Spring graduations commence at TUT
The annual Tshwane University of Technology Spring Graduation ceremonies, that commence from 10 to 20 October 2017, will see 5 047 successful students receiving their qualifications. This brings the total number of qualifications conferred on successful students in 2017 to more than 15 000. The graduation ceremonies for the... Read more
SA’s McCann wins World Champs gold
‘Showing the world that South African sportswomen can be fast, furious and fabulous’ Kirsten McCann wrote on her Twitter page. She certainly did not just type those words in a moment of boredom. McCann is fulfilling it; she proved it on Friday when she became South Africa’s first female... Read more
Art exhibition a first for TUT
In addition to their lecturing skills, many staff members at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Fine and Applied Arts are also accomplished artists. Now, for the first time, they are collaborating in a group exhibition at the Pretoria Art Museum, titled Art(ed), featuring work representing all three... Read more
Finding the balance between work and home
Embrace your femininity, understand the power of leadership and find a healthy work-life balance. Atisha Gopichund is a wife, mother and business woman working in the construction sector, and this is her philosophy. After graduating from Tshwane University of Technology, Atisha started her career as a civil engineer where... Read more
Dancing to the beat let visually impaired TUT student steal the show at dance-off competition
Being blind doesn’t mean that I can’t exercise.” This attitude has just enabled a visually impaired student, Rebone Mogale, to steal stole the show at the annual arts and cultural dance-off that took place at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Primary Education at the Soshanguve North Campus.... Read more
TUT maths and science Matjiesfontein community project runs at full steam
The TUT maths and science project established at Matjiesfontein in 2012, is running at full steam. Speaking after a recent visit to the Matjiesfontein community project, under the guardianship of the Faculty of Science, Prof Prince Ngobeni, executive dean, shared his satisfaction about the way in which the project... Read more
One of TUT’s number one female leaders in run for 2017 business woman award
Cleo Ndhlovu, manager of the Centre for Tissue Engineering, based at the CSIR, and one of the number one female leaders at the University, is in the run to become the next Business Woman of the Year. The South African Council for Businesswomen (SACBW) recently announced the list of... Read more
TUT tackles maths, science problem
In a first for the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (TUTFEBE), Prof SP Daniel Chowdhury, a research professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, together with a team of lecturers have developed a maths and science workshop to get mathematics... Read more
Three TUT staff members, four new qualifications
The Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Directorate of Quality Promotion (DQP) boasts four new qualifications among three of its staff members – all aimed at ensuring improvement of teaching and learning through effective academic development and quality initiatives.   Emily Mabote, deputy director, and Zama Simamane, quality advisor, both obtained... Read more
Tshwane University extends cross-continental collaboration
The cultivation of relationships beneficial to the university’s students, staff and other stakeholders, is a central part of how an institution of higher learning ought to function. In light of this, a delegation of TUT EMC members and executive deans, together with Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, the Finnish minister of education... Read more