Ovation for TUT alumna who wins prominent music competition
Within only two years of completing her degree, a B Tech: Vocal Art Performance at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Cecilia Rangwanasha (24) this weekend became the first South African classical singer to win the prestigious 6th Unisa International Voice competition. She received prize money of R200 000.... Read more
NRF recognises TUT’s brightest research minds
Six of the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) brightest research minds recently received National Research Foundation(NRF) ratings, after dedicating years towards research and study within a particular field and proving their high standards of research. ​​​​With so much experience, these NRF researchers are acknowledged as thought leaders and influencers... Read more
Tshwane University of Technology student maps the way into the architectural future
For the winners of the Tshwane University of Technology leg of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award and their peers, this would be the era of 3D-printed houses, digi cities, self-drive cars and an urban environment that could not have been imagined as little as 10... Read more
TuksLaw celebrates its ranking as best in Africa
The Faculty of Law, its alumni, foreign dignitaries, friends, members of the judiciary, staff and students celebrated the faculty’s 2018 ranking by Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) as the best in Africa and 92nd in the world. After the Programme Director, Prof Monray Botha (Head of the Department of... Read more
Protecting Nature’s Beauty, a winning theme for TUT’s best
Three students from the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Fine & Applied Arts, Jewellery Design & Manufacture Programme has just scooped the first three positions in the annual De Beers 2016/17 Shining Light Awards. For the first time ever a winner, first and second runner up were chosen... Read more
International expertise to boost local entrepreneurship
Collaboration between South Africa’s biggest university of technology, TUT, and Finish based Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences, is bound to boost and change the face of local entrepreneurship forever. The launch of a collaborative project in entrepreneurial and start-up activities took place on 27 November 2017 in Helsinki,... Read more
A love of plastic moulds professional career
A childhood project working in his father’s injection moulding workshop to earn pocket money, has moulded the Tshwane University of Technology’s fifth honorary doctorate’s professional career, putting him among the top three global experts in Polymer Technology. Prof Joseph Karger-Kocsis received TUT’s highest accolade, a Doctor Technologiae (honoris causa),... Read more
Fashion Doctorate is a first for TUT
Kenyan born Ruth J L Cheluget (60) became the first person to obtain a Doctorate in Fashion Design at the Tshwane University of Technology during one of the University’s Spring graduation ceremonies hosted at the Pretoria Campus this morning, 18 October. The title of her dissertation is Environmental Implications... Read more
It is Dr Lillian Dube now
The Theunis Bester Hall on the Tshwane University of Technology’s Pretoria Campus was abuzz when celebrated actress, Lillian Dube (72), received an Honorary Doctorate degree from the University during one of its Spring Graduation ceremonies hosted this morning, 18 October. Considering her rise and success in the entertainment industry,... Read more
#TuksSport at the forefront of sporting excellence
In 2017, the University of Pretoria (UP) has raised the standard of university sport to a new level, winning six of the Varsity competitions and nine of the University Sports South Africa (USSA) tournaments. Furthermore, two UP-Tuks athletes became world champions in their respective Olympic sports codes, proving that... Read more