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
DUT ICT student inspires women to excel in technology
Third year Information and Communications Technology (ICT) student inspires women to excel in technology, Nombuso Msweli held her first online webinar titled: Reframe Your Mind for a Career in Technology, on Google Meet on Saturday, 8 August 2020. The webinar took place after she was selected by Google to be... Read more
DUT students participate in an important DHET study
DUT students have been invited to participate in the national Students’ Access to and Use of Learning Materials (SAULM) survey before 31 August 2020. The study was commissioned by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to investigate how students are accessing and engaging with different forms of... Read more
Dr Joe Molete Aims to inspire ‘greatness’
The DUT Communications team spoke to the dynamic Dr Joe Molete, who is the new Director of the Midlands Campuses as of January 2020. He is responsible for the leadership and growth of the two DUT Midlands (Indumiso and Riverside) campuses. Dr Molete is ecstatic to be part of... Read more
DUT’s Gomolemo Mohapi Aims To Upskill Members Of The Community Through Technology
The charismatic Gomolemo Mohapi is a young, passionate Applications Development student from the Durban University of Technology (DUT), who is completing his Advanced Diploma in ICT. He has a keen interest in learning about Microsoft tools and technologies such as C#, .Net and Microsoft Azure. Mohapi through his love... Read more
DUT Helps Guide Emerging Entrepreneurs through The Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
One of the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) mission is to excel through external engagement that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and partnership. Ensuring students understand the culture of building entrepreneurship, DUT has been instrumental in helping and guiding young and emerging entrepreneurs through the Centre for Social... Read more
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
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

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