Project Description

Majola Sanele Aurelius

South African foreign policy and security culture

Majola has a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Political Science and Community Development, and an honours dDegree in International Relations from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is currently registered for a Master of Social Sciences degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Majola was born and raised in Umlazi Township, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He served as the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard Campus) HIV/AIDS Support Unit peer educator, where he participated in all events that were implemented to curb the scourge of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections, and other illnesses. Some of the projects that have been conducted include, Medical Male Circumcision, Right to Protect, Candlelight, Gender-Based Violence, and an Abstinence and Pregnancy Awareness campaign, among others. Having participated as a peer educator and a Chair-Person of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard Campus) HIV/AIDS Support Unit on a voluntary basis has strengthened his commitment to promoting accountable governance and ensuring social justice, through the promotion of equality for all racial and ethnic groupings in all the programmes conducted within the Unit, with a particular focus on the rights of vulnerable groups. Majola was a tutor at the College of Humanities during his studies and was granted a certificate of merit for outstanding performance in international relations.

Host Organisation: Community Law and Rural Development Centre, University of KwaZulu-Natal