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UKZN GSB&L Hosts Successful Virtual Postgraduate Orientation



UKZN GSB&L Hosts Successful Virtual Postgraduate Orientation

UKZN GSB&L Hosts Successful Virtual Postgraduate Orientation. The Graduate School of Business and Leadership Studies (GSB&L) recently conducted a successful virtual orientation for postgraduate students enrolled for the academic year 2023. Led by Dr. Nomkhosi Luthuli, the orientation aimed to acquaint students with university services and facilitate a smooth transition into their postgraduate studies.

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Keynote Address by Professor Jobo Dubihlela

Professor Dubihlela, Head of Masters and Postgraduate programmes, highlighted the increasing demand for leadership skills, particularly in technocratic areas. He emphasized the importance of business acumen and innovation, outlining the GSB&L’s commitment to equipping students with the necessary skills to tackle complex challenges.

Support and Information Sharinz

Mr. Dhashen Naicker, Operations Manager at GSB&L, provided vital information on administrative support, academic calendar dates, assessment procedures, and postgraduate programme guidelines. Additionally, students received insights into library services, information technology, and student support services.

Inspiring Journey Shared by Dr. Nishani Harinarain

Dr. Harinarain, a second-year MBA student, shared her transformative experience and the valuable skills gained during her first year. She emphasized the significance of teamwork and diverse perspectives in the MBA program, inspiring fellow students with her journey.


The orientation received positive feedback from students eagerly anticipating their academic journey at GSB&L. With a focus on holistic support, academic excellence, and fostering innovative thinking, GSB&L is poised to empower students for success in their postgraduate studies and beyond.

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