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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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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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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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Girls’ ‘wizard’ show grips SA House guests

The Durban Girls’ College Choir and Orchestra circumvented Harry Potter mania on London’s Trafalgar Square to stage a well-received concert at South Africa House in aid of the University of KwaZulu-Natal UK Trust. About 100 people attended the event on … Continue reading

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Full house for girls’ concert

The South Africa House concert by the Durban Girls’ College Choir in aid of the UKZN UK Trust is now fully booked, with 100 people expected to attend. The Trustees are delighted by the excellent response to the event, which … Continue reading

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Success for ‘Trust Artists’ exhibition

Admiring ceramics at the Private View The London art exhibition in aid of the UKZN UK Trust had a glittering launch when its Private View was attended by around 80 alumni and Trust supporters. They gathered at the Milton Gallery … Continue reading

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