UNITY URGED IN FIGHTING HIV/AIDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Ahead of the 21st International AIDS Conference, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, together with the four KZN universities (DUT, UKZN, MUT and UniZulu) and the eThekwini Municipality, launched the Higher Education on Friday, 15 July 2016.
The structure’s focus is higher education and its aim is to fight the spread of HIV/Aids in higher education in eThekwini region.
Excited international students from Germany and France were officially welcomed to DUT for a term of study from this month (July).
The study term of the 31 Management Science and Engineering students ends on September (2016). The academic exchange programme was initiated and driven by DUT’s Directorate: International Education and Partnerships (IEP).
Reading fiction has often been claimed to broaden the mind. Now scientists have found that enjoying a novel really does help us to understand other people’s points of view, a study suggests.
It seems the age-old tradition of story-telling has an important role in helping us to develop empathy. Keith Oatley, Professor Emeritus at Toronto University in Canada, has conducted experiments on the effects of reading fiction.