Jazz Lecturer Launches Fifth Album
UKZN Jazz lecturer Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane has released his fifth album titled iHubo Labomdabu, a solo piano set featuring music composed during the lockdown period. ‘This album is informed by an imagination of my personal life experiences, political climate and imposed lifestyle,’ said Mashiloane. ‘The music tells of social... Read more
Humanities Academic Awarded Prestigious VC Research Award
Professor Hangwelani Magidimisha-Chipungu of the School of Built Environment and Development Studies has been awarded the prestigious UKZN Vice-Chancellor’s Research Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements and the international reputation she has earned in her discipline. ‘I am very excited about the award. I would not have made... Read more
UKZN plans phased-in return of students to the university – 2021
The global threat of COVID-19 continues to be with us, requiring the University to adopt an approach of abundant caution in returning students to limited campus activities. This approach aims to ensure that many of the measures to help minimise the health risks remain in place for the protection... Read more
UKZN SRC fundraises for students in need
The SRC at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has embarked on a fundraising campaign that aims to fundraise R3 million to assist in reducing the student financial debt of students whose family income is below R350 000 and those students whose family income is between R350K and R600K. The... Read more
Digital Arts Student shortlisted for the Yogi Sip Young Creators Network competition
Digital Arts honours student, Mr Zico Mthethwa, was recently shortlisted for the Yogi Sip Young Creators Network competition. He was selected from over 600 creatives from across the country who submitted their best work to take part in this year’s Young Creators’ Network competition. The selected artists stand a... Read more
DUT Advancement And Alumni Relations Office launches DUT Alumni Mentorship Programme
Nurturing a people-centred culture that embodies the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) values and principles is what drives programmes at the institution. The university aims to have a direct link with its graduates and nurture a lifelong relationship between alumni and their alma mater.   In relation to nurturing... Read more
DUT’S bay curbside job seeker scores job opportunity
Community support, perseverance and hard work have landed Durban University of Technology (DUT) Mechanical Engineering graduate, Vukile Gumede a job at a mining company in Durban. The 23-year-old from Mtubatuba drew attention of strangers two months ago when he stood for days at a busy intersection in Richards Bay,... Read more
DUT alumnus starts his jewellery design business
Hailing all the way from Isipingo, Durban, Sanele Myeni who graduated from Durban University of Technology (DUT) with a Diploma in Jewellery Design, is a sole founder of a business called Minimalistic Jewellery Designs. The 26-year-old Myeni who is now based and runs his business in Johannesburg said becoming an... Read more
Professor Khathutshelo Percy Mashige appointed as Dean and Head: School of Health Sciences
Professor Khathutshelo Percy Mashige has been appointed as Dean and Head: School of Health Sciences as from 1 January 2021. Professor Mashige was born in Limpopo. After becoming a victim of a devastating motor vehicle accident, he was left a quadriplegic. Despite this blow, he rose above his serious... Read more
110 years of DUT City Campus
Steeped in history, Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) City Campus this year turned a 110 years old. The landmark building which has stood the test of time celebrated its centenary in 2010. With the contribution of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, the City Campus Restoration Project took place.... Read more

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