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
Mcup is launched in DUT
The Match Research Unit (MRU) of the University of Witwatersrand in partnership with the Durban University of Technology’s Isolempilo Clinic recently introduced the Menstrual cup project (Mcup) to female students at DUT. The on-going two-year project is intended to provide adolescent girls and young women with menstrual cups that... Read more
Top awards for DUT chemistry students
The Durban University of Technology Department of Analytical Chemistry students’ scooped top awards at the 2017 South African Chemical Institute (SACI) Bachelor of Technology (Btech)/Honours symposium held at Ritson Campus Hotel School on the 20th October 2017. The symposium was geared towards postgraduate students in the field of chemistry... Read more
DUT victorious during student national poetry challenge
  The Durban University of Technology won big during the Drama for Life Lover + Another National Poetry Challenge hosted recently by the University of Witwatersrand at its Braamfontein Campus. DUT’s Mazwi Shozi emerged victorious after being voted as the second best poet in the event taking home R5000... Read more
DUT’s chiropractic student wins prestigious Abe Bailey Travel Scholarship
Hannah Lenka McKay, a sixth year DUT Chiropractic Master’s student is all set to leave for London in November 2017, after being awarded the prestigious Abe Bailey Travel Scholarship. The Abe Bailey Travel Scholarship was established in terms of the Will of Sir Abe Bailey who died in 1940.... Read more
DUT’s ladies football team takes top position
After a win against Real Dolphin last month, the Durban University of Technology’s ladies team remains at the top of the log this season. This is the second season in the SAFA eThekwini region league since the team joined during the 2016/16 campaign. Last season the team finished in... Read more