New research study to assess reproductive health needs of refugees
The Durban University of Technology (DUT’s) Urban Futures Centre hosted a Seminar Presentation entitled: Using technology to improve refugee and migrant access to sexual and reproductive health care. The event was held in conjunction with the AIDS Foundation of South Africa and The Florence Foundation, at Steve Biko Campus,... Read more
PHD graduates building peace through active research
Ululating sounds, thunderous applauds and lots of chanting and singing formed a major part of the Faculty of Management Sciences session which took place at the Fred Crookes Sports Centre, at 9am, today. Parents and graduands could not contain their excitement as each student was called to the podium... Read more
Circumstances did not deter Ndebele from her education
“I’m over the moon, and very excited.  Obtaining a BTech is a dream come true, passing with cum laude is just an additional spice which makes it taste exceptionally good, said an elated Ndebele. The Pietermaritzburg mother of two, Ivory Velephi Ndebele, obtained her Bachelor of Technology in Office... Read more
International students enjoy ‘IT’ challenge
Developing partnerships with other universities internationally is one of the aims of the Directorate: International Education and Partnerships (IEP). The International Education and Partnerships (IEP) office was established to support the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in its drive towards becoming a globally positioned University of Technology. The IEP... Read more
DUT students redefining fashion at the SA Fashion Week
The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT), Department of Fashion and Textiles 3rd year students, left a remarkable mark when they showcased their aesthetic garments at the annual South Africa Fashion Week (SAFW) at Protea Court, Sandton City in Johannesburg last week. According to DUT Department of Fashion and Textiles,... Read more
DUT hosts renowned linguists to promote indigenous languages
Renowned Actress, Producer and Author, Florence Masebe believes that preservation and promotion of indigenous languages can be achieved through the introduction of a language policy within the creative and media space. She was speaking during a Public Lecture hosted by the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in partnership with... Read more
Top accolade for DUT student at Furniture Design Competition Awards
Durban University of Technology’s Interior Design student, Lwazi Mshibe’s perseverance paid off, following his announcement as the winner of the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) Furniture Design Competition Awards in the Student Category, during the awards ceremony held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg recently. Mshibe entered the... Read more
DUT lecturer employs technology to save the planet
The Durban University of Technology Lecturer Prinavin Govender is on a mission to save the planet by using technology and lobbying students to be environmental advocates. Govender lectures computer science in the department of Information Technology and has since involved himself and his students with Climate Action Project, a... Read more
Values-based teaching certificates given to trainers at DUT
  It was a day of jubilation when 160 trainees drawn from the areas of Umlazi, Umzinto, Kwa Makutha, Folweni and Hammarsdale received their 2017 certificates in value-based training at the Durban University of Technology, Mansfield Hall, last week. The event is part of a partnership programme between the... Read more
Randeree wins best commercial range for her modest collection
  Being a young Muslim woman who showcased her range of modest wear earned DUT’s Fashion Design and Textile student, Aaliya Randeree, the title of the‘Most Commercial Range Award’. Randeree showcased her impressive and unique designs at the annual fashion show which was held at the Fred Crookes Sports... Read more