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Agriculture Lecturer attains NRF rating
The number of MUT academics that receive NRF (National Research Foundation) rating keeps growing. Lately, the University welcomed news that Dr Festus Adejoro, a lecturer in the Department of Agriculture, has been granted a ‘Y’ by the NRF. A ‘Y’ rating indicates that one is a promising young researcher.... Read more
Dr Mthembu becomes top reviewer for Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems Journal
The University’s research community stands a great chance of benefiting from the vast experience of Dr Bonginkosi Eric Mthembu, the Head of the Department of Community Extension, who boasts a wealth of experience in reviewing journal articles. Dr Mthembu was declared the top reviewer by the Web of Science... Read more
Amazing tutor makes students excellent in ‘difficult’ Statistics
Three Marketing second year students have benefited from the services of Mthokozisi Gumede, an MUT Marketing graduate with a 98% average in Statistics. Mthokozisi assists Siyabonga Makhoba, Ntokozo Qwabe, and Mandisa Mvubu – who are all second year students. There are 1 197 students that Mthokozisi and his fellow tutors... Read more
MUT opens a Writing Centre to strengthen academic support to staff and students
Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) has opened a Writing Centre to empower both staff and students with academic writing skills. This latest move further solidifies the foundation for academic success for both groups.  The Writing Centre opened its doors at a time when universities are devising various strategies to... Read more
A determined MUT graduate uses his marketing skills to make it in business
On several occasions while addressing the University staff and students, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Marcus Ramogale bemoaned the fact that no graduate should see themselves as job seekers but as work seekers, “there might be no jobs but there is plenty of work, our graduates would succeed if they... Read more
Making a difference one chess piece at a time
Daniel Asiwe, a North-West University (NWU) final-year industrial psychology and labour relations student, recently hosted a successful online chess tournament for a great cause. The chess tournament aimed to create awareness about women and children who do not have the means to purchase sanitary products, and attracted players from... Read more
A 2020 graduate is nominated to Presidential Working Group
Bright Hlongwane, a 2020 graduate, has been nominated to the Presidential Youth Working Group chaired by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Presidential Youth Working Group was established to mainstream youth development and empowerment in the work of government.  Bright said he was “excited by the fact that young people are... Read more
MUT athletics coach wins KZN Coach of the Year award
When Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) appointed Xolani Mabhida in January 2020 as coach for athletics, they knew they had caught a big fish whose reputation precedes him. His track record of success is just what the University needed to support its commitment to developing sports as one of... Read more
Mangosuthu University welcomes returning students
On Monday, 22 January 2019 Mandisa Dlamini took a giant step towards completing her studies and securing her future. She registered for her final year in National Diploma in Accounting (Extended Curriculum Propgramme) at Mangosuthu University of Technology.  Mandisa is one of many returning students that make the bulk of... Read more
SA students win R50,000 in the Universities Business Challenge
The Overlings from Mangosuthu University of Technology are the 2018 winners of Cognity Advisory’s Universities Business Challenge (UBC), sponsored by General Electric (GE). The winning team of four students are walking away with R50,000 to turn their business idea into reality. Launched in July this year, the UBC has... Read more

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