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Professor Morton Gives an Insight into the Age of Concrete Housing in Mozambique

Earlier this month (August 2017), hosted by the Durban University of Technology, Professor David Morton highlighted chapters of […]

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DUT in partnership with FFS Refiners hosted the annual KwaZulu-Natal central region Eskom Expo for future scientists on […]



The Durban University of Technology Post-Graduate Association (PGA) will be hosting a social week for all post-graduate students […]

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Thousands Attended DUT’s 3rd Annual Silent Protest

Various students from KwaZulu-Natal universities joined forces for the Durban University of Technology’s third Annual Silent Protest against […]


Gwala Returns from National SAB League

DUT football striker Thembinkosi Gwala has returned from a brilliant successful national tournament that was held in Soweto, […]

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Great Opportunities for Student Entrepreneurs

The Durban University of Technology through its Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) hosted its first entrepreneurship pitching workshop […]

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Memela and Langa are the new Mr and Miss DUT 2017/18

Sanele Memela and Zandile Langa were crowned Mr and Miss DUT 2017/18 at the annual glittering event held […]


SABC Consults DUT Audience For Contributions To Reshape Policies

Looking at reviewing the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) 2004 editorial policies is currently the reason behind the […]



The First Year Student Experience (FYSE) Games Day hosted by CELT on Friday, 11 August 2017 at the […]



The Durban University of Technology’s Directorate for Research and Post-graduate support, on Friday, 11 August 2017, held a […]

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Society urged to embrace, respect and honour women

Music, poetry, inspirational messages and sharing knowledge were some of the features of the department of Student Counselling’s […]

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DUT Gender Forum Reflects on the Strength of Women

Reflecting on the strength of women and their societal contributions were the themes the Durban University of Technology’s […]



Aligning its work with the departmental primary objectives, the Public Relations Management (PR) Department held an educative workshop […]


Thandeka Radebe Needs Your Votes to be Miss Greater Edendale Mall

When Thandeka Radebe, entered her name for the Mr and Miss Greater Edendale Mall in July 2017, little […]

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In raising awareness on the alarming epidemic of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa, the Durban University of […]


DUT SHINES AT ENACTUS 2017 National Competition

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) scooped top prizes at the annual Enactus South Africa National Competition held […]


DUT’s Soccer Star Ongeziwe Dlangisa off to China

Durban University of Technology’s football star, Ongeziwe Dlangisa has begun her count down before her departure on Sunday, […]


The New Executive Dean of the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics at DUT

Meet the recently appointed executive dean of the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics at the Durban University of […]



Ayanda Mngoma and Mduduzi Phungula were honored for their outstanding work during the 7th Annual KZN Young Achievers […]

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Excitement and anxiety are on the rise for the Mr & Miss DUT competition contestants as the clock […]

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DUT Celebrates Women’s Day

Every year, South Africa celebrates women’s day on the 9th of August. August is a month dedicated to […]



“Disability is Diversity”; this was the theme of the first campaign hosted by the Disability Rights Unit (DRU), […]

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First Decolonisation Debate Session a Success

First Decolonisation Debate Session a Success The Durban University of Technology held a pilot debate to look into […]

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An international artist and printmaker, Maria Doering shared her artistic experience with the Durban University of Technology Fine […]


DUT Midlands Students Applaud the “Missing Middle Campaign”

The Durban University of Technology Midlands students applauded and welcomed the Development and Alumni Relations’ “Fund the Missing […]

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A DUT Public Relations Management graduate, Mfundo Shozi, along with other young entrepreneurs hosted a business talk seminar […]

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Absa has donated R2 million towards helping fund students at the Durban University of Technology (DUT). The Absa […]


DUT Vice-Chancellor Urges Unity in Skills Training

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu emphasised the importance of engagements between […]

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Dorasamy Makes DUT Proud

The Durban University of Technology alumni, Mala Dorasamy, who has left an indelible mark in the corporate industry […]


Hundreds of DUT Students In Attendance At WoW Exhibition

Annually, the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT) Co-Operative Education Department invites various companies from different industries to their […]

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First Group of DUT App Winners Announced

Several Durban University of Technology (DUT) students will be receiving prizes after they successfully entered the DUT Mobile […]

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As youth unemployment trends continue to increase, the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Student Representative Council (SRC) together […]

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DUT Presents Chronicles of Jack

Chronicles of Jack, a quirky original tragi-comedy about the life of a rural student at a city University […]

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Prof Sibiya Pledges to take the Faculty of Health Sciences To The Next Level

Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of Health Sciences new executive dean, Professor Nokuthula Sibiya has committed herself to […]


Sooryamoorthy Talks About Adoption of Mobile and Internet Technologies

Durban University of Technology’s Urban Futures Centre recently hosted a seminar where Professor Radhamany Sooryamoorthy presented on his […]


Persistence pays off for local inventor

The product shows that local inventors are capable of competing with their international counterparts. RECENTLY I watched a […]

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Local women refuse to be victims

A local DUT student is now offering self-defense classes for women in Tongaat. Coach Nesha Maharaj and Krivesan […]


DUT’s Shakeel Ori Selected As Prestigious Member Of WACE Executive Committee

The Director of the Durban University’s Co-Operative Education Department, Shakeel Ori, is no stranger to receiving accolades. He […]


Internationalising Curriculums, a New Global Tool to Drive Transformation

Discussing ways in which The Durban University of Technology can internationalise the curriculum was the main topic of […]



Being an ardent lifelong learner taking interdisciplinary approaches to research and strategic marketing earned Durban University of Technology’s […]

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DUT’s Dr Taylor one of 200 Exceptional Young South Africans

Read all about the Durban University of Technology’s first recipient in the Faculty of Health Sciences of the […]


DUT’s PMB Cricket Star, Siyanqoba Ngiba

Why did you decide to be a cricketer out of all the sports you could’ve played? What made […]

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Communique 26 July 2017

Dear All Please find a communique from the office of the Registrar regarding the student protest action Communique […]

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DUT and UFS Postgrads Network at Idea Sharing Session

The Durban University of Technology’ Research office held a two-day research interaction and idea sharing engagement session at […]

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Urgent Communique regarding suspension of classes

Dear All Please find an urgent communique regarding the suspension of classes communique on suspension of classes 25 […]

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Durban-based Nirma Madhoo takes fashion into new era

Stills from Nirma Madhoo’s new-media fashion film ‘Labtayt Sulci’  Nirma Madhoo’s work explores how fashion environments are […]

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Meet DUT’s New Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences

Driven by her passion for bringing change to higher education and for making a difference in students’ lives, […]

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Syafunda Digital To Boost Maths, Science Literacy

Students are able to download maths and science e-books, video tutorials, past papers and worksheets from the Syafunda […]


DUT Nursing Department Bids Farewell to Professor Nokuthula Sibiya

The Durban University of Technology’s department of Nursing has bid farewell to its head of the department, Professor […]

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DUT Alumnus Donates Books On International Mandela Day

People in South Africa and around the world happily devoted 67 minutes of their time to help others […]

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Olayemi Bakre, a doctoral candidate at the Durban University of Technology’s Department of Public Management, has bagged two awards […]


Mnguni, A Street Art Fundi

Sphephelo Mnguni is a young, aspiring South African contemporary artist from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He recently completed his BTech […]

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Communique on Registration Matters

Dear All Please find the link to a communique from the Office of the Registrar regarding registration matters: […]



The Durban University of Technology’s third year Drama Production studies student, Ayanda Mngoma and former DUT lecturer Dr […]


DUT Students Give 67 Minutes In Recognition of Nelson Mandela

People in South Africa and around the world will devote 67 minutes of their time to helping others […]



The Durban University of Technology’s soccer team was victorious during the University staff sports tournament held at the […]


Digital Enhances Your Learning at DUT

The Durban University of Technology aims to support students’ learning through the appropriate use of technology. This is […]


Naicker Excited to Visit China To learn High-Speed Principles

For diligent Durban University of Technology staff member Ashendran Naicker, the prospect of going on an international trip […]


Dlamini’s Film Nominated for the 2017 Simon Mabhunu Sabela Awards

Durban University of Technology’s Jabu Dlamini, who made a film about the abduction of young girls into marriage […]


DUT Student Designers Win Top Three Positions at VDJ

The Durban University of Technology dominated the top three positions in the prestigious Vodacom Durban July Young Designer […]


DUT’s New Head of Department of the Committees Administration

Meet Mr Sibongiseni Michael Dlamini, a Durban University of Technology alumnus and a seasoned-committees administrator, who has now […]


Dahl’s works – alive on stage

WATERFALL resident Wendy Henstock’s creativity will “own the stage” in the latest Kickstart production, James and the Giant […]


DUT Was Proud To Host SATICA 2017

Durban University of Technology was the proud host of the prestigious 2017 SATICA competition. It was an inspiring and entertaining few […]


SATICA 2017 Reaches Out To Disadvantaged Families

The 14 institutions that participated in the SATICA annual Eisteddfod 2017 at the Durban University of Technology held […]


Are you addicted to your phone?

Having a digital detox is a growing trend worldwide as millions of people choose to switch off their […]

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SATICA Encourages Students To Graduate ‘Alive’

The second day of the SATICA Eisteddfod 2017 competition was well-received with 14 institutions participating in the event, […]


It’s No Lie. The Oxford Word Of The Year Is Post-truth

The immediacy and connectedness of Social Media provides many positive benefits although it also introduces one major casualty […]


DUT PhD Candidate Scoops IWA Award

Mr Isaac Amoah, who is a Durban University of Technology PhD candidate based at the university’s Institute for […]


SATICA Off On A Good Note

Students representing various institutions converged at the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Fred Crookes Sport Centre, yesterday,  to […]


Durban artists offer intriguing glimpses into a city in transition

Main Image: Supplied Zainab Ismail’s works speak to intricate ecosystems. Glimpses into a shifting city is the theme […]


New DUT Vehicle For Student Recruitment

A bigger and better vehicle has been acquired by the Durban University of Technology’s Department of Student Recruitment […]


Professor Hunter Discusses South Africa’s Schooling System Issues

Discussing the South African (Durban) schooling system, Professor Mark Hunter, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and […]

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Producing the right kind of student – A moral imperative

The creation of jobs for young people was as much a moral imperative as it was an economic […]


DUT Fashion Students Dominate at Young Designer Award

Durban University of Technology students dominated in the exciting fashion arena, winning the top three positions in the […]

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SA scores high ranking in digital competitiveness

South Africa ranked 47 out of 63 countries in the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking for 2017. The […]

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Media Monitoring A New Norm for 21st Century

Media Monitoring, New Norm for 21st Century Media intelligence, research and social media activism were the main focus […]

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DUT hosts successful Annual Employee Wellness Day.

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS was this year’s theme at the Annual Employee Wellness Day that took place at The […]


WIL Student Enjoys Thailand Internship

Third year Engineering Computer Systems student, S’boniso S’khumbuzo Gumede, will soon return from Thailand after completing his internship […]

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DUT Provides Learning Platform for ACE Fellows

Fellows from the American Council on Education received a warm welcome on their visit to the Durban University […]

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Siphesihle Mshibe on his thriving interior design business

Siphesihle Mshibe takes the term “bespoke” to a new level with his multi-purpose smart furniture design company, Songa, […]

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Greyville Diary

This is Vodacom Durban July week as 50,000 patrons swarm into the Indian Ocean city for the major […]


Tipster Deez Dayanand is king in the sport of kings

He doesn’t claim to be a horse whisperer and his riding skills are elementary, yet Deez Dayanand’s reputation […]



The Durban University of Technology Urban Futures Centre joined forces with the TB/HIV Care Association to reduce the […]

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ACE Fellows Visit DUT

A group of eight Fellows from the American Council on Education will be visiting the Durban University of […]

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Meet Tongaat’s new corporate communications officer

Meet Tongaat’s new corporate communications officer, Captain PZ Ngwane who was appointed to the post on Monday and […]

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The African Art Centre will present a group exhibition by Zainab Ismail, Iain Robinson and Levi Matthew Arrikum […]

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World Media Congress and DUT Formed Successful, Academic Partnership

The Durban University of Technology was proud to be the academic partner at the prestigious 69th World News […]

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End User Computing, A Success at DUT!

Fifty-three students, which included 40 teachers and 13 disabled unemployed youth, graduated with a National Certificate: End User […]

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DUT UFC to protest against punitive measures to control problematic drug use

Commemorating Youth Month and bringing awareness to the challenges facing the youth of South Africa, the Durban University […]

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DUT Selected To Participate In HAQAA Initiative

In December 2016, the Association of African Universities (AAU) sent out a call for universities across Africa to […]

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Lenovo Innovation Centre 2.0 Relaunched at DUT

Officially launched in October 2015, the Lenovo Innovation Centre was rebranded and relaunched with refreshed equipment provided by […]

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Terrence Bray to Showcase at the Vodacom Durban July

Fashion extraordinaire and former Fashion and Textiles Lecturer, Terrence Bray is one of this year’s (2017) Vodacom Durban […]

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DUT Maritime Students Jet Off To China

Six Durban University of Technology students from Department of Maritime Studies has been accepted for the Summer School […]


MACE Tackles Transformation At Universities

Looking at leadership in tough times and news skills to drive industries formed the main theme of the […]

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DUT Post-Graduate Student and Former SRC Secretary Elected USSA Vice President

DUT post-graduate student and former SRC Secretary Menzi Ngcobo has been elected as the University Sports South Africa […]

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DUT Confucius Institute Co-Hosts Gala at Kearsney College

To showcase the rich Chinese culture and to help sense the beauty of Mandarin to the students at […]


DUT Students Remember June 16 and Significance of Youth Day

The Significance of 16 June 1976 was a major turning point in South African history. The protests by […]


DUT Energy Truck creating waves

Durban University of Technology’s energyDRIVE project receives the ‘best show award’ for innovation-creativity, concept and design, after […]


DUT Students To Further Enhance Their Education In USA

Three Durban University of Technology (DUT) students will soon be jetting off to the United States of America […]

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Bridging The Gap Between Abstract And Community Engagement

Local and international researchers gathered at the Durban University of Technology Hotel School (Ritson Campus) for the opening […]


DUT Students Excel at Mandarin Competition

The 2017 South African preliminary rounds for the 16th Chinese Bridge Competition for Foreign College Students was successfully […]


Six DUT Student Designers Through to Young Designer Award

Six of the 10 DUT fashion students, Hlengiwe Mdunge, Nokwe Mazibuko, Samkelisiwe Mbatha, Siphesihle Zikhali, Katekani Moreku and […]


DUT HIV/AIDS Centre Makes Impact at the HEAIDS Conference

Immensely contributing towards addressing challenges around HIV/AIDS and youth, the Durban University of Technology HIV/AIDS Centre together with […]

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DUT Computer Genius off to USA

Durban University of Technology’s 2016 Microsoft Student Partner (MSP), Gomolemo Mohapi, will be flying on 14 July 2017 […]

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Former nurse answers the call to serve

With little support from the state, the residents of Kenneth Gardens have come to rely heavily on the […]

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Welcoming Prof Moyo as DVC of Research, Innovation and Engagement

Dear All A message from the Vice-Chancellor to welcoming the New DVC: Research, Innovation and Engagement Prof Moyo, […]


Bosworth-Smith’s Star Rises to Invited Designer Fame

Durban – After winning the Vodacom Young Designer Award in 2014, it has been a rapid rise for […]


Second Interdisciplinary Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Conference

The second Durban University of Technology (DUT) Interdisciplinary Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Conference will be held at the […]

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DUT Student Designers Weave Magic At Design Competition

Ten Fashion and Textiles student designers from the Durban University of Technology have stitched their way to the […]

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Reflecting on critical dialogue

In his speech to parliament in 1644, English poet John Milton famously declared that above all liberties, he […]

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Prof Ciulla Talks on Ethics and Leadership at Lecture

The invitation of Professor Joanne Ciulla to the Durban University of Technology (DUT) is an opportunity for DUT […]


Hospitality and Catering Management Students off to Walt Disney

A 30-year-old relationship between the Durban University of Technology’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Department and Walt Disney World […]

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First COIL Experience, A Success At DUT

The Durban University of Technology’s Department of International Education and Partnerships awarded certificates to 10 DUT students for […]


Pillay Wins Regional Doodle Art Competition

Third-year Graphic Design student, Sabastien Pillay was recently crowned regional winner of the Redbull Doodle Art International Competition, […]


DUT Family Educates KwaXimba Community on Health and Education

Working together in uplifting communities, the various faculties and departments within the Durban University of Technology, held health […]

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Education Inaccessibility For The Deaf Is A Constitutional Crisis

The deaf minority is often not admitted to Higher Education due to the various institutions’ inability to provide […]

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Dublin Professor Impressed by DUT Engineering Students Professionalism

Consulting and working together with students and staff of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Professor […]

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Universities and Civil Society Relationships Discussed At Public Lecture

Discussing contributions and relations between civil society and universities in the light of changing times was the motivation […]


Students Become Digital Through FYSE Project

Talking to the vibrant Simon Ndlovu, who is heading an exciting new initiative of the First-Year Students Experience […]

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DUT Confucius Institute Showcase Chinese Culture At International Culture Gala

The DUT Confucius Institute, together with various international organisations from countries such as America, Mexico, India, France and […]

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DUT Convocation urges Society to join hands in fighting crimes against Women and Children

The Durban University of Technology Convocation has taken a stance to join students and the entire South Africa […]

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DUT Applied Sciences student says chia seeds pack a powerful punch.

Chia seeds truly deserve the grand title of “superfood”. Chia seeds are a nutrient power house as they […]

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DUT Photography Students Feed the Hungry

Working towards eradicating hunger, three DUT photography students embarked on a charity drive to raise non-perishable goods to […]


Third Academic Literacies Symposium, a Great Success!

Sharing and analysing the impact of academic literacies research and practice on student success was one of the […]

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DUT CI attended the 2017 Joint Conference of Confucius Institutes in Africa

The Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban of China convened its Joint Conference of the Confucius Institutes in Africa. The conference […]

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Naik’s Facebook Messenger Bot helps you find your nearest Police Station

Durban University of Technology student, Pivendren Naik has created a Facebook Messenger Bot that helps people find their […]


DUT SRC urges eThekwini Municipality to fight crimes against women and Children

As violence against women continues unabated in South Africa, the Durban University of Technology Student Representative Council has […]

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Dr Rajesh Tandon to talk “University-Civil Society Relations”

The Durban University of Technology will host a public lecture by Dr Rajesh Tandon, UNESCO Co-Chair on Community-Based […]

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Urgent Notice to all staff and students

24 May 2017 The Durban University of Technology is very concerned about the recent criminal activities occurring around […]


Meet Dime Maziba, the writer of Political Poetry

Dime Maziba is an author, poet and third-year Financial Accounting student at the Durban University of Technology. In […]

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Njabulo and Nqubeko to New York

Njabulo Innocent Zungu and Nqubeko Ngema are two extremely talented Durban dancers. They attended the Durban University of […]


DUT appointed David Mohale as Director: Special Projects

The newly appointed  Director: Special Projects in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Mr David Mohale is unapologetically committed […]

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A successful DUT Open Week

The Durban University of Technology held a successful and insightful Open Week from Wednesday (17 May 2017) to […]

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Department of Food and Nutrition hosts International Students

Kira Friehage and Pia Hoffner are interning students from Munster University of Applied Sciences, in Munster Germany and […]

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DUT co-hosts SITE and Gender Round-table

The Durban University of Technology jointly co-hosted the Research in Science, Innovation, Technology and Engineering (SITE) and Gender Roundtable […]

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Day Two of DUT Open Week, Pupils had this to say:

In its second day of the week, DUT Open week has pupils so impressed that DUT is now […]

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DUT App launched

The Durban University of Technology officially launched its new mobile App during its first leg of the #DUTApp […]


DUT students awarded bursaries

THE Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) awarded bursaries to 65 students from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) at […]


Pupils say DUT is “Lit” during DUT Open week

DUT is currently hosting pupils from various high schools for its Open week. The principle of the open […]

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DUT Students held a #SayNoToSuicide campaign.

Challenging issues related to student suicide within DUT and its surrounding community, the Student Christian Association (SCA) together […]

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Thobani Nzuza’s Award Winning Play

Growing up in an informal settlement might not have been easy for playwright and DUT Alumnus, Thobani Nzuza, […]


Online classrooms – DUT moves forward

DUT continues to move forward in using digital technology to support and enhance students’ learning experience. As of […]

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DUT CI Co-HOSTS “Chinafrika”

The Confucius Institute at the Durban University of Technology recently co-hosted two Symposiums, namely, “Chinafrika” and “Referencing China […]

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A Successful DUT Autumn Graduation Season

“When it rains but doesn’t pour, it is often a sign of all the blessings heading your way,” […]

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Msomi’s Big Dreams earn him Deans Merit

Admiring the life his uncle had after graduating made DUT’s Thobani Msomi be a big dreamer and had […]



When Siyaya Mvelo left home on the 13 January 2014 with just his taxi fare, hope and a […]

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Deans Merit for IT Fanatic

Fascinated Information Technology student, Rene Chunilall had no doubt he will succeed if he registered for this course […]


DUT Professor Elected to Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, UK

The Durban University of Technology congratulates Professor Innocent Davidson of the Department of Electrical Power Engineering in the […]

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DUT Lecturers are the first students to graduate with the new PhD in Health Sciences

This autumn, Dr Mogapi Mohapi and Dr Busisiwe Nkosi are the first students to graduate with the new […]

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DUT SRC Hosted a Seminar on Business and Entrepreneurship

Focusing and encouraging entrepreneurship in students, the Durban University of Technology Student Representative Council (SRC) held a Business& […]

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DUT Graduation Ceremonies are a place of happiness

The Durban University of Technology Autumn graduation ceremonies are what most students call a “place of happiness and […]

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A Successful Green Summit in the Midlands

The hall was packed to capacity with internal and external stakeholders of the Durban University of Technology Midlands […]

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DUT lecturer Chooses Studies over Life of Crime

Ntokozo Zulu, a first-year Experience and Residence Education Programme Co-ordinator at the University’s Centre for Excellence in Learning […]


Hard Work and Passion Are Key to Achieving Academic Success

Giving credit to his beautiful wife, who has been his role model and pillar of strength during the […]

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DUT Durban Graduation Off to A Good Start

The Durban University of Technology’s Durban Graduation ceremonies began with the Faculty of the Engineering and the Built […]


Govender Perseveres through Challenges to Achieve Excellent Results

After an unfortunate accident where DUT’s Telisha Govender, had broken her wrist, causing her not to write her […]


Overcoming Temptations earns Lusanda a Deans Merit Award

Overcoming big city life temptations and rising above challenges were part of the journey for Durban University of […]


DUT CI Co-hosts Cultural Gala in PMB

The DUT Confucius Institute, together with the renowned KZN Charity organization “African Multiversity Institute for Learning and Rebirth”, […]

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Juggling Work and Studies Earns Karla Cum Laude in Fine Art

Despite facing challenges with her topic, Durban University of Technology Master’s Degree in Fine Art graduand, Karla Nixon, […]


More Females than Males Graduating at DUT this Autumn

The Durban University of Technology will host its Durban graduation ceremonies from Monday, 8 May 2017 at the […]


PGA Executive Committee Inaugurated AT DUT

The Durban University of Technology Post-Graduate Association (PGA) inaugurated its 2017 Executive Committee, members. The inauguration ceremony took […]




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Luck Takes Pooe to Thailand

When Thato Pooe left Bloemfontein to study at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in 2015, little did […]


Vice Premier of China visits DUT

In a bid to further promote the South African and Chinese people to people partnership in South Africa, Durban […]


DUT Graduation Ceremonies Go ‘Live’

The Durban University of Technology Midlands graduation ceremonies went live for the very first time this autumn. The […]


Muyeni’s dreams earn her Deans Merit

When Shuratta Muyeni a Durban University of Technology Public Relations Management graduate started focusing more on her dreams […]


Consistency earns Mabizela Cum laude and Deans Merit

A course that DUT’s Silindile Mabizela had no interest in, has proven to be the best choice she […]


DUT Alumnus and staff member wins at the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards

Alan Khan, charismatic and respected media and radio personality who is also Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at […]


Tears of Joy at the Midlands Graduation

The first ceremony of the Midlands campus’s graduation was evident that this was a time for proud parents, […]


Chamane Overcomes Anxiety In Order To Fulfil Her Dreams

For the dynamic Bongeka Chamane, having to overcome her bouts of panic attacks was her biggest challenge which […]


Madlala graduates Cum Laude and Deans Merit against all odds

Losing her father, having her brother drop out from school in order to raise funds for her to […]

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Miss DUT and Miss SA Campus is a beauty with brains! Lungile Ngcobo, Miss DUT 2016 and Miss […]


Self-discipline earns Blake Cum Laude in Civil Engineering

For half of his education career, Durban University of Technology student Blake Clintwood’s academic results were just below […]


Student Activist and Leader, Nkosinathi Phungula Graduates

Former Midlands Campus SRC Deputy President, Nkosinathi Phungula will graduate on Tuesday morning (25 April 2017) during the […]

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DUT Graduation Numbers have increased

We are excited to confirm that there is an increase in the number of graduates at Durban University […]

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Mr and Miss DUT Green Campus Initiative 2017, Sifiso Blose and Thandeka Mchunu cannot wait to spread positivity […]

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Journalism Graduate Turns Producer

Meet Qiniso Mbili, a 25-year-old Journalism graduate who refuses to be limited by anything to achieve his career […]


DUT Appoints Professor Khehla Ndlovu as DVC: People and Operations

Meet Professor Khehla Ndlovu, the new Deputy Vice Chancellor: People and Operations at the Durban University of Technology. […]

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A Refined Library for Brickfield Campus

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic, Professor Nomthandazo Gwele applauded DUT’s Library Service and the department of Fashion and […]


Midlands DUT GCI Commemorates World Water Day

Enforcing the importance of preserving water and going green, The Midlands DUT Green Campus Initiative (GCI) team attended […]


DUT GCI Pageant A Success

Cheers, whistles and excitement filled DUT’s Fred Crookes Sports Centre, last night (Thursday, 6 April 2017) during the […]

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Development and Alumni Relations Office Awards 10 Bursaries to Students

Ten academically deserving students were awarded bursaries by the development and alumni relations office on Thursday, 5 April […]


DUT Welcomes Mr Sipho Ngidi as Interim Director: Human Resource Management

Mr Sipho Cyprian Ngidi has recently been appointed as the Durban University of Technology’s interim Director for Human […]

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Isolempilo Clinic Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

Addressing emotional, psychological and social well-being issues were the main objectives of the 2017 Mental Health and Wellness […]

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DUT fashion students shine at #SAFW17

Taking a stand for Durban at the South African Fashion Week Spring/ summer 2017 Collections, in Hyde Park, […]

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First ICTAS Conference, A Great Success

Sharing the latest ideas, innovations and how to sustain all these through research was the key aim for […]


DUT Alumnus nominated for CFO Awards

Department of Energy CFO Yvonne Chetty has been nominated for the 2017 CFO Awards, following up her nomination […]


How the Internet of Things will Change Everyday Life

Have you ever forgotten whether or not you switch off your stove or iron, or closed your doors […]


DUT joins SA in Mourning Loss of Ahmed Kathrada

The Durban University of Technology joins the nation in mourning the loss of liberation stalwart, freedom fighter and […]

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DUT’s First Student Leadership Indaba a Success

Students at the Durban University of Technology are an integral part of the University and their contribution towards […]

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Helping Small Enterprises Thrive

The Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the Durban University of Technology hosted a presentation on Financial Management of […]


Invotech Hosts First Health Walk

Invotech, the innovation technology business incubator at the Durban University of Technology, hosted its first Health Walk on […]


The Universal Language of Dance

Heng Wang, who is known at the Durban University of Technology by her English and Zulu names, Doris or […]


DUT Art Graduate Immortalises Late Leader Anton Lembede

Earlier this year, Urban Lime– an innovative commercial property regeneration company that transforms and regenerates urban landscapes that […]

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DUT Inspires Young Leader to Aim High

It was the Durban University of Technology that set the foundation for what One Day Leader candidate Sakhile […]


DUT Professor Simplifies Finding the Problem Statement

Durban University of Technology’s Professor Stephen Mago has taken it upon himself to research solutions that can assist […]


Celebrations as KZN’s Own Officially Takes Over as DUT VC

It was euphoric celebrations at the Durban ICC as the Durban University of Technology commemorated the inauguration of […]


DUT Partners in Screening Movie to Inspire Girl Mathematicians

Women in Action South Africa (WIASA), in partnership with Masala Film Works and the Durban University of Technology […]


Let’s Lay a Foundation Today for our Collective Future

This evening (Saturday, 18 March 2017), the Durban University of Technology inaugurated its Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Thandwa […]

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DUT Students Congratulate Prof Mthembu on his Impending Inauguration

On 1 October 2016, the Durban University of Technology welcomed its current Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Thandwa Mthembu. […]

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Strengthening the Effectiveness of SA’s Change Agents

On Monday, 20 March 2017, the DUT based International Centre of Nonviolence (ICON), in collaboration with Arts for […]

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DUT Creatives Make the Cut for 2017 Design Indaba

Three Durban University of Technology Fashion and Textile graduates have been nominated to be part of the 2017 […]


International Team Effort To Tackle Global Energy Poverty

There are many ways to define poverty, and they differ depending on where in the world you are. […]

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DUT Graduate Lands Role on SABC1’s Ingozi

Talented and award-winning DUT Drama Studies alumnus, Wiseman Mncube, is continuing to make waves in the South African […]

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Women Encouraged to be Bold in Their Achievements

Women have been encouraged to not only be bold for change, but be the same in celebrating their […]

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Fashion Designer and UNAIDS Ambassador Visits DUT

Global fashion designer and UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador, Kenneth Cole, visited the Durban University of Technology on Tuesday, […]


Net Shopping is Booming

South African online spending was set to continue growing in strong double digits this year and next year, […]


Jewellery Design Students Continue to Fly DUT Flag

A very proud moment when the Durban University of Technology’s Jewellery Design students, who took all the awards […]


UFC Talks Drug Solutions to Stop the Harm

Looking at alternative approaches to drug use disorders was the aim behind the public lecture: Let’s talk about […]

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First Years Happy to be Part of DUT Community

First year students were told to remain humble and original during the Durban University of Technology’s 2017 First […]


DUT Bids Farewell to its Dean of Students

It was a bitter-sweet moment when colleagues at the Durban University of Technology bid farewell to the University’s […]


From e-Learning to m-Learning

Using learning as a tool to create and change habits, the Durban University of Technology based KZN e-Skills […]


Being Financial Savvy Key Is To Retirement

Keeping control of one’s finances and budgeting to live within one’s means formed an integral part of the […]


Two DUT Students Nominated for Furniture Design Competition

The work held by this student is that of Lauren Kirk. Kirk is a DUT graduate who produced […]

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DUT Confucius Institute Hosts New Year Concert

The second Chinese New Year Concert, hosted by the Confucius Institute at Durban University of Technology in partnership […]

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Urgent Notice for Students in the Pietermaritzburg Campuses Only

Good Day PMB Students Please find link to urgent communique ; Midlands Students Communique Regards DUT Communications Team

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Leandi Mulder Wins 2016 Emma Smith Art Scholarship Award

Leandi Mulder, a Fashion Design student at the Durban University of Technology’s Fashion and Textiles Department, whose collection […]

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Merging Architecture and Ubuntu to Build Communities

Harnessing the creativity of his community origins, Wandile Mthiyane, founder of Ubuntu Design Group and Andrews University Master’s […]

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Dear all Please find the link  communique 20 feb 2017.pdf to an important Communique on student housing . Regards […]


Students Encouraged to Know Their HIV Status

Last week, the HIV/AIDS Centre at the Durban University of Technology hosted the First Thing’s First Campaign which […]

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Durban Road Closures on 21 February 2017

Dear students and colleagues Durban will be hosting the 2017 Armed Forces Day on Tuesday, 21 February 2017. […]

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Important Communique on student housing

Dear all Please find the link communique 17 Feb 2017 to an important Communique on student housing . Regards […]

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Talking Solutions on Drugs

As the whoonga (nyaope) “bluetooth” drug craze continues to send shock-waves throughout South Africa, the Urban Futures Centre […]

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Business Networking and More at Invotech Business Breakfast

Sharing experiences, ideas and networking was the order of the day at the 5th Invotech Business Breakfast held […]


Back to Campus with Radio DUT

Radio DUT, the official in-house radio station of the Durban University of Technology, contributed to a vibrant start […]

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Drama Alumnus Takes Up Research Residency in Germany

Former DUT Drama and Production Studies student, Mthokozisi Zulu has jetted off to Germany where he is invited […]


DUT Welcomes International Students from Germany and France

  Developing partnerships with international universities is evident through exchange programmes that exist between the DUT’s IEP International […]

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Prof Jamila K. Adam, KZN’s Pioneering Scientist

Professor Jamila Khatoon Adam, Head of DUT’s Biomedical and Clinical Technology Department, has made a significant contribution to […]

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Important Communique regarding the academic programme

Friday 10 February 2017 Dear students and colleagues All lectures, laboratory/practical sessions, tutorials and assessments at the Durban University […]

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It’s Abu Dhabi for DUT Hospitality Management Students

Two third-year students from the Durban University’s Hospitality Management Programme are set to jet off to Abu Dhabi on Friday, 17 […]

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1st years eager to start learning

This year (2017), the Durban University of Technology welcomed just over 7000 new first year students to its […]

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Important announcement regarding the academic programme

Good Day all Please find an important and urgent announcement regarding our academic programme from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor […]

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Communique on the SRC memorandum

Good Day all Please find a message from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mthembu. This follows discussions with the SRC […]


DUT Hosts Successful Postgraduate Conference

Encouraging cross-faculty networking and reflecting on the nature of academic work and research was the aim of Durban […]

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Salary Agreement Reached at DUT

The three labour unions at the Durban University of Technology (NEHAWU, NTEU and TENUSA) have reached an agreement […]


DUT’s EMS Personnel Help Free Men from Danger

Yesterday (Wednesday, 1 February 2017), three rescue personnel the Durban University of Technology’s Emergency Medical Care and Rescue […]

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Welcoming DUT’s New Blood

Twenty-two (22) newly appointed staff members were officially welcomed to the Durban University of Technology by means of […]

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Lending Businesses a Helping Hand

InvoTech, the business incubator at the Durban University of Technology, hosted its fourth Business Breakfast on Monday, 23 […]

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UPDATE from DUT SRC on NSFAS Funding and Other Issues Concerning DUT Students

NSFAS Funding Issues · NSFAS New Applicants DUT SRC has received a list from NSFAS detailing new applicants […]


Celebrating the Traditional Chinese Year of the Rooster

To celebrate the Chinese traditional Lunar Year of the Rooster, the Chinese Consulate General in Durban held the […]

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Can You Be a Peer Educator?

Are you a young, energetic and driven student currently studying at the Durban University of Technology? If the […]


Google helps Keep New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals

Google will now help users keep their New Year’s fitness resolutions through an update on the Calendar app.  […]

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PGA Prepares for 2nd Annual Research Conference

The Post-Graduate Association at the Durban University of Technology is gearing up for its second annual Interdisciplinary Research, […]

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DUT SRC Update Regarding NSFAS

Dear students DUT has received the first list of students that will be funded by the National Student Financial […]

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DUT Registrations off to a Smooth Start

Thousands of students will be reporting for registrations at the Durban University of Technology this January; some joining […]


RadioDUT is Looking for You!

Do you love radio? Do you have the voice for radio? Do you ever imagine scores of people […]

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Important Notice on 2017 Student Funding Matters: “Missing Middle”

Dear Students Please take note that the government will pay the fee increase capped at 8% for all […]

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Rewarding Excellence

The Durban University of Technology is gearing to host its 2017 Staff Awards during which staff members who […]


The Hierarchy of Clicks

The internet is beginning to reflect more and more the social hierarchy of society. You will always find […]

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Professor Harris Takes Peacebuilding to Uganda

Expanding and spreading the spirit of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, DUT’s Professor Geoffrey Harris conducted tools for conflict […]

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Best Paper Award for DUT Professor and Student

The 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA) 2016 took place in Birmingham, United Kingdom, […]


CCPE Issues e-Learning Certificates

DUT’s Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE), with the aid of  Centre for Excellence in Learning and […]


Roya Takes Peace Building to India

A Durban University of Technology Peace Building student within the Department of Public Management and Economics recently attended […]

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NSFAS Announcement: January 2017

Dear DUT applicant The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has extended their window period for DUT applications. […]

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Important Student Communique

Good Day Students Please find important communique from the Registrar’s office dated 13 December 2016 via this link; Student Communique -13 […]


DUT energyDRIVE: Promoting Alternative Energy and Awareness

In a bid to help mitigate South Africa’s power shortage crisis through knowledge, the Durban University of Technology, […]


Celebrating Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Research

The Durban University of Technology recently hosted its Annual Research and Innovation Awards Programme (ARIAP) at the Hilton Durban Hotel in […]


Promoting HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Understanding in the Workplace

In a bid to promote understanding and fight fear with regards to HIV/AIDS in the workplace as well […]

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Annual Research Awardees 2016

The DUT Annual Research Awards, which was organised by the DUT Directorate for Research and Postgraduate Support,  was […]

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Marking the Third Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Death

Today (5 December 2017) marks the third anniversary of the death of South African freedom icon and former […]


Durban’s Port Development Should Be ‘Right’ And ‘Smart’

Engaging with new ideas and an innovative vision for what Durban as a port city could be like […]

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With just a few months after being named DUT’s Mr Green Campus Initiative (GCI), Brian Ndimande is one […]

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Trump Presidency Is Deconstructed

The historic win of the recent American elections by the Republicans’ nominee for president, Donald Trump, has become […]



The Durban University of Technology won two MACE Awards at the annual Marketing, Advancement, Communication in Education Conference […]


Critical Dialogue and Strategic Initiatives Dominated Talks at Symposium

Providing a platform to critically assess and share reflective insights on learning, teaching and assessment, formed part of […]

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Boosting Staff Morale and Promoting Healthy Living

For ten weeks, staff members at the Durban University of Technology sweated it out during the grueling Summer Shape-Up […]


Facilitating Positive Relations Between DUT and MUAS

The Durban University of Technology’s International Education and Partnerships (IEP) Directorate recently hosted a presentation about the Munich […]

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Keeping Female Pupils and Students in School

Pupils of Bhekuximba High School, KwaZulu-Natal, chanted songs of gratitude when students from the Midlands Centre of the […]


Celebratory Tea for Fathima Shaik

The Durban University of Technology’s International Education and Partnerships Directorate recently hosted a Celebratory Tea to honour this […]


Promoting Excellence in Accountancy

The Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA), in partnership with the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics at the Durban […]


Faculty of Applied Sciences Shines Spotlight on Research

The future looks bright for research within the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Durban University of Technology.  […]

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DUT and Invotech collaborate in Biogas Project

The Durban University of Technology in partnership with the Innovation Technology Business Incubator (Invotech) as well as the […]

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Life after Idols for DUT’s Sanele Mkhize

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has its very own talented singer Sanele Mkhize who is a second-year […]

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DUT Student Group Lends Helping Hand to Fellow Students

A group of Public Relations students from DUT have started an organisation aimed at funding financially disadvantaged students […]


The Best Places to View the Supermoon

Did you know that on November 14, the moon will be the closest to Earth since 1948? Basically […]

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DUT CI Tea Art Team Wow Fuzhou Audience

In late October, the Chinese National Collegiate Competition for Tea Art 2016 which was held in Fuzhou, China, […]

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Abe Bailey Scholarship for DUT’s Fathima

Fathima Bibi Shaik, a DUT Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Emergency Healthcare (BHSc: EMC) graduate is set […]

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Hauwei Scholarship for Noluthando

Noluthando Ndlovu, third year Information Technology (IT) student, is headed for China this month (November 2016) for the Telecom Seeds […]

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Sanitary Pad Drive to Help Needy Women

Driven by their passion to make a difference and contribute to the lives of their fellow students as […]


DUT SASCO & Student Governance Launch Student Funding Drive

In a bid to raise funds for under privileged students who cannot afford tertiary fees, the South African […]

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Prof Van Der Merwe Talks ‘Free Access’ To DUT Books

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Library together with the E-Learning Project hosted an exciting talk by Professor […]


Strengthening Sweden-SA Water & Wastewater Research Linkages

The Durban University of Technology’s Institute for Water and Waste Water Technology hosted the National Research Foundation (NRF) Swedish […]


Promoting Positive Exchanges Between SA and China

The Confucius Institute at the Durban University of Technology, in collaboration with Suncoast Cine Complex, celebrated the 3rd […]


Investigating the Artistic Exploration of the Nude Figure

NSFW [Not Suitable for Work] a solo exhibition by Dane Stops opens at the Durban University of Technology Art […]

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Frederikse Tackles Non-Racialism Meaning in The Modern Society

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted film producer, journalist and author, Julie Frederikse, who presented her talk […]

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Nursing Students Give Back To The Community

Nursing undergraduate students from the Midlands Campus took an active stance in showing their communities that they care […]


DUT Student Comes Third in SABS Essay Competition

Making DUT proud with her writing skill is Masters Degree in Management Sciences (HR) student, Patience Mutsvairigwa, who has […]

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DUT Faculty of Health Sciences Hosts Health Wellness Day

The Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of Health Sciences together, with the eThekwini District Department of Health and […]

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SRC statement publication

SRC statement on the university fee increment for 2017. Refer to link SRC 2016-17 Fee Increase Statement

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Instant Mash Wins Food Product Launch at DUT

The Department of Biotechnology and Food Technology at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted its annual food […]

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South Africa’s bill of rights and the constitution were the main themes highlighted at the public lecture delivered […]

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Film producer, journalist and author, Julie Frederikse, will present her talk on Non-racialism in South African history: in […]

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Skills Development is Essential in Maritime Industry

The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Faculty of Applied Sciences together with the DUT Maritime Studies Department hosted […]

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A Rainbow Bridge to the East

Giving more insight into the cultural heritage of China was the aim of the Rainbow Bridge to the […]


Ideal Platform to Launch Emerging Researchers

The opening of Durban University of Technology’s first inter-disciplinary Research and Postgraduate Conference 2016 was well received, as […]

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The Durban University of Technology (DUT) together with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), Pax College, University of […]


Professor Thandwa Mthembu’s Introductory Message to DUT

Thursday, 06 October 2016 To the University community Even though I have been here for only three days, […]


Maccramé Technique Earns Thornton Most Technical Range Award

For third-year Fashion and Textiles student Jessie-Gray Thornton, it took lots of wrong knotting techniques, many hours of dedication and […]

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Most Innovative Range Award for Mtolo

Twenty-two year old Yanela Mtolo always knew that she wanted to do something that was inspired by the Transkei or […]

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Xhosa Tradition Inspires DUT’s Best Range on Show

Choosing the 2016 DUT Fashion Show’s Best Range on Show winner proved to be a difficult task for […]

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Wednesday 5 October 2016 To all students and staff DUT Durban and Midlands Centre Dear students and colleagues […]

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Dr Volmink’s Farewell Message

4 October 2016 Dear colleagues and students It has been a great honour for me to serve as […]

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Tuesday 4 October 2016 To all students and staff DUT Durban & Midlands Centre Dear students and colleagues […]


DUT Welcomes its New VC, Prof Thandwa Mthembu

Professor Thandwa Mthembu, the new Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Durban University of Technology, resumes his duties today. […]

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Monday 3 October 2016 To all students and staff DUT Durban & Midlands Centre Dear students and colleagues […]

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Monday, 3 October 2016 To all students and staff DUT Durban and Midlands Centre Dear students and colleagues UPDATE […]

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“Lost Artform” Earns Janine Special Recognition Award

  On Friday night (30 September), the Durban University’s Fashion and Textiles Department held its annual Fashion Show […]

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Majubana’s Animé-Samurai Inspiration Earns Him an Award

On Friday night (30 September), the Durban University’s Fashion and Textiles Department held its annual Fashion Show 2016 […]

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Sustainability Earns Leandi Most Commercial Range on Show

On Friday night (30 September) last week, the Durban University’s Fashion and Textiles Department held its annual Fashion […]


DUT Welcomes its New VC, Prof Thandwa Mthembu

Professor Thandwa Mthembu, the new Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Durban University of Technology, resumes his duties today. […]

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Academic Activities Resume Tomorrow (3 Oct 2016) at DUT

Sunday, 2 October 2016  To all students and staff DUT Durban and Midlands Centres  Dear students and colleagues […]


Bidding Farewell to ‘a Man of Honour’

The Durban University of Technology yesterday bid farewell to its interim Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr John Volmink, who […]

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Celebrating African Culture and Heritage

Ululations, drums and music echoed through the DUT Fred Crookes Sports Centre, Steve Biko Campus, as students celebrated […]

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Honouring the Late Steve Bantu Biko

The Father of the Black Consciousness Movement was once more celebrated in this year’s Steve Biko Lecture that […]


Intense, Futuristic Garments for “After Earth”

Ribbon sandals, carrara marbles, sea glass, felts, wool, sequins and digital prints were just some of the awe-inspiring […]

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VC Communique 28 September 2016

Good Day All Please find urgent communique from the Vice Chancellor’s office dated 28 September 2016 via this […]

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False reports on DUT Shutdown next week

Dear staff and students Reports that the Durban University of Technology will be closed next week “as a […]

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Urgent Communique from Vice Chancellor’s Office, 27 September

Good Day All Please find urgent communique from the Vice Chancellor’s office dated 27 September 2016 via this […]

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DUT Fashion Show Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Fashion and Textiles Department at DUT will hold its annual Fashion Show to be held from Wednesday, […]

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Urgent Communique from Vice Chancellor’s Office

Good Day All Please find urgent communique from the Vice Chancellor’s office dated 26 September 2016 via this […]

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VC communique dated 26 September 2016

Good Day All Please find important communique from the Vice Chancellor dated 26 September 2016 via this link; 26 […]

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Communique from Vice Chancellor- 25 September 2016

Dear All Please find important communique from the Vice Chancellor via this link 25 sept vc communique   Regards DUT […]

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The Contributions of R.V Selope Thema to SA

The DUT Directorate for Research and Postgraduate Support recently hosted a Public Lecture by Professor Ntongela Masilela where […]

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DUT Gender Forum Hosts Spring Fun Walk

The Gender Forum at the Durban University of Technology, hosted yet another successful Spring Fun Walk recently at […]

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VC Communique – Tuesday 20 September 2016

Dear All Please find link to communique from the VC .Communique from the VC 20 September 2016. Regards […]


DHET Statement on 2017 University Fees

Dear All   Please click on the link for the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Statement on […]

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Council communique on fees

Dear All  Please click link for council communique on fees for 2017 Council Communique on fees .   Regards DUT […]


DigiFest a Success Despite Bad Weather

Overcast weather conditions could not spoil the fun for those who were attending the third annual DUT Digifest […]

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DUT’s Siboniso Sips High Tea with First Lady

The Tobeka Madiba Zuma Foundation, founded by Thobeka Madiba-Zuma, First Lady of South Africa, recently hosted a Spring […]


Talking DigiFest with Dr Rene Smith

The DUT Arts and Design DigiFest celebrated its 3rd anniversary this year (2016), DUT Communications’ Noxolo Memela had […]

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Celebrating the Life and Times of Steve Biko

In celebrating the life and times of the late Stephen Bantu Biko, the father of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM); the Durban […]


Cum Laude for Cultural Enthusiast Tiema Muindi

A Master of Journalism student at the Durban University of Technology graduated cum laude after completing research which investigated the […]


ICTAS 2017: Submit your Papers

The Information Communication Technology and Society Conference (ICTAS2017) will be held on March 9 and 10, 2017 at […]


Sharing Knowledge at Blackboard World 2016

Technical solutions can be both elegant and groovy. This is the message DUT took to the 2016 Blackboard […]


All Set for the Applied Sciences’ Lecture Series

The Faculty of Applied Sciences at DUT will hold its Dean’s Lecture Series to be delivered by Professor […]



DUT, in conjunction with the Safety and Environment Campus Association of South Africa (SHECASA), hosted a conference which […]


Talking Social Innovations

Dream, design and innovate: The pathway to a better living was the theme for the inaugural Talkfest which […]

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Sharon Wilson Award for DUT’s Manjoo

This week, DUT hosted an annual luncheon to celebrate the awarding of the 27th Sharon Wilson Award for the […]

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Showcasing Innovative Young Minds

It was inventions galore as usual at the recent 2016 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists that was held […]


Honoring a Literary Giant Through Excellence

The 4th annual DUT Writing Centre Competition Awards were held yesterday (Wednesday, 7 September 2016) where competition contestants […]


Talking Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Faculty of Arts and Design at the Durban University of Technology invites you to the Talkfest; a newly event which aims […]

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A Superb French Act at the Courtyard Theatre

Returning to Durban to inject theatre and circus audiences with another dose of their fantastic contemporary circus show, […]


Prestigious Scholarship for DUT Cum Laude Recipient

Sphelele Ngubane, a DUT cum laude recipient and alumnus, is headed for the United Kingdom where he will […]

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Important DUT Council statement

Good Day Staff and Students Please see important communique from council via the link below. Council statement 3 […]


Third Annual DUT DigiFest Kicks Off This Week

The Durban University of Technology’s third annual DigiFest is set for 9 and 10 September 2016, during which […]


Diploma and Cum Laude Despite Financial Constraints

Nosihle Ngcobo will kick-start the month of September in prime fashion as she graduated cum laude and will […]


Travis’ Sweet Victory Despite Difficult Obstacles

When life throws you lemons, make lemonade. That is exactly what Travis Bedeck did during his journey towards successfully […]


Cum Laude After Third Time Lucky for Luke

After trying to study two degrees and not succeeding, Luke Cotterell proved to be lucky the third time […]


More PhD Graduates for DUT Peacebuilding

Four more Peace Building Programme students from the Durban University of Technology graduated today (Thursday, 1 September 2016), during the […]

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SA Needs Intellectual Capacity, Dr Serobe Tells Graduates

This afternoon, the Durban University of Technology conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Management Sciences to women empowerment luminary, Dr Gloria […]

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Master’s Degrees for DUT Post Graduate Association Presidents

Despite their busy schedules and managing between their careers and studies, both presidents of the Post Graduate Association at the […]


Graduates Must Make Strides in the Working World

Cheers of ululation, dancing and a bit of gloating marked the first session of the DUT Graduation Ceremonies […]


Cum Laude for Bongani Despite Dire Challenges

Having had amazing role models and a strong faith in God were the inspirations behind Bongani Qwabe forging ahead and […]


Using Local Plants to Fight the TB Scourge

“With the rapid increase in infections in sub-Saharan Africa and the high cost and limited access to synthetically […]


Delivering 3G Access and Security Through Research

A DUT PhD student has graduated from research which could deliver wireless broadband services to millions of people […]


Spring Graduation 2016 by Numbers

A total of 1010 students will graduate at the Durban University of Technology’s Spring Graduation Ceremonies taking place […]

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Silent Marchers Shine Spotlight on Sexual Violence

“Stop the war on women’s bodies!” echoed throughout the packed Fred Crooks Sports Centre on the DUT Steve […]

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Focused Leadership and Commitment Needed For Transformation

Since the dawn of democracy, South Africa still does not have an agreed on definition or targets with […]

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Exploring Complexity in Higher Education

Universities are devilishly complex spaces and there must be a conversation as to how to design them for […]


Women in Leadership Vastly Lacking

Women in leadership took centre stage during day one of the inaugural Courageous Leadership Conference organised and hosted […]

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Dissecting the Concept of Courageous Leadership

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to translate fear by acting in pursuit of […]


Exploring Our Next World Through Fashion

The Fashion and Textiles Department at DUT will hold its annual Fashion Show to be held from Wednesday, 28 September […]

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First Year Experience One-Stop Shop

To equip first-year students with necessary knowledge and skills to allow them to successfully adapt and make the transition from high […]

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DUT VC Throws Weight Behind Silent Protest March

DUT’s Interim Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr John Volmink, has expressed his full support for the Silent Protest March […]

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This Gene Called Education

I received an invite from the sedate Ela Gandhi to the Phoenix Settlement Trust Centre in Inanda, Durban. […]


Empowering Gendered Researchers 

Visiting Professor Phil E. Okeke-Ihejirika, Professor and Acting Chair at the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, University […]

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Sky’s the Limit for Journalism Students

Professor Aashish Kumar, the charismatic international academic and documentary filmmaker, who is also a second-time Fulbright awardee, has […]


DUT Gender Forum Celebrates Women

The DUT Gender Forum hosted a Women’s Day event to celebrate women on Friday last week, 12 August […]


Helping the “Missing Middle”

The Development and Alumni Relations office at DUT, in partnership with students from the University’s Department of Public […]


Building Skills and Confidence Amongst Female Researchers

Efforts to build skills and confidence amongst female Master’s/Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers was the aim of the Science […]

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nGap Lecturers are the Future at Universities

Having new and innovative ways to promote teaching and learning at tertiary institutions is the aim of the […]

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Digital ladies imaginatively helping ICT students

Some of my Social Media followers will know that I get very excited easily. This comes on the […]

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8th annual Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture

The DUT Journalism and the Gandhi Development Trust will hold the 8th annual Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture to […]


A Helpful Hand to DUT Students

Thirty DUT students have secured themselves Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Skills output […]


Young Women Are the Future of South Africa

Following the launch of the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) Young Women’s Desk (YWD) in Bloemfontein in […]

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DUT Staff Soccer Team Wins at Home Ground

The Durban University of Technology’s soccer team was victorious during the soccer and netball tournament recently held at […]

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Heartfelt Condolences on the Passing of Charles Zulu

The Durban University of Technology was sad to learn about the passing of one of its talented graduates, […]


DUT Welcomes International Students

Excited international students from Germany and France were officially welcomed to DUT for a term of study from […]

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UFC Plays Important Role at AIDS Conference

As the 21st International AIDS Conference wrapped off with calls for more global funding, the search for a cure continues […]

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Unity Urged in Fighting HIV/AIDS in Higher Education

Ahead of the 21st International AIDS Conference, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, together with the four KZN universities […]


Reading Really Does Broaden the Mind

Reading fiction has often been claimed to broaden the mind. Now scientists have found that enjoying a novel […]


Talking Green Energy for Rural Areas

Despite load shedding being halted in South Africa, this year (2016) due to additional generation plant grids, South […]

GCI 2016


The Durban University of Technology’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) proved to be victorious again at the 5th Annual […]


DUT hosts international guests from J&J

The Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted a guest lecture which was […]


Talking HIV/AIDS Within the Green Economy and Development

This year (2016), the annual DUT Journal of Green Economy and Development (JGDE) Conference launched its Panel Session […]


Ten Commandments of Publishing in Top Tier Journals

The DUT Journal of Green Economy and Development (JGDE) Conference kicked off on Wednesday (13 July 2016) this […]


DUT Staffer’s Acting Debut In Local Soapie

Jabu Dlamini; DUT staffer, Master’s student, film director and now actress, made her first appearance on popular local […]

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High Hopes for DUT Netball Team 

This week, the DUT Netball Team competed in the University Sport South Africa (USSA) National Netball Tournament where […]