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BET software welcomes nine DUT graduates into their graduate programme
Nine graduates from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) kick started their careers with BET Software in Umhlanga, Durban, on 1 February 2022. These graduates will spend a year as part of BET Software’s Graduate Programme which is paid work experience, where they will learn about all aspects of the... Read more
DUT’s prof Agbenyegah visits TTU to strengthen DUT’s footprint in
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) entered into a collaborative partnership through a signed MoU with Takoradi Technical University (TTU) of Ghana in 2020. TTU has since approved over forty (40) of their staff members to register for doctoral studies with the DUT. During the academic year 2021 various... Read more
DUT students make it into the regional finals of the Huawei ICT Competition
Three Durban University of Technology (DUT) students have been selected to compete in the Huawei ICT Competition Regional Finals which is to be held online, next month, February 2022. Dickson Hove, Wendy Nhleko and Dumisani Sibanda will be competing with 12 teams from various countries in the Southern African... Read more
DUT alumna showcases her collection at SA Fashion Week
Durban University of Technology (DUT) Alumna, Fikile Zamagcino Sokhulu is making fashion strides in the industry and was recently one of the finalists of the virtual South African Fashion Week New Talent Search Competition 2021; showcasing her fashion collection, Willow, at the prestigious digital event.  Feminine and organic aesthetics are associated with her brand Fikile Zamagcino... 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
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
Designer student wins TWYG Student Award for her sustainable collection
Designing clothing in an environmentally and socio-economically sustainable manner, to change the attitude and behaviour of people, is the aim of Bachelor of Technology Degree (BTech) fourth-year student, Alexandra Van Heerden.  The environmentally-conscious student designer is creating fashion waves and recognition for her sustainable collection, recently winning the TWYG Student Award, which took place... Read more
DUT to train 300 girls on coding and robotics
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) will open its doors to 300 young girls from the deep rural schools across KwaZulu-Natal to help them acquire coding and robotic skills, which will assist them to one day thrive as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) entrepreneurs and executives. This was... Read more
DUT ecotourism students launch online initiative called #vikelaimvelo
Second-year Midlands students from the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Department of Ecotourism recently launched their first-ever online community-engagement initiative called #vikelaimvelo which was geared towards identifying and highlighting the gravity of threats to biodiversity and how these have the potential to hinder the development of township and rural... Read more
Filmmaker and DUT alumna, Karin Slater joins the Oscars
Thirty years of hard work has paid off for Filmmaker and Durban University of Technology (DUT) Alumna, Karin Slater who has been selected to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS). Slater is one of the only two filmmakers from South Africa to... Read more

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