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Making a difference: 16 students backed

The Trust has marked a real achievement in being able to assist 16 needy students this year, up from 15 last year. A favourable exchange rate has helped but thanks are due entirely to Trust donors who have continued to … Continue reading

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Chilterns ramble benefits Trust

The Chilterns walkers near Chequers The big day out in the Chilterns this Summer was a great success for all who came along. Warm, sunny weather provided excellent conditions for the event, which included the options of a long walk … Continue reading

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Trust supports more students in 2014

The appeal in the Trust’s previous newsletter for supporters to help boost dwindling funds has had an excellent response. As a result, the number of students the Trust is able to support this year has increased to 15 rather than … Continue reading

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E-mailing fails to deliver for Trust

The Trust used bulk e-mailing for its Summer 2013 newsletter in a bid to save costs, especially given the steep rise in the price of stamps. Unfortunately this was not a great success. Some 400 newsletters and forms still had … Continue reading

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Donate online with Virgin Money Giving

Anyone wanting to make donations to the Trust to help fund its bursaries for needy students can now do so online using Virgin Money Giving for charities. Simply go to www.virginmoneygiving.com, search for “University of KwaZulu-Natal UK Trust” and follow … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

The death of Nelson Mandela at the age of 95 has been felt around the world. For Trust supporters in the UK, it has been a time for reflection on the man and his legacy. Many will have joined in … Continue reading

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Praise for student funding administrator

Richard Morrison The Trustees wish to express publicly their thanks to Richard Morrison of the University’s Student Funding Centre, who is retiring after many years of service. Richard has played a key role in helping administer the Trust’s bursaries and … Continue reading

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Trust supports 12 students in 2013

Students and helpers at the UKZN Student Funding Centre The UKZN UK Trust is providing assistance to 12 needy students at the University in 2013 through its bursaries and the Margaret Thomas Scholarship – thanks to donations from alumni and … Continue reading

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Trust appeals for e-mail addresses

The UKZN UK Trust is calling on alumni in the UK please to provide their e-mail addresses if they have not already done so through the Alumnus Office. This will allow the Trust’s newsletter to be e-mailed out, saving mailing … Continue reading

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Trust supports 13 students in 2012

The UKZN UK Trust is providing assistance to 13 needy students at the University this year through its bursaries and the Margaret Thomas Scholarship – down from 14 last year. The Trustees regret that pressure on the charity’s finances in … Continue reading

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