News

hannah

DUT’s Chiropractic Student Wins Prestigious Abe Bailey Travel Scholarship


Hannah Lenka McKay, a sixth year DUT Chiropractic Master’s student is all set to leave for London in […]

generic building_6

VC Communiques Prof SK Ndlovu’s Resignation


Dear all Please find the VC’s communique’ Iminingo, attached. VC Communiques_2017-10-16_ Prof SK Ndlovu’s Resignation Regards​ DUT […]

blood

DUT Donate Blood Towards Donor Campaign


The Durban University of Technology’s department of Biomedical  and Clinical Technology department held a blood donation campaign as […]

IMG_3823

DUT FASHION SHOW, A GREAT SUCCESS


Showcasing the amazing craft of students, the Fashion and Textile department at Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently […]

cricket

Naicker Spins The DUT Cricket Team to Third Place


A successful T20 tournament has seen the Durban University of Technology Cricket team move up the rankings to […]

enviro student

DUT Student Scoops Award in Environmental Health in South Africa


The third-year Environmental Health student from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) is flying the ‘green’ flag high […]

hospitality

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT STUDENT ALL SET TO WORK IN ABU DHABI


The Durban University of Technology’s Mbalenhle Majola will be jetting off for Abu Dhabi on Saturday, 14 of […]

teacher story

Awarding Top Performing Future Teachers


The Durban University of Technology School of Education under the Faculty of Arts and Design, recently held its […]

important notice

Exams not written to be postponed: 10 October 2017


10 October, 2017 Good Day Staff & Students Please be advised that due to the turbulent weather conditions […]

pic fashion

Fashion fusion in Durban


The world of Durban fashion was abuzz this week with the annual Durban University of Technology 2017  Fashion […]

dut app

DUT App announced as a finalist at the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards


The Durban University of Technology Mobile Application (DUT App) has been named as one of the finalists for […]

Vuyani-Ngidi

Vuyani Ngidi: Entrepreneurship is all about passion


Vuyani Ngidi (32), from Folweni in KwaZulu-Natal, believes that entrepreneurship is all about passion, resilience, being innovative and […]

Alarmed Low Res

Nicolaas Human Explores Paint and Ink


The acting head of Visual Communication and Programme Coordinator for Graphic Design, Nicolaas Human, exhibited his exquisite equestrian […]

fashion show2017

The Fashion of “False Gods” At DUT Annual Fashion Show


Intriguing, funky, sexy and extraordinary garments were showcased at the opening night of the Durban University of Technology’s […]

DUT Ladies Football team

DUT’s Ladies FOOTBALL TEAM TAKES TOP POSITION


After a win against Real Dolphin last month, the Durban University of Technology’s ladies team remains at the […]

pr seminar

“The Importance of Good PR in Various Fields” Seminar a Success


Empowering Public Relations Management students and encouraging confidence in not only themselves but their work as well, was […]

Lungelani Myeni

Lungelani Myeni Finalist in PG Bison I.618 Competition


Interior Design, third year student Lungelani Myeni had a close call when he made it into the top […]

IMG_3112

DUT Journalism Department hosted the 9th Annual Gandhi Media Lecture


Durban University of Technology’s department of Journalism in partnership with the Gandhi Development trust held the 9th annual […]

Chinese festival

Zhōngqiū kuàilè! -Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!


The Durban University of Technology Confucius Institute in collaboration with the Consulate General of China in Durban, the […]

Denel HR Times

DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS TOUR OF DENEL PMP


Denel PMP hosted students from the Durban University of Technology in the month of September. The group of […]

Hlophe

Hlophe Designs a Poster for Poetry Africa Festival


Third-year Durban University of Technology Graphic Design student Samela Hlophe has designed a winning poster for the 2017 […]

Khulekani1

Magubane Publishes An African Sci-Fi Book


Durban University of Technology journalism alumnus, Khulekani Magubane has published an African sci-fi book, that incorporates pop science […]

umtapo

Memorial Honours Steve Biko


The Durban University of Technology (DUT), in partnership with UMTAPO Students Movement, held the first Steve Biko Memorial […]

flu

How You Could Help Stop A Flu Pandemic


Hannah Fry needs your smartphone and your help to run the project. We seem to be suffering from […]

heritage story

Dr Mhlambi Shares Wisdom on Heritage


Durban University of Technology Urban Futures Centres department held a seminar with Dr Mhlami on the topic of […]

generic building_6

Communique from Office of the Registrar


Thursday, 28 September 2017  FROM: Office of the Registrar  TO: DUT Community Cognizant of mainly financial challenges brought […]

peace studies

Peace-Studies Doctoral Candidate Attends Conference in Finland


The Durban University of Technology continues to spread its tentacles around the world through engaging and cross-pollinating ideas […]

chinese moon festival

The Chinese Moon Festival, An Important part of Heritage Month


The Confucius Institute at Durban University of Technology, in collaboration with the Consulate General of China in Durban […]

energy bus 2

Researchers take drive for clean energy on the road


The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will partner with the Durban University of Technology and the Council […]

umtapo

THE LEGACY OF STEVE BIKO LIVES ON


Umtapo in collaboration with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) held the annual 2017 Steve Biko Seminar at […]

faizal bux

Prof Bux Wins At Water Research Knowledge Tree Awards


Professor Faizal Bux, the Director of the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology at The Durban University of […]

SRC inaguration

THE DUT SRC INAUGURATION A SUCCESS


The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT) 16th Student Representative Council (SRC) inauguration after took place at the Fred […]

fashionshow

DUT students take love for fashion to the ramp


Esteemed pioneers in fashion are flown in from all over SA to judge the student’s collections and select […]

Heritage-day

Embrace our Heritage!


South Africans celebrate Heritage Day by remembering the cultural heritage of the many cultures that make up the […]

HIV

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains


Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It […]

student ndaba

DUT STUDENT LEADERSHIP INDABA, A SUCCESS


Durban University of Technology’s executive management and students discussed concerns raised by DUT students at the Leadership Indaba […]

ecp colloqualim

The ECP Colloquium Tackles Transformative Teaching and Learning Practices


The 2017 Extended Curriculum Programmes (ECP)/Foundation Colloquium took place at the Blue Waters hotel from 20 September 2017 […]

sam Ntsanwisi

Sam ‘Samstar’ Ntsanwisi takes women and children activism to greater heights.


The multi-talented youth has released a book to help parents relate with their children the God Prescribed way, […]

energypicc

DUT’s Energy Bus Wins at Sustainable Living Exhibition


The 8th annual Sustainable Living, hosted by Imagine Durban, took place at the Durban Exhibition Centre, this week, […]

zayn nabbi

DUT Alumni, Zayn Nabbi’s Success Story


The Durban University of Technology’s Journalismiziko, the Journalism online publication, invited alumni, Zayn Nabbi, to chat live about […]

thakur

One Moment In Time


The melodic tune of Whitney Houston’s song ‘One moment in time’ had me humming as I read Steven […]

kamini

Visiting Academic Explores The Love of Language


Visiting academic, Mark Krzanowski, recently visited the Steve Biko writing centre, to share his knowledge on his research […]

golf day pic

The DUT Golf Team ARE All Set To Tee-OFF


The Durban University of Technology golf team are all ready to tee-off at the 2017 Inter-University Golf Tournament […]

marks

COMPASSION OUTWEIGHS CRIMINALISATION


Compassion outweighs criminalisation Durban drug solution project a compelling case study South Africa is stuck in conservative moralistic […]

musa-ngema_detail

Soapie star Musa a ‘simple man’ in real life


Soapie star Musa Ngema worries about how he portrays himself in public. Ngema plays Mazwi Moroka in the […]

Angel_gram_townpress

Local Student develops a World First Website that allows you to receive messages from the DEAD


Meryl Maharajh, a local Ph.D. student at the Durban University of Technology has created a world first website. […]

Veronica

Home-grown Verona to spice up Urban Brew


Verona Duwarkah, from KwaDukuza (Stanger), became the first Indian woman chief executive of Urban Brew Studios this month. […]

chem awards

DUT Chemical Engineering Department Held Its Annual Merit Awards


The Department of Chemical Engineering gathered to celebrate the academic excellence of 2016 students, at its annual Student […]

energy bus

Countdown to Sustainable Living Expo


Durban – The eThekwini Municipality is attending to the final details for KwaZulu-Natal’s greening show, the Sustainable Living […]

dr kumi

DR KUMI NAIDOO DEEPLY HUMBLED BY DUT’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS LIFE


Durban human and environmental rights activist, Dr Kumi Naidoo said he was not only deeply honoured by the […]

Alungile Sikanisi

Sikanisi graduates with a ‘life-changing experience’ at DUT


“I feel so honoured to have achieved this award and thank all those who had supported me through […]

Craige Dewar

Find the Right Balance and Achieve Your Dreams


Dedication and determination were two words that best described Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Craige Dewar’s success in […]

Marco Naidoo

Hard Work Earns Naidoo Cum Laude and A Deans Merit Award At DUT


For DUT’s Marco Naidoo, graduating with such an impressive achievement has been no walk in the park. It […]

Judge Navi Pillay

Judge Pillay Encourages Graduates to Achieve Greater Heights


The Durban University of Technology awarded an honorary doctorate in Management Sciences to human rights activist and legal […]

Suncoast -3

HOWELL RECEIVE DEAN’S Merit AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


Acknowledging that all growth of a person happens outside of our comfort zone is vital, said Durban University […]

Philiswa Dlamini with her supervisor after graduation

GRADUATING WITH CUM LAUDE AGAINST ALL ODDS


Against all odds , DUT’s Philiswa Dlamini graduated cum laude in her Degree of Master of Health Sciences […]

Jayendran Maduramdhu

Pillay’s thirst for knowledge earns him Cum Laude and Dean’s Merit Award


“I am ecstatic and humbled by such an achievement. The sacrifices that I had to make, including neglecting […]

sinehlanhla

SACRIFICING FOR EDUCATION EARNS MEMELA HER MASTER’S DEGREE


Adopting her studies into her daily life and sacrificing all her time to her academic life has earned […]

grobbelaar

CREATING KNOWLEDGE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SA DRIVES DR GROBBELAAR


Heleen Grobbelaar Lecturer at the Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of Applied Sciences’ department of Food and Nutrition […]

grad 2017

2017 Spring Graduation Off To A Great Start


Beautiful hairstyles, designer shoes, glitzy wear, all formed an integral part of graduation ceremony which began at the […]

Mzwenandode Madiwe

Cum Laude and Dean’s Merit for DUT’s Madwe, Despite Many Challenges


For the small town student from Harding in KwaZulu-Natal and lecturer, having to juggle work and consistent studying […]

Nomzama Mpanza

MPANZA ENCOURAGES WOMEN TO STUDY HARD AND ACHIEVE Good Results


Hard work, listening, believing in herself, and never giving up earned Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Nomzamo Mpanza […]

edididong Uko

Sacrifice and Prayers Earns Uko Cum Laude and Dean’s Merit Award


Consistent prayers, tenacity, patience and lots of studying is what made Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s), Edidiong Uko, […]

Grad Stats

DUT GRADUATION NUMBERS CONTINUE TO INCREASE


Graduation numbers at the Durban University of Technology have continued to increase. The 2017 Spring graduation ceremony will […]

writing centre competition

Nkosinathi Scores Two Awards At The DUT Writing Competition


Durban University of Technology’s Writing Centre held its annual writing competition, obtaining 93 entries. The award ceremony took […]

donor pic

DUT hosts First Donor Recognition Evening


DUT hosts First Donor Recognition Evening The Development and Alumni Relations held its first Donor Recognition Evening at […]

Andile Mnguni

KZN appointment to SAIBPP National Board


Andile Mnguni, an executive at Tongaat Hulett Developments has been appointed to the national board of the South […]

craftsjpg

Crafted street food with a twist


Just as a painting is completed with final, delicate brushstrokes, making delicious food is more than a skill, […]

prof g second pic

Dr Govender is the first full professor in the Department of Mathematics at DUT


Durban University of Technology’s Professor Megandhren Govender delivered his inaugural lecture on Thursday, 7 September 2014, at the […]

UFC

Historian of Africa Speaks on Apartheid Trauma on Current Generation


DUT Urban Futures Centre hosted a special seminar at DUT Steve Biko Campus, recently. The seminar was held […]

money

How to save money using technology


Many people don’t like the changes that come with the introduction of new technology, or they believe that […]

kumi-naidoo

DUT HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR Dr Kumi Naidoo


Dr Kumi Naidoo, former Executive Director of international environmentalist group Greenpeace, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from […]

richard maponya

Pioneer in Entrepreneurship Epitomises Dr Richard Maponya


The Durban University of Technology hosted the annual Dr Richard Maponya entrepreneurship workshop and lecture at DUT’s Ritson […]

Navi_Pillay

DUT HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR JUDGE NAVI PILLAY


The Durban University of Technology will award an honorary doctorate in Management Sciences to human rights activist and […]

digifest

DUT’s Digifest 4 all set for November 2017


Plans for the fourth Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Digital Arts Festival (DigiFest) are in full swing with […]

DSC_0152

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES CELEBRATES ITS ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL


The Faculty of Health Sciences at the Durban University of Technology observed Secretaries’ Day at the Coastlands Musgrave […]

generic building

Vice-Chancellor’s Communique


Dear All Please find communique from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal regarding the disruptions at the Durban campuses via […]

XoliZondi

Zondi leads in eTV’s Easy Money


Famous for her enchanting portrayal of the demented Zodwa on SABC1’s soap opera, Generations, the Durban University of […]

IMG_2521[1]

DUT Horticulture Department Hosts Its First Market Day


The Department of Horticulture recently held its market day at the DUT Nursery to inform students and staff […]

Prof Mthembu and Dr Pillay pictured with the winners

Top Student Entrepreneurs Awarded For Their Innovation


The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and the office of the vice-chancellor awarded five […]

IMG_2282

An increase In Attendance For The 2017 Principals Seminar


Over 120 high school principals from Africa attended the Durban University of Technology’s 2017 Principals seminar at the […]

OST Project

Durban OST Project A Success


The Durban University of Technology in association with the TB/HIV Care held a workshop on and opioid substitution […]

Sharon Wilson Award

Siphesihle Shines At DUT’S Sharon Wilson Award


With an aim to not worry her father with the expensive University fees, Siphesihle Sibiya worked hard towards […]

research main

DUT Institutional Research Conference Looks At Student Success Through Data Lens


The second Institutional Research Conference, under the auspices of the Siyaphumelela Project and Institutional Research, was hosted by […]

main pic

Principals Seminar 2017


Earlier today the  Department of Student Recruitment at the Durban University of Technology hosted a Principals Seminar at […]

PeaceBuilding book launch

Building Peace through Action Research


Finding effective ways of building peace through action research is the subject of a new book titled: Building […]

alumni womens dinner

DUT ALUMNI MBALI GCABASHE THANKS DUT FOR HER OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY


Durban University of Technology alumnus, Mbali Gcabashe, has applauded the University for being a University that offers opportunities […]

IMG_8373

Professor Thabo Msibi Talks About His Leadership Journey


South Africa’s youngest dean, Professor Thabo Msibi shared his leadership experiences with students from the Durban University of […]

Terrence Bray

Terrence Bray Scoops the Durban Designer of the Year Award


Award winning designer and former Durban University of Technology Fashion and Textiles lecturer, Terrence Bray added another feather […]

IMG_1915

DR GOODIER TEACHES ON HOW TO WRITE A JOURNAL ARTICLE.


Students from the Faculty of Arts and Design at City Campus had the pleasure of being taught on […]

SAFW

Fashion and Textile students make SAFW Student Competition Top Ten


Six Durban University of Technology Fashion and Textile students have made it to the top ten of the […]

IMG_8337

DUT Comedian aims for the Stars


Durban University of Technology’s funniest student, Thabiso Msomi famously known as Moemish, wants to be known as an […]

Invitation RPL Colloquium

CELT Invites DUT Community to the: DUT RPL Colloquium


The Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the Durban University of Technology invites the university […]

Rented Family Group

Shezi Stars on SABC1 Sitcom, Rented Family


DUT Drama Production studies alumnus, Nkanyiso Shezi has landed a role on SABC1’s new sitcom, Rented Family that […]

China-Africa Development Cooperation Seminar

DUT And The C.I. Co-host China-Africa Development Cooperation Seminar


The China-Africa Development Cooperation seminar themed the Perspectives on the Desired Development Path From FOCAC and Belt and […]

Twins

Designer twins fulfill fashion goals stitch by stitch


Identical  yet different Sea Cow Lake twin sisters, Nishthi and Nivadni Sewnath (21) are participating in the Durban […]

sithebe

SITHEBE TO DISCUSS WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN BRAZIL


Ayanda Sithebe, a Biotechnology Master’s degree student at the Institute for Water and Wastewater at the Faculty of […]

City Campus library

Faculty of Arts and Design Join to Create More Flexible Learning Spaces at City Campus


One of the strategic focus areas (SFA) of the Durban University of Technology’s strategic plan is building sustainable […]

PGA

DUT PGA REACHES OUT TO INANDA COMMUNITY


The Durban University of Technology Post-Graduate Association in partnership with the Directorate for Research and Postgraduate support reached […]

DSC_0068-1024x682

A BIGGER TURN-OUT FOR ‘FIRST THINGS FIRST’ CAMPAIGN


The amount of students that attended the 2017 second semester’s HIV/AIDS Centre’s ‘First Things First’ campaign saw an […]

Energy drive

COUNTDOWN TO SUSTAINABLE LIVING EXPO BEGINS


With less than a month to go, the City is busy fine-tuning the final details for KwaZulu-Natal’s premier […]

Co-Op

DUT Co-Op, Eskom and Various Businesses Held a Successful Science Expo


A two day Eskom scientific expo for young aspiring scientists ended on Saturday, 19 August 2017 with an […]

Chronicles of Jack

“Chronicles of Jack” Addresses Student Challenges to adjusting


Addressing social issues faced by most South African students in universities,  DUT’s Drama Production Studies students’ performed “Chronicles […]

Professor David Morton pose for a photo with audience during UFC seminar (2)

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


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

future scientist

DUT HOSTS YOUNG FUTURE SCIENTISTS FROM KZN PRIMARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS


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

PGA

DUT POST GRADUATE ASSOCIATION TO HOST ITS SOCIAL WEEK


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

Silent protest

Thousands Attended DUT’s 3rd Annual Silent Protest


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

gwala

Gwala Returns from National SAB League


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

entreprenuer story

Great Opportunities for Student Entrepreneurs


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

mrs and miss dut 2017

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


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

SABC

SABC Consults DUT Audience For Contributions To Reshape Policies


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

FYSE

EDUTAINMENT is PART OF FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE


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

IMG_8093

DUT RESEARCH DEPARTMENT HOSTS GUEST LECTURER


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

sg pic

Society urged to embrace, respect and honour women


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

GF pic

DUT Gender Forum Reflects on the Strength of Women


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

pic

THE FIRST PR EDUCATIVE WORKSHOP HAILED WITH SUCCESS


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

thandeka

Thandeka Radebe Needs Your Votes to be Miss Greater Edendale Mall


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

Enactus

DUT SHINES AT ENACTUS 2017 National Competition


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

Ongeziwe

DUT’s Soccer Star Ongeziwe Dlangisa off to China


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

Olugbara

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


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

Untitled

HARDWORK ON THEIR CRAFT EARNS TWO DUT STUDENTS THE KZN YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARDS


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

mr and miss dut

ALL SET FOR MR & MISS DUT COMPETITION


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

womens day

DUT Celebrates Women’s Day


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

Disability

DUT DISABILITY RIGHTS UNIT HOSTS ITS FIRST CAMPAIGN


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

Waheeda's pic

First Decolonisation Debate Session a Success


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

Maria Doering with dept of Fine Arts staff 001

FINE ARTS STUDENTS GET GUIDANCE FROM AN INTERNATIONAL ARTIST


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

alumni

DUT Midlands Students Applaud the “Missing Middle Campaign”


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

Mfundo's business seminar[1]

BUSINESS TALK SEMINAR, A SUCCESS


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

Absa Pic

ABSA DONATES R2M TOWARDS STUDENT FUNDING AT DUT


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

WOW

DUT Vice-Chancellor Urges Unity in Skills Training


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

Mala Dorasamy - Marketing, Sales and Events Director

Dorasamy Makes DUT Proud


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

WOW

Hundreds of DUT Students In Attendance At WoW Exhibition


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

App Winners

First Group of DUT App Winners Announced


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

DUT SRC alumunus

DUT ALUMNUS AND DUT SRC ENCOURAGE ENTREPRENUERSHIP


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

Ace(Muzikayise Mtshali), Jack (Sbonelo Nzuza)

DUT Presents Chronicles of Jack


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

Prof Sibiya Pic

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


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

Sooryamoorthy

Sooryamoorthy Talks About Adoption of Mobile and Internet Technologies


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

siyabonga

Persistence pays off for local inventor


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

self defence classes

Local women refuse to be victims


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

SONY DSC

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


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

internalisation

Internationalising Curriculums, a New Global Tool to Drive Transformation


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

Abosede

ACORN AWARD FOR BEST PRESENTATION ON CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS


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

dr taylor

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


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

cricketpic

DUT’s PMB Cricket Star, Siyanqoba Ngiba


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

generic building2

Communique 26 July 2017


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

PG pic

DUT and UFS Postgrads Network at Idea Sharing Session


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

generic building_6

Urgent Communique regarding suspension of classes


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

Nirma Madhoo

Durban-based Nirma Madhoo takes fashion into new era


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

Prof Sibiya

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


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

Syafunda pic

Syafunda Digital To Boost Maths, Science Literacy


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

sibiya

DUT Nursing Department Bids Farewell to Professor Nokuthula Sibiya


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

Mandela Day Book Donation 010 (002)

DUT Alumnus Donates Books On International Mandela Day


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

Olayemi BAKRE

TWO INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR DUT PUBLIC MANAGEMENT DOCTORAL STUDENT


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

Sphelelo

Mnguni, A Street Art Fundi


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

generic building_6

Communique on Registration Matters


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

awards

DUT DRAMA STUDENT AND FORMER LECTURER HONOURED AT AWARDS


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

Mandela-Day

DUT Students Give 67 Minutes In Recognition of Nelson Mandela


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

sports

DUT STAFF SOCCER TEAM VICTORIOUS AGAINST KING HINTSA TVET


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

thinklearnzone

Digital Enhances Your Learning at DUT


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

china

Naicker Excited to Visit China To learn High-Speed Principles


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

film

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


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

YDWinner

DUT Student Designers Win Top Three Positions at VDJ


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

dlamini

DUT’s New Head of Department of the Committees Administration


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

image0001

Dahl’s works – alive on stage


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

IMG_7691

DUT Was Proud To Host SATICA 2017


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

outreach

SATICA 2017 Reaches Out To Disadvantaged Families


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

image0011

Are you addicted to your phone?


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

midlands pic[1]

SATICA Encourages Students To Graduate ‘Alive’


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

Colin-Thakur

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


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

IWA CONFERENCE PIX

DUT PhD Candidate Scoops IWA Award


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

satica

SATICA Off On A Good Note


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

pic1art

Durban artists offer intriguing glimpses into a city in transition


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

DUTvehicle

New DUT Vehicle For Student Recruitment


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

ufcpic

Professor Hunter Discusses South Africa’s Schooling System Issues


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

vc pic[1]

Producing the right kind of student – A moral imperative


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

YDTopThree

DUT Fashion Students Dominate at Young Designer Award


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

Technology in the hands

SA scores high ranking in digital competitiveness


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

SM 1

Media Monitoring A New Norm for 21st Century


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

2017 wellness day

DUT hosts successful Annual Employee Wellness Day.


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

coop

WIL Student Enjoys Thailand Internship


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

ACE Fellows at DUT 001

DUT Provides Learning Platform for ACE Fellows


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

Siphesihle Mshibe

Siphesihle Mshibe on his thriving interior design business


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

Durban July

Greyville Diary


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

Deez

Tipster Deez Dayanand is king in the sport of kings


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

UFC

DUT’s UFC Teams With TB/HIV CARE ASSOCIATION TO REDUCE HARM CAUSED BY DRUGS


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

generic building_6

ACE Fellows Visit DUT


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

Tongaat comms

Meet Tongaat’s new corporate communications officer


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

Shift 7

INTERPRET DURBAN 7 SHIFT


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

Liz McDonnell

World Media Congress and DUT Formed Successful, Academic Partnership


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

End user

End User Computing, A Success at DUT!


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

Support Don't Punish Picture

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


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

bella pic

DUT Selected To Participate In HAQAA Initiative


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

lenovo launch 2017

Lenovo Innovation Centre 2.0 Relaunched at DUT


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

terrence bray

Terrence Bray to Showcase at the Vodacom Durban July


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

Maritime studies students going to China

DUT Maritime Students Jet Off To China


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

mace

MACE Tackles Transformation At Universities


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

Menzi Ngcobo

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


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

chinese Kearsney

DUT Confucius Institute Co-Hosts Gala at Kearsney College


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

16-June-Youth-Day-South-Africa

DUT Students Remember June 16 and Significance of Youth Day


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

energydrive

DUT Energy Truck creating waves


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

IMG_6362

DUT Students To Further Enhance Their Education In USA


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

Prof Moyo, Prof Adam and Prof Mgutshini

Bridging The Gap Between Abstract And Community Engagement


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

eddie

DUT Students Excel at Mandarin Competition


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

YDTopTen2

Six DUT Student Designers Through to Young Designer Award


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

HEAIDS pic

DUT HIV/AIDS Centre Makes Impact at the HEAIDS Conference


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

gomolemo Mohapi

DUT Computer Genius off to USA


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

Khanyi Sibiya &  Dean Burke.

Former nurse answers the call to serve


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

Prof moyo

Welcoming Prof Moyo as DVC of Research, Innovation and Engagement


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

durbanjuly

Bosworth-Smith’s Star Rises to Invited Designer Fame


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

20140806-IMG_0031-2

Second Interdisciplinary Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Conference


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

Young designer awards pic

DUT Student Designers Weave Magic At Design Competition


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

Reflective piece pics

Reflecting on critical dialogue


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

Professor Khetha Ndlovu with Prof Joanne Ciulla 001

Prof Ciulla Talks on Ethics and Leadership at Lecture


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

disney

Hospitality and Catering Management Students off to Walt Disney


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

Dr Vahed with COIL certificates recipients 008

First COIL Experience, A Success At DUT


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

Pillay

Pillay Wins Regional Doodle Art Competition


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

Mohlahlo

DUT Family Educates KwaXimba Community on Health and Education


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

Dean's Seminar on sign languages at city campus

Education Inaccessibility For The Deaf Is A Constitutional Crisis


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

Professor Purcell

Dublin Professor Impressed by DUT Engineering Students Professionalism


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

Dr Tandon

Universities and Civil Society Relationships Discussed At Public Lecture


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

simon

Students Become Digital Through FYSE Project


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

Local community leaders addressing the audience in Mandarin

DUT Confucius Institute Showcase Chinese Culture At International Culture Gala


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

madinane and Yaka[5]

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


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

chia seeds

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


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

Nobuhle, Gideon, Aruna[2]

DUT Photography Students Feed the Hungry


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

wellness

Third Academic Literacies Symposium, a Great Success!


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

DUT CI Represeantatives attending the  2017 Joint Conference of Confucius Institutes in Africa

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


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

Pivendren Naik

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


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

src

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


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

Dr Tandon

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


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

generic building_6

Urgent Notice to all staff and students


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

Maziba

Meet Dime Maziba, the writer of Political Poetry


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

Njabulo and Nqubeko

Njabulo and Nqubeko to New York


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

IMG_6545

DUT appointed David Mohale as Director: Special Projects


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

Open day

A successful DUT Open Week


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

International Relations Office

Department of Food and Nutrition hosts International Students


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

Research office pic

DUT co-hosts SITE and Gender Round-table


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

open day

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


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

App Pic

DUT App launched


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

Kareeshma

DUT students awarded bursaries


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

openday

Pupils say DUT is “Lit” during DUT Open week


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

Students with Placards

DUT Students held a #SayNoToSuicide campaign.


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

Thobani Nzuza

Thobani Nzuza’s Award Winning Play


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

Ursula2

Online classrooms – DUT moves forward


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

CI China Africa

DUT CI Co-HOSTS “Chinafrika”


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

grad pic 1

A Successful DUT Autumn Graduation Season


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

Thobani Msomi graduation

Msomi’s Big Dreams earn him Deans Merit


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

Grad

SIYAYA SCORES 30 DISTINCTIONS AND RETURNS TO VRYHEID WITH A DEANS MERIT AWARD


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

Rene Chunillal Pic

Deans Merit for IT Fanatic


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

Prof

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


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

Grad pic

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


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

Grad pic

DUT SRC Hosted a Seminar on Business and Entrepreneurship


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

Grad pic 2017

DUT Graduation Ceremonies are a place of happiness


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

Midlands GCI Annual Summit

A Successful Green Summit in the Midlands


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

Ntokozo Zulu Grad pic

DUT lecturer Chooses Studies over Life of Crime


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

dav

Hard Work and Passion Are Key to Achieving Academic Success


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

Grad story pic

DUT Durban Graduation Off to A Good Start


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

telishagrad

Govender Perseveres through Challenges to Achieve Excellent Results


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

lusanda

Overcoming Temptations earns Lusanda a Deans Merit Award


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

DUT CI

DUT CI Co-hosts Cultural Gala in PMB


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

Karla Nixon-1

Juggling Work and Studies Earns Karla Cum Laude in Fine Art


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

grad-day-1-pmb

More Females than Males Graduating at DUT this Autumn


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

PGA

PGA Executive Committee Inaugurated AT DUT


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

thato pooe

Luck Takes Pooe to Thailand


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

chinese

Vice Premier of China visits DUT


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

AV

DUT Graduation Ceremonies Go ‘Live’


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

Muyeni

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 […]

Mabizela

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 […]

alan

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 […]

graduates

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

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 […]

Standiwe

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 […]

Miss DUT

BEAUTY WITH BRAINS: MISS DUT TO GRADUATE


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

Blake1

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 […]

Nkosinathi1

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 […]

buliding pic dut

DUT Graduation Numbers have increased


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

MrMiss green

MEET MR & MISS GREEN 2017


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

Qiniso Mbili pic

Journalism Graduate Turns Producer


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

IMG_5559

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. […]

brickfield campus library relaunch 001

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 […]

PMB DUT GCI team

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 […]

IMG-20170407-WA0011

DUT GCI Pageant A Success


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

Bursary Recipients

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 […]

ngidi

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 […]

Dut students looking at the displays at the mental health and wellness fair.

Isolempilo Clinic Promotes Healthy Lifestyles


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

Nishthi Sewnath

DUT fashion students shine at #SAFW17


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

ictas pic

First ICTAS Conference, A Great Success


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

yvonne_chetty

DUT Alumnus nominated for CFO Awards


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

IoT-Graphic

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 […]

untitled

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 […]

Student leadership Indaba 018

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 […]

unnamed (63)

Helping Small Enterprises Thrive


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

IMG_0375

Invotech Hosts First Health Walk


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

getimage

The Universal Language of Dance


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

anton

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 […]

one day leader

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 […]

Mago

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 […]

dinner

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 […]

Hidden-Figures-Small

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 […]

VC

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 […]

Sindi Msimango

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. […]

Panel Chair Mr Crispin Hemson makes brief remarks

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 […]

2017 Design1

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 […]

web-Thandwa-Mthembu

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. […]

Musho copy

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 […]

unnamed (56)

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 […]

unnamed (53)

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, […]

13278969

Net Shopping is Booming


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

JEWELLER1

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 […]

whoonga1

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 […]

DSC_0198 (1)

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 […]

amar

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 […]

IMG_5212

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 […]

financepic

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 […]

main

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 […]

The Second Durban Chinese New Year Concert

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 […]

generic building2

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

Leandi Mulder

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 […]

unnamed (47)

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 […]

generic building_6

IMPORTANT COMMUNIQUE ON STUDENT HOUSING


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

unnamed

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 […]

road closures

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. […]

steve biko building

Important Communique on student housing


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

unnamed (46)

Talking Solutions on Drugs


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

unnamed (45)

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 […]

IMG_1178

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 […]

image (009)

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 […]

germany

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 […]

Prof Adam

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 […]

generic building_6

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 […]

Trip 1 (3)

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 […]

Sera Stoffels

1st years eager to start learning


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

buliding pic dut

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 […]

generic building2

Communique on the SRC memorandum


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

post1

DUT Hosts Successful Postgraduate Conference


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

wah 002

Salary Agreement Reached at DUT


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

EMS

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 […]

ufcc 007

Welcoming DUT’s New Blood


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

Business Breakfast

Lending Businesses a Helping Hand


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

generic building_6

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 […]

dancers

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 […]

Peer educator

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-logo-1200x630

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.  […]

generic building2

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, […]

generic building_6

DUT SRC Update Regarding NSFAS


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

unnamed (39)

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

RadioDUT is Looking for You!


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

buliding pic dut

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 […]

dut-staff-awards-Lang-Lab (1)

Rewarding Excellence


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

collin

The Hierarchy of Clicks


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

Ugandan polices officers with Prof Harris

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 […]

Davidson and Oni

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

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

Roya Takes Peace Building to India


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

EnergyDrive

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, […]

Research

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 […]

hiv

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 […]

research (10)

Annual Research Awardees 2016


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

Mandela 2

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 […]

port

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 […]

Brian Ndimande

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 […]

trump pic

Trump Presidency Is Deconstructed


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

mace

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 […]

IMG_3171

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 […]

summer shape up

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 […]

veronika

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 […]

Bhekuximba High School

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 […]

Fathima

Celebratory Tea for Fathima Shaik


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

acc

Promoting Excellence in Accountancy


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

xolile

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.  […]

unnamed (27)

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 […]

unnamed (26)

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 […]

unnamed (25)

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 […]

supermoon

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 […]

ci art

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, […]

Fathima Bibi Shaik

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 […]

Noluthando dab

Hauwei Scholarship for Noluthando


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

Sanitary pad donation drive

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 […]

sasco

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 […]

izolo 009

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 […]

WWR

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 […]

china

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 […]

dane1

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 […]

vc 003

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 […]

Nursing students 1

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 […]

pixievee

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 […]

Smiso Ncube

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 […]