Centre for Academic Development: Transition of students from high schools to universities
The Centre for Academic Development (CAD) hosted its second FYE symposium for lecturers teaching first- year students. The purpose was to engage with lecturers about the experiences they have with first-year students. The symposium was guided by the following question: Is it not time to stop asking what is... Read more
F’SASEC launches PLC automation lab at VUT
20 April marked a significant occasion at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT), as the French South African Schneider Electric Centre (F’SASEC) officially launch their PLC Automation Laboratory. The automation lab boasts 24 Schneider Electric PLC M340 stations which will be available to all F’SASEC students. The automation lab... Read more
VUT FM puts student entrepreneurs on the map
With the autumn graduation ceremonies on campus having ended on Friday, 13April, it was certain that celebrating milestones achieved would be on the weekend agenda. In this celebratory vibe, VUT FM, in collaboration with the Residence Living & Learning department, decided to boost student entrepreneurs too and presented them... Read more
VUT FM puts student entrepreneurs on the map
With the autumn graduation ceremonies on campus having ended on Friday, 13April, it was certain that celebrating milestones achieved would be on the weekend agenda. In this celebratory vibe, VUT FM, in collaboration with the Residence Living & Learning department, decided to boost student entrepreneurs too and presented them... Read more
VUT offers something for everyone at Rand Show
Vaal University of Technology (VUT) took advantage of one of Gauteng’s favourite Easter holiday destinations by exhibiting at the Rand Show from 30 March to 8 April. This year, the exhibit was bigger, brighter and better than ever before. The Analytical Chemistry staff entertained the crowds by performing experiments... Read more
International student broke barriers & now celebrates her success
Her plans were to come to South Africa, to be more specific, Vanderbijlpark to further her studies at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) with objectives and dreams of obtaining a Diploma and pursue a PhD in her field of study then leave to serve her country once qualified.... Read more
A critical skill, a solution to design
On 29 and 30 January, the Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park’s design team and other teams involved in Additive Manufacturing (AM), such as Idea 2 Product and Casting Simulation, had a two-day, hands-on workshop on Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM). The course was presented... Read more
Leading innovators get selected for a trip to Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK
Starting from left: Xolani Mthetwa B-Tech student and Tumisang Manyaapelo National Diploma   Of the 15 interns of the Merseta programme, two will be taking part in an exciting programme that could change their lives. Tumisang Manyaapelo, who has a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and Xolani Mthethwa, who... Read more
VUT fraud and verifications manager now a certified global fraud examiner
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education has awarded Shireen Henning; VUT CFE Manager: fraud and verification services a certificate as a fraud examiner with global credentials. The aim of the ACFE is reducing business fraud... Read more
Second VUT student awarded ABE Bailey Travel Bursary
  The trustees of the ABE Bailey Trust have awarded Mohau Mafojane a travel bursary for 2017 which covers an all-expenses paid trip to the United Kingdom. The tour, which takes place from 21 November 2017 to 16 December 2017, boasts a one-day visit to the African Union Headquarters... Read more