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Regent alumni ready to scale new career heights with door-opening MBA
REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL alumni Noble Eiaseb’s commitment to lifelong learning led him to register for and complete an MBA, during a pandemic no less, because he understands the power it wields in the workplace. “An MBA is a much-sought-after qualification for a go-getter and someone who wants to combine their... Read more
Former UJ football player and student joins MLS side FC Dallas
Katlego “Tsiki” Ntsabeleng has become the latest South African football player to sign for a major international football club in 2021. Major League Soccer (MLS) side FC Dallas announced on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 that the club has secured the services of Ntsabeleng after his impressive showing in the 2021 campaign... Read more
Geologists Warn Tropical Cyclones Could Hit KZN in the Future
An international study led out of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and published in the journal Nature Geoscience has used state-of-the-art techniques to investigate seabed sediments, revealing that severe tropical cyclones made landfall on the eastern coast of South Africa in the past and that under projected climate change... Read more
Watch this Space
CPUT Vice-Chancellor Prof Chris Nhlapo congratulated engineers from the university’s African Space Innovation Centre (ASIC) in person when the continent’s first satellite constellation was successfully launched. The Marine Domain Awareness Satellites (MDASat) have already started successfully transmitting data after they were launched aboard US aerospace company SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. The mission... Read more
UP’s Prof Christof Heyns honoured with essay collection
The life and legacy of human rights lawyer, activist and educator Professor Christof Heyns has been commemorated in an essay collection written by friends, family and colleagues. The publication, titled A life interrupted: essays in honour of the lives and legacies of Christof Heyns, was recently launched at the University of Pretoria’s... Read more
Lecturer, opera singer and an entrepreneur!
For the Durban University of Technology (DUT) lecturer, Ms Nozuko Teto, being an academic is as rewarding and gratifying as singing opera. The Junior Lecturer for Voice and Singing in the Drama and Production Studies Department has travelled all over the world and uses her experience to inspire and... Read more
Nursing students go head-to-head in healthcare skills competition
Healthcare workers in training from across South Africa will be taking part in the WorldSkills South Africa provincial competition in Pretoria,from24 – 27 January 2022. They will be competing for the chance to represent South Africa at the 46th International WorldSkills Competition, which will be hosted in Shanghai, China... Read more
CHIETA, SAPREF boost skills development in chemical sector
The long-standing partnership between CHIETA, the chemical industries SETA, and SAPREF, South Africa’s largest crude oil refinery, has delivered strong skills development programmes to the sector, at an investment of R6 million by CHIETA. SAPREF, which is one of the SETA’s top levy paying contributors, is providing opportunities for about... Read more
Agriculture Lecturer attains NRF rating
The number of MUT academics that receive NRF (National Research Foundation) rating keeps growing. Lately, the University welcomed news that Dr Festus Adejoro, a lecturer in the Department of Agriculture, has been granted a ‘Y’ by the NRF. A ‘Y’ rating indicates that one is a promising young researcher.... Read more
DUT students make it into the regional finals of the Huawei ICT Competition
Three Durban University of Technology (DUT) students have been selected to compete in the Huawei ICT Competition Regional Finals which is to be held online, next month, February 2022. Dickson Hove, Wendy Nhleko and Dumisani Sibanda will be competing with 12 teams from various countries in the Southern African... Read more

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