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Name: Joyce Hlungwani
Location: C Ring 621 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 3729


About Ms. Joyce Hlungwani

Joyce Hlungwani is a Lecturer at the Department of Social Work and Community Development. She teaches in both the social work and community development programs and serves a coordinator for community development and leadership internship3 program. Modules taught include introduction to generalist social work practice, generalist practice with groups and community development and leadership. She obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree and a master’s degree (in Social Work) from the University of Johannesburg. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Johannesburg.

Her research interests lie in the areas of Youth transitions, women care-leavers and resilience. She supervises post-graduate students who research in the mentioned research areas. She serves as postgraduate external examiner for other universities and has peer-reviewed for local and international Journals.  She is a member of the steering committee for the International Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care (INTRAC) and is a member of the African Network of Care-leaving Researchers (ANCR). Joyce practiced as a Social Worker at the Department of Social Development and SANCA before joining UJ in 2019.

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