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DUT IS SET TO HOST THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED VICE CHANCELLOR’S CUP 2023

DUT IS SET TO HOST THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED VICE CHANCELLOR’S CUP 2023

An exciting addition to the sporting calendar at the Durban University of Technology is the Vice Chancellor’s Cup which takes place on Saturday, 14 October 2023. The aim is make it an annual sporting event starting from this year, 2023. The Vice Chancellor’s Cup encourages student participation from the DUT Midlands campuses and DUT students from Durban campuses within the university.

The event will serve as a means to also encourages social interaction and build a sense of community among the students. It is an event that aims to celebrate the values of sportsmanship, camaraderie, leadership, and teamwork.

The tournament used to be called Student Services Dean’s Cup in the previous years at DUT. It is a highly anticipated event which is not just about winning; it also promotes sportsmanship, encourages students to develop their leadership and teamwork skills that fosters a sense of camaraderie and healthy competition among participants.

The Vice Chancellor’s Cup will provide an opportunity for students to showcase their talent, athleticism, and team spirit in a range of sports and activities, and a highlight of the event will be an exhibition football match between the DUT executive management and labour unions within DUT. The Vice Chancellor’s Cup will include the following sport codes:

  • Aerobics, basketball, chess, e-sport, football, karate, netball and touch rugby.

The event aims to foster a sense of pride and belonging, creating lasting memories and friendships. It will serve as a platform for students to bond and celebrate their achievements while promoting the ENVISION2030 Living Values to improve lives and livelihoods.

Mr Bongani Yengwa: Manager of the Sport Administration Unit said that the Vice Chancellors Cup is aligned with one of the living values, being ‘commitment’ because the unit supports and promotes the development of students health and also the pursuit of their institutional goals.

“The Vice Chancellor’s Cup will form an integral part of university life that promotes the overall development and well-being of students and staff. It will provide an opportunity for students to excel in sports, showcase their talents, and foster a spirit of healthy competition. This event represents the Sport Administration Unit and university brand, it is crucial to ensure a successful and impactful presence that aligns with our brand identity,” he said.

Pictured: Mr Bongani Yengwa: Manager of the Sport Administration Unit.

Waheeda Peters

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