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 […]

Stakeholders Workshop


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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]


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 […]


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 […]



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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


DUT Open Week

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


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 […]


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 […]


Celebrating the ‘Ahmeds’  

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


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 […]


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 […]


DUT SRC President and Executive Graduate

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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Developing Staff Capacity in Online Teaching

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


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 […]


Addressing the Eradication of Racism

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


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 […]


Library Week with a Difference

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


Human Rights Day Celebrations at DUT

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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Notice to students

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


Online Student Registrations On Track

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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


‘Me Encanta DUT’

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


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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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) […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


Students Showcase Designs

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


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 […]


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 […]


Vote for Sesethu!

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



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 […]


Discussing Transformation, Vital at Universities

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


Academic Excellence Recognised

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



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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Meet Miss DUT 2015

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


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 […]



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



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


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 […]


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 […]


Teaching Students Financial Responsibility

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