SATN CONFERENCE LOOKS INTO THE FUTURE

The International Conference hosted by the South African Technology Network (SATN) in partnership with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) ended on a high note with the focus of the last day of the conference being on, “The 4th Industrial Revolution and Sustainable Futures”. The three-day conference started on Tuesday, 11 September and concluded on Thursday, 13 September 2018 at Elangeni Hotel in Durban. The overall theme of the conference was “4th Industrial Revolution: Role of Universities”. Read More

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Plant trees, they can only make our lives better – Natural Sciences Faculty staff

On 7 September 2018 the beautiful walls of Hall 7 in the Faculty of Natural Sciences had some additions of posters depicting environmental messages. All these pictures were driving two messages: the amount of damage that humans are inflicting upon nature, and those parts of nature that are still ‘healthy’ enough to save mankind. The chief organiser of the event, Dr Devandren Nadasan of Nature Conservation department, indicated that the main reason for hosting the event was to remind students[…]

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MUT and neighbouring school Comtech talk brotherly love as the University donates guitars to the school

MUT and Umlazi Comtech are cut from the same cloth. So it is natural that they would share ideas and resources, said Comtech Principal, Nkosinathi Shandu as he thanked MUT for donating two guitars to the school’s music band. Umlazi Comtech is one of MUT’s neighbouring schools. Mr Shandu highlighted the importance of a good relationship between the University and their school. Read More

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M-Tech graduates dream big!

Continuing with one’s studies is an opportunity that should not be taken for granted but one should have the passion and drive to strive through it. Two graduates from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology were awarded with their Magister Technologiae in Engineering, namely: Mr Nhlanhla Nyembe, Chemical Engineering and Mr Emmanuel Oluwafemi Ogunniyi, Electrical Engineering. Read More

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CPUT hosts annual UNESCO Engineering Week

CPUT hosts the DST-UNESCO Engineering Week on Bellville campus from 17 to 20 September 2018. Prof Mellet Moll, Acting Dean: Faculty of Engineering, explained that the annual Engineering Week is sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and is done in collaboration with a host university. “It is a great honour for CPUT to host the event this year,” said Moll.[…]

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VUT football star sets sail to Australia

On 20 August an announcement was made that Refiloe Jane, aka Fifi, a VUT Sport Management alumnus and Banyana Banyana player, had signed a contract with the Australian club, Canberra United. She had been on trial with the Australian giants and, after an impressive display of her footballing skills, coach Heather Garriock made her decision. The coach said that she and another team mate, Rhonda Mulaudzi have been impressive. Read More

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