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World Media Congress and DUT Formed Successful, Academic Partnership


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

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End User Computing, A Success at DUT!


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

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


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

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DUT Selected To Participate In HAQAA Initiative


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

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Lenovo Innovation Centre 2.0 Relaunched at DUT


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

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Terrence Bray to Showcase at the Vodacom Durban July


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

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DUT Maritime Students Jet Off To China


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

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MACE Tackles Transformation At Universities


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

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


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

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DUT Confucius Institute Co-Hosts Gala at Kearsney College


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

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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 […]

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DUT Energy Truck creating waves


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

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DUT Students To Further Enhance Their Education In USA


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

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Bridging The Gap Between Abstract And Community Engagement


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

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DUT Students Excel at Mandarin Competition


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

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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 […]

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DUT HIV/AIDS Centre Makes Impact at the HEAIDS Conference


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

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DUT Computer Genius off to USA


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

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Former nurse answers the call to serve


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

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Welcoming Prof Moyo as DVC of Research, Innovation and Engagement


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

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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 […]

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Second Interdisciplinary Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Conference


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

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DUT Student Designers Weave Magic At Design Competition


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

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Reflecting on critical dialogue


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

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Prof Ciulla Talks on Ethics and Leadership at Lecture


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

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Hospitality and Catering Management Students off to Walt Disney


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

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First COIL Experience, A Success At DUT


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

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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, […]

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DUT Family Educates KwaXimba Community on Health and Education


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

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Education Inaccessibility For The Deaf Is A Constitutional Crisis


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

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Dublin Professor Impressed by DUT Engineering Students Professionalism


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

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Universities and Civil Society Relationships Discussed At Public Lecture


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

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Students Become Digital Through FYSE Project


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

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DUT Confucius Institute Showcase Chinese Culture At International Culture Gala


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

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


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

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


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

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DUT Photography Students Feed the Hungry


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

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Third Academic Literacies Symposium, a Great Success!


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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Urgent Notice to all staff and students


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

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Meet Dime Maziba, the writer of Political Poetry


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

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Njabulo and Nqubeko to New York


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

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DUT appointed David Mohale as Director: Special Projects


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

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A successful DUT Open Week


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

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Department of Food and Nutrition hosts International Students


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

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DUT co-hosts SITE and Gender Round-table


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

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


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

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DUT App launched


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

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DUT students awarded bursaries


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

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Pupils say DUT is “Lit” during DUT Open week


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

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DUT Students held a #SayNoToSuicide campaign.


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

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Thobani Nzuza’s Award Winning Play


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

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Online classrooms – DUT moves forward


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

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DUT CI Co-HOSTS “Chinafrika”


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

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A Successful DUT Autumn Graduation Season


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

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Msomi’s Big Dreams earn him Deans Merit


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

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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 […]

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Deans Merit for IT Fanatic


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

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


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

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


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

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DUT SRC Hosted a Seminar on Business and Entrepreneurship


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

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DUT Graduation Ceremonies are a place of happiness


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

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A Successful Green Summit in the Midlands


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

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DUT lecturer Chooses Studies over Life of Crime


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

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Hard Work and Passion Are Key to Achieving Academic Success


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

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DUT Durban Graduation Off to A Good Start


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DUT CI Co-hosts Cultural Gala in PMB


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

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Juggling Work and Studies Earns Karla Cum Laude in Fine Art


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

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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 […]

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PGA Executive Committee Inaugurated AT DUT


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

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NSFAS URGENT NOTICE


NSFAS URGENT NOTICE:  STUDENTS URGED TO SIGN AGREEMENTS TO AVOID FUNDING RETRACTION The National Student Financial Aid Scheme […]

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Luck Takes Pooe to Thailand


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

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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 […]

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DUT Graduation Ceremonies Go ‘Live’


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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MEET MR & MISS GREEN 2017


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DUT Alumnus nominated for CFO Awards


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Invotech Hosts First Health Walk


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

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The Universal Language of Dance


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Net Shopping is Booming


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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IMPORTANT COMMUNIQUE ON STUDENT HOUSING


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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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RadioDUT is Looking for You!


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

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


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

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Rewarding Excellence


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

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The Hierarchy of Clicks


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

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Professor Harris Takes Peacebuilding to Uganda


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

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Best Paper Award for DUT Professor and Student


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

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CCPE Issues e-Learning Certificates


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

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Roya Takes Peace Building to India


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

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NSFAS Announcement: January 2017


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

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Important Student Communique


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

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DUT energyDRIVE: Promoting Alternative Energy and Awareness


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

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Celebrating Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Research


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

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Promoting HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Understanding in the Workplace


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

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Annual Research Awardees 2016


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

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Marking the Third Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Death


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

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


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

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


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

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Trump Presidency Is Deconstructed


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

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DOUBLE WIN FOR DUT AT MACE 2016


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

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Critical Dialogue and Strategic Initiatives Dominated Talks at Symposium


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

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Boosting Staff Morale and Promoting Healthy Living


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

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Facilitating Positive Relations Between DUT and MUAS


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

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Keeping Female Pupils and Students in School


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

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Celebratory Tea for Fathima Shaik


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

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Promoting Excellence in Accountancy


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

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Faculty of Applied Sciences Shines Spotlight on Research


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

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DUT and Invotech collaborate in Biogas Project


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

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Life after Idols for DUT’s Sanele Mkhize


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

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DUT Student Group Lends Helping Hand to Fellow Students


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

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The Best Places to View the Supermoon


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

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DUT CI Tea Art Team Wow Fuzhou Audience


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

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Abe Bailey Scholarship for DUT’s Fathima


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

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Hauwei Scholarship for Noluthando


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

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Sanitary Pad Drive to Help Needy Women


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

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DUT SASCO & Student Governance Launch Student Funding Drive


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

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


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

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Strengthening Sweden-SA Water & Wastewater Research Linkages


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

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Promoting Positive Exchanges Between SA and China


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

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Investigating the Artistic Exploration of the Nude Figure


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

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Frederikse Tackles Non-Racialism Meaning in The Modern Society


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

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Nursing Students Give Back To The Community


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

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DUT Student Comes Third in SABS Essay Competition


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

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DUT Faculty of Health Sciences Hosts Health Wellness Day


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

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SRC statement publication


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

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Instant Mash Wins Food Product Launch at DUT


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

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UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTION


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

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UFC TO HOST RENOWNED AUTHOR AT DUT


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

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Skills Development is Essential in Maritime Industry


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

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A Rainbow Bridge to the East


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

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Ideal Platform to Launch Emerging Researchers


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

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ARTICULATION ISSUES ADDRESSED AT 2nd STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP


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

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Professor Thandwa Mthembu’s Introductory Message to DUT


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

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Maccramé Technique Earns Thornton Most Technical Range Award


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

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Most Innovative Range Award for Mtolo


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

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Xhosa Tradition Inspires DUT’s Best Range on Show


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

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UPDATE ON CAMPUS SECURITY


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

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Dr Volmink’s Farewell Message


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

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UPDATE ON THE RESUMPTION OF CLASSES


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

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DUT Welcomes its New VC, Prof Thandwa Mthembu


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

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UPDATE ON DISCUSSIONS WITH DUT SRC


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

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UPDATE ON STUDENT PROTESTS


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

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“Lost Artform” Earns Janine Special Recognition Award


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

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Majubana’s Animé-Samurai Inspiration Earns Him an Award


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

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Sustainability Earns Leandi Most Commercial Range on Show


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

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DUT Welcomes its New VC, Prof Thandwa Mthembu


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

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Academic Activities Resume Tomorrow (3 Oct 2016) at DUT


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

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Bidding Farewell to ‘a Man of Honour’


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

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Celebrating African Culture and Heritage


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

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Honouring the Late Steve Bantu Biko


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

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Intense, Futuristic Garments for “After Earth”


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

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VC Communique 28 September 2016


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

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False reports on DUT Shutdown next week


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

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Urgent Communique from Vice Chancellor’s Office, 27 September


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

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DUT Fashion Show Kicks Off Tomorrow


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

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Urgent Communique from Vice Chancellor’s Office


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

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VC communique dated 26 September 2016


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

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Communique from Vice Chancellor- 25 September 2016


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

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The Contributions of R.V Selope Thema to SA


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

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DUT Gender Forum Hosts Spring Fun Walk


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

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VC Communique – Tuesday 20 September 2016


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

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DHET Statement on 2017 University Fees


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

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Council communique on fees


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

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DigiFest a Success Despite Bad Weather


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

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DUT’s Siboniso Sips High Tea with First Lady


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

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Talking DigiFest with Dr Rene Smith


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

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Celebrating the Life and Times of Steve Biko


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

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Cum Laude for Cultural Enthusiast Tiema Muindi


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

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ICTAS 2017: Submit your Papers


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

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Sharing Knowledge at Blackboard World 2016


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

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All Set for the Applied Sciences’ Lecture Series


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

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TACKLING ISSUES OF SAFETY AND HEALTH IN HIGHER EDUCATION


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

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Talking Social Innovations


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

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Sharon Wilson Award for DUT’s Manjoo


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

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Showcasing Innovative Young Minds


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

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Honoring a Literary Giant Through Excellence


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

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Talking Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship


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

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A Superb French Act at the Courtyard Theatre


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

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Prestigious Scholarship for DUT Cum Laude Recipient


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

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Important DUT Council statement


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

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Third Annual DUT DigiFest Kicks Off This Week


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

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Diploma and Cum Laude Despite Financial Constraints


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

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Travis’ Sweet Victory Despite Difficult Obstacles


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

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Cum Laude After Third Time Lucky for Luke


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

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More PhD Graduates for DUT Peacebuilding


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

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SA Needs Intellectual Capacity, Dr Serobe Tells Graduates


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

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Master’s Degrees for DUT Post Graduate Association Presidents


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

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Graduates Must Make Strides in the Working World


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

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Cum Laude for Bongani Despite Dire Challenges


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

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Using Local Plants to Fight the TB Scourge


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

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Delivering 3G Access and Security Through Research


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

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Spring Graduation 2016 by Numbers


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

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Silent Marchers Shine Spotlight on Sexual Violence


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

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Focused Leadership and Commitment Needed For Transformation


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

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Exploring Complexity in Higher Education


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

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Women in Leadership Vastly Lacking


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

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Dissecting the Concept of Courageous Leadership


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

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Exploring Our Next World Through Fashion


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

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First Year Experience One-Stop Shop


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

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DUT VC Throws Weight Behind Silent Protest March


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

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This Gene Called Education


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

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Empowering Gendered Researchers 


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

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Sky’s the Limit for Journalism Students


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

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DUT Gender Forum Celebrates Women


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

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Helping the “Missing Middle”


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

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Building Skills and Confidence Amongst Female Researchers


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

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nGap Lecturers are the Future at Universities


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

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Digital ladies imaginatively helping ICT students


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

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8th annual Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture


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

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A Helpful Hand to DUT Students


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

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Young Women Are the Future of South Africa


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

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DUT Staff Soccer Team Wins at Home Ground


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

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Heartfelt Condolences on the Passing of Charles Zulu


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

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DUT Welcomes International Students


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

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UFC Plays Important Role at AIDS Conference


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

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Unity Urged in Fighting HIV/AIDS in Higher Education


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

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Reading Really Does Broaden the Mind


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

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Talking Green Energy for Rural Areas


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

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DUT VICTORIOUS AT GCI AWARDS


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

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DUT hosts international guests from J&J


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

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Talking HIV/AIDS Within the Green Economy and Development


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

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Ten Commandments of Publishing in Top Tier Journals


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

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DUT Staffer’s Acting Debut In Local Soapie


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

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High Hopes for DUT Netball Team 


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

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Major Ngcobo’s Memoir Set For Launch


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

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DUT Mourns the Death of Dr Mkhwanazi


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

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DUT Students Ace Durban July Young Designer Awards


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

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CREATIVITY IS THEIR GAME


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

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Vodacom Durban July Fashion Finals for DUT Students


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

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Global Call for Better Drug Policies and Interventions


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

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Free Screenings of Festival Movies in Durban


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

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DUT Design Graduate on a Winning High


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

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Thakur’s Expert Tips on Appropriately Using the Internet


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

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DUT GCI TO ATTEND 3rd Annual Green Youth Indaba


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

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DUT’s Nomfanelo Making Waves on Local Radio


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

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A Look at SA Cities Through the Lens


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

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Understanding Violent Behaviour Through Dialogue


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

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Hadebe Flies DUT Flag in Chinese Proficiency Competition


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

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A Conversation on Assessment


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

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Creating future leaders


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

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DUT and USA Collaborate Through Dance


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

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It’s an ‘exciting time’ for cancer research


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

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Young Designer judging showcases creativity in spades


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

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DUT’s Emergency Medical Care & Rescue Dept making waves


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

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


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

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New DUT Executive Management Structure


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

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Phungula’s Student Funding Drive Continues in Spain


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

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Witness an Awesome Dance Encounter   


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

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Addressing SA’s Ongoing Rapes


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

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STUDENTS VOW TO SHINE THE LIGHT ON THEIR FUTURE


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

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Pupils Descend on DUT for Open Week


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

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Law to tackle hate speech


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

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Youth Entrepreneurship Collaboration


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

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Meet DUT’s Mr and Miss Green


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

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Building and Promoting Entrepreneurship


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

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Another Award for DUT International Fashion Photographer


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

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DUT Open Week


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

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Dr Richard Maponya to Talk Entrepreneurship at DUT


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

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DUT Hosts Richard Maponya Provincial Annual Lecture


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

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Empowering Black Business Women


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

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Meet Dr John Volmink, Interim DUT Vice-Chancellor


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

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Promoting Environmental Sustainability


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

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Celebrating the ‘Ahmeds’  


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

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Emotional Farewell for Prof Bawa at DUT


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

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Improving Student Literacy through Spelling Bee Comps


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

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Kathrada Dedicates His Award to Fellow Struggle Icons


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

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DUT SRC President and Executive Graduate


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

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Preservation of Water Earns Mthembu a Doctorate Degree


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

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Peace Keeps Dream Alive Despite First Year Challenges


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

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Dr Lourens an Inspiration to her Students 


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

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Culture drive Graduates to Succeed!


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

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Four PhD’s for DUT Peacebuilding Programme


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

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Cum Laude for Nyamapfene Twins 


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

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A Magic Chinese Characters Exhibition at DUT


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

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Funding Challenges Motivated Zondi To Get Best Results


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

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An Electrifying Atmosphere at Midlands April Graduation


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

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Cum laude and Dean’s Merit Award for Lindani


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

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Invite to ‘Homeless’ Screening


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

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Developing Staff Capacity in Online Teaching


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

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RadioDUT Takes Steps to Make a Difference


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

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DUT to perform at Folkwang Shakespeare Festival


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

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DUT Honours Ahmed Kathrada with Honourary Doctorate


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

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Recognising Excellence


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

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Addressing the Eradication of Racism


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

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DUT Confucius Institute Hosts Successful Film Festival


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

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Talking Urban Design and Planning


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

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Rewarding Excellence


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

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TB Awareness Month


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

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Highlighting the Importance of Mother Tongue Education


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

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Library Week with a Difference


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

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Human Rights Day Celebrations at DUT


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

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Broadening Students’ Horizons Through International Exchange Programmes


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

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Stop Corruption!


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

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Donation Makes Huge Impact


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

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DUT Staffer Appointed to National Faculty Working Committee


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

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Dr Zweli Mkhize Calls for Calm During Public Protests


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

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Addressing Postgraduates’ Challenges


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

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Gearing Up Students for Higher Education 


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

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Learning from the Past


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

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Humboldt University Keen to Form MoU with DUT


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

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DUT HIV/AIDS Centre Bids Farewell to Oziel Mdletshe


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

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‘Willkommen in DUT‘


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

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Appeal for Blood and Bone Marrow Donations


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

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Studying in Europe Made Possible Through EUROSA


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

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Celebrating the Life of Archie Gumede


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

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Two DUT Staff Awarded DBA (HEM) Scholarships


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

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DUT Students Attend Future Leaders Forum 


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

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Calling for Unity HIV/AIDS Fight


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

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Prof Moyo Scores First Class Honours for her Master’s


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

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His Love for Radio Keeps Him Going


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

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Academic Programme Resumes Thursday, 18 February 2016


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