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Disability and Online Learning at UKZN – an Overview by Jessica Freedman

It is sometimes difficult to know what support is available for students with a disability/disabilities and how they can access the help on offer. UKZN’s Disability Support Unit (DSU) assists a vast number of students with a range of disabilities, including visual and hearing impairments, epilepsy and arthritis, among other health issues. Since the outbreak…

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Online Workshop on Time Management and Study Strategies during Lockdown

Academic Development Officer (ADO) in the School of Management, IT and Governance, Mr Simangaliso Bayabonga Zulu facilitated an online educational workshop on time management and study strategies. Organised in collaboration with the College of Law and Management Studies’ Student Support Services, the goal of the workshop was to equip student participants with a guide to…

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Loneliness in the time of COVID-19

One of the issues that struck me during the lockdown was the human experience of loneliness.  Even before this pandemic hit us, loneliness was such a common human experience that we could even call it a 21st-century epidemic.  As human beings we share a fundamental similarity despite differences in language and culture.  We all yearn…

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Weathering the storm: Gender-Based Violence

Are you wondering what Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is? Well! GBV is an umbrella term for any harmful act that is perpetrated against a person’s (women or girl, man or boy) will and that is based on socially ascribed (i.e. gender) differences between males and females.It includes acts that inflict physical, sexual or mental harm or…

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You call it talking and we call it talk therapy

Is it talking or therapy? So many times we hear people say how less heavy they feel after talking or even after they lash out. It’s the same feeling people usually refer to after they have had a good cry. Of cause we have also heard others ask the question, how will talking about it…

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The impact of self-isolation on psychological wellbeing

The coronavirus The coronavirus (CONVID 19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The virus spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. The…

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