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Dr Chasi Will Tackle The Issue On Joint Degrees At The One-Day DUT Workshop
Many South African Higher education institutions are facing increasing numbers of requests for joint offerings of academic programmes. With this in mind, the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Directorate of International Education and Partnerships are hosting a one-day workshop pertaining to the issue of Joint Degrees, at the Riverside... Read more
Blended learning study scoops research award
Undergraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) presented their winning discipline-specific research projects at the School’s annual Research Day. Academic leader of Research in the SHS, Professor Pragashnie Govender, encouraged the students to adopt a science communication approach and ensure that the findings of... Read more
DUT launches the 1st Luban workshop in SA
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) in collaboration with Tianjin Vocational Institute (TVI) of China launched the first Luban Workshop, in South Africa in December. The MEC for KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Education, Hon Kwazi Mshengu and Hon Bai Hailli, Deputy Director of Tianjin Municipal Education Commission presided over the official... Read more
Dr Rawlinson was awarded the SAERA Award for the best doctoral dissertation in 2018
The School of Education from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted the South Education Research Association (SAERA) 7th Annual Conference at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban from Wednesday 23 to 25 October 2019 which was attended by delegates from over 25 universities. The theme of the conference was... Read more
DUT launches a wellness programme for informal traders
Health is a key concern for informal workers because ill-health often results in a loss of income. informal traders often work on street corners, pavements, and landfills. In their workplaces, they are exposed to many of the urban health hazards, including chemical pollutants, physical hazards, and poor urban infrastructure.... Read more
Royal Geographic Society honours top UKZN scientist
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Research Professor and Senior Faculty member of the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), Frank Tanser, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Geographical Society Back Award for conducting seminal research that has shaped national health policies in developing countries. The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute... Read more
KZN Youth Fund to assist young entrepreneurs
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government is to unveil a Youth Fund that aims to assist deserving young people to kick-start their business ventures. First of its kind, the KZN Youth Fund follows a comprehensive research by Youth Directorates of both the Premier’s Office and KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism... Read more
Feisty UKZN lecturer secures PhD in agricultural engineering
UKZN lecturer Dr Alaika Kassim, who graduated with a PhD in Agricultural Engineering, is extremely passionate about her research. The aim of her PhD study was to develop a small-scale in-field integrated post-harvest citrus treatment unit for kumquat fruit to alleviate green and blue mould. The unit condenses the processes... Read more
Fine art college illegal
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) would like to reiterate that the annulment of an operating licence for the Centre for Fine Art Animation and Design (CFAD) College effected in November 2016 still remains. The Institution has until 31 December 2017 to phase out pipe-line students. Similarly... Read more
New Enactus Ford C3 projects to improve SA lives
Job creation, economic empowerment, recycling and environmental sustainability are the key focus areas for four new student-driven community projects selected by global NPO Enactus and the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3). “The purpose of Ford C3 is to challenge colleges and universities to partner with their local communities... Read more

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