Man meets machine…machine reads man!
Unisa’s School of Computing (SoC) has proven once again that it is at the cutting edge of technology and research by acquiring equipment that measures a wide range of physiological indicators. Psychophysiology is an area of psychology that measures an individual’s bodily responses to reveal something about their mental state and... Read more
UKZN signs agreement with international business school
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UKZN and an international education institution based in Mauritius, Amity Business School, has been finalised. The MoU was signed earlier this year and the director of the school in Mauritius, Dr Dhananjay Keskar, visited UKZN to discuss and complete the agreement. UKZN’s Dr... Read more
TUT tackles maths, science problem
In a first for the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (TUTFEBE), Prof SP Daniel Chowdhury, a research professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, together with a team of lecturers have developed a maths and science workshop to get mathematics... Read more
Three TUT staff members, four new qualifications
The Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Directorate of Quality Promotion (DQP) boasts four new qualifications among three of its staff members – all aimed at ensuring improvement of teaching and learning through effective academic development and quality initiatives.   Emily Mabote, deputy director, and Zama Simamane, quality advisor, both obtained... Read more
Tshwane University extends cross-continental collaboration
The cultivation of relationships beneficial to the university’s students, staff and other stakeholders, is a central part of how an institution of higher learning ought to function. In light of this, a delegation of TUT EMC members and executive deans, together with Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, the Finnish minister of education... Read more
Documentary highlights albinism and education challenges
A chance encounter on a train has seen a Disability Unit staff member being featured in a documentary focusing on the challenges of people with albinism. Education and Albinism was produced by the Human Rights Media Centre and attempts to shed light on the realities of living with albinism... Read more
CPUT International fellowship programme boosts teaching and research
CPUT has benefited from a fellowship program, which gives African-born scholars in the United States and Canada the opportunity to collaborate with universities in six African countries. A collaborative application between Dr Kareemah Gamieldien from CPUT’s Department of Emergency Medical Sciences (EMS) and Prof M. Faadiel Essop from the Physiological Sciences... Read more
SARETEC wind turbine service technicians graduate
As the world recognises Global Wind Day today a very special occasion linked to the potential of wind power will be taking place at CPUT. The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) and Nordex Acciona Wind Power will be hosting its first graduation ceremony of wind turbine service... Read more
SA team exposed to the energy revolution of Germany
A high-profile South African delegation visited Germany from 29 May to 2 June to get a better understanding of the country’s energy revolution project “Energiewende”. Germany is a country currently working on two main challenges: To digitise its production-driven economy and to manage its energy supply for future generations.... Read more
ABSA gives R6-million in scholarships
  ABSA met with the Vaal University of Technology’s executive on 14 June to hand over a cheque worth R6-million towards scholarships. Because VUT accommodates a number of disadvantaged students, ABSA decided to make a generous contribution towards the education of poor, but deserving students. The banking istitution has... Read more