Dancing to the beat let visually impaired TUT student steal the show at dance-off competition
Being blind doesn’t mean that I can’t exercise.” This attitude has just enabled a visually impaired student, Rebone Mogale, to steal stole the show at the annual arts and cultural dance-off that took place at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Primary Education at the Soshanguve North Campus.... Read more
Olwethu Waka: Finding success against all odds
Success is no accident, says Pele, arguably the world’s all-time best footballer. He was so good, he could have played for the glorious Orlando Pirates football club. Pele, however, doesn’t tell us what success is. He also does not offer ideas about the recipe for success. So that is... Read more
From TVET college student to BTech graduate
It has been proven that with a TVET College education, there are no limits to the possibilities. When Gilroy Forbes enrolled at West Coast TVET College, his vision was only to complete a qualification and to get into the labour market. Coming from Saron, a rural town just outside... Read more
Student wins first prize in Corobrik architectural awards
UKZN Architecture student Jean-Pierre Desvaux de Marigny has won the R50 000 first prize in the Corobrik architectural awards competition. De Marigny, who described winning as ‘a great feeling’, says he is delighted his work was recognised and achieved first place. ‘It was truly an amazing experience and I feel honoured... Read more
Filmmaker academic involved in community participatory projects
‘I love being informed and to positively explore and use that information. Education is forever growing and evolving, and I believe it involves sharing of knowledge, teaching and learning. Academia provides such an environment for me, so says Mr Mzwandile Makhanya, Media &Cultural studies lecturer at UKZN’s School of... Read more
Witsies recognised in M&G’s 200 Young South Africans 2017
More than 25 Witsies are included in this year’s Mail & Guardian list for the most notable young SAs under the age of 35. The recognition attests to the quality of leaders Wits University produces and grooms. Now in its 12th year, the supplement showcases the young stars who are making sterling... Read more
New generation of black divers for SA
A new generation of black commercial divers is busy qualifying through training provided by the Subtech Group in partnership with the Transport Education Training Authority (TETA). “This is some of the good news about transformation in the maritime industry,” says Malcolm Alexander, education, training and development (ETD) practitioner at... Read more
UP’s legal eagle student scores dramatic racing win
The Idube karting circuit in the KZN Midlands was the scene of an historic triumph for women drivers on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Young Pretoria Law student Ivana Cetinich scored a dramatic win in Race Two of the fastest and most competitive karting class in kart racing. And she was followed... Read more
UCT alumnus wins The Voice SA
Recent UCT finance graduate Craig Lucas was announced as the winner of season two of the popular singing contest, The Voice South Africa, last weekend. The winner of season one in 2016, Richard Stirton, was also UCT alumnus. In the finale last weekend, Lucas sang Chris de Burgh’s Lady in Red, which... Read more
Premier SET award for CUT academic
Professor Fidelis Emuze is among the best and brightest scientists in South Africa for his outstanding contribution to research work in lean construction. He participated at the annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards held in Johannesburg on 29 June 2017 for the TW Kambule-NSTF Emerging Researcher Award.... Read more