but was also ranked third in South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)’s Initial test of competence (ITC). Passing the ITC, a requirement for graduates aiming to become chartered accountants with special honours, is just

Master of Commerce in Economics graduate and scholarship recipient, Mr Doctor Sangweni with his mom, Ms Basho Sangweni.

Growing the Next Generation of Academics a Priority for Masters Graduate

UKZN’s Talent Excellence and Equity Scholarship recipient, Master of Commerce in Economics graduate Mr Doctor Sangweni, is excited about his future in academia. The scholarship is awarded to 10 students annually to pursue a master’s degree and do research in the field of economics. ‘Recently there has been growing concern regarding the increasing public debt/GDP

Summa cum laude Bachelor of Commerce graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim.

CA Hopefuls Graduate Top of Their Class

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) summa cum laude graduates Mr Arjun Nandlal and Ms Suwayfa Abdul Karrim consider the honour of being top of their class as just fruits for all the hard work they put into their studies. Nandlal, who received the Malegapuru William Makgoba Scholarship awarded to the five top-ranked undergraduates proceeding from first-year to second-year

Ms Serena Gobindlall being awarded a BCom Accounting degree cum laude.

Cum Laude Graduate on the Path Towards Becoming a Chartered Accountant

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting cum laude graduate Ms Serena Gobindlall is on the path to becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA). Gobindlall says she got a taste of what lies ahead in the career when she received an award in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Students Awards ceremony, an annual awards ceremony held in