Prof Zethu Nkosi, currently the Acting Executive Dean of the College of Human Sciences at UNISA.My qualifications are as follows
PhD : UKZN
MA : UKZN
BCUR : UNISA
Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery: King Edward V111 Hospital.I joined Unisa on the 2nd of February 2011 as an Associate Professor , was promoted to Full Professor ship in 2014. I was seconded to the Deanery in 2018 as the Head of Teaching and Learner support and Deputy Executive Dean in 2021
Prof Zethu Nkosi, is currently the Executive Dean of the College of Human Sciences at UNISA. She obtained her PhD degree from UKZN in 2010 and later joined UNISA as an Associate Professor in February 2011. Her teaching experience started in the United Arab Emirates as a lecturer in the School of Nursing, later taking the role of a Coordinator of Nursing Management at UKZN . She was inaugurated to Full Professorship in 2014 and has not stopped to reach for the skies. She has supervised more than 50 students to completion, i.e. 21 Doctoral students and 35 MA students from South Africa , Ethiopia, Zimbabwe , Botswana , Rwanda and Uganda. Her international exposure includes presenting in more than 25 countries globally, being an exchange lecturer in Hochschule Bremen ( Germany) and the Joanna Briggs Institute in Adelaide (Australia).
Prof Nkosi is passionate about student support and mentorship. She initiated three projects which has yielded positive results.
Student Retention Unit (SRU) which is responsible for retention of students to reduce the dropout rates
HONOURS GYOT responsible for mentoring honours students to success
CHS Disability Unit which focuses on inclusivity.
Prof Nkosi is the member of World Health Organisation Collaboration Centre, ICN AFRO working group and is a board Member for HSRC.
I am passionate about mentorship and learner support. I have supervised to completion more that 15 Doctoral students and 30 MA students. I am a Board member for the HSRC and also serve under the WHOCC for the Afro region.