Author Archives: Roger Smith

Students tell of hopes and aspirations

The 12 young people being helped by the Trust in 2018 have provided moving accounts of their circumstances in pursuing their university studies. The debt they owe to Trust donors and supporters is clear. Here is just a sample of … Continue reading

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Trust News Winter 2018-19

The Winter 2018-19 issue of the UKZN UK Trust’s newsletter, Trust News, was posted out to alumni and supporters in the UK recently. Please contact us if you did not receive the newsletter. We would also be grateful if you … Continue reading

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Trust gives help to 12 needy students

The Trust is providing assistance for 12 needy students in 2018, geared to new circumstances following an expansion of state aid for students. In the past, the Trust’s bursaries met some or all of the cost of tuition fees for … Continue reading

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Trust bids to comply with new data protection laws

The Government has made clear that there is no exemption for small charities such as the Trust when it comes to compliance with new data protection laws. This has placed an onerous regulatory burden on these bodies and the unpaid … Continue reading

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Trust News Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of the UKZN UK Trust’s newsletter, Trust News, was emailed in July to alumni and supporters in the UK and posted to those for whom we do not have email addresses. Please contact us if you … Continue reading

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Trust News Winter 2017-18

The Winter 2017-18 issue of the UKZN UK Trust’s newsletter, Trust News, was posted out to alumni and supporters in the UK recently. Please contact us if you did not receive the newsletter. We would also be grateful if you … Continue reading

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Student’s story of hardship underlines need to back Trust

Trust bursary recipient Sinenhlanhla Khumalo struggles with poverty and with studying in English – but with hard work she has been able to pass her exams. In thanking the Trust for its financial help, she has provided an illuminating account … Continue reading

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Trust News Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of the UKZN UK Trust’s newsletter, Trust News, was emailed in July to alumni and supporters in the UK and posted to those for whom we do not have email addresses. Please contact us if you … Continue reading

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Fresh appeal as fewer students are helped

The number of students the Trust is able to help has fallen again this year – down to 11 now from 14 last year. It underlines the need for Trust donors and supporters to give as generously as they can. … Continue reading

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Trust News Winter 2016-17

The Winter 2016-17 issue of the UKZN UK Trust’s newsletter, Trust News, was posted out in November to alumni and supporters in the UK. Those opting for email communication may download the newsletter using the link below. Please contact us … Continue reading

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