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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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CCPE Issues e-Learning Certificates


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

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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DUT’S MR GREEN A FINALIST FOR KZN’s TOP MODEL


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 […]

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DOUBLE WIN FOR DUT AT MACE 2016


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Celebratory Tea for Fathima Shaik


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

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Promoting Excellence in Accountancy


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTION


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

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UFC TO HOST RENOWNED AUTHOR AT DUT


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 […]

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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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ARTICULATION ISSUES ADDRESSED AT 2nd STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP


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

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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, […]

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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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UPDATE ON CAMPUS SECURITY


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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UPDATE ON THE RESUMPTION OF CLASSES


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

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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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UPDATE ON DISCUSSIONS WITH DUT SRC


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

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UPDATE ON STUDENT PROTESTS


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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ICTAS 2017: Submit your Papers


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

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Sharing Knowledge at Blackboard World 2016


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

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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 […]

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TACKLING ISSUES OF SAFETY AND HEALTH IN HIGHER EDUCATION


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

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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 […]

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Honoring a Literary Giant Through Excellence


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

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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DUT Gender Forum Celebrates Women


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

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Helping the “Missing Middle”


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

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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 […]

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A Helpful Hand to DUT Students


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

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Reading Really Does Broaden the Mind


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

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Talking Green Energy for Rural Areas


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

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DUT VICTORIOUS AT GCI AWARDS


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Major Ngcobo’s Memoir Set For Launch


Love, Life and all in between speaks about General Bongekile Ngcobo’s experiences and lessons learned not only in love, […]

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DUT Mourns the Death of Dr Mkhwanazi


Dr Don Mkhwanazi, empowerment luminary and DUT Honorary Doctorate recipient, passed away of a massive heart attack last […]

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DUT Students Ace Durban July Young Designer Awards


Seen as a vital stepping-stone for any career in fashion, the Vodacom Durban July Young Designer Award and Vodacom Durban […]

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CREATIVITY IS THEIR GAME


When Manqoba Khumalo and Thulani Shezi walked into the library to study for their exam one November 2015 […]

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Vodacom Durban July Fashion Finals for DUT Students


Six Durban University of Technology Fashion and Textiles students have been shortlisted for the Vodacom Durban July Young […]

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Global Call for Better Drug Policies and Interventions


On Sunday, 26 June 2016, concerned citizens, academics, members from the medical community as well as those affected […]

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Free Screenings of Festival Movies in Durban


The 37th Durban International Film Festival, which takes place from June 16 to 26, will host a series of free […]

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DUT Design Graduate on a Winning High


Once a stand-out emerging designer active in the Vodacom Durban July fashion programme, Ludwig Bausch, former DUT Fashion […]

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Thakur’s Expert Tips on Appropriately Using the Internet


Dr Colin Thakur, Director of the iNeSi e-Skills CoLab at DUT and digital activist, this week delivered a talk on the appropriate use of […]

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DUT GCI TO ATTEND 3rd Annual Green Youth Indaba


The Durban University of Technology’s Green Campus Initiative has scored itself an invite to the 3rd Annual Green […]

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DUT’s Nomfanelo Making Waves on Local Radio


Nomfanelo Dlomo, the new producer for The Big Bang show which airs in Durban based Gagasi FM, is […]

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A Look at SA Cities Through the Lens


They say ‘every picture tells a story”, and Peter Mckenzie has spent his entire career as a photographer […]

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Understanding Violent Behaviour Through Dialogue


Understanding the reasons behind the unequal power relations between men and women, which contribute to the high levels […]

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Hadebe Flies DUT Flag in Chinese Proficiency Competition


With the strong development of Chinese economy and global influence, Chinese official language Mandarin as a language widely-used […]

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A Conversation on Assessment


Looking at how assessments are being implemented at various faculties at DUT was the main focus of the […]

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Creating future leaders


The Durban University of Technology’s Gender Forum hosted 20 girls from Bonela Secondary School, Durban, as part of […]

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DUT and USA Collaborate Through Dance


Graceful, pulsating dance moves emphasising intense emotions were the order of the night at the spectacular dance performance […]

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It’s an ‘exciting time’ for cancer research


Cancer immunotherapy treatments are now so advanced that scientists could be close to finding a “cure” to the […]

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Young Designer judging showcases creativity in spades


Winning the Young Designer Award, presented by Durban Fashion Fair, could be the start of the journey to […]

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DUT’s Emergency Medical Care & Rescue Dept making waves


A national and international reputation in the education of high-quality, emergency care providers who are sought after is […]

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DUT (CI) hosts Chinese Exhibition at the Durban Art Gallery


THE Confucius Institute based at DUT is hosting a Chinese Contemporary Art – Bird Fish Exhibition at Rivertown Contemporary, which is […]

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New DUT Executive Management Structure


Media statement by Alan Khan, Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at the Durban University of Technology The Durban […]

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Phungula’s Student Funding Drive Continues in Spain


“I honestly feel that my experience here is a total game changer; not only for me but for […]

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Witness an Awesome Dance Encounter   


Dance Encounter, a special one-off public performance work that showcases the creative collaboration between dancers from The José […]

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Addressing SA’s Ongoing Rapes


In creating a better and safer environment for students, the Durban University of Technology, in partnership with the […]

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STUDENTS VOW TO SHINE THE LIGHT ON THEIR FUTURE


DUT students, together with the University’s Student Counselling Department and the HIV/AIDS Centre, yesterday (Wednesday, 18 May 2016) […]

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Pupils Descend on DUT for Open Week


Over 12 000 learners and over 140 schools will visit the Durban University of Technology during its Open Week […]

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Law to tackle hate speech


Cape Town – A draft bill that will criminalise racism in the country has been amended to include […]

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Youth Entrepreneurship Collaboration


In addressing the challenge of youth skills and entrepreneurship development, the Durban University of Technology, together with the […]

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Meet DUT’s Mr and Miss Green


The Green Campus Initiative (GCI) recently held its second Mr and Miss Green where two students were crowned […]

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Building and Promoting Entrepreneurship


The Durban University of Technology’s Department Co-operative Education, in partnership with the Richard Maponya Institute for Skills and […]

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Another Award for DUT International Fashion Photographer


The Durban University of Technology’s international fashion photographer, designer and lecturer, Nirma Madhoo-Chipps, won the Best Digital […]

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DUT Open Week


Durban University of Technology will be hosting its annual Open Week for high schools students between 18 and 20 May […]

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Dr Richard Maponya to Talk Entrepreneurship at DUT


The Durban University of Technology will host the Richard Maponya Workshop on Entrepreneurship on 09 May 2016 at […]

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DUT Hosts Richard Maponya Provincial Annual Lecture


The Durban University of Technology will host the Richard Maponya Provincial Annual Lecture, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday, 9 May […]

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Empowering Black Business Women


In addressing critical challenges faced by the South African labour market, the Durban University of Technology is partnering […]

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Meet Dr John Volmink, Interim DUT Vice-Chancellor


This week (Tuesday, 03 May 2015), Dr John Volmink assumed his duties as acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal at […]

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Promoting Environmental Sustainability


The DUT Green Campus Initiative hosted a dialogue to promote and encourage environmental sustainability in communities and amongst […]

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Celebrating the ‘Ahmeds’  


  The Durban University of Technology held a celebratory dinner at the Durban ICC in honour of Dr […]

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Emotional Farewell for Prof Bawa at DUT


April has been a month of mixed emotions for both the Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Ahmed Bawa and […]

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Improving Student Literacy through Spelling Bee Comps


With an intention to improve student literacy in an enjoyable way, the Durban University of Technology (DUT) held […]

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Kathrada Dedicates His Award to Fellow Struggle Icons


DUT recently conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Arts and Design to anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada where the struggle […]

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DUT SRC President and Executive Graduate


Echoes of struggle songs were chanted while some ululated and roars filled the DUT Fred Crookes Sports Centre […]

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Preservation of Water Earns Mthembu a Doctorate Degree


Tackling the issue waste-water treatment technologies is what prompted Dr Mathews Simon Mthembu to pursue and obtain his doctorate degree […]

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Peace Keeps Dream Alive Despite First Year Challenges


For three months during her first year, Peace Nene, a DUT Radiography: Ultrasound student struggled to find accommodation. Instead […]

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Dr Lourens an Inspiration to her Students 


Inspired by their lecturers to excel, particularly recent Doctoral graduate Dr Melanie Lourens, Human Resource Management students graduated […]

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Culture drive Graduates to Succeed!


Traditional wear was the order of the day at the eighth Durban University of Technology (DUT) graduation ceremony […]

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Four PhD’s for DUT Peacebuilding Programme


Four students from the University’s Peacebuilding Programme, a programme that has been labeled as the largest of its kind in Africa, […]

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Cum Laude for Nyamapfene Twins 


Despite having followed different career paths for their undergraduate qualifications, the Nyamapfene twins have always committed to achieving […]

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A Magic Chinese Characters Exhibition at DUT


The Confucius Institute at the Durban University of Technology (DUT CI) and the DUT Art Gallery recently held […]

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Funding Challenges Motivated Zondi To Get Best Results


Meet Mhlonipheni Zondi, a Public Management graduate, who used his challenges as his motivation tool to obtain top […]

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An Electrifying Atmosphere at Midlands April Graduation


Packed to its capacity with an electrifying atmosphere, the DUT Midlands April 2016 graduations began at the FJ […]

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Cum laude and Dean’s Merit Award for Lindani


Lindani Mncube, a Bachelor of Technology in Nursing student is ecstatic about graduating cum laude and receiving the prestigious Dean’s Merit […]

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Invite to ‘Homeless’ Screening


The Urban Futures Centre at the Durban University of Technology (UFC@DUT) together with the University’s Faculty of Arts and Design, will be […]

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Developing Staff Capacity in Online Teaching


DUT recently honoured staff members who completed courses in online teaching and facilitation with a certificate presentation held […]

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RadioDUT Takes Steps to Make a Difference


In a bid to raise funds and empower students who cannot afford to pay for their studies although […]

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DUT to perform at Folkwang Shakespeare Festival


Durban University of Technology Professor Debbie Lutge and the DUT Drama students are on their way to Germany […]

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DUT Honours Ahmed Kathrada with Honourary Doctorate


Liberation struggle veteran, human rights activist and struggle icon, Ahmed Kathrada, will be awarded an Honourary Doctorate in Arts […]

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Recognising Excellence


The Durban University of Technology recently conferred awards that honored the excellent work of its staff members who […]

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Addressing the Eradication of Racism


Ahead of Human Rights Day which was celebrated on Monday, 21 March, the Durban University of Technology’s International […]

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DUT Confucius Institute Hosts Successful Film Festival


DUT’s Confucius Institute (DUT CI) recently held its third Chinese Film Festival at Durban’s Suncoast Casino’s Cinecentre.  The […]

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Talking Urban Design and Planning


The third Southern African City Studies Conference, hosted at the DUT Urban Futures Centre, recently took place at […]

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Rewarding Excellence


This evening (Friday, 18 March 2016), the Durban University of Technology will confer awards to staff members who […]

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TB Awareness Month


With March being Tuberculosis Awareness Month, DUT the IsoleMpilo Campus Health Clinic, in partnership with City Hospital, Ismail […]

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Highlighting the Importance of Mother Tongue Education


The DUT Arts and Design Faculty, in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal, recently hosted a dialogue to […]

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Library Week with a Difference


With Library Week in full swing at DUT, the University has made history by becoming the first university […]

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Human Rights Day Celebrations at DUT


On Thursday, 17 March 2016, political heavyweights Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader, and Dr Zweli […]

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Broadening Students’ Horizons Through International Exchange Programmes


A special luncheon was held at DUT’s Health Sciences Boardroom recently to bid farewell DUT students who were […]

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Stop Corruption!


  Ways of strengthening South African civil society towards becoming an ethical nation was the aim of a symposium held […]

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Donation Makes Huge Impact


The Jewellery Design Department at DUT recently received jewellery making tools worth R30 000 from the Imfundiso Skills […]

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DUT Staffer Appointed to National Faculty Working Committee


Pragasen Reddy, DUT Arts and Design Faculty Officer, was recently invited to form part of a small working […]

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Dr Zweli Mkhize Calls for Calm During Public Protests


The life of Archie Gumede, the late anti-apartheid activist, was celebrated at DUT recently, during which Dr Zweli […]

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Addressing Postgraduates’ Challenges


DUT postgraduate students recently held their first consultative meeting with Professor Ahmed Bawa, DUT Vice- Chancellor and Principal, […]

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Gearing Up Students for Higher Education 


  The Faculty of Management Sciences recently hosted its orientation day for first year Hospitality, Catering and Hotel […]

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Learning from the Past


  The Durban University of Technology invites members of the media and the public to a public talk […]

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Humboldt University Keen to Form MoU with DUT


An international delegation headed by Professor Elmar Volke, Faculty of Mathematics And Natural Sciences Dean, and Dr Lech […]

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DUT HIV/AIDS Centre Bids Farewell to Oziel Mdletshe


  DUT bid farewell to its Health Promoter and HIV/AIDS activist, Oziel Mdletshe, in an emotional celebration on […]

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‘Willkommen in DUT‘


DUT hosted an Orientation Day to welcome 70 international students from Germany and France, at the Art Gallery […]

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Appeal for Blood and Bone Marrow Donations


Dear all Tashnika Rambalis is a DUT student who completed her first year at DUT in 2015. Unfortunately, […]

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Studying in Europe Made Possible Through EUROSA


Opportunities to study abroad and gain international training and research are made possible through programmes such as EUROSA. […]

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Celebrating the Life of Archie Gumede


In celebrating the life of Archie Gumede – the late anti-apartheid activist – the Archie Gumede Foundation in […]

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Two DUT Staff Awarded DBA (HEM) Scholarships


Two DUT staff members are ecstatic about each being awarded the prestigious scholarship to study the Doctor of […]

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DUT Students Attend Future Leaders Forum 


Finding the right mentors and making contacts in the hospitality and tourism industry will be the key aim […]

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Calling for Unity HIV/AIDS Fight


In celebrating its successes and growth, the Durban University of Technology’s HIV/AIDS Centre has called for unity in […]

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Prof Moyo Scores First Class Honours for her Master’s


Professor Sibusiso Moyo, Director for Research and Postgraduate Support at DUT and current Vice-President for Research Management on […]

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His Love for Radio Keeps Him Going


Meet RadioDUT’s longest serving disc jokey: Mfanuphetheni Zulu. Zulu, who hails from rural Nongoma’s Mandlakazi area is a […]

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Academic Programme Resumes Thursday, 18 February 2016


Good Day Please find attached Communique from the VC regarding the resumption classes. VC communique 17 feb 2016 Regards […]

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FINE ART MASTER’S STUDENT WINS EMMA SMITH AWARD


Actively expressing his concerns around issues of gender has landed DUT’s Sinethemba Ngubane a win in the 2015 Emma Smith Art […]

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Become the Next Radio DUT Presenter


DUT’s campus radio: RadioDUT, is currently in search for hot, new talent to join its line-up of radio […]

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Preparing First Year Students for Higher Education


The Department of Student Governance at DUT recently hosted its first orientation for 2016’s first year students at […]

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DUT Forms Strategic Sports Partnership with Sharks Academy


DUT’s Sports Studies Department has embarked on an exciting, new 12 month sports programme in partnership with the […]

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Peté to Launch Third Book of Poems


Everyone is bound to experience stress in their daily lives in today’s fast paced world, but there is […]

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Urgent announcement


Dear students and staff Yesterday, Tuesday 9 February 2016, our Vice-Chancellor Professor Ahmed Bawa met with the SRC […]

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Tests Show Pre-humans Had it Tough


Was there a famine 2 million years ago in the Cradle of Humankind? A drought? Nobody will ever […]

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Curbing Gender Based Violence


  Looking at strategies on how to address gender based violence at DUT was the aim of the […]

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Suspension of academic classes


Please see communique regarding the suspension of academic classes for only on Monday, 8 February and Tuesday, 9 […]

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Talking ‘Magic’ with Mo


RadioDUT had the magical honour of hosting renowned South African magician Mo Magic on the popular lunchtime show: Lunch with the Girls yesterday […]

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Phungula Heads to Spain for Semester Learning Trip


Nkosinathi Phungula, fourth year Bachelor of Education student and DUT SRC Deputy President, is headed for Madrid’s prestigious […]

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Inspiring a New Kind of Arts Researchers


More than 20 postgraduate students from the Durban University of Technology (DUT), University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), National University […]

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Is Zika a Global Health Emergency?


The World Health Organisation’s emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing […]

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DUT Staff Share their Goals for 2016


Staff at DUT have indicated they have high expectations and goals to achieve, both academically and personally for […]

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Notice to students


Government has advised that those students who had applied for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and […]

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Online Student Registrations On Track


With registrations taking place at the various faculties at DUT, the registration process the University has become much […]

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The challenges of Biofuel and the Way Forward!


The 19th annual South African Society for Microbiology (SASM) conference, co-hosted by Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of […]

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Green Living Through Science and Technology


Durban will, this week, play host to several international leading microbiologists during the annual conference of the South […]

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Resignation of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal


Dear all Attached statement regarding the resignation of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Prof Bawa Resignation   Sincerely, The […]

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Registrations at DUT Continue Smoothly


Student registrations at DUT are in full swing and making good progress as first year students register and […]

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DUT fees remain unchanged for 2016


Message by Alan Khan, Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at the Durban University of Technology  The Durban University of Technology would […]

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DUT is Now Open


On Monday, 4 January 2016, the Durban University of Technology opened for the 2016 academic year. With only 7432 spaces available for […]

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DUT Registration Timetable 2016


View the DUT registration timetable here registration timetable for 2016

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Prof Bawa Honoured for Positive Efforts


Professor Ahmed Bawa, Vice-Chancellor and Principal at DUT, received the prestigious 2015 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award […]

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‘Me Encanta DUT’


If international Master’s student, Jose Maria Garrido Nogales, had to sum up his six-month study experience at DUT, […]

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Supporting the Fight Against Gender-Based Violence


The Durban University of Technology’s Gender Forum recently hosted a march supporting the 16 Days of Activism Against […]

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CREATING JOB OPPORTUNITIES


The Durban University of Technology’s Technology Transfer and Innovations (TTI) unit recently hosted the National Treasury South Africa […]

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So Many Places to Be, So Little Time


With DUT’s academic year ending on Friday, 11 December 2015, students from the University are expected to spend […]

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Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship Within Agri-sector


The Durban University of Technology and the International Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) will host […]

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Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Launch


The Durban University of Technology will on Friday, 27 November 2015 launch the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) […]

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Second Homoeopathy Student Clinches Abe Bailey Bursary


Making DUT extremely proud is the recently qualified sixth-year Homeopathy student, Phindile Simphiwe Gift Khumalo, who became the […]

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The Road Ahead for Africa & China Through OBOR


Issues of tourism, peace, security, culture, the environment and terrorism in Africa dominated talks that formed part of […]

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One Belt, One Road Conference Kicks Off


The One Belt, One Road (OBOR) and a prosperous Africa conference kicked off this afternoon (Thursday, 19 November […]

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Dental Technology Breakthrough Thanks to Lowly Eggshell


In search for an innovative and cost effective alternative to pumice, which is used in the polishing of […]

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China-Africa Development Strategy Experts to Converge at DUT


The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), in partnership with the China Institute of International Studies (CIIS), the Durban […]

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Drama and Production Studies Students and Staff Honoured


In honouring the work done by both students and its personnel, the Department of Drama and Production studies […]

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DUT Creates Prosthetic Arm for KZN Amputee


Unaware of her diabetic condition, University of Zululand (Unizulu) staff member, Phindile Mthiyane (43), had no choice but […]

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YOUNG AMPUTEE MAKING IT AGAINST ALL ODDS


Mfundo Shozi is a 23-year-old young author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. Born in Umlazi, Durban, Shozi was raised […]

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Students Showcase Designs


The Durban University of Technology’s Clothing Management third-year students recently showcased their stunning designs and did exceptional […]

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Shange Makes “Win a Home” Top 3


DUT’s Interior Design graduate, Sifiso Shange’s deep passion for design, art and creativity has landed him in the […]

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Life Challenges Behind Phakamani’s Book


When the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) didn’t pay his full fees, Phakamani Ntimbane thought of other […]

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DUT Statement on Lauretta Gloria Ngcobo’s Passing


The Durban University of Technology is saddened by the passing of writer, literary figure and activist, Lauretta Gloria […]

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Creating a Youth Empowerment Model for Peaceful Schools


With ongoing reports on the increase in school violence, Fathima Dewan, a Peace Building PhD student and lecturer […]

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Vote for Sesethu!


With just three years since discovering her interest in modelling, 18-year-old Sesethu Tswane, a Dental Assisting student at […]

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DISCUSSING ACADEMIC LITERACY AND STUDENTS’ NEED


The Durban University of Technology’s Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching’s (CELT) Symposium concluded with success on […]

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Durban AgriHack Challenge Applications Now Open


The Durban University of Technology and the International Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) invite all […]

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DUT Staff Awards Closing Date Extension


The Durban University of Technology has extended the nomination submission deadline of its Staff Awards to Wednesday, 11 […]

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Discussing Transformation, Vital at Universities


In light of the recent student protest action at universities around South Africa and its significance for teaching […]

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Academic Excellence Recognised


The Durban University of Technology’s Department of Food and Nutrition Consumer Sciences hosted its annual awards ceremony where […]

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LEARNING AND TEACHING PRACTICES ASSESSED AT DUT


The Durban University of Technology’s Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) Symposium got underway today (Wednesday, […]

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Building Skills Within Retail Sector


DUT’s Cane Growers Hall, ML Sultan Campus, was packed to capacity during the recent graduation ceremony of students […]

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First Chinese Writing Competition held at DUT


The First Chinese Character Writing Competition successfully held at DUT, To further celebrate the “2015 Year of China in […]

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New exam dates for rescheduled exam papers


27 October 2015 Dear DUT students Please note that all examinations that were postponed last Thursday 22 October […]

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DUT Student Wins First Prize at SACI Symposium


Empowering students with advanced knowledge and skills in chemistry was evident at the South African Chemical Institute Postgraduate […]

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DISCUSSING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


The KwaZulu-Natal Regional Office Of Technology Transfer (KZN-R-OTT), in partnership with DUT, MUT, UniZulu and IMG_2554UKZN, hosted the […]

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STUDENTS VOICE CONCERNS AT TRANSFORMATION SUMMIT


Student representative councils across South Africa voiced their concerns on issues relating to transformation in higher education during […]

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DUT statement on the national fee hike campaign


Statement by Professor Ahmed Bawa, Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Durban University of Technology Examinations at the Durban […]

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DUT SRC Secretary Elected Into USSA NEC


Menzi Ngcobo, DUT SRC Secretary, was recently elected into the University Sports South Africa (USSA) national executive committee […]

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DUT Talks Arts with U.S Delegates


The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, recently visited DUT’s Department of Drama and Production Studies where issues […]

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Corobrik’s New HR Manager Embraces Her Latest Role


Despite starting her new position as Human Resources (HR) Manager for Corobrik, Gauteng, a few weeks back, the […]

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Nutrivital Biscuits wins at Food Launch


A crunchy, just sweet enough nutritious breakfast biscuit: Nutrivital was named Product of the Year at the Durban […]

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Experiencing Chinese Culture


Durban is renowned for its great diversity of languages and cultures. Every September, Durban’s “Heritage Month” celebrations demonstrate […]

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Exploring All Things Higher Education in SA 


The second session of the National Higher Education Summit kicked off with a panel discussion where issues affecting higher education […]

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Vodacom Award For DUT Journalism Graduate


Born and bred in Tongaat, Sunday Tribune’s young and upcoming reporter Nabeelah Shaikh has scooped the regional award […]

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Spinal Health Matters with DUT Graduate, Dr Delgado


Today is World Spine Day and a very good opportunity to note the importance of keeping the spine […]

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Second National Higher Education Summit begins


The start of the second National Higher Education Summit got underway at Durban’s International Convention Centre, today, 15 […]

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Celebrating Cultural Diversity


DUT and its Confucius Institute, the Durban local Black Fox/Heihu Chinese Martial Art Team as well as the […]

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DUT Graduate’s Daring Adventure Around the Globe


It has been a year since DUT graduate Angelo Wilkie-Page left home on an eight-year solo journey to […]

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South African Higher Education Summit Soon


The Department of Higher Education and Training will host the Higher Education Summit this week where the higher […]

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Implanon: DUT’s Latest Family Planning Offering


Implanon, a small under-the-skin contraceptive device inserted into a woman’s forearm and is effective for up for three […]

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Residential Students Honoured Leadership and Hard work


The Department of Student Housing and Resident Life at DUT held an award ceremony at the University’s Walsingham […]

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Meet Miss DUT 2015


Noxolo Memela, DUT Media Officer, took some time to speak to Lisanne Lazarus, the very first Indian Miss […]

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Students Jam Together to Build Mobile Apps


The Durban University of Technology’s Information Technology Department, in partnership with Microsoft, recently held the Windows 10 Hackathon […]

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Students Encouraged to Graduate Alive


DUT’s HIV/AIDS Centre has urged students to graduate alive during one of its campaign dialogue that recently took […]

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Best Range on Show for Natasha


The finale of the DUT Annual Fashion Show 2015 saw Fashion and Textiles third year student Natasha Le […]

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DESIGNER’S PERSONAL JOURNEY INSPIRES BEST TECHNICAL RANGE


Having always loved fashion but was discouraged by people around her, Carla Klynsmith returned to pursue her love […]

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BEST MENSWEAR AWARD FOR GRAYSON


Grayson Smith scored the Roy Holmes Award for Best Menswear at the 2015 DUT Annual Fashion Show finale […]

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Most Commercial Range on Show Award for Hadebe


Londiwe Hadebe’s love for “all things bright and beautiful” inspired by sunset, the ocean and colours collection scooped […]

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Reaping the Fruits of Hard Work


DUT’s Child and Youth Care Department recently hosted their student awards where students awarded for their hard works […]

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Teaching Students Financial Responsibility


The KwaZulu-Natal Financial Literacy Association (KZNLA) in partnership, in association with Old Mutual and the Durban University of […]

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DUT GCI and Horticulture Students Arbor Month Garden


The DUT Green Campus Initiative (DUT GCI) committee, in conjunction with students from the Department of Horticulture, has […]

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Miracle and Mystery and the Embodiment of Hope


Giving ‘life’ to their dynamic range, 19 DUT Fashion and Textile students received thunderous applaud at the University’s […]

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Techno Brains Converge at DUT


The Durban University of Technology’s Information Technology Department (IT), in partnership with Microsoft, is currently hosting the Windows […]

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DUT Fashion Show Kicks Off Tomorrow


The Department of Fashion and Textiles at the Durban University of Technology will hold its annual Fashion Show […]

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Two New Labs for Skill Development


The Department of Biomedical and Clinical Technology officially opened two newly set up Skills and Molecular laboratories at […]

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First AILM a Success for DUT


Taking steps to bridge the gap between DUT and industries was the key reason the first Academic, Industry […]

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Steve Biko’s 38th Anniversary Focuses on Education


The importance of education in uplifting society took centre stage during this year’s Steve Biko Lecture- a collaborative […]

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Hanging Durban’s Dirty Linen in Full View


Durban’s sad but rich history is once again on display at the KwaMuhle Museum, Durban, under the Dirty […]

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DUT ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS RECOGNISED


DUT Architectural Technology students were honoured at the Alliance Française de Durban Student Award Ceremony on Friday last […]

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Refrain from Drugs and Alcohol- Students Urged


The Durban University of Technology’s Isolempilo Campus Health Clinic recently hosted the National Department of Social Department’s Alcohol […]

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Artists Want Their Voices Heard


Various civil society organisations and artists in KwaZulu-Natal have come together under the banner of United Against Corruption […]

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Prof Raza talks on the ‘scientific way of life’ in India


Understanding the way of life in India, using a scientific method to question, discuss and argue formed the […]

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Determination earns Thembeka top Communication/English Award


Despite being introduced to English in Grade 10, Thembeka Thabede’s determination to learn the language meticulously and achieve […]

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DUT AND VUSA COLLABORATIVE TALK happimaps


The Durban University of Technology in partnership with VUSA Collaborative will stage a “happimaps” pilot event on Wednesday […]

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DISCUSSING URBAN POLITICS AT DUT


The Durban University of Technology hosted the Urban Futures Centre on Thursday, the 10th of September 2015 at […]

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DUT STAFF TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS


The Durban University of Technology on Friday the 11th of September 2015 hosted the Siyazakhela staff tournament at […]

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Prof Dadhich talks on Einstein, light and new theories


  Giving insight into light acting as the vehicle for Universalisation and how light binds the universe were […]

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Second DUT DigiFest A Success


The Durban University of Technology hosted the second annual Digital festival at City Campus 11 to 12 September […]

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Storyteller Mhlope Visits DUT


The Durban University of Technology was privileged to play host to distinguished poet, activist, freedom-fighter, director, author and story […]

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STUDENTS WIN BIG IN WRITING COMPETITION


The Durban University of Technology’s Writing Centre recently held their 3rd annual Writing Competition. The awards ceremony took […]

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DUT And QUT Exchange Ideas On Engineering


With student development and research being the Durban University of Technology’s priority, members of the Department of Architecture […]

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DUT Talks Energy and Training with French Embassy


The Durban University of Technology hosted delegates from the French Ministry of Education and Higher Education at the […]

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Talking Digifest with Dr René Smith


Waheeda Peters, DUT Communications Officer, chats to Dr René Smith, Festival Director and Executive Dean (Acting): Faculty of […]

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Onwubu Comes Third in 3MT Competition


DUT’s Master’s student Stanley Onwubu talks his way into third position at the annual Three Minute Thesis National […]

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Retirees Honoured at DUT Function


The Durban University of Technology hosted the 2014 Retirees Recognition function at Ritson Campus, on 18 August 2015. […]

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Building a Culture of Research at DUT


DUT reporter, Waheeda Peters, caught up with Professor Anthony Collins, who joined DUT as a Professor and Lecturer […]

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DUT FAD hosts second Annual DUT Arts & Design Digital Festival.


The theme for this year’s festival is: “My Story/Your Story/Our Story. The two day spectacular festival will officially […]

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DUT CELT HOSTS NUMERACY SYMPOSIUM


The Durban University of Technology’s Centre for Excellence, Learning and Teaching (CELT) hosted a Higher Education numeracy symposium […]

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New Forum, A Platform For DUT Students


The Student Services and Development launched the DUT Midlands Centre Men and Women’s Forum last Wednesday, 2 September […]

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DUT hosts Institutional Research Conference


In an aim to enhance and understand what the Durban University of Technology (DUT) would like to achieve […]

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An exceptional Spring Graduation


The Durban University of Technology’s Sport Centre was packed to capacity during the Spring day graduation that took […]

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PILLAY GRADUATES AGAINST ALL ODDS.


Despite difficulties he had encountered while studying, Jayendran Pillay found a way to balance his studies, work and […]

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Setbacks and Negativity Never Stopped D’sa from Persevering


Although he has had many negative comebacks and circumstantial setbacks, Desmond D’sa did not allow these challenges to […]

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I am a Normal Blind Person


A kind hearted, morally inclined person with a great personality are the best qualities to describe 29-year-old Siyabonga […]

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Celebrating SA-CHINA Relations


As the relationship between South Africa and China continues to grow, the Durban University of Technology, DUT Confucius […]

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Reshmee’s Juggling Act Earns her Cum Laude


Despite juggling a demanding job, lectures and a family, Reshmee Moonsamy, DUT BTech in Management student, emerged triumphant, […]

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Interest in ICTs Scores Obafemi Cum Laude


Samson Obafemi’s interest in the student centred learning environment with the help of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) […]

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Presenting: Our Story at the Courtyard Theatre


DUT presents original new work: Our Story,  a series of original, funky, poignant and funny vignettes which comes […]

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Spring Graduation 2015 by Numbers


A total of 893 students will graduate at the Durban University of Technology during its Spring graduation ceremonies […]

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Cum Laude for Government Service Delivery Research


Academic research into government service delivery delays and a solution to this problem, has earned a DUT Master […]

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DUT HOSTS JEWELLERY DESIGN EXHIBITION


DUT’s Jewellery Design Department hosted the allspicedup jewellery design exhibition. The exhibition took place at the University’s Art […]

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DUT’s DR Sentoo Appointed to National Council


Dr Naresh Sentoo, Senior Lecturer in the Information and Corporate Management Studies Department, has been appointed to serve […]

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Onwubu Shortlisted for Thesis National Competition


DUT’s Master’s student Stanley Onwubu has been shortlisted for the prestigious Three Minute Thesis (3MT) National Competition which […]

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Honorary Doctorate for Durban Environmental Justice Watchdog


Desmond D’Sa, Durban’s 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner, is set to receive an Honorary Doctorate in Health Sciences […]

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Soobben to Showcase ‘Apartheid’ Photos at Heritage Exhibition


DUT’s Journalism Lecturer, Deseni Soobben, will showcase some of her photographs taken during the apartheid era at the […]

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NOKUTHULA’S PASSION FOR MANDARIN TAKES HER TO CHINA


When Nokuthula Hadebe’s application to study journalism was rejected, she thought it was the end of her studies. […]

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SPEAK UP, RAPE VICTIMS URGED


SPEAK UP, RAPE VICTIMS URGED On Friday last week (21 August 2015), the Aids Healthcare Foundation, in partnership with

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Prof Adam Talks Clinical Intervention and Beyond


The Head of DUT’s Biomedical and Clinical Technology Department Prof Jamila K Adam made history for being the […]

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Driven by a Passion for Teaching


His love, commitment and passion for teaching students and making them understand concepts and theories,

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DUT Gender Forum Celebrates Women’s Month


The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Gender Forum celebrated women’s month with a special luncheon for female staff […]

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DUT PR Students help at award-winning MAP stand at Expo


Focusing on environmental projects formed an integral part of learning for Public Relation students from the Durban

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STUDENTS URGED TO GRADUATE IN RECORD TIME


DUT recently hosted DUT Talk, a discussion forum where students and staff discussed matters affecting the University. DUT […]

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SUCCESSFUL ENTERPRENUER VISITS DUT


DUT’s Management Sciences Faculty on Monday (17 August 2015) hosted entrepreneur Alyesia Silberg at the

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On the F1 Fast Lane with Glodi


Meet Glodi Ben Bashala, third year DUT Industrial Engineering student who served as a mentor in the fast […]

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HIV/AIDS Centre hosts Silent Protest


As part of its mission to end gender and sexual violence, the Durban University of Technology’s HIV/AIDS Centre […]

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DUT Courtyard Theatre All Set for XPLOSION


The Durban University of Technology’s Drama and Production Studies Department presents the Annual Season of

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PUPILS EXCITED BY DUT RECEPTION


Pupils from different schools across KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) were overwhelmed during the second day of the DUT Open Day

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A Helpful Kind of Cuppa


DUT’s Isolempilo Campus Health Clinic, Steve Biko Campus, has successfully fundraised R9048.90.  in their annual Cuppa Cansa drive […]

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ACADEMIC LITERACY CHALLENGES A CONCERN


Academic literacy has become a major concern in the South African higher education landscape and engagements,

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Pupils Descend on DUT for Open Day


DUT is currently hosting pupils from KwaZulu-Natal schools as part of its annual Open Day event which sees them […]

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Meet Francesca, DUT Art Gallery Curator


For this week’s DUTLINK, Noxolo Memela, DUT Media Officer, chats to Francesca Verga, the Curator at the University’s […]

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DUT Drama Studies Stages Spirits and Bones 


The Durban University of Technology’s Department of Drama and Production Studies is proud to present

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Creating Employable Graduates Vital for WoW Fair


The Durban University of Technology’s Co-operative Education Department organised and hosted a gala dinner for all

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DUT HOSTS ESKOM EXPO


On Friday and Saturday last week, DUT hosted the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists where pupils from various […]

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DUT is Keen to Produce Employable Graduates


The Durban University of Technology’s Co-operative Education department hosted the World of Work (WoW) exhibition which

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Kenneth Gardens in a Snapshot


Renowned photographer, Cedric Nunn, gave an extraordinary one-dimensional insight into the people living in Kenneth Gardens,

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Green Streak Team Lauds DUT Partnership


A KwaZulu-Natal school is set to participate in the world finals of Top Gear Legacy Project’s F1 in […]

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DUT Registrar Up Close


Alan Khan, the Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at DUT, caught up with Professor Thenjiwe Meyiwa, DUT’s recently […]

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DUT Hosts World of Work Career Fair


Over 350 industry representatives from more than 106 companies and organisations are currently at DUT for

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Students Encouraged to Pursue Studies in PR


The Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently hosted the PRISA (Public Relations Institutes of Southern Africa) KwaZulu-Natal

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Recognising Honeydew Dairies in DUT’s Academic Development


Honeydew Dairies, which is located in KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands area, has actively assisted DUT’s Environmental Health

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Writing Has the Power to Heal


Tackling life’s hurdles may seem daunting at times but for Mfundo Shozi, writing has helped him overcome life’s […]

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DUT Graduate is Putting in the Extra Hours


  When one talks about leisure, tourism and hospitality from the outside looking in, it’s all about being […]

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Get Circumcised, DUT Male Students Urged


Yesterday (30 July 2015), the Durban University of Technology, in partnership with DrumAid, held an awareness event

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Students Enjoy Launch of DUT Career Fair


The Durban University of Technology’s Co-operative Education Department launched the World of Work (WoW)

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Beauty and Leadership with a Purpose for DUT Students


In preparation and ahead of the Mr and Miss DUT competition, the Department of Student Governance and Development […]

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DUT Drama Presents Spirit and Bones


Durban University of Technology and the Department of Drama and Production Studies proudly present Spirit and Bones,

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Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision at DUT


The Durban University of Technology’s HIV/AIDS Centre, in conjunction with DramAIDE, invites members of the media