Pupils of Bhekuximba High School, KwaZulu-Natal, chanted songs of gratitude when students from the Midlands Centre of the Durban University of Technology delivered sanitary pads in a project primarily aimed at keeping female students in school as there has been evidence that monthly menstrual cycles keep many poor female pupils away from school as they cannot afford to buy the items (sanitary pads).
FACILITATING POSITIVE RELATIONS BETWEEN DUT AND MUAS
The Durban University of Technology’s International Education and Partnerships (IEP) Directorate recently hosted a presentation about the Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) at the University’s ML Sultan Campus.
The Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany, was founded in 1971 and is the largest university of applied sciences in Bavaria, and the second largest university of applied sciences in Germany.
The Durban University of Technology’s International Education and Partnerships Directorate recently hosted a Celebratory Tea to honour this year’s Abe Bailey Travel Bursary Award winner Fathima Bibi Shaik.
The Celebratory Tea was held at the University’s ML Sultan Campus, Durban.
BOOSTING STAFF MORALE AND PROMOTING HEALTHY LIVING
For ten weeks, staff members at the Durban University of Technology sweated it out during the grueling Summer Shape-Up Challenge in a bid to become healthier and fitter.
The Challenge, organised by Samantha Rajcoomar, Employee Assistance Programme Specialist at the University, was also aimed at increasing staff morale as well as easing personal and work related stress.