PROF SIBIYA SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS
The Executive Dean in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), Professor Nokuthula Sibiya is in line to add another achievement in her impressive list of accolades, as she has been selected as a finalist in the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWiSA), taking place today, Thursday, 23 August 2018 at The Ranch Hotel in Polokwane.
One of the enhancements of the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Strategic Plan 2.0 involves identifying key people who are fundamental anchors of its DNA strands of engagement and student-centredness.
Professor Michael Chapman is one of these anchors at DUT who was recently awarded the prestigious 2018 Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Medal for Social Sciences and Humanities.
There is a strong international consensus that universities are enormous resources for the construction and maintenance of societies that consider as paramount the social, political and economic wellbeing of their people, and that of the physical environment in which they live.
South Africa’s higher education system, with all its challenges, must be regarded as central to national development; building a globally competitive economy; deepening our democracy and culture of human rights; and building a more equitable society to bring to fruition a nonracist...
FOAD HOSTS A SUCCESSFUL 2ND ANNUAL STUDENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Faculty of Arts and Design (FoAD) Executive Dean, Dr René Smith encouraged students to have an entrepreneurship mindset. Dr Smith was speaking at the second annual FoAD Student Entrepreneurship Day hosted by the faculty recently.
In her address Dr Smith emphasized the importance of the faculty’s role in ensuring that students are motivated and supported to become entrepreneurs and to be business minded.
USA PROFESSOR OUTLINES INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT TO DUT STUDENTS
Professor Jody Kleinberg-Biehl from the University at Buffalo in the United States of America has partnered with the Durban University of Technology’s Department of Public Relations Management to enrol students in the Collaborative Online International Learning Programme (COIL).
The Acting HOD of the Department of Public Relations Management, Nisha Ramlutchman, explained how this partnership came about.