- 2015: Ph. D Cultural & Media Studies (UKZN)
- 2012: MA Cultural & Medial Studies (summa cum laude) (UKZN)
- 2010: PG Dip Public Relations (NUST)
- 2006: BA (Hons) English & Communication (MidSU)
Culture, development and health communication
- Ntokozo F Ndlela (PhD, 2016) -Agency and (em) power (ment) for Young Women in the context of HIV/AIDS in the Zazi Know your strength campaign.
- Petronella Mugoni (PhD, 2017) – (Re)positioning communication for enhanced multi drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment adherence in KwaZulu-Natal: Towards an integrated model
- Oluwatolafunke Fasakin (M.Soc.Sc, 2016) – Parent-Adolescent Communication on Risky Sexual Behaviour: Facilitators and Barriers in KwaZulu-Natal, South
- Shumba, K & Lubombo, M. (2017). Cultural Competence: a framework for promoting voluntary medical male circumcision among VaRemba Communities in Zimbabwe. African Journal for AIDS Research DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085906.2017.1337040
- Lubombo, M. (2011). “Stakeholders and their impact on community development. The case of OneVoive South Africa Schools Programme”. In Tomaselli, K and Chasi, C. (Eds). Development and Public Health Communication. Cape Town: Pearson Education South Africa.
- Lubombo, M. (2012). Theorising participation: Appropriating Stakeholder Theory in participatory communication for social change interventions in South Africa. Saarbrucken, Deutschland: LAP Lambert.
- Lubombo, M., Dyll-Mycklebust, L and Tomaselli, K. (2012) “‘Out from the margins’: mainstreaming participation of PLHA into social change communication for HIV prevention”. In Wasserman, J. and Reddy, S. (Eds). Surveying student research in the humanities: Postgraduate Conference Proceedings. Durban. UKZN College of Humanities.
- Public perceptions and (mis)conceptions of an indigenous HIV prevention intervention for girls in KwaZulu-Natal.
- A culture- centered approach to social change communication for HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards an Ubuntu framework.
- Sawubona, beware! Meanings and communicative functions of HIV disclosure among South African people living with HIV.