Dr. Themba Victor Baloyi is a senior lecturer in the of Department of Social Work, in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (FHSSE). He serves in FHSSE Quality Assurance Committee. He has worked 6 years in higher education sector as lecturer. His areas of interest and specialization include community work and community development, Social development and social policy, Early childhood development Programme, quality in higher education. He has supervised student research projects in both under-graduate and graduate degree levels. Dr. Baloyi’s contribution to scholarship has been through research projects, presentations at various settings including conferences (national and international), serving as external examiner for masters research projects. His recent works include:

  • P, Makhubele J.C, Kwakwa M.M, Masilo D.T, Matlakala F.K, , Baloyi T.V, Mabasa A.L, & Rabotata N.E. South African natives’ conduct towards illegal migrants: A human rights approach. e-Bangi Journal of social science and humanities Vol. 18. No.7 (2021).
  • Rabotata N.E, Matlakala F.K, Mafa.P, Makhubele J.C, Kwakwa M.M, Masilo D.T, Baloyi T.V & Mabasa A.M, Impact of xenophobic attacks on the livelihoods of the migrants in selected provinces of South Africa. Journal of criminology and sociology. Vol 10, 254-259 (2021).
  • Mabasa A.M, Makhubele J.C, Kwakwa M.M, Masilo D.T, Matlakala F.K, Baloyi T.V, Rabotata N.E & Mafa.P. The survival interactional strategies toward sustainable livelihoods amongst the migrants in the rural areas of Limpopo Province. Technium Social Sciences journal. Vol, 24,729-739 (2021).


Links to other profiles:  ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1835-2122

Department: Department of Social Work
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: BASW (Univen), MA (SW) (UP), PHD(UL) PGDIP(UKZN)
Phone: +2715 962 8447
Email: Themba.baloyi@univen.ac.za
Office No: M03 Music Building

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